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Top Energy Users in the Home: Heating and Cooling (47%)

By Lauren Liles on behalf of SLH This article was originally written for the November edition of Heatons Post This is one of the facts that we learned on Thursday 13th October at the first Low Carbon Heatons event organised by Sustainable Living in the Heatons. The event, chaired by Phil Korbel , Carbon Co-Op, hosted an audience of …

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SLH Is Back at the Savoy for the Great Big Green Week 2022!

By Sarah Kemp-Ellis on behalf of SLH This article was originally written for the September edition of Heatons Post Sustainable Living in the Heatons and the Savoy cinema have teamed up again for another environmental film screening this September. To mark this year’s Great Big Green Week, the Savoy will be showing a documentary called The Ants and the Grasshopper (12A) on …

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Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s Rewilding Stockport — Turning Stockport into a Community Nature Reserve

By Rachael Nellist on behalf of SLH What is Rewilding Stockport? Do you want a Stockport that buzzes with nature? A Stockport that has beautiful outdoor spaces for everyone to enjoy? A Stockport where people from different communities, businesses, schools and individuals work together to make it happen? Stockport needs you to rewild our already brilliant …

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Heatons’ Hedgehogs

This article was originally written for the June edition of Heatons Post People of the Heatons, hedgehogs need your help!  Can your street come together to help this vulnerable species?  By connecting five gardens you can create a hedgehog highway. A network of highways across the Heatons will give our prickly friends the space they need to …

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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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Sustainable Living in the Heatons Is Over 10 Years Old!

This article was originally written for the November edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  On Sunday 19th September 2021 SLH celebrated its 10th Anniversary in the SLH community Orchard in Heaton Chapel. Over 60 people who had been involved in the organisation since its first meeting in December 2010, as well as representatives from other community organisations, local businesses …

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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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