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'We feel welcome and locals are getting back to work'

Johanna Carr

BBC News Online

Three people in Perranporth on holiday from Cheltenham have also said they were being careful to follow the coronavirus rules.

Iain, Keren, and Rachel were at the Watering Hole on Perranporth beach, enjoying their second drink at a pub since Saturday’s relaxation of lockdown rules.

They said they had been made to feel welcome.

Rachel said: “It feels like people are really glad to have people back in the area.”

Iain added: “Our taxi driver from Newquay was really enthusiastic and looking forward to getting back to work and making some money.”

Iain, Keren, and Rachel
BBC

Celebrated horticulturalist backs Ourboretum launch

Award-winning landscape designer Chris Beardshaw backs BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Ourboretum initiative.

Award-winning horticulturalist Chris Beardshaw backs Ourboretum launch

A brand new initiative called Ourboretum, which will see communities grow 2,020 native trees from seed, has been launched by BBC Radio Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds Conservation Board.

It's in response to the ash dieback disease which is expected to nearly wipe-out Gloucestershire's third most common tree species.

Over the next year, everyone in Gloucestershire is invited to form a virtual arboretum growing healthy saplings which will be used to replace many of the ash trees which are dying.

Celebrated horticulturalist backs Ourboretum launch

Award-winning plantsman Chris Beardshaw gets behind Gloucestershire tree-growing campaign.
A brand new initiative called Ourboretum, which will see communities grow 2,020 native trees from seed, has been launched by BBC Radio Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds Conservation Board.

It's in response to the ash dieback disease which is expected to nearly wipe-out Gloucestershire's third most common tree species.

Over the next year, everyone in Gloucestershire is invited to form a virtual arboretum growing healthy saplings which will be used to replace many of the ash trees which are dying.