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Hartlepool councillors set to hit the town to see alcohol issues with own eyes

Councillors are to gather evidence to see if there is a case for cutting late night drink hours in Hartlepool.

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There are calls for Hartlepool licensing chiefs to cut late night drinking hours

8 things you had to say about late night drinking in Hartlepool

Licensing councillors are today due to debate calls to cut town centre drinking hours in Hartlepool.

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Sylvia Tempest pictured with daughter Carla.

Hartlepool councillor reveals reasons for standing down

A former councillor has announced she has stepped down from Hartlepool Borough Council due to work and family commitments.

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Donald Trump with his Apprentice team

Was Bake-Off really good for Brexit?

TV shows like Bake Off and X-Factor fuelled Brexit - that's the bold claim of new research findings.
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Tthe Northern Lights Academy on King Oswy Drive in Hartlepool

Council backing to take over Hartlepool youth centre

A £4.5million mothballed youth centre is set to re-open later this year after councillors agreed for the authority to take ownership of the building.

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Many young people can't afford to take their first steps onto the property ladder. Pic: PA.

Home ownership becoming a 'distant dream' for young people

Home ownership is becoming a "distant dream" for millions of young people, an advisory group has warned.

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The March for Europe. Picture by PA

Thousands of Anti-Brexit protesters pay silent tribute to Westminster attack victims as March for Europe events take place

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit demonstrators fell silent at Parliament Square in tribute to the victims of the Westminster attack.

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Ukip's only MP quits party 'cheerfully and amicably' after spat with party funder

Ukip's only MP Douglas Carswell is leaving the party and will sit in the House of Commons as an independent.
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The Northern Lights Academy on King Oswy Drive in Hartlepool  Picture: DAVID WOOD

Bid to relaunch mothballed £4.5million Northern Lights academy as Hartlepool ‘centre for excellence’

Councillors will discuss a proposal for the authority to take ownership of a mothballed £4.5m youth centre to see it reopen as a centre of excellence.

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Sajid Javid.

£430,000 cash boost for housing schemes in Hartlepool

Hartlepool is set to benefit from a significant investment to kick-start the regeneration of housing in the town, the Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced.

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Council set to discuss Hartlepool late night booze order

Council set to discuss Hartlepool late night booze order

Licensing officials will discuss calls to curb Hartlepool’s late night booze laws this week.

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Dr Mohamed Menabawey meeting baby Elodie Meggs who he called his his first IVF grandchild.

Hartlepool fertility unit founder tells of sadness at changes

A former pioneering fertility consultant has spoken of his sadness after it was confirmed that licensed treatments are to move out of Hartlepool.

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Muslims in London raise over £18,000 for victims of Westminster terror attack in one day

Members of London’s Muslim community have created a LaunchGood page to fundraise for the victims of the terror attack in Westminster which killed a police officer and four members of the public, leaving 40 injured.
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University Hospital of Hartlepool

Major fertility unit blow as Hartlepool hospital set to lose licensed services

Licensed fertility services are to move out of Hartlepool after efforts by council chiefs to save have come to an end.

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Chairman of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, Peter McNestry.

£40m investment call to help our ex-mining communities

A call has been made to create a £40million cash pot to help deprived former colliery communities thrive.

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Emergency services at the scene of today's attack

Westminster attack death toll rises to five

Five people are now confirmed to have died in today's suspected terror attack at the Palace of Westminster.
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The Prime Minister addresses the media this evening

Prime Minister confirms four dead in 'sick and depraved terrorist attack' in Westminster

Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that four people - including one police officer and the perpetrator - died in today's "sick and depraved" attack in Westminster.

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Hartlepool Borough Councils Household Waste Recycling Centre in Burn Road.

Fly-tipping increase fears

Mail readers overwhelmingly say they believe new charges to dump DIY waste in Hartlepool will lead to a rise in fly-tipping.

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Police forensic officers close to the Palace of Westminster, London, after policeman has been stabbed and his apparent attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament. Pic: PA.

Terror at Westminster: Knifeman kills police officer and mows down pedestrians

Four people died in today's Westminster terror attack, including the police officer who was stabbed and his attacker, Scotland Yard's top anti-terror officer Mark Rowley has confirmed.
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Picture of fly-tipping in Hartlepool sent in by Janice Barker

Fears new waste charges will increase fly-tipping in Hartlepool

Plans to introduce charges for using the council tip have been met with an angry backlash amid fears they will lead to an increase in fly-tipping.

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