The mood was buoyant and banners were held high at Durham at the weekend. PETER LAZENBY reports
Monday 10th Jul 2017
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Bullying is unacceptable - but beware MPs who claim every attempt to hold them accountable is intimidation
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JEREMY CORBYN talks about the proud tradition of the Durham Miners’ Gala, patriotism and the return of two-party politics
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
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The Durham miners never gave up on their socialist principles – principles that are now reinvigorated in the era of Corbynism, says ALAN CUMMINGS
STEVE SWEENEY meets two Communist Party activists who helped distr
A RECORD crowd is expected tomorrow at the 133rd annual Durham Miners’ Gala after last year’s event drew in 150,000 people.
More supporters are set to join Europe’s biggest celebration of the labour and trade union movement following Labour Party’s success in whittling down the...
Friday 7th Jul 2017
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JEREMY CORBYN has been confirmed to speak at this year’s Durham Miners’ Gala, which will take place next month.One of Europe’s biggest annual celebrations of the labour and trade union movement, the gala attracted 150,000 people last year.Other...
Sunday 11th Jun 2017
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SOCIALISTS and trade unionists in Derbyshire raised £240 yesterday to support the Durham Miners’ Gala.
The gala in July is one of Europe’s biggest labour movement celebrations, attracting more than 100,000 people and dozens of union banners for a march through the...
Monday 13th Feb 2017
Trade unionists pay respects to legendary miners’ leader
Friday 29th Jul 2016
DAVE HOPPER was born on April 8 1943, the first son of Timothy and Barbara, in a small colliery house directly opposite the gates of Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland, where his father worked.
His primary education was basic and, at a time when fewer than 10 per cent of...