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The University of Manchester staff support local causes

22 June 2017

Through their recent staff survey, the University of Manchester have raised an amazing £1,837 to support the work of City of Trees.

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Go Wild at Sale Water Park

27 June 2016

Families are encouraged to celebrate the great outdoors and ‘Go Wild’ at Sale Water Park with a fun-filled day of free family activities on Saturday 9 July.

City of Trees in Numbers

13 June 2016

We look back on a successful tree planting season, which saw partners come together to plant over 6,000 trees from November 2015 - March 2016.

City of Trees launches new volunteering programme

2 June 2016

We launched our Citizen Forester programme with an event at Nutsford Vale in Gorton.

Celebrating the achievements of Red Rose Forest

2 June 2016

Building on the successes of Red Rose Forest, we are excited and proud to announce the arrival of City of Trees. - watch our video to find out more. 

Pioneering street tree research project could hold answer to urban flooding

26 May 2016

Initial results from the scheme, the first of its kind in the UK, showed the trees were able to hold 40% of the water run-off and delay the rate it went back into the sewer by 2 hours.

Red fruit orchard at FC United’s Manchester ground to offer free fruit for fans

24 May 2016

Fruit trees come in all different shapes, sizes and colours but for the latest community orchard being created in Greater Manchester as part of a wider initiative by Helping Britain Blossom to create 100 community orchards by 2017 with City of Trees, red is definitely the colour. 

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