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Wigan

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.

Friends of the Earth: Using digital tools to engage your community


Are you using social media, e-mail lists or online events and petitions but not sure if you are getting the best impact?  

Countries, cities and corporations committing to go ‘carbon neutral’

14th Jan 2020

In May 2017, the people of Greater Manchester elected Andy Burnham as GM Mayor. In his manifesto, he committed to a new, accelerated ambition for Greater Manchester on the green economy and carbon neutrality, building on the leadership of the …

Friends of the Earth: Metro Mayors & Combined Authorities webinar


We hold regular climate solutions webinars to focus on important moments for the movement. Here’s what’s coming up next.

Big Garden Birdwatch 2020 (RSPB)


Take part in the world’s largest wildlife survey on 25-27 January and do something great for nature. Just choose an hour any time over the three days and enjoy time with nature counting birds.

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.

(Page last updated 3rd May, 2019 22:38)

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