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Tree Charter pole takes root on the Irwell Sculpture Trail

13 November 2018

A 15 ft high hand carved solid oak pole representing the Tree Charter’s ‘Make Trees Accessible to All’ principle has been unveiled at Drinkwater Park in Bury ahead of the first National Tree Charter Day on 24 November.

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Mayor of Greater Manchester speaks out in support of tree planting on day of Green Summit

21 March 2018

Mayor Andy Burnham has praised efforts to bring more greenery to Greater Manchester on the day of the inaugural Green Summit, which saw Mr Burnham announce his ambitions for making the region one of the greenest in Europe.

Call for trees to be used as a technique to help ‘combat flooding’

19 March 2018

Ahead of World Water Day on 22 March new research reveals the positive impact that trees in our urban environments can have – ‘slowing the flow’ of water.

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.

Historic first planting of ‘groundbreaking’ Northern Forest

12 March 2018

The ambition to create a Northern Forest spanning 120 miles took root today on the hills above Bolton.

MediaCityUK and City of Trees: Leaving a Legacy

6 March 2018

To celebrate the BBC’s Sustainability Season, MediaCityUK are proud to be supporting the City of Trees movement.

BLOG: Women in Forestry – how far have we come in 100 years?

Ahead of International Women's Day on 8 March, at City of Trees we have been remembering and celebrating 100 years of votes for women. As an organisation interested in all things tree and forest related we also started thinking about what has happened over the last century for women in the land and forestry sector. It turns out that the suffragette movement and women working in forests are not entirely unconnected…

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