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EDM (Early Day Motion) 319: tabled on 13 September 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Seaham Town Council, local residents and voluntary groups for gaining Gold awards in the Northumbria in Bloom competition 2017; notes that the achievement is testament to the hard work and commitment of the Town Clerk, ground staff and gardeners as well as many community volunteers; further notes that one of the gold awards was for the best coastal resort recognising the unique and historic East Durham heritage coast as a place of natural beauty with rare coastal plants and fossils; welcomes the extensive regeneration of the marina with cafés, shops and watersports facilities which has led to Seaham's transformation from a former mining community into a historic, cultural and natural beauty spot on the East Coast; and believes the Government should do more to promote East Durham and Seaham as a tourist destination.