Police praise public after success of Durham Miners' Gala

Police have thanked the public after today's Durham Miners' Gala which was attended by tens of thousands of people passed off without incident.


Hartlepool Tall Ships Races volunteer reunited with crew eight years on

A tall ships crew and a volunteer who met during the Hartlepool races event in 2010 have been reunited thanks to the Mail.
Some of the waste dumped in Limekiln Gill.

Fly-tipper fined £1,000 after dumping waste at nature reserve

A fly-tipper has got into a fine mess after illegally dumping rubbish in a nature reserve.

A Grand Central train at Hartlepool Rail Station.

North East MPs to urge rail operator to get back on track

North East MPs are to write to Grand Central Rail bosses raising concerns at recent disruption experienced by passengers.


Black Diamond crew shines after Sunderland Tall Ships Races adventure

As voyages go, it’s not the longest, but for the crew of the Black Diamond of Durham, the journey to be part of Sunderland Tall Ships Races is one which will stay with them forever.


Where’s Angie from Hartlepool - it’s a burning question at The Tall Ships Races

A tall ship’s crew arrived in the North East and had a question for locals: “Where’s Angie from Hartlepool?”

Rebecca Newby is hoping to be a hit in the classroom.

New teacher hoping for knockout career after graduating from university

A university graduate is boxing clever after landing a dream teaching role.


Bradley Lowery's school pays tribute to young boy who touched the hearts of the world

The former school of cancer battler Bradley Lowery has come together to remember the youngster a year on since his tragic death.
RSPB Saltholme.

RSPB invites adventurers to camp at nature reserve for Big Wild Sleepout

Families have the chance to spend a night with nature as part of the RSPB’s annual Big Wild Sleepout at its Saltholme reserve.

The T-shirt photographed in Asda Hartlepool by Dr Peter Brambleby.

Boozy Asda T-shirt slammed by health chief for promoting irresponsible drinking during World Cup

A Hartlepool health chief has slammed a supermarket for promoting irresponsible drinking by selling a T-shirt with a boozy slogan.


Hundreds enjoy the Hartlepool sunshine at the Greatham Feast

Hundreds of people turned out to enjoy one of Hartlepool’s oldest traditions.

The scene of the shooting.

House shooting plot suspects decline to take the stand

Five men accused of being involved in a revenge shooting declined to give evidence on their own behalf.

The new law came into force last April.

Hundreds of North East children targeted by internet groomers in last year, figures show

A charity has revealed the shocking number of North East children targeted by internet perverts since a new anti-grooming law came into force a year ago.

From left, Howie Mandel, Courtney Hadwin. Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/NBC

Incredible audition video of America’s Got Talent star Courtney Hadwin racks up 120 million views

America’s Got Talent singing star Courtney Hadwin has become an internet sensation after seeing her audition on the hit TV show rack up more than 120 million views online.

Richie Griffiths outside of the Greatham Post office. Picture by FRANK REID

Post Office set to re-open after closure before Christmas

A village Post Office described as the “hub of the community” which closed suddenly just a few months ago is to re-open its doors under new management.

Teenage singing sensation Courtney Hadwin.

America's Got Talent singing sensation Courtney Hadwin says US TV appearance was 'like a dream'

Teen singing star Courtney Hadwin has opened up on her incredible experience on hit show America's Got Talent, describing the experience as being like a 'dream.'

There are ways to avoid back pain when flying.

Feeling Great: Three tips if flying with back pain

If you’re heading on holiday anytime soon – or making plans to do so – one of the things to consider is the effect that flying can have on your back.

Daniel Sirell's team mates and friends come together to play a match in his honour

Football match takes place in honour of talented young player Daniel Sirrell who died in Amsterdam

The girlfriend of a talented young player who died in a drowning tragedy in Amsterdam joined family and friends as a tribute match was played in his honour.

Chloe Park (17) with her Mum Janette Park (50) photographed in front of Chloe's memorial of the day holding a balloon they are going to release in Manchester. Picture by FRANK REID

Hartlepool college student who survived Manchester Arena bombing returns to pay respects on anniversary of attack

A Hartlepool college student who survived last year’s Ariana Grande concert bombing is returning to Manchester today to pay her respects to the victims on the first anniversary.

Members of the RMT union have have voted for further strike action on Arriva Rail North trains

More delays for passengers after union votes for strike action on Arriva Rail North

Rail passengers will face further delays after staff voted for strike action.

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