Category Archives: Manchester A Certain Future

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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Godot has arrived!

After months and months of assurances from senior council figures that  it was “weeks from going live”, the http://www.manchesterclimate.com website has been relaunched. It now has a list of organisations that endorse the Climate Change Action Plan (about 120 out … Continue reading

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Waiting for Godot and the Website

A different correspondent (who knew MCFly had so many readers) has written: Hi Marc, On the mcfly blog you say that open registration for the 30th Nov stakeholder conf will be up at the end of the week – did … Continue reading

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Noses and time both out of joint

This landed in MCFly’s inbox “Hi Marc I want to book onto the Nov 30th City Council stakeholders conference for ‘Manchester a Certain Future’ but I can’t find a way of doing this. Do they really want the citizens of … Continue reading

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Council rag in “ignoring-own-climate-plan” shocker

The latest Manchester Pravda [er, surely “Manchester People”? Ed] slithers onto the doormat. It is a quarterly “news”paper produced by Manchester City Council. It isn’t exactly fearless investigative journalism, (sample headline “Three cheers for our schools”), and MCFly only reads … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS: City Council in “no comment” shocker on Aviation trial!

In one of the most surprising statements since Bono admitted to being a little bit up himself, Manchester City Council have responded to MCFly’s request for a comment on the impending trial of aviation activists with the following; “Unfortunately, as … Continue reading

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Manchester: A Certain Future 2010

You read it here first (perhaps); details of the “Stakeholder Conference” that MCFly has been banging on about so relentlessly. Venue: Museum of Science and Industry Date: Tuesday November 30th 2010 Title: Manchester; A Certain Future 2010 Timings: 9.30 – … Continue reading

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