Stories from seaside communities inspire band’s latest work

The sounds of New York will fill a church as musicians premier a performance inspired by the landscape and communities of East Durham.

Lee Kerr (8) fires home Seaham Red Star's opener against Hartlepool United in last night's 1-1 friendly draw. Picture by Frank Reid

Red Star battlers make life tough for Hartlepool United

Seaham Red Star gave Hartlepool United a scare before being pegged back in a 1-1 friendly draw at Seaham Town Park last night.

Staff at Seaham-based mailing house MetroMail at the health and wellbeing roadshow.

Delivering health and wellbeing

A Seaham-based company has been promoting good health within its workforce by holding a special event.

Dalton Park

Cineworld announces opening date for Dalton Park cinema multiplex, creating 30 jobs

Cinema bosses have revealed the opening date for a new multiplex as part of the £45million expansion of a popular shopping and leisure complex.

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Seaham’s Grant Dixon marches through to Durham County Match Play semi-finals

Seaham’s Grant Dixon has battled his way through to the semi-finals of the Durham County Match Play Championship after a tough weekend at Seaton Carew.


Fin-tastic video captures porpoises off Seaham's coast

A pod of porpoises gave a fishing expedition a surprise after up to 20 of the mammals swam around their fishing boat.

Funeral of Megan Bell

Look after each other plea from Megan’s family as they gather to say goodbye

“Be safe and look after each other - let that be Megan’s legacy.”

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

Huge turn out expected to celebrate life of Seaham girl Megan after T in the Park death

Hundreds of people are expected to say a final goodbye to a popular teenager after she died at a music festival.

All the fun of the fair at Seaham Carnival on Saturday

Thousands enjoy the fun in the sun at Seaham Carnival

Thousands of people turned out in force to enjoy Seaham Carnival on what turned out to be a beautiful weekend of sunshine.

Seaton Lane leading to the A19 northbound in Seaham. Copyright Google Maps.

Driver taken to hospital after car collides with barrier on A19 slip road at Seaham

A driver has been taken to hospital following a smash on the A19 slip road at Seaham.
Amy Jones

Callous thieves steal disabled child’s hot tub used to ease painful muscles

Heartless thieves have stolen a hot tub which gave a disabled child pain relief.

The open air films shown at Seaham Carnival have proved a hit in recent years.

Carnival time is here as Seaham prepares to host annual celebration

Food will join films and a festival of live music as a town’s annual celebration is staged this weekend.

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

Megan’s death leaves ‘irreplaceable gap’ in lives of her family after T in the Park tragedy

The family of a teenager who died at a music festival say her death has left an “irreplaceable gap” in their lives.

Pat and Tom Colledge celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary by renewing their wedding vows, with grandchildren Jessica Jackson, Ameila Donaldson and Harry Laing.

Golden couple recreate their special day after 50 years

Most of the guests had changed but it was still the wedding day of their dreams for one happy couple.

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

Show your love for Megan in the sky

Friends of a tragic teenager who died at a music festival are preparing to show their love for her in the sky.

Alice Weightman.

Alice in Wonderland with awards nominations

An East Durham-born businesswoman is in line for two Capital awards.

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

Vigil plans to celebrate life of Seaham girl who died at T in the Park

A vigil will be held for a teenage girl found dead at a music festival as her home town rallies round to show support for her family.


Calls for 'seaside tsar' to improve fortunes of coastal communities

A "seaside tsar" should be appointed to help Britain’s forgotten coastal towns fight back from decades of decay, according to new research.
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T in the Park festival is being held over this weekend near Dundee in Scotland.

T in the Park death: More tributes to Seaham teenager Megan Bell

Friends have spoken of the “beautiful and vibrant” young girl who has died at the T in the Park music festival in Scotland.

Bagel pizza.

SHAPING UP: Three healthy packed lunch ideas

One of the things I’m very passionate about is health and nutrition education for children.

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