Local groups are a vital part of our national work and are effective campaign groups in their own right. Our local groups are run by dedicated volunteers, and open to anyone to join. Why not find out if there is a local group near you?

If there’s a Friends of the Earth Scotland Local Group near you, get in touch to get involved in your area.

Aberdeen

Friends of the Earth Aberdeen is active as part of Aberdeen Climate Action. Co-ordinator: Gregor McAbery. Facebook page | gregor.mcabery [@] me.com | 07785 398 448

Dumfries

FoE Dumfries holds occasional public meetings, and meets as an organising group near Dunscore as and when required. Co-ordinator: Debbie Hamilton. Facebook page | foe.dumfries [@] gmx.co.uk |  01387 264 241

East Lothian

FoE East Lothian are campaigning on divesting from fossil fuels, transport, energy and for a pesticide-free East Lothain. Usually meet on the last Saturday of month in Haddington, check their Facebook page for latest information! Facebook page | foeeastlothian [@] gmail.com

Edinburgh

FoE Edinburgh holds public meetings, and meets as an organising group as and when required. They have their meetings at 7.00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month. Facebook page | edinburghfoe [@] gmail.com | @FoeEdinburgh

Falkirk

FoE Falkirk is an active group which holds monthly meetings throughout the year, check Facebook for details. They also organise regular ‘Soup and Stovies’ community socials. Co-ordinator: Norman Philip. Facebook page | Website | norman.philip [@] btopenworld.com

Forfar

Meets every last Wednesday of the month at The Blether-In, West High Street, Forfar at 7pm. Contact: marilyn.reid1 [at] outlook.com

Glasgow

FoE Glasgow usually meets on the first Wednesday of each month (except July) at 7.30pm at 25 Springfield Road, Bishopbriggs. Please contact to confirm meetings details before attending. Co-ordinator: Sara Barry. Facebook pageWebsite (Tumblr) | sara.barry1 [@] ntlworld.com | 0141 334 1050 | @foeglasgow

Inverness

FoE Inverness & Ross holds occasional public meetings, and meets as an organising group as and when required. Co-ordinator: Anne Thomas. Facebook group | keeptheheatincampaign [@] gmail.com | 01463 731 303

Midlothian

We are working with some local people to restart FoE Midlothian. If you would be interested in getting involved please contact: activism@foe.scot. Facebook page

Renfrewshire

FoE Renfrewshire is working on local council divestment, public transport access and carbon saving workshops. Facebook page | foerenfrewshire [@] gmail.com | Instagram | @foerenfrewshire

Stirling

FoE Stirling holds occasional public meetings, and meets as an organising group as and when required. Co-ordinator: Jon Preston.  Facebook page | jonpreston42 [@] yahoo.co.uk

Tayside

FoE Tayside is a very active group who usually meet the last Wednesday of each month (except December) at 7pm at the University of Dundee Chaplaincy. Please contact to confirm meetings details before attending.  They helped establish the Dundee & Tayside Directory of Green Groups. Co-ordinator: Andrew Llanwarne. Facebook page | Website | andyllanwarne [at] hotmail.com | 01382 732 457