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Tree Stories

13 May 2022
Greening a treeless street
These Haringey residents decided they wanted their treeless street to be greener. They now have a whole street full of beautiful trees.
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10 May 2022
How trees support our mental health
Trees lower our blood pressure, reduce stress levels, and make us feel calm and happy. They are vital for our mental and physical health.
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27 April 2022
Sponsor stories: Dilan
Dilan’s on a mission to green up his neighbourhood. He sponsored a new tree for an empty pit where there hasn’t been one in a long time, and plans to sponsor more trees locally.
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25 April 2022
A tree for every school in West Green
Councillors of the West Green ward in Tottenham wanted a lasting way to thank the staff at local primary schools - they ran a fundraising campaign to plant trees, which was a huge success!
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17 April 2022
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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13 April 2022
Making Wood Green...greener
Andrew wanted to put trees back into the street where he lives and works - his business sponsored some trees to make the neighbourhood greener.
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12 April 2022
How to water your street tree
Now that tree planting season is coming to an end, and the weather is warming up, it's time to think about watering. Here's our advice...
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6 April 2022
Sponsor a Tree for the Queen's Jubilee
Celebrate Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee this year by sponsoring a tree - you don't even need to have a garden!
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5 April 2022
Fundraising for neighbourhood trees
Residents of Albany Road in Haringey wanted their street to look as good as the one round the corner, so they set about fundraising to plant trees that they could all enjoy.
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31 March 2022
Planting a tree for every house sold
Tatlers Estate Agents have joined forces with us to to help get more street trees planted in the London borough of Haringey.
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18 February 2022
Bring wildlife to your street
We often talk about the benefits of living close to nature, and it's something that everyone can appreciate. Here's how trees can bring more nature to your street.
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14 February 2022
The right tree for your street
There's a lot to consider when planting a tree in your street. Dr Matthew Ling of the Cambridge Canopy Project sheds some light on the work that goes into getting it right.
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9 February 2022
Celebration Trees: a gift with a difference
Sponsoring a Celebration tree means you can help to plant trees in the green spaces in your community - where everyone can enjoy them!
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3 February 2022
Sponsor Stories: Eve
Eve lives in Addiscombe in Croydon, and couldn't wait to embellish her beloved neighbourhood with a new street tree.
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1 February 2022
Crowdfunding for a Greener community
This Bedford community ran a successful crowdfunding campaign to transform their neighbourhood by lining an entire street with trees.
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17 January 2022
Grow your business while greening the community
Trees make our towns and cities more welcoming and appealing, and improve our health - but did you know sponsoring trees is good for business too?
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12 January 2022
Sponsor Stories: Lindsay
Lindsay sponsored a tree for the empty pit outside her house - she couldn't wait for it to be planted!
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20 December 2021
Sponsor Stories: Tracy & Graham
Tracy and Graham thought that sponsoring a tree outside their childhood home was a lovely way to remember their late parents.
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15 December 2021
Sponsor Stories: Kelly
Kelly has lived in the Limehouse area for over 20 years. She chose to sponsor a tree in a local park in memory of her niece.
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13 December 2021
Getting a tree ready for street life
A street tree is very different from a sapling that you might plant in a park or garden - Keith Sacre of Barcham Trees explains what it takes to make a tree street-ready.
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13 December 2021
Sponsor Stories: Petri
Petri misses the forests of Finland, where he grew up. He sponsored a tree next to his house to bring a bit of that forest feel to the street where he lives.
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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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How do I get my council to join Trees for Streets?
We’re working with a growing number of UK councils to plant more trees. If you'd like your council to get involved, here's how to let them know.
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Trees for Streets in Croydon
Croydon’s residents have leapt at the chance to help re-green their local streets. They’ve thrown their support behind our national street tree sponsorship scheme.
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Sponsor Stories: James and Sue
James and his mum, Sue, love trees, and they want to see more of them on Croydon’s streets. They sponsored a tree for the empty tree pit outside their home, and are already enjoying the new addition to their street.
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Sponsor Stories: Raquel
Raquel wanted to bring nature back to her West Croydon street by sponsoring a new tree, helping to improve wellbeing and mental health for the whole neighbourhood.
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Sponsor Stories: Addiscombe Railway Park Friends
The Addiscombe Railway Park Friends group sponsored several trees to be planted in their local park, which was created from a strip of disused railway line.
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Haringey Council's Tree Sponsorship Scheme
Haringey was one of the pioneer councils to join us in 2021, and tree sponsorship is proving very popular with local residents.
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Sponsor Stories: Frederick
Frederick is keen to turn his street from grey to green – and is making sure his neighbours know all about Trees for Streets.
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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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