Check out the yo-yo skills set to wow crowds in Hartlepool

A yo-yo world champion is coming to Hartlepool – and just look at his skills!

Leyton Anderson with his mum Dawn and dad Jamie Rowbotham. Picture by FRANK REID

Special award for cancer-battling Hartlepool six-year-old

A brave boy who has battled cancer for two-and-a-half years ‘felt like royalty’ after picking up a special award.

Daniel Sirrell died while on holiday in Amsterdam.

Talented footballer, 20, dies in Amsterdam drowning tragedy

A talented young footballer has died in a drowning tragedy in the Netherlands.

Images released as police launch appeal after robbery

Images released as police launch appeal after robbery

Police investigating a robbery have appealed for help from the public.

New Subway set to open after town centre owners agree new deal

New Subway set to open after town centre owners agree new deal

A new Subway branch is set to open after a 10-year lease was agreed.

Rievaulx Avenue in Billingham. Picture by Google Maps.

Family's tribute after grandad dies in road accident

A family has paid tribute to a much-loved grandad who died in a road accident.


Aerial pictures show damage to Hartlepool's Longscar building after fire

Aerial pictures show the extent of the damage to Hartlepool's Longscar building after a blaze broke tore through it.

Fire crews were called at just after 11.15pm.

Blaze at former RAFA Club in Hartlepool - just a day after Longscar Centre fire

An investigation is underway after a fire at a former social club in Hartlepool - just a day after a huge blaze at the town's Longscar building.

Stuart got down on one knee to propose to Nicky during their shift.

Love is in the air at Hartlepool care home as worker shocks colleague with proposal

Love was in the air at a care home in Hartlepool as a popular staff member got down on one knee.


Labour cabinet member loses seat as party keeps majority in Hartlepool

Labour has maintained its majority in Hartlepool - but lost one of its most senior councillors.
Sarah Scarr, the councils heritage and countryside manager, beside the destroyed slide at Burn Valley Gardens.

Vandals slammed after destroying part of Hartlepool play park in fire

Council chiefs have slammed vandals who destroyed play equipment in a Hartlepool park by starting a fire.

People will be given advice on how to save money in a variety of areas.

Project to save Hartlepool families £1m to hold series of events

A project which is bidding to save Hartlepool families £1million this year is set to be stepped up.

Tributes have been paid to Connor McDade.

Hartlepool MP leads tributes to man who died after being hit by car near Tyne Bridge

Hartlepool MP Mike Hill has led the tributes to a young man from the town who died after being hit by a car.

Barry Wayper was last seen at about 2pm yesterday.

Hartlepool man who went missing from hospital is found

A man from Hartlepool who went missing from a hospital has been found.
Dave Turton says it is essential that people are water aware.

Fire bosses issue water safety tips as part of new campaign

Fire chiefs have urged people to be careful around water as part of an awareness week.

Hartlepool RNLI inshore lifeboat pictured at the Ferry Road lifeboat station, where volunteer crew members are pictured dealing with the casualty at the rear of the boat. Picture courtesy of RNLI/Tom Collins.

Man rescued from water by RNLI near Hartlepool

A man was saved from drowning by the RNLI in a dramatic sea rescue near Hartlepool.
John and Eileen Hopper are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.

Happy couple celebrate 60 years of wedded bliss

A diamond couple with more than six decades of happy memories together have celebrated a major milestone.

The car which was seized. Picture courtesy of Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Team.

'Certain disaster' averted as car seized and removed from streets in Hartlepool

A car seen 'scorching' along a Hartlepool street with smoke coming from a damaged front wheel has been seized by police.

The team of runners which supported Hartlepool Special Needs Support Group in last year's race.

Hartlepool charity calls for support at Great North Run – with places available

A Hartlepool charity has called on people to get their running shoes on and support it at a major event later this year.

Disposable cups are being used in their millions by NHS trusts in the UK.

More than 10 million disposable cups bought by Hartlepool’s NHS Trust

More than 10 million disposable cups were bought by the NHS in Hartlepool and North Tees over the last five years, new figures show.

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