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



Help us run a Friends of the Earth campaign stall at the 9th Wigan Diggers’ Festival

The 9th annual FREE festival will take place as usual in The Wiend, this year on Saturday 7th September.



Climate Crisis Social (hosted by XR Wigan)

Come and join us to hear the ‘Heading for Extinction (and what to do about it)’ talk and to socialise with other people concerned about the environment and climate crisis.



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! 



Citizen Forester: Monthly volunteering sessions (Wigan)

At our monthly Citizen Forester session will be – doing ‘tree-LC’ at Lightshaw Meadows in Wigan



Tree planting at Bickershaw (City of Trees)

We’ll be tree planting at Bickershaw in Wigan in partnership with Lancashire Wildlife Trust and Wigan Council