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Heritage Trees ran from January 2015 – December 2018 and aimed to celebrate, record and protect our local tree heritage – the trees, woodlands, hedgerows and orchards which are part of the fabric of our towns and cities. Watch the video to find about the difference the project made.

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Fudge Tree

30 November 2017

This National Tree Week (25th November - 3rd December) City of Trees are celebrating the iconic trees round Greater Manchester through a series of interpretation panels which tell their stories.

One of these is the Fudge Tree in Lightoaks Park, Salford, with the story as follows:


Heritage Trees is a City of Trees project, funded by HLF.

  • Heritage Lottery Fund
  • Manchester City of Trees