Free trees

Free trees are once again on offer to Exmouth residents.

Every year the town council offer free saplings, but because the scheme is budgeted at �200 it will be on a first come first served basis.

On offer this year is broad leaved trees including silver birch, wild cherry, quickthorn, common oak, rowan, field maple and hazel.

Exmouth town clerk, John Wokersien said: “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.”

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If you are interested in applying, please collect an application form from the town hall, St Andrews Road, Exmouth or download via the website

Your completed application form needs to be received at the Town Hall no later than Monday January 16 2012.

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Trees will be distributed on Friday February 17 2012.

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