The Aberfan disaster was the catastrophic collapse of a colliery spoil tip in the
Welsh village of .... The official inquiry later established that the slip happened so
fast that a telephone warning...
Oct 21, 2016 ... AT 9.15am on Friday, October 21, 1966, a disaster struck a small Welsh mining
community which would devastate the village for a generation.
(The Tribunal of Inquiry later established that the disaster happened so quickly
that a telephone warning would not have saved lives.) Down in the village, ...
Oct 21, 2016 ... Dilys Pope, 10, would later describe what happened. She said: "We ... The
graves of the victims of the Aberfan coal disaster. Credit: Steve ...
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.
Oct 21, 2016 ... The story of what happened in the south Wales mining village of Aberfan ...
Similarly, she says, other people did not talk about the disaster, only ...
Oct 20, 2016 ... The Aberfan disaster – Did you know? ... If the slip had happened just a few
minutes earlier, many of the children's deaths may have been ...
Oct 8, 2016 ... 50 years after the Aberfan mining tragedy the South Wales village can never
forget ... But it was a disaster waiting to happen. .... of Work and Pensions who
were going to stop benefits unless he did more to find work as welder.
Oct 14, 2016 ... '116 of our friends died in Aberfan disaster - we feel guilty we survived ... on the
hillside just above Moy Road where the disaster happened. ... There was an
assembly for the whole school first and then we all did some reading ...
Oct 21, 2016 ... "Aberfan happened because of a mix of negligence, arrogance and ... refused to
accept full financial responsibility and the Aberfan Disaster Fund had ... republic -
insisting that the state does not arrest protesters for doing their ...