M&S executive sacked after exposing his private parts to colleagues for 'banter' over 16-year period

A Marks and Spencers executive who exposed his private parts to colleagues for "banter" has been given a suspended prison term.

Illegal tobacco seized in Seaham raids.

Two arrested after 18,000 suspected illegal cigarettes are seized in dawn raids

Two people have been arrested and more than 18,000 suspected illicit cigarettes seized following dawn raids in County Durham.

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The centipede found in 10-year-old Matthew Johnson's chip.

Centipede found in schoolboy’s chip

Here’s a grim tale that certainly has legs...

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Diane and Geoff Gray, parents of Pte Geoff Gray.

Grieving family’s hope for fresh inquest into shooting at Deepcut Barracks

The family of a Seaham-born army recruit shot dead at his barracks are hoping a fresh inquest will be launched after a judge has given the go-ahead for a new probe into another recruit’s death.

Wendy Stuart from Seaham.

Former breast cancer sufferer from Seaham to don bright bra for midnight fundraiser

A former breast cancer sufferer from Seaham is taking part in a midnight walk to raise money for charity.

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Auld Man's Baccie

Duo bring sounds of Deep South to Seaham

Seaham and the deep South don’t exactly go hand-in-hand.

Tommy to get sea hero brother as RNLI artwork plans revealed for Seaham

Tommy to get sea hero brother as RNLI artwork plans revealed for Seaham

Tommy is set to get a sailor brother after an artwork was commissioned from the same artist to immortalise the dedication of lifeboat heroes.

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Sneak peek as room where Lord Byron wed becomes high-end hotel suite

Is this the region’s most romantic room?

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Peterlee Sunday League: Boal doubles up to give New Westlea lift-off in Division Two

New Seaham Westlea beat Hetton Fox and Hounds 5-3 in a classic Second Division clash to secure their first league win at the fifth attempt.

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Tyrone Dobbs views the signs.

Did Seaham appear on Coronation Street?

Viewers from Seaham were left stunned when the area was mentioned on Coronation Street.

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Danielle Defty after her weight loss.

Mum lost weight of a whole person – and went on to be named Woman of the Year

A Seaham mum has been named her slimming group’s woman of the year after shedding 8st.

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Seaham clubs come together for Bradley Lowery fund-raising match tonight, with raffle prizes galore

Seaham Town Park stages a fund-raising match for the Bradley Lowery fund tonight.

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Kaitlyn Wright who is having her hair cut for Bradley Lowery's fund.

Schoolgirl sacrifices long blonde locks to help Bradley Lowery

Ten-year-old Kaitlyn Wright loves her long blond hair so much she will not even let anyone so much as trim it.

Lee Blakelock

New police inspector takes charge in Seaham

Seaham's new police inspector is a man who is already familiar with the area.
Megan Bell.

Tragic Megan Bell’s memory to live on with family fun day

A family fun day will bring together a community as it continues to remember a 17-year-old girl who died at a music festival.

New Dalton Park Cineworld

What to expect from the new Cineworld at Dalton Park, from the style of seats to the price of popcorn

The most anticipated feature has finally arrived at the box office - and it looks great.

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Jaxon Dakers was injured in a hit and run.

‘The car came out of nowhere’: Seaham boy’s lucky escape in hit and run

A schoolboy had a lucky escape after he was knocked down by a hit and run driver.

Teenager taken to hospital after Seaham collision

Teenager taken to hospital after Seaham collision

A 15-year-old boy suffered a suspected broken jaw when he was hit by a bus in Seaham yesterday.
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Damage to the bus after the collision on the A182 in Dawdon.

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.

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