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Ashington, Northumberland

All of the stories are set in the mining village of Ashington, Northumberland in the North East of England in the late 1950s. 

 

Location of Ashington, Northumberland, England
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Ashington was then at the centre of the mining industry, and was known as 'the biggest pit village in the world.'