Nostalgia

Nostalgia

Pools boss turned game around with half-time team-talk

A half-time team talk certainly did the trick in a game against Mansfield more than 30 years ago which saw Pools trailing at the break.

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Staff from Fieldview care home got right into the spirit.

Who got drenched for charity in the Ice Bucket Challenge?

It was extremely chilly and very worthy.

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The Top Shop toy shop in Elwick Road, Hartlepool, in 1991.

Was this a favourite toy shop of yours?

It’s always nice to bring back fond memories for Mail readers.

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Frank Mayes was Hartlepool's horoscope man.

Did Hartlepool horoscope man Frank Mayes predict your future?

He was the horoscope specialist of Hartlepool but who remembers Frank Mayes?

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Visions in Hartlepool.

17,000 reasons to remember a Hartlepool wine bar

A great bar and a fantastic restaurant upstairs.

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Ring any bells? The barbershop singers on HMS Warrior.

Were you in harmony with the barbershop singers

Dozens of barbershop singers in Hartlepool had reason to remember the day the television cameras came to town.

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John McGinley evades a tackle from Swansea veteran Tommy Hutchinson.

When Pools were a match for high-flying Swansea

Promotion chasing Swansea City came away from the Victoria Ground with a valuable point - but Hartlepool United were very much their equals in this close-fought encounter.

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Snow drifts in Hartlepool 50 years ago.

Cool reminders of chilly Hartlepool winters

With snow on the way, we thought we would take a look back at some winter scenes through the decades.

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Asters in Seaton Carew.

The 80s Hartlepool venue you all adored

You danced to Wham, had a go on Herby the bull and got in for £1.

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Violitt Allison and Kathleen Howitt.

The hundreds of Hartlepool people who headed to a land Down Under

Back in the 1980s, Hartlepool had a club which was very big Down Under.

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Marillion paying a visit to Hartlepool.

Do you remember .... the day Marillion came to Hartlepool

Musically minded Hartlepool people may recall this visit to town by a group of top rockers.

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The Cellar Bar in Whitby Street.

Great nights in the Cellar Bar

A popular Hartlepool bar hit just the spot when we asked readers for their memories.

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A favourite pub for many of us over the years was the Clansman which first opened in 1972.

Canny memories of the Clanny ‘back in the day’

You could not miss this striking Hartlepool pub which stood out in the town centre.

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The high-flying Seaton Girls team.

Seaton’s teams enjoyed a fantastic year

Pools were going well in 2004 and so were teams further down the football ladder.

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Anthony Sweeney.

A case for the defence in 2004

Some goalless draws are instantly forgettable.

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The old Hartlepool Bus Station.

Transported back in time for wonderful memories of Hartlepool bus station

A nostalgic look back at a piece of town centre history attracted the attention of thousands of Hartlepool Mail readers.

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The 'skeleton pier' was demolished and replaced by a new pier as part of the new marina development.

Fab four scenes are reminders of old Hartlepool

Who remembers these iconic scenes of Hartlepool in days gone by.

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Commodore 64

The future is retro: could your old tech be worth a fortune?

While shiny new PlayStation 4 Slims and Xbox One S games consoles are likely to be high up on the wish lists of many this Christmas, others would like nothing more than to slip back in time to the golden age of video games, between the late 70s and early 90s.
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Susan Sharman as a child, standing far right.
Also pictured, from left to right, are her mum Lorna, dad Frank and sister Alison

Determined mum unearths more of her Hartlepool past

A reader has unearthed even more of her family tree - three years after first sharing the fascinating tale with the Hartlepool Mail.

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The Radio 1 Roadshow attracted a huge crowd on Seaton Green.

Sunshine days with the Radio 1 roadshow at Seaton

Roadshow memories were music to thousands of ears.

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