The miners memorial in Doncaster town centre
The miners memorial in Doncaster town centre

Pictures show how £130,000 miners memorial arrived in Doncaster and detail of the new monument

These pictures show how a £130,000 memorial to Doncaster’s mining industry arrived in the borough today.

Tuesday, 16th February 2021, 5:41 pm

The memorial was created after the Doncaster Free Press ran a year long campaign to help raise the money for the monument which will remember the coal industry and the collieries which were once a familiar sight on the Doncaster landscape, and those who working in the industry. We also show you what the early plans looked like.

In these confusing and worrying times, local journalism is more vital than ever. Thanks to everyone who helps us ask the questions that matter by taking out a subscription or buying a paper. We stand together. Nancy Fielder, editor.

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