Justice for Mineworkers Xmas Appeal

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Support the People's Takeaway

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The People's Takeaway is a radical new volunteer-led project to support families in crisis within East Durham by providing hot meals delivered to people's doors just like a normal takeaway.

The former mining community of East Durham is one of the UK’s most disadvantaged communities.

East Durham Trust has delivered over 2,000 food parcels in the last 12 months. The Trust has also fed over 2,000 children as part of their Holiday Hunger provision

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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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