Geordie Youth Start The New Jarrow March

A group of young unemployed Geordies set out on a walk from Tyneside to London in a recreation of the Original Jarrow March.

The original march took place in 1936 when 200 jobless  Geordie men marched on the government with a 12,000-name petition calling for employment help.

Some of their great-grandchildren were among those taking part in the start of the new protest walk which called for similar help from current UK Government ministers … more information

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