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Hartlepool’s moving tribute to bombardment victims

Published on Wednesday 17th December 2014

HARTLEPOOL has marked the centenary of its bombardment by the German Navy in the First World War with a day-long series of proud and poignant events.

Racing car project scoops top award

Published on Thursday 18th December 2014

STUDENTS and staff at a Hartlepool school are celebrating after their innovative project to build and race an electric car won a top regional award.

Primary school closed due to flooding

Published on Tuesday 16th December 2014

HARTLEPOOL’S Fens Primary School in Mowbray Road was unable to open this morning – and will remain closed until the New Year – due to major overnight flooding of its car park.

Tees Valley Sport calls for workplaces in Hartlepool to get social

Published on Monday 15th December 2014

Exercise WORKPLACES across Hartlepool are being encouraged to get on their starting blocks ready to compete in the new ‘My Team 2015’ workplace health campaign, starting with an eight week physical activity themed challenge on 5th January 2015.

Bellringers’ special tribute for bombardment centenary

Published on Friday 12th December 2014

CHURCH bells will ring out across Hartlepool next week as the town commemorates the centenary of its bombardment by the German Navy in the First World War.

New programme of community walks

Published on Thursday 11th December 2014

RESIDENTS of Hartlepool are being offered a chance to shed those extra Christmas pounds and get fitter by taking part in a programme of free community walks in the New Year.

Move and Groove your way to Christmas

Published on Thursday 11th December 2014

THERE’S a chance for youngsters in Hartlepool to learn a variety of groovy dance styles such as Street Dance, Jazz, Pom Dance and much more in a fun and exciting MOVE IT workshop.

Cold Weather Alert Issued

Published on Thursday 11th December 2014

Winter scene WARNINGS have been issued across northern England after the Met Office forecast a spell of cold weather.

Hartlepool walks will explore the First World War

Published on Thursday 11th December 2014

AS Hartlepool prepares to commemorate the centenary of its bombardment by the German Navy, people are invited to take a journey into the past to learn more about the impact of the First World War on the town.

Residents and businesses asked for their views on a Combined Authority for Tees Valley

Published on Thursday 11th December 2014

CONSULTATION has begun on proposals by Tees Valley's five local councils to establish a Combined Authority in a bid to boost economic growth and job creation.

Mayor’s charity nights make a great Christmas gift

Published on Wednesday 10th December 2014

IF you’re looking for an unusual Christmas gift or fancy treating yourself, tickets are on sale for two great events in aid of the Ceremonial Mayor of Hartlepool’s local charities.

Respect campaign comes to Fens and Rossmere

Published on Wednesday 10th December 2014

HARTLEPOOL’S Fens and Rossmere Ward will be the focus today (Wednesday 10th December) of an ongoing campaign to ensure that local neighbourhoods prosper and residents take pride in the area where they live.

Winterproof your home and keep warm up north

Published on Wednesday 10th December 2014

TEMPERATURES may have fallen outside, but that doesn’t mean they should fall in the home as well this winter.

Helping Hartlepool’s young people to beat unemployment

Published on Wednesday 10th December 2014

ELEVEN young people in Hartlepool are setting their sights on a brighter future after starting an environmental apprenticeship to help tackle youth unemployment.

Festive fun at Hartlepool’s libraries

Published on Tuesday 9th December 2014

HARTLEPOOL’S libraries are running lots of great activities for children over the Christmas holidays.

Major clampdown on anti-social behaviour and arson in Manor House area of Hartlepool

Published on Tuesday 9th December 2014

A MAJOR clampdown on anti-social behaviour and arson has been launched in the Manor House area of Hartlepool.

Go Christmas Crackers in Hartlepool

Published on Friday 5th December 2014

THERE’S festive fun in store for all the family when Hartlepool’s Maritime Experience once again hosts its hugely popular ‘Christmas Crackers’ extravaganza.

Keep calm and be ready for winter

Published on Friday 5th December 2014

Winter scene DURING the winter months, the demand for NHS services increases significantly as cold weather means there are more slips, trips and injuries.

Drink drive warning goes out as region prepares for ‘darkest days’ on roads

Published on Friday 5th December 2014

Drinkers are being urged to leave their car keys at home as the North East prepares for two of the blackest days for drink drive accidents on the region’s roads.

Specialist care development to be officially opened

Published on Friday 5th December 2014

A MULTI-MILLION pound specialist care development for vulnerable adults that is set to create 41 new jobs in Hartlepool will be officially opened next week.

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