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.
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
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