Chipping free for residents

DOG owners are being encouraged to get their dogs chipped for free at an event next week.

Home Group, which is the second largest housing association in Hartlepool, has teamed up with the Dogs Trust for the free dog chipping event.

The session will be held on Wednesday, May 16, between 9.30am and 12.30pm at the Home Group office at 45 Miers Avenue, in Hartlepool.

The offer is for Home Group residents only and people are asked to bring proof of address with them.

There is no need to book and people can just turn up.

For more information call either Sam Vasey or Dawn Harvey direct on (01642) 637404 or email or