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Amanda Staveley's PCP Capital Partners 'table £300m bid' for Newcastle

Amanda Staveley's consortium have bid £300million for Newcastle United, according to a report.
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Virgin Trains puts 300,000 half-price East Coast tickets up for sale

Black Friday will come early for customers on Virgin Trains’ East Coast route tomorrow.

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Woman taken to hospital after being hit in the face with a bottle in Hartlepool bar

A woman needed hospital treatment after she was hit in the face by a bottle at a Hartlepool bar.
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Children should be banned from drinking energy drinks over dangers of mental health problems and kidney damage, say researchers

Children should be banned from buying energy drinks as they can cause high blood pressure, heart problems, obesity and even kidney damage, warns new research.
Health
The recovery of the sunken MV Ella. Picture by Carl Dennis.

Former floating restaurant rescued after it sinks following departure from Hartlepool

A boat once used as a floating restaurant and owned by Benidorm star Chrissy Rock has been lifted from the seabed after it sank.
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Hospice shop fire.

Arson attack on charity shop leaves hospice £24,000 out of pocket

Staff and management at Alice House Hospice say they are saddened to report that their Horden charity shop suffered a devastating fire in October, resulting in the closure of the shop and the loss of its entire stock.

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Tovertafel - Magic Table - Dementia Support.

The ‘magic table’ helping people with dementia in Hartlepool

A “magic table” will soon be helping dementia sufferers in Hartlepool avoid mental and health complications.

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Callum McManaman.

Sunderland expecting Chris Coleman’s arrival to act as a ‘massive lift’

Callum McManaman says the appointment of Chris Coleman will give the Sunderland squad a ‘massive lift’.

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Danny Ward celebrates promotion via the play-offs with Huddersfield last season.

Chris Coleman set to make loan swoop for Liverpool duo

New Sunderland boss Chris Coleman will make a new goalkeeper his top priority for the January transfer window, with a loan swoop for Liverpool’s Danny Ward top of the list.

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Will you be on the hunt for Black Friday bargains?

Why Black Friday ‘deals’ aren't always what they seem

Black Friday bargains may not be quite the money-saving deals that they appear to be, according to a leading consumer group.
Business
Durham City Lumiere Light Festival 2017.

240,000 flock to Durham’s Lumiere spectacular

Almost a quarter of a million people marvelled at this year’s Lumiere spectacular.

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'Christmas 2017 set to be the most fraudulent on record,' warns bank

Barclays bank are warning shoppers to be extra cautious when buying gifts online after new data revealed that this Christmas looks set to be the most fraudulent on record.
Crime
Those who deal in heroin to feed their own habit could avoid going before a court if they agree to take a four-month course under the scheme backed by Durham Constabulary.

Your views on controversial plan to divert drug addicts who deal from prosecution into treatment

People are divided over a police chief's scheme which will see drug addicts who sell heroin to others get the chance to avoid prosecution by taking a course.
Crime
Jake Cassidy

Hartlepool boss hoping Cassidy makes Halifax clash

Craig Harrison will be keeping his fingers crossed that Jake Cassidy will be fit to lead the line for Hartlepool United against Halifax Town tomorrow night.

Hartlepool United
A photo tweeted by @NECATraffic showing a build up on the A690 towards Sunderland.

Two vehicle collision causes queues on A19

A crash closed both lanes of the A19 causing a long tailback.
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Danny Ward celebrates promotion via the play-offs with Huddersfield last season.

Chris Coleman set to make loan swoop for Liverpool duo key January target

New Sunderland boss Chris Coleman will make a new goalkeeper his top priority for the January transfer window, with a loan swoop for Liverpool’s Danny Ward top of the list.

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Chris Coleman.

Chris Coleman says Sunderland were too big to turn down

Chris Coleman says the opportunity to manage such a big club as Sunderland and be the one to transform its fortunes was too good to turn down.

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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating 70 years of marriage today.

Queen and Duke star in new portraits to mark 70th anniversary

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have been pictured in three more photos as part of a series of portraits released to mark their 70th wedding anniversary.
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Jonathan Franks in action for Pools against Aldershot.

Hartlepool boss keen to move on from Aldershot loss

Hartlepool United must not dwell on a costly home defeat with another Victoria Park clash just over 24 hours away.

Hartlepool United
Luke George in action against Aldershot.

Hartlepool midfielder sets sights on vital win against Halifax

Luke George is grateful Hartlepool United have a rapid turnaround in fixtures as they look to bury the frustration of a home defeat to Aldershot.

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