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Steady State Manchester (SSM) asks the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) to focus on quality of life in a viable economy, rather than economic growth and include the need for land for food production in the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) .

THe Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) is preparing the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF), which will guide the 10 councils of Greater Manchester in planning and managing the supply of land for jobs and new homes over the next … Continue reading

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Having Enough Good Food for the Manchester Region; who we need to influence and what we need to do, to multiply our impact?

Twenty three people came together at a workshop organised by Steady State Manchester (SSM) on Saturday 18th October. In a spirit of shared learning participants generated priorities about WHO we need to influence and WHAT we need to do, to … Continue reading

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Don’t miss Steady State Workshop on Saturday – HAVING ENOUGH GOOD FOOD IN THE MANCHESTER REGION

HAVING ENOUGH GOOD FOOD IN THE MANCHESTER REGION  Shaping a viable food economy to multiply our impact 18 October 2014, 1.30-5pm Methodist Central Buildings Central Hall Oldham Street Manchester M1 1JQ A participative, action orientated workshop for anyone who wants … Continue reading

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Leading by example in an age of austerity

If anyone could claim to be leading by example in an age of austerity, it is José Mujica, Uruguay‘s president, who has forsworn a state palace in favour of a farmhouse, donates the vast bulk of his salary to social … Continue reading

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Manchester Socialist Health Association hosting a meeting on ‘Health and a Steady State Approach’

Monday 3rd February, 7-9pm – ‘Health and a Steady State Approach’. APOLOGIES IF YOU HAVE TRIED TO BOOK FOR THIS EVENT AND TOLD IT WAS FULLY BOOKED, WE NOW HAVE A BIGGER ROOM SO PLEASE TRY AGAIN The Socialist Health … Continue reading

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Can food be a major vehicle for driving a steady state in Greater Manchester?

There is an amazing amount of wonderful work going on around sustainable food issues in Greater Manchester and a lot of exciting events in the month ahead. These  include  Feeding Manchester’s  workshop on Saturday 9th November where participants will be … Continue reading

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Don’t miss our next exciting In Place of Growth Workshop, focussing on food.

  Imagine Greater Manchester where people and the planet thrive together and what we can do to make it happen!!! Saturday 2nd November 1-5pm Manchester Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street, M1 1JQ Let’s make sure Steady State Manchester and its … Continue reading

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Forthcoming events

See  calendar for more details of the following events Monday 30th September, Food Sovereignty – Reclaiming the Global Food System at Unicorn Grocery,  7.00 – 9.30pm Thursday 3rd October 2013, Inaugural John Shiers Memorial Lecture – Professor Helen Colley, University … Continue reading

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