Campaign Focus

Local Elections 2024 – what are your candidates’ views?

In the run up to the local council elections in Greater Manchester on Thursday 2nd May 2024, Manchester Friends of the Earth asked all candidates standing for election to let voters know what they think about key environmental issues.  #LE2024 …

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On Top of the World in a warm space

‘On Top of the World’ (On Top) is a project that has been operating in the Hulme ward since 2015. At our AGM quiz on the 7th February we raised over £100 to support their warm spaces this winter. Thank …

Our Events

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June Social Cycle Ride – Irk Valley, Heaton Park and The Woodthorpe

on Thursday 6th June 2024

Our June social cycle will start at the Central Library – leaving at 6.15pm and head out through the Irk Valley through Heaton Park and then to the The Woodthorpe pub for a drink and some food.

Get Involved

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Get Involved in Manchester Friends of the Earth

Manchester FoE is fuelled by volunteer energy. Why not come to a group meeting, come and find us at event?

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Are you a business / organisation? Information on how to go green and corporate volunteering ideas

We get a lot of requests from companies and organisations asking for ideas on how they can make their businesses more eco-friendly. And so we have put together a list of green corporate volunteering opportunities and ways that small and …

Green Living Tips

As a group we have put together lots of ideas to help us become more sustainability aware in our everyday life. We would love your help to add to them. So take a look- decide where you can take your …


Warm Homes campaign stall at Force of Nature event - Rochdale Library

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On Saturday 20th April, Manchester Friends of the Earth volunteers had a great day talking with people in Rochdale about the United for Warm Homes campaign. Community Arts North West have teamed up with Force of Nature led by three …

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Urban Forest Walk

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As part of the UN’s International Day of Forests this week we organised an urban forest walk in south Manchester led by local tree expert Jane Morris. Jane volunteers across the two parks we visited – Birchfields and Plattfields – …

Take Action

Get Greater Manchester's next mayor to commit to climate action

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This May, almost half of us in England will be voting for our next regional mayor, including in Greater Manchester. Through devolution our mayors have gained the power to take bold action on the climate and nature emergencies.  In this critical …

Demand the right to a healthy environment for everyone (Friends of the Earth)

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Environmental abuses impact us all differently. Whether it’s people of colour more likely exposed to illegally high levels of air pollution. Or children from low income homes being less able to access thriving nature. But everyone, no matter their background, deserves healthy …


Landmark High Court judgment finds government’s climate plan ‘unlawful’ – again

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Issued on behalf of Friends of the Earth, ClientEarth and Good Law Project For the second time in less than two years, the High Court has found the UK government’s inadequate climate strategy to be unlawful. In today’s landmark High …

Local Elections 2024: Candidates pledge to make Climate a priority #LE2024

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With one day of campaigning to go 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 …

Consultations and Views

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Places for Everyone - Joint Development Plan Document (Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan consultation) Our response(s).

Updated 14th January 2024. Following the Examination in Public sessions for the Places for Everyone plan in 2022/23, Manchester Friends of the Earth submitted a response to the ‘Main Modifications’ consultation which closed on 6th December 2023. You can see …