The Woodland Trust has been planting trees across a 60 acre plot in Rugby today as part of its Diamond Wood project set up to commemorate the Queen's jubilee.
Britain is one of the worst countries in Europe for woodland coverage, says Dominic Sweeting, jubilee event officer at the Woodland Trust.
The Woodland Trust and Rugby Borough Council have been down at a site in Warwickshire today, planting trees as part of a project set up to commemorate the Queen's jubilee.
Sixty 'Diamond Woods' are being planted around Great Britain, explains Dominic Sweeting – the jubilee events officer for the Midlands.
As part of a national woodland project, hundreds of trees have been planted in Rugby to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.Read the full story ›
A pub in Kibworth, Leicestershire, famous for the celebrations it organised for the Diamond Jubilee and Royal Wedding last year, is up for sale.
For the Diamond Jubilee, the landlord of the Coach and Horses transformed his pub into a boat.
One of the biggest Royal Wedding street parties in the country was held in Kibworth and organised by Andrew Southerden, the pub landlord.
Vandals have destroyed around 80 trees planted in Northamptonshire to mark the Queen's Jubilee year, just two weeks after they were planted.
The trees were planted in Brixworth by children and parents after being donated by the Woodland Trust.
Around 85 young people, including pupils from Brixworth primary school and their parents and other villagers worked together to plant the trees in the green spaces.
"Someone has systematically destroyed the trees and it is such a disappointment. It is hurtful, but we won't let them win. We will re-plant more trees in the new year."
The Queen visited the Midlands today for the last time on her Diamond Jubilee Tour, ITV Central takes a look back at the best bits.Read the full story ›
The Queen attended a parade today for her visit to RAF Cosford.
It was the final stop in the Midlands for the Diamond Jubilee Tour, which started back in March.
The Queen arrived at Snow Hill Station this morning with The Duke of Edinburgh.
She was welcomed by crowds and warm sunshine in Birmingham's Victoria Square, followed by an official opening at the New Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
The Queen visited RAF Cosford in Shropshire today, it was the last stop in the Midlands for her Diamond Jubilee Tour.
Yesterday she was in Hereford and Worcester, and Birmingham this morning.
The tour started on 8th March in Leicester, and last month she visited the East Midlands, including Nottingham, Stamford, Corby.