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Never underestimate miners wives banner. Miners wives Day of action protest in support of miners, Barnsley, Yorkshire. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Never underestimate miners wives banner. Miners wives Day of action protest in support of miners, Barnsley, Yorkshire.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners supporters holding a banner reading: Scabs Break The Hearts of Communities during a mass  picket by womens support groups and miners at Polkemmet Colliery near Edinburgh, Scotland during the mIners' strike. © Rick Matthews/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners supporters holding a banner reading: Scabs Break The Hearts of Communities during a mass picket by womens support groups and miners at Polkemmet Colliery near Edinburgh, Scotland during the mIners’ strike.
© Rick Matthews/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Emergency services rescue a miner buried alive whilst riddling for coal amongst the pit waste for fuel during the year long Miners strike. Silverwood colliery, Yorkshire © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Emergency services rescue a miner buried alive whilst riddling for coal amongst the pit waste for fuel during the year long Miners strike. Silverwood colliery, Yorkshire
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

TUC regional day of action, Mass picket at Sharlston Colliery (near Wakefield) local trade union members joined the morning picket line. West Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

TUC regional day of action, Mass picket at Sharlston Colliery (near Wakefield) local trade union members joined the morning picket line. West Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket in defiance of an injunction, Bentley, Miners Strike. Yorkshire, Miners Strike. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket in defiance of an injunction, Bentley, Miners Strike. Yorkshire, Miners Strike.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket in defiance of an injunction, Silverwood colliery, Yorkshire, Miners Strike. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket in defiance of an injunction, Silverwood colliery, Yorkshire, Miners Strike.
© John Sturrock/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

Mass picket of striking miners attempting to stop  oil being delivered by road to Didcot Power Station Oxfordshire, where NUR railway workers are refusing to handle new coal stocks. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket of striking miners attempting to stop oil being delivered by road to Didcot Power Station Oxfordshire, where NUR railway workers are refusing to handle new coal stocks.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Mounted police with raised batons scour the back streets near Hatfield Main colliery for striking miners, Yorkshire © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Mounted police with raised batons scour the back streets near Hatfield Main colliery for striking miners, Yorkshire
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets at Cortonwood colliery, South Yorkshire, where the miners' strike started, towards the end of the strike. Defiant slogans painted on railway bridge. We told Arthur No Surrender © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets at Cortonwood colliery, South Yorkshire, where the miners’ strike started, towards the end of the strike. Defiant slogans painted on railway bridge. We told Arthur No Surrender
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

A mother and child join the picket line at Cortonwood colliery, South Yorkshire © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

A mother and child join the picket line at Cortonwood colliery, South Yorkshire
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Child enjoying a proper meal at a soup kitchen set up during the miners' strike in Armthorpe, Yorkshire. © Katalin Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Child enjoying a proper meal at a soup kitchen set up during the miners’ strike in Armthorpe, Yorkshire.
© Katalin Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Indian Workers Association (Glasgow branch) show their solidarity with the miners by donating £1,200 of food for Ayrshire miners & their families. Glasgow, Scotland © Rick Matthews/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Indian Workers Association (Glasgow branch) show their solidarity with the miners by donating £1,200 of food for Ayrshire miners & their families. Glasgow, Scotland
© Rick Matthews/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Scottish rally in support of the miners' strike. Young boy wears a sweat shirt bearing the words: My dad is a striking miner. © Rick Matthews/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

Scottish rally in support of the miners’ strike. Young boy wears a sweat shirt bearing the words: My dad is a striking miner.
© Rick Matthews/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

A halloween fancy dress party for children at Armthorpe Miner's Welfare, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

A halloween fancy dress party for children at Armthorpe Miner’s Welfare, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners children riddling, digging for coal, miners strike. Yorkshire © Katalin Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners children riddling, digging for coal, miners strike. Yorkshire
© Katalin Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners riddling for coal on a slagheap or tip, collecting fuel for the winter, South Kirby, Yorkshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners riddling for coal on a slagheap or tip, collecting fuel for the winter, South Kirby, Yorkshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk