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.

The Greater Manchester Bike Share Survey (win £200) (Salford University & British Cycling)

The University of Salford and British Cycling invite you to take part in an online survey on cycling and bike share in Greater Manchester.

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Week Eleven, 11th – 15th June: Green Party Week (United Resistance at Preston New Road)

Week Eleven, 11th – 15th June: Green Party Week… like conference but with free camping in a field with music, food and solidarity that will take us to the gates of the fracking site each day for events and actions … Continue reading

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STOP Cuadrilla High Court Injunction ! Manchester court hearing

Starts at 10.30, be there earlier…Cuadrilla are seeking to extend their injunction at the Preston New Road site – to include the supply chain, roadside, outside the gates, for example prohibiting lock ons and any disruption for suppliers.

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Manchester Friends of the Earth – #PoweringtheFuture open meeting

This month’s open meeting has a sustainable energy theme, with information on where our energy comes from, tips on how to save energy and switch to a green supplier, and a chance to find out what you can do to … Continue reading

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Trade Unions Vs Fracking – coach from MCR and Salford

On the 9th of June there will be another day of protest at Preston New Road as part of the United Resistance. This time we are particularly encouraging representatives and members of trade unions to come and show solidarity – … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Question Time – May 24 @ 7PM – #AskAndyGM

Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham will hold a question time event in the week before every Combined Authority meeting, in the area in which the meeting will be held. Partnered with key regional media, the event aims to highlight … Continue reading

 
 
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Greater Manchester Pension Fund member? Please send this crucial message to them

We have a great opportunity to pressure the Greater Manchester Pension Fund to put its investments on a more sustainable footing and would love your help. ShareAction has put together a letter which pushes our fund to use its shareholder … Continue reading

14th May 2018
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Local elections 2018…. is the environment winning?

With one day of campaigning to go before the local elections in Greater Manchester on Thursday 3rd May, Manchester Friends of the Earth welcomes the high-level of cross-party support from candidates for urgent action on key environmental issues facing us … Continue reading

 
 
2nd May 2018
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