Campaign for Better Transport

Ask your MEPs to clean up vehicle testing (Campaign for Better Transport)

In April 2017, MEPs have a real chance to do something about air pollution from vehicles – let’s make sure they take it.  The shocking revelations from Dieselgate made headlines when the truth about emissions on our streets was exposed. … Continue reading

17th Mar 2017

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Help keep peat in its place

Peat is hugely important for nature and for tackling climate change and floods. But for decades it has been dug up, bagged and put in our gardens. As spring approaches and thoughts turn to gardening we need your help to … Continue reading

9th Mar 2017

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Public to measure UK air pollution in huge citizen science project

Friends of the Earth’s citizen science project to measure air pollution hopes to become biggest of its kind, as survey reveals only 1 in 10 think their air quality is bad. Friends of the Earth has launched an ambitious citizen … Continue reading

1st Mar 2017

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Young Friends of the Earth Manchester meeting

Do you know any young people (in Years 10 to 13) who have a passion for the environment? The aim of Young Friends of the Earth Manchester will be to represent the voice of young people in Manchester on all … Continue reading

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2 April


Let’s give Manchester’s bees a helping hand!

Let’s make Manchester a City of Bees! Many of us will have heard of—or even taken part in—City of Trees, the drive to plant three million trees across Greater Manchester over the next 25 years.



Can you help Manchester FoE with these upcoming events & actions?

There are couple of actions and events coming up over the next couple of weekends that we’d love your help with!


Drop in session

Manchester Friends of the Earth Drop-in Wednesday

Join us anytime between 6-8pm on Wednesday 29th March to help out with any actions we have to catch up with, drink tea and generally chat about the group (and the state of the world?!)

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29 March

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“Europe poised for total ban on bee-harming pesticides” – Friends of the Earth reaction

Responding to a report in the Guardian  that draft regulations show the European Commission wants to prohibit the insecticides that cause ‘acute risks to bees’, Friends of the Earth senior nature campaigner Paul de Zylva said: “Evidence of the harm … Continue reading


Eating Better for a Fair Green Healthy Future

How to make an energy-saving dessert in 9 easy steps

We can’t all star in the Great British Bake Off like eco-friendly baker Ian Cummings (pictured right) – but we can all help to save energy when we cook. Ian is celebrating Earth Hour 2017 (25 March) by sharing his energy-saving favourite recipe – delicious … Continue reading

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Fossil Free GM lobbying skill-share

On Monday 27th March, Fossil Free Greater Manchester will host a special skill-share and training on how to have successful lobbying meetings. This session will be particularly useful for people working on divestment campaigns who wish to meet with councillors, … Continue reading

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27 March

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Join the Great British Bee Count

Join us for the Great British Bee Count from 19 May – 30 June 2017 and discover the wonderful world of bees in our gardens, streets and green spaces this summer. Bees are essential: we rely on them to pollinate … Continue reading