Miners' Strike Monument Unveiled

22nd May 2014

The 30th Anniversary of the 84-85 Miners' strike was commemorated on the 10th May with the unveiling of a monument with plaque at Hatfield Main Colliery.  The monument is dedicated to the miners and their families and stands in its own garden area.

Dennis Skinner (MP for Bolsover) and Ed Milliband (MP for Doncaster North) attended and delivered speeches. 

Ed Milliband said, "People in this area showed great resilience and solidarity during that time and it was an honour to be able to pay tribute to that."

Source: Thorne Times, June 2014

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