War declared in coalfields as miners strike to save pits

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    Article about the Miners Strike, including photos from County Durham and Northumberland. "...THEIR names march out of the past like ghosts from a forgotten battlefield: Sacriston, Dawdon, Murton, Easington, Horden, Wearmouth, Vane Tempest – and as many more again. They were the last outposts of an industry that had fuelled the industrial revolution and created Britain’s wealth and greatness. They were the scattering of collieries left in a region that was born out of coal, that lived on coal, and whose culture, roots and traditions were embedded in coal...." Northern Echo, 9 April 2013 / Her Life and Times
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    Link: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/indepth/margaret_thatcher/herlifeandtimes/10342205.War_declared_in_coalfields_as_miners_strike_to_save_pits/
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