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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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11-year-old injured after tractor fall

Police have launched an investigation after an 11-year-old boy fell from a tractor cab on a farm in Nottinghamshire.

The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon (June 2nd, 2021).

According to a spokesperson for Nottinghamshire Police, the boy was in a tractor cutting grass when his leg became trapped in a mower.

The 11-year-old was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre, where he is receiving treatment for his injuries.

In a statement, inspector, Clare Gibson of Nottinghamshire Police, said:

“The boy was on the tractor while it was being used to cut grass.”

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“We believe the young boy has fallen from the tractor whilst in motion and subsequently sustained severe leg injuries for which he is receiving medical treatment.”

“An investigation to establish what led to this incident is underway,” Gibson concluded.

Tractor rolls over car

Emergency services attended the scene of a collision involving a tractor and car in Cornwall in the UK on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021.

Devon and Cornwall Police has confirmed that no serious injuries were sustained by those involved in the accident.

BPM has released a photo, which shows a tractor rolled over onto its side on top of a BMW.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said:  “Police were called to Sandy Lane, Redruth at 7.04 pm on June 2nd, following a report of a road traffic collision involving two cars and a tractor. There were no reported serious injuries. There were no arrests.”

Vehicles collide on ‘narrow country lane’

Firefighters attended a two-vehicle collision on a “narrow country lane” in Shropshire in the UK over the weekend.

Crews from Bridgnorth Fire Station had just returned to an automatic fire alarm activation when they were alerted to the scene.

A spokesperson for the fire service, said: “Thankfully, all persons were out of the vehicles. Unfortunately, two persons required some first aid from the firefighters for minor injuries (another skill all firefighters have!).”

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