Wartime Rationing

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Wartime Rationing

As we celebrate VE Day, we're looking back on what rationing was and why it had to take place to ensure that there was enough food to go around, as well as looking at how it impacted the lives and health of miners. Read more

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Let there be light!

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Let there be light!

In the Victorian era, before electricity arrived, miners had to use candles to create light while working underground as it was so dark they couldn't even see their hands in front of their faces! But they weren't any old candle they were tallow candles Read more

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