Hartlepool Borough Council
A senior councillor in Hartlepool is calling on the Government to take urgent action to help hard-pressed local authorities cope with an unprecedented increase in demand for children's services.
A special treat is in store for a little girl at the centre of a fundraising drive to help her walk.
Residents of Hartlepool can improve their fitness free of charge at three exercise classes.
Small businesses are being invited to attend a special event in Hartlepool and find out more about how they can increase sales and become more profitable.