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The Aberfan disaster of 1966

If you mention 1966 to most people in the UK they’ll probably tell you if was the year England won the world cup. Very few will tell you of a much darker event that happened in Wales that year. 174 more words


The Force Of Nature

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Notts Senior League- Senior Division

COTGRAVE FC 4 (Dobbins 53 Waddell 55 Kirkby 63 90)

BURTON JOYCE 2 (Roman Easom 40 75) 715 more words


Watercolour of Glue Terrace, Scotswood, Newcastle 70 years ago.

Glue Terrace in the old West End of Newcastle, so called because of the glue factory at the end of the street. A scene painted in watercolour of life in difficult times in this area of Newcastle, now all levelled to the ground, showing a colliery shaft in the background.

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Neil Douglas JP Additional Info

You may recall reading about Neil Douglas, the Dixon’s colliery cashier who influenced many factors of late 1800′s Blantyre life. You can read our article about Neil here… 1,082 more words