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£279raised of £590 target by 14 supporters

Weʼre raising £590 to Provide replacement trees on Duckmoor Road in Ashton, BS3

Ashton, Bristol
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Trees benefit our streets visually as well as improving the environment (Forest Research entitled Health Benefits of Street Trees can be found at: In the last year a number of local street trees have been lost and unfortunately the Council currently has no funds available to replace them.

Each tree costs £295 to replace, including maintenance (details can be found at As this is a big ask for one individual, should the community like to contribute we may be able to raise the funds to replace some trees and improve our environment.

Along Duckmoor Road, due to decay and disease, four trees have collapsed/been felled in 2017. We would like to see these replaced. Initially we are hoping to raise funds to replace two of these trees (including that opposite the Dampier Road junction, close to Raleigh Road and one/two of those missing close to the Durnford Street junction.

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  • Martin Douglas4 months ago
    Martin Douglas

    Martin Douglas

    4 months ago

    I will be circulating fundraising postcards of the community version of Seurat’s painting Bathers at Asnieres soon in local venues so look out for them

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  • Martin Douglas7 months ago
    Martin Douglas

    Martin Douglas

    7 months ago
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  • Martin Douglas7 months ago
    Martin Douglas

    Martin Douglas

    7 months ago

    Thanks for donations. Pleased to see that a replacement tree has recently been planted in one of the identified locations. This means there are now 3 potential locations for new trees to sponsor on Duckmoor Road. I am going to have a push on this during the arts trail this week.

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1 year ago

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Page last updated on: 8/12/2018 10:41 AM



  • Anonymous


    Jul 15, 2018


  • Davina Blake

    Davina Blake

    Jun 25, 2018

    The more trees, the better!


  • Emily Bell

    Emily Bell

    Jun 10, 2018

    Be great to see more trees on Duckmoor Road, good luck with your fundraising Martin.


  • Arts trail

    Arts trail

    May 14, 2018

    Further arts trail donation


  • Arts Trail Day 2

    Arts Trail Day 2

    May 13, 2018

    Thanks for the donations on the arts trail day 2


  • Arts Trail Day 1

    Arts Trail Day 1

    May 13, 2018

    Donations from arts trail day 1 thanks to all who have contributed 👍🏻


  • Benjamin Whitehouse

    Benjamin Whitehouse

    May 10, 2018

    Thanks for donating to the Maple Road appeal. We didn't use the funds in the end so I'm refunding your £5 (and also adding Martin Tweddell's £5 that he is happy to donate to your appeal). Good luck!


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