Planting and Growing

Our Journey towards Sustainable Eating

By Sheila Bayliss on behalf of SLH Plastic-Free July is nearly upon us again, and it’s prompted our family to reflect on the choices we make when buying food. Over the last few years, we have significantly reduced our consumption of single-use plastics, but a few convenience-based habits are beginning to creep back in (because well, we’re human!) …

Our Journey towards Sustainable Eating Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

Heaton Mersey Gardeners Join Sustainable Living in the Heatons Read More »

Sunflower Growing Competition Results

By Sarah McClelland on behalf of SLH This article was originally written for the September edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  Wow! The Heatons’ community is a green fingered bunch! You all jumped at the chance of a sunflower growing competition and we are delighted to be able to confirm the results of the competition. There were three categories: Tallest Largest …

Sunflower Growing Competition Results Read More »

What We Love about the Heatons

By Sarah McClelland on behalf of SLH This article was originally written for the February edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  Sustainable Living in the Heatons loves the vibrancy of the area and that there are so many people keen to get involved in community groups like ours and make a real difference in the community. We love that …

What We Love about the Heatons Read More »