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Tree planting effort growing towards goal

The quest to plant 30,000 trees in Congleton by the end of next year is continuing apace.

Some 80m of mixed species hedgerow (hawthorn, beech and holly) together with 11 fruit trees have recently been planted by 22 volunteers, including six children, at Hawthorne Close and Chestnut Drive green spaces.

At the weekend, more were planted in a much larger area off Sycamore Avenue, Chestnut Drive, Beech Close, Laburnum Close and Poplar Close.

More volunteers were also needed to plant almost 100m of hedge and a small number of crab apple, sweet chestnut, oak and plane trees, together with six fruit trees.

On Sunday from 10am, the final planting at West Heath will be an extension to the hedge along Sandbach Road. All are welcome to join the Trees for Congleton team at any of the sessions.

Plans for these sites and information can be found on-line at treesforcongleton.co.uk.

Group member Patti Pinto said: “During half-term, Trees for Congleton is delighted to be planting the anniversary hedge and centenary orchard at Congleton War MemorialHospital.”

Planting sessions are next Friday and Saturday (23rd and 24th February) from 10am to noon and 2pm to 4pm. Everyone is welcome to go along and help the planting at the hospital.

Donations for the hedge can be made at the information centre in the foyer at Congleton Town Hall and the Old Saw Mill on Back River Street.

Added Mrs Pinto: “We always have fun and don’t mind getting muddy and wet, so please join us at any of our sessions.”
(Photo: Trees for Congleton).

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