Webteam: December 2017
Minnie Pit Disaster Centenary 2018
The Minnie Pit Disaster Centenary will be commemorated by various events in January 2018 and at other times during the year. Our web site now has a new page added under THE VILLAGE tab which includes details about events at Halmer End Methodist Church and other organisations in the area. There is also reference to other sources of information about the Centenary.
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On Sunday 14th January 2018, the chapel was full for the Service of Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Minnie Pit disaster. Led by Rev'd John Palmer and Dr. Jill Barber (Vice President of the Methodist Conference in the 2015 -- 2016 year), the service was broadcast live by Radio Stoke represented by Lamont Howie. This brought to an end a full weekend of events at different...
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