The son of a Durham miner, who wishes to remain anonymous, has donated a massive £5,000 to Friends of the Durham Miners' Gala to help ensure that the Gala continues.Read more
A film showing of the critically acclaimed Tony Benn: Will and Testament hosted by Durham Cathedral last year has raised £2,000 for the Durham Miners' Gala.Read more
Congratulations and a massive thank you to Darren Meadows from Horden in County Durham who completed the Great North Run in 2 hours 45 minutes this weekend to raise funds for the Durham Miners' Gala.Read more
Durham Miners' Gala: A 'record' 150,000 cram into city as they celebrate area's coal-mining heritage
Reproduced from an article in the Daily Mirror by Jon Livesey, 11th July 2015 - You can view the original here
A staggering - and most likely record-breaking - 150,000 people paraded through a city centre as part of the annual Durham Miners' Gala this morning.