Children and families news

Competitive spirits shine through at #LoveHartlepool Games

Published on Tuesday, 30th July 2019

More than 400 children from across the town recently took part in at the inaugural #LoveHartlepool Games sporting event.

  • Join the Global Big Latch On

    Published on Monday, 29th July 2019

    Hartlepool breastfeeding mothers are encouraged to join thousands of women across the world at a global synchronised breastfeeding event this Friday.

  • Filling the Gap scheme returns for summer holiday break

    Published on Friday, 28th June 2019

    Applications are now open for a Council-run grants scheme which helps to ensure children across the town don’t go hungry during the school summer holidays.

  • Free support for families at series of drop-in events

    Published on Friday, 21st June 2019

    A series of free events aimed at helping parents to support their children begins next week.

  • We're in it together

    Published on Monday, 29th April 2019

    A new campaign is being launched to give advice to Hartlepool parents of children with additional needs to help those couples keep their relationship strong.

  • Filling the Holiday Gap scheme returns for Easter break

    Published on Thursday, 21st March 2019

    Applications are now open for a Council-run grants scheme which helps to ensure children across the town don’t go hungry during the Easter school holidays.

  • School crews ready for battle at Hip Hop Championships 2019

    Published on Wednesday, 20th March 2019

    Crowds will be wowed with stand-out dance performances when the Hartlepool Hip Hop Championships return next month.

  • Easing the pressures of parenthood

    Published on Friday, 15th February 2019

    The pressures faced by Hartlepool’s new parents and parents of children with additional needs are in the spotlight today (Friday 15 February) at a special conference in the town.

  • Councillors call for creation of “maternity hub”

    Published on Thursday, 14th February 2019

    Councillors have voiced support for the creation of a “maternity hub” in Hartlepool following an in-depth investigation into services currently on offer to expectant mums.

  • New rocking donkey is the perfect addition to play area

    Published on Thursday, 8th November 2018

    A new merry mule has gone down a treat with younger residents at a play area in Greatham.

  • Have your say on Hartlepool's maternity services

    Published on Friday, 12th October 2018

    New and expectant mothers are being urged to complete a short survey to help shape the future of maternity services in the town.

  • Hartlepool’s children’s social care rated ‘good’ with ‘outstanding’ features

    Published on Tuesday, 28th August 2018

    Children's social care services in Hartlepool have been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted inspectors.

  • Helping parents to deal with minor illnesses

    Published on Wednesday, 15th August 2018

    NHS England and St John Ambulance, the nation’s leading first aid charity, are asking Hartlepool parents to take some simple steps to become more confident in self-care and first aid.

  • Global Big Latch On a big success in Hartlepool

    Published on Wednesday, 8th August 2018

    A recent synchronised breastfeeding event held in Hartlepool has been hailed a success after local mothers gathered together to celebrate the benefits of breastfeeding.

  • Summerhill bags £4,000 from Tesco's community grant scheme

    Published on Wednesday, 11th July 2018

    Summerhill Country Park and Visitors Centre has bagged the top grant of £4,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme.

  • Mums on the move

    Published on Monday, 2nd July 2018

    From today (Monday 2 July 2018) women keen to get on the move during and after pregnancy can now enjoy all ante and post-natal classes as part of a Get Active membership.

  • Nominate your young superstars!

    Published on Tuesday, 12th June 2018

    Residents, organisations and parents in the town are being encouraged to nominate young superstars for this year’s ‘The Future’s Bright, The Future’s Young People Awards’.

  • Coronation Street suicide storyline

    Published on Thursday, 10th May 2018

    Soaps can play an incredibly powerful role in increasing people’s awareness and understanding of difficult issues.

  • Don’t miss series of stroke awareness events

    Published on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018

    STROKE survivors and their families in Hartlepool won’t want to miss a series of awareness events taking place throughout May in the town’s Community Hubs.

  • Put pounds back into pockets at Food and Fuel Fairs

    Published on Friday, 27th April 2018

    HARTLEPOOL residents will have another chance to learn about ways to bring down their bills at a series of Food and Fuel Fairs.

  • Warning as campaign reminds parents to take smoking right outside

    Published on Tuesday, 20th March 2018

    DID you know one in three children admitted to hospital for asthma has been exposed to cigarette smoke?

  • Catch it, Bin it, Kill it

    Published on Thursday, 11th January 2018

    Top doctors and nurses are urging the public to “Catch it, Bin it, Kill it” to prevent the spread of flu.

  • Illegal tobacco is bought by more than half of teenage smokers in Hartlepool

    Published on Tuesday, 31st October 2017

    Illegal tobacco has helped over half of underage smokers in the North East get hooked on smoking, a new survey released today suggests.

  • Have you considered adoption?

    Published on Thursday, 19th October 2017

    HARTLEPOOL residents who can provide a stable and loving home for children are being asked to consider adoption.

  • Have your say on Hartlepool’s pharmacy services

    Published on Friday, 25th August 2017

    HARTLEPOOL residents are being urged to complete a short survey to help shape the future of pharmacy services in the town.

  • Big Latch On a big success

    Published on Wednesday, 9th August 2017

    A RECENT synchronised breastfeeding event held in Hartlepool has been hailed a success after local mothers turned out in force to celebrate the benefits of breastfeeding.

  • Join the Big Latch On

    Published on Wednesday, 2nd August 2017

    HARTLEPOOL breastfeeding mothers are encouraged to join thousands of women across the world at a global synchronised breastfeeding event this Friday.

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