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Grimethorpe Revival, Mel Dyke

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From 1973 she was employed at Bretton Hall College and then the University of Leeds as an education lecturer and link tutor. It wasn't that good a year for Grimethorpe either with the Government's announcement that 31 coal mines would close. Mel is currently a link teacher in schools across Yorkshire and a Lecturer for the University of Leeds. It gives first-hand experience of the effects of some of the results of Mrs Thatcher's policies. The outcome then was positively motivated youngsters, with some remarkable and diverse results r. Twenty years on the left, right and centre views of some those involved, are re-visited to bring together the finer elements of past, present and future.

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Pen and Sword Books: Grimethorpe Revival

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Twenty years on the left, right and centre views of some those involved, are re-visited to bring together the finer elements of past, present and future. It wasn't that good a year for Grimethorpe either with the Government's announcement that 31 coal mines would close. Abstract: This is a unique archive of children's hopes, fears, views and memories during times when political shifts affected and risked educational potential, performance and aspiration. The E-mail message field is required. . The outcome then was positively motivated youngsters, with some remarkable and diverse results right up to the present day. Crime went from 30 per cent below the national average to 20 per cent above and some families fled.

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Grimethorpe Revival by Mel Dyke

grimethorpe revival dyke mel

Mel, whose father worked at the pit, says the household names have helped to inspire a revival. Determined not simply to wait for predictable and drastic affect closure would have, she a spearheaded a creative counter movement. Mel is currently a link teacher in schools across Yorkshire and a Lecturer for the University of Leeds. It serves as a daily reminder of the thousands of blackened miners who lived, breathed and, in some cases, died for the community built on coal. So January of that year was not only the end of those 31 pits, but also the away of life in the traditional communities they supported. A Barnsley miner's daughter, Mel Dyke had worked in schools and colleges in the coalfields since the 1960s often using mining themes to raise aspiration and forging links through the support of local role models.

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Grimethorpe Revival: Celebrity Support for a Coalfield Community eBook: Mel Dyke: in10.com.br: Kindle Store

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Chapter 9 -- BalloonsChapter 10 -- Everyman, Closure and Sheffield Coal Week; Chapter 11 -- International Women's Day; Chapter 12 -- Faith 2005; Chapter 13 -- The 1st Miners' Memorial Service; Chapter 14 -- Finale or Future; Final Acknowledgements. Both were born and bred in the borough and are passionate about supporting their home town and the great work of the museum service. No-one could have foreseen the range of responses to the gloriously positive fight put up by that little community; from Westminster to Buckingham and Lambeth Palaces - and even an artichoke field in France! No-one could have foreseen the range of responses to the gloriously positive fight put up by that little community; from Westminster to Buckingham and Lambeth Palaces - and even an artichoke field in France! Determined not simply to wait for predictable and drastic affect closure would have, she a spearheaded a creative counter movement. A former deputy head at Grimethrope's Willowgarth High School, Mel led a book-in-a-day project, with contributions from miners, families and schoolchildren, about the closure of the local colliery. New link roads, 50 new businesses, around 2,500 jobs and 500 extra homes resulted. I had been in the job two weeks.

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New Barnsley Museums Heritage Trust patrons announced

grimethorpe revival dyke mel

A Barnsley miner's daughter, Mel Dyke had worked in schools and colleges in the coalfields since the 1960s often using mining themes to raise aspiration and forging links through the support of local role models. No-one could have foreseen the range of responses to the gloriously positive fight put up by that little community; from Westminster to Buckingham and Lambeth Palaces - and even an artichoke field in France! Grimethorpe Revival: Author Mel Dyke, far left, with the guests the original Calendar Girls and Lord John Prescott. A Barnsley miner's daughter, Mel Dyke had worked in schools and colleges in the coalfields since the 1960s often using mining themes to raise aspiration and forging links through the support of local role models. Brassed Off: Stars of the film, made in Grimethorpe, from left, Ewan McGregor, Jim Carter,Peter Martin, Stephen Tomkinson and Phil Jackson. When career prospects for girls were equally at risk in mining dominated areas it reveals how a creative counter movement in a coalfield community during the bleak days of the 1990s pit closures was strengthened and supported by a namedropping backlash of heartening support wiping out boundaries of class or political slant. But when the pit shut in 1993 Grimethorpe became the poorest village in England. She was Deputy Head in Grimethorpe's Willowgarth High School when the announcement came.

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New Barnsley Museums Heritage Trust patrons announced

grimethorpe revival dyke mel

Mel has worked as a bank clerk, barmaid and teacher all ages from infants to post graduates in many different schools and Universities. She now works as an independent writing and educational professional. Twenty years on the left, right and centre views of some those involved, are re-visited to bring together the finer elements of past, present and future. Combining her own previous experiences with work already begun in the school in 1984 by Head of English Max Bristowe, she sought nationwide support. So January of that year was not only the end of those 31 pits, but also the away of life in the traditional communities they supported.

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Pen and Sword Books: Grimethorpe Revival

grimethorpe revival dyke mel

As featured in the Barnsley Chronicle. But people were passionate about it. Mel has worked as a bank clerk, barmaid and teacher all ages from infants to post graduates in many different schools and Universities. This is a unique archive of children's hopes, fears, views and memories during times when political shifts affected and risked educational potential, performance and aspiration. Joann Fletcher is an Egyptologist and professor in the Department of Archaeology at the University of York. Combining her own previous experiences with work already begun in the school in 1984 by Head of English Max Bristowe, she sought nationwide support.

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Grimethorpe Revival: Brassed Off pit village fights back

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When career prospects for girls were equally at risk in mining dominated areas it reveals how a creative counter movement in a coalfield community during the bleak days of the 1990s pit closures was strengthened and supported by a namedropping backlash of heartening support wiping out boundaries of class or political slant. Music legend Billy Joel was moved to receive a copy. She was also recently awarded the Freedom of the Borough of Barnsley, and works closely with Barnsley Museums. Ironically it was also the year that the Grimethorpe Colliery Band won the World Brass Band Championship with a superb score of 99 marks out of a possible 100. She was Deputy Head in Grimethorpe's Willowgarth High School when the announcement came. The outcome then was positively motivated youngsters, with some remarkable and diverse results right up to the present day.

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Grimethorpe Revival by Mel Dyke

grimethorpe revival dyke mel

And the pain of that is still very real to the people it touched. Ironically it was also the year that the Grimethorpe Colliery Band won the World Brass Band Championship with a superb score of 99 marks out of a possible 100. Combining her own previous experiences with work already begun in the school in 1984 by Head of English Max Bristowe, she sought nationwide support. But they could not destroy the spirit in that community. Determined not simply to wait for predictable and drastic affect closure would have, she a spearheaded a creative counter movement. Ironically it was also the year that the Grimethorpe Colliery Band won the World Brass Band Championship with a superb score of 99 marks out of a possible 100. About the Author Mel Dyke was born in Barnsley and has two children and five grandchildren.

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