People can nominate special tree for award

14/11/12- The ancient Yew tree in Crowhurst church yard, Sussex.  It is thought ot be approximately 1,300 years old ENGSUS00120121114130051
14/11/12- The ancient Yew tree in Crowhurst church yard, Sussex. It is thought ot be approximately 1,300 years old ENGSUS00120121114130051

People are being asked to name their favourite tree with nominations open for the East Sussex Tree of the Year.

The Woodland Trust is seeking nominations for the Tree of the Year, with the prospect of extra years of life for the most popular entries.

The competition, supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, is open to any living tree in the UK that has a story behind it.

Following nominations an independent panel of experts will draw up a shortlist of trees to go to a public vote. Trees of the Year will be named in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

The winning trees will receive a bespoke “Tree LC” pamper package to improve their lives. For more information about the competition and to submit your nomination visit www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/treeoftheyear.

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