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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.

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?  

Countries, cities and corporations committing to go ‘carbon neutral’

14th Jan 2020

In May 2017, the people of Greater Manchester elected Andy Burnham as GM Mayor. In his manifesto, he committed to a new, accelerated ambition for Greater Manchester on the green economy and carbon neutrality, building on the leadership of the …

Friends of the Earth: Metro Mayors & Combined Authorities webinar

We hold regular climate solutions webinars to focus on important moments for the movement. Here’s what’s coming up next.

Big Garden Birdwatch 2020 (RSPB)

Take part in the world’s largest wildlife survey on 25-27 January and do something great for nature. Just choose an hour any time over the three days and enjoy time with nature counting birds.

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.

(Page last updated 3rd May, 2019 22:40)

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