Orgreave - 35 Years Later

Posted on by Anita O'Donovan

Orgreave - 35 Years Later

Tuesday 18th June marks the 35th anniversary of the Battle of Orgreave - a confrontation between pickets and police officers that became known as one of the most violent confrontations in British history. Read more

Gentleman Jack: Not the Only Lister in Town

Posted on by Anita O'Donovan

Gentleman Jack: Not the Only Lister in Town

If you’ve happened to be keeping up with the TV series Gentleman Jack, you’ll be familiar with the story of Anne Lister: the woman who, upon taking over the management of her family’s home, Shibden Hall, discovered a significant amount of coal that could be mined for considerable profit. But did you know that Anne wasn’t the only Lister woman working in the coal industry within the area? And what has it got to do with Caphouse Colliery? Read more

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