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 Trafford 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.



Survival Science (a British Science Week event)

Celebrate British Science Week 2018 with our free, hands-on, family-friendly event!



Go Wild at Sale Water Park (Friends of Sale Water Park and City of Trees)

Families are encouraged to celebrate the great outdoors and ‘Go Wild’ at Sale Water Park with a fun-filled day of free family activities. Adults and children alike are encouraged to get out, and get active in the great outdoors with … Continue reading



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.



Turn Moss Proposals – Public Meeting

The Council is holding a public meeting to share in more detail the proposals for Turn Moss. Representatives from the Council, UA92 and Salford FC Academy will be in attendance.



Rearranged: Fancy Dress community Litter Pick (Love Old Trafford)

Love Old Trafford (LOT) proudly present our first event for 2018. Together with the Old Trafford Wonderwomen (WI) and Great Places Housing Group, we will be doing a family-friendly litter-pick around the Clifton Grove/Stretford Road area. Look for the LOT … Continue reading