Local community groups have been working hard over the past months organising a number of free, family events that will be taking place during September across the Heatons – be sure to stop by and enjoy:
- Picnic in the Park – Crescent Park, Heaton Norris – Sunday, 9th September, 12-4pm (see Facebook: The Friends of Crescent Park)
- Family Fun Day – Manchester Road Park, Heaton Chapel – Sunday, 16th September, 1-4pm (see Facebook: Friends of Manchester Road Park)
- Heaton Mersey Artisan Market & Scarecrow Competition – St John’s Rd & Church – Saturday, 22nd September, 11-3pm (see Facebook: Heaton Mersey Collective)
Also, the monthly Heaton Moor Market will be taking place on the usual 1st Sunday of the month on Shaw Road – for September, this will be Sunday, 2nd September, 11-3pm (see www.heatonmoormarket.com
For members of the 4 Heatons Traders Association, we have a range of meeting options coming up in September:
- Business drop-in session – Heaton Chapel: Heaton Hops, Thursday 6th September, 1:30-2:30pm; Heaton Mersey: The Heaton, Thursday 13th September, 1:30-2:30pm; Heaton Moor Top: Juno, Thursday 20th September, 1:30-2:30pm. Additional sessions for September tbc (keep an eye on FB!).
For any business owners based in the Heatons who would like to discuss business issues, ideas for projects to help improve business in the Heatons, to discuss the 4HTA or just for a general chat – stop by to see me during this drop-in session. Any non-members are welcome to stop by to find out more about 4HTA and becoming a member.
- Non-shop front meeting – Heaton Moor Golf Club – Monday, 10 September, 10-11am. An informal meeting for 4HTA members who do not operate from a shop premises. If you work from home, a non-customer facing office or unit, or even from a phone, and would like to discuss issues & ideas with people in a similar position, or to look for tips & advice, then pop along and join us. This is a very informal meeting aimed at providing support and the opportunity for discussion. Non-members are welcome to pop along to find out more about the 4HTA and membership.
- 4HTA Member Meeting – Julian Wadden, Heaton Moor – Tuesday, 11 September, 6-7:30pm. Quarterly meeting of the 4HTA providing updates on projects, events, business news and the opportunity for networking & discussion. Non-members welcome to attend to find out more about the 4HTA and membership.