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Rooftop siege man jailed after admitting string of crimes

A man who caused chaos during a four-hour rooftop stand-off in Peterlee has been jailed for four years,

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Angela Wrightson

Attorney General calls for 'trial by social media' evidence after case of murdered Hartlepool woman Angela Wrightson

The top legal adviser to the Government is calling for expert evidence on whether current laws protect against "trial by social media".
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Winds on the Hylton Bridge on the A19

Storm Aileen warnings issued for A1 and A19 as heavy winds strike

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on sections of the A19 and A1 overnight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen heads to the region.
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Sunderland, South Shields and Hartlepool suffer worst from health and money troubles as coastal communities lag behind, report finds

The UK's coastal communities are lagging behind inland areas with some of the worst levels of economic and social deprivation in the country, a new report shows.
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Brother of Manchester bomber to be tried in Libya over the attack

The brother of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi will be tried in Libya over his role in the attack, the country's chief investigator in the case said.

Sunderland

Big chance for busker Abbey after lucky break

A young singer-songwriter who busks on the streets of Hartlepool could be on the verge of her big breakthrough.

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Traffic is diverted off the A19 northbound following a collision.

Hundreds back petition calling for a safety probe into the A19

Hundreds of people have signed our petition calling for an inquiry into safety on the A19.

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The case was heard at Newcastle Crown Court.

Rapist lorry driver jailed for 21 years for abusing two young girls

A paedophile lorry driver who raped two children in separate attacks has been jailed for more than 21 years.

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Traffic is diverted off the A19 northbound following a collision.

A19 safety risked through ‘dangerous’ drivers on road despite penalty points

More should be done to enforce the laws of the road says an MP leading a call for the Government to launch an inquiry to make the A19 safer.

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Katherine High.

Swingers’ club manager spared jail over fire safety breaches

The manager of a Sunderland swingers’ club has been spared jail for a string of safety breaches.

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Thompson took payments for caravan trips to Flamingo Land.

Facebook fraudster to pay back victims over fake holiday bookings

A Facebook fraudster who tricked families into paying for caravan holidays which did not exist has been spared jail.

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Hartlepool Sixth Form College.

Sixth form colleges get green light for merger

Two colleges have been given the go-ahead to merge after their leaders “unanimously backed” the proposals.

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One of the puppets created by Gyre and Gimble, which is part of the team behind The Hartlepool Monkey.

War Horse puppeteers take up tale of Hartlepool’s monkey

The story of the Hartlepool monkey is to be brought to life in a new show which draws on the expertise of War Horse puppeteers.

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Football fans pay fitting tribute to Bradley Lowery

Hartlepool and Sunderland football fans proved cancer has no colours when they united to pay tribute to youngster Bradley Lowery.

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Courtney Hadwin was performer of the year at last year's Best of Hartlepool awards. Now she hopes to add The Voice Kids title to her CV.

Courtney does north east proud in the final of The Voice Kids

Rising singing star Courtney Hadwin was still a winner even though she narrowly missed out on winning the final of the ITV talent show The Voice Kids.

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Sisters Georgia Fletcher and Olivia Crawford aka Liv'n'G.

Hartlepool sisters’ song for Bradley Lowery makes waves in Spain

A song performed by Hartlepool sisters in honour of the late Bradley Lowery is making waves on foreign shores.

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Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery: A lovely boy who stole our hearts

Bradley Lowery - the little boy who stole our hearts.

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Best friends forever: The unbreakable bond between Bradley Lowery and Jermain Defoe

It was the friendship to beat all friendships.

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Flats in Church Street where Martin Strickland's body was found.

Five arrested after body found in Hartlepool flat

Police have launched an investigation after the body of a man was found in his Hartlepool home.

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The business has recycling centres in Sunderland, Hartlepool and Newcastle. Image by Google Maps.

North East family business sells out to national chain

An award-winning South Tyneside family business has been sold to a national firm.

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