1984 miners’ strike in Blaengarw

BBC production,”Coal Stories”. Chris Corcoran presents a four-part children’s series telling the story of coal and its impact on Welsh life

An account of the events of the 1984-1985 coal strike and its impact on Blaengarw as a community. Examines the use of food parcels to provide food to struggling miners and their families, and splits in the community between working and striking miners that are still remembered today.

View via the BBC website here.

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