Photos from the Archive #minersstrike 30 years ago this week #MinersStrike30 divided by Nottinghamshire, May Day Solidarity

April 28, 2014
1000 striking miners opposite 7,000 at the Nottinghamshire NUM Working Miners Rally - Nottinghamshire miners given the day off by the NCB to lobby against the strike, Berry Hill Park, Mansfield © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

1000 striking miners opposite 7,000 at the Nottinghamshire NUM Working Miners Rally – Nottinghamshire miners given the day off by the NCB to lobby against the strike, Berry Hill Park, Mansfield
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners protest Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, May Day. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners protest Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, May Day.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Coal not Dole, Grimethorp NUM, May Day Rally, Barnsley Yorkshire © John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Coal not Dole, Grimethorp NUM, May Day Rally, Barnsley Yorkshire
© John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

A striking miner with his two sons, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

A striking miner with his two sons, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets at Lynemouth colliery Northumberland during the miners strike © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets at Lynemouth colliery Northumberland during the miners strike
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstration through Greenwich in support of the 1984 Miners' strike © Stefano Cagnoni  - reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstration through Greenwich in support of the 1984 Miners’ strike
© Stefano Cagnoni – reportdigital.co.uk