Double tragedy for farming family

Bushby, Roger
March 2008
Farmers Weekly;3/7/2008, p62
Trade Publication
The article considers the prosecution of Mark Stanbridge of Beecham Grange Farm regarding the death of his 12-year-old son, Sam, in a tractor accident. Stanbridge admitted breaking health and safety regulations after his son was found unconscious in a field. According to defense attorney Philip Cookson, even though in law under 13 are banned from driving tractors, Sam had grown up with farm machinery and was highly proficient.


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