Hartlepool academy’s Greatest Showman video goes viral

An inspirational video made by students of a Hartlepool special school has gone viral.


Hartlepool youngster and cancer battler determined to play their part on Miles For Men race day

A little Hartlepool girl who a year ago was unable to walk is set to triumphantly across the finishing line of a major fun run.

They're off - the pool noodle horse derby is underway.

Dancing, horse play and cooking on open fire all part of fun-filled day for Hartlepool’s girl guides

Over 100 members of Girlguiding Hartlepool attended an event to celebrate 75 years of a valued partner organisation.

Barry Coppinger Cleveland Police Crime Commissioner.  Picture by FRANK REID

Police call for help in summer crackdown on rogue bikers in Hartlepool

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

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.

Ali Wilson

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.

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.

Retried Hartlepool boxer Michael Hunter paid a surprise visit to one of his biggest fans, George Leach, at Seaton Hall Residential Home. Also pictured is the home activities co-ordinator Katrina Croft.

Hartlepool care home scheme is a knockout after making resident’s wish come true

A Hartlepool care home scheme to make residents’ wishes come true proved to be a knockout for one town man.

Dog in Mainsforth Terrace before it was shot by police

Top animal welfare lawyer to take part in talks about shot Hartlepool dog

A top lawyer has agreed to come to Hartlepool to take part in talks about a dog that was shot by police after being left tied to a pole.

Church Street is back open to traffic.

Hartlepool's Church Street reopens as regeneration work nears end

Hartlepool's Church Street has fully reopened to traffic as multi-million regeneration works nears completion.
Lynnfield Primary School.

How Hartlepool primary schools hope to benefit from formal partnership

Two Hartlepool primary schools aim to benefit each other by forming a new partnership.

Club representatives and Neale's daughters in front of the new stand.

Neale Cooper stand unveiled on emotional day at Pools

Hartlepool United's new Neale Cooper stand named in tribute to the popular former manager has been officially opened.

Armed officers mingle with the crowds at the gala.

Police praise public after success of Durham Miners' Gala

Police have thanked the public after today's Durham Miners' Gala which was attended by tens of thousands of people passed off without incident.

Mark Pinchen on stage

'A great human soul' - tributes paid to Hartlepool musician after sudden death

Moving tributes have been paid to a Hartlepool musician described as 'talented' a 'great human soul' after his sudden death.
Rural West Councillor Mike Young

New Hartlepool councillor set to play a role in ‘big changes’ for town

A new Hartlepool councillor says he is looking forward to playing a role in big changes planned for the town.

Ward Jackson C of E Primary School

Hartlepool schools placed on alert after man approaches pupil

A safety alert was issued to Hartlepool primary schools after a man tried to speak to a pupil.

Stephen Wood with son Charlie in the garage where Charlie's new mountain bike was stolen within hours of getting it for his 12th birthday.

Boy’s birthday present bike stolen within 12 hours in Hartlepool

A 12-year-old boy has been left devastated after thieves stole his new mountain bike within hours of getting it as his birthday present.

Mike Young

Conservatives claim Hartlepool by-election win

The Conservatives have successfully held on to a seat on Hartlepool Borough Council in a by-election.

From left: Councillors Mike McLaughlin and Stephen Thomas, Julie Compton of the Motor Neurone Disease Association, Sandra Hamilton, Michelle Moran, Jayne Donkin and MND social worker Charlotte Roberts.

Hartlepool family paves the way for greater support for sufferers of devastating condition

Vital help and information for people with a devastating condition is set to be made more widely available thanks to the legacy of one Hartlepool man.

Outgoing director of the Hospital of God David Granath welcomes new director Lawrence Mcanelly.

New director joins ‘unique’ 700-year-old Hartlepool charity

An ancient Hartlepool charity is looking forward to the beginning of a new chapter as it gets set to welcome a new director.

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