This week, Nose’s Point which is just south of Seaham is our focus.
It was once the location of Dawdon Colliery – the mainstay of Dawdon’s economy.
Waste from the colliery was dumped onto blast beach below causing huge environmental damage.
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9 photos showing how Sunderland and County Durham looked 40 years ago this month
10 photos from Seaburn in summers gone by - were you pictured at Sunderland seafront?
Colourful rocks, wildlife and chemical pools make it stand out, and has also resulted in becoming a feature in films and tv shows as the land heals itself.