‘Royal’ May Day 2022

Saturday, 7th May, saw the joyous return of the 'Royal' May Day pageant after two years missed because of Covid. All the parade participants looked splendid, delighting the hundreds of onlookers. Once the entourage arrived at The Heath, we were enthralled by the traditional coronation spectacle with the dancers' lively show. The festivities were enhanced... Continue Reading →

Litter Heroes Clear The Heath

Our first public litter pick since the Covid-19 restrictions was a great success today. We had almost twenty volunteers who collected as many bags. The litter was mostly the usual cans, bottles and paper. We also removed what appeared to be part of an old metal road sign, the window frame from a caravan and... Continue Reading →

Great British Spring Clean 2022

After a two-year break due to Covid, we’ll be taking part in the national campaign again this year. We've chosen Sunday 3rd April, between 11 am and 12 pm. Let’s meet on The Heath at the Tabley Road / Manchester Road corner at 11 am. Bring gardening gloves or equivalent. See how many bags we... Continue Reading →

BGB 2022 – The Results

We were delighted to hold an RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch event on Sunday morning after missing last year due to the Covid restrictions. We split into three groups for an hour and covered all parts of The Heath, with members of the Knutsford Ornithological Society (KOS) providing their expertise. In my group, Alan supplied the... Continue Reading →

Big Garden Birdwatch 2022

We’ll be holding our Big Garden Birdwatch on Sunday 30th. Friends of The Heath are coordinating a pan-Knutsford event with Friends of the Moor and the Knutsford Ornithological Society. Friends of the Moor are holding their session on the Moor on Saturday and we’re holding ours on The Heath on Sunday. At both sessions, members... Continue Reading →

Tree Survey

During September and October, a band of dedicated volunteers spent a few hours each week on The Heath, recording all the 'mature' trees. The group, including members of Friends of The Heath and students from Knutsford High School, completed their task at the beginning of November, just before the leaves fell. They recorded more than... Continue Reading →

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