Alternative Reference numberSY711/V2/1
TitleInterview with Les Smith, shopkeeper, Brampton High Street
DescriptionTopics covered:

Side 1:
The help he gave to the striking miners, how his business was affected, violence at pit by outsiders, description of disturbances at "battle of Brampton", attitudes towards police, hardships suffered by himself and others, bitterness in community, march back to work, activities of women's support group, divisions caused by strike, plaque he and his wife were presented with. Mrs Smith describes violence at "battle of Brampton" and incident when their backyard was full of police.

Side 2:
Mr Smith continues description of damage done during disturbances and talks about his contact with the media.
Date31 Jan 1986
Extent1 item
FormatAudio cassette
AccessConditionsUse ROM/36
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