Durham Miners are launching their bid to save the historic Pitman's Parliament.
Redhills, the 102-year-old miners' hall in Durham City, is in need of a massive restoration programme.
Its magnificent council chamber (or Pitman's Parliament) is in poor repair and needs urgent conservation work.
The Durham Miners' Association (DMA) is asking the people of the county to sponsor a seat to support its preservation.Read more
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