Wigan

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 Wigan area.

 

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Bentley Effect - (Anti Fracking) Non Violent Action & Strategy Workshop

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
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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

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Bentley Effect - (Anti Fracking) Non Violent Action & Strategy Workshop

The Bentley Effect – Non Violent Direct Action & Strategy workshop

A message of hope, with Simon Clough, Ian Gaillard & Brendan Shoebridge of the Bentley Blockade The Bentley Effect details how the idyllic Northern Rivers of NSW came under threat from invasive industrial gasfields and how the community responded with … Continue reading

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General Election 2017 – Tweet your candidates in Wigan

On Thursday 8th June, people across Greater Manchester have the opportunity to vote for their Members of Parliament. Manchester Friends of the Earth have been asking the candidates’ views on key environmental issues. We will publish the results as they … Continue reading

 
 
10th May 2017
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GM Mayoral Hustings: What About the Environment?

With Greater Manchester on the verge of electing its first ever Metro Mayor, this is your chance to quiz the mayoral candidates on what they will do to protect and enhance our environment.

 
 
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European Cycling Challenge 2017 (1-31st May)

The European Cycling Challenge is the biggest urban cyclists’ team competition, which takes  place every year May, 1-31. Join the Team of your City, track your bike trips, challenge other European cities!

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Save our GreenBelt Groups Rally – wear something green!

This rally is being organised across all the Greater Manchester groups who are against GMSF. – please see our Facebook event for details, updates will also be posted on here.

 
 
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Science March – Manchester / Science, not Silence!

The March for Science, on 22nd April, is a show of defiance against the increasing anti-science, anti-rational rhetoric in the USA and UK. Coinciding with Earth Day, the March for Science is a celebration of science and an opportunity to raise … Continue reading

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