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Temporary closure at busy Worcester car park for tree removal

A red A-board sign at the entrance to a car park, reading

A busy Worcester city centre car park is set to close for half a day next week so that a diseased tree at its entrance can be safely removed. The 110-space King Street car park, off Sidbury, will be closed on the morning of Wednesday 7 February until 1pm. No cars will be allowed to enter the car park after 11.59pm the night before. The closure is t...

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Worcester residents asked to help with city’s Ash trees

Branches and leaves of a common Ash Tree

A call has gone out for Worcester residents to help in identifying the city's Ash trees in a bid to help conserve those not affected by the UK-wide Ash Dieback Disease. Ash Dieback causes leaf loss, dead branches, and eventually the death of the tree. Once infection is apparent, few trees survive longer than four years and they become increasingly ...

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Maintenance work to be carried out on biggest tree in Worcester

The poplar tree in Hylton Road with Sabrina Bridge in the foreground and the University medical centre to the left The poplar tree in Hylton Road with Sabrina Bridge in the foreground and the University medical centre to the left

Work is due to be carried out to control the growth of what is thought to be the largest tree in Worcester. The poplar is on Hylton Road, close to the river Severn and Sabrina Bridge, and opposite the University of Worcester's new Elizabeth Garrett Anderson medical centre. Several of its branches are growing out over the road and footpaths. A large...

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Mayor digs in to launch Worcester’s tree-planting programme

Tudor Grange Academy pupils Christian Bryant and Anthony Clark, and Cllr Adrian Gregson, the Mayor of Worcester, planting the tulip tree at the KGV Community Hub

The Mayor of Worcester has launched the city's latest tree-planting programme by helping to create an arboreal tribute to the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Worcester is set to get greener over the winter months, with over 800 saplings being planted at locations across the city. As a Champion City in the Queen's Green Canopy initiative, it is appropr...

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