Run a stall

26 Apr 2023

Running a stall is one of the core activities of any local action group, so get our top tips.

How to celebrate Refugee Week

19 Apr 2023

Find out why Refugee Week is important and how to take part as a local action group.

Share responsibility for running your group

10 Apr 2023

Successful groups are those where responsibilities are shared and members take on different tasks based on their skills or interest.

The Big One

13 Apr 2023

The Big One is aiming to be the biggest climate protest in the UK. Find out more about the protest, the legal situation and getting up to date information.

Keep your email list interested

02 Mar 2023

Growing an active email list is a great way to build a relationship with people who've already shown an interest in your group.

Write an effective email

02 Mar 2023

Email is a great way to reach a lot of people at the same time and promote your group’s work. But persuading people to take action after reading an email takes work.

How Wiltshire is making homes warmer and more energy efficient

21 Dec 2022

Wiltshire Council runs a fuel poverty support service and is retrofitting council housing. This case study relates to Actions 11 and 13 of the 50-point Climate Action Plan for Councils. Action 11 includes targeting policies, actions and spending towards people most at risk of fuel poverty, while Action 13 involves retrofitting council-owned properties.

How Hope Valley is cutting rural transport emissions

11 Jan 2023

Hope Valley Climate Action is collaborating with Derbyshire County Council to encourage active travel, improve public transport and decrease car use in the community. Prioritising transport investment in walking, cycling and public transport forms Action 21 in the 50-point Climate Action Plan for Councils.

How Hampshire is prioritising climate adaptation and resilience

06 Dec 2022

Hampshire County Council has developed 2 decision making tools including a climate adaptation tool that's used to develop climate resilience in the area, for example in communities vulnerable to climate impacts. Targeting climate change adaptation at people and neighbourhoods most at risk from extreme weather events is part of Action 11 in the 50-point Climate Action Plan for Councils.

Policies, support and grants

06 Dec 2022

This hub includes all the important administrative documents, processes, and support for Friends of the Earth local action groups. It’ll help your group with creating a constitution, refer to the local action group charter and advice on financial management and grants.