Planting their own future: Andy Burnham helps Bolton pupils plant first site of 120 mile new Northern Forest.

14 March 2018

School children, spades at the ready, are this week turning out in force to play a hands on role in creating a greener landscape for their future. Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham joined them on Wednesday 14 March to plant trees at Smithills, the first site of the ground-breaking new Northern Forest.

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Families encouraged to ‘Go Wild in the Woods’ this autumn

27 October 2017

City of Trees is hoping to inspire children to get out and about in Greater Manchester’s great outdoors with a wildlife walk, free activity ideas and more.

“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.

Your boots are made for walking this autumn

10 October 2017.

Greater Manchester’s first ever autumn Walking Week runs from Saturday 21 October to Sunday 29 October, offering more than 100 free guided walks to choose from across the region, with an number of walks led by City of Trees.

The University of Manchester launches new interactive tree trail

16 October 2017

The University of Manchester launches a new interactive Tree Trail to encourage staff, students and the local community to get outside and discover more about the trees around them.

Companies encouraged to ‘Go Green’ for National Tree Week

10 October 2017

City of Trees is asking businesses across Greater Manchester to ‘go green’ during the week (25th November – 3rd December) whilst raising much-needed funds.

No soggy bottoms allowed at this year's apple pie contest

6 October 2017

Slice up your apples, roll out the pastry and get your pie dishes at the ready! It’s time for this year’s Greater Manchester Apple Pie Contest in honour of Apple Day, the annual celebration of Britain’s rich apple-growing heritage