MP helps pupils to plant special tree

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Maggie Throup MP joined staff, students and volunteers at Granby Junior School in Ilkeston to plant a special Queen Cox apple tree to commemorate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty the Queen. Maggie said: “I am honoured to have been asked by Granby School to plant this commemorative Queen Cox apple tree, which I hope students and staff will enjoy for years to come. I know that the school has an active gardening club so I was keen to support and encourage the students.”