10th December 2019 | By karthiknair

Pollution of rivers in Manchester is a common problem, says Environment Agency

The pollution of rivers in Manchester is an annual occurrence, according to the Mersey Rivers Trust. Mike Duddy, senior project manager at Mersey Rivers Trust...


5th August 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Trees not cars – Campaign group try to petition city council to turn old retail park into green space rather than new parking lot

An old retail park in Manchester is to be turned into a new 10-acre parking lot unless campaigners can convince the city council to change...


17th July 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Tax to lower dangerous emissions – How will Manchester play fair on clean air?

The Mayor of Manchester has hit out at central government for rejecting a funding application to help the city adapt to a Clean Air Zone....

Slow down fast fashion

11th December 2018 | By Hannah Lemoine

Raising awareness of the harmful effects of the fast fashion industry on the environment #slowdownfastfashion

A campaign to #SlowDownFastFashion This is a campaign to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of fast fashion. Fast fashion is defined as ‘inexpensive clothing produced...


26th October 2018 | By Sam Peckett

Oxford Road pollution ‘cuts six months off a person’s life’, report claims

Manchester is undergoing a ‘pollution crisis’ with illegal nitrogen dioxide levels causing up to 1,781 premature deaths per year, figures reveal. A report carried out by the...

Dead Swan

24th October 2018 | By Daniel Davies

EXCLUSIVE: Disturbing pictures of dead swans floating among debris in Salford Quays

Shocking pictures have emerged of dead swans floating among piles of rubbish in the water at Salford Quays. The disturbing images clearly show swans surrounded by debris...


29th June 2018 | By nq_admin

Volunteers forced to take control of litter problem despite council’s £14.5m pledge

Nearly 3,000 litter louts are caught in Manchester yearly despite the city council’s recent £14.5m crackdown on anti-social behaviour. On-the-spot fines of £80 are handed...