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Sustainable Living in The Heatons

Summer Cycling in The Heatons  – Local rides from the Heatons for cyclists of all ages and families, using off the road tracks or quiet roads this summer from this amazing Heatons organization.

June23rd Sunday – Didsbury and Didsbury Park

July 20th Saturday – Stockport Town Centre

August 2nd Friday – HandleBards (the girls) : The Tempest August 13th Tuesday Evening – HandleBards (the boys) : Much Ado About Nothing. Meet at the Moor Top Pub car park.

Booking is essential via cycling@slheatons.org Information about us at www.slheatons.org

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Recycling at The Good Life

Created by Shelley Brown, the Good Life is an independent waste-free mini market with a mission to provide a positive place in the center of the Heatons community.

This brilliant sustainable environmentally shop is now a recycling collection for oral care products, crisp packets and writing instruments. Other products include, tea, coffee, beauty products, drinks, vegetables and fresh organic fruit.

Bring your own containers – Fill, Weigh, Pay and then reuse again and again.

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Heaton Traders Association Update

The Heatons Traders Association has reached 130 members!

That is 130 businesses in the Heatons supporting and contributing to make the Heatons a better place to live, work, and prosper. That means 130 businesses supporting our current projects – #KickThePlastic & The Heatons Map – and future projects – inc Heatons Friends & Heatons in Bloom. That also means 130 businesses helping the 4HTA to deliver events for the Heatons community such as the Summer & Christmas festivals, Heatons Easter Trail and much more.

Undoubtedly 4HTA have had a massive effect is community spirt SK4 provides.  

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The Heatons Summer Festival – 7th July Heaton Moor Park

Organized by the Four Heatons Traders Association, The Heatons Summer Festival is back and better than ever.

This year’s full-on community and family fun event is going back to its roots and returns to Heaton Moor Park.  It’s sure to be a brilliant fun packed day with events which include: Art & Crafts, Music, The Heatons Markets, Kids Sports, a Mini Funfair, Zumba, Heatons Bake off, Vintage Tea Room and much much more.

Come and celebrate everything great about The Heatons. Please Note –  This year’s festival will be an alcohol-free event.

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Moo Boutique Charity Event

Headed up by Heaton Moor fashion icon Jen McKenna, Moo Boutique has a big charity event this Thursday 5pm till 9am in aid of Myeloma UK.

With amazing raffle prizes to be won and an auction which includes a BBQ for 50 people at the Moor Top, this promises to be an amazing Heatons event. Within store styling, goody bags for the first 50 over £50, Summer drinks and live models, there’s no better excuse to finish work early, get your purse packed and make get yourself down there sharpish.

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Sustainable Living in The Heatons

Active for eight years, this award winning community group works to make the Heatons a better place, now and in the future. Their activities include:- Sustainable Transport, Planting & Growing, The Heatons Hedgehog Highway, Bee Keeping Projects. Meeting every first Saturday of the month at the Moor Top, have many events throughout the year. A most recent event is a 10 mile off-road cycle ride using some of the Fallowfield Loop. Starting at 9.45am and the Moor Top car park the cycle will end around 12.30pm which will include a refreshment break during the morning. If you fancy getting involved book a place at: cycling@SLHeatons.org

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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. Having inspected many of the gardens on show, I can highly recommend this fantastic well run event which is held throughout the Heatons on Sunday 19th May 2019 – 12 noon till 5.00pm A good range of gardens will be open including an allotment, tennis club, wine bar and WI in a local park. The gardens vary in size from public spaces to large private gardens. A variety of planting and livestock is on show, all within walking distance in a pleasant city suburb. Afternoon teas are available at various gardens. Donations to Alex Hulme Foundation and Kidneys for Life, plus Rotary charities. A programme detailing all the gardens and including a map locating them throughout the area gains entry to all gardens. It is available throughout the area at shops, cafes, pubs and from any garden on the day. Further details on their website www.heatonsopengardens.net Contact the organisers Phone: 0161 432 7941 / 07977 110 226 Email: carolcross54@me.com Hope you enjoy this brilliant Heatons event.

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Easter Egg Hunt

Friends of Heaton Moor Park have a fun filled Easter Egg Hunt this coming Saturday 20th April. Accessed via the Park Road entrance (SK4 4PY), the gates open at 10am till the eggs run out. Last entrance is 11.30am. Suggested donation £2 per child. Hot drinks, Juice and biscuits available in the Pavilion.                                                                                                       Formed in 1995, ‘Friends of Heaton Moor Park’ are a group of volunteers who meet regularly and are actively involved in the park’s management, maintenance and improvement.

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Welcome to Dana

Welcome to Dana who has joined our busy Heaton Moor team as a Professional Viewer.

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Two Years of Fundraising for Norris Bank School

We are excited to share over the past 2 years we have been raising money, through sale of properties around the local area, for Norris Bank Primary School for them to put towards a state of the art projector. If any of our vendors were parents, staff and affiliates of Norris Bank Primary School, then we have donated 5% of our commission. After two years of hard work we managed to raise £2054 and as you can see from the children’s faces, it was well worth it!

Enjoy Kids!

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