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Aberfan disaster

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The Aberfan disaster was a catastrophic collapse of a colliery spoil tip in the Welsh village of .... When word of the Aberfan disaster reached him, Robens did not immediately go .... Not villains, ...

Aberfan Disaster Description

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(The Tribunal of Inquiry later established that the disaster happened so quickly that ... 144 people died in the Aberfan disaster: 116 of them were school children.

BBC ON THIS DAY | 21 | 1966: Coal tip buries children in Aberfan

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Tragedy hits the Welsh village of Aberfan as a coal slag tip engulfs a school burying ... The last body was recovered nearly a week after the disaster happened.

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Jan 10, 2007 ... This was my first college project I did back in 2006. .... My great great great grandad helped out in the aberfan disaster and he survived ... being completely broken at what happened...such a strong man that still here today.

The Aberfan Disaster - Think Geography

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Aberfan lies on the banks of the River Taff and was overlooked by the tips of the ... be done to spoil tips to make sure that disasters like this do not happen again?

Aberfan Disaster: Page 1 - Alan George's Old Merthyr Tydfil

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Photographs of the Aberfan Disaster 1966, Merthyr Tydfil. ... Vale tower above the Pantglas area and if they were to move a very serious situation would occur'.

A tragedy remembered: Aberfan, the village that lives in the shadow ...

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Oct 20, 2006 ... Many of the people of Aberfan still cannot bring themselves to speak of it. ... Forty years on from the disaster some parents, now in their seventies, still ... In common with many other survivors she did not talk about that day for years. .... wondering how a benevolent God could allow such a thing to happen.

On This Day: 116 schoolchildren killed after slag heap collapses in ...

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Oct 18, 2013 ... The fact that lives could have been spared if the collapse had happened just minutes earlier or a few hours later made the Aberfan disaster ...

Aberfan: no end of a lesson | History and Policy

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Feb 5, 2007 ... The fortieth anniversary of the Aberfan disaster (21 October 1966), ..... the safety regulation of the nuclear industry - but that did not happen until ...

Playground memorial to 116 children killed in Aberfan disaster ...

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Mar 22, 2012 ... But local parents are outraged after the council admitted it did not have the ... Playground memorial to 116 children killed in Aberfan disaster ...

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BBC ON THIS DAY | 21 | 1966: Aberfan - a generation wiped out

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Your memories of the disaster in the Welsh mining village which left 144 people ... Little did he or any of us know know the consequence of what had happened.

Remembering the Aberfan disaster - 45 years ago today - The ...

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Oct 21, 2011 ... Today marks the 45 anniverasary of the Aberfan landslide disaster. ... It is a mercy that lessons in the secondary school did not start until .... The memorial to them is beautiful but it is an event that should never have happened.

Aberfan 1966 - AGOR

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Red Line. The Aberfan disaster occurred at 9:15am on Friday October 21st 1966. Coal waste from the mountain above the village rushed down the mountain, ...