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RTPI: Trees should be planted in all streets – new and existing

Words: Laura Edgar
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The RTPI has called on the government to fund planning authorities to ensure that all communities have access to trees and nature, not just those living in new developments.

The government’s focus on making sure new developments are lined with trees is welcomed by the institute, but it says this should be expanded to include existing streets so that all communities benefit from the positives of living close to trees and nature.RTPI president Wei Yang FRTPI said: “We were delighted to hear the housing secretary saying last year that tree-lined streets should become........
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