Free tree scheme launched

PUBLISHED: 12:21 09 November 2010

HE town hall are once again running their Free Tree Scheme for Exmouth residents.

THE town hall are once again running their Free Tree Scheme for Exmouth residents.

The Town Council has set a budget of £200 so it will be on a first come, first served basis.

Clerk John Wokersien said: “Broad leaved trees will be supplied; Silver Birch, Wild Cherry, Quickthorn, Common Oak, Rowan, Field Maple and Hazel. Support stakes and rabbit guards will also be available if required.

“It is a fantastic opportunity to plant trees to be allowed to grow to full height to help offset our own carbon footprints.”

If you are interested in applying, please collect an application form from Exmouth Town Council, Town Hall, St Andrews Road, Exmouth or download via the website www.exmouth.gov.uk. Your completed application form needs to be received at the Town Hall no later than Monday January 17 2011.

Trees will be distributed on Friday February 18 2011.

Note; the trees are saplings.

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