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Author Eckington Colliery closure?
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Eckington Colliery closure?
Posted: 16/05/2019 20:39:23
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I have heard on the 'grapevine' that ECKINGTON COLLIERY(Drift mine) on Derbys/South Yorks border closed in January 2019. Is this correct?
Note: Also called Rotherside Mine according to "British Small Mines (South)" publication - A.J. Booth (2001).
Historical note: Many years ago, when I worked for EME, I occasionally visited this mine to inspect the electrical substation, which was located on the surface, well away from the drifts.
Cheers,
Paul.Sad
IP: 31.54.212.67 Edited: 17/05/2019 13:05:13 by (moderator)
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A different sort of sad news!
Posted: 17/05/2019 07:53:41
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Yes, it is true and quite recent. IP: 92.14.153.218
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A different sort of sad news!
Posted: 17/05/2019 10:06:38
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That's sad Sad

How come?

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A different sort of sad news!
Posted: 17/05/2019 11:24:10
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RAMPAGE wrote:

That's sad Sad

How come?


Numerous aspersions being cast here, most to do with slightly nefarious money movements.

https://www.28dayslater.co.uk/threads/eckington-colliery-drift-mine.116260/

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A different sort of sad news!
Posted: 17/05/2019 12:50:51
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"Assetz Capital" - the name sound like they would have loan shops on any shite high street between the tanning salon and the bookies

"neither a lender nor a borrower be"

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Eckington Colliery closure?
Posted: 17/05/2019 13:05:45
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Moderation: Title edited for clarity

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Eckington Colliery closure?
Posted: 18/05/2019 21:03:14
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Thanks, Les. IP: 81.152.2.159
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Eckington Colliery closure?
Posted: 18/05/2019 23:01:00
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Sort of expected, as coal is an anathema in our modern age

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