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See how your councillors voted as a 31% basic allowance increase is agreed

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Anne Malcolm pictured after her appointment as head in 2011.

Your views on Hartlepool headteacher lycra tube skirt row

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Watch: Slideshow of Hartlepool and East Durham school prom memories

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Some cigarettes and tobacco were smuggled in at Durham Tees Valley Airport.

Serial tobacco smuggler from Hartlepool avoids jail

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Hartlepool councillors vote in favour of 31% rise in their basic allowance

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Headteacher apologises after telling pupils no one over size 8 should wear tube skirts

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Brexit a year on - Hartlepool still favours Leave, but poll suggests gap has closed

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Can you help snare yobs after three months of attacks in two parks?

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A Hotpoint fridge-freezer is thought to have caused the Grenfell Tower blaze.

Hotpoint fridge-freezer identified as cause of Grenfell Tower fire

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Hartlepool councillors have voted themselves a big rise in basic allowances.

23 things you said about Hartlepool councillors' inflation-busting 31% rise

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Passengers face three more days of misery after new rail strike is called

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Hartlepool RNLI all weather lifeboat pictured with the angling boat that had suffered mechanical failure.

Man towed to safety after boat suffers failure off Hartlepool coastline

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Flooding in West View Road, Hartlepool, in 2015.

Work set to start on £2.2million project to tackle flooding in Hartlepool

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Newcastle voted nation's favourite airport

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Passengers arriving at the North Terminal at Gatwick Airport, which is one of four British airports among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings. Picture by Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Four UK airports named among the world's worst

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Serial tobacco smuggler from Hartlepool avoids jail

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Damage caused by yobs.

Can you help snare yobs after three months of attacks in two parks?

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The case was heard at Teesside Magistrates' Court.

Hartlepool mum spared jail over children’s school attendance

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Chris Killen at crown court on Wednesday.

Former North-East professional footballer admits sex attack on young woman

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Your views on Hartlepool headteacher lycra tube skirt row

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Anne Malcolm headteacher Manor Community Academy.

Headteacher apologises after telling pupils no one over size 8 should wear tube skirts

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Paul Suggitt  completes his 5000th mile in front of Throston Primary School pupils.  Picture by FRANK REID

Hartlepool fundraiser celebrates reaching half way point in epic 10,000 mile challenge

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Clavering Primary School Fairtrade Steering Group.

Hartlepool school celebrates Fairtrade status

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How did your college or university do?

So how did your college or university do in the new teaching assessment tables?

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Hotpoint fridge-freezer identified as cause of Grenfell Tower fire

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Northern rail users are facing more disruption to services next month.

Passengers face three more days of misery after new rail strike is called

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New jobs as Hartlepool recycling firm cleans up at awards

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A botched Brexit will hit 'Sunderland companies big and small - not just Nissan', MP warns Parliament

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See how your councillors voted as a 31% basic allowance increase is agreed

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Our writer, no stranger to political criticism himself, feels a proposed 31 per cent rise for councillors at Hartlepool Civic Centre would be inappropriate.

Hartlepool councillors vote in favour of 31% rise in their basic allowance

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EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier, right, and British Secretary of State David Davis shake hands as they arrive at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, June 19, 2017. Brexit negotiators will discuss Monday Britain's financial obligations to the European Union as the long, complicated and potentially perilous process of the U.K. leaving the bloc finally gets underway. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Brexit a year on - Hartlepool still favours Leave, but poll suggests gap has closed

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Hartlepool councillors have voted themselves a big rise in basic allowances.

23 things you said about Hartlepool councillors' inflation-busting 31% rise

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Mike Hill with Kay Barron, one of the event organisers at the Great Get Together at Stranton.

Mike Hill: There are many similarities between Hartlepool and London

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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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One of the housing development sites at Hart Village.

Housing group wants to build more homes in Hart village

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Councillors hail boost to care bed numbers in Hartlepool

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Feeling Great: Change your night time routine to wake up earlier

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The Wynyard Road Primary Care Centre

New provider of Hartlepool GP practices announced

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Dogs Nahla and Ruby cool off in the warm weather. Pic by Tim Richardson

Tips for coping during the heatwave

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The effects of smoking are being felt by children who need hospital treatment.

Doctor’s warning over children’s secondhand smoke exposure

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