Worcester soldiers to be remembered with oak tree

Worcester News: An oak tree An oak tree

SOLDIERS from Worcester who died in World War One are to be remembered with a new oak tree.

As part of Workers Memorial Day on Monday, April 28 members of Worcester Trades Union Council agreed to plant a tree in Gheluvelt Park to mark those who died in the conflict, which broke out 100 years ago.

The group’s secretary Bryn Griffiths said more people today are killed at work than in conflict.

“Whilst Workers Memorial Day is about remembering those who lost their lives at work, trade unions are committed to protecting the living.

“We need to do much more to educate and train workers and to press employers to carry out risk assessments and support employee safety representatives.”

The group is planning to obtain an oak tree from a supplier in the area and carry out a planting ceremony in October.

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1:26am Sat 26 Apr 14

scolesy says...

WHAT A LOAD OF LEFT WING TOSH !!!! Makes you wonder how many meetings its take to change a light bulb,,Can just see it ,,,,,,,Imagine if you will, its the Somme 1914 ,," Right lads, as your Brother Union member of the W,T,U,C, I have to say we need to do a risk assessment, about going over the top later,,and we have found that the bins are over filled and the curbs are too high..And, and brothers,there was no sugar again tonight for the tea tonight,so I say down rifles and ALL OUT !!!".
W,T,U,C. Have a meeting and try to put these few words together,,,Blindfold ,shoot, against ,stand ,wall, FIRE !!!
Bet they haven't done a risk assessment as to where the acorns might drop in 150 years time from now,,,(They will have, they will cut it down in 50 years cos to risky,,,,,,,,)..
WHAT A LOAD OF LEFT WING TOSH !!!! Makes you wonder how many meetings its take to change a light bulb,,Can just see it ,,,,,,,Imagine if you will, its the Somme 1914 ,," Right lads, as your Brother Union member of the W,T,U,C, I have to say we need to do a risk assessment, about going over the top later,,and we have found that the bins are over filled and the curbs are too high..And, and brothers,there was no sugar again tonight for the tea tonight,so I say down rifles and ALL OUT !!!". W,T,U,C. Have a meeting and try to put these few words together,,,Blindfold ,shoot, against ,stand ,wall, FIRE !!! Bet they haven't done a risk assessment as to where the acorns might drop in 150 years time from now,,,(They will have, they will cut it down in 50 years cos to risky,,,,,,,,).. scolesy
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