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Its Summer Time – Get Active

SK4 is spoilt for choice when it comes to sports facilities within the area. The Heatons Sports Club on Green Lane has top class facilities which include: floodlit Tennis courts, two Rugby pitches, two Lacrosse pitches and a Cricket pitch. If Golf is your sport, then look no further than the beautiful Heaton Moor Golf course is set in the mature Heatons Conservation area. This demanding 18 hole course must be played to fully appreciate.

And if it’s a racket sport your after, the West Heaton Bowling, Tennis and Squash Club could be something which takes your fancy. Based just off Princess road the well run club boasts a bowling green, six floodlit tennis courts and two Squash courts.

I can say from experience, these well supported clubs are extremely friendly and do great things to support this fantastic community. Get Active!

 

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The Heatons Summer Festival

On the 9th & 10th June, 4HTA will be hosting this year’s Summer Festival at the Heatons Sports Club. Attracting 9,000 people last year, this fantastic community event NEEDS YOUR HELP.

If you would like to be a part of the festival and could spare just a few hours either on the day OR in the run-up, please contact Mel on, events@fourheatons.co.uk

Your help will be greatly appreciated.

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Heatons Open Gardens

Organised by the Rotary Club of Stockport Lamplighter, the Heatons Open Gardens is one of the most anticipated events in the Heatons diary. With a mixture of pop-up gardens and old favourites this wonderful afternoon is sure to attract a lot of attention. Maps will soon be available to help you plot your way around. The Crown Inn on Vale Close (off Didsbury Road) will be serving refreshments along the way.

The Heatons Open Gardens will be held on Sunday 20th May – Midday to 5pm.

Hope you enjoy this brilliant Heatons event.

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How many cars per household?

The profile of car ownership is a great signal of the practical needs of residents in a local market. Most households have a car, but the number owned varies enormously based on the type of area. For example if you live in a one bedroom flat in a city you’re much less likely to own a car than if you live in a commuter suburb.

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Prices in last few months (flat vs house)

We wanted to take a look at how overall average prices of flats and houses have changed in the last eight months. This is quite a short time frame so there’s a fair bit of volatility from month to month but the story it tells is an interesting one nonetheless.

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Quarterly index of sales by house type

This chart has indexed the levels of transactions for flats and houses over the last eight quarters. That means it takes the actual level of sales at the start of the period and converts them to 100, and then you can see the relative changes running up to the present. It should be noted that the smaller the number of properties, the more extreme the volatility.

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Statistics show more good news ahead for The Heatons

The British press is being so hysterical about the UK property market at the moment, you’d be forgiven for thinking we were back in 2008 again, staring down the barrel of another credit crunch. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Week after week, more statistics come out revealing how buoyant the market is at the moment. Here are just three of the reasons why homeowners in The Heatons should be grinning.

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Easter Egg Hunt

Friends of Heaton Moor Park are hosting an Easter Egg hunt in Heaton Moor Park on Sunday 31st March from 10am to 11.30am.

There will be refreshments (including hot cross buns), available to purchase in the Pavilion on the day.

Working alongside Stockport Council, Friends of Heaton Moor Park are a group of volunteers with the sole purpose to make this lovely area attractive and interesting.

If anyone would like to help run this fantastic annual Heatons event, please contact the Friends of Heaton Moor Park.

Other organised event at the park is the ‘Moor Running Friends’ which starts on the 24th March. This involves an hour of exercises based around running. Everyone is welcome and all abilities catered for. Also, the first bowling competition of the new season starts on 31 March 2018 at 1pm. All welcome to join OR watch.

Enjoy!

 

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Heaton Moor Golf Course

If your thinking of taking up Golf or wanting to join a local club, then Heaton Moor Golf Club have a FREE taster day on the 15th April.

Beginners and experienced golfers are welcome with 9 OR 18 hole golf available. The men’s taster session is 10am till Noon and the ladies session is 2pm till 4pm. To book simply email the course or phone on 0161 432 2134 (option 1).

All equipment is provided but the club suggest you wear trainers.

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Kick the Plastic

Members of the Four Heatons Traders Association are doing their bit to reduce plastic waste by taking part in their #kicktheplastic initiative. Watch out for the Instagram posts on @4Heatons and @kicktheplastic documenting the efforts that local businesses are making to reduce the amount of plastic they are using, to both encourage and support positive change within our community.

To take part, please join us at www.fourheatons.co.uk

If you would like further information, Jodie Flannery will look forward to discussing your #kicktheplastic pledge and ways in which you can live a more sustainable life @eco_me_jodi Eco-me-consultancy.

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Good Luck

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