Seaham, England Newswire

Seaham, England Newswire

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  1. Culture club celebrates as it is given the cash go ahead for three more yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 20 | Hartlepool Mail

    A creative project has been given a million reasons to celebrate after it was given a massive cash boost to continue its work for the next three years. Nikki Locke, who leads the programme, said: "It's fantastic news for East Durham that Arts Council England is providing the investment for this project to continue.


  2. That amazing feeling of being a Portfolio winnerRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 19 | Sunderland Echo

    It is amazing to win. We won a Portfolio Award six years ago and had it on the bottom of our emails.


  3. Sisters who lost their Sunderland mother to brain tumour plead for...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 17 | Sunderland Echo

    A pair of sisters who lost their Sunderland mother to a brain tumour have welcomed a new report that highlights the need for more funding into a condition that kills more children and adults under 40 than any other cancer. Lisa Atkinson and Louise Bircham were left devastated when their mother Lorna Atkinson, of East Herrington, was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour and passed away in March just 18 months later at the age of 68. Devoted to her family, grandmother Lorna went from living an active lifestyle, which included playing badminton and going to Zumba and Boxerfit classes, to becoming 'barely recognisable' to the healthy, outgoing woman she was known as.


  4. Ada Lovelace Day: Why we celebrate the life of a 19th century mathematicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | Chronicle Live

    Countess Augusta Ada Lovelace , English mathematician and writer. The daughter of Byron and friend of Charles Babbage, she devised the programme for Babbage's analytical Engine The day is significant in the North East and we looked at the reasons why we celebrate the life of the 19th century mathematician.


  5. Five people injured in three vehicle crash in County DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 9 | Chronicle Live

    The crash happened on the A19 southbound between the A182 Cold Hesledon and the A182 Easington at around 7pm on Saturday. The North East Ambulance Service said three people were "walking wounded" and another two people were injured in the collision.


  6. What dishes do cafes and restaurants recommend for Taste Durham Month? Find out hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 7 | Chronicle Live

    It's no coincidence that Taste Durham has chosen October to celebrate all that's good about the county's food and drink. The trees and hedgerows are laden with berries and nuts, the fields are full of lush grass and edible fungi and the allotments are still crammed with fresh produce - even more so after a warm late summer.


  7. Theft of underpants, protein powder and amino acids among cases dealt with in SunderlandRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 2 | Sunderland Echo

    Dany Douthwaite, 34, of Gladstone Street, Roker, pleaded guilty to disorderly behaviour in Sunderland, on June 2. She was fined 80 and was told to pay costs of 50 and a surcharge to fund victim services of 20. Martin Ord, 45, of Webb Avenue, Seaham, was found guilty in his absence, of being drunk and disorderly in Vine Place, Sunderland, on August 30. He was fined 150 and told to pay costs of 85 and a surcharge to fund victim services of 20. Paul Dewison, 42, of Avondale Avenue, Penshaw, pleaded guilty to damaging a telephone and a telephone wire, valued at 75. He was fined 100 and was told to pay compensation of 75. John Jones, 50, of Torquay Road, Thorney Close, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to stealing protein powder and amino acids, valued at 149, from Holland & Barrett in The Bridges, Sunderland, on August 11. He was sentenced to a 12-month community order, with a nine-month drug ... (more)


  8. Did Seaham appear on Coronation Street?Read the original story

    Friday Sep 30 | Sunderland Echo

    During Wednesday's episode of the hit ITV soap three of the characters were said to be stranded in the North East. Their car broke down and Tyrone, played by Alan Halsall, phoned home to say they were just outside Murton, near the A19.


  9. Argos to recruit more than 130 seasonal workers in Sunderland this ChristmasRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 29 | Sunderland Echo

    Retailer Argos has launched a drive to recruit more than 130 seasonal Christmas workers in Sunderland and East Durham areas. The retail giant is on the look-out for 134 staff members including; 33 at Hylton Park, Sunderland; 23 in Washington; 22 in Peterlee, 16 at Sunderland High Street; 15 in Seaham, 13 at Durham City Retail Park; and 12 in Chester-le-Street.


  10. Real-life North East 'messages in a bottle' from a very different ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Chronicle Live

    A new book by North East writer, Paul Brown, recalls messages found in bottles in the region - and around the world A message in a bottle and Newcastle Quayside at a time in the early 20th century when the River Tyne was bustling with sea traffic of all sizes The message had been sent by John Cook, first mate of the SS Wells. The Wells had sailed from the Tyne for the Baltic port of Klaipeda on November 29, 1876, but had disappeared with its crew of 22 men.


  11. New police inspector takes charge in SeahamRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    Last week Insp Lee Blakelock moved across from Durham city to become the permanent head of neighbourhood policing in Seaham. Insp Blakelock, 39, used to live in in Seaham and worked as a response officer in the town from 2004 to 2008.


  12. Minor injuries unit to remain open 24 hours a day under rethinkRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    Consultation was launched to gather views on the future of services across East Durham as health chiefs looked at coping with its stretched resources. We believe these changes to services will provide care closer to home for our patients providing at least five more sites than we currently provide, improve the patient journey and provide better clinical outcomes for the patient.


  13. Schoolboy hurt in hit and run incidentRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    Brave Jaxon Dacks, nine, was out playing with best friend Charlie Allard, 11, on Tuesday afternoon when the pair attempted to cross the road from Elgin Avenue in Seaham. Police have launched an appeal to locate the driver who left Jaxon needing hospital treatment to cut to his head and bruising to his face.


  14. Aldi prepares plans for new Sunderland store as it seeks people's viewsRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    The company is preparing a proposal to develop part of the Pennywell Industrial Estate, a brownfield site north of Chester Road, thought to be the former Dewhirst clothing base. We know that residents of Pennywell and nearby areas need a local food store, and we are delighted to be able to bring forward this proposal.


  15. Families enjoy entertainment-packed Peterlee Show as thousands attend over weekendRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    There were performances from Peterlee GT Brass Brand, dancers and cheerleaders, as well as a fireworks display, football tournament, dog show and horticultural show. Janet Hugill, one of the organisers of the show, said: "We had a wonderful weekend, despite the weather on Saturday, when it was very, very wet.


  16. Concrete slab used to smash Sunderland pub window after drinks pricing row turns uglyRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    A drunk punter hurled a concrete slab through the window of a busy pub following an argument over the price of drinks Alan Crake, 25, had been drinking in the Guide Post Inn in Ryhope on July 10 when he and a friend got involved in a row with staff, Sunderland magistrates heard. Crake, who works as a kitchen porter in a different pub - The Seaton Lane Inn near Seaham - was with a co-defendant who is being dealt with separately, when the incident occurred at 10pm, on July 10. "The landlord left the bar and went to talk to both of them.


  17. Paedophile jailed for possessing 'worst child porn police have seen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Chronicle Live

    A paedophile has been jailed after police found a cache of child porn including the worst footage officers had ever seen. And jailing him at Durham Crown Court , Judge Christopher Prince said the footage he watched ahead of sentencing Pinkerton - eight minutes out of the 95 hours seized by police - was some of the worst ever seen.


  18. Poppy aims high for air charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | York Press

    Poppy Whitehouse, a pupil at Crooksbarn Primary School, in Norton , said she wanted to raise money for the Great North Air Ambulance Service in support of the lifesaving work they do. Poppy said: "I was scared but I would do it again.


  19. Car fire on A19 as 4x4 fills with smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The 4x4 stopped on the northbound carriageway, just after Seaham, at around midnight after smoke began to filter into the car.


  20. GCSE results: Seaham School's top teamwork between staff and students leads to 'fantastic' gradesRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    Seaham Town Hall played host to the GCSE results session for Seaham School of Technology, as the finishing touches are put to the new Seaham High School complex across the road. The final work is being carried out to the new school - to be called Seaham High School - which will open on Thursday, September 8, as move is made from Burnhall Drive to the former Seaham Colliery site.