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‘I’m not going to retire’ says Hartlepool TV star Jeff Stelling

Hartlepool-born TV presenter Jeff Stelling has dismissed talk that he is planning to retire.

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Ofsted

Education trust running Hartlepool and Sunderland schools announces change in chief executive following critical report

A leading schools’ academy trust has confirmed a change in chief executive just 24 hours after a critical report from government inspectors.

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Ofsted

Education trust’s full response to critical report by Ofsted inspectors

Northern Education Trust, which runs two schools in Hartlepool and one in Sunderland, has issued a lengthy response to the conclusions of a report by government inspectors from Ofsted.

Education
Jacksons Landing.

Cut the number of Hartlepool councillors

How long can Hartlepool Borough Council put its errors of judgement on the people?

Your Say
Celebrations at Beamish

Beamish Museum searching for visionary to create 1950s world and Georgian hotel in £18million project

One of the North East's top tourist destinations is searching for the top man or woman for their project to create a stunning new set of educational attractions.

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Scott Harrison signs new deal. Picture courtesy HUFC

Ex-Sunderland defender Scott Harrison signs new contract at Hartlepool United

Scott Harrison has signed a new contract at Hartlepool United.

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Graham takes part in one of his own boot camps.

Shaping Up: If you’ve fallen back in the winter, it’s time to spring forward

If you haven’t met your weight loss or fitness targets over the winter months, don’t beat yourself up about it.

Health
Rasberry Bombs, with a chocolate coating sauce.

Recipe of the week: Healthy raspberry Bombs

When you’re trying to eat healthy, it’s really important to have some healthy snacks at hand.

Eating Out
Personal fitness trainer Graham Low in his centre at the Seaham Marina.

Shaping Up: East Coast Workout

Try this workout at home, you don’t need any equipment and you can do it all in your own time.

Health
Jeff Stelling

Is Jeff Stelling set to retire?

Hartlepool lad Jeff Stelling has hinted that he may be about to retire as a presenter of Sky Sports 'Soccer Saturday'.

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Keira Knightley as Juliet in Red Nose Day Actually. Picture: Trailers Promos Teasers on YouTube.

New teaser trailer for Comic Relief Love Actually sequel released

A new teaser trailer for the much anticipated Love Actually sequel filmed in aid of Comic Relief sees actor Andrew Lincoln brandishing his famous flash cards as the cast also poke fun at one of the film's stars Colin Firth.

TV and Film
Cleveland Police have issued a fresh warning after sixth death was linked to a heroin in the Stockton area.

Heroin users warned over 'harmful drugs' after sixth death

Heroin users are again being urged to be mindful of particularly harmful drugs being sold in the area after a sixth death which is suspected to be linked to the drug.

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George Osborne

Iain Wright: Osborne should stand down as MP

Being a Member of Parliament is an enormous honour and privilege. Nobody should consider the role in an off-hand or flippant manner, least of all the 650 individuals, including me, who are very fortunate to make up the House of Commons in Parliament.

Opinion
From left, Led Zep's Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Bonham.

March 23, 1969: Led Zeppelin play Peterlee

No, this is no Communication Breakdown - legendary rockers Led Zeppelin really did play Peterlee.
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The Collier shop in the Middleton Grange Shopping Centre.

Who remembers these Hartlepool shopping favourites?

How about a bit of window shopping for this week’s RetroMail.

Nostalgia
Martin Ward in action in his last fight. Picture by TOM COLLINS

Boxer Martin Ward has home advantage for European title fight with Spain's Abigail Medina

Martin Ward will have home advantage when he fights for the European title.

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Do you have the right type of mortgage? Picture: Shutterstock.

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.

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Buckfast Easter egg package

Buckfast Easter egg expected to sell thousands

An off-licence is set to make a fast buck has been flooded with orders for its tonic wine-themed Easter eggs.

Offbeat
Bedlington Magistrates' Court. Image copyright Google Maps.

Man and woman due in court over kidnap of children from outside school

Two people have been charged after two children were taken from outside a school in the west Newcastle earlier this week.
Crime
Are you part of a trade union? Picture: Pixabay.

Is it worth joining a trade union?

From protecting the minimum wage to introducing weekends, trade unions have been securing workers rights since their decriminalisation in 1867.

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