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.
Babbacombe Model Village
Gardener Robert Gagie walks down the street at the Babbacombe Model Village near Torquay in Devon. The village began as a representation of the quintessential English countryside at its most beautiful 40 years ago. Since then the project has grown and now features an extensive range of buildings, working watermills, Georgian towns, tudor houses and classic Devon thatched villages and farms along with working railways, streams, waterfalls and an ornamental Lake stocked with specimen Koi carp.
King George VI Presenting Shamrock - Chelsea Barracks, London
Honouring the half-centenary of the Regiment's founding, King George VI presented shamrock to the 1st Battalion, the Irish Guards, during a ceremonial parade at the Chelsea Barracks in London on St Patrick's Day. Wearing the uniform of the Irish Guards, of whom he is Colonel-in-Chief, he is presenting a tray of shamrock to an officer, for distribution to other ranks.
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