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Recipe of the week: Spicy beef stir fry

This quick and easy Asian-style recipe is one which always prove popular.

The Working Wetlands Garden at Washington Wetland Centre. Picture by Ian Henderson

Gardening: How creating a ‘rain garden’ can help tackle climate change

Gardeners are being encouraged to try ‘rain gardening’ as a way of coping with the effects of climate change at a new WWT Washington Wetland Centre garden exhibit.

The 7th Boys Brigade table tennis team from around 40 years ago.

We need your help to serve up memories for a former Hartlepool man

Former Hartlepool man Ian Turnbull would love some help from Mail readers to catch up on old times.

Brighton Pavilion.

Travel: Relaxing vibe and shopping heaven in ‘San Francisco’ of the south coast

Bohemian Brighton has so many things going for it that it’s difficult to know where to start.
Hartlepool's fishing boats in 1983.

Messing about on the water: A look at Hartlepool’s maritime history

It’s the perfect weather for messing about on the water.

The property has its own swimming pool. Picture: Robinsons.

Take a look inside this Hartlepool home with its own swimming pool

Could you live in a house like this?

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Ewan the dream sheep, 29.99,

Gadgets: 5 of the best baby gizmos

We look at 5 of the best toys for babies...

An artist's impression on how the treehouses would look

Luxury treehouse rooms planned for North East hotel

A North East hotel plans to branch out - with the creation of six luxury treehouses.

Rowlinson Small Wooden Log Store

Gardening: 5 of the best log holders

We look at 5 of the best garden log stores...

Rachel Roddy

Food & Drink: Rome-based foodie explores Sicily in her new cookbook

Rachel Roddy has recently been showered in trophies, winning double at the 2017 Guild of Food Writers Awards. But flicking through the 44-year-old food blogger and Guardian recipe columnist’s new cookbook, Two Kitchens, she already seems to have attained a kind of foodie nirvana.

Being burgled is the last thing you want while on holiday.

Will your home be secure enough when you head off on holiday?

So the suitcases are packed, tickets and passports are ready, your wallet is bursting with foreign currency and you’re ready for the off - summer holiday here you come!

Hiring a car on holiday can be a whole lot of trouble if you are not careful.

Five ways to steer clear of car-hire problems on holiday

Every summer millions of Brits sit behind the wheel on far-flung destinations across the world.

Slaley Hall, Northumberland.

Review: Spa Tea Experience at Slaley Hall

Afternoon tea. It's a much-loved British institution - sandwiches, scones and sweets. What's not to love?
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Proms 2017: 41 pictures from The Academy at Shotton Hall

Thousands of students across the region have been getting their glad rags on to see in the end of the school year in style.
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The 1981 photograph which prompted the huge response.

The days of the Horden pit

There were people who worked there all of their adult life.

How long would it be before you got bored in the summer holidays?

Have you said any of these things to your kids during the summer holidays?

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first "I'm bored" just 10 days into the summer holidays.

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Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Could your kids be playing with a hidden fortune? According to new data, households across the UK could contain more than £50 million worth of highly-collectable LEGO.
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A 1990s shot showing West Hartlepool and Harlequins players battling for possession.

That was scrum response to our West Hartlepool rugby photo

That was quite scrum of replies we got when we asked for your memories of this West Hartlepool rugby photograph.

The old Palladium picture hall.

Talk will recall Hartlepool cinema The Palladium

People still have time to sign up for a talk all about a former Hartlepool picture hall.

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Proms 2017: 22 pictures from Dene Community School

Thousands of students across the region have been getting their glad rags on to see in the end of the school year in style.
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