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Free swimming figures up on last year

Published on Monday 18th August 2014

LATEST figures show that a council free swims scheme is even more popular than the previous year.

Bank holiday barbecue warning

Published on Tuesday 19th August 2014

IF you’re aiming to round off the hot summer with a barbecue in the garden or park, Hartlepool Borough Council and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) have served up some advice to help make it a sizzling and safe success.

Council meetings for September

Published on Tuesday 19th August 2014

HARTLEPOOL Council has announced its meetings schedule for September and is encouraging members of the public to hear the discussions and see how decisions are made.

Exploring the lives of young women in the North-East through photography

Published on Tuesday 19th August 2014

What’s it like to be a teenage girl?

Tail-wagging fun for all the family

Published on Tuesday 19th August 2014

THERE’S a chance for dogs of all shapes and sizes to shine at the Mayor of Hartlepool’s Community Fun Day.

Step forward for triathlon challenge

Published on Monday 18th August 2014

ATHLETES planning to enter the Hartlepool Big Lime Triathlon are being offered help to ensure they are ready for the challenge.

Respect campaign comes to Seaton Carew

Published on Monday 18th August 2014

HARTLEPOOL’S Seaton Ward will be the focus tomorrow (Tuesday 19th August) of an ongoing campaign to ensure that local neighbourhoods prosper and residents take pride in the area where they live.

An evening with Hartlepool author Michelle Birbeck

Published on Friday 15th August 2014

THERE’S an opportunity for people to meet local author Michelle Birbeck when she launches her latest book ‘The Stars Are Falling’ at Hartlepool’s Central Library on Wednesday 20th August.

Cash boost for young entrepreneurs

Published on Friday 15th August 2014

YOUNG people in Hartlepool are being urged to tap into a new cash fund to help them become entrepreneurs.

The Ramona Flowers are set to bloom in Hartlepool

Published on Thursday 14th August 2014

“SOMETIMES you hear music and something about it instantly gets you. You get that tug. It’s a combination of the melody, the lyrics and that unidentifiable something else that just makes you go ‘Wow.’ Then as a musician you’re thinking ‘Wow. I want to do that.’ So that’s what we’ve been trying to do.”

Still time to win yourself a prize at Hartlepool’s show

Published on Wednesday 13th August 2014

WHETHER you’re a gardener or not, there’s still time to scoop yourself a prize at this year’s Hartlepool Horticultural Show.

Sponsorship deal secures major town events

Published on Tuesday 12th August 2014

HARTLEPOOL Council has signed a sponsorship deal with a high-profile town firm which will secure major local events for the next three years.

Make a date for the Mayor’s Fun Day

Published on Tuesday 12th August 2014

THERE’S an action-packed day in store for all the family at the Mayor of Hartlepool’s Community Fun Day.

Jeff Stelling “delighted” with new £620,800 3G pitch in Hartlepool

Published on Tuesday 12th August 2014

On Saturday, Hartlepool Mayor, Stephen Akers-Belcher, officially opened a new £620,800 third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) at Brierton Sports Complex. The pitch was made possible thanks to a £602,800 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which provides grants towards developing new or refurbished grassroots football facilities.

Book sale for Hartlepool good causes

Published on Monday 11th August 2014

THERE will be bargains galore in a sale of secondhand books, DVDs and CDs in Hartlepool’s Central Library in York Road on Saturday 16th August from 10am to 2pm.

Free swims scheme is huge success as over 1,700 children participate in first week

Published on Monday 11th August 2014

A COUNCIL-RUN free swimming scheme for local youngsters during the summer holidays is proving to be a huge success.

Concerns aired over anti-social behaviour

Published on Monday 11th August 2014

THE Leader of Hartlepool Borough Council has voiced his concerns about anti-social behaviour in the town to the area’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

Use it or lose it bus scheme for service 6 under threat

Published on Monday 11th August 2014

Residents of Hartlepool are at risk of losing a bus service between the town centre and Clavering community due to underuse and a local bus operator is urging people to get on board the campaign before it is too late.

Have say on broadband consultation

Published on Monday 11th August 2014

VIEWS are being sought on a project which aims to provide superfast broadband to all businesses, homes and communities in the Tees Valley

Green Flags success for parks

Published on Friday 8th August 2014

TWO parks in Hartlepool have retained a prestigious national quality award.

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