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“We’re saving £500 a year” – how much could you save with The Greater Manchester Big Clean Switch?

20 October 2017.

We’re supporting a new campaign that aims to help you save money by switching your home to a clean tariff. Most UK homes are guaranteed to save money by switching to the cheapest clean deal.

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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. 

Former landfill site in Oldham to be converted into community woodland

18 May 2016

Snipe Clough in the Glodwick area of Oldham will be transformed from under-used and unloved area into urban oasis, with the planting of over 4,000 trees, thanks to a £10,000 TD Greenstreets grant.

Local children given the gift of growing

15 May 2016

Children from Ashgate Specialist Support Primary School in Wythenshawe will benefit from a new growing area with wheelchair friendly raised beds thanks to help from City of Trees and volunteers from the University of Manchester.

Be mindful in Rochdale

27 April 2016

New monthly outdoor mindfulness sessions will be held in Rochdale, marking the start of the Greater Manchester Walking Festival.

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