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 Tameside 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


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.



Tameside Council Green Summit listening event

Greater Manchester Combined Authority under the leadership of Mayor Andy Burnham is developing a goal of becoming a zero carbon city. The GMCA wants to engage with citizens, community stakeholders and businesses to help tackle the challenges in reaching this … Continue reading



Natural Environment Green Summit Lead In Listening Events- ‘Place’

Investing in our natural environment will bring major benefits to everyone living and working within Greater Manchester. High quality green spaces can reduce flood risk, help improve air quality and enhance physical and mental wellbeing, as well as creating a … Continue reading



The Meteor: Be the media in Manchester: apply for our free journalism course starting this April

This spring The Meteor is teaming up with the Centre for Investigative Journalism to offer a comprehensive twelve session training course in community journalism. If you have ever been disappointed by media coverage in your area before, this is a … Continue reading

15th Jan 2018