Pictures as major memorial to Derbyshire’s miners takes shape near Chesterfield
Click here to see pictures of the Walking Together memorial A poignant memorial to miners in Derbyshire is rapidly taking shape in the former coalfields near Chesterfield.
Eleven new life-size steel figures forming tghe latest stage of the ‘Walking Together’ mining memorial were unveiled at Markham Vale.
Once completed, the ‘Walking Together’ memorial will take the form of 106 figures stretching between the village of Duckmanton, and the former pithead of Markham Colliery.
This walking trail of figures symbolises a miner’s journey to the pit and back home again.
The new figures – which will... read more
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