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Ash dieback grant

By Maggie Brown, Clerk to the Parish Council Llanfair Waterdine Parish Council

Friday, 29 December 2023


Llanfair Waterdine Parish Council Contributor


Information received from Shropshire Council. To read in full please click on link Grant for Trees with Ash Dieback

Note from the Clerk - Table showing funding available can be seen at the link above. It is not possible to copy and paste it below.

Summary - Grants for trees with ash dieback

The grant, available through the Forestry Commission, will help pay towards some of the costs associated with the removal of dangerous ash with ash dieback that are growing along roadsides and public footpaths. It can also contribute towards replanting and the maintenance of replacement trees.

1. Conditions

  • Applications will only be accepted from groups of two or more landowners. Group members should be situated on the same stretch of road or in nearby area.
  • Landowners can include town and parish councils, as well as private owners and managers.
  • One of the group members may act as the facilitator for the group, and there is funding available for the facilitator’s time.
  • Shropshire Council will act as the facilitator for a group of landowners if preferred (even if not one of the nearby landowners itself).
  • While there is no specific end date for this grant, the Forestry Commission has advised that expressions of interest should be submitted as soon as possible.

More information

Ross Cowie, Strategic Treescape Officer

[email protected]

01743 252 834

Contact Information

Clerk to the Parish Council

Find Llanfair Waterdine Parish Council

Llanfair Waterdine, Knighton, Shropshire


Additional Information

Please email Parish Clerk at [email protected]