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I’m no supporter of Corbyn, says Sedgefield Labour candidate

I’m no supporter of Corbyn, says Sedgefield Labour candidate

Phil Wilson last year called on Jeremy Corbyn to resign as party leader in the aftermath of the EU referendum.

2:04pm Monday 22 May 2017

'I am for Labour not for Corbyn' - election candidate's bid to distance himself from party leader

DISTANCE: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Sedgefield candidate Phil Wilson

A SENIOR Labour Party politician has distanced himself from Jeremy Corbyn in a strongly-worded election leaflet.

6:02am Monday 22 May 2017

Starmer sidesteps questions on Labour party division

Keir Starmer, right, with Jenny Chapman

SHADOW Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said the Labour Party “represented hope”, while Conservative rivals were peddling “fear and division”, as he visited the region on Monday.

5:14pm Monday 22 May 2017

North-East school pupils Christmas designs could feature on Royal Mail's seasonal stamps

CREATE: The Christmas stamp design by Daniel Scott has earned himself a place in the final of a Royal Mail competition

A COUNTY Durham schoolboy’s festive stamp design could be finding its way through letterboxes across the world if it gets the royal seal of approval.

5:12pm Monday 22 May 2017

UPDATED: Bikers bring town centre to standstill in honour of young farmer killed in motocross crash

The funeral of Thomas John Brown takes place at St Mary's Church in Barnard Castle. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

A YOUNG farmer who died doing a sport he loved has been carried to his funeral in a tractor followed by a procession of bikers.

12:00pm Monday 22 May 2017

Miners' union criticises Labour candidate over Corbyn "antics"

CONCERNS: Phil Wilson, Labour candidate for Sedgefield

UNION leaders have criticised what they called the “self-indulgent and damaging antics” of a senior Labour candidate who distanced himself from party leader Jeremy Corbyn in an election leaflet.

4:34pm Monday 22 May 2017

Tractor takes motocross crash death farmer on final journey

Tractor takes motocross crash death farmer on final journey

Thomas Brown suffered fatal injuries while riding in Sedgefield, County Durham, last month.

1:43pm Monday 22 May 2017

Job hopes as Seaham's BE Group invests in Synoptica

PLANS: BE Group has revealed job plans after becoming an investor in Synoptica. Pictured is BE Group’s Seaham base

A BUSINESS services provider says it will bring jobs to the North-East after backing a company soon to be spearheaded by a regional investment boss.

11:51am Monday 22 May 2017

Everything you need to know about the Sedgefield seat and its candidates ahead of June's election

DESTINATION: Hardwick Hall Hotel, in Sedgefield Picture: TOM BANKS

THE iconic seat of former Prime Minister Tony Blair has been in the hands of Labour as long as most of its constituents have been alive.

7:41am Friday 19 May 2017

'Why I deserve your vote' - Sedgefield candidates in their own words

Sedgefield candidates make their case for election on June 8

WE asked each Sedgefield candidate to explain to The Northern Echo's readers why they deserve your vote. Here's what they had to say.

7:25am Friday 19 May 2017
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