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Blackmailer claimed his nephew was dying during bid for cash

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Area in Brenda Road in Hartlepool subject to a previous planning application.

Land earmarked for wind turbines despite previous plan being rejected

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Bloodhound Project driver Andy Green inside the cockpit of the vehicle.

Hartlepool’s Andy Green eyes land speed record as Bloodhound supercar makes first public appearance

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The A19 near Peterlee. Credit: Google.

Lane closure after lorries collide on A19

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Police reassure public after stabbing rumours near Hartlepool

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Man, 80, denies saying girl ‘dreamed’ sex attack allegation

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Zero-hours contract 'epidemic' will take 40 years to resolve

Business

Contactless payments to be introduced for parking Durham City - and charges are going up

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TV store owner Brian Thompson. Pic: PA.

TV dealer admits charges over Kodi boxes which allow users to watch football and films illegally

Crime
Aldi

Aldi sees sales jump - while price cuts and new stores hit profits

Business

Lane closure after lorries collide on A19

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Durham Cathedral.

Contactless payments to be introduced for parking Durham City - and charges are going up

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The A19 south of Peterlee

Two taken to hospital and one arrested as police deal with FOUR accidents on the A19

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Ryanair

Ryanair pilots reject £12,000 bonus offers to help ease cancellation crisis - and instead ask for better contracts

Transport
The 'severed hand' found on the A19. Credit: Cleveland & Durham RPU.

A19 lane closure after 'severed hand' found in central reservation

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Blackmailer claimed his nephew was dying during bid for cash

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A police car.

Police reassure public after stabbing rumours near Hartlepool

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The case is being heard at Teesside Crown Court.

Man, 80, denies saying girl ‘dreamed’ sex attack allegation

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TV store owner Brian Thompson. Pic: PA.

TV dealer admits charges over Kodi boxes which allow users to watch football and films illegally

Crime

North East university rankings released: How Sunderland, Durham, Newcastle, Teesside and Northumbria fared

Education
Students at East Durham College.

College wins £130,000 boost to get students fitter

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Teaching assistants on a previous demo outside County Hall in Durham

Education chiefs put forward improved pay offer for teaching assistants in bid to end dispute

Education
Jessica Yong with maths teacher Tina Davison.

Hartlepool pupil’s top marks in GCSE exam – aged just 13!

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Sunderland College's city centre campus.

Sunderland College accused of ‘blatant’ ad-van stunt to poach students from rival providers

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Lane closure after lorries collide on A19

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It will take over 40 years to end the "epidemic" of zero hours contracts if the current trend continues, says the GMB. Pic: PA.

Zero-hours contract 'epidemic' will take 40 years to resolve

Business
Durham Cathedral.

Contactless payments to be introduced for parking Durham City - and charges are going up

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TV store owner Brian Thompson. Pic: PA.

TV dealer admits charges over Kodi boxes which allow users to watch football and films illegally

Crime

Student swamped with orders for Jeremy Corbyn Toby Jug launched to help pay university fees

Politics
Minister at the Department for Exiting the European Union, Steve Baker (left) with Craig Dohring station director at Hartlepool Power Station.

Minister promises Hartlepool’s nuclear power station has bright future after Brexit

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Hospital trust leaders' non attendance at a meeting over the future of fertility services in town angered Hartlepool Borough Council

Councillors vow they ‘will not be lied to’ after fertility unit rift with hospital trust

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Sir Vince Cable. Picture by PA

'We're not just Ukip in reverse' - Sir Vince Cable calls for wealth taxes at Lib Dem party conference

Politics
Grahame Morris, MP for Easington, is on the road to recovery.

MP opens up about cancer fight as he thanks NHS, friends, family and Jeremy Corbyn for support

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Land earmarked for wind turbines despite previous plan being rejected

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Photo issued by the National Trust of a red squirrel in the grounds of Wallington in Northumberland, as they have made a remarkable comeback on the estate after nearly being wiped out

Red squirrels return to North East visitor attraction after near-extinction through deadly virus

Environment
Hartlepool RNLI station mechanic Garry Waugh with eight-year-old Ciar Astley during the Brownies' visit to the Ferry Road boathouse. Pic: RNLI/Tom Collins.

Hartlepool Brownies pay special visit to RNLI station to learn about sea safety

Environment
Hartlepool RNLI - pic by Tom Collins.

Hartlepool lifeboat search for missing person

Environment

Shaping Up: Five ‘superfoods’ you should eat regularly

Opinion
Acai powder.

Recipe of the week: Raspberry acai smoothie bowl

Opinion
Graham Low doing his 777 workout.

Shaping Up: Can you handle our 777 workout?

Opinion
There are steps you can take to maintaining healthy eyes.

Why it's important to focus on having good eyesight

Opinion
Spending hours at a desk can leave you in real pain.

How to avoid long hours at a desk becoming a real pain

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