Situation totally unacceptable

WHAT thankfully does not change over time is the generosity of folk across Hartlepoool and East Durham.

Hardly a day goes by without the Mail publicising the efforts of locals on behalf of others less fortunate than themselves.

Today it is the turn of four Hartlepool contract workers and their trusty driver to earn praise for conquering Great Britain’s three highest peaks.

We are sure there are plenty more charitable stories to follow.

Just make sure we know about them by contacting our newsdesk on (01429) 239380.