Restoration on way for South Shields memorial to North's mining past

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    Chronicle Live, 21st April, 2016. "One of the last reminders of mining in what was the extensive Durham coalfield is to be given a new lease of life with a lottery cash windfall. The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £580,000 to the Tyne & Wear Building and Preservation Trust to help restore the derelict St Hilda’s Colliery headstock building in South Shields and bring it back into use. It is planned to transform the listed building, which is owned by South Tyneside Council, into business start-up accommodation through a partnership with the trust...."
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    Chronicle Live
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