Community marks coal mine closure

Hundreds of people have marched through a Yorkshire pit village to mark the closure of one of the last deep coal mines in the UK. Maltby Colliery has been mothballed by owners Hargreaves Services, who decided it was no longer viable earlier this year.

Click play to view a video of the march and Rev Peter Craig-Wild, vicar of Maltby, leading a service at the cemetery.

Maltby miners march on Saturday......with the colliery on the sky line'  See Story Steve Martin Slack  Picture Chris Lawton   06/04/13

Maltby miners march on Saturday......with the colliery on the sky line' See Story Steve Martin Slack Picture Chris Lawton 06/04/13