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A £500,000 investment unveiled for Hartlepool museum

Plans to invest up to £500,000 at a Hartlepool tourist attraction have been unveiled.

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MoneySuperMarket fined £80k for sending millions of unwanted marketing emails

MoneySuperMarket has been fined £80,000 for ignoring customers' marketing email opt-outs.

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A Greggs store.

Jobs boost at Hartlepool Greggs as shop gets overhaul

A Greggs shop in Hartlepool has created two new jobs after undergoing refurbishment.

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An artist's impression on how the treehouses would look

Luxury treehouse rooms planned for North East hotel

A North East hotel plans to branch out - with the creation of six luxury treehouses.

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Mike Ashley

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley sees Sports Direct profits drop 58% after Brexit hits the pound

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct has revealed annual profits more than halved after it was left exposed by the pound's plunge following the Brexit vote.

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Licensing panel urged not to stop 4am drinking in Hartlepool because hours mean ‘crime and disorder rates are lower’

Licensing panel urged not to stop 4am drinking in Hartlepool because hours mean ‘crime and disorder rates are lower’

Licensing chiefs are being urged not to support calls to introduce legislation limiting late night drinking in Hartlepool.

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Citizen Advice Hartlepool is backing the national campaign. Picture: PA Photo.

Hartlepool advice boss backs calls for new benefit reform

A Hartlepool advice service is backing a national campaign calling for reform of a new benefit amid claims it is pushing people into debt.

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Bollards at the junction of Mowbray Road and Catcote Road. Picture by FRANK REID

Council warning as three-weeks of resurfacing work is set to close road

Motorists are being warned to watch out for roadworks in a Hartlepool street starting next week.

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Programme leader Kim Drady with Chelsea Parker, receiving her award from Caterpillars Chris Fairs.

Chelsea graduates to new role at Caterpillar plant

Award-winner Chelsea Parker has engineered a permanent role at Peterlee’s Caterpillar plant.

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The Cake Lady Natalie Mann, left, and new apprentice Jemma Hare.

Apprentice Jemma is icing on cake for East Durham business

A new apprentice is the icing on the cake for Natalie Mann.

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Anne Parkinson, right, provides support to job hopeful Sharon Weldrake.

Meet the kind-hearted volunteer helping people from Hartlepool to find jobs

A kind-hearted volunteer has been hailed after helping nine Hartlepool job-seekers find work in a matter of months.

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Jake Bugg. Photo by Tom Oxley

Win: Tickets to Jake Bugg’s North East gig

One of the UK’s brightest music stars, Jake Bugg, is set to rock Newcastle when he kicks off the return of the city’s outdoor live music spectacular, Live From Times Square – and you could be there for free.

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Claudio Andre and  Apollo Ouedraogo with the Super Mighty Parmo Challenge

Could you tackle Hartlepool restaurant’s huge parmo challenge?

A Hartlepool restaurant has come up with a challenge fit to test the stomachs of the hungriest of diners.

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The charges will stop next year. Picture: PA.

Charges for card payments to be banned from next year, government reveals

"Rip-off" surcharges levied by companies on customers who pay with debit or credit cards are to end at the beginning of next year, the Government has announced.

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Hartlepool's Summerhill Country Park and Visitor Centre.

Options on the table for future of Hartlepool cafe

A cafe at a popular Hartlepool attraction will come under review next week.

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The new Jane Austen 10 banknote will be issued on September 14. Pic: Bank of England/PA Wire.

10 things you need to know about the new Jane Austen tenner

A new £10 note celebrating Jane Austen has been unveiled by the Bank of England on the 200th anniversary of the author's death.
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A Starbucks drive through in Pocklington, Yorkshire of similar design to the proposed Hartlepool development

Drive through Starbucks plan at Hartlepool retail park

Hartlepool could be about to get its first Starbucks coffee shop in the shape of a drive through.

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How much did your premium cost this year?

'Dramatic increase' in motor insurance premiums

Drivers are paying record amounts for their car insurance, with average premiums up 11% in the last year, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has said.

Business
Sodastream have tested the Beer Bar in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Sodastream trials beer concentrates which create 5% lager

Sodastream is looking to lock down a beer partnership that will help shake up the home brewing market and push its carbonated water machines into a growing number of homes across the UK.

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JDR Cables' plant in Hartlepool

New vision of growth after buy-out of Hartlepool firm JDR

A successful Hartlepool company is expected to grow even further following a takeover.

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