Miners’ strike – I had two strikes, I had one in ‘74, I think it was, or ’72. They didn’t last long, they only lasted weeks. The main strike was 1984, March the 6th 1984.
A lot of people thought the strike would last maybe three, four weeks, but unfortunately it lasted a 12 month, and that 12 month was the worse 12 months of my bloody life. Not only did it affect me, my wife, my parents, everybody, and…
I can remember two blokes going to Orgreave when there were pickets at Orgreave, I mean that was a terrible place to go to, Orgreave, it caused a lot of people heartbreak, heartache, the lot.
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