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Tree planters hope they're en route to a record.

GREEN-FINGERED people have tried to smash a world record by helping to plant hundreds of thousands of trees in just one hour.

This weekend's event, called Tree O'Clock, came as part of National Tree Week, Breathing Places and its partners who budding gardeners to take part. The event had participants across North Wales, including Wrexham Council events in a number of places including Chirk and Gwersyllt.

Participants will have to submit evidence if they have broken the Guinness World Record of 653,143 trees planted by hand by any number of people within a single hour.

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Wrexham Council was among those doing its bit for a UK-wide world record attempt to plant as many trees as possible in an hour, one venue being Gwersyllt Resource Centre. Pictured: Geraint Tattum, Tim McLoughlin, Peter Cade, Stuart Whiles and Christine Whiles
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Dec 7, 2009
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