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Durham County Council Pledges to Protect Frontline Services from Cuts

In the coming year, Durham County Council will have to deal with a funding shortfall of £36 million due to central government cuts. The...

Consett YMCA Youth Club Could Close

The youth club at the YMCA in Consett is facing possible closure because of funding cuts proposed by Durham County Council. The proposed cuts would...

Say No to Austerity – Demonstration in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Go back only 40 years in Consett's history and you will see the story of a thriving Industrial Town, a strong local community and...

Spare Bedroom? Pay for it!

A look at Bedroom Tax As of April 2013, the government will bring in new rules regarding housing benefit. The ‘Bedroom Tax’ as it is...

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