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A lovely taste of Spring and there’s more on the way

Spring is in the air and there’s more on the way for the rest of the weekend.

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Thousands of plastic pellets have been found washed up on the beach at Seaton Carew, Hartlepool.

Thousands of tiny plastic 'nurdles' washed up on Hartlepool beach

Thousands of tiny 'nurdles' used to make plastic products have been washed up on a Hartlepool beach.

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Bradley Lowery's story has touched people around the world.

Woman arrested over alleged abusive message about Bradley Lowery released without charge

A woman has been released without charge after being arrested over the alleged trolling of Bradley Lowery.

Crime
Teesside Crown Court

Alleged sex assault victim says he was abused by several men in toilets

An alleged victim of child abuse choked back tears as he told a jury how he was abused by several men in public toilets in Hartlepool.
Crime
Flamingo Land.

Facebook fraudster who conned families in fake holiday scam gets chance to pay victims back

A woman who conned families into putting down deposits for caravan holidays which didn’t exist is being given a chance to pay the money back to her victims.

Crime
Judith Tully

More than 50 jobs created ahead of new care home opening

More than 50 jobs have been created with the opening of a new purpose-built care home set to be unveiled next week.

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Stuart Mottram Jr

Sunderland drugs boss made £320,000 before he was caught in Amsterdam

A dealer who made over £320,000 through his involvement in an international drugs ring has been ordered to pay back less than £8,000.

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Students Luke Bainbridge as Prince Charming, left, and Scott Dugdale as Dandini.

Panto hailed a success as crowds flock to college production

A panto has been hailed as a huge success after more than 2,000 people flocked to see it...oh, yes they did!

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Norma Bell

Judge pays tribute to caring Norma Bell as killer is jailed for 33 years

A judge has paid tribute to murdered foster carer Norma Bell who looked after more than 50 children, saying she was a “remarkable woman”.

Crime
MPs have voted in favour of triggering Article 50 in the House of Commons

'Why we voted to trigger Article 50': Our Labour MPs explain why they backed Brexit Bill

Labour MPs in the North East have been giving their reasons as to why they voted in favour of a Parliament Bill to trigger Brexit negotiations.
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Bradley Lowery felt well enough to go back to school for a couple of hours this week.

Community sends messages of support to brave Bradley Lowery

Well-wishers have sent messages of support to battling youngster Bradley Lowery after hearing of his first trip to school since the latest bout of his cancer treatment.

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Nicki Lund and son Jacob

Mum hails wheelchair-bound hero soldier after saving her choking son

A grateful mum has hailed a hero soldier for saving her son's life as he choked on a chicken nugget.

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Joan Barnett died months after she was pushed over in her Sunderland home when she was targeted by the gang.

Gang members who preyed on OAP and conned vulnerable victims out of cash jailed for their ‘sickening’ crimes

Three members of a gang who preyed on elderly and vulnerable people across the North East have today been put behind bars.

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Police praise bravery of victims after gang of conmen jailed for 11 years

Police today praised the bravery of elderly victims and families who helped put a gang of conmen behind bars for more than 11 years.
Crime
North East Labour MPs have written to PM Theresa May

North East MPs tell PM Theresa May: Reveal Government 'guarantees' to Nissan over Brexit

A group of North East Labour MPs have written to Prime Minister Theresa May urging her to make public any Brexit 'guarantees' given to Nissan.

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Joan Barnett died months after she was pushed over in her Sunderland home when she was targeted by the gang.

Gang members who preyed on OAP and conned vulnerable victims out of cash jailed for their ‘sickening’ crimes

Three members of a gang who preyed on elderly and vulnerable people across the North East have today been put behind bars.

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Missing Hartlepool man Shaun Bate.

Missing Hartlepool man found safe and well in Newcastle

Missing Hartlepool man Shaun Bate has been found safe and well in Newcastle.

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Police are clamping down on drivers who use their mobile behind the wheel

Police forces warn of ‘zero-tolerance’ crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Police are cracking down on danger drivers using their mobile phone while behind the wheel.

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Arthur Hutchinson

Triple killer Arthur Hutchinson loses bid against ‘whole-life’ sentence

Triple killer Arthur Hutchinson will remain in prison after losing a legal bid for freedom.

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