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 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:

Love Your Bike Social Ride

July Social Cycle Ride – Chorlton via Ashton on Mersey


on Thursday 4th July 2024

Our July social cycle will start at the Central Library – leaving at 6.15pm and head out to Chorlton via Ashton on Mersey. We’ll stop for food and drink at The Buck Inn.

Manchester Friends of the Earth campaigns meeting


on Tuesday 9th July 2024

All welcome to our monthly campaigns meeting. This month we will be focussing on how we lobby the new Government and our (new or re-elected) Greater Manchester Members of Parliament to take urgent action on climate and nature.

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 …

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

Government pulls defence of Cumbria coalmine legal challenges 


news release

 The government has admitted a controversial new coal mine in Cumbria was permitted unlawfully following a landmark ruling in the Supreme Court last month.  The Secretary of State (SoS) for Housing, Communities and Local Government says there was an “error …

Ofwat announces increase in water bills – Friends of the Earth reaction


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Reacting to Ofwat’s announcement that customers will see an average increase of £94 for their water bills over the next five years, Paul de Zylva, senior sustainability analyst at Friends of the Earth, said: ​”This decision yet again proves that our current form of …