Messages from the NSPCC for future generations

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A former Queensbury Upper school student was among 130 NSPCC staff and supporters, to leave a message on a Copper Beech tree, to celebrate the charity’s 130th anniversary.

The NSPCC exhibited a garden, with the tree in the centre, at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Actor and long-term supporter of the charity, John Hurt was among those who left messages,

Jade Thomson, 25, of Dunstable, wrote: “I would like to leave future generations a future of priceless laughter and embarrassing childhood memories.”

She works as a Junior Copywriter at the South Bedfordshire branch.

She said: “The team I work with are all so passionate about what they do and what the NSPCC stands for.”

The garden takes visitors on a journey through the past 130 years, it was designed by RHS Chelsea Gold medal winners, Adam Woolcott and Jonathan Smith of Woolcott & Smith Garden Design.

Mr Smith, said: “Exhibiting at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is a wonderful way of commemorating the NSPCC’s 130th anniversary, and we’re delighted to be part of it.”