If there is not a local group listed in your area – why not help set one up!  Help and support is available from the North West Friends of the Earth campaigners, Helen Rimmer or Polly Steiner.

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

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‘Made to Move’: £1.5 billion reasons to act !

On Friday 15th December, Chris Boardman – the Greater Manchester Cycling and Walking Commissioner will be presenting  the ‘Made to Move: 15 steps to transform Greater Manchester’ plan to Andy Burnham (GM Mayor) and the 10 council leaders at the … Continue reading

10th Dec 2017


Manchester FoE festive social

It seems like a good time for a Manchester Friends of the Earth social…. 



Zero Waste Week (4-8th September)

Zero Waste Week is the annual awareness campaign for reducing landfill. Helping you save money and preserve resources since 2008.



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.



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


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



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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MP for Rochdale Hustings by Save our Villages Newhey & Milnrow

This Hustings is open to anyone but we would particularly welcome the people of Newhey and Milnrow. The purpose of the Hustings is to listen and ask questions of our prospective parliamentary MP. They have all agreed to attend and … Continue reading