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The weather-gods must be friends of The Heath because they kept the forecast rain at bay. They allowed our fourteen volunteers to scour all parts of The Heath in fine weather. Only when we had finished and cleared away did the torrential rain start. Our volunteers included two high-school students who did more than their... Continue Reading →
Friends of The Heath are running another litter-pick event on Knutsford Heath on Sunday 29th September between 11am and noon. A group of like-minded volunteers will be roaming the site giving the area a good old clean-up. If you can offer even a few minutes, then your help will be much appreciated. Meet on The... Continue Reading →
I noticed some Cheshire East Highways men and a lorry on the Heath on Thursday so walked over to see what they were doing and had a long chat. Apparently, several drains on Tabley Road have been backing up, and they were finding out why. There is a long-buried pipe stretching right across The Heath... Continue Reading →
Conservation volunteers ready to go! Tuesday's task was to remove gorse where it was encroaching on the heather, both in the sandpit and by the grassland. Adam, from Cheshire Wildlife Trust, cut most of it with a powered brush-cutter while the rest of us raked up the debris. This work should enable the heather to... Continue Reading →
Our next conservation work day will be on Tuesday 3rd September from 10:00 am till 3:00 pm. Under the supervision of Cheshire Wildlife Trust we’ll be working in the Nature Reserve. Please come and join the party – even if only for a short time, as many hands make light work! Meet: at the interpretation... Continue Reading →
Friends of The Heath are pleased to announce that the Guiding Principles have been agreed. Tatton Estate, Knutsford Town Council and Friends of The Heath have all signed the document. The Principles will guide the planning of events on The Heath ensuring they suit the venue, benefit Knutsford and avoid damaging The Heath's natural integrity.... Continue Reading →