Tag Archives : Trees


Partners sign Plan For Trees partnership agreement

Partners in Plymouth have signed the Plan For Trees commitment to enhancing Plymouth’s tree coverage. Plymouth City Council, Plymouth Community Homes, the Woodland Trust, Plymouth Tree Partnership, the National Trust and Plymouth Open Spaces Network, have all signed an agreement to be a member of the steering group that fulfils the Plan’s Delivery Programme which […]


New plan for Plymouth’s trees

A major new plan to enhance Plymouth’s tree coverage has been announced by Plymouth City Council’s Cabinet. The Plan for Trees has been developed working with a range of local and national partners since 2016, and has been informed by a survey of 1105 residents. In addition to the Plan, the Council will sign an […]


Tree planting on a massive scale gets underway

Councillors Sue Dann and Mark Coker have planted the first of 14,500 trees destined for the Forder Valley as part of the programme of work to build the long-awaited link road. An oak sapling and 20 other trees including aspen, hawthorn, blackthorn and black poplar have been planted today as part of a wider landscaping […]

Councillors Sue Dann and Mark Coker planting trees on the Forder Valley site, with Natural Infrastruture Officer Chris Avent and Strategic Transport Programme Co-ordinator Steve Flaxton

What you told us about Plymouth’s trees

Plymouth City Council wants to thank everyone who took the time to respond to its survey on the city’s trees. The Council carried out public engagement to help shape the city’s Plan for Trees between Monday 20 August and Sunday 16 September, and in total 1,105 residents responded to the survey, though the council engaged […]


Plymouth’s joint bid with Malaga to tackle climate change impact

Plymouth City Council has teamed up with Malaga City Council in Spain in an exciting project to find ways of getting nature to fight the impact of climate change. The two cities will be bidding for around €10 million – or £7.5 million – to help fund this important work, which if successful, could be […]


Spreading the lurrve for trees this Valentine’s Day

Tree lovers, incurable romantics and nature lovers are being invited to get mucky on Valentine’s Day… planting trees. The first of 12,000 new trees to be planted in the city’s new country park will go into the ground as hedgerows, as the city’s new country park starts to take shape. Plymouth City Council, together with […]


Put tree out when your recycling is due to be picked up

The decorations are down, folks are back to work, resolutions have been made – and broken – now all that’s left of the festive season is a tired old tree. The Council’s Christmas tree collections start on Monday 11 January and will continue up until Thursday 21 January. All people have to do is to […]


Final stage in the transformation of Careswell Avenue

The final stage in the transformation of a neglected patch of green land has taken place. For years local residents had been asking for something to be done to tidy up a very large grassy central reservation in Careswell Avenue.  Work started last year with the planting of a 112 metre strip of spring flowering […]