Miners' Strike Theatre Presentation at Experience Barnsley

43 days ago
Miners' strike theatre presentation at Experience Barnsley. There is to be another chance to see a unique one-man theatre piece exploring the events of Orgreave through the eyes of a South Yorkshire policeman during the miners' strike. It will be presented at Experience Barnsley on Saturday, 2 August, from 2pm to 3pm. Based on research from archives and interviews conducted in the... -> Read more at Barnsley News & Sport

One-man Show Marks the 30th Anniversary of Miners' Strike

41 days ago
One-man show marks the 30th anniversary of miners' strike. A one-man theatre piece about the miners’ strike is coming to Barnsley. -> Read more at The Star

South Yorkshire Festival to Remember Miners' Strike

24 days ago
South Yorkshire festival to remember miners' strike. The thirtieth anniversary of the miners’ strike will be commemorated at this year’s South Yorkshire Festival. -> Read more at The Star

Author to Give Barnsley Talk on Miners' Strike Novel

42 days ago
Author to give Barnsley talk on miners' strike novel. Author David Peace is to give a talk in Barnsley about his novel on the miners’ strike... -> Read more at The Star

Three Decades and Accounting

6 days ago
Three decades and accounting. In the summer of 1984 the Miners’ Strike reached its peak with the Battle of Orgreave, unemployment in the UK topped 3.25 million and in a small Barnsley village, Eric Thornton opened the doors of a new accountancy practice... -> Read more at The Star

Staveley's Shock FA Cup Win

1 day ago
Staveley's shock FA Cup win. Staveley Miners Welfare produced one of the best FA Cup results of the day, winning 3-0 at Evo-Stik League One side Rainworth Miners Welfare... -> Read more at Sheffield Telegraph

Finally a Memorial to UK's Miners

8 days ago
Finally a memorial to UK's miners. Bosses at the National Coal Mining Museum are celebrating after receiving a funding boost to create England’s first memorial to coal miners. -> Read more at Yorkshire Evening Post

Pit-head Walk Planned to Mark 30th Anniversary of Miners' Strike

34 days ago
Pit-head walk planned to mark 30th anniversary of miners' strike. Local people are invited to Join local expert and ex-miner Mick Birkinshaw on a guided walk through the Trans Pennine Trail towards Barnsley main pit head on Sunday, 10 August at 10.30am. Those taking part in the one and a half hour walk will be able to hear about the history of Barnsley Main and its associated... -> Read more at Barnsley News & Sport

SLIDESHOW: Pontefract and Castleford MP Visits Kellingley Miners

39 days ago
SLIDESHOW: Pontefract and Castleford MP visits Kellingley miners. Pontefract and Castleford MP Yvette Cooper met miners at Kellingley Colliery following the announcement that their employee buyout deal to save the pit had been scrapped... -> Read more at Wakefield Express

Retro: Cortonwood Strikers on the March to Save Pits

3 days ago
Retro: Cortonwood strikers on the march to save pits. Thirty years ago this month, 19 striking miners from Cortonwood pit at Brampton Bierlow were proudly marching, with two banners, the 300 miles to Brighton for the TUC conference... -> Read more at The Star

Grimsby Borough Looking to Break Winless Duck at Hemsworth Miners

Grimsby Borough Looking to Break Winless Duck at Hemsworth Miners4 days ago
Grimsby Borough looking to break winless duck at Hemsworth Miners . GRIMSBY Borough hope to welcome back key players ahead of their quick-fire double-header against Hemsworth Miners Welfare. The Blues, who are without a win so far this season, travel to Wakefield tomorrow before welcoming the Wells to the Bradley Community Stadium just three days later for the return clash on Tuesday... -> Read more at Grimsby Telegraph

Ambulance Staff Set to Strike

7 days ago
Ambulance staff set to strike. Ambulnce workers are set to go on strike this week... -> Read more at Brighouse Echo

Safety Warning Ahead of Strike

25 days ago
Safety warning ahead of strike. Residents are being urged to stay safe during the week-long firefighter strike starting this weekend... -> Read more at Brighouse Echo

Arsonists Strike in South Yorkshire

47 days ago
Arsonists strike in South Yorkshire. Volunteer firefighters were called out to deal with more arson attacks while regular crews were out on strike in an ongoing dispute over pensions... -> Read more at The Star

Train Staff Hold Strike over Pay

Train Staff Hold Strike over Pay37 days ago
Train staff hold strike over pay. East Midlands Trains maintenance and engineering staff go on strike at depots including Leeds. -> Read more at BBC News

Firefighters' Strike Times for Today

23 days ago
Firefighters' strike times for today. Firefighters will be walking out on strike again today as part of an ongoing dispute over pay and pensions... -> Read more at Halifax Courier

Strike Closes Four Craven Schools

Strike Closes Four Craven Schools47 days ago
Strike closes four Craven schools. PUBLIC sector workers in Craven joined Thursday's national strike. -> Read more at Craven Herald

Sheffield Family in Fire Strike Plea

20 days ago
Sheffield family in fire strike plea. A woman whose home caught fire during the last firefighter strike is calling on the Government to end the long-running dispute... -> Read more at The Star

Strike by Train Cleaners to Affect Region's Rail Services

21 days ago
Strike by train cleaners to affect region's rail services. Cleaners working on East Coast trains are to go on strike on Friday and Saturday in a pay dispute... -> Read more at The Star

Firefighters Strike Continues

46 days ago
Firefighters strike continues. Firefighters in England and Wales will continue to strike throughout Friday evening into Saturday morning, as part of the ongoing pension dispute... -> Read more at Brighouse Echo

Ambulance Staff Walk out as Strike Action Continues

4 days ago
Ambulance staff walk out as strike action continues. Ambulance staff walked out on strike today as the bitter dispute over changes to shift patterns rumbles on. -> Read more at Wakefield Express

NHS Staff Get Ballot Papers in Strike Vote

7 days ago
NHS staff get ballot papers in strike vote. Health workers across South Yorkshire have started receiving voting papers for a ballot which could lead to a strike... -> Read more at The Star

Doncaster Care UK Staff Back out on Strike

35 days ago
Doncaster Care UK staff back out on strike. Staff who work for Doncaster’s learning disability service are set to go on strike today in a dispute over pay.... -> Read more at The Star

Passport Staff to Strike on Monday

39 days ago
Passport staff to strike on Monday. Thousand of Passport Office workers will be on strike on Monday in a dispute over staffing shortages at the government agency... -> Read more at Wakefield Express

Council Strike Causes Stink for Kirklees

47 days ago
Council strike causes stink for Kirklees. A war of words has broken out between Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell and leader of Kirklees Council David Sheard over last week’s public sector strike. -> Read more at Dewsbury Reporter