NORTH EAST TOWN THAT FELT THE ICY BLAST OF CHANGE

An article in the Durham Times summing up Thatcher with a Consett perspective.

http://www.durhamtimes.co.uk/news/margaretthatcherdeath/10342146.print/
And another article from the Northern Echo
‘Thatcher Will be remembered for Closing Consett Steel Works’

http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/local/northdurham/consett/10341089._Thatcher_will_be_remembered_for_closing_Consett_Steelworks_/

Plus an article from January 16, 1994 in the Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/first-they-shut-the-consett-works-and-then-came-recession-but—-the-steel-remains-the-county-durham-town-rose-from-ruin-but-went-to-the-brink-again-as-the-economy-faltered-david-bowen-found-a-success-story-built-on-the-spirit-of-those-who-came-to-pick-up-the-pieces-1407302.html

Newspaper articles on the ‘The Works’

Evening Chronicle 2010
The article looks back at the closure thirty years later.

http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/consett-remembers-closure-steelworks-1410963

Durham Mining Museum has a variety of newspaper articles.
Here is the link:
http://www.durhamrecordoffice.org.uk/Pages/AdvancedSearchCatalogueDetail.aspx?SearchType=Param&SearchID=fb792a36-26f7-424e-bbc1-399eef565c53&Page=2&ItemID=169236

Article on Garry O’Hagan’s Book. Garry came to one of our events at the Lodge.
http://www.darlingtonandstocktontimes.co.uk/history/9233502.Memories_of_a_steel_town/

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