The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.
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At Shrewley in Warwickshire Jack Hyde demonstrates how to lay a hedge that will rank with the finest in the country.
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Back in the 1920s when a young Jack Hyde began his hedge laying career his father gave him some helpful advice, "Just carry on ...". Fifty years have passed since then and the recently retired Jack demonstrates a lifetime of hedge laying skills at Shrewley in Warwickshire for the regional news magazine ATV Today. Reporter Lionel Hampden is on hand and unlike many contemporary presenters wisely chooses not to have a go himself.