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April Gardening Day in the Park

April Gardening Day in the Park

The Friends were busy Gardening in the Park today, with lovely sunny weather and a light breeze. As most of you know, because of ongoing cuts to council budgets, the council does NO work on any of the flower beds ...
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Friends rescue owls, signs and border space in the Park

Friends rescue owls, signs and border space in the Park

Volunteers for the Friends of Heaton Moor Park (let's call them Tony, Mark and Jeff) have this past month tackled and solved three recent problems in the park. The problems Over the years, damp conditions caused the Woodland Walk sign ...
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March action in the Park

March action in the Park

We've been very pleased to see how much Stockport Council has put into clearing out much of the undergrowth around the perimeter of the park. But Mother Nature never stops and there is always plenty to do. . Many thanks ...
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Tree down in the Park

Tree down in the Park

Storm Franklin (or was it Eunice? They all started to run together) the 3rd weekend in February managed to bring down a tree in the Woodland Walk, seeming to narrowly miss an acorn but also to crush the some of ...
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Latest on park improvements

Latest on park improvements

Picnic benches now installed Two benches have been purchased and are now installed. Installation took place the week of 17 January 2022. Funding for these picnic benches was largely from fundraising events and LocalGiving donations since March 2021. We particularly ...
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Trees in the park

Trees in the park

Great to see the Stockport Arborists in action - wintertime is a perfect time to prune and to plant trees. Several ash trees with dead or dying branches got a trim, just in time for the very windy February weather ...
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In the News at Cheshire Life

In the News at Cheshire Life

The magazine Cheshire Life selected Friends of Heaton Moor Park to be part of its ongoing series 'The Place We Love' in the January 2022 edition. We are thrilled that the efforts of the Friends are getting coverage in a ...
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2021–a Good Year for the Friends

2021–a Good Year for the Friends

For many reasons many people would like to haul 2021 to the tip. But the Friends of Heaton Moor Park have marked a number of milestones. Thanks to the talents, skills and hard work of the Friends, so much has ...
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Tennis Court Rejuvenation

Tennis Court Rejuvenation

We are thrilled to see the tennis courts are now scheduled for a much needed rejuvenation, delayed by the pandemic. Stockport Council has secured a grant from the LTA Tennis for Britain. The work started 29th Nov 2021 - snow ...
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Getting Ready for Carols in the Park

Getting Ready for Carols in the Park

Fast on the heels of the popular Halloween in the Park event, the Friends are now hard at work to ready the Carols in the Park event on Saturday, 18 December, 1-3pm. Carol in the Park has been going, rain, ...
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Loosing the Leaves!

Loosing the Leaves!

At a recent workday, the Friends tackled the many leaves in the park with the help of Grace, who came along with her mum to lend a hand. Here's Grace's update on the day: I helped out at the park ...
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Halloween in the Park

Halloween in the Park

Dateline November 2021 The Halloween Event on 23 October 2021 was a resounding success. There's something joyful about seeing children dressed up in their Halloween costumes running through the grass and climbing trees! The raffle and tombola were supported by ...
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