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St. Thomas Centre

Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
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Email: info@vsnw.org.uk

NWEL Green Bullet

The Green Bullet is a monthly update provided by the North West Environment Link (NWEL) on the key issues and events affecting the environment of the North West, and the groups and people that care about it.  

To receive the Green Bullet, email andyyuille@gmail.com with the subject line "Subscribe". Please also email Andy (same email address) if you would like to suggest items or topics for discussion. 

Latest issues of the NWEL Green Bullet:

Green Bullet #64

29 March 2016

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns on subjects including air pollution and the green belt
► Information on planning
► The latest publications, consultations and resources

Green Bullet #63

25 February 2016

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns including the EU referendum and a survey on air quality
► Information on energy and planning
► The latest publications, consultations and resources

Green Bullet #62

27 January 2016

In this Bulletin:

► Climate change and food waste
► Information on planning and energy
► The latest publications, consultations and funding

Green Bullet #61

21 December 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Climate change - Paris agreement
► Publications - Air pollution and butterflies
► The latest resources and consultations

Green Bullet #60

26 November 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Climate change, Big Pathwatch and Giving Tuesday
► Publications - Set up to fail and Green bridges
► The latest resources and consultations

Green Bullet #59

28 October 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Climate change, food waste and plastics bags
► Publications - Response for Nature and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
► The latest resources, consultations and events

Green Bullet #58

28 September 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Living Seas, road noise and pylons
► Publications - Environmental impacts of consumption and production
► The latest resources, consultations and events

Green Bullet #57

27 August 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Green coalition and Green Belt
► Publications - Future of Cities and A Community Right to Beauty
► The latest resources, consultations and events

Green Bullet #56

29 July 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - climate change and energy
► Publications - So much more than the view and A living countryside
► The latest resources, consultations and events

Green Bullet #55

25 June 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Climate change and Protect our Place
► Publications - Getting There and Getting Houses Built
► The latest resources, consultations and events

Green Bullet #54

28 May 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Climate change, air quality and bees
► Information about energy and planning
► The latest publications, events and funding opportunities

Green Bullet #53

28 April 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - A manifesto for the landscape of Cumbria and climate change
► Information about local plans and Smithill's estate, Bolton
► The latest publications, events and funding opportunities

Green Bullet #52

27 March 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Election updates and climate change
► Information about planning and energy
► The latest publications, events and funding opportunities

Green Bullet #51

26 February 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Climate changes, National Parks 
► Information about the Infrastructure Act and Local Nature Partnerships
► The latest publications, events and funding opportunities

Green Bullet #50

28 January 2015

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Election / manifesto campaigns & Cold Homes Week
► Information about fracking, planning and renewables
► The latest publications, events and funding opportunities

Green Bullet #48

26 November 2014

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - nature and wellbeing, brownfield land, water
► Information about climate change, HS3 and renewable energy
► The latest publications, events and funding opportunities

Green Bullet #47

23 October 2014

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Vote for wild flowers in Manchester & Liverpool and Trees of Special Interest
► Information about green belt plans and waste management
► The latest publications, events and consultations

Green Bullet #46

25 September 2014

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - read about the latest pre-election environment manifestos  
► Information about neighbourhood planning and plans for the green belt
► The latest publications, events and consultations

Green Bullet #45

29 August 2014

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Break the Bag Habit, Bee World
► Information about neighbourhood planning, fracking and transport
► The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #44

28 July 2014

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - mapping brownfield land, marine conservation, trees and badgers
► Information about renewable energy, solar and wind power
► The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #43

24 June 2014

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - Help Buy Blencathra, biodiversity offsetting, Great British Bee Count
► Information about solar power and HS2
► The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #42

26 May 2014

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns - World Environment Day and light pollution
► Information about neighbourhood planning and shale gas
► The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #41

28 April 2014

In this Bulletin:

► Campaigns about climate change and grasslands
► Information about HS2 and garden cities
► The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #40

24 March 2014

In this Bulletin:

► Impact of national planning policy
► Information on LEPs and neighbourhood plans
► The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #39

26 February 2014

In this Bulletin:

Star Count 2014 and flooding
► Community Energy Strategy and neighbourhood planning
► The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #38

24 January 2014

In this Bulletin:

►Woodland protection and break the bag habit  
►Energy - renewables and fracking 
►The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #37

20 December 2013

In this Bulletin:

►The birds...and the bees  
►Information on neighbourhood planning
►The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #36

28 November 2013

In this Bulletin:

►Energy Bill Revolution campaign  
►Information updates on HS2 and energy
►The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #35

28 October 2013

In this Bulletin:

►Friends of the Earth Reclaim Power campaign  
►New rules make it harder to register village greens
►The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #34

26 September 2013

In this Bulletin:

►The latest campaigns on the 'gagging law', bees and fracking 
►Updates on neighbourhood planning
►The latest consultations, publications and events

Green Bullet #33

28 August 2013

In this Bulletin:

►The latest campaigns including HS2 information and plastic pollution
►Updates on planning and the green belt
►The latest resources, publications and events

Green Bullet #32

30 July 2013

In this Bulletin:

►CPRE Charter for the Countryside
►Local Nature Partnerships report
►The latest resources, publications and events

Green Bullet #30

24 May 2013

In this Bulletin:

►Research on the first year of the government's National Planning Policy Framework 
►Review of funding for Waste & Resources Action Programme
►Latest environment publications, events and funding

Green Bullet #29

30 April 2013

In this Bulletin:

►Plastic bags charge
►Better local travel, more choice: new transport toolkit 
►Latest environment publications, events and funding

Green Bullet #28

2 April 2013

In this Bulletin:

►Planning reform update
►Neighbourhood planning
►Latest environment publications and events

Green Bullet #27

28 February 2013

In this Bulletin:

►HS2 campaign
►Consultation on Marine Conservation Zones
►Upcoming environment events

Green Bullet #26

28 November 2012

In this Bulletin:

►Campaign for Better Transport publications
►Community Energy Coalition
►Upcoming environment events

Green Bullet #25

24 October 2012

In this Bulletin:

►Campaigns including the badger cull and woodlands
►Consultations on wildlife crime and the effect of insecticides on bees 
►Upcoming events

Green Bullet #24

27 September 2012

In this Bulletin:

►Campaigns including breaking the bag habit and keep the green belt green
►Several consultations that you can respond to 
►Guidance and publications

Green Bullet #23

23 August 2012

In this Bulletin:

►Campaigns and consultations including new sustainable development indicators
►Publications including guidance on planning for green infrastructure & biodiversity
►Latest regional events

Green Bullet #22

18 July 2012

In this Bulletin:

►Campaigns and consultations
►Publications - Natural Environment White Paper - one year on 
►Local Nature Partnerships - approval for 8 North West groups!

Green Bullet #21

21 June 2012

In this Bulletin:

3 new websites launched to help meet the sustainability challenge 
►Updates on LNPs and LEPs
►Funding

Green Bullet #20

22 May 2012

In this Bulletin:

►Campaigns and consultations
►Publication - making the case for investing in the environment
Local Nature Partnerships

 

Green Bullet #19

18 April 2012

In this Bulletin:

►The Green Food Project
►Local Nature Partnerships
►Sustainable Development

Green Bullet #18

21 March 2012

In this Bulletin:

► Update on National Planning Policy Framework
► Mainstreaming sustainable development across Government
► Events

Green Bullet #17

15 February 2012

This Bullet includes:

  • Campaigns and consultations
  • Events 
  • Dates on Local Nature Partnerships - lots of event coming up! - and Local Enterprise Partnership

Green Bullet #16

12 January 2012

In this Bulletin:

► National Planning Policy Framework - still time to have your voice heard
► Climate Week
► Local Nature Partnerships

Green Bullet #15

25 November 2011

The latest environmental news from NWEL including a consultation on change to feed-in tariffs, a report on the government's environmental record, forthcoming events and the Natural Environment White Paper

Green Bullet #14

27 October 2011

Latest Environment news including a consultation on the environmental impact of revoking regional strategies, plus campaigning on the National Planning Policy framework, latest news on NW Local Nature Partnership bids, as well as forthcoming events and latest publications. 

Green Bullet #13

7 September 2011

Latest news from NWEL about LEPs, Local Nature Partnerships, and research into the Manchester Airport Enterprise Zone.

NWEL Bulletin # 12

19 July 2011

In this Bulletin:

► National Planning Policy Framework – a sneak preview!
► Natural Environment White Paper briefings
► Local Nature Partnerships – coming to an area near you soon?

NWEL Bulletin No 11

16 June 2011

In this bulletin

  • The Localism Bill - danger of "cash for sprawl" proposal
  • Our natural Ecosystem worth over £30b a year
  • Jubilee Woods Project - Plant a tree with The Woodland Trust

 

NWEL Bulletin # 10

3 May 2011

In this bulletin:
►Environmental legislation is NOT red tape - act now to save it!
► Act now to save community right of appeal against bad planning decisions!
►£110m boost to England's Rivers

NWEL Bulletin No 9

8 April 2011

Included in this Bulletin

►Common's Select Committee warning on abolition of RSS

►Bleak assessment of Government's spending cuts on the region

►Knowing your environmental limits

NWEL Bulletin # 8

27 March 2011

In this bulletin

►Our Big Society & Environment Conference Report - on its way to Ministers.

►Planning Reforms - two excellent briefings

►Regional Government - not quite gone!

NWEL Bulletin #7

17 December 2010

In this bulletin;
► Big Society Conference - latest info and data
► Big Society Awards!
► Localism Bill - what's it all about?

NWEL Bulletin #5

18 October 2010

In this bulletin:
► Big Society & The Environment Conference
► Latest on LEPs in North West
► Government's Planning reforms - CPRE Charter

NWEL Bulletin#4

20 September 2010

In this bulletin
► all about Local Enterprise Partnerships
►Green Infrastructure and Climate Change consultation
►Future Water Policy

NWEL Bulletin #3

28 August 2010

In this bulletin:
► Landscape and Localism Workshop
► Review of Environmental Impact Regulations
► Vacancy - Marine Conservation Officer, NW Wildlife Trusts

NWEL Bulletin #2

6 August 2010

In this bulletin

►Government review of National Waste Policy
► An invitation to shape the Nature of England
►Pathfinders to become 'Ecohoods'

Featured News

27 April 2016

Halton - a social value borough

Halton & St Helens Voluntary and Community Action have been working with a range of partners to implement social value in Halton. This case study shows the areas of work that they have been involved in and the benefits of these

26 April 2016

The Christie NHS FT CQC Inspection

The Care Quality Commission inspection of The Christie NHS Foundation Trust takes place in May 2016. Patients who have used the hospital services in the last 12 months (and their families) are encouraged to meet CQC inspectors to give feedback at two Trust Stalls.

19 April 2016

CQC Care for Older People Campaign

The Care Quality Commission have launched a campaign asking for older people, and their friends and families, to share their experiences of health and social care

5 April 2016

Speak up about care for older people

The Care Quality Commission’s Worked up? Speak Up campaign wants older people to speak up and share their experiences of care. By providing CQC with feedback, confidentially if you wish, you will help improve the overall quality of care in England

5 April 2016

Local Sustainability Fund awards announced

The Cabinet Office have announced the first two sets of awards as part of the Local Sustainability Fund. There have been 24 awards given to organisations in the North West in this first announcement

Contact Us

Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre
Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk