Your 7-day catch up

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Saturday’s Mail brought a super video report an pictures of the Poolie smurfs as they started on the trip to Charlton {|click here to view}

Pervert Frank Smith, 27, was jailed for three years after grooming a schoolgirl he met on the internet for sex. read here

And a Pools fan who groped a woman’s bottom during a match was banned from matches for six months. click here

Monday saw the launch of the Mail’s 2012 Best of Health Swards. And you can download your nomination form by clicking the link. click here

Police warned criminals they will make their lives “uncomfortable” after launching a series of undercover night patrols. click here

And who would have thought the Poolie Smurfs would have gone global on Twitter. Don’t miss our super slideshow from their big away day. click here

‘You’re harming your kids’ was the headline on Tuesday after we revealed a shocking 250 children a year in Hartlepool are treated for the effects of passive smoking. click here

And there was Hope for us all as we told the story of sprightly 80-year-old Linda hope who is still volunteering in a charity shop to help others. click here

And it was a sank holiday for unlucky surfers after their Land Rover got trapped by the tide! click here to see pictures

Wednesday brought the story of a man charged in connection with a £288,000 drugs plot after he was arrested in a dawn swoop by police. click here

And it was creature comforts for Sara! See our video report of a mum’s part-time creepy venture. click here to see video

On Thursday we told the story of little Tily McDonough as the four-year-old battles a rare condition that mostly effects boys. click here

And we skipped to it with our video as youngsters from across Hartlepool jumped to it for a jump rope festival. see the video

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