Miners Strike,End of an Era.

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Women during the miners' strike, Fitzwilliam, Yorkshire, June 1984 Stock Photo Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Thing 1, Coal Mining, West Yorkshire, Slums, Black And White Pictures, British History, Historical Photos

SuperStock Stock Photography, Women during the miners’ strike, Fitzwilliam, Yorkshire, June 1984

Stock Photo 1895-47395: Download Women during the miners’ strike, Fitzwilliam, Yorkshire, June 1984 Stock Photos. Search over 12 million royalty free images and rights managed stock photography

The Miners Strike Easington Colliery, Billy Elliot, Coal Miners, England, Political Events, Historical Pictures, White Aesthetic, British History, World History

Strike84

In 1984 Martin Shakeshaft spent 12 months photographing the Miners' Strike in the UK. The dispute started when the Conservative government, led by Margaret Thatcher, announced the closure of Cortonwood Colliery in Yorkshire. This was to be the first of 20 pit closures with the loss of 20,000 jobs. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) responded by calling for a national strike.

Deanweb- Forest of Dean- Local news, history s for Coleford, Cinderford, Lydney and Newent Modern Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Forest Of Dean, Coal Miners, Mining Equipment, Catacombs, Slums, Creative Art, Street Art

Deanweb's Forest of Dean site

Deanweb- Forest of Dean- Local news, history s for Coleford, Cinderford, Lydney and Newent

Northumberland Past: Miners' Trade Union Banners Detective, Art Nouveau, Labor Union, Union Flags, Anarchism, Political Art, Coal Mining, Red Flag, Painted Signs

Miners' Trade Union Banners

Burradon Primary School is home to a Northumberland miner's banner. It is one of only about twenty still in existence from the days when the British coalfield was still thriving. Most of the existing banners have been deposited with the Woodhorn Museum near Ashington and most of these were created after 1947. Richard Fynes in his 1873 book "The Miners of Northumberland and Durham" referred to banner having been unfurled at a demonstration associated with the 1833 miner's strike. The banners…

Margaret Thatcher's vindictiveness is still with us 30 years after the end of the miners' strike - Dennis Skinner - Mirror Online Uk History, World History, Model Village, Billy Elliot, Coal Miners, Band Of Brothers, Power To The People, Marvel Movies, Hemsworth

Dennis Skinner: Miners' strike legacy is still with us 30 years on

Labour hero Dennis Skinner tells the Mirror Online why the end of the miners' strike still hurts him 30 years on

In it became evident that many of the Nottinghamshire miners might defy th. - In it became evident that many of the Nottinghamshire miners might defy the strike, the force - Sheffield Steel, Orca Tattoo, Riot Police, Police Cars, Red Scare, The Enemy Within, Working People, Coal Mining, Working Class

Blogs | Salute the miners' strike for jobs

A World to Win | Blogs | Salute the miners' strike for jobs Summary of the miners strike. Be careful about representation, this is definitely one of those!

 A 1984 photo showing Thatcher's police stormtroopers taking action as violence flares with miners at Daw Mill colliery in Warwickshire. Police Test, Police Academy, Uk History, British History, Modern History, Police Officer Requirements, Law Enforcement Jobs, Billy Elliot, Acid House

'Margaret Thatcher has died from a STRIKE': BBC forced to correct breaking news error moments after death announced

An update on the mobile website of BBC News wrongly stated that the former Prime Minister had been killed by a form of industrial action.

Colliery banners old and new will be paraded at the Durham Miners' Gala St Johns College, End Of An Era, North East England, Coal Mining, British Isles, Durham, Old And New, Tapestry, Socialism

Colliery banners old and new will be paraded at the Durham Miners' Gala

The Durham Miners Gala We'd go with my Mum & Dad in the late '70s.

Durham Bannermakers - We design, create and replicate hand-painted banners. Working with community organisations, trade unions, schools and individuals for over 30 year, we have a history in crafting mining banners of the finest quality. Saint William, Berwick Upon Tweed, St Johns College, Newcastle University, Hull City, Mother Jones, Coal Mining, Interesting History, Socialism

Durham Bannermakers

Durham Bannermakers - We design, create and replicate hand-painted banners. Working with community organisations, trade unions, schools and individuals for over 30 year, we have a history in crafting mining banners of the finest quality.