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1 December 2021
Join our mission: Let's fill our streets with trees
Tree-lined streets should be the norm. Trees improve our health, wellbeing and quality of life, they are essential.
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25 November 2021
Sponsor Stories: Sarah
The first Trees for Streets tree was planted in Haringey! Sarah sponsored a tree for the empty pit outside her house., and got her wish of having a cherry tree planted.
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23 November 2021
Sponsor Stories: Barbara
Barbara chose to sponsor a tree in a local park in Bedford as a lasting way to remember her late husband, and celebrate his life.
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19 November 2021
How Street Trees help make our roads safer
We know they make our streets greener, but did you know that street trees can make our roads safer too?
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17 November 2021
Sponsor Stories: Pablo
Introducing Pablo, the first person in Cambridge to sponsor a tree using the Trees for Streets app. Here's his story...
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10 November 2021
Sponsor Stories: Michelle
Michelle chose to sponsor a Celebration Tree as a positive and lasting way to remember her late mother.
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9 November 2021
Sponsor stories: Gavin
Tree-watering hero Gavin is no stranger to keeping street trees topped up in the summer.
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8 November 2021
Sponsor Stories: Helen
Helen loves trees so much, she's turned her front garden into a woodland glen. We met her on a sunny September day in Cambridge.
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5 November 2021
Planting season is underway in Cambridge
The first city to join our national scheme planted their first street trees this week - and were helped by one of their Councillors too!
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1 November 2021
Sponsor Stories: Sarah & Arthur
Sarah and Arthur chose to live in the Hornsey area of Haringey because it's one of the least polluted parts of London. Planting more street trees will help it to stay that way.
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27 October 2021
Green in every sense of the word
You've probably heard: street trees are amazing! Here are some of the main environmental benefits trees bring to your neighbourhood.
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26 October 2021
Sponsor Stories: Hannah
Hannah has really taken Trees for Streets to heart, sponsoring a street tree in the Barnwell area of Cambridge, and several Celebration Trees in a local park.
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25 October 2021
Autumn, the golden season of trees
Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree...
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29 September 2021
GoodGym pound the pavements of Croydon
Last night GoodGym volunteers took to the streets of Croydon to tell people about the local Trees for Streets scheme.
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27 September 2021
Street Trees are worth their weight in gold
Our urban areas are the heart of our economy and investing in boosting local high streets is a huge priority. But how do you go about putting an economic value on trees?
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14 September 2021
Using their feet to green the streets
GoodGym took to the streets of Tower Hamlets a second time to help us get the word out to local residents about Trees for Streets.
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9 September 2021
How street trees can make our lives healthier and happier
You don’t have to travel to the countryside or even a local park to enjoy the benefits of being in nature. Even in the most urban areas, the presence of trees can have a profound and proven effect on our quality of life.
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1 September 2021
Greener Streets for Hillingdon
We’re on a mission to get a quarter of a million more street trees planted nationwide over the next 10 years, and Hillingdon is the latest borough to join us!
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24 August 2021
"Trees the day" - GoodGym help us to green Tower Hamlets
We spent an energising evening with the Good Gym team in Tower Hamlets helping spread the word about Trees for Streets…
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4 August 2021
Filling Croydon with Trees
Croydon is the latest UK council to join our national trees sponsorship scheme, to help deliver on its ambitious tree planting goals.
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28 July 2021
Haringey joins Trees for Streets
Haringey is the latest London borough to join Trees for Streets, and among the first UK councils to come on board.
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14 July 2021
Making Bradford greener, one tree at a time
Bradford is the first Yorkshire council to join our national street tree sponsorship scheme.
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2 July 2021
More trees for Bedford!
Bedford Borough Council is the latest to join our national street tree sponsorship scheme, making it easy for local residents to get trees planted in their streets.
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17 June 2021
Cleaner air for Tower Hamlets
This Clean Air Day, Tower Hamlets is the latest London council to join our national street tree sponsorship scheme.
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Street Trees are worth their weight in gold
Our urban areas are the heart of our economy and investing in boosting local high streets is a huge priority. But how do you go about putting an economic value on trees?
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We're recruiting!
We’re recruiting a number of exciting and varied roles to help build up our high-performance team to support our launch.
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Let's fill Cambridge with trees!
Cambridge City Council is one of the first to join our national street tree sponsorship scheme!
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Trees for Streets branches out in Harrow
We're delighted to announce that Harrow Council is among the first UK councils to join our national street tree sponsorship scheme!
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Street trees are great for our well-being
Street trees are great for both our physical and our mental wellbeing, and that’s a fact.
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Street tree resources
Our resources page contains a curated list of links to relevant organisations, reports, research, articles, and books. We hope you find it useful.
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8 Amazing Benefits From Street Trees
A whistle-stop tour of the myriad benefits of the humble street tree.
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The Power of Sponsoring a Street Tree
How improving your local environment creates a net good for your whole city.
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