Grimethorp Colliery Closes

Families Weep As Village Mourns An Irreplaceable Friend

Tears are wiped away during a final march past Grimethorp colliery in South Yorkshire yesterday by more than 100 miners, their families and civic leaders. British Coal closed the pit, near Barnsley, last Friday. A local NUM spokesman said: "Our lives are here. What are we supposed to do now?" 

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