John O'Conner helps create sculpture from destroyed tree

A vandalised purple beech tree in a Hertfordshire park has been re-born as a wildlife sculpture, with contractor John O'Conner Grounds Maintenance donating £1,500 towards the cost.

by Sarah Cosgrove
Close-up of the beech tree sculpture.  Image: NHDC
Close-up of the beech tree sculpture. Image: NHDC

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