The 30th Anniversary of The Miners Srike!

Saturday 7pm 3rd May 2014

Alexander House, High Street, Askern, Doncaster, DN6 0AB

An evening to mark 30 years since the miners strike of 1984/85.

Remembering the heroic struggle of the miners and their families.

Hosted by The Mayor of Askern, Howard Conell

With Guest Speakers:

Chris Kitchen (NUM Secretary)

Chris Skidmore (NUM Yorkshire Area Chairman)

Mel Hepworth (ex Askern Miner)

Dave Douglass (ex Hatfield Main NUM)

FREE ENTRY by Ticket Only!

Tickets available at The Crown

Keep Kellingley Open
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Kellingley Branch Meeting
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Save Thoresby
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e-petition Save Kellingley
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