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Labour committed to County Durham

Labour committed to County Durham

Labour has reaffirmed its commitment to play a lead role in securing a bright future for County Durham, despite today losing the leadership of the council. Labour Group Leader, Cllr Carl Marshall, said: “Congratulations to Amanda Hopgood for becoming Leader of Durham...

Labour Leader backs County Durham jobs plan

Labour Leader backs County Durham jobs plan

Labour leader Keir Starmer today applauded County Durham Labour’s ambitious plans to create tens of thousands of new jobs and revitalise the local economy. Ahead of Thursday’s local elections, Starmer was joined in Durham by Labour’s Deputy Leader Angela Rayner. The...

Labour candidates take on the roadhogs

Labour candidates take on the roadhogs

Sherburn Division’s Labour candidates David Hall and Bill Kellett invited Durham’s Police and Crime Commissioner candidate, Joy Allen to the village to discuss issues surrounding nuisance road users. Dangerous drivers, HGVs, speeders and off-road motorcycles were on...

Defibrillator keeps community heart beating

Defibrillator keeps community heart beating

A life-saving community defibrillator has been installed in a Durham village, thanks to the backing of the Labour ward councillor. The emergency apparatus was mounted in West Rainton, thanks to the work of West Rainton and Leamside Village Partnership and funding...