When shells and shattered chimneys rained down on Hartlepool

Shell attacks, chimneys raining on to the ground below, and terrified children cowering in the street – they are all part of one woman’s memories of the Hartlepool Bombardment.

Cameron Hospital.

Your fond memories of Cameron Hospital - including Sister Salt

It’s more than 25 years since Cameron Hospital closed, but the memories live on for Hartlepool Mail readers.

Glass blowing in action.

Top bosses and a great set of workmates at this Sunderland plant

We promised you a further reflection on Pyrex – and here goes with another set of great reminders of a factory you loved.

How many of these haunted buildings have you been to?

10 of the most haunted buildings in the North East of England

The UK in general has many renowned haunted houses, castles and pubs, but the North of England is an area which boasts a large number of these spooky buildings.
Paul Staff strikes to score Pools' second against Rochdale.

Three-mendous! How Pools ended their home campaign in 1983

Pools gave their fans something to remember when they completed their 1982/1983 home campaign with a performance to be proud of.

The operating theatre.

Who remembers Cameron Hospital in Hartlepool?

Thousands of Hartlepool people will remember Cameron Hospital.

Teresa Casey re-creates the scene at Hartlepool Indoor Market which she  first featured in decades ago.

Tessy’s great memories of Hartlepool’s market

Reader memories are often the best reminders of days gone by.


Picture special: Taking a trip to Hartlepool’s old shops

There’s nothing quite like a good browse around the shops.

The Galley's Field speech day in 1962.

Who was the best teacher ever in Hartlepool?

It’s an almost impossible question to answer.

The Cavaliers jazz band in 1985. Remember them?

Musical memories from 1980s Hartlepool

Who remembers the Cavaliers Junior Jazz Band?

Play for a Day at Clavering Primary in 2005.

It’s a retro play-time at these four Hartlepool schools

We have a theme of ‘Play’ for this week’s picture spread.

Steve Nicholson.

From the 11-plus to school rugby - memories of a Hartlepool lad

A Hartlepool man has shared his memories of school sport, memorable teachers and learning all about Gulliver’s Travels.

The grandest of  concerts was held at the Athenaeum in December 1852.

Researchers share an insight into 1800s Hartlepool

Researchers at the Central Library reference section have come up trumps with another of their insights into Hartlepool life.

Don't they look great! The Seaton Holy Trinity Church Hall playgroup members in 2009.

Nostalgic memories of Hartlepool and East Durham youngsters enjoying Easter

We just love our archive photographs of children enjoying Easter activities in years gone by.

Mill House indoor bowls centre.

Hartlepool’s four decades of top-class bowls

World class bowlers are coming to Hartlepool for a huge competition in April.

Buses galore packed into the old Hartlepool bus station - but which service did you use and can you remember how much it cost?

We put the wheels in motion - and you responded with memories of Hartlepool’s old bus services

We really are getting into gear with your memories of old bus services in Hartlepool.

Action from the Pools 1981 match against Stockport.

The rise of a star in Hartlepool

The Victoria Park wind, a late late winner, and a debut for a player who would make a big name for himself in the game were the highlights of this March 1981 encounter.

Easter bonnet competition winners pictured at St Begas school in 2013.

It’s our very own nostalgic Hartlepool Easter bonnet parade!

They’re in their Easter bonnets with all the frills, and what a picture they are.

An archieve shot of a bus in York Road in Hartlepool.

Ken steers us to memories of Hartlepool’s old buses

We are hoping to drive a lot of interest in Hartlepool’s old buses.

Tom Auckland's class of 1953 at Galley's Field School.

Golden Galley’s Field memories - and who wants to re-live them in a reunion?

Tom Auckland gets our thanks for some wonderful memories of the long-gone Galley’s Field School in Hartlepool.

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