Bolton Friends of the Earth

We are a long established group of 6-8 members working mainly on national Friends of the Earth campaigns.  We have stalls, lobby our MPs, hold fund raising events and occasional social events. We meet on the fourth Wednesday in the month (but not December) at 8.00pm, at the Friends Meeting House,  Silverwell St,  Bolton.

Please contact: Elizabeth Shepherd, 21 Anfield Road, Bolton, BL3 3DA.   Tel: 01204 650586.  Email: for more information.

Listed below are environment-related actions, events and news for the Bolton area.




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Science March – Manchester / Science, not Silence!

Manchester’s satellite march on support of science and reason. We are scientists and science enthusiasts. We come from all races, all religions, all gender identities, all sexual orientations, all abilities, all socioeconomic backgrounds, all political perspectives, and all nationalities.


Save the GreenBelt Groups rally

Save our GreenBelt Groups Rally – wear something green!

This rally is being organised across all the Greater Manchester groups who are against GMSF. – please see our Facebook event for details, updates will also be posted on here.


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Everything you wanted to know about (social) media but were afraid to ask….! skillshare

This month’s Manchester Friends of the Earth meeting features a skillshare on all things to do with the media (social or otherwise), publicity and communications.  Come along us and tell us what skills you would like to learn or what … Continue reading


Bolton against Fracking

Bolton Against Fracking monthly meeting

All welcome to our monthly meeting where we plan our anti fracking protests and awareness events, discuss current events within the fracking movement and what we can do to help. #togetherwearemighty


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Fossil Free Greater Manchester meeting

FFGM is the group campaigning for the Greater Manchester Pension Fund to stop investing in fossil fuels.


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Horwich meeting (Bolton Against Fracking)

Come along and find out about about the threat Lancashire is facing right now. They are currently working to frack in Lancashire with the help of local business’ and we will be next. Find out how we can all make … Continue reading


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Armstrong Aggregates announced it will terminate work with AE Yates Ltd and drilling firm Cuadrilla

ANTI-FRACKING protesters celebrated today as a Bolton firm ended its involvement in a controversial project. Quarry operators Armstrong Aggregates announced that it will terminate work with AE Yates Ltd and drilling firm Cuadrilla to provide materials for the building of … Continue reading

8th Feb 2017


Where next for the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework?

The deadline for responses to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework consultation passed  at 23.59 on Monday 16th January 2017.  So what comes next?

25th Jan 2017

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