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I recently bought this post card dating from the early 20th century showing the cours Mirabeau resplendently lined with a double row of plane trees.

 

What a difference today.  Last year, 23 had to be taken out in the cours Mirabeau and now, it seems, more are to follow from the cours and two other parts of the town centre.  (more…)

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On my return from England, I posted on my shock at seeing the cours Mirabeau minus so many plane trees;

The view from outside the Renoir cinema looking up the cours

now it seems, even more may be going, as well as some in other parts of centre ville, all  infected by the chancre coloré. (more…)

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IMG_6805Visitors to town this week were busily clicking away to record the abbatage of several of the century-old plane trees in the cours Mirabeau.

In fact nine have had to be taken down (more…)

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