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

Salford Climate strike (Swinton Civic centre)

On Friday September 20th, there is to be a global Climate Strike called by school students and supported by climate activists and trade unions ahead of the UN Climate Summit in New York.



Building Retrofit Workshop (hosted by Energy House 2.0, Salford)

Building Retrofit Workshop Are you involved with building retrofit? Are you aware of PAS2035, the recently launched retrofit standards framework? Clients and developers will be seeking compliance to PAS2035 from their supply chains and contractors.



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.



The role of Green Infrastructure (GI) to create healthy, resilient cities (City of Trees)

Join City of Trees for their annual seminar. Urban residents are becoming increasingly vulnerable to the effects of climate change, poor air quality and a lack of green spaces to exercise in and enjoy.



Sacred Space: Topic Climate Crisis (hosted by Sacred Trinity Church)

In the past year the global and local climate has come to the forefront of the media. There are many messages of doom, but as an individual what can you do to affect our future?



Can you help with a Manchester FoE stall at the ‘Wild About Salford’ event in Lightoaks Park, Salford ?

Manchester FoE will be running a ‘nature campaign’ stall at the ‘Wild About Salford’ annual family funday event in Lightoaks Park



Forgotten Transport – How can we make everyday walking more fun? (Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit seminar)

“Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time” – Steven Wright. Walking is the oldest travel mode in the world – and most of us do it several times a day. It has huge potential to fulfil critical health … Continue reading



Warming up Broughton (hosted by Carbon Co-op)

Is your home draughty and cold in winter? Want to know simple things you can do it warm it up?