When Ormonde Shuts

Fig 1: Ormonde Colliery, last colliery in the Erewash region of Derbyshire. Photo Credit – Bob Bradley collection. Prologue: When Ormonde Shuts. Fifty-years ago, on 25th September 1970, Ormonde Colliery at Loscoe, near Heanor, Derbyshire closed after sixty-two...