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New Marina bar owner speaks of how popping out for lunch led to launching business venture

The owner of one of the new Hartlepool’s new Marina night spots has revealed that popping out for lunch led him to opening new bar ‘The Open Jar.’

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Bradley Lowery will be a mascot at the Sunderland AFC v Chelsea game.

Little fighter Bradley Lowery set to be mascot at Sunderland v Chelsea game

Battling youngster Bradley Lowery is set to be one of Sunderland AFC's mascots once again for next week's home game against Chelsea.

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Poultry keepers warned to take action against bird flu outbreak

Poultry keepers are being warned that they must take action to protect their birds following an outbreak of avian flu across Europe.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has been criticised for his comments.

Road safety groups condemn Transport Secretary Chris Grayling for comments on drinking before driving

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, is under fire for suggesting that it is okay to have "a glass of wine at the pub" before driving, despite a Government commissioned review finding that drinking within the current limit makes drivers 13 times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash.

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Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.


Health bosses' reminder as winter vomiting bug spreads

Health bosses are reminding people in the North East to take precautions against spreading the winter vomiting bug norovirus.

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Bradley Lowery pictured at party.

Let’s light the sky for Bradley with lantern release

A charity will show its support for Bradley Lowery by lighting the sky for him.

Where do you hide your Christmas presents?

Revealed - the top present hiding locations this Christmas

Linen cupboards, gym bags and even the neighbour’s house are some of the places that UK’s Christmas shoppers will hide presents in at attempt to avoid Christmas being spoiled by prying eyes.

Are you heading to your Christmas party this weekend?

Nine things NOT to do at your work Christmas party

If you're getting your gladrags on this weekend for the Christmas party, make sure you don't wake up filled with regret the following day.
The planned new children's play area

Council revises plans for Seaton Carew after Longscar ruling

Seaton Carew is set for a new lease of life with plans released today.
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Liz Truss and Alan Mak, Drive for Justice

Justice secretary praises our killer drivers campaign

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.
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Non-league football club's results expunged after resigning from league

A football club has had its results for the season expunged after resigning from the Northern League.

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Coronation Street actress Samia Ghadie and  Alfie Smith at the switch on of Hartlepool's Christmas lights. Picture: TOM BANKS

Stars get behind the Help Alfie Walk campaign

The plight of a schoolboy desperately trying to raise £50,000 to fund a life-changing operation has touched the hearts of the stars.

Bradley is given cuddles in his hospital bed by dad Carl.

Messages of support continue to flood in after heartbreaking news about Bradley Lowery

Messages of support are flooding in from across the region for the family of little Bradley Lowery as they are given the news they had been dreading to hear.

Park Road car park. Picture by FRANK REID

Hartlepool makes £278,000 parking profit from drivers in a year

Hartlepool Council’s parking service made a ‘profit’ of more than a quarter of a million pounds last year.

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The youngster pictured while undergoing care in hospital.

Bradley Lowery’s family looks towards Christmas and reveal next steps for the little battler

Bradley Lowery’ is to be given the best Christmas possible as his parents look to give him as much time as they can following his health heartache.

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One last push for children’s gift appeal

One last push for children’s gift appeal

Residents are being urged to give the gift of Christmas in the final few weeks of a Mail-backed appeal.

Lord Heseltine launches the strategy.

New campaign to create 25,000 jobs

A major new project - to strengthen the Tees Valley and create 25,000 new jobs - has been launched by Lord Michael Heseltine.

Stock picture of a hedgehog

'Horrible' brothers kicked hedgehog to death at retail park

Two brothers who kicked a hedgehog to death have been jailed for six weeks after the judge described the case as "horrible".

Houses of Parliament in Westminster. Photo Tim Ireland/PA Wire.

House of Commons invite for Hartlepool charity founder

A Hartlepool mum will today speak in the House of Commons on mental health issues related to motherhood.

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