Archives For Miner’s Strike

Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike
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Miner Idris Moseley picking coal, riddling, for his pensioner neighbour at old tip or slag heap in Pontlottyn, South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner Idris Moseley picking coal, riddling, for his pensioner neighbour at old tip or slag heap in Pontlottyn, South Wales during 1972 miners’ strike
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Children walking home from school in shadow of Pontlottyn colliery pit wheel. South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Children walking home from school in shadow of Pontlottyn colliery pit wheel. South Wales during 1972 miners’ strike
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Local shop in Pontlottyn, South Wales showing a poster for a rally supporting miners during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Local shop in Pontlottyn, South Wales showing a poster for a rally supporting miners during 1972 miners’ strike
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Nantymoel pit village, Ogmore Vale, South Wales, overshadowed by the pit head and slag heap, during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Nantymoel pit village, Ogmore Vale, South Wales, overshadowed by the pit head and slag heap, during 1972 miners’ strike
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners picketing West Wales National Coal Board Offices during strike. © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners picketing West Wales National Coal Board Offices during strike.
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass meeting of miners from Wheldale colliery, near Castleford, West Yorkshire during 1972 strike, addressed by Pete Bolderson of Glasshoughton. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass meeting of miners from Wheldale colliery, near Castleford, West Yorkshire during 1972 strike, addressed by Pete Bolderson of Glasshoughton.
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Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike.
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Derbyshire miners wives demonstrate outside parliament in support of their husbands. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Derbyshire miners wives demonstrate outside parliament in support of their husbands.
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Kent miners' wives demonstrate outside Parliament in support of their husbands. London © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Kent miners’ wives demonstrate outside Parliament in support of their husbands. London
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Protest in support of the NUM, London, 1972 © Mike Tull/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest in support of the NUM, London, 1972
© Mike Tull/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners’ strike
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Derbyshire miners wives demonstrate outside parliament in support of their husbands.© NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Derbyshire miners wives demonstrate outside parliament in support of their husbands.© NLA/reportdigital.co.uk
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Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners’ strike
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk
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The front page of Labour Weekly June 22, 1984 and their coverage of the Battle of Orgreave during the miners strike. The Labour Party had its own newspaper, staff journalist Joy Copley has an article "Go in and Hit them Hard" about the policing and an extended caption of the picture of Lesley Boulton "she was only trying to help...."

The front page of Labour Weekly June 22, 1984 and their coverage of the Battle of Orgreave during the miners strike. The Labour Party had its own newspaper, staff journalist Joy Copley has an article “Go in and Hit them Hard” about the policing and an extended caption of the picture of Lesley Boulton “she was only trying to help….”

Police mounted on horseback attack Lesley Boulton from miners women's support group WAPC. Battle of Orgreave, Orgreave coke works mass picket, Miner's strike Sheffield South Yorkshire  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police mounted on horseback attack Lesley Boulton from miners women’s support group WAPC. Battle of Orgreave, Orgreave coke works mass picket, Miner’s strike Sheffield South Yorkshire
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The Miners' Stirke: Police in Armthorpe with batons at the ready, searching for striking miners, Yorkshire  © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

The Miners’ Stirke: Police in Armthorpe with batons at the ready, searching for striking miners, Yorkshire
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Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners coming off shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners coming off shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners at Kellingley Colliery, (The Big K), near Pontefract in East Yorkshire, in the lamp room prior to going on shift. Knottingley. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners at Kellingley Colliery, (The Big K), near Pontefract in East Yorkshire, in the lamp room prior to going on shift. Knottingley.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

The last deep coal mine in the UK at Kellingley Colliery near Knottingley, Yorkshire which is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

The last deep coal mine in the UK at Kellingley Colliery near Knottingley, Yorkshire which is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

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

A miners’ wives rally in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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Joint NACODS and NUM picket at Kellingley Colliery the day before the NACODS executive announced an 82.5% vote in favour of all-out strike action. The executive never called the strike, settling instead for a worthless deal with the NCB and leaving the NUM on its own. 27/09/1984 © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Joint NACODS and NUM picket at Kellingley Colliery the day before the NACODS executive announced an 82.5% vote in favour of all-out strike action. The executive never called the strike, settling instead for a worthless deal with the NCB and leaving the NUM on its own. 27/09/1984
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Striking miners pull line of riot police with long shields to the ground, Mass picket Kellingley colliery North Yorkshire.  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners pull line of riot police with long shields to the ground, Mass picket Kellingley colliery North Yorkshire.
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Police with dogs guarding Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police with dogs guarding Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire
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Tosh MacDonald, ASLEF speaking to campaigners and supporters at an rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquirey into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Tosh MacDonald, ASLEF speaking to campaigners and supporters at an rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquirey into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

I did not scab and proud of it! An ex miner from Maltby who was beaten during the battle of orgreave. Campaigners and supporters at an rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquirey into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

I did not scab and proud of it! An ex miner from Maltby who was beaten during the battle of orgreave. Campaigners and supporters at an rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquirey into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Barbara Jackson – OTJC speaking to Campaigners and supporters at an rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquirey into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Barbara Jackson – OTJC speaking to Campaigners and supporters at an rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquirey into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Campaigners and supporters at an rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquirey into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Campaigners and supporters at an rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquirey into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Campaigners and supporters at an rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquirey into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Campaigners and supporters at an rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquirey into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Campaigners and supporters rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquiry into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Campaigners and supporters rally to mark the 31st anniversary of the battle of Orgreave which took place during the 1984- 1985 miners strike. Activists and victims are demanding a public enquiry into the abuse of police powers that took place. The IPCC recently said they would not be investigating the battle of Orgreave. Orgreave, Sheffield.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico. Locals have suffered health damage because of exposure to heavy metals from the mine.  Rios Leon holds a list of all the heavy metals found in a test of his blood. Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico. Locals have suffered health damage because of exposure to heavy metals from the mine. Rios Leon holds a list of all the heavy metals found in a test of his blood. Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, The drum and bugle corps of  Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, The drum and bugle corps of Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, The drum and bugle corps of  Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, The drum and bugle corps of Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Sergio Tolano head of Section 65 of the miners union, Los Mineros speaking at a rally.  Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Sergio Tolano head of Section 65 of the miners union, Los Mineros speaking at a rally. Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Heriberto Verdugo leader of Los Mineros in Cananea speaking at a rally.  Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Heriberto Verdugo leader of Los Mineros in Cananea speaking at a rally. Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking. © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Striking miners at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs. Sergio Martinez and Juan Velasquez are miners blacklisted for striking.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Martha Patricia Velarde Ortega, leader of the local community resisting the contamination of the river, speaking at a rally.  Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Martha Patricia Velarde Ortega, leader of the local community resisting the contamination of the river, speaking at a rally. Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Manny Armenta an orginizer from the U.S. union for miners, the USW, which has supported the strikers in Cananea and their union, speaking at a rally.  Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Manny Armenta an orginizer from the U.S. union for miners, the USW, which has supported the strikers in Cananea and their union, speaking at a rally. Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico,  Juan Linares of the miners union, Los Mineros at a rally.  Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations.  They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004.  They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.  © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Juan Linares of the miners union, Los Mineros at a rally. Striking miners march at the Cananea copper mine occupying a pumping station, which has shut down mine operations. They are joined by residents and farmers of towns on the Sonora River, who were devastated by a release of 40,000 cubic meters of acid and heavy metal waste in August 2004. They are demanding the government intervene to force the mine owner, Grupo Mexico, to clean up the river and return the striking miners to their jobs.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets push police lines and pull at the long sheilds, Miners' Strike, Orgreave Coke works, South Yorksire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets push police lines and pull at the long sheilds, Miners’ Strike, Orgreave Coke works, South Yorksire
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Picket holding a placard: Turn Orgreave into Saltley (gates) as mounted officers get ready to charge the mass picket. Orgreave. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket holding a placard: Turn Orgreave into Saltley (gates) as mounted officers get ready to charge the mass picket. Orgreave.
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Pickets run as the police line opens to let mounted officers charge the mass picket. Orgreave. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.c

Pickets run as the police line opens to let mounted officers charge the mass picket. Orgreave.
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Riot police with batons drawn advacne towards miners during Violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners' strike. Photographer, John Sturrock, can be seen standing on the wall to mid-right of the photograph. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot police with batons drawn advacne towards miners during Violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners’ strike. Photographer, John Sturrock, can be seen standing on the wall to mid-right of the photograph.
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Police short sheild snatch squad attack pickets. Violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners' strike  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police short sheild snatch squad attack pickets. Violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners’ strike
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Police short sheild snatch squad attack pickets. Violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners' strike  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police short sheild snatch squad attack pickets. Violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners’ strike
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Police short sheild snatch squad attack pickets. Violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners' strike  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police short sheild snatch squad attack pickets. Violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners’ strike
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Riot police on horseback chase lone, bare-chested, striking miner at the Battle of Orgreave - a violent confrontation between police and picketing miners at the coking plant in South Yorkshire. The picket has retained his cigarette. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot police on horseback chase lone, bare-chested, striking miner at the Battle of Orgreave – a violent confrontation between police and picketing miners at the coking plant in South Yorkshire. The picket has retained his cigarette.
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Mounted Police attack mass picket of striking miners. Orgreave coke works  Miner's strike, Sheffield South Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Mounted Police attack mass picket of striking miners. Orgreave coke works Miner’s strike, Sheffield South Yorkshire
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Senior police officer attacking a picket guarding his car. The attempt to prosecute the miner for riot collapsed. The rest of the unit are right behind the photographer. Orgreave coking plant  Miner's strike Sheffield South Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Senior police officer attacking a picket guarding his car. The attempt to prosecute the miner for riot collapsed. The rest of the unit are right behind the photographer. Orgreave coking plant Miner’s strike Sheffield South Yorkshire
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As Lesley Boulton shouts for an ambulance an older miner is cared for by another picket after being injured on the picket line during violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners' strike. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

As Lesley Boulton shouts for an ambulance an older miner is cared for by another picket after being injured on the picket line during violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners’ strike.
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Mounted police attack Lesley Boulton, a women from WAPC as she shouts for an ambulance for a badly injured miner at her feet. Orgreave coke works mass picket, Miner's strike Sheffield South Yorkshire  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Mounted police attack Lesley Boulton, a women from WAPC as she shouts for an ambulance for a badly injured miner at her feet. Orgreave coke works mass picket, Miner’s strike Sheffield South Yorkshire
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Lesley is pulled back and the baton misses. Mounted police attack Lesley Boulton, a women from WAPC as she shouts for an ambulance for a badly injured miner at her feet. Orgreave coke works mass picket, Miner's strike Sheffield South Yorkshire  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Lesley is pulled back and the baton misses. Mounted police attack Lesley Boulton, a women from WAPC as she shouts for an ambulance for a badly injured miner at her feet. Orgreave coke works mass picket, Miner’s strike Sheffield South Yorkshire
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Miners create burning barricades to try and prevent further attack from riot officers on horseback after violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners' strike. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners create burning barricades to try and prevent further attack from riot officers on horseback after violent clashes between miners and riot police officers on the picket lines at the Orgreave coking plant during the miners’ strike.
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Pickets at Orgreave leave staves in the road before withdrawing. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets at Orgreave leave staves in the road before withdrawing.
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Tony Clements, Assistant Chief Commissioner of South Yorkshire Police, talking to radio and newspaper journalists after police officers clash on the picket lines with striking NUM pickets, Orgreave  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Tony Clements, Assistant Chief Commissioner of South Yorkshire Police, talking to radio and newspaper journalists after police officers clash on the picket lines with striking NUM pickets, Orgreave
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The front page of Labour Weekly June 22, 1984 and their coverage of the Battle of Orgreave during the miners strike. The Labour Party had its own newspaper, staff journalist Joy Copley he has an article “go in and hit them hard" about the policing and an extended caption of the picture of Leslie Bolton “she was only trying to help...." © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

The front page of Labour Weekly June 22, 1984 and their coverage of the Battle of Orgreave during the miners strike. The Labour Party had its own newspaper, staff journalist Joy Copley he has an article “go in and hit them hard” about the policing and an extended caption of the picture of Leslie Bolton “she was only trying to help….”
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Police hold back a striking miner as a working miner hurls abuse. Nottinghamshire Mansfield colliery 1984  © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Police hold back a striking miner as a working miner hurls abuse. Nottinghamshire Mansfield colliery 1984
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Miners wives picket Florence colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners wives picket Florence colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
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Nottinghamshire striking miners lobby a delegates meeting at the area NUM headquarters in Mansfield to demand support for the strike. © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Nottinghamshire striking miners lobby a delegates meeting at the area NUM headquarters in Mansfield to demand support for the strike.
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Miners Strike,  Arthur Scargill joins miners on the picket line at a partly working pit. Ollerton, Nottinghamshire. © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners Strike, Arthur Scargill joins miners on the picket line at a partly working pit. Ollerton, Nottinghamshire.
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A street collection for the NUM strike fund, Liverpool. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

A street collection for the NUM strike fund, Liverpool.
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Striking miners from Bolsover demonstrate in 7000 strong march joined by Kent NUM. Nottingham 1984 © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners from Bolsover demonstrate in 7000 strong march joined by Kent NUM. Nottingham 1984
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NUM demonstration,  Nottingham. © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

NUM demonstration, Nottingham.
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Mass Picket, Thorsby collery Nottinghamshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass Picket, Thorsby collery Nottinghamshire
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Nottinghamshire miners  lobby the NUM special delegate conference, Sheffield. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Nottinghamshire miners lobby the NUM special delegate conference, Sheffield.
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Striking miners jubilation at NUM SDC conference decision to continue strike against pit closures Sheffield, Miners strike © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners jubilation at NUM SDC conference decision to continue strike against pit closures Sheffield, Miners strike
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Flying pickets persuading other miners to come out on strike, first day of the Miner's strike, Thurcroft mine, Yorkshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Flying pickets persuading other miners to come out on strike, first day of the Miner’s strike, Thurcroft mine, Yorkshire
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The Miners' Strike, the arrest of miners outside the NUM executive meeting. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

The Miners’ Strike, the arrest of miners outside the NUM executive meeting.
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A Palestinian muslim man prays in his flat, Upperthorpe, Sheffield. Upperthorpe has a big Arabic community.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A Palestinian muslim man prays in his flat, Upperthorpe, Sheffield. Upperthorpe has a big Arabic community.
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A motorbike enthusiast performs a trick standing on the saddle on his motor bike, Ryhill, Wakefield.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A motorbike enthusiast performs a trick standing on the saddle on his motor bike, Ryhill, Wakefield.
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A Pigeon Fancier shows an injured bird in his brothers back garden. He is a police officer and is part of the local pigeon racing group district five in Sheffield. Pigeon racing is a traditional Yorkshire sport that is still practiced by many older people in the area. However many have expressed doubt that the next generation will keep on the tradition.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A Pigeon Fancier shows an injured bird in his brothers back garden. He is a police officer and is part of the local pigeon racing group district five in Sheffield. Pigeon racing is a traditional Yorkshire sport that is still practiced by many older people in the area. However many have expressed doubt that the next generation will keep on the tradition.
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A local man celebrates the Queen's Jubilee at a street party, with a thumbs up and a pint of lager, Bermondsey, London.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A local man celebrates the Queen’s Jubilee at a street party, with a thumbs up and a pint of lager, Bermondsey, London.
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Arrest in Barnsley centre after a fight in a kebab shop.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Arrest in Barnsley centre after a fight in a kebab shop.
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Comforting his friend while waiting for a taxi, West Street, Sheffield.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Comforting his friend while waiting for a taxi, West Street, Sheffield.
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A man who claims a bouncer assulted him is about to be arrested by police, Barnsley Centre.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A man who claims a bouncer assulted him is about to be arrested by police, Barnsley Centre.
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Furniture in the back garden, Bell vue, Wakefield.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Furniture in the back garden, Bell vue, Wakefield.
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Young people hang around outside their house, Havercroft, an ex pit village, Wakefield.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Young people hang around outside their house, Havercroft, an ex pit village, Wakefield.
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A man rests in a box with a can of beer, East Street Market, Walworth, London.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A man rests in a box with a can of beer, East Street Market, Walworth, London.
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Collecting money for the Salvation Army at a Christmas market, Sheffield City Centre.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Collecting money for the Salvation Army at a Christmas market, Sheffield City Centre.
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Making a cup of coffee at one of the many snack bars in Barnsley Indoor Market. Barnsley market is one of the most thriving sectors of the local economey and can feature up to 100, 000 people per week.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Making a cup of coffee at one of the many snack bars in Barnsley Indoor Market. Barnsley market is one of the most thriving sectors of the local economey and can feature up to 100, 000 people per week.
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Doing the washing up. Olushola lives by her self at park hill flats and has done so on and off since she was 19. In April she was forced to move out in order to make way for the privatiseation and renovation of the estate.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Doing the washing up. Olushola lives by her self at park hill flats and has done so on and off since she was 19. In April she was forced to move out in order to make way for the privatiseation and renovation of the estate.
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Olushola lives by her self at park hill flats and has done so on and off since she was 19. In April she was forced to move out in order to make way for the privatiseation and renovation of the estate.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Olushola lives by her self at park hill flats and has done so on and off since she was 19. In April she was forced to move out in order to make way for the privatiseation and renovation of the estate.
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A 16 year old boy hanging around, Park Hill estate, Sheffield.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A 16 year old boy hanging around, Park Hill estate, Sheffield.
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Ex miner gets ready to light a fire containing a Margaret Thatcher effigy, Goldthorpe, Barnsley.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Ex miner gets ready to light a fire containing a Margaret Thatcher effigy, Goldthorpe, Barnsley.
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A bonfire containing a Margaret Thatcher effigy and the word Scab on the day of her funeral, Goldthorpe, Barnsley.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A bonfire containing a Margaret Thatcher effigy and the word Scab on the day of her funeral, Goldthorpe, Barnsley.
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A bonfire containing a Margaret Thatcher effigy and the word Scab on the day of her funeral, Goldthorpe, Barnsley.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A bonfire containing a Margaret Thatcher effigy and the word Scab on the day of her funeral, Goldthorpe, Barnsley.
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Postal worker delivering the mail, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire  © Connor /reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Postal worker delivering the mail, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire
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Postal worker delivering the mail, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire
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Drunk in the street, outside the National Gallery, Trafalga Square, London.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Drunk in the street, outside the National Gallery, Trafalga Square, London.
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Palestinian refugees relax, refugee camp, Amman, Jordan.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Palestinian refugees relax, refugee camp, Amman, Jordan.
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The filming of a music video about Rapper Simeon Dwayne of MK1, Abandoned Heygate estate, Elephant and castle, London. The Heygate is well known for being one of the starkest examples of post-war modernism and urban decay in the United Kingdom. Its notoriety has led to it being used frequently as a filming location for music videos and movies. In total, 76 films have been made on the estate over three years to 2010, earning Southwark Council £91,000 in fees  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

The filming of a music video about Rapper Simeon Dwayne of MK1, Abandoned Heygate estate, Elephant and castle, London. The Heygate is well known for being one of the starkest examples of post-war modernism and urban decay in the United Kingdom. Its notoriety has led to it being used frequently as a filming location for music videos and movies. In total, 76 films have been made on the estate over three years to 2010, earning Southwark Council £91,000 in fees
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A resident with her child in a pushchair, Aylesbury Estate, Walworth, London.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A resident with her child in a pushchair, Aylesbury Estate, Walworth, London.
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Waiting for a train, Tulse Hill, London.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Waiting for a train, Tulse Hill, London.
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An England flag proudly on display in an allotment, Eldon Street, Barnsley Centre.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

An England flag proudly on display in an allotment, Eldon Street, Barnsley Centre.
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A young girl plays outside at the back of her grandmother's house. The terrace houses were original built to house factory workers, very few have changed since being built and many are seperated into bedsits. Bell Vue, Wakefield.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

A young girl plays outside at the back of her grandmother’s house. The terrace houses were original built to house factory workers, very few have changed since being built and many are seperated into bedsits. Bell Vue, Wakefield.
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Brewing up a cup of love. A woman sneakily slips a sleeping tablet into her husband's tea to stop him going to the pub later in the evening. This practice is quite widespread amongst older people. They do this on occasion to stop family members going out drinking because they are often worried they will run into trouble on the street and because they don’t want them spending too much money. Yorkshire  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483   info@reportdigital.co.uk  www.reportdigital.co.uk  NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Brewing up a cup of love. A woman sneakily slips a sleeping tablet into her husband’s tea to stop him going to the pub later in the evening. This practice is quite widespread amongst older people. They do this on occasion to stop family members going out drinking because they are often worried they will run into trouble on the street and because they don’t want them spending too much money. Yorkshire
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