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Council makes final appeal for ex-miners and workers from Gedling Colliery to get in touch

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A council are making a final appeal for former miners at Gedling Colliery to get in touch in a bid to reunite them for an event being held to mark 25 years since the pit’s closure.

Gedling Borough Council say that nearly 100 ex-miners and workers from the colliery have now been in touch since they first put out the appeal late last month, but there are still plenty more to find.

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Those who have been in touch with the council are being invited to a special event to be held on November 7 at the former Gedling Miners Welfare Club, which is being organised with help from Friends of Gedling County Park.

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Any ex-miners or family members of people who worked at the pit are to contact one of the event organisers, Rob McCleary, on 0115 901 3773 or by email communications@gedling.gov.uk with their details.

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