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The Bolsover Colliery Company was established in 1890 and initially sank a colliery to the Deep Hard coal at Bolsover.

The most distinctive feature of farming in modern Bolsover was the creation of an estate of smallholdings intended to give unemployed men and their

The history of education in Bolsover falls into several well-defined phases.

Since the closure of Bolsover colliery in 1993 great efforts have been made by central and local government, and other bodies to regenerate the com