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Our mining history

The township of Killingworth in the north of England was a new town established in the 1960’s on and around what was left of the mining community in the area, on land that was home to several pits (mines) including the internationally renowned Killingworth Colliery. Men had been...
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Schools and education

Killingworth is in the Tyne and Wear district of Northumberland so if you have recently moved to the area and have children that you want to get into the education system then there are several schools in the area that serve the town and its residents. There are three primary...
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Killingworth’s local heroes

The town of Killingworth was only established in the 1960’s as demand grew for the construction of ‘new towns’ to cope with overcrowding in many of the UK’s cities, however the area itself has a history dating back centuries and it has produced some well known citizens that are...
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