A great goal, a fine goalkeeping performance and a new hero for Pools to admire

A fine Pools performance brought two milestones for the Victoria Park faithful in October 1988.

An image of the old Hartlepool trams.

Books bring to life pictures from Hartlepool’s past

We’re taking one last look this week at a series of books which examines Hartlepool’s past in pictures.

The Brus Arms.

It served West View for decades - but who remembers this former Hartlepool pub?

David Smyth turned the clock back for special celebrations in 1988 - and he was the one to shout loudest about them.

Its almost 40 years since the Seaton Carew swimming baths were demolished. Wed love even more of your memories.

Pork pies washed down with hot orange - memories of a trip to Seaton baths

Pork pies and Horlicks tablets, hot orange or Bovril.

Paul Dalton on the attack yet again for Pools against Scunthorpe.

A day for heroes as 10-man Pools bounce back

It was a day for new signings to shine.

A Church Street bus with the Zetland in the background.

On the move with memories of transport in old Hartlepool

We’re out and about in retro Hartlepool this week with a look at old fashioned transport.

York Road  in the 1950s with  Frank Wright's toy shop in the forground and Argosy next to it.

You put your heart and sole into a nostalgic look back on this Hartlepool shoe shop

If your feet were cared for, you couldn’t go wrong - and they were certainly cared for at Argosy.

Give us your memories of St Cuthbert's School.

10 out of 10 for your Hartlepool school memories

Schooldays bring back fond memories for many people - especially when they are all about a place which had a playground on its roof.

Simon Lowe in action for Pools.

Turner to the rescue as Pools grab a late ‘86 lifeline

Sometimes, it takes a gritty never-say-die display to earn a result.

Give us your memories of St Cuthbert's School.

Did you spend your Hartlepool school days at any of these places?

You could earn top marks if you give us your memories of these Hartlepool schools.

Thorpe Hospital which closed 31 years ago.

Oh baby! Your memories of the wonderful Little Thorpe Hospital

Such happy memories came flooding back for thousands of Hartlepool Mail followers - and all because of one little but much-loved hospital.

Binns corner.

A bop and a bargain - Hartlepool in the mid-1980s

We love a look back at the Hartlepool shops, clubs, pubs and nightclubs of yesteryear.

The Radio 1 Roadshow attracted a huge crowd on Seaton Green back in 1985

Former DJ looking back as Radio 1 celebrates 50 years of broadcasting

A former Hartlepool DJ is set to look back on 50 years of Radio 1 as the national station celebrates the milestone today.

Paul Baker in action.

Bring on Spurs! Pools won the right in 1990 to take on the London giants in the cup

A Paul Baker volley on the turn - 27 years ago - was a real money-spinner for Hartlepool United.

Duncans in 1966 - where well-stocked shelves included Huntley and Palmers breakfast biscuits for a shilling a packet.

Remembering top bargains at Hartlepool shops of yesteryear

Who remembers Duncans – where well-stocked shelves included Huntley and Palmers breakfast biscuits for a shilling a packet?

Elwick Road School in Hartlepool.

Who remembers art, woodwork and metal work at this Hartlepool school?

An old photograph of a Hartlepool school had you all reaching back into your memories of days in the classroom.

Phones 4u is among the High Street casualties of recent years.

Fallen High Street shopping giants remembered

Once they dominated our High Streets and out of town retails parks.


Work begins on the new 1950’s town at Beamish Museum

Dust off your blue suede shoes - work has begun on a new £18million development at Beamish Museum that’s set to transport visitors back to the 1950s.

Paul Dobson on the charge for Hartlepool.

Memory Lane: A delightful Dobson winner to settle this 1985 Hartlepool United match

Pools had Lady Luck on their side as they fought their way to a fourth win in as many games in 1985.

A game of bowls in Ward Jackson Park.

Chilling in Hartlepool - the old-fashioned way

A wonderful insight into Hartlepool’s nostalgia has been prepared by researchers.

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