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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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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 …

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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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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 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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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 …

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