Hartlepool has one of the highest rates in the North East for secondary school exclusions

Hartlepool has one of the highest rates of children being excluded from secondary school in the North East.

Hartlepool Civic Centre

Don’t miss out on chance to have your say on keeping Hartlepool safe

Hartlepool people are being urged to have their say in setting priorities for tackling crime and improving community safety in the town.

The European Parliament in Strasbourg

Hartlepool MP urges Government to get to grips with Brexit as fears grow over North East impact

Business and political leaders have urged the Government to get to grips with Brexit after warnings the North East could be hardest hit by the UK leaving the European Union.

Headteacher at St Joseph's Primary School , Hartlepool, Rachel Williams with some of her pupils celebrate a good Ofsted rating.

Hartlepool primary school celebrates ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted

Staff at a Hartlepool primary school are celebrating after getting the thumbs up by inspectors.

Wiltshire Way. Picture from Google Images

Police hunt hit-and-run driver after three hurt in Hartlepool road accident

Police are hunting a hit-and-run driver who fled the scene of a crash which left three people needing hospital treatment in Hartlepool.
Alan Gibson

Body of missing County Durham man found in Scotland

The body of a County Durham hillwalker who went missing in Scotland has been found but the search for his brother continues.


One man taken to hospital and restaurant evacuated after fire at Hartlepool marina

Diners were evacuated from a Hartlepool restaurant last night, after fire broke out in a neighbouring flat.
Oxford Road. Picture from Google Images

Woman in her 70s taken to hospital after Hartlepool road accident

An elderly woman has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Hartlepool this morning.

Stuart Hare

Missing man Stuart Hare found after police search

A Hartlepool man who sparked an appeal for help when he went missing has been found, police have confirmed.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the North East coast

Yellow warning for ice and snow this weekend

The North East has been warned to brace itself for more wintry weather this weekend

Oxford Road. Picture from Google Images

Teenager taken to hospital after Hartlepool collision

A teenager was taken to hospital after he was hit by a car in Hartlepool last night.

Leo Moran takes delivery of his new Nissan Leaf

Hartlepool driver is first in Europe to get his hands on new Nissan Leaf

A Hartlepool driver has become the first in Europe to take delivery of a new-look Nissan Leaf.

King Oswy Drive. Picture from Google Images.

Man suffers serious facial injuries in Hartlepool assault

A man suffered serious facial injuries in a Hartlepool street assault last night.

Paul Brannen

Reaction as report says 'no deal' Brexit would hit North East hardest in the country

Political leaders have hit out after claims a 'hard Brexit' could have a devastating effect on the North East economy.

Dog owners are being urged to watch out for symptoms of Alabama Rot in their pets

Dog owners urged to look out for signs of deadly Alabama Rot

Dog owners are being urged to look out for the symptoms of a deadly disease.
Hartlepool Civic Centre

Hartlepool households face 6% council tax rise under budget plans

Council tax payers in Hartlepool could see their bills rise by almost six per cent if a proposal gets the go ahead.

Hartlepool RNLI Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Solihull.

Hartlepool car dealer’s fundraising helps keep RNLI afloat

A Hartlepool car dealership worker is helping keep Britain’s waters safe.

Russell Hart with his family

Family tribute to ‘devoted and inspirational’ former Hartlepool council leader

The family of former Hartlepool council leader Russell Hart have paid tribute to the ‘devoted and inspirational’ man.

Michael  Rice performing on All Together Now

All Together Now for X Factor favourite Michael Rice

A Hartlepool singer is hoping for a second crack at the big time when he appears on a new TV talent show this weekend.

Sporting the club colours

Fens Primary School pupils line up to help save Pools

Pupils at a Hartlepool school are backing the drive to save Pools.

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