There isn’t a local Friends of the Earth group in the Rochdale 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 Rochdale area.

MP for Rochdale – Hear candidates speak! (hosted by Save our Villages (Newhey & Milnrow) Protect the Greenbelt)

We are delighted to announce we have secured the attendance of all five our prospective candidates to attend a hustings



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:



Better Buses in Rochdale – A Public Meeting For Our Buses (hosted by Better Buses for Greater Manchester)

Our buses in Greater Manchester aren’t working right now. It’s a wild west situation where bus companies choose the routes they like and charge what they like.



Tree Planting (hosted by Friends of Wince Brook)

Tree planting in the brook. we are hoping to plant at least 300 or more trees.



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.



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.