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 Stockport area.

Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting

Join us to find out the latest news on the Fossil Free Greater Manchester campaign and how you can help persuade the Greater Manchester Pension Fund to divest the £1.8 billion it holds in fossil fuel companies.



Friends of the Earth North West Gathering

Saturday the 17th February saw several Manchester FOE members head north to Preston and the annual Friends of the Earth NW gathering. Each year the event is hosted in a different town – and with the promise of a delicious … Continue reading

3rd Mar 2018

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Wildflower planting – Cheadle Hulme (Manchester FoE and Friends of Mellor Green)

Join us from 10am on Mellor Green, Cheadle Hulme to prepare the ground and plant wild flower seeds with local residents and members of Manchester Friends of the Earth. Friends of the Green have been working hard to increase the … Continue reading



Jig at the Rig (Reclaim the Power)

Calling all fighters of fracking and climate champions! Swing into spring and warm up for an exciting summer of action with a massive dance off at the gates of the Preston New Road fracking site. On Friday 16th March Reclaim … Continue reading



Great British Spring Clean (2nd – 4th March)

Join thousands of #LitterHeroes helping to clean up the country for the Great British Spring Clean, 2-4 March.



Business, transport and the Mayor’s green vision – have your say. (Green Summit Listening event)

Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has a vision to make Greater Manchester one of the leading green cities in Europe – and he wants to hear from you.



Green Summit Listening Event – Green Technology and Services Sector

In the lead up to the Greater Manchester Green Summit on the 21st of March, this event will provide an insight into Greater Manchester’s contribution to the low carbon agenda by presenting the latest stats on the size and growth … Continue reading



Stockport Listening Workshop – part of a wider GM Green Summit

In March 2018, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, is holding a Green Summit for Greater Manchester to inform a new environmental vision for the city region and to draw up an Environment Charter.