Just some of the images from stories which made the news across Hartlepool in December 2021.

From lottery winners to squirrels - who made news in Hartlepool in December 2021?

2021 was another newsy year across Hartlepool with December no exception.

Wednesday, 5th January 2022, 1:46 pm

In the final chapter of our photographic review of the last 12 months, here are just nine of the more memorable stories.

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