Sustainable Living in the Heatons and The Savoy Join Forces for a Double Bill of Environmental Films This Month

By Sarah Kemp-Ellis on behalf of SLH Next up is another shorter documentary with subtitles called “We The Power“ (12A) by Patagonia Films. This film follows the progress of local energy co-operatives in the UK, Germany and Spain in their efforts to stop relying on big businesses for energy. These groups are striving to make …

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Play Streets

By Sarah McClelland on behalf of SLH Play Streets are all about the community. They are led by, and for, local people, like you. There are Play Streets all over the UK but only one in Stockport in part, we think, because people have never heard of them. The amazing people at Playing Out have …

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Visit the Heatons Library Climate and Nature Display this Month!

By Liz Wildman on behalf of SLH This article was originally written for the December edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  Following COP26, the international climate conference in Glasgow, the Heatons Library and Sustainable Living in the Heatons have created a display dedicated to books about climate and nature. The selection of books featured includes non-fiction books, focusing on climate …

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Tackling Climate Chaos: a discussion about what is possible

This article was originally written for the November edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  As part of the Great Big Green Week, and in the run up to COP26, Sustainable Living in the Heatons (SLH) put on an on line discussion on 20th September to find out what local leaders and influencers think can be done to fight climate …

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Heaton Mersey Gardeners Join Sustainable Living in the Heatons

By Heaton Mersey Gardeners on behalf of SLH This article was originally written for the November edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  The story of the Heaton Mersey Village Garden began in 2018 when a small group of volunteers started clearing a neglected patch of scrub opposite the shops.  By 2020 the Garden was in place, including herb and perennial …

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SLH Shows 2040 at the Savoy for the Great Big Green Week

This article was originally written for the November edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  On Wednesday 22 September, Sustainable Living in the Heatons joined forces with the Savoy Cinema in Heaton Moor to show the environmental documentary “2040” by Australian film maker Damon Gameau. 2040 explores how the future might look if we embraced the best climate solutions already …

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