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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.

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

One Year On – Bolton Council What have you done?  (Extinction Rebellion Bolton)

Believe it or not, Bolton Council declared a climate emergency on the 29th August 2019 mainly due to pressure from Climate Action Bolton, Extinction Rebellion Bolton, Bolton Green Party, Bolton Friends of the Earth and many other local environmental organisations.

Change is NOW > Decide Together – Bolton Town Hall

We are at a turning point in human history. It’s becoming clearer every day that the Government isn’t capable of getting us out of the coronavirus mess or preventing climate breakdown. They are more concerned with getting us back to …

Photogratree Competition #foemcrtree (Closes at midnight on 20th June)

Calling all budding nature photographers! Trees are one of our biggest natural allies in the fight against climate change. They clean the air and water, improve soil health and provide homes to thousands of species.

Friends of the Earth: Welcome webinar

Welcome webinars will introduce you to the Climate Action movement, and the tools and resources you can use to support or develop your local campaign.

Friends of the Earth: Local Elections Campaigning Webinar – putting the climate crisis on the agenda

Is your area having regional elections this spring? Join us to learn about how you can use this election to get serious commitments on climate action from your representatives.

Metro Mayor elections and our climate demands – Planning meeting and networking event

  Join us to discuss how we can ensure candidates for the Greater Manchester Metro Mayor elections on 7 May commit to ambitious action on climate change.

Bolton Council Meeting – Climate emergency (hosted by Extinction Rebellion Bolton)

This is the first council meeting of the year. While it is unlikely that the climate emergency will be mentioned in the meeting we are asking people to congregate, as the attendees arrive, to show that this is an important …

Friends of the Earth: Using digital tools to engage your community

Are you using social media, e-mail lists or online events and petitions but not sure if you are getting the best impact?  



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