Planting their own future: Andy Burnham helps Bolton pupils plant first site of 120 mile new Northern Forest.

14 March 2018

School children, spades at the ready, are this week turning out in force to play a hands on role in creating a greener landscape for their future. Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham joined them on Wednesday 14 March to plant trees at Smithills, the first site of the ground-breaking new Northern Forest.

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United Utilities taps into community spirit

27 March 2017

Over 60 staff from United Utilities joined forces with The Friends of Prestwich Forest Park and key organisations for a spring day of action.

Memorial garden created in Sale as part of Big Local Initiative

16 March 2017

A new memorial garden complete with community orchard, and a sculpture has been created in Sale West as part of a £1m investment fund.

Salford orchard set to receive ‘Bags of Help’ boost

7 March 2017

Tesco Bags of Help has announced the shortlisted projects to go to a public vote with an orchard in Salford set to benefit from £1,000, £2,000 or £5,000.

City of Trees calls for community to help trees take root

2 March 2017

As part of International Day of Forests celebrations, a planting event will take place in Oldham on Saturday 18 March, where the last of 4,000 trees take root.

Wondrous woodland experience to be held at City Forest Park

28 February 2017

Wild Rumpus (producers of the award-winning Just So Festival) and Forestry Commission England join forces to present a brand new experience for families this spring: Art On The Run, held at City Forest Park.

Put a step in your spring

14 February 2017

Flourishing flowers, warmer weather, lighter days and local landmarks are just some of the great reasons to lace up your walking boots for a new event this spring, say transport leaders.