WELCOME to Your 7-Day catch-up where we bring you a round-up of the top stories featured on your Hartlepool Mail website throughout the last week.
SUNDAY: “Fantastic day” at annual Greatham Feast
MONDAY: Schoolboys arrested as part of police probe into torture and killing of pet dog
TUESDAY: Borthers to serve at least 50 years for killing boxer
WEDNESDAY: Hartlepool United sign former Middlesbrough defender Matthew Bates
THURSDAY: Darts star Tony Eccles jailed for 16 years for repeatedly raping schoolgirl
FRIDAY: Schoolgirl arrives by helicopter for prom night
SATURDAY: Councillors in line for cash boost
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