Stockport Friends of the Earth campaigned as a local group from 2006 - 2014, taking action on local, national and international issues.
Although this website still exists as an information portal, Friends of the Earth in Stockport now campaign as members of Manchester Friends of the Earth. For information about past events and campaigns please visit our archive
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In 2008 Stockport Friends of the Earth submitted evidence on Climate Change to the Mottram Tintwhistle Road Public Inquiry. Six years later, exactly the same evidence was submitted to the A6 Manchester Airport Relief Road Public Inquiry . . . Evidence (pdf) Rebuttal Response (pdf) More info on why urgent action is needed
Instead of Getting Serious about Climate Change, by truncating the Public Inquiry process,
the Coalition Government and Stockport Council have Got Devious about Climate Change.
Stockport Council is committed to helping its residents to save money by installing energy saving home improvements. The Council is working in partnership with Greater Manchester Energy Advice and Wates (the delivery partner for Stockport). Offers and funding are limited so are on a first come, first served basis.
Stockport Hydro share offer still open - an opportunity to invest in Stockport's first community-owned hydroelectric scheme.
Stockport Friends of the Earth are supporting Greater Manchester's first operational community-owned hydroelectric scheme, situated on the River Goyt in Bredbury.