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SUFFOLK CHRISTMAS TREE GROWER HELPS KICKSTART NUMBER 10 FESTIVITIES

A CHRISTMAS tree grower from Suffolk has helped mark the official start of the festive season at Downing Street.

As secretary of the British Christmas Tree Growers Association, Harry Brightwell has the important task of ensuring Number 10 Downing Street receives two exceptional real Christmas trees and a stunning festive wreath every year.

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HEREFORD TREE GROWERS KICKSTART NUMBER 10 FESTIVITIES

CHRISTMAS tree growers from Hereford have helped mark the official start of the festive season at Downing Street.

Back in October, the British Christmas Tree Growers Association staged its annual event to find which grower would be responsible for Number 10’s main trees, and for the wreath to decorate its front door.

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Lights Switch-On For Downing Street

CHRISTMAS officially begins at Downing Street on Monday afternoon, when the tree outside  Number 10 will be lit for the first time this season.

For certain members of the British Christmas Tree Growers Association, this is the ultimate acknowledgement of their expertise – having won the honour of handing trees and a wreath to the official Prime Minister’s residence.

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WELSH GROWER HELPS KICKSTART NUMBER 10 FESTIVITIES

A CHRISTMAS tree grower from Gower has helped mark the official start of the festive season at Downing Street

Back in October, the British Christmas Tree Growers Association staged its annual event to find which grower would be responsible for Number 10’s main trees, and for the wreath to decorate its front door.

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Issues Advice and Stats

With Christmas fast approaching, here’s some useful quotes on stats and facts which may well assist your editorial team this season.

WILL PRICES BE THE SAME AS LAST YEAR?

Harry Brightwell, secretary of the BCTGA said: “We expect prices to be very similar to last year For a 6-7 ft Nordman grown by a BCTGA member, you will most likely be paying in the region of £45 to £55. For a Norway Spruce this would be between £25 and £35 typically. Prices do vary across the country, and premium trees can cost more.”

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