Wild Heatons

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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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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