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Christmas trees on sale until December 18

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The forestry department on Friday announced that real Christmas trees will go on sale starting November 30.

Trees that have been cut as a result of the actions to improve growing conditions and maintain a sufficient level in forests will go on sale at various stations.

The stations will be operating from 8am to 3pm on weekdays.

“Private tree owners are urged to obtain in advance the necessary logging and transport permits to present them when requested,” the announcement added.

The department reiterated that logging, possession or transportation of Christmas trees without the relevant licence is an offence punishable by a fine up to €5,000, imprisonment for up to one year, or both.

“Those visiting the sale points are requested to comply with the decrees of the health ministry related to Covid-19 pandemic,” it added.

The trees will be available for sale until December 18 at the following stations:

Athalassa forest station 22403749

Larnaca forest station 24818108

Dhekelia forest station 24723432

Fasouri forest station 25952120

Limassol forest station 25872306

Paphos/Geroskipou forest station 26306266

Yialia forest station 26812730

Panayia forest station 26817416

Platania forest station 22608512

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