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 →

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 →

Summer Clean Up

Today, we had a wonderful turn out of super litter-pick volunteers. Almost twenty local residents roamed The Heath searching for litter and brought back bags full. We were disappointed, though not surprised, to find discarded packaging from the new fish and chip shop scattered on The Heath. And we were disgusted to find a fly-tipped... Continue Reading →

Conservation Day Report – 14th May

We enjoyed a great turnout of local volunteers on a warm sunny day. Our main task was to eradicate birch, gorse and bramble in the heather areas. This proved to be a relatively easy job because there was little to be found. Based on our experience, we may drop the May session from the schedule.... Continue Reading →

Litter-pick Heroes 2019

Our Great British Spring Clean event had a fantastic turn out today with over twenty volunteers - including five lively performers from Gandeys Circus. They all did a thorough job and collected nineteen bags of rubbish plus other larger items such as a vehicle suspension spring, tin tray, trellis and piping. Thank you everybody for... Continue Reading →

Conservation Work Day Report – 5th March

Tuesday treated us to warm sunny weather, which soon had us stripping off layers of clothing as we tackled the heavy job of replacing rotten bollards. This took most of the day. Towards the end, we carried out work in the woodland. We did an inspection for wind-damaged and potentially dangerous branches and cut them... Continue Reading →

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