Gleision fund to close

Over £1million has been raised to help families of the victims

Gleision fund raises ' phenomenal' amount

by Nicky Hendy

An appeal fund for the families of the four miners killed in the Gleision colliery disaster closed today. David Powell, Garry Jenkins, Charles Breslin and Philip Hill died after becoming trapped underground in September. Trustees of the Fund have described the amount as 'absolutely phenomenal'.