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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Open Door Wheel Walk

Open Door Stoke-on-Trent (http://www.opendoorstokeontrent.co.uk) are organising a charity walk around Apedale to support their work with homeless and vulnerable people. Tickets include a bowl of lobby, a roll and a drink. Contact the number shown below for information and booking. PLEASE NOTE: The meeting point address is incorrect on the image below it should be […]

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Our Visit to the Minnie Pit Event

At the Minnie Pit Memorial Event, last Sunday, we met quite a few people who were descendants of Minnie Pit miners. One gentleman brought this scout belt buckle with him, which belonged to Bernard Spode, a haulage worker. Bernard was just 14 when he died of terrible injuries in the disaster, and this item helped […]

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Minnie Pit Remembrance Event 2016

Next weekend the Minnie Pit Disaster Remembrance event will be held at the Methodist Chapel in Halmer End (ST7 8AD).   Saturday 9th January 2pm: The Audley and District Family History Society will be launching their new publication “Halmer End in the 1920s”   Sunday 10th January 11am to 3pm: Various groups, organisations and individuals […]

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