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.

Doing Buses Differently – proposed franchising scheme for Greater Manchester – public information event

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) are holding events across Greater Manchester so people can learn more about the consultation. There are two types of events:



Lobby Bolton Council (URGENT) (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Bolton)

We need as many people as possible to support this event. Meet outside the Town Hall at 6:15pm. We will enter the gallery and sit there in silence with our mouths taped to echo the inaction and silence of the … Continue reading



Big Climate Fightback: Smithills Tree Planting (hosted by Woodland Trust – Smithills Estate)

The Woodland Trust would like to invite you to our Smithills Estate Tree Planting Event on 30th November!



Extinction Rebellion Bolton Monthly Meeting

This will be our first meeting after the International Rebellion and in our new meeting venue.



The North West Bus Debate (TravelWatch NorthWest Conference )

The NorthWest Bus debate, is the next  conference of TravelWatch NorthWest (TWNW) which is devoted exclusively to bus matters at a time when the structure of bus service provision is being debated.



Local Climate Action Info Evening

We’re facing a climate emergency. The biggest threat to our very existence and to much of the natural world we’ve ever seen. And yet our leaders are letting us down.



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.