Ward Jackson Primary School's Nativity play in 2010.

Photo gallery of Hartlepool Christmas memories

Christmas is now less than a month away.

So we thought we would raid the Hartlepool Mail's archives to present a collection of pictures from Christmases past. Remember you can buy copies of all our staff pictures by logging on here.

A festive message from the number 8 Owton Manor Lane bus during Christmas 1974.

1. Season's greetings

A festive message from the number 8 Owton Manor Lane bus during Christmas 1974.
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The Ward Jackson Primary School Nativity play cast in 2010.

2. Little angels

The Ward Jackson Primary School Nativity play cast in 2010.
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Who says it's all play at Christmas? Andrew Flanigan, Dave Brown and Barry Dixon  clear snow from the Victoria Park pitch in 2010 to save a Hartlepool United match from the seasonal weather.

3. Snow has fallen all around us

Who says it's all play at Christmas? Andrew Flanigan, Dave Brown and Barry Dixon clear snow from the Victoria Park pitch in 2010 to save a Hartlepool United match from the seasonal weather.
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St Aidan's Primary School Nativity play cast in 2011.

4. Stars of wonder

St Aidan's Primary School Nativity play cast in 2011.
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