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: for more information.

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




Bentley Effect - (Anti Fracking) Non Violent Action & Strategy Workshop

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

24th May 2017

The Bentley Effect

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


Bentley Effect - (Anti Fracking) Non Violent Action & Strategy Workshop

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


Bolton FoE

The Woodland Trust’s Bioblitz, Bolton

Bolton Friends of the Earth are having a stall at the Woodland Trust’s Bioblitz event.  We will be promoting the Great British Bee Count app and telling people about bees and the Bee Cause campaign.  The bioblitz will include bug … Continue reading


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General Election 2017 – Tweet your Bolton candidates

On Thursday 8th June, people across Greater Manchester have the opportunity to vote for their Members of Parliament.   Manchester Friends of the Earth have been asking the candidates’ views on key environmental issues. We will publish the results as they … Continue reading

10th May 2017


GM Mayoral Hustings: What About the Environment?

With Greater Manchester on the verge of electing its first ever Metro Mayor, this is your chance to quiz the mayoral candidates on what they will do to protect and enhance our environment.


European Cycling Challenge 2017

European Cycling Challenge 2017 (1-31st May)

The European Cycling Challenge is the biggest urban cyclists’ team competition, which takes  place every year May, 1-31. Join the Team of your City, track your bike trips, challenge other European cities!

19th Apr 2017

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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