18th Apr 2021
In the run up to the local elections in Greater Manchester on Thursday 6th May, Manchester Friends of the Earth are asking all candidates standing for election to let voters know what they think about key environmental issues.
12th Jan 2021
The Government is consulting on plans to extend Permitted Development Rights, allowing developers to convert offices, factories and shops into housing without planning permission.
1st Jan 2021
We loved celebrating trees with your fantastic photographs that you sent us for our Photogratree Competition and to further this creative celebration of trees we have a new Creative Arts Competition - CreateATree
Manchester FoE is fuelled by volunteer energy. Why not come to a group meeting, come and find us at event?
14th Nov 2020
Air pollution is a public health emergency and action is urgently required. Greater Manchester is currently consulting on plans to introduce a charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ), and we need your support to make this happen.
5th Sep 2020
At the beginning of the summer, we organised an online community screening of "The Story of Plastic".
21st Mar 2021
The government has published a new Policing Bill that threatens the fundamental rights of citizens and communities to have their voices heard by the powerful.
4th Feb 2021
Last year the UK government promised to stop funding polluting oil and gas projects abroad. It was a ground-breaking victory, thanks to action from people like you
Manchester Friends of the Earth raises urgent environmental and social issues in local and national media. See our
news releases and our record of
coverage of Manchester FoE in the media.
6th May 2021
Cumbria County Council has shared its Statement of Case a day ahead of the Planning Inspector's deadline, now saying it is neutral with regard to the mine: neither for or against the application.
5th May 2021
With one day of campaigning before the local elections in Greater Manchester, Manchester Friends of the Earth welcomes the cross-party support from candidates for urgent action on climate change and other environmental challenges facing us locally, nationally and globally.
Manchester Friends of the Earth responds to local, regional and national consultations and proactively contribute to policy debates.
28th Mar 2021
Earlier this year the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) asked for residents and businesses ideas on what should be included in a Nature Recovery plan. Manchester Friends of the Earth responded to this consultation and the response is summarized below.