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.

Tree planting at Bickershaw, Wigan (City of Trees)

Come along to our tree planting event at Bickershaw, Wigan – join for an hour or stay all day!



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:



The North West Bus Debate (TravelWatch NorthWest Conference )

The NorthWest Bus debate, is the next  conference of TravelWatch NorthWest (TWNW) which is devoted exclusively to bus matters at a time when the structure of bus service provision is being debated.



Local Climate Action Info Evening

We’re facing a climate emergency. The biggest threat to our very existence and to much of the natural world we’ve ever seen. And yet our leaders are letting us down.



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.