Oldest tree in Brum - 500 sign petition to save it
More than 500 people have signed a petition calling for the city centre’s oldest tree to be saved from the axe.
They sprang into action after the Birmingham Mail revealed that the 140-year-old London Plane Tree on Centenary Square is due to be chopped down when work starts on the Midlands Metro tram extension.
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The tree is the last of 99 planted on Broad Street in 1876 and has survived through a series of major... read more
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