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Direct action! Seventy years of strikes in pictures from the GNM Archive
This photograph shows Mr Bill Kirton as he salutes the end of the miners’ strike in the welfare club at Sharleston colliery, March 1974. Industrial action by the miners over pay led to the introduction of a three-day-week by Conservative prime minister Edward Heath in December 1973 to conserve electricity. Wages were eventually increased by 35% following the election of a Labour government in October 1974.
https://flic.kr/p/sgcKNk | Wales' abandoned buildings: Boys Village, St Athan | St Athan Boys' Village was a village-style holiday camp located in West Aberthaw, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Philanthropist David Davies, 1st Baron Davies of Llandinam and president of the Ocean Coal Company and his Welfare Officer Captain J. Glynn Jones, co-founders of the Boys' Clubs of Wales were first inspired to build a holiday camp for the sons of miners from the South Wales Coalfield in the early 1920s…