”We will build the movement of movements” – Campaigners meet at ‘Time to Act’ conference in Manchester

Article published: Sunday, October 11th 2015

As the Tories left town with egg on their face, a coalition of campaign groups hosted their own conference on Saturday called ‘Time to Act’ – a day of speeches and workshops covering a range of issues surrounding climate change.

Q&A: The Greater Manchester & District Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

Article published: Monday, November 24th 2014

In the run-up to the Campaigns Bazaar on Thursday, MULE portrays groups taking part to learn more their work. For the first interview, Kathrin Ohlmann spoke to Jacqui Burke from the Greater Manchester & District Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

Campaigners launch petition to ban plastic bags

Article published: Wednesday, October 16th 2013

A petition to ban plastic bags in the Manchester area has been launched this month.

Manchester food co-op offers growing alternative to industrial agribusiness

Article published: Saturday, July 6th 2013

A not-for-profit organic food co-operative bringing together local organic growers and buyers are raising money to bring locally-sourced, environmentally friendly and affordable grub to Manchester as an alternative to global agribusinesses.

Reclaim the power, say No Dash for Gas activists

Article published: Friday, June 7th 2013

Climate activists have said they hope to “encourage and inspire” people to fight for democracy and strike back against climate change after escaping prison sentences for successfully shutting down a gas-fired power plant last year.

Demonstration planned as tree climbing protestors occupy Alexandra Park

Article published: Friday, February 1st 2013

Manchester City Council’s plans to fell what protesters claim could be up to 400 trees in Alexandra Park have been challenged by local residents since they were unveiled in December 2012. Despite this, felling went ahead before being halted this week by local opponents who have occupied the park to make themselves heard.

Peel power vs. people power: public inquiry begins over Barton incinerator

Article published: Tuesday, November 13th 2012

Major developer Peel Holdings’ fiercely-opposed plan for a biomass incinerator in Trafford is going before a public inquiry billed by campaigners as the “last chance” to halt the plant from today, Tuesday 12 November.