Racing pigeon fancier could have 'vital' information after smash between mum's car and bus on Seaham road

Collision investigators are hoping to trace a potentially vital witness to a crash on the outskirts of Seaham last week.
Seaham Marina's Peter Coe with Easington MP Grahame Morris on the site of the new water sports centre.

Wave of excitement as work begins on new watersports centre for Seaham

A marina is awash with efforts to complete a new water sports activity centre which will give thrill seekers a chance to get their kicks.

The blaze happened just north of Seaham on the A19. Image copyright Google Maps.

Car fire on A19 as 4x4 fills with smoke

A driver pulled over on to the hard shoulder of the A19 after his car caught light.
Vera Stout celebrates her 100th birthday.

Cheers for Vera as she reaches 100th birthday

A woman who enjoyed pantomimes and poetry in her pursuit of fun was surrounded by her family as she celebrated her 100th birthday.

Seaham Town Hall played host to the GCSE results session for Seaham School of Technology, as the finishing touches are put to the new Seaham High School complex across the road.

GCSE results: Seaham School's top teamwork between staff and students leads to 'fantastic' grades

The last year group to complete their education at Seaham School of Technology have collected their results.
The damage to the bus following the crash on the A182 in Dawdon. Image copyright Durham Constabulary.

Police investigators probing Seaham collision which left mum, children and bus passengers injured appeal for witnesses

Traffic officers piecing together what led to a smash between a bus and a car which left 12 people hurt are appealing for help in their inquiry.

A photograph issued by police as they search for Vincent Baker.

Search for missing Seaham man with distinctive face tattoos and Mohican

Have you seen Vincent?
Ben Fogle enjoys the view of the Durham Heritage Coast from Nose's Point in Dawdon.

Ben enjoys a coastal adventure as he puts Seaham’s daring activities to the test

Explorer Ben Fogle has been conquering waterspots in Seaham as he showcases some of the region’s most adreneline-fuelled challenges.

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Peter McGlasham snapped these pictures when an owl invaded the pitch at the Castle Eden 1st XI v Seaham Park 1st XI cricket game on Saturday.

Barn owl left cricketers stumped when it made surprise appearance during match

Cricketers and spectators were left in a flutter when a special little ‘Dickie Bird’ returned to the crease.

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The restaurant in Seaham.

Your chance to enjoy £50 worth of free food at Roosters Piri Piri

The chickens have come home to roost in Seaham, with a delicious taste of Piri Piri to boot.

From left to right: HVAC apprentice Martin Smith, service director Neil Henry, trainee project engineer Jonathan Wilson, projects director Paul Smith, and plumbing apprentice Jack Donaghy.

Dozens of jobs created at Boldon firm - and there could be more good news on the way

A firm with bases in Boldon and Seaham has created 30 jobs and posted the best results in its 13-year history.

From left, Peter Samuel, of The People's Kitchen; Peter Razaq, Ian Marley, and Jed Iqbal of Kans and Kandy Group, and People's Kitchen's David Yellowley.

Kans and Kandy serves up charity donation for The People’s Kitchen

A Seaham business is helping is helping to feed some of the region’s most vulnerable people.

Seaton Lane, in Seaham. Copyright Google Maps.

Man Tasered by armed police after allegedly leaving scene of car accident in Seaham

Armed police Tasered a man after he allegedly became aggressive when he was involved in a traffic smash.


Take a first look inside the new Cineworld at Dalton Park

It’s almost time to take your seat as the newest cinema prepares to welcome in its first film fans.

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Megan Bell.

What you said about calls to raise the age limit at festivals in wake of Seaham teenager’s T in the Park death

Should the age limit for festivalgoers be raised to 21?

Megan Bell.

Family of teenager who died at T in the Park call for higher minimum age limit at music festivals

The family of a teenager who died at music festival say they are still “in the dark” about what happened to her and have launched a campaign to ensure other youngsters are not put at risk.

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Library picture

Delivery driver freed from jail over plot to frame gun owner

A delivery driver caught up in a jealous friend's sinister plot to frame an innocent shotgun owner has been set free by top judges.

Megan Bell, 17, from Seaham, who died at the T in The Park festival.

Megan’s memory lives on as hundreds gather together for charity match in her name

A battle on the pitch has helped kick up the total of a fund launched in memory of a teenager who died at a music festival to £7,500.

MS sufferer Steven Colborn had been prescribed the drug sativex

MS sufferer hits out at health bosses after being denied life-changing drug

A multiple sclerosis sufferer has hit out at health bosses after being denied a drug he says significantly reduces his symptoms.

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Director James Buckle (right) receiving the award from sponsor BGFs chief executive Stephen Welton

Andrew James Virgin on another win

Portfolio winner Andrew James has picked up another award.

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