Norwich MP Chloe Smith to start Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in Thorpe St Andrew

Norwich North MP Chloe Smith will be leading the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in Thorpe St Andrew.

Ms Smith will be planting a pear tree from Downham Market, the area that she grew up in, at Hillside Avenue allotments nature reserve, at 3pm on Saturday, March 10.

Town clerk, Steven Ford, said: 'The tree is an old English variety that our tree warden has obtained together with some more old English apple and pear trees from Broadland District Council under a tree warden scheme.

'The fruit tree will compliment the bee hives that we have on the reserve.'

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