Ask The Mercury: How do we get more trees planted?
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Chris Cheeseman asked: "Having lost many of its trees in recent years, Brasenose Avenue in Gorleston is now much less of an avenue.
"What is the procedure for requesting more trees to be planted?"
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A spokesperson for Norfolk County Council (NCC) said: "Anyone looking to plant a tree should, in the first instance, contact the owner of the land they’d like to see a tree planted upon and discuss it with them, planting trees on the highway verge needs expert advice which NCC can provide."
Norfolk County Council has ambitions to plant one million trees in Norfolk over five years, and provides information and support to anyone looking to take part in tree planting.
For more information visit www.norfolk.gov.uk/milliontrees
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