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Derbyshire Womens Action Group and supporters march from Markham Main to Arkwright Pit in the snow, January 1985, almost one year into the miners' strike to show their continuing support. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Derbyshire Womens Action Group and supporters march from Markham Main to Arkwright Pit in the snow, January 1985, almost one year into the miners’ strike to show their continuing support.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Derbyshire Womens Action Group and supporters march from Markham Main to Arkwright Pit in the snow, January 1985, almost one year into the miners' strike to show their continuing support. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Derbyshire Womens Action Group and supporters march from Markham Main to Arkwright Pit in the snow, January 1985, almost one year into the miners’ strike to show their continuing support.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Tony Benn MP, joins a womens march against pit closures and in support of the miners strike from Markham Main to Arkwright Colliery in North Derbyshire. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Tony Benn MP, joins a womens march against pit closures and in support of the miners strike from Markham Main to Arkwright Colliery in North Derbyshire.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners 'riddling' on slag heaps of coal waste in the snow near South Kirby, Yorkshire in the winter of the miners strike; trying to find coal to heat their homes. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners ‘riddling’ on slag heaps of coal waste in the snow near South Kirby, Yorkshire in the winter of the miners strike; trying to find coal to heat their homes.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners 'riddling' on slag heaps of coal waste in the snow near South Kirby, Yorkshire in the winter of the miners strike; trying to find coal to heat their homes. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners ‘riddling’ on slag heaps of coal waste in the snow near South Kirby, Yorkshire in the winter of the miners strike; trying to find coal to heat their homes.
© John Harris/Report Archive/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

Police bring out a bus of scabs. Mass picket at Killoch Colliery, Ayrshire, Scotland © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police bring out a bus of scabs. Mass picket at Killoch Colliery, Ayrshire, Scotland
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

ASLEF picket line at Shirebrook in North Derbyshire, where railway workers refused to move coal throught the miners' strike in solidarity with the NUM. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

ASLEF picket line at Shirebrook in North Derbyshire, where railway workers refused to move coal throught the miners’ strike in solidarity with the NUM.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Hatfield Main picket, Dovescroft, Doncaster, Yorkshire, the Miner's strike © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Hatfield Main picket, Dovescroft, Doncaster, Yorkshire, the Miner’s strike
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest pickets, Hatfield Main women's support group picket, Dunscroft miners welfare, Dovescroft, Doncaster, Yorkshire, the Miner's strike © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest pickets, Hatfield Main women’s support group picket, Dunscroft miners welfare, Dovescroft, Doncaster, Yorkshire, the Miner’s strike
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Sign at Shirebrook colliery, Derbyshire apparantly showing the number of men returned to work in January 1985, almost one year into the national miners' strike © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Sign at Shirebrook colliery, Derbyshire apparantly showing the number of men returned to work in January 1985, almost one year into the national miners’ strike
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Mick McGahey, Dep. Gen. Sec of the NUM, arrives to attend a meeting of TUC General Council as it is being lobbied by striking miners during the national dispute seeking support from the TUC in their struggle. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Mick McGahey, Dep. Gen. Sec of the NUM, arrives to attend a meeting of TUC General Council as it is being lobbied by striking miners during the national dispute seeking support from the TUC in their struggle.
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Words of encouragement for Arthur Scargill as he drinks a cup of tea in a cafe after his appearance in court at Rotherham on charges of obstruction © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Words of encouragement for Arthur Scargill as he drinks a cup of tea in a cafe after his appearance in court at Rotherham on charges of obstruction
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Children enjoying a Christmas party at Frickley colliery welfare with food donated from supporters, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Children enjoying a Christmas party at Frickley colliery welfare with food donated from supporters, South Elmsall, Yorkshire.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Children enjoying a Christmas party at Frickley colliery welfare with food donated from supporters, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Children enjoying a Christmas party at Frickley colliery welfare with food donated from supporters, South Elmsall, Yorkshire.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

A miner signing up for picket duty, Armthorpe miners welfare, Doncaster © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

A miner signing up for picket duty, Armthorpe miners welfare, Doncaster
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Scabs walking into Manvers Main colliery, Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Scabs walking into Manvers Main colliery, Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Scabs being brought into a colliery in Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Scabs being brought into a colliery in Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners' Strike, striking miners riddling for coal on an old colliery tip. The tip is being landscaped by the local council and the earth moving equipment helps uncover the coal.  © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners’ Strike, striking miners riddling for coal on an old colliery tip. The tip is being landscaped by the local council and the earth moving equipment helps uncover the coal.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Riddling coal - picking coal from the waste of the closed and derelict Elsecar Main colliery, South Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riddling coal – picking coal from the waste of the closed and derelict Elsecar Main colliery, South Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Strikers collecting logs from a makeshift sawmill at Armthorpe, Doncaster, South Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Strikers collecting logs from a makeshift sawmill at Armthorpe, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

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Nurses join miners on a Christmas picket line, Rossington Colliery, Doncaster, Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

 

They shall not starve, Hemsworth kitchen, women with meals for striking miners, nr Pontefract © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

They shall not starve, Hemsworth kitchen, women with meals for striking miners, nr Pontefract
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Manchester USDAW Kelloggs workers hand over £200 and breakfast cereals to striking miners kitchen, Pontefract, Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Manchester USDAW Kelloggs workers hand over £200 and breakfast cereals to striking miners kitchen, Pontefract, Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Stand-up comedian Alexei Sayle performing in a benefit gig for single miners at Christmas. Armthorpe Miners Welfare,  miners strike Armthorpe, Doncaster, South Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Stand-up comedian Alexei Sayle performing in a benefit gig for single miners at Christmas. Armthorpe Miners Welfare, miners strike Armthorpe, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Party organised by trade union members of the London print branches of SOGAT for the children of striking miners from the Betteshanger & Tilmanstone collieries in Kent as Christmas approached, nine months after the start of the national miners' strike. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Party organised by trade union members of the London print branches of SOGAT for the children of striking miners from the Betteshanger & Tilmanstone collieries in Kent as Christmas approached, nine months after the start of the national miners’ strike.
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Food parcels for single men, Including Christmas chickens, been distributed from Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Food parcels for single men, Including Christmas chickens, been distributed from Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Bagging up coal for striking miners. Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Bagging up coal for striking miners. Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Food parcels for single men, Including Christmas chickens, been distributed from Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Food parcels for single men, Including Christmas chickens, been distributed from Rossington miners welfare, Doncaster.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Santa claus giving out presents at a Christmas party for miners children, Frickley, South Yorkshire © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Santa claus giving out presents at a Christmas party for miners children, Frickley, South Yorkshire
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners' Strike: Preparing a Christmas dinner at Cadeby Miners Welfare, Yorkshire.   © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Preparing a Christmas dinner at Denaby & Cadeby Miners’ Welfare, Yorkshire. © John Sturrock reportdigital.co.uk

 

 

Picket Line at Christmas with tree, Denby Grange colliery © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket Line at Christmas with tree, Denby Grange colliery
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners' Strike, Brodsworth nr Doncaster, Police horses charge to disperse picket against strike breakers at dawn.  © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners’ Strike, Brodsworth nr Doncaster, Police horses charge to disperse picket against strike breakers at dawn.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Picket injured by police, Miners' Strike. Brodsworth colliery, South Yorkshire  © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Picket injured by police, Miners’ Strike. Brodsworth colliery, South Yorkshire
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Police charge pickets,  Miners' Strike Brodsworth Collery, Doncaster © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police charge pickets, Miners’ Strike Brodsworth Collery, Doncaster
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners' Strike, Miners' wives demonstrate their support as the first talks take place between the NUM and the NCB. © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners’ Strike, Miners’ wives demonstrate their support as the first talks take place between the NUM and the NCB.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Nigel Farage, UKIP leader. UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Nigel Farage, UKIP leader. UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Nigel Farage, UKIP leader. UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Nigel Farage, UKIP leader. UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Nigel Farage, UKIP leader. UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Nigel Farage, UKIP leader. UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

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Michael Crick Channel 4 News Political Correspondent questioning Nigel Farage, UKIP leader. UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Michael Crick Channel 4 News Political Correspondent questioning Nigel Farage, UKIP leader. UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

The End of Politics and the Birth of iDemocracy by Douglas Carswell, Bookshop, UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

The End of Politics and the Birth of iDemocracy by Douglas Carswell, Bookshop, UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Union Jack tie, UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Union Jack tie, UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Keep Calm UKIP are Coming Mugs. UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Keep Calm UKIP are Coming Mugs. UKIP Annual Conference, Doncaster Racecourse.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Armthorpe Miners' Welfare, in Doncaster.  © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Armthorpe Miners’ Welfare, in Doncaster.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Mass picket confront police, Manvers Main South Yorkshire. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket confront police, Manvers Main South Yorkshire.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mounted police clear the way for strikebreakers at Yorkshire Main Colliery, Edlington, South Yorkshire during the miners' strike © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Mounted police clear the way for strikebreakers at Yorkshire Main Colliery, Edlington, South Yorkshire during the miners’ strike
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Australian seamen, docked at Tilbury near London during the miners' strike after donating 800 Australian dollars in solidarity with the NUM to striking miners from Betteshanger Colliery in Kent. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Achive/reportdigital.co.uk

Australian seamen, docked at Tilbury near London during the miners’ strike after donating 800 Australian dollars in solidarity with the NUM to striking miners from Betteshanger Colliery in Kent.
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Achive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners' children from the British coalfields give the victory sign on arrival in Lens as part of a group of children provided with a holiday in France as a gesture of solidarity by French trade unions, Lens, France © Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners’ children from the British coalfields give the victory sign on arrival in Lens as part of a group of children provided with a holiday in France as a gesture of solidarity by French trade unions, Lens, France
© Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

An artist painting a mass picket, Yorkshire Main © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

An artist painting a mass picket, Yorkshire Main
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Sorry No Police sign outside the entrance to a coner shop banning police from being served, pit village of Armthorpe near Doncaster during the Miners' Strike, Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Sorry No Police sign outside the entrance to a coner shop banning police from being served, pit village of Armthorpe near Doncaster during the Miners’ Strike, Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners and the community show their anger and bitterness as police escort a working miner - scab - through a pit village near Sivlerwood colliery South Yorkshire during the year long miner's strike. 1984 © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Striking miners and the community show their anger and bitterness as police escort a working miner – scab – through a pit village near Sivlerwood colliery South Yorkshire during the year long miner’s strike. 1984
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Silverwood Colliery near Rotherham, NUM picket line during the Miners' Strike, Yorkshire. A effergy of a scab has been hung from a post. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Silverwood Colliery near Rotherham, NUM picket line during the Miners’ Strike, Yorkshire. A effergy of a scab has been hung from a post.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Nottinghamshire strike breaker Working Miners Committee organiser Chris Butcher, given the  name Silver Birch by the media (something of a publicity exercise financed by the Daily Mail according to Peter Walker), talking to the press (including Report/IFL photographer John Harris). New Ollerton, Nottinghamshire © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Nottinghamshire strike breaker Working Miners Committee organiser Chris Butcher, given the name Silver Birch by the media (something of a publicity exercise financed by the Daily Mail according to Peter Walker), talking to the press (including Report/IFL photographer John Harris). New Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

A women at the Miners welfare canteen, Great Houghton, South Yorkshire © John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

A women at the Miners welfare canteen, Great Houghton, South Yorkshire
© John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Great Houghton, near Doncaster: striking miner at home reading a letter from the DHSS refusing help, watched by his young daughter. Benefit was withdrawn. © John Smith/reportdigital.co.uk/Report

Great Houghton, near Doncaster: striking miner at home reading a letter from the DHSS refusing help, watched by his young daughter. Benefit was withdrawn.
© John Smith/reportdigital.co.uk/Report

Miners building a barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners building a barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Jack Taylor Yorkshire NUM  trying to persuade miners to disperse. Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Jack Taylor Yorkshire NUM trying to persuade miners to disperse. Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

A miners wife makes the opinion of the community clear attacking a well known scab with her shoe, after police invaded the pit village of Rossington near Doncaster, South Yorkshire © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

A miners wife makes the opinion of the community clear attacking a well known scab with her shoe, after police invaded the pit village of Rossington near Doncaster, South Yorkshire
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest a 13-year-old boy for throwing stones at a police convoy entering the village, Grimethorpe, Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest a 13-year-old boy for throwing stones at a police convoy entering the village, Grimethorpe, Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners eating in a soup kitchen funded by donations from supporters of the strike. Miners Welfare, Keresley Colliery, Coventry 1984 © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk)

Striking miners eating in a soup kitchen funded by donations from supporters of the strike. Miners Welfare, Keresley Colliery, Coventry 1984
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk)

Drawing depicting scabs made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.  © John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

Drawing depicting scabs made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.
© John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

The drawing - child to be wary of strangers, in this case a policeman. Reflecting the sense of hatred felt by mining families to the massed police presence in their communites. Drawing made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.  © John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

The drawing – child to be wary of strangers, in this case a policeman. Reflecting the sense of hatred felt by mining families to the massed police presence in their communites. Drawing made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.
© John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket at Penrikyber Colliery in South Wales during the Miners' Strike. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket at Penrikyber Colliery in South Wales during the Miners’ Strike.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking dockers picketing in the rain King George Dock Hull 1984. The strike was called by the TGWU's national docks committee after British Steel had used workers who were not registered dockers to unload iron ore at Immingham dock on the Humber. The ore was for Scunthorpe steel works. © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Striking dockers picketing in the rain King George Dock Hull 1984. The strike was called by the TGWU’s national docks committee after British Steel had used workers who were not registered dockers to unload iron ore at Immingham dock on the Humber. The ore was for Scunthorpe steel works.
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Railway workers stop the movement of coal during the miners' strike. Shirebrook, Derbyshire © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Railway workers stop the movement of coal during the miners’ strike. Shirebrook, Derbyshire
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk