Jubilee Colliery:

Without delay, we can announce that Chris Sunderland, a photographer, is the proud winner of the flight over Oldham together with local historian Alan Davies. Despite the sudden hail shower, it was certainly worthwile for him to brave the  cold. The snow outing also proved lucky for young winners Bethany Alberson and Ella Rawson (both 10) who were excited to each win the 1-year adoption of one of the pit ponies at the National Coal Mining Museum for England in Wakefield. Ernie and Eric, the ponies, will be glad to have such enthusiastic carers.Two more winners took away a bright yellow mining-themed T-shirt featuring the name of the colliery and designed by the Jubilee team

Some of us lost sleep over the event last Sunday, showing just how much we wanted this to be a success. We worked hard and made sure that there were also many treats for people…

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