Hartlepool volunteer awarded for helping parents with baby loss

A kind-hearted volunteer who helps people cope with the devastating effects of losing a baby has been recognised for her work.

Pupils at Ward Jackson C of E Primary school serve tea and cakes to visiting pensioners.

‘His face lit up’ = How a Hartlepool school and care home are helping each other

A primary school might not be the place you would expect to see a group of elderly people.

Dene House Primary School, Peterlee.

Primary school told it must do better

Education watchdogs say an East Durham school must do better.

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Top marks for Hartlepool health service

An organisation responsible for NHS services in Hartlepool is celebrating after being rated as ‘outstanding’ following an official assessment.


Gina helps tarot fans take note with YouTube videos

Singing psychic Gina Pontoni hopes to help people across the world tune into the skill of reading tarot cards with the help of her video blog.

Barry Coppinger Cleveland Police Crime Commissioner.  Picture by FRANK REID

Police plan crackdown on rogue bikers

Police are planning a summer crackdown on rogue motor bike riders in Hartlepool.

Traffic survey underway at the junction of the A179 and A19. Picture by FRANK REID

Signalling the start of £1.1m road safety works

Preparation works have started ahead of the installation of traffic lights at a busy interchange on he outskirts of Hartlepool.

Hospital beds are being taken by patients ready to be discharged.

Hundreds of days a month lost to bed blocking at the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust

On an average day at the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust, 23 beds are occupied by patients who no longer need to stay in hospital, according to figures from NHS England.

Increase in insolvency in Sunderland. Picture by Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Hartlepool is bucking the national trend over personal insolvencies, figures reveal

The rate of personal insolvency in Hartlepool has decreased over the last two years, bucking the national trend.

Roadworks round-up

Roadworks round-up: Where to expect delays around Hartlepool on Thursday, July 19

Here's a list of new and ongoing roadworks which might cause problems for motorists in the Hartlepool area on Thursday.


Mike Hill MP: It was a privilege to see RAF 100 flypast

I have to admit that it was a rare privilege to have witnessed the RAF 100 flypast from the roof of the Palace of Westminster last week.

The case was dealt with at Teesside Magistrates' Court. Pic: Google Maps.

Hartlepool builder fined after creating nightmare summerhouse for OAP couple

A Hartlepool company boss has been fined more than £11,000 after misleading an elderly couple into buying a summerhouse.

Lovely weather we've been having!

2018 could be among 10 warmest, driest and sunniest summers

This summer could be a record breaker if temperatures stay above average, the Met Office has said.

Check out this footage of Marcus Dinanga

Watch the stunning footage that gives Hartlepool fans a glimpse of prolific new striker

Hartlepool United have clinched the loan signing of striker Marcus Dinanga - and here's what Pools fans can look forward to.
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Marcus Dinanga.

'Strong, quick, a bit raw' - Matthew Bates gives the lowdown on Pools new boy Marcus Dinanga

Hartlepool United have completed the signing of young Burton Albion striker Marcus Dinanga on a season-long loan deal.

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Middlesbrough's opponents have been revealed

Middlesbrough's Checkatrade Trophy opponents revealed - plus rule change details

Middlesbrough have discovered their opponents for this season's Checkatrade Trophy.

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Paddy McLaughlin.

Paddy McLaughlin's Hartlepool United return date revealed

Hartlepool United's friendly at Spennymoor Town is set to come around too soon for midfielder Paddy McLaughlin.
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'Dogs are what their owners make them' - 12 things you said about Staffies as Government rejects calls to add them to Dangerous Dogs list

Readers have been sharing their stories of life with Staffordshire Bull Terriers
Another hot day is expected across the region today...

Richard Ord: Why I scream for ice cream lunacy

With England 2-1 down with 10 minutes to go in the World Cup semi-final, my youngest son Isaac, 14, sought divine intervention.

Fabio da Silva has left Middlesbrough

Brazilian international defender leaves Middlesbrough in €2m move

Middlesbrough defender Fabio da Silva has completed his move to French side Nantes.
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