The nominations are in

Nominations for our candidate are in – Michael Peacock is standing for the Liberal Democrats in North West Durham.

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Consett pub congratulated as it is named CAMRA’s North East pub of the year

The Grey Horse pub in Consett has been announced as the pub of the year in the North East category in CAMRA’s nationwide search for the best pub in Britain. 

Dating back to 1848, the Grey Horse is the oldest pub in Consett and one of the oldest pubs in the North East. Ales on offer at the Grey Horse include Consett Red Dust, Consett Steel Town Bitter, and Consett Steelworkers Blonde. Since 2005 these and other award-winning beers have been brewed on-site at the Consett Ale Works brewery located at the back of the pub.

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Lib Dems Reveal Extent of ‘Criminal’ Tory Police Cuts

Liberal Democrat analysis of new Home Office figures, published this week, has revealed that the Conservative Government cut funding to Durham Constabulary by 6.2% in real terms between 2015-16 and 2019-20.

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