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Hartlepool councillor’s stage call with Jeremy Corbyn

A Hartlepool councillor was invited to join Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on stage at the end of the party’s annual conference.

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Left-right: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher, Leader of Hartlepool Council, with Councillor Kevin Cranney, Deputy Leader and Chair of the Councils Regeneration Services Committee, at Jacksons Landing.

Jacksons Landing demolition due to start next week

The demolition of former factory shopping outlet Jacksons Landing is about to begin.

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Hartlepool Civic Centre.

Council rated among best by care users

Hartlepool Borough Council has been named as one of the top performing local authorities in the country in a national survey of people who use social care services.

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Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as Labour leader on Saturday.

Here's how many of you think Jeremy Corbyn can win the next election for Labour ...

After Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as leader of Labour this weekend, we asked you if you thought he could lead his party to victory in the next general election.
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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton met for the first presidential debate last night. Picture: AP Photo/Matt Rourke.

How the world reacted as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton clashed

The world was watching - and tweeting - as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton clashed face-to-face for the first time.

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Joe Michna

Thousands of people seek help from Hartlepool advice service in last year

A Hartlepool advice service helped more than 4,600 people in the last year including almost 1,000 with debts totalling £6.5million.

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Durham County Council wants a public inquiry into policing at Orgreave in 1984.

Council demands public inquiry into policing of Orgreave picket lines during Miners Strike

Durham County Council has demanded a full public inquiry into the policing of picket lines outside the Orgreave coking plant in 1984.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Hartlepool MP calls for end to ‘nastiness’ in Labour Party following Jeremy Corbyn re-election

Hartlepool MP Iain Wright has congratulated Jeremy Corbyn on being elected as Labour leader once again, adding that he hopes the “nastiness” he has seen in the party will now come to an end.

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Jeremy Corbyn, pictured with deputy Tom Watson. Picture: Press Association

Vote: Can Jeremy Corbyn win the next general election for Labour?

Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as Labour leader this weekend - but do you think he will lead the party to success in the next general election?
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Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn romps to victory in Labour leadership election

Jeremy Corbyn has urged Labour to "wipe the slate clean" after he was re-elected as party leader following a bitter campaign which saw him defeat challenger Owen Smith.
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A car park behind Middleton Grange Shopping Centre

No to free car parking bid shows ‘lack of vision’

A Hartlepool councillor has accused his authority of showing a lack of vision after it ditched calls to introduce free car parking.

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The Halifax has looked at the average age of first time buyers and how much their home costs across the country.

Average age of North East's first time buyers stands at 29

First-time buyers in some parts of the country can expect to wait up to seven years longer to get on the property ladder than those in other areas, a report has found.

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Tracy Brabin is among the short-listed Labour candidates hoping to be selected to replace Jo Cox today. Picture: Press Association.

Ex-Corrie actress Tracy Brabin among short-listed candidates to replace Jo Cox

Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin is among the short-listed Labour candidates hoping to be selected to replace Jo Cox today.

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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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The Schooner public house.

Shop plans for former Seaton Carew pub agreed

Conversion plans for a former Seaton Carew pub have been approved by councillors.

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One of the council's car parks behind Middleton Grange Shopping Centre

Hartlepool councillors put brakes on free parking at shopping centre

A proposal for free car parking to be introduced in Hartlepool town centre has been scrapped after the council said it would leave it up to £1.5million a year out of pocket.

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Dave Pascoe.

Tributes following the death of Hartlepool UKIP stalwart

Tributes have been paid to a man described as “the backbone” of UKIP in Hartlepool.

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Who do you want?

VOTE: Who do you want as Labour leader as voting closes in election?

Voting has now closed in the Labour leadership election - but who do you want to win?

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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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A traditional Boxing Day hunt, on December 26, 2011 in Lacock, England. (Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Andrea Leadsom to push for repeal of fox hunting ban

The Government is planning on pushing ahead with attempts to repeal the ban on fox hunting, sources have said.

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