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Petition pushes for answers over dog shot dead by police in Hartlepool

A petition backing calls for an inquiry into the shooting of a dog has added more names to its campaign in the wake of a vigil.

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The film features a host of big names from the footballing world as they discuss the life and career of Sir Bobby Robson.

First look at Sir Bobby Robson documentary trailer as film prepares for screenings

A film about Sir Bobby Robson's devotion to football is to be screened at St James's Park.

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A van overturned in the incident.

Driver hurt after van overturns on A19

A man was hurt when the van he was driving flipped onto its side on the A19.

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Broadcaster Dale Winton who has died aged 62.

Television star Dale Winton dies aged 62

TV presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62, his agent has said.
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The work will be carried out on the A689 near Sedgefield. Image copyright Google Maps.

Drivers warned to leave extra time for journeys as new road surface is laid

Motorists are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys as road resurfacing work takes place on a busy route.

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The incident happened on Crimdon Beach.

'Unexploded mine' found on beach turns out to be mooring bollard

A lump of metal suspected of being an unexploded mine turned out to be part of a bollard, police have said.

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Facebook was involved in more than half of online grooming cases according to NSPCC figures.

Children as young as two targeted in grooming cases involving Facebook apps

Facebook and apps owned by the social network were used in more than half of online grooming cases, an NSPCC investigation has found.

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The Ford Fiesta was travelling towards Gateshead across the Tyne Bridge when the collision happened at the junction of Askew Road. Image copyright Google Maps.

Man left fighting for life after being hit by a car close to Tyne Bridge 'critical but stable'

A man injured after he was hit by a car close to the Tyne Bridge remains seriously ill in hospital.
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Cancer Research UK boxing challenge in memory of Julie Dargue.'From left Chrissy Bell, Harry Cox and Julie's sister Claire Hardy

Friends set for white collar boxing battle for cancer charity

Three friends will do their bit to fight cancer as they battle for victory in the ring.

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Comedian Ed Byrne

Comedian Ed spoiling for laughs at Forum show

Spoiler Alert - Ed Byrne is bringing his sell out Edinburgh Fringe show to our doorstep.

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Grahame Morris is calling on the Government to take action on the A19.

Poor A19 and transport network is holding back business in North East, says MP

The politician leading calls for an A19 rethink to save life, limb and jobs says new research proves something must be done to improve the region’s prospects.

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Michael Arthur, a retinal screener and grader at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, is set to play at Wembley.

Michael scores a place in football club’s history with Wembley date

An NHS worker has his eye on victory when he fulfils every footballer’s dream by playing at Wembley.

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Officers forcing their way into the property. Photo by Cleveland Police.

Police carry out drugs raid after tip off from public

Information passed on to police led officers to break down the door of a property in a drugs raid.
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Injured cyclist David Herbert.

Hartlepool cycling club stalwart’s health battle after bike crash

A grandfather who needed 11 hours of surgery and narrowly escaped with his life after being knocked off his bike has told how the accident continues to cast a shadow over his life.

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Derek Fox, who rode One For Arthur to victory at last year's Grand National, pictured with Bradley Lowery on his shoulders following his win.

Bradley Lowery's mum recalls his Grand National joy as horse racing festival approaches

Bradley Lowery's mum has said she wishes she could hold him one last time as the anniversary approaches of his Grand National day out.
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Crime Story is making its return following on from its success in 2014 and 2016.

People behind real life justice to offer insight at crime day

Ever though you could have what it takes to be the next Ian Rankin or Val McDermid?
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An image of the bike which was stolen from Blackhall Colliery during the early hours of Friday.

Russian motorbike and sidecar snatched by thieves from outside house

Thieves wheeled away a rare motorcycle and its side car as they struck during the early hours.
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St Mary's in Hall Walk, Easington Village.

Church's stained glass window smashed in break in

A church which dates back to the 12th century has been targeted by burglars.

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The case was heard at Teesside Magistrates' Court earlier today.

Man remanded by court after appearing before magistrates on robbery charge

A man has appeared before court to face a robbery charge.
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Chris Musgrave is presented with his award by mayor Councillor Maurice Perry.

Award does the business for Wynyard Park’s Chris Musgrave

The businessman who has led the transformation of Wynyard Park into a hub for enterprise and housing has been championed for his work.

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