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30 Years Of...

30 Years of.. is a new creative heritage project for the ex-mining community in St.Helens. This activity combines heritage and creative technology, it is suitable for people of all ages, from 8 to 98. 46 more words

An Ode to the Miners

A raised pint of ale,

The least I can offer,

To the men whose

Hands chipped away

At this earth. Whose

Dirty, blistered hands… 52 more words


How deprived is your area compared to the rest of Wales?

THE Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation is a Welsh Government report which comes out every three years and gives an accurate measure of how your area compares to the rest of Wales. 213 more words


1950s Blantyreferme / Haughhead

A few mysteries surround these next 2 photos, although some of the information can be identified. The dates are unknown but guessed as being the 1950s. 396 more words

Blantyre Places


Original Watercolour Painting MIDNIGHT COLLIERY WALES

Here is a link to this painting on my Etsy shop ElizabethAFox 7 more words


2014 Dixon's Pit 3 gets capped

During the middle of November 2014, I visited a construction site on the outskirts of Blantyre on Hillhouse Road.

At the invite of ‘Ogilvie Contractors’, I was permitted on to this modern construction site, which has a very special connection to Blantyre’s history. 153 more words

Blantyre Places