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Hartlepool News

SHEEP: Pictured alongside one of the posters from (l-r) are Chris Scaife, PCSO Cath Jones and PC Keith Robinson.

Sheep attacks: Dog walkers warned about danger their animals pose

Businessman bottled fellow drinker who was served first

Businessman in court for bottle attack on fellow drinker - because he was served first

RUGBY: Fun packed weekend of sport as Rugby World Cup nears

Fun packed weekend of sport as Rugby World Cup nears

CLOSED: Robinson's butchers in Billingham

Butchers at centre of E.coli outbreak investigation to close voluntarily as probe continues

VIOLENT: Former Hartlepool boxer Michael Hunter

Hartlepool boxing champ walks free from court after breaking wife's nose

CRASH SCENE: Police at the scene

Lucky escape as car leaves road and ends up in ditch

COAST WATCH: Seaside visitors are being asked to look out for the common blue.

Seaside visitors urged to look out for the common blue butterfly

BILLINGHAM FOLKLORE FESTIVAL: A celebration of music and dance from around the world

27 reasons why Tees Valley should be named City of Culture 2025

JAILED: Brian Jones

Four-year sentence for attempted knifepoint rape

BIDS: Ward Jackson Park Lodge

Chance to lease listed park lodge

SUCCESS: Graduates at Cleveland College of Art and Design celebrate their big day

Cleveland college celebrates after winning top rankings following this year's exam results

PRIDE: Hartlepool man Adam Sowerby, who has captained the Homeless Team England football side

Pride of once-homeless Hartlepool man who has gone on to captain his country

CANDIDATE?: Former Middlesbrough Mayor Ray Mallon is understood to have considered standing for the position of Tees Valley Mayor, should an election place.

Who will be the Tees Valley Mayor? Candidates already emerge for top job

HOSPITALISED: Peter Robinson with his son Donnie. Picture by FRANK REID, courtesy of the Hartlepool Mail

Baby taken to hospital after being hit in stomach by drink "missile"

ANGRY: Kevin Hill, right

Charity event runs into trouble after being landed with £1,500 bill

Metro mayor for Tees Valley likely after council leaders seek devolved powers

Metro mayor for Tees Valley likely as council leaders seek greater powers

Attackers poured chemical on man's face

Attackers poured chemical on man's face

SAILING: Students on last year's High Tide summer scheme.

Students sail to Lithuania on work experience of a lifetime

Police are appealing to trace the owners of ornaments believed to be stolen from a grave in Stranton Cemetery in Hartlepool.

Grave ornament theft prompts police appeal

HARTLEPOOL LEADER: Leader of Hartlepool Borough Council, Christopher Akers-Belcher

Hartlepool leader condemns proposal to close the town's court

Canoe fraudster John Darwin and his ex-wife Anne, who now have no known assets after his £40,000 pension was seized, the Crown Prosecution Service said

Canoe fraudster John Darwin has no known assets, say police

PLANS: Consett Magistrates' Court

MP condemns plan to close North-East courts

CELEBRATION: Jackie Murray (back, right) with Executive Headteacher Jo Heaton and pupils from both St Peter’s Elwick and Hart Schools.

National recognition for school governor

Stricken fishing vessel rescued off Redcar coast

Stricken fishing vessel rescued off Redcar coast

ASSAULT: Mother assaulted in the Dyke House area of Hartlepool as she walked with her young daughter

Woman assaulted as she walked through Hartlepool

Andrew West

Man who died at T in the Park music festival was from Hartlepool

WHITE NEGROES: Local favourites The White Negroes will play at the Studio venue as part of the Summer Big One

Summer festival of music

ALL ABOARD: Heugh Gun Battery re-enactor Gerry Raffell, bus driver Lawrence Fenwick and Hartlepool’s Maritime Experience Operations Manager Emma Dowson prepare to board the Hartlepool Explorer Bus

Free bus service to operate in Hartlepool for summer hols

Hartlepool Civic Centre

New phone service at Hartlepool council to deal with 150,000 annual calls

SHOPLIFTING: Cleveland Police working with businesses to tackle retail theft.

Police focus on tackling retail crime

ATTACK: Detective Inspector Matt Murphy-King, of Cleveland Police, at the scene of last week's attack

Police investigating sex attack make appeal for two men to come forward

PROTECTED STATUS: The Serpentine Lake at Hornby Castle, near Bedale, which forms part of the newly-listed medieval hunting park

List of protected buildings released

Missing man last seen in distressed state

Missing man found in Hartlepool

EMPTY: Ward Jackson Park Lodge

Appeal for historic, Grade II-listed building to be put back into use

Row breaks out between Hartlepool council leaders and charity over redevelopment of historic building

NEW FUTURE: The former shopping centre Jacksons Landing which will be used for a major music concert in September

Permission granted for major music gig at derelict building in Hartlepool

HORSE HELP: Cllr Marjorie James, Chair of Hartlepool Council’s Neighbourhood Services Committee, with a new sign to be used as part of a clampdown on horses left to graze illegally.

Council to clamp down on illegally grazing horses

Jury in girls' murder trial discharged

Jury in girls' murder trial discharged

MAKEOVER: Contractors JDP from Newton Aycliffe pictured with the winners Trimdon Grange Community Centre who won of the  competition  to win a DIY SOS style makeover from left community centre partner Carol Gaskarth, committee member Alyson Hudson and Chr

Free makeover for Trimdon community centre

GRANTS: Money available for River Tees projects

Grants up for grabs to celebrate the River Tees

Hartlepool boxer Michael Hunter

Former boxer Michael Hunter attacked ex-wife

STRONG: Britain's strongest woman Jenny Todd. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Meet Britain's strongest woman - who can lift four-and-a-half stone above her own body weight

The North East Infidels held a rally following the march

Far-right group marches in Stockton

BAKERY: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher, chairman of the finance and policy committee and leader of the council.

Former bakery bought by local authority

JAILED: Mark Williamson

15 drug suppliers jailed for their part in deals worth £30m

FREE BUS: (Left to right) Heugh Gun Battery re-enactor Gerry Raffell, bus driver Lawrence Fenwick and Hartlepool’s Maritime Experience Operations Manager Emma Dowson prepare to board the Hartlepool Explorer Bus.

Free bus service will link town's summer holiday attractions

FOOTBALL: Hoping for the England call (from left) Adam Sowerby, David McCormack, Amy Caisley and Michael McLean.

Homeless hopefuls dreaming of World Cup in Amsterdam

POCKET ROCKET: Kerrianne Covell on a visit to performing arts students at Stockton Riverside College. Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT

North-East musicians to perform at region's airshow

THUG: Andrew Foulds grins and jokes as he leaves court after the judge spared him a prison sentence

Grinning thug who fractured girlfriend's skull after she ended relationship walks free

PICTURES: Russell Chapman

Pensioner's secret child abuse pics were revealed during mobile phone repair

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