REPORT: 12 year old's homemade trench

A bit of mucking about in the garden has turned in to a 'hands on' history lesson for one young boy. Oliver Batchelor was digging up his mum's carrots when his dad suggested he build a trench.

But, the 12 year old - who was learning about the first world war at school - went a little bit 'over the top'. Charlotte Wilkins speaks to Oliver Batchelor, his mother Saskia Marshall and his father Wayne Batchelor.

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Boy digs WWI trench in garden

A teenager from Worthing in Sussex has been given a unique history lesson after his parents allowed him to give a replica World War One trench in his back garden.