Growing Children

Sowing of wild flower seeds, planting herbs and wildflowers in the plot prepared in the early years area of the school play area, was carried out on Monday despite the rain and cold. All the children in the early years and nursery had a go sowing the seeds and planting the herbs and pre grown …

A Mini-Meadows Review

A successful afternoon was held on Sunday June 26th, there were 14 private gardens and public spaces open to view. They were all different, some had been in place for many years so were established wildflower areas, others had been started in the last few years and some just this year. Some are perennial wildflowers …

Mini-Meadows Trail

Come and join us this Sunday 26th June for a walk around the village to see the wonderful wildflower meadows that have been growing in Tattenhall as part of our Mini Meadows project. The trail will be open from 2 – 4:30pm and guides will be available on the day on the High Street, Covert …

Transition Tattenhall’s Response to the Glebe Meadow Consultation

Transition Tattenhall’s Response to the Glebe Meadow Consultation. Transition Tattenhall have submitted a formal response to the Tattenhall Parish Council’s consultation on the future of Glebe Meadow. You can read our response below, as well as the powerful response submitted from local biodiversity expect Chloe Aldridge.

Glebe Meadow

Glebe Meadow. Glebe Meadow can be found on the Chester Road opposite the primary school playing fields. It is a registered Local Wildlife Site, designated by Cheshire Wildlife Trust, and listed as ‘unimproved grassland’. Unimproved grassland is extremely rare in Cheshire and lowland Britain.

Mini Meadows

Mini Meadows. We are running a Mini Meadows project to promote wildflowers in Tattenhall.  We hope to encourage people to either leave a small patch of their lawns to see what grows, dig over a patch and sow wildflower seeds, or even just sow wildflower seeds in a pot.

Biodiversity and Rewilding

Biodiversity and Rewinding. Biodiversity, a term coined in 1985 as a contraction of “biological diversity”, quite simply refers to the incredible variety of life on Earth – every living thing on the planet. Biodiversity impacts each of our lives in many ways from providing us with food to medical discoveries and ecosystem services.  These ecosystem services include everything from cleaning water and absorbing chemicals to providing oxygen for us to breathe and pollinating the plants that provide our food. Biodiversity also provides beauty and cultural value to our lives which has repeatedly been shown to increase mental well-being.