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Not seeing the wood for the trees

Our man in City Hall has a plan:

"The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today expanded his street tree programme to 40 'tree-free' locations across London and launched a new website enabling Londoners to request a tree outside their own homes".

I can't see that being hugely expensive, and trees are, in general, a good thing.

It is, however, the list of tree deserts in the footnotes that is amusing, as both Forest Gate and Abbey Wood would appear to be less than well named these days.

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Anonymous Anonymous said... 7:46 pm

Scandalous! Isn't that money better spent cosying up to terrorists?  



Blogger Croydonian said... 8:17 pm

Civic priorities, eh?  



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