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Emily Ingram

Emily Ingram is a freelance journalist based in Doncaster. She is currently working with Heritage Doncaster to uncover the story of the Women Against Pit Closures movement during the miners' strike of 1984-85.

Remembering the Women’s Pit Camps

In January 1993, women from mining communities set up camps at seven mines facing closure. After a year-long struggle, the pits closed – but not before the camps united supporters around the country.