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We have hundreds of local action groups across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Use the search bar to find one near you and get in touch. If you're looking for a group in Scotland, head to foe.scot


Each group has the freedom to set its own priorities and agendas, and group actions can range from lobbying local representatives on greener transport solutions to planting more trees in the neighbourhood.

Similarly, the roles in each group vary depending on what's needed. We encourage you to email your nearest group to find out how you can contribute.

No! We'll offer you training and resources to help you with your campaigning. And if you have any particular skillsets you think may benefit the group, let them know. For example:

  • Photography
  • Email writing
  • Social media
  • Organisational skills, etc.

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News from the network

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Greening Steyning has produced an impressive video about leaky homes in their rural villages, utilising striking aerial photography and government EPC data. Give it a watch.

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Merton Friends of the Earth has been mentioned in local media for their work opposing the All England Club’s proposal to build a new tennis complex on Wimbledon Park. Read more.

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Wakefield Friends of the Earth went to Downing Street, alongside Cut Carbon Not Forests, to hand in a petition opposing the massive subsidies provided to Drax for burning trees for biomass power.

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Bromley Friends of the Earth held a wonderful 50th birthday celebration exhibition launch event to celebrate its group.

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Swale Friends of the Earth did some great work during the Great Big Green Week. The group received a grant and send postcards from a possible future to their MPs, as well as a clean-up of their local creek. Read more.

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New action alert: tell the West Yorkshire Mayor to accelerate decarbonisation delivery and meet her climate pledges. Sign and support.

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Brighton and Hove Friends of the Earth ran a successful event to kick of its work around the warm homes campaign. The group were joined by local groups giving information and advice on energy saving measures, rebates and how to eat well on a lower budget.

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Tunbridge Wells Friends of the Earth’s Local Green Champion imitative was featured in the council’s newsletter, which is sent to all local households. An amazing way to spread the word.

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Congleton Climate Action's petition demanding a new household waste recycling centre has reached over 1000 signatures. Great to see such support from the local community for this vital resource. Sign the petition.

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Amazing win on pesticides! Thanks to campaigning from Leicester Friends of the Earth – which included petitions, attending council meetings and lobbying – Leicester City Council has agreed to stop using pesticides in the parks from January. Find out more.

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The Fossil Free Gathering is back this September!

Join our annual training, learning, and networking event for grassroots activists campaigning to divest their local authority pensions from fossil fuels (or for those who are keen to find out how to get started). Learn more.

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Transport Action Network held its first ever conference with over 100 people in attendance. Several Friends of the Earth groups and affiliates made presentations and workshops which were very well received.