Police ready for busy weekend as Durham Miners' Gala takes place

Police have told of their plans to deal with a busy weekend as a number of events get underway.

Some of the waste dumped in Limekiln Gill.

Fly-tipper fined £1,000 after dumping waste at nature reserve

A fly-tipper has got into a fine mess after illegally dumping rubbish in a nature reserve.

Gemma Lowery believes the treatment helped to extend the life of her son Bradley.

Joy for Bradley Lowery’s mum as lifesaving cancer treatment made available on NHS

The mum of much-missed youngster Bradley Lowery is celebrating a campaign win after a life-saving cancer treatment was approved for use on the NHS.

Hartlepool RNLI volunteers are cheering on England ahead of tomorrow's World Cup semi-final against Croatia. Picture by RNLI/Tom Collins.

Hartlepool RNLI volunteers fly flag for England's World Cup stars

RNLI volunteers in Hartlepool are backing England's football team to continue to make waves on their quest for World Cup glory.

The fire took hold early this morning in Templeton Close.

Hartlepool van fire spreads to car and house

Fire crews were scrambled to a blaze which spread from a van to a car and a house in Hartlepool last night.
Rebecca Newby is hoping to be a hit in the classroom.

New teacher hoping for knockout career after graduating from university

A university graduate is boxing clever after landing a dream teaching role.

CCAD students celebrate their graduation with a traditional hat throw.

Hartlepool students hoping for bright careers after graduation

Creative students in Hartlepool are dreaming of a bright future after enjoying their graduation ceremony.
Delays of up to 30 minutes are reported. Picture by Google Maps.

Delays on A19 after crash

Drivers are facing delays after a crash on the A19.


Hartlepool poet hopes video can help highlight town’s beauty

A Hartlepool poet has shown his love for the town with a special video highlighting its beauty.

Hartlepool MP Mike Hill.

Hartlepool MP’s call for clarity over neonatal unit changes

Hartlepool MP Mike Hill has called for more clarity from health bosses after it was revealed proposed changes to neonatal services could come into effect from September.

The rugby club's bar staff are getting ready for the big weekend.

Hartlepool rugby club ready to embrace football as part of beer festival weekend

A Hartlepool rugby club is ready to embrace the round ball game as it prepares for its annual beer festival.

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Numerous athletes from Hartlepool Hawks have reached European and World Championship level.

Hartlepool cheerleaders need your votes to win national prize – and £5,000!

A Hartlepool cheerleading club is appealing for support as it bids to win a national award.

From left to right, Coun Barclay welcomes Commodore Waterhouse and Warrant Officer 1 Miller to the Mayors Parlour.

Royal Navy chief hails Hartlepool's commitment to Armed Forces Covenant

A Royal Navy chief has praised Hartlepool for its commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant.

The crash happened on the A19 in North Yorkshire.

Man arrested after fatal crash on A19

Police have made an arrest after a fatal crash on the A19.

It proved to be a false alarm.

Coastguard called out to report of whale thrashing around off Seaton Carew

Hartlepool's Coastguard Rescue Team was called out to a report of a whale thrashing around off the coast of Seaton Carew earlier today.

The fire broke out in Garston Grove. Picture by Google Maps.

Shed destroyed in Hartlepool fire

Firefighters tackled a blaze which saw a shed in Hartlepool destroyed earlier today.

Leah Moore, left, of Funky Laser is welcomed back to the Innovation Centre at Hartlepool by Paula Addison, of UK Steel Enterprise.

Hartlepool firm’s delight after returning to original home

A growing business is beaming after returning to its first Hartlepool home.

The film is expected to be released next year.

Shooting gets underway on new film at Hartlepool's Headland

A touch of big screen glamour came to the Headland today as recording continued on a new film being made in Hartlepool.

Police are making efforts to engage with youngsters in Peterlee.

Police aim to engage with youngsters as part of new initiative

A police team is looking to engage with youngsters as it aims to improve its relationship with the community.
Dennis Skinner at last year's gala.

Chance for Durham Miners' Gala visitors to enjoy afternoon tea with Dennis Skinner

Visitors to this year's Durham Miners' Gala are being given the chance to enjoy afternoon tea with one of the most famous faces in British politics.
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