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BENTLEY MINERS MEMORIAL

This year`s annual Bentley Memorial will take place on Sunday 25 November 2012 at 12 noon at Arksey Cemetery.  The memorial will last approximately 30 minutes and the service will be conducted by local clergy.


The Memorial is held to commemorate those who lost their lives in the disasters of 1931 and 1978.


Euro funding UK CCS
A UK carbon storage project has received a funding boost of €300m from the European Commission 8 July 2014 - The Government have announced that the White Rose project, at Drax, along with another CCS project based in Peterhead, are benefiting from around £100 million from the UK Governme

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Combine For Cleaner Coal
CLEANER COAL COMBINE NUM and Unite the Union have established a Coal Combine which wants all trade unions in the UK coal industry to get involved to help advance the coal industry from underground to surface to electricity to carbon capture and storage. Check out the link for details ht

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Marching in The Rain
30 Years On Strike reunion parade and rally 28 June 2014 Of course it rained but that did not stop people coming together 30 years on from 1984. The plans to destroy the coal industry are now coming out in the open and those plans included the destruction of trade unions and communities but the

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STATE OF COALFIELDS
REPORT COMMISSIONED BY THE COALFIELDS REGENERATION TRUST The state of the coalfields (Mike Foden, Steve Fothergill and Tony Gore) The former coalfields are a distinctive part of England, Scotland and Wales. The report examines a wide range of contemporary social and economic statistics on the coal

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