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Jon Feetham

Long Sutton
Ive seen that happen in real life many years ago with the "apprentice" still in his hob nail boots welded onto some steel sheet from the heel."i just need you to put some weight on here for a moment".Poor kids first day at work.
Me too, it happened to a mate who was a year ahead of me during my apprenticeship, he had been getting a bit mouthy with the older guy's, they pinned him down, got his legs around a steel pillar in the workshop and welded his toe caps together.
Happy days, you would be sacked on the spot if it happened today!

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Written by Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

Green campaigners call for clarity on tree-planting and on interim subsidy system

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Tree-planting is expensive, difficult and requires patience as the trees take years or even decades to yield commercial returns. Farmers and green...