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First government-funded tree of Northern Forest takes root

6 December 2018

Forestry minister David Rutley joined the Woodland Trust, Community Forest Trust, government Tree Champion Sir William Worsley and students from St Andrew’s CE Primary School in Radcliffe, Bury where they began the planting of 200 saplings as part of the government’s £5.7m investment.

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MediaCityUK and partners help over 350 trees take root in Salford

30 November 2018

Over 40 volunteers as well as local schoolchildren dug deep at the green space in Clifton, Salford, in support of charity City of Trees during National Tree Week.

BLOG: Tree Dressing Day

29 November 2018

Since 1990, our communities have come together in celebration of our leafy friends on Tree Dressing Day which takes place the first weekend of December. It is all about remembering and appreciating what our trees do for us. We can then make a fuss of our favourite trees by trimming them with colourful decorations.

Tree Charter pole takes root on the Irwell Sculpture Trail

13 November 2018

A 15 ft high hand carved solid oak pole representing the Tree Charter’s ‘Make Trees Accessible to All’ principle has been unveiled at Drinkwater Park in Bury ahead of the first National Tree Charter Day on 24 November.

School unveils role Manchester played in World War One

6 November 2018

This Friday pupils from Wright Robinson College in Gorton will display their work at Heroes Wood – Greater Manchester’s first ever memorial woodland

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