Mining statue at Silverhill Wood on the former pit tip site – the highest point in Nottinghamshire. Source: Paul Fillingham, Thinkamigo

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Previous posts and events from the East Midlands region


When Ormonde Shuts

Commemoration Blog about Ormonde Colliery, the last Derbyshire pit in the Erewash Valley, which closed fifty-years ago on 25th September 1970 marking the ‘End of an Era’.

Miners Welfare Fishing Club Memories

Coal, Community and Change (1965-2015): Recalling days out match fishing in the 1970’s and 1980’s with the Miners Welfare Fishing Clubs.

The Blue Line Trail and Beyond.

Photographic exhibition by Beauvale Photographic Group at the DH Lawrence Museum, Eastwood, now on until 11th October 2019.

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