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Family’s delight as £50,000 appeal to help Hartlepool boy Alfie Smith walk reaches its target

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Drivers have been warned to take extra care as Storm Doris brings torrential rain to the region.

Drivers warned to take extra care as Storm Doris brings torrential rain to the North East

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John Twidale outside of his Whistlewood Close home. Picture by FRANK REID

Hartlepool homeowner threatened with court for paving over his front garden

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Head of midwifery Janet Mackie pictured signing the charter.

Extra support for Hartlepool and North Tees midwives

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‘Nail in coffin’ for Seaton - claim angry residents

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Greatham Village prepares for annual Snowdrop Sunday celebration

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Hartlepool sex charge man denies knowing victim

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Storm Doris is on the way, bringing snow, rain and gale-force winds

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The allotments at Thornhill Gardens in Hartlepool, Image copyright Google Maps.

Sheds on Hartlepool allotment destroyed by blaze

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Mum’s heartbreak after doctors find Bradley Lowery has new tumour

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One horse hit by vehicle after ponies run loose on A19

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Winter weather is predicted to return to the North East later this week.

Snow warning for County Durham motorists

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Drivers spend an average of five days stuck in traffic last year, a study found.

Drivers spending five days a year stuck in traffic jams

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The accident happened at this junction.

Cyclist dies after collision in Sunderland

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The incident happened just before midnight last night. Image by Google Maps.

Man cut free from car after late-night collision in Hartlepool

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Hartlepool sex charge man denies knowing victim

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The site of the former public toilets in Burn Valley Gardens at the junction of Stockton Road, Blakelock Road, Hartlepool. Picture by FRANK REID

Man denies being part of Hartlepool sex abuse ring

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Teesside Magistrates' Court

Hartlepool woman posed as psychic to con cash in Facebook scam

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Briarfields. Picture Google street view

Sentimental instrument snatched in shed burglary

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Caretaker Karen celebrates 30 years at Hartlepool school

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Counting chicken nuggets can help pre-school children develop maths skills.

How chicken nuggets can help pre-school kids learn to count

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The Technically Viral team from Byron Sixth Form College, who took first place in the Professional Class of the regional heat for the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge National competition.

Byron Sixth Form College into national F1 Schools competition final

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MP Grahame Morris during a visit to Profound Services. Picture by FRANK REID

Construction academy is helping build bright careers

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NCS Champion School awarded to headboy Lewis Bradford and headgirl Emily Gilhespy by representatives of the scheme.

School wins accolade for turning students into good citizens

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One horse hit by vehicle after ponies run loose on A19

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The Ad Hoc team outside one of their properties.

Ever fancied living in an old vicarage? Now’s your chance

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What's the toughest interview question you've been asked?

'What am I thinking right now?' - and 19 more of the hardest interview questions

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Church Street in Hartlepool.

Hartlepool drinking hours cut would be welcomed by readers

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Seaton parking charges due to be introduced despite protests

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From left Clive Hall of Hartlepool Foodbank, Councillor Alan Clark and Steven Carter, the councils health improvement practitioner during last year's pilot project

Back for seconds: The holiday hunger scheme which helped 2,000 people

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Lord Mandelson appearing on the BBC One current affairs programme, The Andrew Marr Show. Pic: BBC.

Former Hartlepool MP Lord Mandelson warns against 'Brexit at all costs'

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The University Hospital of Hartlepool.

Calls for health chiefs to try again to get hospital fertility service provider

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Tax-Free Childcare is designed to allow more parents to get back to work.

10 things every parent should know about Tax-Free Childcare

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Greatham Village prepares for annual Snowdrop Sunday celebration

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Work to repair the damage has started

Repair works after ancient Headland wall damaged by strong seas

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Another view of the maintenance work. Pic: Ashley Foster.

Hartlepool Marina lock emptied for first time in more than 20 years

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Thousands of plastic pellets have been found washed up on the beach at Seaton Carew, Hartlepool.

Thousands of tiny plastic 'nurdles' washed up on Hartlepool beach

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Extra support for Hartlepool and North Tees midwives

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Many nurses feel they are too busy to give dying patients high-quality care, a new poll suggests. Picture: PA.

Two-thirds of nurses struggle to find time to care properly for the dying

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How much do you drink?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

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Step counter apps could be doing harm by driving people to chase over-ambitious goals, a leading computer scientist has claimed. Pic: PA.

Step-counter apps 'could do more harm than good'

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Tutor Ian Craggs second left leads an Active Minds session for carers and for people with dementia.

Making a difference to those with dementia

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