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

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.



Wrights Wood conservation event (hosted by City of Trees)

Our ‘Citizen Forester’ event will take place on Thursday 5 September – 10am-3pm. Wright’s Wood is a great pocket of local woodland in Cheadle, Stockport. A woodland haven nestled just a stones throw from the main road, the site acts … Continue reading



Open Farm Sunday 2019 – Woodbank Community Food Hub Stockport (hosted by The Kindling Trust and LEAF Open Farm)

OPEN FARM SUNDAY ¦ On Sunday 9th June, hundreds of farms will be opening to the public so they can get closer to farming and see for themselves where their food comes from, how it is produced and learn more … Continue reading



Goyt Valley SOS campaign meeting, Stockport

The meeting is a response to Stockport Council’s decision to reapply for funding from the Government for the next stage of preparations for the A6-M60 Bypass.  It’s an opportunity to talk about what’s happening, what we can do about it … Continue reading



Save the Stockport Metroshuttle

Stockport Council is planning to scrap the free Metroshuttle bus service in Stockport town centre. 

9th Feb 2019


Carbon Co-op Social (Heaton Moor)

Happy New Year! If you’ve made a New Year resolution to make a start on that energy efficiency work (or even if you haven’t) why not come along to our social next 10.30-1pm Saturday 19th January at Thom’s Bar in Heaton Moor. 



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. 



Whose Knowledge Matters? Invitation to a workshop on citizen contributions to spatial planning

As community groups, campaigners and concerned citizens we have a lot to say about the plans that councils and developers have for where we live and work. But how good are the makers of plans, proposals and consultations at listening … Continue reading