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Fire-ravaged Hartlepool school in running for national award

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Utility Alliance directors Bob Moore, Darren Sutherland and Phill Moore.

Firm plugs gap in market as new office creates 200 jobs

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The scene of a crash on the A19 at Easington. Credit: Durham Constabulary.

Car and lorry involved in A19 crash

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A public inquiry will be held into the Grenfell Tower fire. Picture: PA.

Grenfell Tower fire: What are public inquiries and what happens?

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A19 reopens after truck sheds its load

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Patients with long-term conditions ditching prescriptions to save money

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Weather warning as heavy rain batters the North East

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Hartlepool United severs all ties with JPNG and Gary Coxall in takeover

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Performers from the Planet Circus under the Big Top.  Picture by FRANK REID

Thrills and spills as the circus comes to Hartlepool

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The King's Division Band.

Headland Festival is set to celebrate Armed Forces Day

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Car and lorry involved in A19 crash

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A truck has shed its load on the A19 near Seaham. Credit: @DurhamRPU

A19 reopens after truck sheds its load

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Skelton Street

Yobs cutting car brake pipes in Hartlepool streets slammed for risking lives

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The Great North Air Ambulance lands near the scene of the crash in Thornaby. Credit: GNAA

Man fighting for life in hospital after horror smash

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The incident took place on Saturday. Image: Google Maps.

Pedestrian seriously injured after colliding with car on A19

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Grenfell Tower fire: What are public inquiries and what happens?

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David Gallagher.

Cocaine dealer’s jail sentence cut by Court of Appeal judges

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Paul Odwyer and Jennifer Brown outside their home where the car smashed into the wall.

Family’s lucky escape as overturning car demolishes wall at Hartlepool home

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Five ways to protect yourself from ID fraud - and 5 things to do if it's too late

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Young Hartlepool actor clinches dream course

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Petra Kvitova. Picture by Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Women's tennis matches being limited to three sets is 'outdated and degrading', says Sunderland sports expert

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Call to relax sports dress code for 'body conscious' schoolgirls

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Figures suggest that rising numbers of poor students are dropping out of university before finishing their degree. Picture: PA.

More poor students are dropping out of university early, figures show

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Bill Elliott and Kirsty Walker from Beamish Museum with pupils from St. Josephs primary school, Blackhall (red) and Blackhall Primary School (grey)  Picture by FRANK REID

‘We are amused’ – kids love Victorian toys

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Firm plugs gap in market as new office creates 200 jobs

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The scene of a crash on the A19 at Easington. Credit: Durham Constabulary.

Car and lorry involved in A19 crash

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A truck has shed its load on the A19 near Seaham. Credit: @DurhamRPU

A19 reopens after truck sheds its load

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Workers begin to remove the MV Ella former restaurant boat from Hartlepool Marina.

Operation launched as former restaurant boat is towed from moorings

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Mike Hill: I couldn’t be more optimistic for the party and the future of young people

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Corbyn and May are proving popular among parents

New parents naming babies after politicians - with 'Corbyn' the hottest new name trend

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Almost half of Britons think that the Government should hike taxes and increase spending according to a major study of social attitudes. Picture by Yui Mok/PA Wire

Half UK population now back tax rises to increase public spending, finds study

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Hartlepool council says elderly patients should not spend longer than necessary in hospital.

Hospital discharge delays ‘at lowest for a decade’

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The worrying statistics have been released by the ONS.

ONS figures reveal worrying poverty rates in the UK

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Mattress 'mountains' springing up as firms find recycling too costly

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Jessica Stones with dad Kevin Stones on the day of the Seaton Beach Clean.

Hartlepool youngster launches Facebook campaign to help clean-up Seaton Beach

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Brussels Central Station has been evacuated after an explosion tonight.

Brussels station evacuated after reported explosion

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So are Brexit voters more like middle-class TV character Victor Meldew, played by Richard Wilson, left, or working-class Alf Garnett, played by Warren Mitchell?

So who is your typical Brexit voter? You may be surprised by the latest findings

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Patients with long-term conditions ditching prescriptions to save money

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Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery is 'deteriorating fast', his heartbroken mum reveals

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Are you sun-savvy?

Parents have ‘relaxed’ attitude to kids’ sun safety, says survey

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A vaccination syringe as a patch has been developed which could replace traditional flu jabs. Picture by Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Flu patch developed aimed at replacing traditional jabs

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Hartlepool council says elderly patients should not spend longer than necessary in hospital.

Hospital discharge delays ‘at lowest for a decade’

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