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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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Tree-tastic activities help connect children back to nature

1 November 2016

Pupils from St Elizabeth’s primary school in Wythenshawe have benefitted from a series of woodland-themed activities thanks to City of Trees and support from Manchester City Council.

New trees to take root at Wythenshawe Woodland thanks to Tesco grant

26 October 2016

City of Trees is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco bags of help initiative to help new give Wythenshawe woodland Gorse Covert a new lease of life.

Manchester garden scheme to map city’s green spaces

3 November 2016

Residents can fill in an online survey to be in with a chance of winning £500 shopping vouchers

Series of guided winter-themed walks launched in Trafford

25 October 2016

The ‘Wonderful Winter Walks’ start on 8 November and carry on into the new year aiming to get people out and about in the great outdoors.

Companies asked to ‘Plant a tree this Christmas’

19 October 2016

City of Trees is urging businesses throughout Greater Manchester to plant a tree this Christmas.

Launch of ‘walk and talk’ supporting those with dementia

18 October 2016

A new walking group for people living with dementia, their families, friends and carers will begin on 26th October in Longford Park, Stretford.

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