Don't miss a story sign up to Midweek Herald's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Pupils plant trees for future generations

11:31 31 January 2013

Pupils plant trees at St Mary

Pupils plant trees at St Mary's RC School, Axminster

Archant

Axminster youngsters plant ornamental and traditional varieties as well as a special Jubilee Oak

Youngsters at St Mary’s Roman Catholic School in Axminster have been busy planting trees for future generations to enjoy.

A number of them have been bought thanks to a generous donation from a parishioner and a further 80 were supplied by Sainsburys and

The Woodland Trust.

With the help of staff from Tony Benger Landscaping, groups of children helped to plant the trees, some in the new school field and some in the original field.

A few of the trees are ornamental and the rest are traditional varieties, but include one special ‘Jubilee oak’ – which pupils especially look forward to watching grow.

Tony Benger said: “it’s great for the children at St Mary’s to be planting trees for the next generation to enjoy and we were delighted to be involved.”

0 comments

Other News Stories

19:28
Ann Evans, 76, is taking on a four mile run to raise money for PFP

Former nun Ann Evans, 76, hopes to raise £500 by completing a four mile course between Beer and Branscombe.

Read more
15:00
Can you help to break the world record?

Within 24 hours, 404 people will need to jump out of a plane as part of a tandem skydive - to beat the current world record of 403.

Read more

Incidents were reported between Monday, March 14, and Sunday, April 10.

Read more
10:08
George Piper, 17.

Georgia Stidwell, 17, from Colyton, and George Piper, from near Honiton, receive their certificates

Read more
Honiton mayor, Caroline Kolek, poses next to a portrait of Juanita Phillips. Ref mhh 02-16AW 7172. Picture: Alex Walton

Cllr Caroline Kolek summarised the council’s year at the annual town meeting held on Monday, April 18.

Read more
Kirstie is bringing aerial hoop classes to Sidmouth

The Honiton resident has fought against the odds to pursue her love of instructing.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:00
EDVSA

Support agency EDVSA is awarded £47,000 to develop its services for older people

Read more
Yesterday, 18:00
The Cosmic team will be helping farmers get to grips with digital technology.

Cosmic has launched the programme in response to research carried out locally and nationally looking at digital leadership in business.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:00
Honiton post office. Ref mhh 04-16TI 9748. Picture: Terry Ife

The post office has faced backlash from residents after the company lodged proposals to relocate the Honiton Post Office branch to WHSmith.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

A fundraising quiz night will be held at Offwell Village Hall this weekend.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 9°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications