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City ready to welcomes biggest Christmas tree

TOWERING at more than 10m high and complete with a 1.7m star will be the city’s largest Christmas tree. The tree will be unveiled as part of the free Christmas in the CBD celebrations later this month to officially bring the festive spirit to Toowoomba. FESTIVE CHEER: Ready for Christmas in the CBD are (from left) Michael Talbot as Spiderman, ... Read More »

Ready Or Not, Rockefeller Center’s Christmas Tree Has Arrived

It’s beginning to look a bit like Christmas at New York City’s Rockefeller Center — but don’t worry, you still more than a month of shopping to go. A 75-foot Norway spruce arrived in the Big Apple on Saturday to grace the plaza this holiday season. The installation caps an estimated 240-mile journey from State College, Pennsylvania, where the tree ... Read More »

Fatberg: Kitten, scooter and Christmas tree in sewers

Bikes, a family of frogs and a six-foot Christmas tree. No, it’s not an obscure verse from the Sound of Music. These items have all actually been recovered from the Northern Ireland water drainage system. NI Water have revealed the list after they had to remove a large “fatberg” from Belfast city centre. Media captionStaff clear the fatberg from under ... Read More »

Search is on in NW Montana for perfect Capitol Christmas tree for Washington, D.C.

LIBBY — The search for the perfect Christmas tree is on in the Kootenai National Forest. It’s not an easy task. This particular tree will stand somewhere between 60 feet to 70 feet tall. It will need to be arrow-straight and perfectly proportioned with dense cover from every angle. No one knows yet whether it will be spruce or fir ... Read More »

One town’s plea for a Christmas tree

  Christmas is more than six months away, so understandably it might be the last thing on your mind. This is not the case for Tanya Colyer. Christmas is all she can think about. The Riverton resident is determined to raise enough money to purchase a community tree for her town. In the seven years she has lived in Riverton, the only Christmas ... Read More »

U.S. Fish and Wildlife holds annual “Christmas Tree Drop”

Some helicopters flew over New Orleans East as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conducted its annual “Christmas Tree Drop.” Thousands of re-purposed Christmas trees from New Orleans will get a new life as breakwaters in ponds at the refuge. These breakwaters will slow wave and water movement, trap silt, and encourage the growth of marsh grasses. Last year Orleans ... Read More »