Phillip Schofield visits Seaham as he takes in a tour of the North East

This Morning star Phillip Schofield has made a pit stop in Seaham while he is in the region.

Three fire crews called to Seaham's North Road.

Cars and building damaged by Seaham blaze

Three fire engines were called to Seaham this afternoon to tackle a building and three cars on fire.

A person has died in a house fire in Seaham during the night.

Neighbours still in shock after man dies in Seaham house blaze

The neighbours of a man who died in a Seaham house fire have described him as ‘a lovely, quiet lad’.

Megan Bell was much-loved and had dreams of running her own hairdressing business.

Date confirmed for inquest into Megan Bell’s T in the Park death

The family of a teenage girl who died at the T in the Park festival fear they may never get the answers they need.

The scene of the fire on Gregson Terrace in Seaham. Pic by Rob Harland.

Firefighters on scene of Seaham house fire

Firefighters are currently on scene of a house fire in Seaham.
Frazer Golden and his partner had dreams to restore their VW Campervan so they could go travelling in it.

Tributes paid to Nissan worker from Seaham who died in motorbike tragedy

The death of a Seaham man following a motorcycle collision will leave a “a massive void in everyone’s life” his loved ones have said.

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The Great North Air Ambulance at the scene

Woman taken to hospital after Seaham cliff fall

A woman was taken to hospital after falling from cliffs at Seaham today.

One person taken to hospital after Seaham cliff fall

One person has been taken to hospital following reports of a cliff fall on Seaham seafront.
The Great North Air Ambulance landed on Malvern field. Copyright Google Maps.

Air ambulance called in after biker collision in Seaham

The Great North Air Ambulance has been called in after a biker came off his vehicle.
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Ralf Greenwood hands a token over on the last day in 1992.

Photos from the last days of the County Durham pits

Memories of the last days of a North East pit triggered the attention of thousands of Echo readers.

Megan Bell, who died at T in the Park in July 2016.

Three teenagers arrested in inquiry sparked by girl’s T in the Park death

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs as a result of a probe into the death of a girl at the T in the Park music festival.


Man admits cyber attacks on police websites and airline

A man has admitted carrying out a number of high-profile cyber attacks on police websites and British Airways.
Fundraisers Laura Ward, left, and Gillian Graham, right, with Megan Bell's dad Chris.

T in the Park tragedy teen’s charity set for first fundraiser

The first fundraiser is set to be held for a charity launched in the name of a teenager who lost her life at the T in the Park music festival.

Peter Briggs

Seaham’s Autumn Brewing springs into new market

An East Durham brewery is crossing the Pennines.

Great Annual Savings Group apprentices (L to R) Lewis Cummings, Energy Management Apprentice, Ethan McGhin, Customer Experience Apprentice, Rachel McCourt, Marketing Apprentice.

Apprentice academy is a GAS for Seaham firm with 20 new jobs created

A Seaham firm is creating 20 jobs with the launch of a new rolling apprenticeship initiative.

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Queuing traffic on the A19.

Nine-vehicle smash causes rush-hour chaos on A19

A nine-vehicle collision on the A19 is causing rush-hour delays for drivers

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Malcolm Fallow, chair of East Durham AAP and Rona Hardy, chairman of East Durham AAPs Children and Young Peoples Priority Group, with some of the young people who took part in the art project.

Young minds create exhibition of art on dementia

Canvasses and sculptures created by children as they learned about dementia have opened to a new audience.

REVIEW: Byron’s Restaurant and Seaham Hall

REVIEW: Byron’s Restaurant and Seaham Hall

From the marital home of the fabulously decadent Lord Byron, to providing bootleg booze to Al Capone, and a slightly less glamorous chapter as a TB hospital – if only Seaham Hall’s walls could talk.

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Carl Thompson of Lickety Split after it won the Silver Challenge Cup for its artisan ice cream in the 2017 National Ice Cream Competition.

Emotional tribute as Lickety Split scoops top award at ice cream ‘Oscars’

The owner of a popular ice cream parlour has paid tribute to his late mum after the business she created scooped a top award.

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Paramedics treated a man suffering from chest pains. Pic: North East Ambulance Service.

Man airlifted to hospital after falling ill on beach

A man was airlifted to hospital after falling ill on a beach this morning.

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