VIDEO: Miners’ strike anniversary event is a big hit

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It was a trip down memory lane as hundreds turned out to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the miners’ strike at a special event.

The event, at The Broadway Hotel in Doncaster was opened by Chris Skidmore, president of the Yorkshire Area NUM.

Speakers included David Douglass, former Hatfield Main Branch NUM official and Rachel Horne on behalf of the Post-Closure Coalfield Youth.

Music was provided by Hatfield Main Colliery Band.