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Jubilee Colliery: Historic Photos

One of the earliest known photos of Jubilee Colliery is shown above taken c 1893. The photo provides a view across the pit bank and shows the timber headstock by the downcast shaft and its associated tall winding engine house with a tall arched window. 327 more words


Welcome To Colliery Communities

Over the coming months, this page will explore the various impacts of mine closures on the South Wales mining communities.

There will be regular posts looking at various issues that affect you, with the main aim being to get people involved in the debate. 156 more words


October Half term events

Have you booked on to our October half term workshops yet?

We have now got groups booked on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday but we still have availability for Wednesday! 10 more words


Being Pleased By Small Things

“Little things please small minds.” That line, spoken in the weary tone of someone forced to deal with annoying and inferior beings, was one of the ways my high school algebra teacher reacted to adolescent acting-up. 548 more words

Living Consciously

Sketch of High Blantyre Railway

Pictured here drawn in 1982 by A Lindsay, is a sketch of 1950′s High Blantyre Railway. The sketch incorporates the bridge in the foreground at Craigmuir Road and the railway heading round to the bridge at Sydes Brae. 64 more words

Blantyre Documents

Introductory video

We’ve put together a short video to summarise what the Jubilee Colliery: Preserving the Past project is all about. Take a look at what we’ve achieved so far and the different stages of the project… 36 more words

Local History