Miners at Daw Mill Colliery last night got the news they have been dreading, the pit is to close. It is one of the last deep coal mines in the country, but has been under threat of closure for some years.
A fire at the coal face, which began two weeks ago and is still burning has now put paid to any hopes it might survive, as Callum Watkinson reports.
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