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BLOG: Why trees at Christmas?

12 December 2018

From a fantastic fir to a splendid spruce, the Christmas tree is a well -loved and well-decorated feature of most of our Christmases. But did you know that our Christmas trees actually are actually a modern invention and an exotic, European import?

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North West industrial heritage to be restored

24 January 2017

An innovative project to restore nature in places where heavy industry ruled for more than a century has received a grant of almost £2million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Trees planted in honour of Trafford’s oldest residents

10 January 2017

Eight semi-mature trees were planted to honour some of the Gorse Hill’s oldest residents.

Crowd funding success as Heroes Wood set to take root

15 December 2016

City of Trees thanks the public for their support of crowdfunding appeal which reached its target, to support the creation of memorial woodland ‘Heroes Wood’.

Community dig deep to realise fruits of their labour

12 December 2016

Parr Fold Park is now home to Salford’s sixth community orchard, with local residents coming together to create a fruitful forest for the future.

Rochdale schools needed for wonderful woodland creation

6 December 2016

City of Trees is calling on schools in Rochdale to get in touch to be part of an exciting new project helping to re-establish children’s connection to the natural world.

Celebrate Tree Dressing Day!

30 November 2016

This weekend is Tree Dressing Day and we’re asking you to share your stories and memories of trees and woods as well as send us your tree messages. 

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