Entertainment - Road Safety - Green Cross Code Song - London
Comedian Tommy Cooper and constable Edward McLernon, of Manchester and Salford Police, are supported by a "backing group" of pupils from Rackhouse Junior School, Wythenshawe, Manchester, as they sing the "Green Cross Code" song, with words by PC McLernon and song to a traditional folk melody. The song has been recorded by singer Partridge Green and copies of the record and the sheet music are to be supplied to all schools in Manchester and Salford for use in teaching the Green Cross Code, launched last April to train young children to cross the road in safety.
Soap Box Grand Prix - North of England
Action from The Soap Box Grand Prix, which is a race that takes place in the north of England. All the vehicles are made up of old bath tubs, scrap metal and odd bits of wood. The whole village turns out to cheer the drivers on. The drivers range from dustman to the bank-manager.
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Flying Scotsman on Swanage Railway
The Flying Scotsman makes its way out of Corfe Castle during a visit to the Swanage Railway in Dorset. The Flying Scotsman was purchased by the National Railway Museum in 2004, and restored in a ??4.2 million, ten-year project funded by the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund as well as from public donations.
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