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Steel soldier unveiled in Seaham

A County Durham artist has created a new World War One memorial. The steel statue took five months to make and weighs more than a ton.

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Body of missing Peter Jackson found

The body of a missing father-of-two has been found in woods in Northumberland.

Police today confirmed this afternoon that the dead man is Peter Jackson, a golf professional from Seaham in County Durham.

Mr Jackson's body was discovered in a wooded area by a dog walker at 3.50pm on Sunday. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and the Coroner has been informed.

"Officers have been with Peter's family since the moment he went missing and we would like to express our sincere sorrow now that we have confirmed he has been found."

– Assistant Chief Constable Dave Orford

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Police find missing Seaham man's car

Peter Jackson drove off in a Grey Ford Focus C Max.

Police searching for a man who has been missing for nine days say they have found the car he drove off in.

Peter Jackson, 38, from Seaham left his home at Weybourne Lea on Monday, November 11.

Police say they have located his car, a Grey Ford Focus C Max, in the Haltwhistle area..

Anyone with information is asked to contact Durham Police on 101.

Concern for missing Seaham man

Peter Jackson, 38

Police in Durham say they're growing increasingly concerned for a man who hasn't been seen for almost a week.

Peter Jackson, 38, from Seaham left his home at Weybourne Lea Monday, November 11, at 8:20am.

He left in a Grey Ford Focus C Max car. He has made no contact with his family or friends and the car has not been seen since. Police say Mr Jackson's disappearance is out of character

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Full report: Inquest into crash deaths

by Frances Read

A coroner has recorded verdicts of accidental death at the inquest of four members of the same family who died in a crash near Houghton Le Spring last year.

Robert Reed, 75, his wife Margaret, 74, their daughter Natalie, 18, and 14-month-old granddaughter Destiny all died as a result of the crash.

At the inquest in Crook, County Durham - their family said they will never recover from losing them.

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