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Len Biddlecombe, the village that lost its children

Len Biddlecombe, writer and poet – from his book ‘Love of Life’. ¬†The Aberfan disaster was a catastrophic collapse of a colliery spoil tip in the Welsh village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil, on 21 October 1966, killing 116 children and 28 adults. It was caused by a build-up of water in the accumulated rock […]

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Posted in 2015 February, Digest, Len Biddlecombe, Poetry corner0 Comments