Change to parking charges at Peterlee Community Hospital

New parking charges have come into force at a Peterlee Community Hospital after complaints by patients and residents.

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Craig Harrison

Record-breaking ex-Middlesbrough star Craig Harrison contender for Hartlepool United job

Record-breaking Craig Harrison has emerged as a contender to be the new Hartlepool United manager.

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Picture issued by the Great North East Air Ambulance Service.

Boy, six, in coma after being hit by a car on A66 sliproad near Middlesbrough football ground

A boy who was hit by a car on the A66 slip road near Middlesbrough football ground is in a coma, medics have said.

The air ambulance in flight

Girl, nine, treated by air ambulance crew after being hit by car

A nine-year-old girl suffered serious head injuries after being hit by a car.

Footage released of gigantic vessel which will bring world's heaviest cargo load to Hartlepool

This is the gigantic ship which is transporting the world's heaviest load of cargo to Hartlepool.

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Dave Shaw and his dog Pedro.

Hartlepool ‘dog whisperer’ spreads canine powers across the region

A well-known Hartlepool dog trainer is branching out across the region.

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Community researchers out and about in Hartlepool.

Researchers needed for social project in Hartlepool

A charity which campaigns for social change is looking for Hartlepool residents to carry out research in the town.

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The luxury mansion owned by Adam Johnson.

Adam Johnson’s former home is reduced in price

Disgraced footballer Adam Johnson’s County Durham mansion is up for sale with a reduced price tag of £1.7m.

Superintendent Sarah Pitt

Revealed: Shock number of Sunderland police officers attacked on duty in last 12 months

A call for tougher sentences for those attacking emergency service workers has been made, as latest figures reveal 38 Sunderland cops were assaulted in the past 12 months.

South Tyneside District Hospital in South Shields.

Police to speak to 26 families after hospital tissue probe

A total of 26 families are set to be spoken to by police following a tissue sample storage probe at South Tyneside District Hospital.

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Seven-month-old Eden Stockton-Wilde somehow emerged unscathed after her buggy was kicked by a police horse.

Baby has incredible escape after her pushchair is smashed by police horse

A seven-month-old baby miraculously escaped unscathed after a spooked police horse trampled on the pushchair she was sitting in.

The Tees Transporter Bridge will be closed for at least two weeks.

Transporter Bridge closed for 'at least two weeks' after bolt shears off

The famous Tees Transporter Bridge in Middlesbrough has had to be closed due to a mechanical issue.

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Drivers could be fined for using contactless payment while at the wheel, say police.

Drivers could be fined for using contactless payment while at the wheel

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a North East police force has warned.
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Redcar seafront. Picture: PA.

Rape probe officers arrest woman on suspicion of wasting police time

Officers investigating the rape and abduction of a mother from a North East promenade have arrested a woman on suspicion of wasting police time.

Stewart Caygill

Scheming son jailed after forging his own mother’s will

A scheming son has been jailed for four years after forging his own mother’s will in an attempt to gain control of her estate.

Black Diamond of Durham and skipper Calvyn Whitehand

Black Diamond is the latest vessel to join Tall Ships Races in Sunderland

An award-winning North East ship has become the fourth to sign up for the Tall Ships Races in Sunderland next year.

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Jeff Stelling prepares for the March for Men

Sunderland AFC supports Hartlepool Soccer Saturday presenter Jeff Stelling's March for Men

The Black Cats have announced they will be supporting Jeff Stelling’s March for Men as he prepares to walk 15 marathons in 15 days for charity.
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Tinie Tempah is coming to Hartlepool.

Tinie Tempah announces Hartlepool gig

Tinie Tempah is set to wow the crowds with an open air gig in Hartlepool this summer.

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From left; Julie Collins, Jonathan Brash, and Maureen Bunter of Hartlepool Sixth Form College, and Ellen Thinnesen, Rob Lawson and 
Nigel Harrett, of Sunderland College.

Hartlepool Sixth Form College and Sunderland College in merger talks to create a ‘super-institution’

Hartlepool Sixth Form College and Sunderland College are in talks about a potential merger.

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