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Three's company for Diploma family

Lecturers at Bishop Burton College in Beverley are seeing treble after triplets enrolled on the same course. The 16-year-olds, Robert, Edward and Matthew Burgess, work on a 400-acre farm in Worksop run by their father and are all studying a national Diploma in agriculture at the Humberside college. Agriculture lecturer Helen Martin said: "It's certainly caused a few raised eyebrows, not to mention some confusion among the staff, but they are great students and they are a pleasure to teach."

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