Sixty trees have been planted on Langwith Road in Bolsover as part of our Community Woodlands scheme.
The trees, which are of various species such as Lime, Field Maple, Rowan, Bird Cherry and Hawthorne, reiterate our continued commitment to help tackle climate change and improve the local environment.
Local councillor for Bolsover, Nick Clarke joined in with the planting of the trees and said, “It is important that we continue to look after our environment in any way we can. These trees will help reduce the carbon dioxide along a busy road as well as improving the local environment and creating legacies that future generations can enjoy.
“We are continually looking for sites across Bolsover District where we can grow trees that will help us with tackling climate change, but that will also add to the streetscene and attract birds and wildlife.”
The trees form part of our ambition to grow one million trees and have been funded from the Woodland Trust who granted us £270,000 to create a series of community woods - the flagship of which is in Creswell where 27,000 trees will be planted.
One local resident who lives nearby said, “Just a quick 'thank you' for organising the tree planting near my house on Langwith Road. They will look beautiful when they have got themselves established and be brilliant for the immediate environment.”