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Attacker raped stranger in her own home before defecating on her bathroom floor

Crime
Cleveland Police were found to have breached the human right of two journalists.

Cleveland Police breached journalists' human rights by tracing phone data

Crime
Harley Murray with his mum Laura Boreland.

Battling Hartlepool lad Harley steps out for disabled children’s charity

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Carlos Gonzalez-Cortes, top, and Leon Espada were arrested as they flew into Newcastle Airport from Spain with suitcases full of drugs, left.

Drug smugglers caught trying to bring £150,000 of cannabis through Newcastle Airport in suitcases

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Swedish consortium to decide on Hartlepool United takeover 'in next two weeks'

Hartlepool United

Citizens’ Advice boss hailed as he celebrates 30 years of helping Hartlepool people

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Jilted lover from Hartlepool smashed ex-girlfriend's eye socket to pieces in brick attack on home

Crime

Bradley Lowery's mum 'blown away' during visit to Welsh cancer centre

News
The increase was voted for at a meeting of the full council last night.

Leaders defend decision to increase council tax again in Hartlepool

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Court.

The following people were dealt with for theft, assault and drugs offences

News

Air ambulance flies one man to hospital after accident closes A1M in both directions

Transport
Your roadworks update for Thursday.

Roadworks Round-up: Where you might see delays in Hartlepool on Thursday, February 22

Transport
The railway line in East Durham.

Funding boost for new railway station hoped to open in two years time

Transport
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Roadworks Round-up: Where you're likely to face traffic woes in Hartlepool on Wednesday February 21

Transport

Attacker raped stranger in her own home before defecating on her bathroom floor

Crime
Cleveland Police were found to have breached the human right of two journalists.

Cleveland Police breached journalists' human rights by tracing phone data

Crime
Carlos Gonzalez-Cortes, top, and Leon Espada were arrested as they flew into Newcastle Airport from Spain with suitcases full of drugs, left.

Drug smugglers caught trying to bring £150,000 of cannabis through Newcastle Airport in suitcases

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Jilted lover from Hartlepool smashed ex-girlfriend's eye socket to pieces in brick attack on home

Crime

Students pick up top titles in hairdressing and therapy competition

Education
University workers hold leaflets they begin a month of walkouts in the latest stage of a bitter dispute over pensions. Pic: PA.

Thousands of students face disruption as lecturers go on strike

Education
Catcote Academy annual Choices Event. Employment training manager Amanda Metcalf and careers coordinator Jackie McGarry (R) with students

Careers event helps Hartlepool youngsters to make the best choices for their future

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(Left to right) John Swallow, Claire McDonald, Harrison Mekins, Alisha Atkinson and Teaching Assistant Liam Carroll in front of the part of the school field which will become the nature reserve.

Hartlepool school field to be transformed into ‘wildlife haven’

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Citizens’ Advice boss hailed as he celebrates 30 years of helping Hartlepool people

News
Do you think the TV licence is worth the money?

'Why should we be forced to pay?' - readers react to TV licence price rise

Business
The price is going up.

BBC licence fee to rise to £150.50

Business
Depression is more common at this time of year.

Mike Hill MP: Train track deaths are a tragic sign of the times

Health

Leaders defend decision to increase council tax again in Hartlepool

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Councillors voted for the increase in a meeting at Hartlepool Civic Centre.

Criticism after councillors vote for 4.9% council tax increase in Hartlepool

Politics
Councillors met at Hartlepool Civic Centre.

Councillors vote in 4.9% council tax rise in Hartlepool

Politics
Depression is more common at this time of year.

Mike Hill MP: Train track deaths are a tragic sign of the times

Health

Snow showers set to hit North East as Met Office predicts freezing week

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Ron Hogg and the team of litter-pickers.

Litter pickers have been hailed after helping to spruce up their area

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Hawthorn Hythe beach. Picture by Wayne Appleton

Volunteers needed to help turn the tide on marine litter at coastal beauty spot

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The sun will be shining in the North East this weekend.

What's the weather forecast for the North East this weekend?

Environment
The Environment Agency has warned that intense bouts of flooding are set to become more frequent in the UK because of climate change.

Severe flooding will become more frequent due to climate change, warn experts

Environment

Battling Hartlepool lad Harley steps out for disabled children’s charity

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Gemma Lowery and Lynn Murphy at the cancer centre in Newport.

Bradley Lowery's mum 'blown away' during visit to Welsh cancer centre

News
Residents are being advised not to eat any cold pre-cooked meats and savouries bought on or before February 19  from Chapman and Sons butchers in Blackhall Colliery.

12 salmonella cases now confirmed from Hartlepool and East Durham

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Are you an organ donor?

Should our organ donor system be opt out instead of opt in?

Health
Depression is more common at this time of year.

Mike Hill MP: Train track deaths are a tragic sign of the times

Health