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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.

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.

Groundswell: Community action for climate justice – Manchester (hosted by Friends of the Earth)

The climate emergency is real and it’s here. But those who’ve done the least to cause the problem are facing the harshest impacts, from working-class communities in the UK to the poorest people around the world.

LIKELY TO BE CANCELLED: Shelter Greater Manchester Mayoral Assembly

On April 23, Shelter will mass mobilise hundreds of our supporters in Greater Manchester to participate directly in the 2020 mayoral election.

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.

Postponed: Greater Manchester Mayoral Assembly (hosted by Greater Manchester Citizens)

Local and Mayoral Elections will be postponed up to a year and we will be organising our Mayoral Assembly when the elections are announced. Our thoughts with communities and the elderly dealing with the coronavirus outbreak and urge everyone to …

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 …



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