Category: Tree Story

Tree Story #11 – Emma and Zoe

Emma Aspinall and her daughter Zoe live in Stoke and volunteer together at the Kingsfield Orchard and other local environmental projects. Emma has been an active campaigner in the locality encouraging people to keep the area free from fly tipping and  litter. Zoe is 10 and regularly helps out at the Kingsfield orchard and also the Gosford Park Rockery. Although she works ….  Read More

Tree Story #10 – Ann’s Walnut Tree

Our first tree story for 2022 has been shared by Ann Wilson. Many of you may know Ann is a very active and committed member of the Coventry Tree Warden’s Network. She also sits on the CTWN committee: “Stoke Park is full of spectacular trees. I grew up there, and still live there.  My favourite ….  Read More

Tree Story #6 – Avril’s ‘Knocking Tree’

Our tree memory for April is shared by Avril Finnie. Avril was born in Coventry and  grew up in the Whitmore Park area. Avril  worked for many years at Warwick University Library as a Customer Support Coordinator for Customer Services.  She has recently moved with her family to the enviable location of Penmaenmawr in North ….  Read More

Tree Story #4 – The Cannon Hill Oak

This month our tree memory comes from Pip Pountney. As you may know Pip is currently Co -Chair of the Coventry Tree Warden’s Network committee. She has been actively involved in promoting and supporting the preservation of our City’s trees for many years. Pip’s tree memory highlights how local people and communities can and do ….  Read More

Tree Story #3 – Corrine’s Horse Chestnut

This month’s tree memory has been kindly shared by Corrine Spencer. Corrine lives in Stoke and is currently the Chair of the Gosford Park Residents Group. Her work with the residents group has brought about many positive initiatives for the local area and the environment. My husband proposed to me in May 1973 under a ….  Read More

Your Tree Stories

Coventry Tree Warden’s have been collating people’s memories of trees that are or have in the past been special to them. The original idea was to put the memories together in a booklet that could be used to sell as a small fundraising project for the CTWN. Due to the current pandemic we have put ….  Read More