Bolton Friends of the Earth

We are a long established group of 6-8 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 fourth Wednesday in the month (but not December) at 8.00pm, at the Friends Meeting House,  Silverwell St,  Bolton.  Meeting dates may change please check (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.



Wildlife recording walk (1) – Smithills Estate with the Woodland Trust (Greater Manchester City Nature Challenge)

Where: Smithills Estate, Bolton, Meet at the Barrow Bridge Car Park, BL1 7NH. To book your place go to the Woodlands Trust website.


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Bolton Goes Green conference

The University of Bolton Plogging Society are pleased to invite you to the first environmental conference taking place in the University of Bolton, “Bolton Goes Green”.



Better Buses – a Film and Q&A (Bolton Socialist Club)

While trains and trams get a lot of attention, buses make up nearly 80% of public transport journeys in Greater Manchester.



Smithills Public Tree Planting (Hosted by Woodland Trust – Smithills Estate)

Join us for our second large scale community tree planting day. This family – friendly escapade will involve plenty of digging and planting of saplings, it will be lots of fun too.



Manchester Friends of the Earth Annual General Meeting AND Social

Join us for the Manchester Friends of the Earth Annual General Meeting and Social on the evening of Friday 18th January. 



Whose Knowledge Matters? Invitation to a workshop on citizen contributions to spatial planning

As community groups, campaigners and concerned citizens we have a lot to say about the plans that councils and developers have for where we live and work. But how good are the makers of plans, proposals and consultations at listening … Continue reading



Manchester Friends of the Earth December social

Over 2018 we have we have worked with many people to help make Greater Manchester greener and you are invited to help us celebrate!