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June 18, 2019

On the 18th June 1984 5,000 miners clashed with a similar number of police officers in an attempt to stop supplies leaving the Orgreave coking plant in south Yorkshire. This was Perhaps the most public demonstration of violence to take place during the miners strike and was named the 'Battle of Orgreave' The Miners Strike saw a level of military-style policing that was at that time unprecedented in an industrial dispute. Throughout out the strike pit villages were occupied by police, pickets were turned back by police roadblocks, pickets met mass assault and arrest. By the end of the strike 11,000 miners had been arrested and 152 gaoled. Read more

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