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Statement issued by Councillor Kevin Cranney

Published on Friday 26th June 2015

I would like to apologise publicly for a comment I made to a member of the public at an Extraordinary Meeting of Hartlepool Borough Council on March 12 this year.

New picnic tables in time for fine weather

Published on Monday 29th June 2015

HARTLEPOOL residents may notice a new addition at a 100-acre country park in the town.

Green travel boost for town

Published on Monday 29th June 2015

A NEW green travel scheme has been launched to try to improve the health of Hartlepool residents, make the town’s roads safer and boost the local economy.

Get your skates on for the Jam Fest

Published on Monday 29th June 2015

YOUNG skateboarders, inline skaters and BMX fans are invited to put their skills to the test in an exciting afternoon of competitions at a popular Hartlepool attraction.

First World War anniversary show is in the running for a top award

Published on Monday 29th June 2015

ONE of the main events organised last year by Hartlepool Council to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War and the German naval bombardment of the town is in the running for a leading award.

Explorer Bus is set to hit the road again

Published on Monday 29th June 2015

A FREE bus service will be running in Hartlepool over the school summer holidays to help locals and visitors alike get to and from the town’s attractions.

Music festival tickets on sale now

Published on Friday 26th June 2015

On the 19th September 2015 Hartlepool Marina aims to host its first major music event at the Jacksons Landing site celebrating and showcasing some of the finest talent in the North East.

People are asked their views on highways and transport services

Published on Friday 26th June 2015

PEOPLE’S views on Hartlepool’s Highways and Transport services will again be compared with others across England through the National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction survey.

Sponsors sought for forest school project

Published on Thursday 25th June 2015

PUPILS are seeking sponsors for an ambitious environmental scheme in the grounds of their Hartlepool primary school.

Are you in the swim?

Published on Thursday 25th June 2015

NON-SWIMMERS or people who want to become stronger swimmers are being urged to sign up to Hartlepool Council’s Learn to Swim programme.

Drop in new diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections in the North East

Published on Thursday 25th June 2015

A total of 18,971 sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were diagnosed in the North East in 2014 according to new data – down 13 per cent on the previous year’s figure of 21,815.

Council in “positive” talks with new football club owners

Published on Wednesday 24th June 2015

CIVIC leaders have described their first meeting with Hartlepool United’s new owners JPNG Global since they took control at Victoria Park as “extremely positive” and “an excellent start to forging a healthy working relationship”.

Summer fun at Oscar’s

Published on Tuesday 23rd June 2015

IF parents are concerned about how their children are going to be looked after or entertained over the Summer holiday period they need to look no further than the OSCAR (Out of school Care) programme run by Hartlepool Council.

Council meetings for July

Published on Tuesday 23rd June 2015

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

Special service to honour our Armed Forces

Published on Tuesday 23rd June 2015

A PARADE and service will be held in Hartlepool on Saturday 27th June to mark Armed Forces Day.

Cutting creations give pause for thought

Published on Tuesday 23rd June 2015

AN AMBITIOUS new exhibition of sculptural installations, lighting and two dimensional works by award-winning artist Helen Snell is coming to Hartlepool.

Firms urged to prevent litter from lorries

Published on Monday 22nd June 2015

HARTLEPOOL Council has sent letters to the owners of a number of waste transport lorries asking them to take action to stop litter blowing from their vehicles.

Book now for cycle maintenance workshop

Published on Friday 19th June 2015

TIPS on carrying out basic bike repairs will be available at a special workshop to be held as part of a campaign to promote cycling.

Don’t miss out on technology grant scheme

Published on Friday 19th June 2015

THERE’S still time for Hartlepool voluntary and community organisations to benefit from a local technology grant scheme.

Volunteers’ dedication honoured

Published on Thursday 18th June 2015

DEDICATED volunteers working for Hartlepool Council’s Sport and Recreation Service have been honoured at an awards ceremony.

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