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IN MEMORIUM

Fifty-Two years ago today, at 9:30 in the morning, a colliery waste tip slid down a mountainside and slammed into the very heart of the mining village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. The landslide engulfed a farm cottage,

NEVER FORGET

THIRTY YEARS NEVER FORGET NEVER FORGIVE   NEVER SURRENDER

ABERFAN

At 9.15 am on Friday, October 21, 1966 a waste tip slid down a mountainside into the mining village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales. It first destroyed a farm cottage in its path, killing all the occupants.