Walk to the Meadow

By Hilary Hughes on behalf of SLH When lockdown was announced, I started going for regular walks around the Heatons with a friend. I live in Heaton Mersey and he lives in Heaton Moor, so we took it in turns to lead a short walk, usually covering about a mile. The walk below incorporates Heaton …

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The Edible Garden

By Mel Godfrey on behalf of SLH It’s a feature of modern life that we only see in shops a limited range of the huge variety of leaves, salads and herbs that grow according to each season. This 15-minute feature is brimming full of ideas for both foodies and gardeners. Edible plants that will happily grow …

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The June Gap

By Paul Lowis – Chair/Green Man Garden on behalf of SLH Ever heard of “the June gap”? Many beekeepers talk about it — it’s a time between spring and summer when bee colonies are at peak numbers, meaning they require more pollen and nectar. It’s during this time that spring flowers have more or less …

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Eco-Driving Fact Sheet

By Hilary Hughes on behalf of SLH Not everyone is ready to abandon their favourite car for an electric vehicle and charging point just yet so this blog offers some tips on how to adopt an eco-friendly driving style in any vehicle. Eco-driving is a simple concept that incorporates safety, saving money and an awareness …

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Join Our Online Community

While we’re on lockdown, there are still plenty of ways to connect with us, to keep building a resilient and sustainable community in the Heatons. If you use social media – you can find us there, posting ideas, inspiration and updates about things you can join in with. We love to hear from you, whether …

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