Once hailed as the "Queen Of Villages" during the reign of Queen Victoria, Wath-upon-Dearne, a small rural village, in the upper division of Strafforth and Tickhill, 6 miles North of Rotherham, has been without a Christmas tree by courtesy of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council (RMBC) for many years.

It's about time something was said as its obvious that our little village is being neglected and in danger of rapidly disapearing like the snow in summer.... United we stand... divided we aint got a Christmas Tree.

Please help support our little Yorkshire village by SIGNING the Petition below. Who knows, maybe this year Santa won't get confused when looking for the landing spot on Christmas Eve. Many thanks for your help.



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  • Tracey cahill I live on the high street and my 6 and 7 year old boys have never seen at tree in wath. Help us make their Christmas!! I have just opened my business on the high street and I will definitely be having a tree for all of wath to see xxx

  • Matthew Oliver Like a free fireworks display, a Christmas tree should be essential at Christmas. I bet the council spend more on staff training in one day than the cost of this tree.

  • Alan Stevenson Help to form memories of the children in Wath who have never seen a Christmas tree in Wath.

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Recent signatures

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    Tracey cahill

    2 days ago Demographics: I am from the Wath area and my vote is sincere and friendly
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    Matthew Oliver

    3 days ago Demographics: I am not from the area but my vote is sympathetic and friendly
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    Linda Barker, United Kingdom

    3 days ago Demographics: I am from the Wath area and my vote is sincere and friendly
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Petition highlights

  • Petition has reached 250 signatures!
  • Now that the market has been moved into the centre of Wath, I think it is the idea opportunity to bring back the tree and give us all a real sense of community. Something that is sadly lacking in this day of cut backs!