Photos from the Archive #minersstrike 30 years ago this week #MinersStrike30 Protest in Mansfield #WomenAgainstPitClosures rally

May 8, 2014
Miners' Strike, polices stop coaches of miners travelling to picket coal leaving British Steel's Hunterston Terminal. The 300 miners then sat down in the road, dragged away by police and arrested. Scotland.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners’ Strike, polices stop coaches of miners travelling to picket coal leaving British Steel’s Hunterston Terminal. The 300 miners then sat down in the road, dragged away by police and arrested. Scotland.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstration of miners, their families, and supporters in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstration of miners, their families, and supporters in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Bentley NUM banner with the face of Arthur Scargill Demonstration of miners and their supporters in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Bentley NUM banner with the face of Arthur Scargill Demonstration of miners and their supporters in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Johnny Woods, Grimethorpe, 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Johnny Woods, Grimethorpe, 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
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Ken Homer (NUM), Denis Skinner Labour Party MP Arthur Scargill (NUM), Peter Heathfield (NUM), Sammy Thompson (NUM), Jack Taylor (NUM), 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Ken Homer (NUM), Denis Skinner Labour Party MP Arthur Scargill (NUM), Peter Heathfield (NUM), Sammy Thompson (NUM), Jack Taylor (NUM), 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
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Demonstration of miners in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstration of miners in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
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Arthur Scargill signing autographs, 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Arthur Scargill signing autographs, 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
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Womens' National protest in support of the Miners Strike, Barnsley, Yorkshire © John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Womens’ National protest in support of the Miners Strike, Barnsley, Yorkshire
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Point of Ayr Colliery banner, women form North Wales, Womens' National protest in support of he Miners Strike, Barnsley, Yorkshire © John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Point of Ayr Colliery banner, women form North Wales, Womens’ National protest in support of he Miners Strike, Barnsley, Yorkshire
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A rally of women's support groups in Barnsley in support of the miners strike. © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

A rally of women’s support groups in Barnsley in support of the miners strike.
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Miners wives rally in Barnsley, South Yorkshire © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners wives rally in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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A miners' wives rally in Barnsley, South Yorkshire © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

A miners’ wives rally in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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