HELP! Seaham Harbour need new players and officials to survive in club’s 150th year

Seaham Harbour Cricket Club are seeking new players and officials to ensure the future of the club.


Chippy of the Year: Here’s your Top 10 - now choose a winner

We asked you to help us find the best chip shop in the Sunderland area - and how you responded!

(front) Coun Kevin Shaw, Durham County Councils ward member for Dawdon and (left to right) Coun Carl Marshall, the councils Cabinet member for regeneration; Peter Coe, the councils development manager; Lisa Simpson, marina manager; and Colin Burn, watersports development officer.

Seaham Harbour Marina water sports centre in line for national award

A new water sports centre could be in line to claim a prestigious national award.

Ashleigh Glass

Mobile hairdresser burgled home of kind customer who gave her food, clothes and money

A mobile hairdresser who was given food, clothing and money by a vulnerable customer returned the kindness by burgling her house.

The shoebox in which the puppy was found.

Newborn dead puppy dumped in shoebox at fly-tipping spot

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after a newborn puppy was found dead after being dumped in a shoebox at a fly-tipping spot.
The Night Owl was saved from Seaham Marina after bad weather caused it to sink.

Boat saved from the sea to be revamped by Seaham youngsters

Children are helping to revamp a boat which will be used by a community group to take them out on fishing trips.
David Ambler, 20, is wanted in connection with two burglaries in Durham and criminal damage in Seaham.

Police appeal for help to find wanted man

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man.

Ryton Crescent, Deneside, Seaham.

Boy, 16, charged after four-hour rooftop incident

A teenager has been charged with a string of offences following a rooftop incident which lasted four hours.

Best of Wearside fundraiser charity runner, Scott Baker with mother Val

This runner is tackling an incredible charity challenge

Fundraiser Scott Baker is tackling a 10k run every day – and he’s doing it for 1,000 days.


Signal problems put the brakes on trains after fault between Sunderland and Seaham

Passengers have been facing longer journey times this morning due to problems on the train network.

Ryton Crescent in Deneside, Seaham, where the incident happened. Image copyright Google Maps.

Crowd of 150 people watch on as teenager throws roof tiles at police

A teenager remains in custody after he was arrested following a four-hour roof-top stand off.
Neighbours concerned over Seaham's Seaton Lane traffic plans.

Families fight junction changes next to proposed new housing development on former school site

Families are fighting a change to a busy junction as a builder looks to construct hundreds of new homes.

St John's Church in Seaham.

Seaham church targeted by thieves who smashed stained glass window

Raiders smashed a stained glass window to break into a church.

Thomas Corkhill hands a cheque for �750 over to Beachcomber Care Home manager Julie Cole and residents of the home.

Kind-hearted Sunderland AFC fans continue to raise thousands for charity

Kind-hearted football supporters have shown their generosity is as strong as ever – despite their team’s struggles on the pitch.

Colin Shevills, director of Balance, the North East Alcohol Office.

Booze price delay could cost North East lives

Seventy five North East lives could be lost by 2023 - unless the Government acts quickly on bringing in a minimum unit price on drink.

Teesside Crown Court.

Rapper 'targeted in arson attacks over disrespectful songs and drugs debt'

A drugs debt and a rapper's 'disrespectful' songs led to him being targeted in three arson attacks, a court heard.
Paul 'Gazza' Gascoigne

Gazza donates £1,000 to disabled teenager whose talking aid was stolen

Football hero Paul Gascoigne donated £1,000 to a disabled teenager who was left unable to communicate after thieves stole her computer.
Newcastle United
Westlea Mini Market

Shop to stay closed for two months after counterfeit tobacco worth more than £20,000 seized

A Seaham shop is to remain closed for two months after counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco worth more than £20,000 were seized.

Dawn Thomas after losing more than 6 stone through Slimming World.

Check out this Seaham slimmer’s incredible weight loss transformation

A Seaham woman shed more than six stone after finding out that her wedding ring no longer fitted her finger.

The Nevasa gets ready to leave port in 1968.

Fun, sun and seasickness - your memories of life on the school ship

Life on a educational cruise ship was a mix of fabulous memories, wonderful music – and dubious food.

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