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Model railway fans enjoy annual show

More than 1,000 train enthusiasts from across the region steamed into Hartlepool at the weekend to enjoy an annual model railway exhibition.


Hordes of fundraising zombies walk through Hartlepool town centre

Hordes of zombies took to the streets of Hartlepool at the weekend as part of a spooky fundraising initiative for a youngster with cerebral palsy.


Hundreds of folk fans enjoy sell-out Hartlepool Folk Festival

Hundreds of folk fans turned out in force to enjoy the second Hartlepool Folk Festival in the town.


Prisoner death: Serious concerns over female inmate found hanged after giving birth

The coroner at an inquest into the death of a prisoner found hanged in her cell days after she gave birth said the hearing had revealed "a series of very serious matters".


Minister reveals £4million plan to boost electric car numbers in bid to calm Nissan's Brexit fears

Business Secretary Greg Clark has set out a £4million plan to boost the number of electric vehicles on the UK's roads as he met Japanese automotive chiefs in an effort to reassure them about Brexit.

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The One Show presenters Alex Jones and Matt Baker with one of this year's rickshaw challenge riders

Children In Need’s Rickshaw Challenge heading to Hartlepool

An epic charity challenge as part of this year’s Children In Need is to visit Hartlepool.

Church Street in Hartlepool where there are a number of takeaways.

Hartlepool health officials targeting takeaways as the town is named North East fast food capital

Hartlepool is the fast food capital of the North East with more takeaways for the population than anywhere else in the region.

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You could see up to 25 shooting stars an hour as the Earth intersects the orbit of Halleys Comet.

Will I need a telescope to see the Orionid meteor shower this weekend?

Head outside one evening this weekend and you may well see the annual Orionids meteor shower in Britain’s skies.

Court of Appeal in London.

Cannabis conspiracy man fails in appeal court bid to have sentence cut

A tax-evading estates manager who was part of a £500,000-a-year cannabis plot has failed in a bid to get his jail term slashed.

The Question Time panel from left; Yanis Varoufakis, Lisa Duffy, Angela Rayner, David Dimbleby, Ken Clarke and Conrad Black.

Hartlepool faces backlash after Question Time

Hartlepool found itself the focus of a backlash on social media after a Polish woman was booed over her comments on Brexit when the BBC’s Question Time came to town.

Police are appealing for information

Police appeal after man injured in hit and run

Police are appealing for information on a hit-and-run driver who left a man injured in a collision.

The injuries suffered by a cow when it was attacked in Trimdon Grange.,

Cow attacked with nailed stick

A cow may have to be put down after it was slashed in an horrific attack.

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Bradley Lowery in his uniform ready for school.

Brave Bradley goes back to school despite battling cancer

Battling Bradley Lowery went back to school after his latest bout of chemotherapy.

Mark Nichols, chairman of Northern Pride.

Pardons for gay and bisexual men 'should have come sooner' says Northern Pride chairman

The chairman of a North East LGBT organisation has hailed pardons for thousands of gay and bisexual men as a "brilliant thing".

RSPB Salthome

Salthome hoping to fly high in tourism awards

A nature reserve is in the running for a prestigious award.

New figures released by Public Health England show Hartlepool is the north east's fast food capital

Revealed: Hartlepool is the fast food capital of the north east

Hartlepool is the fast food capital of the north east, new figures published today reveal.

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Fens Medical Centre

Meetings planned to discuss future of Hartlepool GP practices

Health bosses are due to attend a Hartlepool Borough Council meeting next week to provide more information about the future of three GP practices in the town.

HMS Duncan (centre), observing Russian Kirov Class Battlecruiser (left) and Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, which are part of a Russian task group, during transit through the North Sea.

The Russian warships tracked by the Royal Navy through the North Sea

Ship-by-ship, this is the Russian naval convoy tracked through the North Sea by the Royal Navy.

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Carlos Ghosn at the launch of the Sunderland-built mark two Qasqai

Nissan set to decide whether Sunderland plant will build new Qashqai

Nissan will decide next month whether its Wearside plant will build a third generation of the best-selling Qashqai, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn has revealed.
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