A free food festival is set to return to a County Durham seaside town this year with measures in place to keep people safe. Subject to coronavirus restrictions, Seaham Food Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday August 7/8. This...
Waste disposal company Biffa has signed a deal for plastic bottles to be recycled in Seaham and re-used in packaging for household products. The move will improve the region’s circular economy and cut waste at the same time. Biffa’s deal is...
Former railway tracks will be transformed into a public area that celebrates a County Durham town’s heritage as part of the next phase in a regeneration project. Work has begun this week on the second phase of Durham County Council’s...
A recently opened sensory play centre has been praised for offering a ray of hope to children and adults with disabilities during the pandemic. Rainbows Sensory Space, based on Seaham Grange Industrial Estate on the edge of Seaham, opened its...
Free wi-fi is being introduced in Seaham next week as part of a multimillion-pound scheme to enhance the vibrancy of towns and villages across County Durham. Durham County Council has funded the installation of free public wi-fi in Seaham town...
An innovative modular housebuilder is expanding the business by recruiting a team of people with a diverse skillset. CoreHaus, which recently set up a manufacturing facility in a 20,000 sq ft unit on Jade Business Park in Murton, near Seaham,...
A family-run electrical contractor is looking to a year of growth after bouncing back from the challenges it faced during 2020, brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Like many businesses, Seaham-based Nala Engineers was forced to furlough staff as the country...
A modular housebuilder is opening its first UK manufacturing site at a County Durham business park as part of its scale-up plans. CoreHaus has secured its new 20,000 sq ft unit at Jade Business Park, in Murton near Seaham, and...
More than 1,000 families in County Durham and Sunderland have benefited thanks to the generosity of a firm’s Christmas appeal. Seaham-based Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) ran a December community campaign to distribute gifts, food parcels and donations totalling £20,000. The...
Seaham-based Prima Cheese, one of the UK’s largest dairy food processors, has donated £2,000 to the not-for-profit, Open North Foundation, in its quest to support businesses hardest hit by the pandemic. The sum will be administered via Open North Foundation...

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