Laura Pidcock's speech at Thomas Hepburn Memorial Service

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Farewell to Rodney Bickerstaffe

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Durham Miners have paid tribute to Rodney Bickerstaffe, a giant of the Labour movement, who has died aged 72.

An inspirational trade unionist, Rodney worked tirelessly throughout his life to improve the conditions of working people. The former Unison General Secretary was a great friend to the miners, providing moral and financial support during the 1984-85 strike.

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Jeremy Corbyn Pays Tribute to Dave Hopper and Dave Guy at Durham Miners' Gala 2017

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Jeremy Corbyn's Passionate Speech at the Durham Miners' Gala 2017

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Watch: Matt Wrack's Emotional Tribute to the Firefighters at Grenfell Tower

Watch Matt Wrack's emotional, powerful tribute to the firefighters at Grenfell Tower. Matt, the general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union, was speaking at the 133rd Durham Miners' Gala
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The Most Spectacular Gala in Living Memory

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On Saturday more than 200,000 people came together for the 133rd Durham Miners’ Gala in a spectacular celebration of our heritage and our values.
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Statement on County Durham Teaching Assistants

The Durham Miners' Association have learned today that Unison and ATL members have voted to reject the latest offer from Durham County Council.Durham_TAs_2.jpg

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Camping at Durham Miners' Gala 2017

18222495_686406714878538_738773749419701245_n.jpgWe are expecting about 200,000 people this year as they flock to see Jeremy Corbyn's first major rally since the election.

There's hardly an affordable hotel room left in the city.

So, grab your tent, caravan or camper and head for Houghall College. (Directions here)

 

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Huge Crowds in the North East for Jeremy Corbyn's Message of Hope

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Last night, we were proud to join more than 10,000 people at Labour's General Election rally in Gateshead.

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Durham Miners: 5 Reasons Why We Say Vote Labour

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The Durham Miners' Association was formed to protect the rights and welfare of our communities. The DMA has fought long and hard to bring fairness and humanity to our society.

Today, we call on the people of County Durham and the North East to remember what the Tories are, the millionaires they represent and the savage cuts they will impose on our children, our health service, our older people and the most vulnerable.

There are many reasons to vote Labour. The future of our communities and our country depends on it.

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