Bolton Friends of the Earth

We are a long established group of 4-6 members working mainly on national Friends of the Earth campaigns.  We have stalls, lobby our MPs, hold fund raising events and occasional social events. We meet on the 1st Thursday in the month (but not December) in Bolton.  Meeting dates may change please check with Elizabeth (contact details below).

Please contact: Elizabeth Shepherd, 21 Anfield Road, Bolton, BL3 3DA.   Tel: 01204 650586.  Email: for more information.

Listed below are environment-related actions, events and news for the Bolton area.

Breathing Space II (hosted by Save Greater Manchester Greenbelt)

2nd BREATHING SPACE CONFERENCE: BUILDING OUR GREATER MANCHESTER Save Greater Manchester’s Green Belt (SGMGB) have organised a 2nd FREE Conference to discuss issues relating to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework and to examine areas we know we need solutions for.



Strike for the Climate. Day of Action: 20 September (Bolton)

On Friday 20th September, school students will wlak out in another global day of action, and have asked others to join them.



Bolton: Global Climate Strike (hosted by A Small Good Thing)

20th September is the Global Climate Strike and we want to make some noise in Bolton. Various organisations and groups are planning activities in the town hall square and we wanted to organise something to connect us with that. We … Continue reading



Mini Apple Festival 2019

The very first Mini Apple Festival. Garden festival in beautiful Egerton featuring, Apple Pressing and demonstrations,



Oh we do like to be beside the seaside 🙂 Bolton goes to PNR (hosted by Bolton Against Fracking)

Bolton is coming back to PNR and you are all invited! With a Seaside theme – let’s have a day of fun, food and solidarity.



Climate Change: Heading for Extinction and what to do about it (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Bolton)

The planet is in ecological crisis: we are in the midst of the sixth mass extinction event this planet has experienced. Scientists believe we may have entered a period of abrupt climate breakdown. This is an unprecedented global emergency. Our … Continue reading



Lobby Council to Declare a Climate Emergency – Take Two

We are cancelling our social and prioritising attending this meeting which will be completely focussed on the climate crisis and getting Bolton Council to do the right thing and Declare a Climate Emergency.



Tree-LC in Bolton

At this event we will be doing some ‘tree-LC’ at the Smithills Estate in Bolton. Whether you give 1 day, 1 hour or 1 week, by becoming a Citizen Forester, you’re spreading the word about the City of Trees movement … Continue reading