TREES are being planted at sheltered accommodation in Colchester to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year.

A mix of 22 magnolia, flowering hawthorn, flowering dogwood and rowan trees are being bedded in today during National Tree Week.

The trees will be planted at Mary Frank House, Frank Clater Way, John Lampon Court, Smiths Field, both Colchester, and Britannia Court, Brittania Crescent, Wivenhoe, for Colchester Borough Homes staff and residents to enjoy.