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Bees under threat as Government relaxes pesticide ban

29/7/15: Photo: John FreemanJust as Lancaster's Beekeepers were getting deserved media attention for introducing newcomers to their craft, celebrating their much-admired work, came wider news interest in our best-known pollinators. And it wasn't good.

Friends of the Earth film reveal passionate opposition to Fracking across Lancashire

16/1/15: Take Action Now. Keep Lancashire Frack Free. from Friends of the Earth EWNI on Vimeo. Friends of the Earth has releaseda video documenting the views of Lancashire people on fracking, as part of its long campaign to stop fracking in the County, which is now at a crucial moment.

North Lancashire Friends of the Earth

Paul Martyn, 4 Sylvester Street, Lancaster LA1 5DG. Tel.: Paul Martyn 01524 62146. Friends of the Earth local volunteer groups work to improve the environment locally, nationally and internationally. 

Local Tory MPs back "Gagging Bill", Third Reading next week, protest tomorrow in Lancaster

6/9/13: Eric Ollerenshaw(Updated 1350): Both Lancaster MP Eric Ollerenshaw and Morecambe and Lunesdale MP David Morris have given their backing to a new bill that many charities and pressure groups have warned could effectively curtail some of their work in the 12 month run up to a general election.

Local Friends of the Earth Get Serious about C02

15/7/09: North Lancashire Friends of the Earth has signed up to the environmental group's national campaign "Get Serious about CO2", which aims to get local councils to commit to an emissions reduction target of 40% by 2020 and set out a plan of action for achieving these targets.

Environment Jobs A-Plenty if Council Went Green?

10/7/09: If Lancaster City Council insulated buildings and fitted green energy in the Lancaster area, it could create 64 jobs as well as slashing climate-changing emissions, according to independent research released by North Lancashire Friends of the Earth recently.