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 last week.
SATURDAY: Pick up a Poolie penguin
SUNDAY: Dog is spared after bite attack
MONDAY: Massacre survivor still haunted
TUESDAY: Brave dad collared drug-addled burglar
WEDNESDAY: Mystery knitters strike on village roundabout
THURSDAY: Thug who headbutted cabbie at 70mph is jailed
FRIDAY: Gay Hartlepool couple make political history
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