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An historic Salford tree has become the latest victim of Dutch Elm disease which has already affected many tree's not only in Salford but across the whole country. The tree, which has stood affront of Buile Hill Mansion and is estimated to be around 200 years old has sadly died from the disease and must now be felled for safety reasons. The proud standing tree is likely to have been sprouted as a sapling around the 1825 when the mansion house was first designed by the architect Sir Charles Barry and constructed for its owner Thomas Potter, who would soon go on to become the first May
During a litter pick earlier today, our very own 'Handy' Hilary Curran along with her friend and BMHA group member Wendy Francis, local resident Janet Hesford and Hilary's nephew Harry, came across three distinctive bright red Royal Mail bags hidden in the undergrowth close to where the busses turn at the top end of Mossfield Road in Swinton. Hilary, a moderator on our Salford Nature group, is well known for getting stuck in and getting her hands dirty to clean up the cities beauty spots. She also runs her own I Love Buile Hill Park group on Facebook which was set up for people to sh