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Lifestyle

Travel: Experiencing the Normandy beauty through fresh pair of family eyes...

Travel
Drivers face higher fines for speeding under new rules. Pic: PA.

Motoring groups welcome tougher penalties for speeding

Crime 6

Watch world-famous Flying Scotsman celebrate past, present and future of our railways

Transport 2
Picture by PA.

House hunters take just 27 minutes to decide on buying a property, survey finds

Lifestyle

Ask family expert: How to support your children during exams

Family

Gadgets: Five of the best gizmos for tackling allergies

Tech

Gardening: Five of the best hanging baskets

Lifestyle

Food & drink: Cook's tip: clever bread

Eating Out
Jessica tries her hands at making a Pink Princess Smoothie.

Shaping Up: Try this recipe for a Pink Princess Smoothie

Opinion
The apple tree I grew from a pip when was a child - a little too close to the house ...

Gardening: Prime time to plant trees – but beware the dangers with roots

Lifestyle

Chances galore in a tightly contested encounter for Pools

Nostalgia
The Central Library team, Jane Downer, Christine Clarke and  Amanda Watson-Ruthford, have researched Hartlepool crime from around 100 years ago. Picture: TOM BANKS

The crimes of Hartlepool’s 1900s - including ‘damage to growing turnips’

Nostalgia
Inside Asters.

Get your dancing shoes on for a boogie back to 1980s Hartlepool

Nostalgia
Seaton Baths being demolished in 1978.

Swimming at Seaton Baths and a mini pork pie at the Woodpecker Cafe

Nostalgia

Ask family expert: How to support your children during exams

Family
What is the right age for crossing the road alone? Picture: Shutterstock.

'Kids shouldn’t be allowed to cross the road alone until they are 14' say scientists

Family 2
The new Tax Free Childcare scheme could leave you quids in.

Are you claiming all the childcare help you're entitled to?

Opinion 1
Do you and your partner have a 'date night'?

The importance of parents’ date nights

Family 5

Gadgets: Five of the best gizmos for tackling allergies

Tech
Super Nintendo

Mini Super Nintendo rumoured for Christmas launch

Business 1
How well do you know retro games?

Can you get 10/10 in our retro games quiz?

Tech
The NES

Nintendo to relaunch classic NES console - with these 30 iconic games

Tech 1
Hartlepool's Central Library on York Road.

Half-term activities for children at Hartlepool libraries

Lifestyle
Lib Dem campaigner Bailey Barker at the entrance to Barnes Park in Sunderland.

Decision to leave Sunderland parks open 24/7 sparks vandalism fears

News 11
Youngsters and their parents enjoying an outdoor activity at Summerhill Country Park and Visitor Centre.

Hartlepool country park is offering pre-school fun

Outdoors
The rural four-star Siblu Holiday Park.

Travel: Experiencing the Normandy beauty through fresh pair of family eyes...

Travel

Watch world-famous Flying Scotsman celebrate past, present and future of our railways

Transport 2
Northern rail users face more strike action later this month.

Bank holiday weekend train strike misery for Northern rail users

News
Motorists have been warned to expect delays this Easter.

Drivers warned to expect 'significant delays' over Easter as 20 million cars hit the roads

Transport 2