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Hartlepool’s Church Street to close to traffic as multi-million pound project steps up

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Michael Maidens

Football fans say Michael Maidens will never be forgotten on 10th anniversary of his death

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Wind and waves blast the coast at Penzance, Cornwall, during Storm Ophelia.

Forget Hurricane Ophelia - is Storm Brian going to hit the North East this weekend?

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A teenager has suffered minor injuries after been hit by a car while stepping off a bus in Hartlepool.

Teen hit by car after stepping off bus in Hartlepool

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Rallying call for people to have their say on the state of Hartlepool’s Rossmere Park

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What would the total distance be if you added up the depth of every pothole in the North East?

Environment

Electricity bosses are dealing with an unexpected power cut

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Sunderland youngster battling serious illness enjoys special match day in Bradley Lowery hospitality box

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Easington Church of England Primary School sea themed fundraiser for the RNLI.

Something fishy going on at primary school in aid of RNLI

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Job Centre Plus. Picture by FRANK REID

Hartlepool sees rise in benefit claimants in the last month

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Drivers suffering rush hour delays on A19 and A1(M)

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Watch dramatic footage as plane is forced to abort landing during Storm Orphelia

Transport
Hylton Bridge.

Motorcyclist injured as rush-hour crash causes tailbacks on the A19

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Green light for £1.2m Hartlepool town centre road scheme

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Teen hit by car after stepping off bus in Hartlepool

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Clockwise from top left, killer Leslie Dowson, victim Stanley Burgon and Mr Burgon's home in Rydal Street, Hartlepool, after the fatal attack.

Twenty-stone Hartlepool killer branded 'overbearing bully' as he is jailed by judge

Crime
Arson attack on charity shop.

Anger as ‘cowardly’ arsonists torch shop which raises thousands for Hartlepool hospice

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From left, Jamie Wyatt, Michael Hughes and Stephen Oliver.

Jury in alleged 'scam tax return' website trial told to put 'strong emotions' to one side

Crime

Something fishy going on at primary school in aid of RNLI

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Teacher Barbara Rackstraw, Holocaust survivor Martin Stern and students from English Martyrs Sixth Form College.

Young Hartlepool people inspired by Holocaust survivor

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Teesside University has been awarded �250,000  to help fund degree apprenticeships in STEM subjects in the Tees Valley.

University’s £250,000 funding to boost STEM learning

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The entrance to Hart Primary School in Magdalene Drive

Parking plan to protect village pupils wins council support

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Hartlepool sees rise in benefit claimants in the last month

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Social Mobility Commission chairman Alan Milburn.Alan Milburn.

North-East workers are the least likely in the country to escape low pay

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Laura Zielinski, Michael Stevens, Wendy Beacom

Dual celebration for Hartlepool legal pair

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Teesside University has been awarded �250,000  to help fund degree apprenticeships in STEM subjects in the Tees Valley.

University’s £250,000 funding to boost STEM learning

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Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone number

Politics
Hartlepool MP Mike Hill.

Hartlepool MP Mike Hill welcomes Boundary Commission rethink on constituency borders

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The entrance to Hart Primary School in Magdalene Drive

Parking plan to protect village pupils wins council support

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If agreed by Parliament, the new constituencies will be in use at the next scheduled General Election in 2022.

Shifting the boundaries: Electoral Commission’s new plans for Hartlepool

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What would the total distance be if you added up the depth of every pothole in the North East?

Environment
130 homes affected by power cut.

Electricity bosses are dealing with an unexpected power cut

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Coun June Clark and Oliver Sherratt, of Durham County Council.

Clean-up campaign launched to target alleyways and yards

Environment
Michael Fish's 1987 weather report still defines his career.

The worst weather gaffe in TV history - 30 years on

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So why are the sun and sky such weird colours?

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11 things you said about period poverty in the UK

Health
Gemma Lowery has spoken of how she copes with the loss of her son Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery's mum opens her heart on how she copes with the loss of her little fighter

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Dawn Vincent and Alison Thompson from the Support Group.

Hartlepool cancer sufferers told: ‘You’re not alone’

Health
Is period poverty a problem for your family?

Why one in 10 young women struggle to afford pads and tampons

Health
Super-sized chocolate bars will be banned in hospital shops and canteens as part of the latest drive against obesity, the head of NHS England has announced.

Super-sized snack ban in hospitals to help curb obesity

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