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Cheshire 'money trees' help hospice

What could be the biggest Christmas tree recycling scheme in the world has been taking place in Cheshire this weekend.

Around 5000 residents paid a donation to the East Cheshire Hospice for volunteers to remove their trees. They're then recycled with all the money being put into vital patient care.

The hospice costs £6k a day to run and relies almost entirely on money from fundraising events. Sarah Rogers has more:

Click here for more information about the hospice and how you can help.

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Old trees recycled to help hospice

What could be the biggest Christmas tree recycling scheme in the world is taking place in the North West this weekend. East Cheshire Hospice, based in Macclesfield, are collecting more than 4,500 trees from homes in Cheshire and recycling them, with money raised going to the hospice.

They raised £60,000 last year doing same thing. A fleet of 30 vehicles will collect trees on Saturday and Sunday.

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