Football fans and clubs show support for Bradley Lowery at Sunderland game

Football fans of all colours have staged tributes to Bradley Lowery.
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Go Karting regional champion Thomas Suggitt aged 7.

Seven-year-old Seaham racer scoops top karting title

He’s only seven, but daredevil Thomas Suggitt is already living life in the fast lane.

Stock picture of a hedgehog

'Horrible' brothers kicked hedgehog to death at retail park

Two brothers who kicked a hedgehog to death have been jailed for six weeks after the judge described the case as "horrible".

Ani Sandwith

Songwriters’ Night celebrates sounds of Sunderland and Seaham

A night which celebrates songwriters from across Wearside and East Durham is set to hit the high note.

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Seaham High School students Amie Hall (left) and Maddison Pybus, who rescued a elederly man who had fallen onto the road on Stockton Road, Seaham

Schoolgirl rescuers pull elderly man from danger on road

Schoolgirl Samaritans have been praised after pulling an elderly man from a busy road.

An Echo trip to the Odeon to see Herbie Rides Again in 1974.

Chipsters galore remember the Chipper Club

There’s 21,000 reasons why you loved the Chipper Club.

Maurice McShane

Child abuser back in court after victim reads Sunderland Echo report

A stalwart of the amateur dramatics scene who was locked up for abusing children has been convicted of more child sex offences.

Family and friends of Michelle Massey on sponsored walk.

Tributes paid to mum-of-three who died on eve of wedding

A grieving family have paid tribute to a 30-year-old mum of three who died the night before her wedding day.

John Knight Head of Lifesaving R.N.L.I. unveils the new Ray Lonsdale staue - The Coxswain - at Seaham Harbour Marina

Tommy’s little brother statue unveiled in Seaham

Meet The Coxswain - a sea hero brother to the Tommy statue crafted in tribute to the RNLI.

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Megan Bell.

Dad of teenager who died at T in the Park calls on festival organisers to look at safety during ‘break’

The father of a teenager who died at music festival has spoken of his upset that it prioritised traffic and birds over the safety of its audience after it announced it was “taking a break.”

How The Coxswain will look

Unveiled this weekend: Seaham Tommy’s little brother to honour RNLI volunteers

Seaham’s stunning Tommy statue gets a little brother this weekend.

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Seaham School of Technology

Homes hope as final days of old school site are numbered

A former school site is to be knocked down within months and could make way for a new housing estate.

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Poppies worn in Legion collector’s honour as war veteran is laid to rest

“He would be so proud to get the send off he wanted.”

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Frank Whyman dressed in his regimental kilt.

Mourners to wear poppies at war veteran’s funeral to mark Remembrance service he never made

Mourners will be asked to wear a poppy to help mark the Remembrance Day a war veteran never made.

Shaun Henry's Seaham's Tommy statue tattoo

Seaham man honours the fallen with Tommy statue tattoo

Seaham man Shaun Henry has paid a permanent tribute to the fallen members of our armed forces - a tattoo of the town’s stunning Tommy statue on his right arm.

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The Esso Garage in Durham Road

Thug took part in violent robbery and terrifying burglary – then gets ‘too harsh’ punishment reduced

A thug who took part in a violent robbery at a cashpoint and the terrifying burglary of a pensioner has had his jail term cut by top judges.


New memorial shows town continues to remember lives claimed by colliery and conflict

A new memorial has been unveiled to remember those who lost their lives beneath the ground and on the battlefield.

Bags of tobacco filled following the search of two properties in Seaham.

Two arrested after raid led to seizure of thousands of cigarettes

A raid has led to the arrest of two people as part of an inquiry into suspected illicit tobacco.

Golf: Durham County to open 2017 programme with friendly match at Seaham Golf Club

Seaham Golf Club will stage the Durham County team’s first warm-up fixture in 2017.

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