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Cornwall's 'biggest recycled Christmas tree' is 35ft high

Cornwall's 'biggest recycled Christmas tree' is 35ft high

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 7:00am 15th December 2019. (Updated at 9:35am 16th December 2019)

This is the festive decoration being dubbed the 'biggest recycled Christmas tree you will see in Cornwall'.

At 35ft high, the tree, which was created in Newlyn after the idea was sparked by a group of locals, stands next to the old ice works.

It is made from 99% recycled materials which have been found in the harbour, including old fishing nets and floats.

Watch it in action below...

 

Creator, Che Paul, has praised everyone behind the initiative, including Dinx Raymond who came up with the idea with his party Carly.

Carly and Marcia Bell organised the painting of all the shells and floats and Peter Bell was also involved in helping an organising.

"After an initial design brief in the Star Inn, Newlyn, an idea was born following the first meeting we had to have a few more construction meetings back in the Star Inn. 

"We managed to get hold of the old flag pole from the old heliport and with all the decorations on the tree being recycled from old nets, floats etc from Newlyn Harbour. 

"The tree proudly stands next to the old ice works and is an impressive 35 foot high. It is 99% recycled."

Creator Che Paul

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