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Seaham Star (defunct)

The Seaham Star was a weekly freesheet tabloid newspaper distributed to households in the coastal town of Seaham in County Durham.

It was published by Northeast Press, part of the Johnston Newspapers Northeast division of Johnston Press; they also publish the paid daily tabloid the Sunderland Echo. It was the lead title in a two-title Star group that also included the Houghton Star; both were part of a series of Star weekly freesheet tabloids for the North-East coast of England from the mouth of the Tees to the mouth of the Tyne.

The Star had no website of its own; the link below is to the Echo’s website.

It came out on Thursdays.

In 2008 it merged with the Houghton Star to form the Seaham & Houghton Star.