Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Organophosphate victim Harold Sutcliffe remembered

A tree was planted on Sunday to commemorate the life of Littleborough farmer Harold Sutcliffe, who suffered badly after being poisoned when forced by Government decree to use organophosphate (OP) sheep dip.

His wife Brenda and son Andrew were joined by fellow victim George Westcott, and around a dozen other supporters including Councillor Peter Evans and Lancashire NFU chairman Tom Rigby, for the ceremony which took place on land owned by Tom. If the tree grows to be half as good a man as Harold, then it will be a bloody big un.

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