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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 Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil, on 21 October 1966, which killed 116 ...

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 dead. ... It took just five minutes for the coal tip above Aberfan to slide down the ...

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

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Photographs of the Aberfan Disaster 1966, Merthyr Tydfil.

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Jan 10, 2007 ... Being a 6yr old Ebbw Vale boy at the time I remember Aberfan as if it ... My great great great grandad helped out in the aberfan disaster and he ...

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. In this post, Brett Cherry and I review the events of that day and consider the ...

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, ...

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 disaster: Poignant service marks 48 years since the tragedy ...

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Oct 22, 2014 ... The private service at Aberfan Cemetery and St Benedict's Church included prayers and laying of wreaths.

Aberfan Disaster 1966- Mining Accident Database

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The Aberfan disaster was a catastrophic collapse of a colliery spoil tip in the Welsh village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil, on 21 October 1966, killing 116 ...

How the Queen kept her promise to the families of the Aberfan tragedy

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Sep 8, 2015 ... Aberfan may be the scene of the Queen's greatest regret, but those who lived through the disaster in this small Welsh village say it is also the ...

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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 at ... Three people died in the farm hit by the disaster and a pregnant woman ...

Aberfan Disaster

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Set up as part of a project to catalogue and conserve an archive of material relating to the 21 October 1966 disaster.

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

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Mar 22, 2012 ... Playground memorial to 116 children killed in Aberfan disaster ripped up because health and safety bosses say it's 'too dangerous' for today's ...