Residents in Rushcliffe can use this online form to apply for up to two free trees. Please note, the planting location for the trees must be in the Borough of Rushcliffe and we can only accept applications from the first 800 households.

All the trees are two years old and approximately 60-90 cm (2-3 feet) high on delivery.

Trees available this year are:
Wild Cherry (Prunus avium) - grows to 25m tall, with flowers in spring and fruit in summer and autumn colour. It likes full sunlight and fertile soil. It won’t tolerate waterlogged soil.
Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea) - grows to 10m tall, It has creamy flowers followed by black berries and crimson autumn leaves. It is a shade-tolerant tree and can cope with damp conditions.

Trees will be delivered to addresses in Rushcliffe from January 2022.
 
Organisations and schools are recommended to request trees from the Woodland Trust. Please visit their free trees scheme website https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/plant-trees/free-trees/. Farmers and landowners can obtain trees from https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/plant-trees/large-scale/
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016 Privacy Notice

The personal information you provide will only be used by Rushcliffe Borough Council, the Data Controller, in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation 2016 / Data Protection Act 2018 to:

progress your request

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* 1. We can only do this with your explicit consent.

Your personal information will be shared with Streetwise Environmental Ltd  in connection with the above purpose.

Your personal data will be kept in accordance with the Council’s retention policy and schedule.  Details of which can be found on the Council’s website at http://www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/retention_schedule/
 
In accordance with GDPR you have a right to:

  • have a copy of the personal information that we hold about you.  Details of how to obtain this are available at http://www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/foi
  • Request that your personal data be corrected or completed.
  • Complain to the Information Commissioner if you feel that your information is not being handled appropriately (https://ico.org.uk/)

You may also have a right to:

  • have your personal data transferred (data portability).
  • prevent automated processing and profiling.
  • erasure (also known as the right to be forgotten).
  • restrict processing.
  • object to processing.
  • Your data protection rights are not absolute and in most cases are subject to the Council demonstrating compliance with other statutory legislation, for further information see http://www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/privacy/
For further details about how your personal information may be used or about your rights under data protection legislation, please contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer at -

  • By post: Data Protection Officer, Rushcliffe Borough Council, Rushcliffe Arena, Rugby Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7YG.
  • By email:  customerservices@rushcliffe.gov.uk
  • By Telephone: 0115 981 9911

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