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Festive refuse and recycling arrangements

Published on Monday 22nd December 2014

RESIDENTS are asked to ensure that they put out their bins and recycling containers on the correct days over Christmas and New Year.

LGF: Transport Projects

Published on Wednesday 24th December 2014

A NUMBER of transport projects have been approved by Government to receive an allocation from the Local Growth Fund.

Hartlepool renews Fairtrade Town status

Published on Wednesday 24th December 2014

HARTLEPOOL’S status as a Fairtrade town has been renewed for a further two years by the Fairtrade Foundation.

Festive Pharmacy Opening Hours

Published on Tuesday 23rd December 2014

OVER the Christmas period residents are advised to telephone the pharmacy prior to attending.

Concern following play park thefts

Published on Tuesday 23rd December 2014

HARTLEPOOL Council is appealing for support from the local community to help halt a series of thefts and vandalism at a new children’s play park.

Vision scoops top award

Published on Tuesday 23rd December 2014

A MAJOR blueprint which aims to revitalise key areas of Hartlepool and lay the foundations for the town’s future prosperity has scooped a major regional award.

Council meetings for January

Published on Monday 22nd December 2014

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

Praise for in-house streetlight replacement scheme

Published on Monday 22nd December 2014

OVER £1 million has been saved on the cost of replacing every streetlight in Hartlepool with new LED units - freeing up cash to replace almost 3,000 ageing lampposts across the town.

Say No to Doorstep Callers

Published on Monday 22nd December 2014

Say No to Doorstep Callers HARTLEPOOL Borough Council has joined forces with Cleveland Police to encourage residents to say ‘No’ to doorstep callers.

Food bank appeal is huge success

Published on Friday 19th December 2014

AN APPEAL to allotment holders to donate surplus produce to Hartlepool Food Bank proved a huge success after sparking an amazing response.

Party time at Oscar’s

Published on Friday 19th December 2014

CHRISTMAS came early this week for children attending a council-run after-school and holiday club.

Youth cash up for grabs for good ideas

Published on Thursday 18th December 2014

YOUNG people in Hartlepool are being invited to bid for grants of up to £3,000 to help them organise activities and events or get a new business idea off the ground.

Christmas boost for needy families

Published on Thursday 18th December 2014

NEEDY families in Hartlepool can look forward to a happier Christmas thanks to the generosity of staff at a local care company.

Can you help a stray this Christmas?

Published on Thursday 18th December 2014

RESIDENTS of Hartlepool are being urged to make it a happy Christmas for stray dogs picked up on the town’s streets.

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.

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.

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.

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