The Wombles of Knutsford Heath

We are delighted to find that our local children’s nursery is making use of The Heath and taking good care of it. Leann Banks, Deputy Manager of Poppies Day Nursery, told us about their Forest School: “With its many magical places to explore, The Heath is a giant outdoor classroom for Poppies children. Spending much... Continue Reading →

Litter Pick – 21st June – Report

The weekend's DIY litter pick ran like magic. The bags gradually piled up at the collection point and were removed by ANSA, along with other miscellaneous objects such as the remains of a plastic swing discovered in the sandpit. Saturday Collection PileSunday Collection Pile On Saturday afternoon, two of us went out and each collected a... Continue Reading →

Litter Pick – 21st June

Friends of The Heath intend to go ahead with the litter pick on Knutsford Heath scheduled for Sunday 21st June. However, with the coronavirus situation, we need to minimise physical interaction. Therefore, we won’t be running the usual formal event where we organise everyone to collect litter for an hour on Sunday morning. Instead, we... Continue Reading →

Litter Pick at a Distance

On Sunday we held our litter pick under coronavirus measures – keeping a safe distance apart. Fifteen volunteers joined the event and did a good job of cleaning up The Heath. We found The Heath was exceptionally busy, with lots of small family groups out enjoying the spring sunshine in the open space. Thank you... Continue Reading →

Autumn Litter Pick Report

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 →

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