Want to See Some Heatons Bats? Join our Free Evening Bat Walks!

By Mel Godfrey on behalf of SLH A shorter version of this article was originally written for the August edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  There are a number of bat species flying in the night skies at the moment. Bats are nocturnal so they rely heavily on their ears, using echolocation to navigate and hunt in the dark. …

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Clean It, Scrunch it, Recycle It: Soft Plastic Recycling in the Heatons

By Liz Wildman on behalf of SLH This article was originally written for the August edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  Co-op, Sainsburys, and Waitrose have recently launched a nationwide soft plastics recycling scheme, which means there’s now a place to take packaging, like crisp packets, chocolate wrappers, bread bags and fruit and veg bags, to be recycled in …

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HEATONS LITTER PICK ALERT!

By Kick the Plastics Heatons on behalf of SLH A shorter version of this article was originally written for the June edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  Saturday 26th June:   Have a go at litter picking, take a picture and send it to Kick the Plastics Heatons!  Have you noticed that recently people are talking more about the litter …

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SLH monthly meetings from July

By Diana Scotcher on behalf of SLH This article was originally written for the June edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  Sustainable Living in the Heatons always meets on the first Saturday of the month at 10:30am to 12.30pm, and since Covid restrictions in March 2020 we have met online, using zoom. But hopefully we can now get together …

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SLH Response: Heaton Mersey Common Footpaths Consultation

Sustainable Living in the Heatons (SLH) responded to the Stockport Council Consultations on the Heaton Mersey Common Footpaths. The consultation is now closed but you can read about it here. You can read our response below. Summary SLH is supportive of the overall scheme but the support must be considered alongside our detailed comments as …

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