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

Tell Greater Manchester Pension Fund to Stop Funding Climate Destruction

The Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) is the UK’s biggest local authority pension fund with over 370,000 members, over £22 billion in assets and over £1.2 billion directly invested in fossil fuel companies that engage in fracking, coal mining and … Continue reading



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



Manchester Friends of the Earth December social

Over 2018 we have we have worked with many people to help make Greater Manchester greener and you are invited to help us celebrate! 



Tameside Green Summit

The Tameside Green Summit is a ‘call to action’ for organisations and individuals from across of a range of partners in Tameside – businesses, public services, and voluntary and community groups.  The event will include presentations from leading experts, debate on key … Continue reading



Citizen Forester: Monthly volunteering sessions (Lees Park, Tameside)

Our monthly Citizen Forester session will take place in Tameside, where we’ll be doing tree planting and woodland management.



WHEN will the GM Pension Fund go zero carbon? campaign action

On Friday 19th October, the Greater Manchester Pension Fund will be holding its Annual General Meeting and Fossil Free Greater Manchester will be there to lobby them, with our dinosaur!



Frack Free Greater Manchester campaign meeting

Next meeting Tuesday 25th September.  We will again be joined by a colleague from Fossil Free GM. Our main Agenda Items will be: