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Walton's Millennium Star with points of the compass pointing to places of local interest.
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The Millennium Gate, 5th April 2011.
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Close up of the centre of the Millennium Star, the points of the compass indicate places of local interest. Photographed 5th April 2011.
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The Walton Colliery Disaster 22nd April 1959
Commemorative Plaque inside the Millennium Gate.
As for Walton Collery itself, apart from the regenerated slagheaps, there appears to little be acknowledgement visible of the mining past that was part of the life of Walton and Crofton.

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The Millennium Gate, January 2001.
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Walton Village Hall showing the Millennium Clock.
Photographed 13th January 2011.
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The Village Hall in May 2000.
The doctors' surgery at the far end of the hall was still there, it has now been replaced by a private residence.
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The Millennium Gate and Village Hall. The parish council holds its meetings in the hall here and other organisations also make use of it.
Photographed 5th April 2011
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The Millennium Gate and the playing field. The seat in the centre of the picture was sponsored by the Women's Institute in 2000.

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