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Barnsley demands Orgreave inquiry

Notice of Motion under Standing Order No. 6 – Policing of Events at Orgreave, moved by Councillor Stowe – Seconded by Councillor Clarke.

‘This Council is disappointed by the Home Secretary’s rejection on the 31st October, 2016 of an Inquiry into the policing of events at Orgreave. 346 more words


On show: The snapshots of Yorkshire mining village life that lay in a basement for two decades

Pit Images: Paintings and Drawings from the Coalfields, on display at Unity+Works in Wakefield. Yorkshire NUM’sChris Skidmore views the drawings by Maltby artist Peter Price. 3rd February 2017. 459 more words


Charging Cavalry or a Trojan Horse?

The political year of 2016 has a good chance of being remembered for longer and of having a larger impact on British political life than most other years. 2,856 more words


London Film-makers Co-operative - Miners' Strike Appeal Film 1984

This stylish, low-budget and heartfelt campaigning film was made by the London Film-makers Co-operative, “in solidarity with the miners”. Shot on 35mm and originally screened before the main feature in independent cinemas around the UK during 1984-85, it was presented as an ‘advert’. 148 more words


REVIEW: Billy Elliot @ The Palace, Manchester

The Palace Theatre, Manchester sees the long awaited arrival of the hit musical Billy Elliot for the festive season and brings dance, drama, tears, laughter and politics in abundance. 441 more words


'Merry Christmas From Hatfield Main'

We are proud to announce the OFFICIAL VIDEO to accompany the single ‘Merry Christmas From Hatfield Main’ by Joe Solo & The Hatfield Brigade. It was shot on location at Central Club in Stainforth on October 30th 2016 as miners and their families from up and down the UK gathered to join a choir like no other in the spirit of community and solidarity. 310 more words