Linby Colliery Electrical Apprentice 1982
A very young Darren Phillips Apprentice Electrician at Linby Colliery in 1982. After finishing his apprenticeship in 1985 Darren continued his education and achieved the IMEMME Hons (Electrical Engineers) qualification in 1988-1990. Following the demise of Linby in 1988 Darren moved to Rufford Colliery where he remained until it’s premature closure in 1993. After leaving the mining industry Darren went on to have a sucessful career as a Principal Officer (Senior Manager) within Local Government. He still lives in the Hucknall area.