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ORGREAVE COAL MINERS STRIKE YORKSHIRE UK 1984

Miners strike 1984 Shirebrook Colliery Derbyshire. Striking miners scavenge for free coal in waste ground of the spoilt tip. 1980s. <br />
Free coal was a perk that all mine workers enjoyed. The coal was used for domestic heating etc. Working miners who were known as Scabs, still received their free coal supply.
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COAL MINERS STRIKE YORKSHIRE ENGLAND 1980S ENGLAND
Miners strike 1984 Shirebrook Colliery Derbyshire. Striking miners scavenge for free coal in waste ground of the spoilt tip. 1980s.
Free coal was a perk that all mine workers enjoyed. The coal was used for domestic heating etc. Working miners who were known as Scabs, still received their free coal supply.

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From gallery: ORGREAVE COAL MINERS STRIKE YORKSHIRE UK 1984
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Date: 22 Jan 2011
Location: Shirebrook DERBYSHIRE, UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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