Voices in the Coalshed: What's in a Name?

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Voices in the Coalshed: What's in a Name?

What’s in a name? Take Cluntergate, a street in Horbury, West Yorkshire. Cluntergate has two meanings – one suggested meaning is that it came from the Viking word ‘klunter’ meaning logs or blocks and’ gata’ meaning a path or road. Read more

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Miner Stories

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We're kicking off a new series where we talk to several of our miners about their experiences throughout their career; from how they got the job, to their feelings on leaving the industry behind, join us to hear their stories. Read more

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Banners and Bees!

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Banners and Bees!

Did you know that today is Don't Step on a Bee Day? Bees have long has an association with mining thanks to their appearance of mining banners! Discover more about the symbol of the bee, and even have a go at creating your own mining banner! Read more

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