Month: April 2017

Member of Parliament for Easington

Stop animal cruelty are increasing in Durham

In 2015, the RSPCA investigated 3253 complaints about animal cruelty in the county, with this number increasing to 3388 complaints last year. Calls to the RSPCA’s 24-hour cruelty line rose by nearly 4% last year, averaging one call every 27 seconds.  While saddening that such incidences of animal cruelty are continuing in Durham, this does…
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April 12, 2017 0

Grahame Morris MP launches new weight awareness campaign for dogs.

Labour MP for Easington Grahame Morris helped launch a new weight awareness campaign devised by Dogs Trust in partnership with Durham County Council and Durham NHS today. The launch of Woof, Waggle and Waistline, which took place on Tuesday 11th April at Seaham Leisure Centre in County Durham, will be the first of many community…
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April 11, 2017 0

Energy Impact Awards

NEA and British Gas have now launched this year’s Energy Impact Award scheme with a first prize of £10,000, and two runner-up prizes of £5,000 and £2,500 recognising and rewarding innovation and best practice. The Energy Impact Award Scheme will recognise innovation and best practice amongst agencies running projects that focus on energy and tackling…
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April 11, 2017 0

Re-elect Len McCluskey!

I have been a member of Unite since I first started to work and am now the Chair of the Unite group in Parliament. I have seen first hand the hard work Unite members have put into ensuring Labour victories across the country and the incredible leadership Len McCluskey has shown. Len has proudly led Unite…
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April 10, 2017 0

Premier League launches most ambitious community programme in aim to connect with 10,000 primary schools by 2019

Premier League Primary Stars will provide free curriculum-linked teaching resources for girls and boys aged 5-11 Free to download lesson plans, activities and video content are designed to inspire learning in Maths, English, PE and Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PSHE) National programme will expand in-school support for teachers provided by 88 Premier League…
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April 3, 2017 0

Grahame Morris pledges to help charity raise awareness of screening during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Grahame Morris, MP for Easington is supporting Bowel Cancer UK’s campaign to urge more people to take part in bowel cancer screening and save lives, as part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in April. More than 44 people die from bowel cancer every day in the UK, it’s the nation’s second biggest cancer killer.  However, it…
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April 1, 2017 0