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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Walking festival continues to make great strides

11 April 2017

Greater Manchester’s Walking Festival is back and bigger than ever for its third annual incarnation.

Big Tree count signifies start of spring

4 April 2017

Leading environmental movement City of Trees launches ‘Big Tree Count’ campaign to encourage organisations, individuals and groups to tot up their tree planting totals.

Davyhulme community orchard takes shape

4 April 2017

Children from two Davyhulme schools have shown they have spade-loads of community spirit – by planting a new community orchard at Broadway Park

City of Trees helps Scouts create new campsite

30 March 2017

Over 1,000 trees have been planted on the new Hollinwood Scout Camp site in Salford with support from the local community.

New ‘Tree Charter’ to protect people’s rights to the benefits of trees and woods

29 March 2017 

More than 70 organisations, including City of Trees, with a combined membership of 20 million people launch 10 principles to bring trees and woods to the centre of UK society

Fantastic forest gardens created in east Manchester

28 March 2017

City of Trees worked with Manchester Environmental Education Network (MEEN) to create forest gardens in Levenshulme and Gorton.