Biofuels from Litter

What a marvellous turnout of litter pick heroes we had this morning! It was lovely catching up with our dedicated regulars and welcoming new faces. We were pleased to be joined by Steve Wilkinson, a local Chemical Engineer working on waste processing for biofuels. He took away what we collected to feed his innovative system.... Continue Reading →

Community Litter Pick – 16th July

We are running a litter pick on Knutsford Heath on Sunday, 16th July, between eleven and noon. Volunteers will be roaming the site giving it a good old clean-up. If you can offer even a few minutes, your help will be greatly appreciated. Remember, "Many hands make light work!". So, please invite your friends, family,... Continue Reading →

Conservation Work Report – 29th June

On Thursday morning we tackled two jobs to selectively control plants in the nature reserve. Bee feeding on Rosebay Willowherb Our first job was reducing the Rosebay Willowherb. Although this tall purple-flowering plant provides a colourful backdrop to the woodland edge and serves as a vital food source for bees and butterflies, it threatens the... Continue Reading →

June Conservation Work Party Instructions

There is no better way to contribute to the preservation of our local environment than by actively participating in conservation work parties. After a break since March, we are running another on Thursday 29th June. Join us as we continue our efforts in scrub clearance, with a focus on removing False Acacia shoots from the area... Continue Reading →

`Royal` May Day 2023

This year`s festival was a week late. It was not held on the first Saturday of May as usual because a slightly more important event occurred on that day - the coronation of King Charles III in London. Instead, the coronation of our May Queen, Amelie McGill Anglin, took place on the second Saturday; 13th... Continue Reading →

Heath Spring Clean

Today’s litter pick, which was part of the Great British Spring Clean, was well supported. Our fantastic volunteers covered every corner of The Heath and collected twenty-one bags of rubbish. Discarded Wagon Wheel Among the more unusual items was a stash of unopened beer bottles near Manchester Road and a waggon wheel under a holly... Continue Reading →

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