Hartlepool band Desposyni was cock-a-hoop after placing in the top three of the Tees Valley Battle of the Bands in 2010.

11 pictures from Hartlepool in 2010 - can you believe it was now a decade ago?

Let’s head back a decade to the year when Hartlepool hit the global headlines.

Wednesday, 1st January 2020, 4:45 pm

Time flies and to show you just how fast it goes, look at this selection of 11 photos from 2010.

We have got scenes from Pools staving off relegation from the Football League and Horden overcoming West in rugby union’s Pyman Cup.

We’ve got a great fancy dress view from Greatham Feast and runners in full flow in the Marina 5 mile road race.

There’s scenes from the town leg of The Tall Ships Races, and BMX bikers in the saddle at Summerhill.

Take a look and see how many memories these shots bring back.

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