Fancy picking up a free tree this month?

This March, the charity Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is getting involved with Disability Awareness Month, by having a stand in Serpentine Green on Tuesday March 21 from 10am.

The charity’s giving you the chance pick up a free Crab Apple tree* (supplied as small whips, which are slender shoots) as part of its Forest for Peterborough project. The aim of the project is to plant over 180,000 trees in and around the city and surrounding countryside by 2030: one tree for every person in the city.

Disability Peterborough, together with partner Inspire Peterborough, is hosting the city’s first Disability and Community awareness event. Over 150 stands is exhibiting during the month-long event which is underway at The Atrium in Serpentine Green Shopping Centre.


Each week has had a specific theme and from March 17 – 23 it’s Environment, Healthy Eating and Learning followed by Safer and Stronger Communities from March 24 – 30.

For more information about Forest for Peterborough, visit or call 01733 568408.

For more information on the Disability Awareness Month daily stallholders, performances and activities visit

*Trees available until stocks run out.


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