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.

Goyt Valley SOS Public meeting

Next Tuesday (26th Sept) at 7pm we have a meeting at the Offerton Community Centre. We need your support.There are alarming developments concerning the A6-M60 Bypass which will rip through the fields between Offerton and Bosden Farm Estates and Hazel … Continue reading



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.



Woodbank Memorial Park Open Day & Bee-keeping Experience

On Saturday 9th September come and explore The Kindling Trust’s growing hub at Woodbank Park Nursery in Stockport and, if you book in time, get a taste of bee-keeping too! Look round our community garden, hear about our commercial growers … Continue reading



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.



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


Stockport Hydro Ltd Open Afternoon (Community Energy Fortnight)

Our two Archimedes screws, Thunder and Lightning, have been operational since October 2012, generating renewable electricity which is fed into the National Grid. The scheme, generating electricity on the River Goyt at Otterspool, was Greater Manchester’s first community-owned renewable energy … Continue reading



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