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Location - Leeds & District

Cosy Cinema (Miners Institute), Accommodation Road (Burmantofts)
Black & White image23 May 1938 Situated off York Road,Cosy Cinema had originally been called the Miners Institute. Licence had been granted on 18th July 1910, but it may have opened before this. The cinema seated 450 people, it finally closed on 2nd April 1938 and was demolished. On the left is Broadfoot Street, on the gable end is the 'Miners Institute' sign.
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Cosy Cinema (Miners Institute), Accommodation Road (Burmantofts) (1 comment)
Black & White image23 May 1938 Cinema licence granted 18 July 1910, but it may have operated before this, the name was the Miners Institute and it seated 450 people, owned by Excello Pictures Ltd. The name was changed to Cosy on 19 February 1932. It closed on 2nd April 1938, to the left is Broadfoot Street, on the right Back Pleasant Place.
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Miners Arms, Darts Team (Morley)
Black & White image1939. View showing the darts team of the Miner's Arms public house on Albert Road, with some of the trophies they won in 1939. According to the notice on the right they were winners of the Burton Cup and were the Daily Dispatch Yorkshire Area Champions.
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Miners from Savile Pit (Methley) (11 comments)
Black & White image19th September 1963 Group portrait of miners taken after a sit down strike at Savile Pit Bottom. They had been demanding extra pay for working a difficult coal face and came up after three days when the management agreed to discuss their grievance. Savile Colliery was located in Mickletown, a mining village near Methley.
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Morley Low Station, a Blackpool Excursion Train Enters Morley Tunnel (Morley) (2 comments)
Colour imageAugust 1960. View of a Blackpool excursion train pulling out of Morley Low Station and entering Morley Tunnel. The path from the Miner's Arms down the station steps (about 67 of them) can just be seen through the plume of smoke from the locomotive. Concrete barrier fencing has been put around the top of the rock face slopes and the chimney directly over the tunnel belongs to Brunswick Mill. Photograph from the David Atkinson archive.
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