Silverwood Colliery memorial

A memorial featuring the original pit wheel of Silverwood Colliery in South Yorkshire is unveiled.

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Miners of Silverwood Colliery remembered

Almost 20 years ago Silverwood Colliery in South Yorkshire closed down leaving hundreds of men looking for work. The area has since been transformed into a nature reserve but people living nearby haven't forgotten their mining roots.

Today they unveiled a memorial both to the miners who worked at the colliery and to those who lost their lives.


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