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Muslim group plants 200 trees
A youth organisation representing young Muslims in Hertfordshire organised that planting more than 200 new trees in Watford.
More than 30 members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association and staff from Watford Borough Council to planted trees in Watford's Meriden Park on Wednesday.
The project forms part of the association’s national tree planting initiative that it is running in conjunction with the Woodland Trust.
Mayor of Watford, Dorothy Thornhill, said: "It is great to see a voluntary organisation offering practical help to make Watford a little greener and welcoming to wildlife; especially when the younger generation are involved."
Abdul Aziz Choudhry, regional youth leader for the AMYA, said: “Events such as these help to promote good community relations and offer us a welcome opportunity to contribute positively towards this great region and country."