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Big Tree Count 2020

14 February 2020

City of Trees calls for tree planting totals ahead of hope to reach half a million trees planted in Greater Manchester by March 2020.

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BAM plants last of 150,000 trees to mark end of 150th anniversary

16 December 2019

City of Trees worked with one of Europe’s leading construction firms, Royal BAM Group, to celebrate their 150th anniversary year by planting its 150,000th tree

550 trees planted over one weekend in Bury to honour the founder of Sikhism

11 December 2019

More than 100 people from five different Sikh temples across Greater Manchester came together last weekend to create a new woodland for generations to come.

Mass tree planting event sees over 1,000 trees planted in one day

3 December 2019

On Saturday 30 November City of Trees were joined by nearly 200 volunteers including Radio 1 DJ, actor and presenter Cel Spellman and Youth Strike Manchester organiser Emma Greenwood.

A celebration of trees through poetry

25 November 2019

To mark National Tree Week we have selected a number of poems that relate to the trees and woodland in Greater Manchester produced by 'Word in Edgeways', as part of the National Lottery Heritage Funded Carbon Landscape project.

Michael Oglesby CBE: A Life Well Lived

22 November 2019

Yesterday Bruntwood, with sadness and respect, announced the death of its founder Michael Oglesby CBE. City of Trees would like to pay tribute.

City of Trees needs you to plant a tree to help hit the half a million mark this winter

20 November 2019

City of Trees is calling on Greater Manchester residents to help them plant half a million trees this winter as part of a national campaign – The Big Climate Fightback.

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