A spokesman for UK Coal, Andrew Macintosh, has told ITV News Central:
"As you can feel here, the place is empty. It's not how we wanted it to be at all. It's very sad and difficult news for our workforce and we're trying to get out and see as many of them as we can".
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West and East Midlands Pollen Update: Low
Remaining dry with plenty of sunshine.
A bright start on Monday, with increasing amounts of sunshine through the morning.