EXCLUSIVE: Thoresby Colliery will close by the end of 2015
The general secretary of the Union of Democratic Mineworkers (UDM), Mick Stevens, spoke to Chad this afternoon to clarify that more than 200 jobs are set to go with immediate effect, and the remaining 400 will go by the Autumn of 2015.
It comes after owners UK Coal, who own a string of mines across the country, revealed this week that they needed ‘at least’ £10 million to keep them open.
Mr Stevens said the union would continue to fight for the workers.
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