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Roughnecks & Nodding Donkeys

Wandering round the tranquil glades of Duke’s Wood Nature Reserve near Eakring, Brian Spencer came across what at first glance seemed machines designed by the eccentric artist, Heath Robinson.  Known as ‘Nodding Donkeys’, they turned out to be the relics of Britain’s first on-shore oil field… At the start of World War 2, Britain’s only […]