Wren's Nest Christmas tree deemed 'an embarrassment'

Date published: 06 December 2019

Local residents have hit out at Shaw Parish Council after what some have described as a ‘disgrace’ of a Christmas tree which has been erected at Wren’s Nest.

There are currently numerous comments on various posts on Facebook, most of which have been highly critical of the pitiful-looking tree, which was erected on Monday.

“I have no actual words,” said Dennise Stott Worsley.

“This is the Christmas tree at Wrens Nest in Shaw. I think it's an embarrassment.”

“That’s a disgrace,” Michaela Potts stated.

“Omg! Disaster.” added Julie Barton.

Claire Dex posted: “I remember when it used to be massive with loads of lights.

“If this is the best they can come up with I think they should just forget it.”

Karen Louise Baker said: “That is disgusting. It’s normally massive.

“Oldham council shame on you.”

“Thought it was a giant weed when I passed it earlier,” added Gary Palmer.

The Parish council have placed a plaque on the site to inform people it is a living tree, which will be in place for future generations to enjoy.

Shaw Parish Council have been contacted for a comment.

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