Your 7-day catch up

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WELCOME to Your 7-day catch-up where we bring you a round-up of the top stories featured on your Hartlepool Mail website throughout the week.

‘Pervert clocked’ was the headline on Saturday after an amateur photographer who posted 6,500 child porn images of children on a Russian website was snared after a Hartlepool landmark was spotted in some of the images. click here

Saturday’s Mail also brought the shocking story and custody video of a man being assaulted by police staff at Peterlee police station. watch the video here

And we told the story of a mum facing a two-and-a-half mile trek a day to get her children to and from school after her son was denied a place at this same primary as his sister. click here

On Monday the Mail celebrated its 135th birthday with a look back at papers of the past and a look into what the future might hold. Click here

And it it was pitch perfect for young bands and fans who attended the Pitch Invasion festival at Victoria Park. See the video click here

It was the Letter of the Law for Tuesday as we told how police were calling on residents to post tip-offs in new ‘bobby boxes’ to snare known criminals. click here

And hopes were fading for more than 100 workers at a Peterlee clothing factory who are facing the axe. click here

The Seal of approval was also given to a new viewing point at Saltholme where visitors can now enjoy seal watching. See our video clcik here

The story for Wednesday was ‘Hotel with a Pools’ as Mayor Stuart Drummond revealed his hopes for the redevelopment of Victoria Park which he said could see a hotel built into a new stand. Click here

And how’s this for a doggy paddle? We brought you a super video of four-legged friends enjoying hydrotherapy sessions in Hartlepool. click to see the video here

On Thursday we followed Hartlepool boxer Savannah Marshall as she fought to keep her Olympic dream alive. click here

And Social drinking’ was also a headline after police smashed an under-age booze party organised on Facebook. click here

Friday brought the tragic news a young mum died after collapsing in the car park at Asda supermarket as horrified shoppers looked on. Click here

A former cop is also facing a substantial prison sentence after admitting his part in a n £11m cigarette smuggling ring Click here

And it was the best in business as firms found out who was tops in the Mail-backed Hartlepool Business Awards. Click here

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