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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.
Meconopsis Lingholm (Himalayan blue poppy). Picture by: Plant World Seeds

Gardening: Get free seeds with Plant World Seeds’ new catalogue

The Plant World Seeds offers have always been very popular – and here’s a new one to celebrate the company’s new catalogue.

Pools second came from the head of Ian McGuckin.

Goals galore as Pools hang on for victory

This wasn’t even a game of two halves. It was a tie which Pools dominated for 71 minutes and almost threw away in the last 20.

Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

There was a time when Morecambe was known as the Naples of the North.

Cheeky Monkeys Nursery staff and children making cup cakes in aid of Children In Need in 2012.

Pennies galore for Pudsey - more of your Hartlepool Children In Need memories

Put yourself back in time for Pudsey-powered nostalgia.

Sony MDR-XB650BT On-Ear Headphones, 76.99,

Gadgets: 5 of the best headphones

We look at 5 of the best headphones

Hunter Red Original Tall Gloss Boot

Gardening: 4 of the best wellington boots

We look at 5 of the best boots for the garden

Ching-He Huang

Food and Drink: It might sound crazy but we’ve being doing stir-fries all wrong, says Ching-He Huang

How many of us have lumped for a supermarket stir-fry mix, complete with sickly packet sauce, dumped it all in a wok, burned the bottom, and wished we’d just ordered in chow mein? We’re betting this happens a lot.

An old view of Hartlepool docks.

The family which shaped part of Hartlepool - before war wiped them out

From eloping couples to encounters with highwaymen - retired teacher Maureen Taylor-Gooby has investigated one of the North-East’s most influential families.

The Jack and Jill Shop in Hartlepool.

Posh frocks, Christmas clothes and even ski pants from this wonderful Hartlepool shop

We turned the clock back to 1995 when we shared this image of a popular Hartlepool shop.

We need your help to find the best Italian restaurant in the Hartlepool area.

Can you help us find the best Italian restaurant in the Hartlepool area?

Pasta or pizza? Spaghetti or penne? Pepperoni or anchovy? Everyone loves an Italian meal.

How were your tomatoes this year?

Gardening: How were your tomatoes this year?

It’s November and the last of the tomatoes have been used – so what’s the verdict on this year’s crop and varieties?

Paul Wratten in FA Cup action for Pools.

Johnrose sparks an FA Cup fightback for defiant Pools

It was a return to his old stamping ground for Alan Murray.

Picturesque views of Boston.

Travel: Boston – home of ball games, seafood and lots of boiled treats!

There are three things that I love about Boston and Massachusetts – the sport, the history and the food.

What a great turnout for the run. Who do you recognise from this groupphotograph?

Pudsey power in Hartlepool! Spot anyone you know in this retro English Martyrs fundraiser?

Pudsey power is with us again and the Children in Need appeal is in the spotlight.

Cath Hill Close, in Seaton Carew.

Take a look inside 'stunning' Hartlepool four-bedroom home

29 Cath Hill Close, The Paddock, Seaton Carew, Hartlepool. Price: Was £167,500, now £164,950 or nearest offer
Emma Clarke and husband Jack Kane with her daughter Lola on the couple's wedding day.

Couple’s double big day joy as groom reveals illness is not terminal

A man who was told he had just weeks to live got nurses to lift him out of his wheelchair so he could propose to his girlfriend.

Picture by PA

Six ways to stay happy and healthy in winter

We can all find the motivation to throw on our trainers when the pavements are hot and eat healthily when the days are long.

Another view of the Hartlepool  venue.

Tasty memories of a touch of Italy in Hartlepool

A little bit of Italy came to Hartlepool in 1994 and we wanted to know what Mail readers remembered of it.


The 12 predicted top-selling toys this Christmas as parents set to spend an average of £121 on each child

The latest Nerf blaster, the original Stretch Armstrong action figure and the sequel to last year's Hatchimals are the must-have toys this Christmas as British parents prepare to spend an average of £121 on each child.
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