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Thoresby pit will not get government cash to stay open

MPs have decided not provide millions of pounds to keep Thoresby colliery in Nottinghamshire open for a further three years.

Thoresby Colliery to stay open until 2015

The Energy Minister Michael Fallon has confirmed a £10 million package for Thoresby pit but admits closure of the mine is inevitable.

Daw Mill Colliery could close

UK Coal is going to close the biggest coal mine in the UK under plans to restructure the business.