When a £1.6million project was revealed to revamp Hartlepool park

A project to transform a Hartlepool park was revealed in 1997.

Tony Hudspith, who met Steven Seagal.

Remembering the Hartlepool postman who met Steven Seagal

Carol Neesam, Tony Hudspith and Len Watson were all in the headlines 20 years ago this month.

Woolies in Middleton Grange in 2008.

Who got their records, sweets and Ladybird clothes from Woolies?

Remember those chart albums you could buy in the 1970s - but not by the original artists?

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Dame Vera Lynn's image was projected onto the white cliffs of Dover to celebrate her 100th birthday. Pic: PA.

Dame Vera Lynn's face appears on white cliffs of Dover as she turns 100

There were no bluebirds over the white cliffs of Dover as Dame Vera Lynn turned 100 today, but they received a makeover of a different kind.

Phil Linacre who was in fine form for Pools.

Early kick-off reaps rewards for Pools

A 12pm kick-off paid dividends for Hartlepool when beat York City at the Victoria Ground.

Taking a break in the sun in 1991.

Did you work at this popular Hartlepool factory?

It’s back to the late 1980s and early 1990s this week for memories of a factory which many people will have passed on their way into Hartlepool.

Art's depiction of Hartlepool.

Hartlepool through the eyes of an American

This fantastic piece of art comes to us from the USA - and from the fine hand of Art Gunther.


Memories of the massive mynah bird at Walton’s

You just loved our reminder of a Hartlepool pet shop.

Team mates help Russell Bradley to celebrate his goal.

Pools battlers showed true grit in this 1997 encounter

The great escape was very much on and gathering pace in Hartlepool in 1997.

An aerial view of Dock Rock.

You rocked the dock in 1986

It was packed with names such as Madness, Dr and the Medics, Lindisfarne, and the Wailers.

The Wesley nightclub in Hartlepool.

Foam parties and fun times at Hartlepool nightclub

Foam parties and fun times.

Jackson Locke pictured in an undated photograph.

The Hartlepool musician who met Glen Miller and Marilyn Monroe

Jackson Locke was a Hartlepool man with a link to the rich and famous.

Hartlepool Marina. Picture by FRANK REID

Marina blueprint unveiled in the 80s

Thirty four years ago, a blueprint was revealed for a Hartlepool project which would eventually change the face of the town.


Oscars - the place with great views to watch the world pass by

Mail readers had lots to tell us when we asked for memories of early memories of a Hartlepool wine bar.

Adam Boyd turns the Southend defender.

What a strike pairing this was for Pools!

A new strike pairing put Pools on the way to an impressive win at home to Southend.

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Remember the countdown clock?

2010 – that was the year when the tall ships were on their way.

The number 227 United bus gets a wash in Hartlepool.

Tickets please! Give us your memories of Hartlepool’s bus services in days gone by

Tickets please! We’re taking a look at the old buses of Hartlepool this week.

Asda in March 1996.

They served a mean gravy and chips - and rocked your babies to sleep

You certainly had plenty to say when we asked for memories of Asda when it was in the Middleton Grange Shopping Centre.

Michelle Ball.

Scary times on the Derwent Hill night walks - and you loved it!

Only a select few of our trips down Memory Lane have prompted as much of a reader response as this one.

Michelle Daurat.

Did you Come On Board with a Tall Ships poster?

From Pinnawela in Sri Lanka to the Pyramids of Giza - Hartlepool reached all over the world in 2010.

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