Everton fans get behind Bradley Lowery

A flag bearing Bradley Lowery's name has been showcased at a football match taking place hundreds of miles away from his home town.
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The Jeremy Kyle bottom tattoo

North East man gets Jeremy Kyle tattoo on his bottom

A man has explained how he defied his girlfriend to get Jeremy Kyle tattooed on his bottom.

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Non-league football club's results expunged after resigning from league

A football club has had its results for the season expunged after resigning from the Northern League.

The youngster pictured while undergoing care in hospital.

Bradley Lowery’s family looks towards Christmas and reveal next steps for the little battler

Bradley Lowery’ is to be given the best Christmas possible as his parents look to give him as much time as they can following his health heartache.

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Bradley Lowery with mum Gemma, dad Carl and brother Kieran.

Messages of support for family of Bradley Lowery flood in as devastating news is revealed

Messages of support are flooding in from across the region for the family of little Bradley Lowery as they are given the news they had been dreading to hear.

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Police burn £1million of cannabis seized from criminals

Around £1million worth of cannabis seized by police has gone up in smoke this morning.
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Tata steel and unions to meet over deal to save thousands of jobs

Leaders of thousands of workers at steel giant Tata will meet today to discuss a potential deal aimed at securing their future after months of uncertainty.

The pantomime cast.

REVIEW: Jack and the Beanstalk, Forum Theatre, Billingham

If it’s barnstorming fun, lots of audience interaction and a night of belly laughs you’re after, look no further.

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Sisters Olivia Crawford (15) and Georgia Fletcher (22), wrote the single Our Superhero (A Christmas Wish)' to raise funds for Bradley Lowery.

Sisters’ Christmas song hopes to raise cash for brave Bradley Lowery

Two sisters have penned a Christmas song to raise funds for battling youngster Bradley Lowery.

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Bradley Lowery is battling neuroblastoma.

Brave Bradley Lowery dealt another health blow

The family of battling Bradley Lowery are remaining positive after medics raised concerns about his chemotherapy treatment.

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Norman Oakley pictured in his playing days.

Tributes paid to ‘absolute gentleman’ former Hartlepool United goalkeeper

Tributes have been paid to a former Hartlepool United goalkeeper whose love for the game was only overtaken by the love for his family.

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Nathan Horsley charged with theft

Solicitor appeared in court charged with string of thefts

A solicitor has appeared in court accused of stealing a total of £19,000 from a number of his clients.

In total, 197 people lost their lives on roads during rainfall in Great Britain last year

Slow down when it's wet, North East drivers urged as figures reveal seven were killed in the rain last year

North East drivers are being urged to slow down when it's raining after figures revealed seven people were killed and 82 more were seriously injured when driving in the rain in the last year.
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Paul Nuttall is congratulated by Nigel Farage after he was announced as the new Ukip leader at the Emmanuel Centre in Westminster, London. Credit: PA.

Hartlepool-based MEP welcomes election of new UKIP leader Paul Nuttall – saying he ‘truly understands how to take on Labour

Hartlepool-based MEP Jonathan Arnott has welcomed the election of new UKIP leader Paul Nuttall – saying he ‘truly understands’ how to take on Labour.

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Members of the Elwick Academy of Dance enjoying their time on stage at a previous panto.

Oh yes it is! Hartlepool panto is on its way

A dance school is getting ready to stage its 68th annual pantomime production.

He appeared at Teesside Crown Court.

Thief jailed at Teesside Crown Court after stealing from passengers on train

A train-hopping thief who stole passengers’ luggage and left them distraught has been jailed after he failed a rehab course to reform him.

Church Street in Hartlepool. Image courtesy of Google.

Two men arrested over alleged robberies in Hartlepool

Police have arrested two men in connection with two alleged robberies in Hartlepool, and one of the men in connection with an alleged stabbing. All the alleged offences are currently believed to be linked.

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Newcastle fans worst in FA for banning orders - Sunderland fans three times less likely to face action

Newcastle fans have been revealed as the worst in the entire Football League for banning orders, with 124 fans being subject to the action.

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Chemistry teacher James Donkin is delighted his videos have reached over 1.5 million views.

Chemistry teacher delighted as videos reach 1.5 million views

A chemistry teacher has proven he has the formula for success as his online video tutorials reach a record 1.5 million hits.

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Woman fighting for life after suffering serious neck injuries in Hartlepool attack

A woman is fighting for her life in hospital with serious neck injuries after being attacked in Hartlepool

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