No Official Enquiry into Orgreave, Says Home Secretary

Yesterday the home secretary Amber Rudd announced that there would be no statutory enquiry or independent review into the infamous ‘Battle of Orgreave’. The...

Nissan to Stay in North East – and Massively Expand Plant

Japanese car giant Nissan has announced that it intends to keep its Sunderland plant open. And the company has also revealed that it is...

More Durham Teaching Assistants Vote to Strike

Last week, this magazine reported that County Durham’s teaching assistants who belong to the Unison trade union had voted to strike. Now the members...

Robots Could Pinch Our Jobs, Says North East MP

Having to talk to robots when you ring up the tax office, the increasing number of self-service tills in shops – have you ever...

New Deal for Durham’s Teaching Assistants

Durham County Council is to offer its teaching assistants a ‘final deal’ in a bid to end a long-running dispute over new contracts. The...

Local Para Olympians are Leading the Way

The planning is done, the training is over, the big day for Team GB Para Olympians has arrived. The 2016 Para Olympic Games starts with...

Don’t fancy Uni? There are Apprentice Training Schemes that will help...

Many youngsters are simply not academic, that is not to say they are lacking in intelligence because learning styles are different across the population....

Ancient Roman Road Discovered in Ebchester, Consett

Of course the Roman history of Britain is well recorded in the many books written about the period and there is graphic evidence all...

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