Retro: Police in Violent Clashes with Miners on 1984 S Yorks Picket Lines

33 days ago
Retro: Police in violent clashes with miners on 1984 S Yorks picket lines. Thirty years ago violent clashes took place between picketing South Yorkshire miners and police during the year-long miners’ strike. -> Read more at The Star

Barnsley March Marks Pit Strike

31 days ago
Barnsley march marks pit strike. Former pit workers took to the streets of South Yorkshrie to mark 30 years since the infamous Miners’ Strike... -> Read more at The Star

VIDEO: March for Miners' Strike 30th Anniversary

33 days ago
VIDEO: March for miners' strike 30th anniversary. Thirty years on from the miners’ strikes which saw collieries across South Yorkshire down tools, the National Union of Miners marched through the streets to mark the anniversary... -> Watch at The Star

VIDEO: Coalfields 'still Struggling' from Strike

42 days ago
VIDEO: Coalfields 'still struggling' from strike. Communities in South Yorkshire’s coalfield areas are still struggling economically 30 years after the miners’ strike, new research claims... -> Watch at The Star

Miners' Strike Theatre Presentation at Experience Barnsley

10 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

Miners' Strike Impact Still Hitting South Yorkshire Coalfield

42 days ago
Miners' strike impact still hitting South Yorkshire coalfield. Communities in South Yorkshire’s coalfield areas are still struggling economically 30 years after the miners’ strike, new research claims... -> Read more at The Star

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

8 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

Dearne Miners' Strike Appeal

28 days ago
Dearne miners' strike appeal. Women who experienced the 1984-85 miners’ strike are being urged to come forward as part of a new educational project. -> Read more at South Yorkshire Times

Call for BBC Strike Coverage Apology

Call for BBC Strike Coverage Apology44 days ago
Call for BBC strike coverage apology. Campaigners call on the BBC to apologise for the way it covered a clash between striking miners and police at Orgreave 30 years ago. -> Read more at BBC News

VIDEO: Athur Scargill Returns to Orgreave Site

21 days ago
VIDEO: Athur Scargill returns to Orgreave site. Former union leader Arthur Scargill has returned to a South Yorkshire coke works 30 years after the bloodiest clash of the miners’ strike.... -> Watch at The Star

VIDEO: Arthur Scargill Returns to Orgreave Site

21 days ago
VIDEO: Arthur Scargill returns to Orgreave site. Former union leader Arthur Scargill has returned to a South Yorkshire coke works 30 years after the bloodiest clash of the miners’ strike.. -> Watch at The Star

Author to Give Barnsley Talk on Miners' Strike Novel

9 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

Ex-officer Backs Orgreave Inquiry

Ex-officer Backs Orgreave Inquiry44 days ago
Ex-officer backs Orgreave inquiry. A former policeman who was at one of the most violent clashes between police and strikers during the 1984 miners' strike says there should be an inquiry. -> Read more at BBC News

TRIPLE STRIKE MISERY

23 days ago
TRIPLE STRIKE MISERY. Sheffield’s biggest strike in years is set to plunge the city into chaos as thousands walk out. -> Read more at The Star

Sheffield Triple Strike Misery

23 days ago
Sheffield triple strike misery. Sheffield’s biggest strike in years is set to plunge the city into chaos as thousands walk out... -> Read more at The Star

The Miners Arms Re-opened and Restored

23 days ago
The Miners Arms re-opened and restored. The Miners Arms pub has re-opened after being taken over by pub management group FGPC Ltd who hope to restore it to its former glory. -> Read more at Morley Observer

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

1 day 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

Mass Picnic to Mark Orgreave Anniversary

45 days ago
Mass picnic to mark Orgreave anniversary. Supporters of miners allegedly victimised during the 1984 strike came together for a mass picnic and festival to mark the 30th anniversary... -> Read more at Sheffield Telegraph

SLIDESHOW: Pontefract and Castleford MP Visits Kellingley Miners

6 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

Unions Defend Firefighter Strike

35 days ago
Unions defend firefighter strike. The government has been accused of “moving the goalposts” as firefighters went on strike at the weekend... -> Read more at Morley Observer

Arsonists Strike in South Yorkshire

15 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

Unite Union Launches Strike Ballot at Yorkshire Ambulance Service

49 days ago
Unite union launches strike ballot at Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Paramedics are being balloted for strike action in a long-running dispute over working conditions and patient safety... -> Read more at Morley Observer

NUT Strike July 10 - York School Closures Latest List

NUT Strike July 10 - York School Closures Latest List22 days ago
NUT strike July 10 - York school closures latest list. TEACHERS across York are taking part in a one-day strike tomorrow. -> Read more at York Press

Ambulance Staff Could Strike During Grand Depart

Ambulance Staff Could Strike During Grand Depart34 days ago
Ambulance staff could strike during Grand Depart. MEMBERS of the Yorkshire Ambulance Service could strike during the Tour de France weekend. -> Read more at York Press

Train Staff Hold Strike over Pay

Train Staff Hold Strike over Pay5 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