Category Archives: agma

Statement re: “Manchester Airport on Trial”

For more information about the case of two groups of activists on trial for actions they are alleged to have taken in May 2010, see their website.  MCFly was promised (twice, and personally) statements from the Press Team at Manchester … Continue reading

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Climate Change Strategy for Greater Manchester

The production of a Greater Manchester Climate Change Strategy has been agreed by the “Association of Greater Manchester Authorities” (AGMA) at its September meeting. This will collate existing theme and district plans into a single strategy which will underpin the … Continue reading

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Environment Commission marches on…

On the 18 March, the AGMA-level Environment commission met up to discuss various issues such as the progress of their programme and the Low Carbon Economic Area (LCEA) delivery plan. Led by Keith Davidson, the LCEA for the Built Environment … Continue reading

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Environment Commission- announcement imminent

Sometime (very) soon, there will be an announcment about the Environment Commission, the Manchester-wide body that will sit alongside 6 other commissions on health, transport, public protection etc.The Environment Commission will (sort of) hold the AGMA Executive’s feet to the … Continue reading

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Scoop! Environment Commissioners not being appointed yet

The Environment Commission for Greater Manchester will have to wait a little longer for its first meeting as a full body. Six members of the 11 commissioner group have been appointed, and have already met once, but five others are … Continue reading

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Update on AGMA’s Environment Commission

MCFly has been reliably informed by AGMA bods that the Environment Commission’s first meeting will now be on the 7th of April, NOT in ‘February or early March’ as they previously announced (see MCFly 17 for background info). By then, … Continue reading

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MCFly 017- Environment Commission: a work in progress

A new Greater Manchester-wide body will be a key part of the political ecosystem that climate campaigners work in. The “Environment Commission” is one of seven such outfits that will work across the city region, and report to the Association … Continue reading

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