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Miners urging community to 'dig deep' to support coal museum

... you have to know where you've been to know where you're going."

– Darren Cowd, Kent Mining Museum

It's a sometimes forgotten part of Kentish history but, for decades, thousands of men toiled underground in the county's coalfields.

Now a campaign has been launched to raise the final funds needed to open a mining museum on the site of Kent's last working coal mine at Betteshanger.

Sarah Saunders went along to meet former miners and hear more about the heritage project, putting a spotlight on this bit of Kent's past.