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Stars' video message to brave Bradley Lowery

The stars have come out for Bradley.
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Manor Park Care Home, Greenock Road, Hartlepool.

Union bosses praise council for looking into care home ‘crisis’ in Hartlepool

Union chiefs have welcomed the news that civic bosses will look at the current provision of care for elderly people in Hartlepool following the closure of another of the town’s homes.

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Terry Jones has been diagnosed with dementia. Picture: Press Association.

Monty Python's Terry Jones diagnosed with dementia

Monty Python star Terry Jones has been diagnosed with dementia.

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Two-thirds of Hartlepool babies born to unmarried parents

Two-thirds of Hartlepool babies born to unmarried parents

More than two thirds of babies in Hartlepool are born outside marriage or a civil partnership, which is among the highest in the UK.

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Fens Medical Centre

Councillors call on health chiefs to keep three Hartlepool GP practices open

Councillors have called on health chiefs to work to keep open all three GP Hartlepool medical centres that are under review.

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Daryl Sanders suffered a cardiac arrest at home, and was saved by his mother.

Hartlepool family thank air ambulance heroes with charity day

A Hartlepool family will be throwing a garden party to raise cash for air ambulance heroes.

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A body weight squat.

SHAPING UP: Four ways to burn off more fat

There is nothing quite as frustrating as seeing your fat loss results fizzle out.

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Church Street, Hartlepool.

Mixed reaction over plans to crackdown on Hartlepool takeaways

The news that health chiefs in Hartlepool are to crack down on the number of takeaway outlets in the town has provoked a mixed response from readers.

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Sophie Thackray has returned to Hartlepool College of Further Education to study to be a teacher on the art & design course, just two years after undergoing a life-saving liver transplant.

Meet Sophie, the Hartlepool student with a 74-year-old’s liver

A student has battled back from the brink of death after a life-saving transplant when medics found a 20cm tumour in her liver.

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Church Street, Hartlepool. Picture by FRANK REID

Crackdown on Hartlepool takeaways in bid to tackle obesity

A crackdown on the number of fast food takeaways in Hartlepool is planned to help tackle obesity levels.

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L-R: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher (Leader of Hartlepool Borough Council), Sam Gustard (Stop Smoking Facilitator, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust), Carole Johnson (Head of Health Improvement at Hartlepool Borough Council), Leanne Watson (Stop Smoking Facilitator, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust), and Martyn Willmore (Performance Improvement Delivery Manager at Fresh).

Hartlepool backs Stoptober for fifth year

Local health leaders say there has never been so much support to help people quit smoking as the fifth annual Stoptober approaches.

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Parents have been urged to get their child's eyes tested to ensure there are no issues with their sight.

Tens of thousands of children in region struggling to see

More than 70,000 children across the North East could be living with an undiagnosed vision problem according to health experts.

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More and more men are said to be overdoing it in the gym.

Fatty fears are turning more men into gym bunnies - but it could be damaging their health

The desire to look like musclebound Hollywood hunks such as Hugh Jackman or Vin Diesel could lead to gym bunnies overdoing it and damaging their health.

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Cleveland Fire Brigade have had to rescue a number of obese people who are too big to move on their own.

Cleveland Fire Brigade rescuing more obese people

Cleveland Fire Brigade has had to rescue 33 people in the last year who are too large to move on their own.
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The fundraising football teams who took part in the match for Bradley Lowery.

Players net £600 for brave Bradley Lowery’s cancer treatment mission

Kind-hearted football players have netted £600 to help a five-year-old boy’s cancer battle.

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Manor Park Care Home, Greenock Road, Hartlepool.

Nursing bed capacity in Hartlepool at ‘crisis point’

Nursing bed availability in Hartlepool is at “crisis point” following the closure of another home, a councillor says.

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The proportion of women smoking in pregnancy has fallen across the North East.

Fall in smoking rate among Hartlepool mums-to-be

The proportion of women smoking in pregnancy fell in Hartlepool last year.

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Hartlepool to tell GP bosses what it thinks about review of three town surgeries

Hartlepool to tell GP bosses what it thinks about review of three town surgeries

A patients group says local NHS leaders should be in no doubt about the strength of feeling surrounding proposals which could see up to two town practices close.

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Members of Fighting 4 Hartlepool Hospital outside the hospital in Holdforth Road, Hartlepool.

Speakers lined up for Hartlepool rally against NHS cuts

A host of speakers both local and from around the country will speak at a protest rally in Hartlepool against cuts to the NHS.

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(from left to right) Duncan James, Dan Locking (change director, Bupa Care Services), Jayne Parkins and David Hynam (general manager, Bupa Care Services).

Nursing award for Hartlepool care home worker

A caring nurse has scooped a top honour for her dedication to her job.

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