Salford

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 Salford area.

Apple Day Celebration & Pie Contest

After popular demand we’re returning once more to Ordsall Hall for an even bigger and better Apple Day Celebration and Pie Contest. This family friendly afternoon will play host to a myriad of orchard related activities.

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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.

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Birds of Peel Park – Talk & Screening

Join local wildlife photographer Dr Luke Blazejewski for an evening of short films, wildlife photography, tales from the natural world, and a geeky obsession over the beauty of butterflies (self control is hard). Whether you are a seasoned ornithologist or … Continue reading

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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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A magical clean air machine… join the ‘Bicycle Bloc’ @ Manchester Day Parade (Sunday 18th June)

Manchester Day Parade 2017 is on Sunday 18th June and this year will be a celebration of all things magic and over 2000 performers will take you on a magical adventure of wonder, invention and illusion. Manchester Day 2017 promises … Continue reading

12th Jun 2017
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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

24th May 2017
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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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