Category Archives: news

Degrowth in Manchester – a new resource

We are really pleased to endorse this initiative from Neriya and Maddy, two second year students at the University of Manchester.  In this guest post they explain their ‘zine idea, which you can download or read online, from the links … Continue reading

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Andy Burnham urged to act against government’s proposed planning system changes

from the Meteor Open letter calls on Andy Burnham, and the leaders of the conurbation’s ten boroughs, to “intervene” in the government’s plans to change the UK planning system, which the campaigners call an “emergency for communities and local authorities … Continue reading

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The Post Growth Challenge

The Post Growth Challenge Extended deadline – midnight, GMT, Wednesday 31 March, 2021. An initiative in collaboration with the Manchester Meteor and the Systems Change Alliance. What? A cooperative challenge to find a better way to present the post-growth alternative. … Continue reading

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Steady State Manchester’s online shop opens

Now you can buy the printed version of our main pamphlet and a limited stock of unique SSM tee-shirts from this website. If reading this some months after it was posted, do visit our Shop page to see if we’ve … Continue reading

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Bigger cuts for Manchester – in its annual greenhouse gas emissions

Manchester now needs to make bigger cuts to its annual greenhouse gas emissions: A commentary on Manchester Climate Change Agency’s Annual Report A brief Annual Report for 2020 has been issued by Manchester Climate Change Agency. It is not a … Continue reading

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From Counter Coin to Counter Community

SSM collective member Mike Riddell has been involved for some time in a grassroots project seeking to implement transformative change in Staffordshire, which ties to Steady State Manchester’s vision for a more viable economy. He and his colleague Brian Leyland … Continue reading

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A week left to comment on Manchester’s local plan. How to.

Here is the link to a Skeleton response to Manchester Local Plan Issues Consultation 2020 It has been produced by members of Climate Emergency Manchester, Rising Up! Manchester Families, Greater Manchester Housing Action and Steady State Manchester. It does not … Continue reading

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A Message about Coronavirus

Dear Supporters, Amidst the countless articles, blogs, and tweets about the coronavirus, we want to convey a short message from the Steady State Manchester collective to our members and wider readership. The spread of this pernicious coronavirus and the associated … Continue reading

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