Act now to combat half term hunger crisis

Thousands of children will go hungry without immediate Government action. That is the view of Labour leaders trying to combat a half term hunger emergency, who have called out the Prime Minister and County Durham Tory MPs to do more to ensure youngsters are fed when...

County’s COVID fightback continues

County Durham Labour has outlined the extra-ordinary emergency measures implemented to protect people’s health. As the latest lockdown rules come into force across the region, the County Council Labour administration is stepping up emergency response plans to support...

Labour hits out at Government A-Level disarray

Labour leaders in one of the areas most impacted by A-Level downgrades has called for the Government’s Education Minister to stand down amid ongoing A-Level chaos. Olwyn Gunn, County Durham’s portfolio holder for education, criticised the silence from Gavin...
New bus station will benefit all communities

New bus station will benefit all communities

County Durham Labour has outlined the considerable community impact that the regeneration of Durham Bus Station will deliver. Plans have been approved that will see the station, on North Road, torn down and a new attractive modern transport hub built in its place....
Funding boost for Ferryhill as lockdown measures ease

Funding boost for Ferryhill as lockdown measures ease

A DURHAM county councillor has secured over £5,000 in funding to help three popular community centres open their doors once lockdown measures are eased. Cllr Peter Atkinson, a Ferryhill Labour councillor of 13 years, has raised much-needed funding to ensure Ferryhill...

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