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Putting the new Maserati models to the test in the North Yorkshire Moors

The unmistakable snarl of the Maserati engine purred through the car as we set off on a sun-drenched drive through the North Yorkshire Moors.

Lifestyle
Spring scent to lift the spirits - daffodil Pacific Coast.

Why gardening can be good for your mental health

It can only be a good thing that people are talking about mental illness and health – and gardening can really help.

Lifestyle
Encourage your kids to get out into the garden.

Helping your children to get green fingers

Keeping children occupied, and getting them to eat fruit and vegetables, can be really tough for parents.

Family
Players and fans celebrate together after a memorable day.

What a day as Pools clinch a play-off place

It was Shear delight for Hartlepool United as they made the Third Division play-offs in 2002.

Nostalgia
'Belfie' fans don't leave this much to the imagination.

Are you daring enough to bare your backside at a beauty spot for a 'belfie'?

Do you feel brave enough to take a 'belfie'? That's a bum selfie if you don't already know.
Lifestyle
Which friend are you?

Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

The average adult has 40 friends - and they fall into one of eight categories, according to new research.
Offbeat
Are you among the crowds at the roadshow?

Remembering the roadshow at Seaton - with pictures not seen for 30 years

It had everything from games to goodies as well as lots of celebrity DJs.

Nostalgia
Will you be jetting off this winter? Picture: PA.

Ryanair announces new winter routes from Newcastle Airport

Holidaymakers seeking a bit of winter sun now have two new routes to choose from on Ryanair..
Travel
Angela Nellis and the friendly budgie.

Penny for your thoughts on Hartlepool’s coin-operated trolleys

More than 30 years ago, Hartlepool welcomed a new addition to the shopping world which remains with us to this day.

Nostalgia
Dad's Army is one of the favourite TV programmes of the fifty-somethings, apparently

Average fifty-something loves Queen, earns £19K, and works 21 hours a week, finds research

The average fifty-something prefers Queen over The Rolling Stones, Grease over Ghostbusters and loves a repeat of Only Fools and Horses, according to new research.

Offbeat
Gadgets: Top five spring kitchen appliances

Gadgets: Top five spring kitchen appliances

The season of picnics and garden parties is upon us, and how better to welcome spring than with some bright new kitchen gizmos?
Tech
Has your flight ever been delayed?

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.
Travel
Nettles on toast with pollack, wild garlic and poached egg

Food: Nettles on toast with pollack, wild garlic and poached egg (Serves 2)

Recipe – by Gill Meller
Eating Out
Gardening: Five of the best outdoor garden toys

Gardening: Five of the best outdoor garden toys

We look at a selection of outdoor garden ideas...
Lifestyle
Hummus

Hummus shortage leaves North East middle classes in dip disarray

They say bad things come in threes, and following Brexit and the General Election announcement, Brits were hit by another sucker punch with the news that the country’s hummus supplies were at critical levels.
Lifestyle
The Seattle skyline.

Travel: Seattle do very nicely for a buzzing city break

It’s scientifically proven that calories don’t count on vacation,” I’m told, as I bite into a hot, chewy, sugar-covered doughnut from Daily Dozen – the first of seven stops on my tour of Pike Place Market.

Travel
The Absolute who brought back memories for Mail readers.

We drummed up lots of interest with memories of these Hartlepool bands

There’s an entertainment theme to today’s Memory Lane page.

Nostalgia
One in six motorists admit illegally using their phone while driving despite tougher punishments being introduced last month. Pic: PA.

A sixth of drivers admit still using mobiles despite tougher penalties

One in six motorists admit to illegally using their phone while driving despite tougher punishments being introduced last month, a study has found.

Crime 4
The rural four-star Siblu Holiday Park.

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

We’re away for a week in Normandy again, somewhere we’ve been as a couple many times before.
Travel
Drivers face higher fines for speeding under new rules. Pic: PA.

Motoring groups welcome tougher penalties for speeding

The introduction of tougher punishments for the most serious speeding offences has been welcomed by motoring groups.

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