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Replacement tree will be planted on Conker Hill in Ben Rhydding
9:00am Friday 18th October 2013 in News
A horse chestnut tree which gave its name to an area of Ben Rhydding was felled as it was in a dangerous condition, says Bradford Council.
Residents and a councillor asked why the tree on Wheatley Lane, which gave the area the name Conker Hill, had been felled. Council officers said the tree was in decline and in an increasingly dangerous condition.
Officers told Councillor Anne Hawkesworth they had attended three breakages in the last two years, and the most recent had closed the road for a number of hours.
Coun Hawkesworth asked if there would be a replacement, and Bradford Council said a replacement will be planted.