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Aberfan disaster rescue attempts. 116 children and 28 adults were killed when a slag heap collapsed onto the pit village, South Wales © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Aberfan disaster rescue attempts. 116 children and 28 adults were killed when a slag heap collapsed onto the pit village, South Wales
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A rescue crew waiting to make another attempt to free 7 miners trapped in the flooded Lofthouse colliery, West Yorkshire © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

A rescue crew waiting to make another attempt to free 7 miners trapped in the flooded Lofthouse colliery, West Yorkshire
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Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Coal from British miners not Colombian child labor, sons of miners protest against pit closures outside the home of John Major, Huntingdon 1992  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Coal from British miners not Colombian child labor, sons of miners protest against pit closures outside the home of John Major, Huntingdon 1992
© John Harris/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 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.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police with dogs guarding Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police with dogs guarding Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk