PROPOSALS to chop down trees in Alston have been submitted.

Earlier this month Eden District Council received an application to fell two Sycamores and two Ash trees at a property on Station Road.

The applicant is listed as Barbara Sharp at the same address.

It's understood that the trees are dislodging a wall at the property.

A public consultation on the proposals runs until April 22.

According to the council's website, consultees have been notified on April1.

The target date for a decision is May 10 and agents are listed is Collins Gardening & Tree Services.

The trees are not subject to a council preservation order but they are in a conservation area.

For information go online to Eden District Council's website at:

The application reference is 21/0318.