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 in the Park. The Friends hold a Garden in the Park day...
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...
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 or no snow! The good news is that...
Make a Wildflower Meadow Roll

Make a Wildflower Meadow Roll

And rise to the moment! On 9 Sept 2021, the Friends of Heaton Moor Park helped welcome the boat ‘Rise to the Moment’ when it stopped at St Paul’s Church in Heaton Moor along the ‘Relay to COP 26’ journey from London to Glasgow. COP26 as you probably know by now is the...
A sump in action

A sump in action

Sump (sŭmp) A low-lying place, such as a pit, that receives drainage. Soakaway (səʊkəˌweɪ) – a pit filled with rubble, etc, into which rain or waste water drains With the heavy rains this winter lasting into spring, the path by the ‘wild corner’ at...