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Hartlepool salon in the running for national award

A Hartlepool salon is hoping it is a cut above the rest when it goes head to head with others across the country in the English Hair and Beauty Awards.

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Charges for utility companies digging up roads will be rolled out across England to reduce congestion.

Companies face charges for digging up roads in bid to tackle congestion

Charges for utility companies digging up roads will be rolled out across England to reduce congestion, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.

Transport
East Durham Community College in Peterlee town centre before demolition crews moved in.

Final demolition work complete on Peterlee ex-college site

Demolition work to raze a former college campus to the ground is complete.

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Mayor of Teesside Ben Houchen with (left) Tom Townsend and Robin Page of Atik Vintage.

Vintage clothing firm in Hartlepool proves to be a hit with the stars

Staff at a vintage clothing firm based in Hartlepool that boasts celebrities among its clientele has outlined their hopes for the future to Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen.

Business
Sunderland Railway Station.

Train staff to strike again over 'safety dispute' with rail bosses

Train staff are set to go on strike again as part of a safety dispute with rail bosses.

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Hartlepool-based electronics firm looks set to be taken over

A Hartlepool-based electronics firm could be taken over by another business.

Business
The very areas which voted Leave will be hardest hit by Brexit.

Why areas which voted Leave will be hardest hit by Brexit

The very areas of the UK which voted Leave in June 2016 are likely to be the ones hardest hit by Brexit.

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Hartlepool MP Mike Hill

Mike Hill MP: Good to see elderly people being cared for in Hartlepool

It truly is good news that more and more of our elderly citizens in need of care are being looked after in Hartlepool, and are not being placed in residential homes outside of town.

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Steelworkers 'shamelessly bamboozled' over pensions scheme, say MPs

A major pensions mis-selling scandal is erupting according to MPs, who said British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) members had been "shamelessly bamboozled".
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Unions are warning that one in seven children of public sector workers will be living in poverty by the end of next month.

Thousands of children of public sector workers are now living in poverty, research shows

One in seven children of public sector workers will be living in poverty by the end of next month, unions are warning.

Politics
The RAC has claimed there is scope for a reduction in pump prices.

RAC says supermarkets should reduce fuel prices by at least 2p a litre

Supermarkets should cut at least 2p per litre off the price of petrol and diesel amid falling wholesale costs, according to a motoring organisation.
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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.

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The RSPB nature reserve at Saltholme won a Gold accolade from VisitEngland.

Hartlepool nature reserve wins gold tourism award

Saltholme nature reserve near Hartlepool has won one of British tourism's most prestigious awards..

Business
Would you like to see more 20mph zones?

Would you like to see more 20mph zones where you live?

More than four lives a year have been saved since the introduction of 20mph zones in one of Britain's major cities, a study has found.
Transport
There are fears that the TMD Friction factory could close if plans for almost 200 homes to be built nearby get the go-ahead.

Call for rethink on major homes plan for Hartlepool

Housing bosses have been urged to withdraw plans for a major development in Hartlepool after a warning hundreds of jobs would be at risk if it went ahead.

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Inquiry launched into East Coast rail franchise

The decision to end the East Coast mainline rail franchise early is to be investigated by MPs.
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Families have been asked to chat to their youngsters about the dangers of playing near the electricity network by Northern Powergrid.

Power firm's plea to discuss danger of playing near electricity network with youngsters

Families are being urged to have a lifesaver of conversation with their youngsters as the half term gets under way.
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First class quiet coaches to be scrapped on trains from North East

Passengers travelling from the North East to London, Scotland and York will no longer be able to opt for a quieter journey if they want to travel first class.

Transport
Bumper with his handler and fellow search dogs.

Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station welcomes search dog to help with security

Hartlepool power station has welcomed the newest member of staff to site – eight month old Bumper who has joined the site’s detection team.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to visit Sunderland's new Northern Spire bridge later this month.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to visit Sunderland's new Northern Spire bridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to visit Sunderland's new Northern Spire bridge.
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