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September Litter-pick by Friendly Volunteers

The fine September morning on Sunday brought seventeen volunteers out to clean up The Heath. Within an hour we had gathered bags-full of the usual cans and bottles as well as cleared up several fly-tipped items, including one of the … Continue reading

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Clean Up The Heath – 24th September

Friends of The Heath are running another litter-pick event on Knutsford Heath on Sunday 24th September between 11am and noon. A group of like-minded volunteers will be roaming the site giving the area a good old clean-up. This is no … Continue reading

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Conservation Work Report – 12th September

Tuesday’s work day was well supported by Cheshire Wildlife Trust volunteers and our local town’s folk. The day followed the regular pattern of gorse clearing and nest box maintenance. We put up ten additional nest boxes, and checked and cleaned … Continue reading

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Conservation Work Day – 12th September

Our next conservation work day in the Knutsford Heath Nature Reserve will be on Tuesday 12th from 10:00 am till 3:00 pm. Under the supervision of Cheshire Wildlife Trust we’ll continue the ongoing jobs of removing scrub from the heathland … Continue reading

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Dragonflies Hunting

At this time of year you are likely to see dragonflies hunting over the heather. They emerge from nearby ponds and are attracted by smaller insects that fly up from the heather and grass. They can be difficult to see … Continue reading

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New Bench

There is a new wooden bench near Tabley Road. It has a dedication plaque saying: In Loving Memory Of Stormin Norman Jones 1922 – 2016 Joining the existing benches on The Heath, it provides another spot for visitors to relax … Continue reading

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