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A Kellingley Poem

KELLINGLEY (a poem by Stuart Bailey) Today it was the final day for them, As the team went down the mine, A sad, sad day for our proud nation, For deep shaft mining it is the time. The glory of this our proud nation, Once built upon these men’s toil and sweat, Many men injured … Read more
Kellingley Colliery closure march

Kellingley closure

The UK’s last coal mine closed on the 18th December 2015, the following day a march to mark the closure of ‘Big K’  took place in Knottingley. 3000 people took part in the march to commemorate the end of an era. More photos from the march.