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Sentinel 22nd Jan 1952 page 5.
Two miners killed at Chatterley Whitefield.

Sentinel 24th Jan 1952 page 5.
Inquest into the death of George Heath age 31yrs haulage worker, and Joseph Henry Whitehurst age 26yrs a ripper, both working at Chatterley Whitefield. A witness said the men were walking up the dip while coal drawing was in progress. He told the coroner that the men concerned were holding on to the haulage rope when the loaded wagons run back crushing the two men. He confirmed there were notices posted around the roadways forbidding the practice.

Evening Sentinel January 1st 1952. Late Edition. Page 5.
North Staffordshire Coalfields reported a decrease of 101,059 tons, in 1951 compared to 1950. Output in 1951 was 6,256,598 tons. In 1950 it was 6,357,657 tons.

Evening Sentinel. January 3rd 1952. Final. Page 5.
Two miners were admitted to the N.S.R.I. with injuries sustained at Chatterley Whitfield colliery yesterday. They were Mr. Charles Birchall aged 63, of Block 1, Flat 1, St. John's Wood, Kidsgrove. He received injuries to his legs, when a tub he was loading ran forward. Mr. Harold Clewlow of 5, Sherwood road, Lightwood. Received injuries to his right leg.

Evening Sentinel. January 7th 1952. Final. Page 5.
Town Planning Committee of Newcastle Council, recommended to the Council, to raise no objections to the continued existence of the miners hostel at knutton for a further period of 14 - 21 years. Same Page. For the five weeks of the December 1951 period, North Staffordshire Coalfield output was 567,428 tons. The average weekly tonnage was 113,485 tons. Voluntary Saturday 44,279 tons. Per manshift was 26,10 cwt,

Evening Sentinel. January 7th 1952. Late Edition. Page 1.
Mr. Ellis Smith M.P. for Stoke - on - Trent, South, has received a letter from Minister for Fuel and Power [Mr. Geoffrey Lloyd] replying to his question regarding steel for miners house's in Stoke - on - Trent. More on this article can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinel. January 9th 1952. Late Edition. Page 1.
[Photo] The death as been announced of Mr. Tom Yates, of Hem heath House, Trentham, aged 75. Mr. Yates was Managing Director of Settle Speakmen group of collieries, before Nationalisation. More on this article can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel" Mr. Tom Yates, obituary can be seen in the "Sentinel's" City Final Edition of Friday 11- 1- 52 on Page 4. A report on Mr. Tom Yates funeral can be seen on Page 5 of the Late Edition of the "Sentinal" on 12- 1- 51.

Evening Sentinel. January 10th 1952. Final. Page 1.
[Photo] Almost 80 years old and still working. Mr. Ernest Woodward as worked underground for 65 years at Bellerton colliery Norton. Mr. Woodward began work as a haulage hand at 14, and as spent 47 years at the coalface, until he was 68, then as a telephone operator at the pit bottom

Evening Sentinel. January 12th 1952. Final. Page 1.
A Polish miner, Mr.Benedykt Lukaszewicz, aged 29, of 25, Well Street, Newcastle, was found dead at Sneyd colliery. A inquest is to be held on Tuesday 15th January.

Evening Sentinel. January 15th 1952. City Final. Page 1. At an inquest held in Hanley today, a verdict of accidental death was found on Mr. Benedykt Lukaszewicz, he was found asphyxiated by methane gas.

Evening Sentinel. January 21st 1952. Late. Page 6.
Victoria colliery were winners of last year's North Staffordshire Area mining rescue competition [374 marks out of 400] Sneyd colliery came second. Victoria colliery also came second in the Divisional final.

Evening Sentinel. January 23rd 1952. City Final. Page 6.
A plea by the N.C.B. for Wolstanton colliery to work more coal seams. If this is not allowed, it could lead to men being thrown out of employment. This plea was made by the N.C.B. in an application being heard in the Chancery Division. More on this can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinel. January 24th 1952. City Final Page 6.
Many house's were likely to be rendered inhabitable by the workings of two or three more coal seams, was made by a consulting mining Engineer, in an affidavit read in the Chancery Division today. More on this can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinel. January 26th 1952. Final Page 5.
Long service awards were presented to 19 veteran miner's of Silverdale colliery, last night at the Sneyd Arms Hotel, Silverdale. Miners with at least 50 year's service, provided they were working when the mine's were Nationalised in 1947, qualified for a certificate. One miner with most service, Mr. Herbert Harvey who has 61 year's service, went into the mine's at the age of 16 in 1889.

Evening Sentinel. January 28th 1952. Late Page 5.
Long service awards were presented last night at the Leopard Hotel Burslem, to 5 miners who had worked collectively at Chatterly Whitfield colliery for 295 year's were presented with certificates. More on this can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinel. February 1st 1952. Final Page 1.
Re- Wolstanton Colliery Inquiry. There is a report on today's proceedings on page 1, and yesterday's on page 5.

Evening Sentinel. February 4th 1952. Final Page 1.
North Staffordshire Coalfields output four weeks ending January 26th showed a fall in output compared to the same period last year. Deep mined coal in North Staffordshire was 486,307 tons compared to 502,559 tons in January '51, and 533,397 tons in January '50. Manpower total for the North Staffordshire Area was 19,158, in January '52, 18,887, in December '51, 18,791, in January '51,and 20,007 in January '50.

Late Edition Page 5. Many friends and relatives in the mining industry attended the funeral of, Mr. Daniel Ansell, of 257, Moorland Road, Burslem, who was the Manager of Kemball Training Centre, Fenton, Mr. Ansell who was 63, spent 50 years in the North Staffordshire Coalfield, and rose from pit boy to Colliery Manager.

Evening Sentinel. February 12th 1952. Late Page 4.
"Colliery Cameo" Solid Packing in the Pit. A article by, W.H.C. Same Page. At a meeting of the North Staffordshire Institute of Mining Engineers Next Monday, Mr. E. Bedson will give a paper entitled "experiences with the Meco - Moore cutter - loader at Parkhouse colliery. A full report on this can be seen in the Late Edition of the "Sentinel" on 19th of January. Evening Sentinel. February 14th 1952. City Final Page 6.
Mining Industry's Expansion in North Staffordshire. "The life of Collieries" is a reference to the enormous resources of valuable coal known to exist, was made by the N.C.B. at a public inquiry held at Fenton, Town Hall. More on this can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinel. February 20th 1952. Late Page 5.
The N.C.B. has been given the right to work more seams at Wolstanton colliery for the next 50 years. More on this can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinel. February 25th 1952. Late Page 5.
At Norton Colliery's Official's Annul Diner, held at the George Hotel Burslem, Mr. R. Bennett, North Staffordshire Area Manager for Colliery Official's, stressed that there must be closer attention to detail, and more safety. More on this can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinel. February 29th 1952. Final Page 8.
At a Inquest held today in Newcastle, the Jury returned a verdict of Accidental Death, on Mr. Thomas Wainwright, aged 54, of 7, Viggers Place Knutton. Mr. Wainwright was killed in a roof fall at Holditch colliery Chesterton. Death was due to shock by fracturing the spine and crushed injuries to the chest. Evening Sentinel. March 3rd 1952. City Final. Page 3.
Damages claim by Latvian miner fails. Huseklis Bisenieks aged 29, of4 Havelock place, Shelton, who had to have is leg amputated after an accident at Florence colliery, Longton, on December 11th 1950,was unsuccessful in his claim for damages against the N.C.B. at Stafford Assizes. Page 5. During 1950, the N.C.B., under an agreement with Underground Collieries Deputies, Shotlighters and Overmen Association, paid sickness benefit totaling 1,680, to Deputies in the three pits at Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, an average of 16 per man. At the diner held at the Sneyd Arms Hotel, on Saturday, the Area production Manager, Mr. E. Cope in his after diner speech, hoped that the Deputies would keep healthier this year, and reduce the sickness benefit. More on this can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinel. March 4th 1952. Final. Page 3.
North Staffordshire Coalfield output for the four weeks ending February 23rd showed that deep mined coal output was 500,558 tons, compared with 486,307 tons, in the previous month, and531,579 tons in February 1951. Voluntary Saturday output was 36,622 tons, compared to36,523 tons in January, and 37,966 tons, in February 1951. Manpower for the North Staffordshire Coalfield was 19,755 in February, 19,158 in January, 18988, in February 1951,and 19,755 in February 1950. More on this can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinel. March 5th 1952. Late. Page 3.
More North Staffordshire Opencast Mining Sites Released. Twelve more sites prospected by the Ministry of Fuel and Power and have been found viable for large scale opencast coal mining. The total released is sixty, six sites are still waiting release. The twelve are Bank end, Bedrock, Carside, Coalpit, Jebba, Jos, Kano, Labda, Rake edge, Samsone, Zaria and Sokoto.

Evening Sentinel. March 7th 1952. City Final. Page 4.
For the third successive week Fenton colliery topped there previous best weekly output since 1949, this time with a tonnage of 2,960 tons.

Evening Sentinel. March 10th 1952. City Final. Page 5.
The Victoria colliery were the team winners for the fourth successive year at the North Staffordshire Area Miners Welfare Challenge Shield. The Berry Hill team won the Wynne Challenge Cup. At the presentation it was stated that there were eleven nurses were situated at collieries and it hoped another three would be joining shortly, brining it up to 14 out of the twenty large collieries in the Area who will a full time nurse.

Evening Sentinel. March 12th 1952. Final. Page 5.
While working at Chatterly Whitfield colliery yesterday, Mr. Anthony Brunt an 18 year old miner, of 21 Colley Road, Chell, received injuries to his neck, and was admitted to the N.S.R. I.

Evening Sentinel. March 13th 1952. Late. Page 4.
For the forth successive week, Fenton colliery recorded the best weekly output since the end 1948. The output was 3,097 tons, 137 tons better than last week. North Staffordshire Coalfield output was 129,501 tons, this was 1,300 tons better than the previous highest output this year. Page 5. The Lord Mayor, Alderman Horace Barks, makes a plea for provision in the Budget, for money's to be set aside for subsidence, as coal added to the nation's wealth. More on this can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinel. March 14th 1952. City Final. Page 1.
[Photo] The Lord Mayor, Alderman Horace Barks, with other dignitaries, descending Hem Heath pit to inspect the progress of the sinking of the new shaft.

Evening Sentinel. March 15th 1952. Final. Page 5.
At a meeting of the North Staffordshire Branch of the Institute of Mining surveyors, in Stoke last night, Mr. W. S. Allen, was presented with the first prize in an essay competition. Mr. Allen read his paper, which dealt with the methods of alignment of underground roadway's, 2nd prize was held jointly by Mr. G. Lewis and Mr. D. Wheelhouse.

Evening Sentinel. March 20th 1952. Late. Page 3.
Replying to Mr. Stephen Swingler M. P. for Newcastle under Lyme, the Minister for fuel and Power, [Mr. Geoffrey Lloyd,] in a written Commons answer stated, that 4,649 acres of land had been released from notice of intention, to prospect for opencast coal.

Evening Sentinel. March 22nd 1952. Final. Page 6.
Evidence was given that, Pneumoconiosis was a contributory cause of death, was given at the inquest in Hanley yesterday, on William Swettenham, a 63 year old collier, of 71, Queen Street Fenton. The coroner recorded a verdict in accordance with medical evidence.

Evening Sentinel. March 25th 1952. Final. Page 5.
Mr. Joseph Jones aged 52, a surface worker of, 16, Copley Street, Tunstall, collapsed and died at Chatterly Whitfield colliery yesterday.

Evening Sentinal. March 27th 1952. City Final. Page 7.
The question of house's for miner's was discussed at an interview with the Lord Mayor [H. Barks] the Chairman of Housing [H. Clowes], and representatives of the Ministry of Housing and Local Government was reported today to the City Council. More on this can be seen on Page 8 in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinal. March 28th 1952. City Final. Page 7.
Nine collieries in the North Staffordshire Coalfield last week had their highest weekly output of the year, one colliery, Parkhouse, had the highest output since vesting day, the other collieries were, Norton, Deep pit, Wolstanton, Apedale, Silverdale, Florence, Mossfield and Foxfield. The area's total output of 131,473 tons, was nearly 2,000 tons upon the previous best performance this year. Same Page. Efforts by six men to rescue a Deputy Mr. Joseph Glover, who was trapped and fatally injured by a roof fall at Hem Heath colliery last September, brought an eloquent commendation from the Minister for Fuel and Power. The six men were Dr. I. G. Mott, Mr. Thomas Hawley, Mr. Samuel Barker, Mr. Thomas Degg, Mr. Frederick Beckett, Mr. Jack Ledgar. More on this can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Page 7. An injury which he suffered while working underground at Holditch colliery had no connection with death of Mr. Glyn Parry, aged 32, of 27, Bamber Place, Chesterton, it was stated at an inquest held in Hanley. Mrs. Parry said "he strained his stomach mussels while pulling out a chock, from over the waist, last April." He was admitted to Hospital in January and died last Saturday. The Coroner recorded a verdict in accordance with medical evidence of Dr. C. Giles, who said Mr. Parry died of Congestive Heart Failure due to Polyserositis caused by Rheumaticardtis.

Evening Sentinal. March 29th 1952. Final. Page 1.
[Photo] Chatterly Whitfield colliery, cricket cup competition winners, which was the Hesketh team who won the inter colliery competition.

Page 5. A pit fatality of a rare an unusual accident, which happened without precedent at Mossfield colliery, was described at a Hanley Inquest yesterday on Frank Gregory Symcox, a miner, aged 31, of 14, Wooliscroft Road, Bucknall. Medical evidence was given by Dr. K. Leddy, death was due to paralysis of the of the chest mussels, following spinal injury, constant with a blow from a steel prop. More on this can be seen on this page in the "Sentinel"

Evening Sentinel. April 1st 1952. City Final. Page 4.
Contrasts in Mining Technique. A report was given last night by Mr. E. Loynes, Chief Electrical Engineer for the North West Division of the N.C.B. at a meeting of the north Staffordshire Branch of the Association of Mining Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, at the offices of the N.C.B. at Stoke last night. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page. Page 5 An excellent record of service in the mining industry is held by Mr. Enoch Dale, of 11, Mow Cop Road, Mow Cop, who at 73 years of age is still working underground. Mr. Dale is a Fireman, at the Brown Lees pit of the Victoria colliery. Mr. Dale left school at 12, and as worked for various local collieries in 61 years working underground.

Evening Sentinel. April 2nd 1952. Final. Page 5.
"More Opencast" Sites Freed. All the North Staffordshire opencast mining sites proposed by the Minister for Fuel and Power, official's found unsuitable for large scale mining, have now been released by the Ministry. The last six sites are, Annatts, Belfry, Cauldon, Flatts, Kennel and White hill. Small operators can now obtain licenses.

Evening Sentinel. April 3rd 1952. Late. Page 5.
For the second successive week Parkhouse colliery last week set a new all time record for the pit. In the week ending the 22nd of March, the previous record was broken with an output of 7,006 tons. Fenton colliery with a tonnage of 3,212 tons, last week had it's best performance since May '49. Four other collieries had improved their best performance. Norton, Deep pit, Wolstanton and Silverdale, while a fifth, Madeley had it's best output of the year.

Evening Sentinel. April 7th 1952. City Final Page 5.
North Staffordshire Coalfield output for the first three months of the year, coal production was 1,857,079 tons. It is impossible to get anymore relevant information as the quality of the film is poor. Same Page. There as being a gratifying improvement in the coal mining labour force in North Staffordshire, due principally to the return of ex - miners and the recruitment of juveniles.

Evening Sentinel. April 8th 1952. City Final Page 4.
North Staffordshire Area of mining Surveyors Official's were elected last night at the North Staffordshire Branch of the Institute of Mining Surveyors Annul Meeting. After the election a lecture was given on "The drilling of Boreholes" by Mr. H.A. Blissett a Geologist with the Craelius Company. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

Page 5. Houses for miners referred back. Concern was voiced at last night meeting of Newcastle under Lyme, Rural District Council, more information was sought on the position of local colliers, as it may mean, outside the area getting new houses. Same Page. Mr. Ellis Smith M.P. for Stoke on Trent South, asked the minister for Fuel and Power what action he was taking to obtain the scientific utilisation of coal, and the maxim by - product from coal and what steps are being taken to obtain oil from shale. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

Evening Sentinel. April 10th 1952. City Final Page 4.
By about 5,400 tons, North Staffordshire Coalfield output last week secured it's highest output of 1952 for the week was 136,843 tons. Fenton with an output of 3,468 tons, had it's best output since 1949, while nine other collieries had their best output of 1952, they were Chatterley Whitfield, Norton, Sneyd, deep pit, Wolstanton, Glasshouse, Madeley, Berry Hill and Parkhall.

Evening Sentinel. April 15th 1952. Late Page 4.
"Colliery Cameos" The shaftsmen. By W.H.C. This Article is about shaftsmen in the early part of the twentieth century and how he came into contact with colliery shaftsmen at Old Burley, Watermills and Shadderhill collieries.

Evening Sentinel. April 17th 1952. Late Page 4.
"Colliery Cameos" Pit Names By W.H.C. This article is about pit names and how they came about. Page 5. Leek Rural District Council yesterday approved in principle to build houses for miners subject to be of a traditional type. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

Evening Sentinel. April 18th 1952. Final Page 5.
Preparations are now in place by the N.C.B. for the repair of properties Kinsey Street, Silverdale. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

Evening Sentinel. April 21st 1952. Final Page 5.
Awards to veteran's of the mining industry. Nine miners from Mossfield colliery with 50 years service or more received certificates and a cheque at a concert held at Wesleyan School, Adderley Green, on Saturday. Mr. Rowland Bennett, made the presentations to Mr. J. Tabbinor, (54yrs, 44yrs as Deputy) Mr. J. Collard, (53yrs 46yrs as a face worker) Mr. E. Scragg, (50yrs) Mr. B. Adams, (50yrs) Mr. T. Millner, (50yrs) Mr. T. Cotton, (52yrs)Mr. T Moore, (56yrs) Mr. J. Woolridge, (56yrs) Mr. J Dawson, (52yrs). More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

Evening Sentinel. April 22nd 1952. Final Page 5.
Two miners were fatally injured in an underground accident at Chatterly Whitfield colliery. They were Mr. George Heath aged 31, a haulage hand of Williamson Avenue, Norton, and Mr. Joseph Henry Whithurst, aged 26, a ripper, of Mellor Street, Packmoor. Both men were single. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page. The report of the Inquest is on page 5 of the Final Edition of the "Sentinel" on April 24th.

Evening Sentinel. April 24th 1952. Late Page 3.
It was reported to the City Council today that, the Government proposals for the provision of additional houses for miners, were considered when the housing committee met the builders on Corporation Housing Contracts. The means of producing the additional 1,800 houses required for Stoke on Trent by the end of 1953 was discussed. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

Evening Sentinel. April 25th 1952. Final Page 6.
At the North Staffordshire Technical College, Mr. John G. Bromilow, described trials of the cross - measure borehole method of the drainage of firedamp to the members of the North Staffordshire Institute of mining Engineers. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

Evening Sentinel. April 28th 1952. Late Page 5.
For the fifth year in succession a team from Victoria colliery won the North Staffordshire Area, inter colliery Ambulance competition, held at Heron cross School on Saturday. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page. Page 4. There is a Photograph the North Staffordshire Colliery Managers at there Annual Meeting.

Evening Sentinel. April 30th 1952. Final Page 1.
MR. A.E. Davies, M.P, for Stoke on Trent North, asked in the Commons about the number of house's it was proposing to build in the potteries. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

Evening Sentinel. May 2nd 1952. Final Page 5.
Announcing between 200-300 miner's house's, would be built in Kidsgrove. Assurance has been received from the Ministry of Housing and local Government. Late Edition Page 7. Arising from a shotfiring accident at Hesketh pit, in which a man was injured and three others had narrow escapes, a colliery Deputy was find a total of 3 3s 0d plus costs.

Evening Sentinel. May 5th 1952. Final. Page 5.
Alderman Hancock and the miner's house's. Alderman Hancock advocated that 1,800 miner's house's required by the end of next year should be built outside the City. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

City Final. Edition Page 5. In North Staffordshire the 17 week tonnage was, 2,110,764 tons, compared to 2,178,303 tons, last year. Output from Saturday shift's in the same period was 154,913 tons, compared to 154,618 tons in 1951.

Evening Sentinel. May 6th 1952. Final. Page 5.
The building of 100 new house's at Madeley Moss for miner's is proposed under an N.C.B. scheme, was excepted in principle by Newcastle rural council last night, subject to conditions.

Evening Sentinel. May 7th 1952. City Final. Page 4.
"Colliery Cameo." Some Memories. Memories of the mining Industry

Evening Sentinel. May 10th 1952. City Final. Page 4.
"Colliery Cameo." Have a go. Refers to juveniles in the mining industry

Evening Sentinel. May 12th 1952. City Final. Page 5.
Victoria Colliery won the West Midlands Divisional Area, first aid in mine's competition at Cannock on Saturday With a score of 439.5 out of 600

Evening Sentinel. May 20th 1952. Late. Page 4
Hem Heath Colliery reconstruction, was last night described to member's of the north Staffordshire Institute of Mining Engineer's, by Mr. E. Steele, of the North Staffordshire Area Planing Engineer's West Midland Division of the National Coal Board. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

Evening Sentinel. May 21st 1952. Final. Page 5
Experiments which are being carried out in a model coal mine to eliminate the risk of underground fires, were seen by Stoke on Trent Association of mining Engineer's, during a visit to the Mine's research Station. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

Evening Sentinel. May 24th 1952. Final. Page 5
The City Engineer {Mr. D. F.F. Brewester,} submitted a technical paper on Mining Subsidence. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page.

Evening Sentinel. May 28th 1952. Final. Page 5
Nearly 4 million profit by the N.C.B. in the West Midlands Area. North Staffordshire Area contributed 1,928,415. In a section of the report Hem Heath colliery shaft, as already reached 400 yard's out of the 1,140 it as to go. More on this in the "Sentinel" on this page. Same Page. International coal expert's are to visit Keele to confer on mining, on the 2nd 3rd and 4th of July.

Evening Sentinel. May 29th 1952. City Final. Page 4.
Editorial. Manpower in the Mine's. More on this, is on this page in the "Sentinel." Same Page. The N.C.B. is to bring a Mining Exhibition to the King's Hall Stoke, from June 12th until June 21st, and will be opened by Sir Hubert Houldsworth, QC Chairman of the N.C.B. Page 6. Stoke on Trent City Council topic's included, mining subsidence and Scotia Road Level crossing with the N.C.B. More on this, is on this page in the "Sentinel."

Evening Sentinel. June 2nd 1952 Late. Page 5.
North Staffordshire Coalfield output for the four week's ending, May 24th was, 529,800,tons an increase on the previous of 12,769 tons, and on the corresponding period last year of 15,621 tons, the 21 week tonnage was, 2,640,564 tons, which was 0.19% decrease on the 1951 period. The total manpower for this period is 20,069, of which 6,927 are faceworkers. More on this, is on this page in the "Sentinel."

Evening Sentinel. June 4th 1952 Final. Page 4.
"Colliery Cameo." Bad Ground an article by W.H.C.

Evening Sentinel. June 7th 1952 Late. Page 1.
A 64 year old Burslem man, who worked at Sneyd colliery for more than half a century, died following a fall down stair's at his home, Mr. Albert Horton, of 23, Wood Street, Burslem, fractured his spine. Coroner's verdict was, Accidental Death. Mr. Horton had marvellous working record.

Evening Sentinel. June 9th 1952 City Final. Page 5.
Sneyd Collieries plan for winding up. An Extraordinary General Meeting, is to be held at the George Hotel Burslem on June 30th , a proposal to wind up the Company will be submitted. More on this, is on this page in the "Sentinel."

Evening Sentinel. June11th 1952 Late. Page 5.
North Staffordshire Coalfield output for the first quarter of 1952 was 1,580,465 tons of saleable coal. More on this, is on this page in the "Sentinel."

Evening Sentinel. June12th 1952 Late. Page 1.
{Photograph} "Progress in mine's." A photo, of a pit pony and a desil locomotive haulage system, was shown today in the opening of the exhibition entitled, "Coal in the Service of Man." Same Page. Manpower as reached 20,000 again this year, due to an increase of 1,300 in the last six months.

Evening Sentinel. June13th 1952 City Final. Page 5.
Coal of Quality the Country Needs, was expressed by Sir. Hubert Houldsworth, QC Chairman of the N.C.B. at the opening of the West Midlands Mining Exhibition at the Kings Hall, Stoke. He also praised North Staffordshire miner's, and drew the attention to the fact that the N.C.B. needs more manpower to raise annul output to 9 million tons. More on this, is on page 3 in the June 14th Final Edition of "Sentinel."

Evening Sentinel. June14th 1952 Final. Page 5.
The Mayor of Newcastle under Lyme (Mr. Edward Bond) presented awards at a diner at the Dimsdale Hotel, to celebrate Holditch colliery's athletics' team, who won the inter colliery Cumberbach Trophy, for the forth year in succession. In June 16th Final Edition of the Sentinal, there is a Photograph of the presentation on page 3.

Evening Sentinel. June17th 1952 Final. Page 1.
Newcastle Rural Council last night approved building of 100 new home's for miner's by the N.C.B. Housing Association. More on this, is on this page in the "Sentinel." Page 5. Mr. Stephen Swingler. MP for Newcastle under Lyme, is to ask the minister for Fuel and Power, if he is aware of the situation of small pits in this area being overstocked, and as a result having to reduce production. More on this, is on this page in the Sentinel. The reply is in the Late Edition of June 17th on page 3.

Evening Sentinel. June18th 1952. Late. Page 5.
Victoria Colliery will be representing the N.C.B. West Midlands Division in the Final of the National First Aid Competition held in Blackpool on Saturday.

Evening Sentinel. June19th 1952. Late. Page 5.
"Colliery Cameo." Pit men at play. An article by W.H.C.

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