VIDEO: Former deputy recalls the perils of working down the pit

Ex-miner Geoff Coe from Worksop worked at various local collieries in his 40 year career.

Here he tells Worksop Guardian reporter Hayley Gallimore about the perils of the pits.

Former miner Geoff Coe speaks to Guardian reporter Hayley Gallimore about life down the pit (NWGU-10-02-14 RA 2a)

Former miner Geoff Coe speaks to Guardian reporter Hayley Gallimore about life down the pit (NWGU-10-02-14 RA 2a)

Geoff recalls dangerous disasters where men nearly died at Manton and Whitwell mines.