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BBC - Tyne - History - Coal mining in the 21st Century

2008-8-6  Coal mining in the 21st Century In the two decades since the miners' strike, 156 collieries have closed nationally, often merging with nearby pits but eventually falling under the axe. However in...

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BBC - Tyne - History - Coal mining... past and present

2008-8-4  Coal mining in the 21st Century > Coal was King and it fuelled industries like steel and heavy engineering. At its peak in 1913, the Great North Coalfield employed almost 250,000 men, producing...

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BBC - Tyne - History - Miners' strike: archive pictures

2009-2-26  History in pics. Local history. BBC Tyne, Broadcasting Centre, Barrack Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE99 1RN. phone: 0191 232 4141 e-mail: [email protected]

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Life at the coal face: Who are the UK's 21st ... - BBC

2012-2-29  Looking back to when he first started, Mr Foweather said: "Coal mining then was very labour intensive. It was tough, hard work, with five to six hours of your shift spent shovelling. "I remember I ...

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Druridge Bay coal mine plans rejected for second ... -

2020-9-8  The mine was planned to lie between Druridge Bay and Widdrington Village. Controversial plans for an opencast coal mine near the Northumberland coast have

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Black Miners Museum Media - Home Black Coal

BBC Class Clips KS2 - Mac Williams, working in the coal mining industry 2021 https://bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-black-british-stories-mac-williams/zng3f82 BBC Teach Black History Stories, featured in BBC Bitesize Learning Zone: Storytelling, in collaboration with CTVC Productions 2021 https://bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000vsk0/episodes/guide and

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Tyne Wear - BBC News

2021-1-18  Get the latest news from the BBC in Newcastle: Local website with breaking news, sport, weather and travel from the area plus in-depth features, analysis, audio and

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Wearmouth Colliery (1835-1993) Co-Curate

About Wearmouth Colliery. Wearmouth Colliery in Sunderland was sunk from 1826-1834 and at the time it began producing coal in 1835 it was the deepest mine in the world (1578 ft). A waggonway was built to transport coal from the colliery to Pembertons Drops. [ 1] By

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The 21st of October 1966 AD, The Aberfan Disaster

2011-10-21  The Aberfan Disaster is one of the most haunting tragedies in Britain’s history. Over 40 years on, the loss of 144 lives – 116 of them schoolchildren – is still raw. On 21st October, 1966, at 09:15am, the children of Pantglas Junior School, in the small mining

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43 Pictures That Show The Dust And Sweat Of Britain’s

2015-12-18  As Kellingley Colliery coal mine closes in North Yorkshire this week, marking the end of centuries of deep coal mining in Britain, we take a look at historical photos from the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Druridge Bay coal mine plans rejected for second ... -

2020-9-8  "Coal mines must be consigned to the history books if we are going to avoid climate breakdown," he said. Follow BBC North East Cumbria on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram . Send your story ideas ...

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Tyne We Made Ships

Tyne; In Newcastle, shipbuilding was inherently linked to the coal mining for which the city became famous. (The phrase ‘carry coals to Newcastle’ is still used to refer to doing something pointless.) As suggested by these postcards, dating from the early 1900s, the industry and the river Tyne

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Black Miners Museum Media - Home Black Coal

Black miners heritage is now featured in the following TV broadcast programmes, short films/videos, print publications, books, radio, podcast broadcasts, online print articles, blogs and vlogs

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Episode - BBC Programme Index

Episode 10. BBC One Wales. Duration: 30 minutes. First broadcast: Wed 29th Oct 2008, 20:30 on BBC One Wales Latest broadcast: Tue 1st Dec 2009, 19:00 on BBC One Wales. Three Welsh families give up their 21st century creature comforts and travel back in time to 1944 to face the hardships of life during the Second World War.

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Durham Mining Museum - Walker Colliery

2010-2-5  1807 map from "The Picture of Newcastle Upon Tyne", published in 1807 by D. Akenhead ... Hewer, He died on the 21st September, and from the evidence given at the inquest he appears to have strained ... Some of the names of mining fatalities on this page have been kindly provided by Ian Winstanley of the Coal Mining History Resource Centre ...

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Coal and the Industrial Revolution, 1700-1869

2021-2-4  Industrial Revolution.1 Roy Church notes in his history of the coal industry, for example, “It is difficult to exaggerate the importance of coal to the British economy between 1830 and 1913.” 2 Yet “cliometric” accounts of the Industrial Revolution, produced from the 1980s on, — those

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The 21st of October 1966 AD, The Aberfan Disaster

2011-10-21  The Aberfan Disaster is one of the most haunting tragedies in Britain’s history. Over 40 years on, the loss of 144 lives – 116 of them schoolchildren – is still raw. On 21st October, 1966, at 09:15am, the children of Pantglas Junior School, in the small mining

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History – Hunter Living Histories

European Migrations 1770 onwards. The following Colonial Secretary’s correspondence relating to early coal mining in Newcastle [Transcribed by Mr Errol Bannister and Digitised by Gionni Di Gravio] Newspaper Articles [Digitised and Transcribed by Nicholas Ellem and Gionni Di Gravio] Other references from “The history of early Newcastle, 1800-1870; documents and illustrations, selected and ...

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The ‘Pit Brow Lasses’ of 19th-century coal mines ...

2018-10-25  After women were banned from working underground in the mining communities of 19th-century Britain, a new female group emerged on the surface of the Lancashire coal fields. Wearing breeches under rough skirts, thick boots and kerchiefs tied around their heads, the ‘Pit Brow Lasses

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43 Pictures That Show The Dust And Sweat Of Britain’s

2015-12-18  As Kellingley Colliery coal mine closes in North Yorkshire this week, marking the end of centuries of deep coal mining in Britain, we take a look at historical photos from the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Black Miners Museum Media - Home Black Coal

Black miners heritage is now featured in the following TV broadcast programmes, short films/videos, print publications, books, radio, podcast broadcasts, online print articles, blogs and vlogs

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Episode - BBC Programme Index

Episode 10. BBC One Wales. Duration: 30 minutes. First broadcast: Wed 29th Oct 2008, 20:30 on BBC One Wales Latest broadcast: Tue 1st Dec 2009, 19:00 on BBC One Wales. Three Welsh families give up their 21st century creature comforts and travel back in time to 1944 to face the hardships of life during the Second World War.

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BBC NEWS UK All change for miners' strike battlefield

2008-8-26  The Orgreave coking plant became a key point during the miners' strike, which lasted from March 1984 to March 1985. The clashes reached their heights in June 1984 when pickets tried to shut the plant. About 5,000 pickets faced up to nearly 6,000 police on 18 June 1984. Police arrested 93 miners - all charges were dropped.

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A guide to the memorials dedicated to the history of

2020-8-27  A guide to the memorials dedicated to the history of coal mining across Nottinghamshire "Putting a monument somewhere like a former colliery site is way of keeping that heritage going."

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Coal and the Industrial Revolution, 1700-1869

2021-2-4  Industrial Revolution.1 Roy Church notes in his history of the coal industry, for example, “It is difficult to exaggerate the importance of coal to the British economy between 1830 and 1913.” 2 Yet “cliometric” accounts of the Industrial Revolution, produced from the 1980s on, — those

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Last coal shipment leaves River Tyne Hellenic

2021-2-19  638.10. 645.60. 637.60. -3.90. -0.61%. Last coal shipment leaves River Tyne. in Commodity News 19/02/2021. What is thought to be the last shipment of coal from the North East of

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The 21st of October 1966 AD, The Aberfan Disaster

2011-10-21  The Aberfan Disaster is one of the most haunting tragedies in Britain’s history. Over 40 years on, the loss of 144 lives – 116 of them schoolchildren – is still raw. On 21st October, 1966, at 09:15am, the children of Pantglas Junior School, in the small mining

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History – Hunter Living Histories

European Migrations 1770 onwards. The following Colonial Secretary’s correspondence relating to early coal mining in Newcastle [Transcribed by Mr Errol Bannister and Digitised by Gionni Di Gravio] Newspaper Articles [Digitised and Transcribed by Nicholas Ellem and Gionni Di Gravio] Other references from “The history of early Newcastle, 1800-1870; documents and illustrations, selected and ...

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43 Pictures That Show The Dust And Sweat Of Britain’s

2015-12-18  As Kellingley Colliery coal mine closes in North Yorkshire this week, marking the end of centuries of deep coal mining in Britain, we take a look at historical photos from the 20th and 21st centuries.

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The ‘Pit Brow Lasses’ of 19th-century coal mines ...

2018-10-25  After women were banned from working underground in the mining communities of 19th-century Britain, a new female group emerged on the surface of the Lancashire coal fields. Wearing breeches under rough skirts, thick boots and kerchiefs tied around their heads, the ‘Pit Brow Lasses

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