Daw Mill Colliery in Warwickshire will close, UK Coal has announced.
The majority of its 650-strong workforce are being made redundant.
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It will be another day of frequent sunny spells, brisk winds, and isolated showers.
Friday will remain cold in the breeze with a mixture of sunny spells and isolated showers.
Outbreaks of rain, sleet and some hill snow are forecast across the region through Saturday morning.