Eye - 01 January 2016

From core values to Quaker crackers

Bill Crabtree with some of the pupils who planted the new orchard. | Photo: Ccourtesy of Sibford School.

Core values

A new heritage orchard has been planted by students at Sibford School in Banbury.

Fifteen trees, covering a number of apple varieties originating in Oxfordshire and neighbouring counties, are taking root at the edge of the school’s campus.

The seed of the idea was planted by Bill Crabtree, a local villager who uses the field, known as Holly Tree Field, to graze his sheep.

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