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Tree Stories

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Sponsor stories: Gavin
Tree-watering hero Gavin is no stranger to keeping street trees topped up in the summer.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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Watering Wednesday: our top tips
Anyone can water a street tree! Here are our tips on how to get started.
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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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Why we need more street trees
Trees are part of our natural life support system, and play a vital role in sustainable urban living, but do you really know how much we rely on them?
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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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We’ve pulled together a range of guides and contacts to help you to get involved in our mission of filling our streets with trees.
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