There have been protests in our region against a leader blamed for decimating mining communities across northern England.
Although Margaret Thatcher left Downing Street more than two decades ago - time has done little to heal the scars felt by many in villages like Goldthorpe in South Yorkshire.
Today more than 1000 people gathered for a mock funeral there which saw an effigy of the former Prime Minister being carried through the streets and then burnt on wasteland. Jon Hill reports.
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