Can you help charity to feed people in need?

A new initiative is looking for volunteers to help making and delivering of hot meals to people living in financial crisis.

Raj Singh

Raj Singh takeover gets green light – as new chairman targets Football League return as quickly as possible

Raj Singh’s takeover of Hartlepool United has been formally completed.

Hartlepool United
Colin Shevills of Balance.

North East alcohol campaigners welcome ‘very important’ drinking findings

A new study on the dangers of drinking too much has been welcomed as “very important.”

Health 1

Tributes pour in for courageous Hartlepool mum Tracey Keers

Tributes have flooded in for an inspirational Hartlepool woman who lost her battle with cancer just days after giving birth and marrying the love of her life.


Young Hartlepool mum loses cancer battle after delivering premature baby and getting married in hospital

An inspirational Hartlepool woman lost her battle with cancer just days after giving birth and marrying the love of her life.

PCs Mike Fisher and Nick Prest head home

Police Interceptor TV stars complete epic cycle ride to help retired police dogs

Two stars of TV’s popular Police Interceptors show are top dogs after completing a coast to coast bike ride in just one day for their canine colleagues.


Knitting appeal for special jumpers to stop bald chickens getting bullied

A hospice has come up with a cracking idea to help two of its therapy hens which are being bullied.


Parents ‘bursting with pride’ as miracle baby born weighing 1lb 3oz turns 18

A miracle baby born weighing just 1lb 3oz has celebrated turning 18.

From right, Vicky Abbott, Rebecca Hough and Allan Raby.

Delight as trio make final of Chelsea Flower Show competition

Two floristry students and their teacher are among the finalists to compete at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Police forces in the North East have received a rating by inspectors.

Police forces in North East rated after visit by inspectors

Police forces in the North East have spoken of their continued commitment to keep people safe after being rated by inspectors.
The photograph planned for the front of the book.

Photographer’s fascinating insight into pigeon racing

A North East photographer has taken a fascinating look into the world of pigeon racing -and he needs your help.

Teesside Crown Court

Ex-paramedic from Hartlepool downloaded hundreds of revolting child porn pictures, court told

A former paramedic downloaded hundred of revolting images of children being sexually abused.

Has the North East felt the worst of the Mini Beast of the East?

A weather warning will remain in place across the North East until tomorrow.

Dramatic pictures show coast taking a battering as flood warning issued ahead of high tide

A flood warning for parts of the North East coast has been issued ahead of this afternoon's high tide.

Suzanne Woodward

Delight after student takes home barbering competition prize

A college student proved to be a cut above to win a podium place in a national competition.


'Mini Beast from the East' set to bring snow, winds and freezing temperatures to North East

Snow and strong winds are set to hit the North East this weekend as the "Mini Beast from the East" strikes.
Jack Smith leaving Teesside Magistrates' Court

Football fan facing banning order after calling rivals ‘paedos’

A football fan is facing a ban from attending matches after being involved in crowd trouble for a second time.

Ethel Stirman

New novel tells the story of battles and bitter hardship in mining community

A creative mum has penned a debut novel about life in on the Durham coalfields.

Bosses at Sunderland College have announced jobs could go in a reorganisation.

Jobs look set to go in colleges shake-up

College bosses have announced 25 jobs are at risk as part of a reorganisation.
Bin lids should be fully closed say Hartlepool Borough Council

Hartlepool refuse collector suffers crush injury due to overfilled bin

Hartlepool council chiefs are asking residents not to overfill their bins after a refuse collector suffered a crush injury as a result.

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