Pictures as Hartlepool gives Michael Rice an emotional welcome home after Eurovision

Our own singing sensation Michael Rice received a warm welcome home to Hartlepool after representing the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Tuesday, 21st May 2019, 12:17 pm
Michael Rice with two of his youngest supporters. Picture by FRANK REID

The singer was greeted by scores of family, friends and neighbours outside his home on Monday afternoon. You can read more about his homecoming here.

Michael Rice supporters wait outside of his Hartlepool home. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice with supporters and well wishers in Stockton Road, Hartlepool. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice interviewed by the press. Picture by FRANK REID

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Michael Rice returns to his Hartlepool home. Picture by FRANK REID
Crowds gather in Stockton Road to welcome Michael Rice home. Picture by FRANK REID
Diane Watson. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice with supporters and well wishers in Stockton Road, Hartlepool. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice returns to his Hartlepool home. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice interviewed by the press as his supporters look on. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice interviewed by the press on his return to Hartlepool. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice returns to his Hartlepool home. Picture by FRANK REID
Stephanie Langley, Michael Rice's mum. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice with one of his fans Kathie Stallard. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice with two of his youngest supporters. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice supporters "Lucy" waits at the gate to his Hartlepool home. Picture by FRANK REID
Crowds gather in Stockton Road to welcome Michael Rice home. Picture by FRANK REID
Tara Stallard. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice poses for a photogrtaph. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice returns to his Hartlepool home. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice supporters wait outside of his Hartlepool home. Picture by FRANK REID
Michael Rice supporter Angel Watson wait outside of his Hartlepool home. Picture by FRANK REID