Hartlepool Mail

Why today is the most dangerous day of the year to be a driver

News

More than 100 take part in Santa Run for Hartlepool hospice site

News
The scene of a road traffic accident, as dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences for the first time under a new crackdown.

Killer drivers could face life sentences under Government crackdown

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Police appeal for witnesses after North East man dies in three vehicle crash

News

Brave Bradley Lowery wishes supporters a Merry Christmas as he switches on festive lights

News

Sisters’ Christmas song hopes to raise cash for brave Bradley Lowery

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Sweet treat for Hartlepool school’s support staff

News
What's your favourite Christmas song?

What's the best Christmas song of all time?

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Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer urges football abuse victims to come forward

News
Lewis Ritson (left) on the attack against Jordan Ellison. Picture by CRAIG LENG

Jordan Ellison knocked out by Lewis Ritson in Northern Area title cracker

Boxing

Middlesbrough v Hull City: Karanka urges Boro to keep up momentum

Middlesbrough FC

Sunderland 2 Leicester City 1: Black Cats just a point off safety after superb win over champions

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Hollywood actor Steve Martin trolled by Newcastle fans after he is mistaken for referee

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Hartlepool boxer Peter Cope told to fight to orders on Christmas Cracker

Boxing
Black Francis of Pixies at the O2 Academy in Newcastle. Pic: Gary Welford.

REVIEW: Pixies, O2 Academy, Newcastle

Music
Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro in action at the Metro Radio Arena.

REVIEW: Biffy Clyro, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Music
Emeli Sande will play a date in the North East next October.

Emeli Sandé announces North East date for 2017 arena tour

Music
They're battling for position at the start of another race.

Super stock car memories from Hartlepool Mail readers

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Porlock Weir.

Travel review: Moor the merrier in Exmoor

Travel
Rick Stein.

Rick Stein's simmering with enthusiasm in new book

Eating Out