New woodland scheme is taking root

Rutendo Nyatsine (Zimwomen), Birgit Soe (Planet Aid UK), Elizabeth Adongo, Barry Nichol
Rutendo Nyatsine (Zimwomen), Birgit Soe (Planet Aid UK), Elizabeth Adongo, Barry Nichol

A woodland project was launched at a one-day event in Corby to highlight the effect of climate change at home and around the world.

The Corby not-for-profit company Planet Aid UK held the eventat the Cube on Thursday.

The theme was Our Climate, Our Challenge. To keep climate change on the agenda in the Corby area, Plant Aid UK is to plant 500 trees.

A site has been located on farmland near the town and already 40 groups and individuals have signed up to support it.

Planet Aid promoter Mark Buswell said: “We are delighted with the interest shown in the woodland scheme.”