Planting of Staverton’s Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee Tree

Saturday morning of 22nd January saw the planting of the Staverton Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee Tree. The tree is a Carpinus Betulus ‘Frans Fontain’ otherwise known as a (Horn Beam) and was planted on the Braunston Lane triangle. The Parish celebrities chosen for the planting were, Ethel Shaw who has lived in the Parish for 72 years and is also believed to be our oldest resident, and Jessica Eborall who is our youngest Parishioner and pupil who attends the Staverton School in Reception year.  It is envisaged that the tree will play an important part in the forthcoming Jubilee celebrations planned for the Summer.

How the tree with look:

Images from the day: