Campaign Focus

Fight for Clean Air in Greater Manchester


take action

We’re working with the British Lung Foundation to call for action on clean air in Greater Manchester. Take our simple online action: send a letter to Andy Burnham.

How to campaign against the new policing bill


guide

The UK government has introduced the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which would severely clamp down on peaceful protest and criminalise trespass.

Save Hough End Fields

Save Hough End fields


take action

Manchester City Council has unveiled plans to build over large areas of Hough End playing fields - send in your objection today!

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?

Our Events

Love Your Bike Social Ride

Love Your Bike evening social ride


on Wednesday 28th July 2021

Join us for a social ride starting in the city centre. Open to all, and we ride at a modest pace. Followed by a drink and some food. Meeting point and route will be confirmed soon!

Bike Friday July 2021

Bike Friday July 2021


on Friday 30th July 2021

Bike Friday is back on 25th June…. socially distanced cycling and coffee ! Find out more and see you on Friday!

Activities

Our answer to the Deposit Return Scheme consultation


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs had launched a consultation about the introduction of a Deposit Return Scheme in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, which closed on 4th June 2021. As a group, we submitted a detailed answer …

Call on the Government to introduce an "all-in" Deposit Return Scheme (Consultation Closed)


The Government is consulting on its plans to introduce a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) in England. We've prepared an online action for you to respond to the consultation.

Take Action

Add your name to defend the right to protest


take action

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.

Ask the government to keep its promise to stop funding dirty projects overseas


take action

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

News

End of UK coal power bought forward - Friends of the Earth reaction


news release

Reacting to news that from 1 October 2024 the UK will no longer use coal to generate electricity, a year earlier than planned, Friends of the Earth energy campaigner, Tony Bosworth, said:

Time is running out for realistic climate commitments warns government climate advisor – Friends of the Earth reaction


news release

Reacting to the Committee on Climate Change’s progress report to Parliament, published today, Friends of the Earth’s policy head Mike Childs said:

Consultations and Views

Our answer to the Deposit Return Scheme consultation


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs had launched a consultation about the introduction of a Deposit Return Scheme in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, which closed on 4th June 2021. As a group, we submitted a detailed answer …

More space for nature in Greater Manchester.


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.