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 provisionRead more
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.Read more
The Durham Miners' Association have learned today that Unison and ATL members have voted to reject the latest offer from Durham County Council.Read more
We 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)
Last night, we were proud to join more than 10,000 people at Labour's General Election rally in Gateshead.Read more