Campaign Focus

General Election 2024 – what are your candidates’ views? #GE2024


In the run up to the General Election on Thursday 4th July 2024, Manchester Friends of the Earth will be asking the parliamentary candidates standing for election in Greater Manchester to let voters know what they think about key environmental …

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

Manchester Friends of the Earth - June Campaigns' meeting


on Tuesday 11th June 2024

All welcome to our monthly campaigns meeting. This month we will be focussing on how we can use the General election to highlight all of our campaigning asks; including  United for Warm Homes,  Planet over Profit an the Big Ask 2 …

Forever Green - a charity concert for Manchester Friends of the Earth featuring the Juna Quartet and Eva Jones @ Manchester Cathedral


on Sunday 16th June 2024

A charity concert for Manchester Friends of the Earth featuring the Juna Quartet and Eva Jones. Kindly supported by the RNCM’s ‘Green Fund’.

Manchester Friends of the Earth sustainable transport campaign meeting (Green Fish Resource Centre)


on Wednesday 19th June 2024

Our monthly Sustainable transport meeting – all welcome ! Topics this month will include:

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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?

Warm Homes Campaign Action

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 …

Activities

General Election 2024 – what are your candidates’ views? #GE2024


In the run up to the General Election on Thursday 4th July 2024, Manchester Friends of the Earth will be asking the parliamentary candidates standing for election in Greater Manchester to let voters know what they think about key environmental …

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


event report

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 …

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 …

News

Labour Party publishes its manifesto – Friends of the Earth reaction


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The Labour Party has today published its general election manifesto, following the other main parties who have outlined their policy packages this week. Reacting, Mike Childs, head of policy at Friends of the Earth said: “From a government-in-waiting, we really needed …

Green Party manifesto - Friends of the Earth reaction


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Responding to the publication of the Green Party’s election manifesto, Mike Childs, head of policy at Friends of the Earth, said: ​“The Green Party is so far the only political party that has grasped the reality that unless we properly …

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 …