Bolton

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.  Meeting dates may change please check (contact details below).

Please contact: Elizabeth Shepherd, 21 Anfield Road, Bolton, BL3 3DA.   Tel: 01204 650586.  Email: eshepherd321@btinternet.com for more information.

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

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Climate Change and Faith, Bolton

Hear from Unitarian Minister Stephen Lingwood. Part of a series of climate change talks in Bolton.   When: 7.30pm, Wednesday 27th September Where: Bank Street Unitarian Chapel, Bank Street, Bolton Town Centre, BL1 1TS More info: Contact s_lingwood@hotmail.com  

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Climate Change and Activism, Bolton

Hear from representatives from Bolton Against Fracking. Part of a series of climate change talks in Bolton.   When: 7.30pm, Wednesday 20th September Where: Bank Street Unitarian Chapel, Bank Street, Bolton Town Centre, BL1 1TS More info: Contact s_lingwood@hotmail.com  

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Climate Change and Science, Bolton

Hear from Professor Geoffrey Levermore, University of Manchester. Part of a series of climate change talks in Bolton.

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Fossil Free Greater Manchester meeting (Skype)

Join us to find out how you can get involved in our campaign to persuade the Greater Manchester Pension Fund to divest the £1.3 billion it holds in fossil fuel investments.

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The Rolling Resistance Bike Ride – from Manchester to Blackpool

Roll on to the Rolling Resistance this July as anti-fracking activists converge on Preston New Road to stop the fracking industry in its tracks. Beginning in central Manchester, this one day bike ride will wind its way through local sites … Continue reading

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News release: Australian campaigners visit Manchester to share secret to beating the fracking industry

Manchester Friends of the Earth, Frack Free Greater Manchester and Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth are inviting people to a special screening of ‘The Bentley Effect’ Movie – A Message of Hope, 3pm, Saturday 27th May at the Central … Continue reading

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Screening of ‘The Bentley Effect’ Movie – A Message of Hope

The Bentley Effect – a film produced by Brendan Shoebridge, Ian Gaillard and Simon Clough, details how the idyllic Northern Rivers of New South Wales, Australia, came under threat from invasive industrial gasfields. It explores the multifaceted issue of hydraulic … Continue reading

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The Bentley Effect – Non Violent Direct Action & Strategy workshop

A message of hope, with Simon Clough, Ian Gaillard & Brendan Shoebridge of the Bentley Blockade The Bentley Effect details how the idyllic Northern Rivers of NSW came under threat from invasive industrial gasfields and how the community responded with … Continue reading

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