There isn’t a local Friends of the Earth group in the Bury area – so why not help set one up?  Help and support is available from Friends of the Earth’s North West regional campaigns organiser, Estelle.

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

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General Election 2019 – BURY SOUTH Hustings (hosted by North West Friends of Israel and Jewish Manchester)

Come and listen to – and ask questions of – the candidates standing for election to Parliament for Bury South.



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:



Help Us Hit Half a Million: Tree planting at Boz Park, Bury (City of Trees)

Join us on Saturday 30 November at Boz Park in Bury, part of the Big Climate Fightback #Everytreecounts.



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.



Mayor’s Question Time #AskAndyGM

Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham will hold a question time event in the week before every Combined Authority meeting, in the area in which the meeting will be held. The question time event is on Thursday, September 26 and … Continue reading



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.



Organic September Saturday 2019

On 14 September 2019, independent retailers all over the UK will be opening their doors for Organic September Saturday.