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Meet the Hartlepool team competing in a World Cup this weekend

A Hartlepool dance school is taking on competitors from across the globe in the Dance World Cup.

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Mining history showcased in new exhibition

A new exhibition showcasing the mining history of the region is on display to mark 25 years since the closure of the last County Durham pits.

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Mining history showcased in new exhibition at Durham Cathedral

A new exhibition showcasing the mining history of the region is on display to mark 25 years since the closure of the last County Durham pits.

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UNISON say that high rental costs mean some public service employees inthe North Eastare spendinga thirdof their wages on rent.

UNISON raise concerns over high rental costs in North East

High rental costs mean some public service employees in the North East are spending a third of their wages on rent, according to research published today by UNISON.
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Ekam and Sheena Takhar who are students from the Hartlepool Wadokai Karate Club, have become Canada National Karate champions after taking part in the Canada Open Karate Championships.

Hartlepool youngsters win gold at international karate competition

A brother and sister from Hartlepool have won two gold medals after competing in an international karate competition.

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Opening of Deichmann shoe shop, Hartlepool.

Shoppers win free shoes as new footwear retailer arrives in Hartlepool creating 11 jobs

Europe’s biggest shoe retailer has opened its doors to Hartlepool customers with a new store in the town’s Middleton Grange Shopping Centre.

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From left, Howie Mandel, Courtney Hadwin. Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/NBC

Incredible audition video of America’s Got Talent star Courtney Hadwin racks up 120 million views

America’s Got Talent singing star Courtney Hadwin has become an internet sensation after seeing her audition on the hit TV show rack up more than 120 million views online.

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Hartlepool Labour MP Mike Hill.

Hartlepool MP welcomes post Brexit proposal to create Supercharged Free Ports

Hartlepool Labour MP Mike Hill has welcomed a proposal to create ‘Supercharged’ Free Ports which would give North East major post-Brexit boost and help re-balance the economy, according to a new report.

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Kicking-off World Cup safety, Cleveland Fire Brigades Chief Fire Officer Ian Hayton (centre) with Firefighters from Stranton Red Watch.

Cleveland Fire Brigade issues safety advice to World Cup fans

Cleveland Fire Brigade is using thousands of beer mats and posters to spread fire safety messages to fans during the World Cup.
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Greatham Feast King and Queen Phillip Baldwin and Erin Alderson. Photo by Kane Young Photography.

Greatham Feast king and queen crowned as 557th set to start this week

Hartlepool as a new king and queen who have been chosen by organisers of the annual Greatham Feast.

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A memorial in honour to First World War hero Second Lieutenant John Scott Youll  has been unveiled.

War hero honoured with memorial

A First World War hero has been honoured for his bravery with a new memorial in his home village.

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The RSPCA is appealing for information to find a man caught on CCTV hitting a dog in Murton, County Durham.

Appeal launched after shocking images show man hitting a dog at popular shopping centre

The RSPCA is appealing for information to find a man caught on CCTV hitting a dog at Dalton Park Shopping Centre.
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Teenage singing sensation Courtney Hadwin.

America's Got Talent singing sensation Courtney Hadwin says US TV appearance was 'like a dream'

Teen singing star Courtney Hadwin has opened up on her incredible experience on hit show America's Got Talent, describing the experience as being like a 'dream.'

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Dawn McManus, founder of Kyle's Dream, has praised Courtney's amazing voice.

America's Got Talent star Courtney Hadwin always had 'unique voice'

A couple who have spent years honing the musical talents of youngsters in Hartlepool have said they knew America's Got Talent star Courtney Hadwin had something special from the start.
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Singer Courtney Hadwin has appeared on America's Got Talent.

Teenage singing star Courtney Hadwin wows judges on America's Got Talent

A teenage singing star has sailed through to the live shows of the hit TV programme America’s Got Talent after impressing a panel of celebrity judges.

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Rolls Royce plant at Washington.

Rolls-Royce set to axe 4,600 jobs

Rolls-Royce has announced that around 4,600 jobs are being axed as the engineering giant looks to slash costs by another £400 million a year.
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The wreck at Seaton. Photo by Lynne Humphries.

Low tide uncovers historic shipwreck in Hartlepool

A former university lecturer has captured these striking shots of a historic shipwreck on Seaton Beach.

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Dawn Mcmanus and husband Ian.

New creative hub Kyle’s Dream to hold open day on Saturday

A new creative hub for talented youngsters in Hartlepool is holding an open day to show the town what it can offer.

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Christine Fewster, CEO of Hartlepool Carers.

Week of activities to mark National Carers Week in Hartlepool

Carers across Hartlepool are being recognised for what they do with a week-long event organised by a charity in the town.

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