Historic Welwyn Garden City tree faces uncertain future

CAMPAIGNERS opposed to the felling of an historic tree have revealed their hopes that it can be saved. The fate of the 200-year-old cedar tree, located in the grounds of Digswell House, WGC, has divided residents at

CAMPAIGNERS opposed to the felling of an historic tree have revealed their hopes that it can be saved.

The fate of the 200-year-old cedar tree, located in the grounds of Digswell House, WGC, has divided residents at the Grade II listed building.

Welwyn Hatfield Council had granted a felling order after learning the tree was diseased but, after some residents started a watering programme, the cedar has started to show some signs of recovery.

Resident Graeme Hunt said: "I do not see why this tree cannot live out its natural life protected by us."


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