Children of the Miners’ Strike


One mum’s fight to stop heroin killing the kids of a former mining town

Coal was once said to run through the veins of pit villagers, but now, for many of the youngsters who live in former mining communities, it’s heroin. Gary Marsh has been in and out of prison for the past few years with drug problems, but dismayed at the collapse of the community he grew up in, his mum Donna is determined to fight the community decay, and get Gary clean.