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.

Lobby Stockport Council meeting (Goyt Valley SOS campaign)

Last Tuesday’s full-to-bursting meeting at the Travellers’ Call resolved to lobby the full Council meeting on this coming Thursday 28th at Stockport Town Hall at 5.30pm. We’ll be starting outside at the Edward Street entrance and going inside for questions … Continue reading



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.

19th Jun 2018


Open Morning at Stockport Hydro (Community Energy Fortnight event)

Stockport Hydro, a renewable energy scheme at Otterspool Weir on the river Goyt near Marple, Stockport, is Greater Manchester’s first community-owned hydro-electric project. Our two Archimedes screws, Thunder and Lightning, have been operational since October 2012, generating renewable electricity which … Continue reading



Goyt Valley SOS! meeting

Please say No to the Bypass in Stockport Council’s new SEMMMS Strategy consultation. The consultation questions don’t mention the A6-M60 Bypass directly (clever!), but we can say No by going to the Consultation online and ticking “strongly disagree” for Question … Continue reading



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



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.



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



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