Workers' Liberty 1, May 1985. Starved, Battered, Defiant: Magnificent Miners. The Story of the 1984-5 Strike

The Great Miners Strike 1984-5: Twelve Months that Shook Britain: the Story of the Strike

Submitted by martin on 4 November, 2008 - 5:09 Author: Sean Matgamna and Martin Thomas

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In the small hours of Monday March 12 1984, hundreds of Yorkshire miners moved across the border from Yorkshire into Nottinghamshire. Their destination was Harworth pit, and by the evening shift they had picketed it out.