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Stevenson Square blooms after spring spruce

22 May 2017

A group of green guardians came together on the 19th May to give a burst of colour to Stevenson Square in Manchester City Centre’s trendy Northern Quarter.

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Bolton schools needed to help sow the seeds of success

8 March 2016

Local schools are being asked to help give a new lease of life to the Woodland Trust’s Smithills Estate, and at the same time enjoy the benefits of outdoor learning.

Wythenshawe Woodland to be brought back to life

8 March 2016

Gorse Covert, to the west of Peel Hall Road in Wythenshawe, will be given a much needed makeover by Red Rose Forest after the proposed project won a public vote.

New trees take root at Weaste Cemetery

15 February 2016

Unveiled by the Ceremonial Mayor of Salford, nine new trees were planted in Salford’s oldest Cemetery, including those chosen in a public vote.

Crowd-funding success for Stevenson Square

27 November 2015

Following a successful crowd-funding campaign by Red Rose Forest, who helped launch the City of Trees movement, the first of its kind in Manchester City Centre, Stevenson Square has become a landmark for a pioneering greening project.

The case for more trees in Greater Manchester

27 July 2015

Is there potential to substantially increase woodlands in Greater Manchester? We explore how a report on this issue by Red Rose Forest, in partnership with the Oglesby Trust, led to the birth of the City of Trees Movement.

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