So it was raining hard and 4 degrees on Thursday 7th April. As we got out of the cars, hailstone started hitting our heads and blowing into our car boots as we changed into suitable attire (wellies).

We had shown willing and we’re going to ‘check in’ and see what happened (aka hope to be sent home until another day). Never to be deterred, Alan Pickles at Gorse Hall said ‘Here’s your spade, do you want gloves?’
Varying ages and abilities started to dig holes for the trees. Trees planted and hessian pinned down with bamboo pegs covered them for protection, help absorb moisture and help stop people walking into them.

We are all now very proud of our small wild cherry trees which form a pathway and in 10 years will look beautiful and form a shady pretty walk in the summer.

We would like to thank Alan Pickles for his help in organising and choosing the correct trees and site.

Tameside Rotary President Angela Robbins wanted to do something for The Queen’s Green Canopy and Community Chair John Moon had brought it all together.

We feel like we have achieved a lot. All for the;
#queensgreencanopy and our future generation to have a better future and cleaner air.


11/04/2022

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