SHAW’s town centre skyline has a new addition thanks to the efforts of local councillors.
Members of Shaw and Crompton Parish Council agreed to fund the
planting of an oak tree at Cheetham Hill, off Crompton Way.
It replaces a diseased Ash tree that had to be felled last year.
Adam Holt from Groundwork Oldham and Rochdale told the Correspondent: “The new tree is about 10-12 years old. But everything being equal it could last for 500!”
Councillor Dave Bibby put his back into digging a hole for the tree that cost £517.20.
Groundwork are also responsible for tidying up the Cheetham Hill site and are due to remove the large amounts of litter dropped there by inconsiderate passers-by.