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Hartlepool News

CLOSURE THREAT: Hartlepool Magistrates Court could close under Ministry of Justice proposals

MP asked to intervene to stop closure of court

SLASHED: A teenager was slashed with a knife in Hartlepool

Teenager slashed with knife in Hartlepool

SERIOUS CONCERNS: Hartlepool council leader Christopher Akers-Belcher

"Frustration" by campaigners over £50m Stockton hospital upgrade plan

NAVAL GUN: Hartlepool councillor Stephen Akers-Belcher with the new naval gun from Portsmouth

Naval gun and mines arrive from Portsmouth as part of new chapter for museum

TEESSIDE: Members of Teesside Together's board Peter Hodgson, events consultant, Chris Joseph, marketing and branding, Peter Dodson, media relations, and chairman Dave Roberts.

Campaign to abolish Tees Valley seeks MPs support

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DISPOSAL: Bomb disposal experts are set to destroy suspected mortar. Picture: Cleveland Police

Bomb disposal experts carry out controlled explosion of mortar in Middlesbrough

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TOP: The Who photographed by Harry Goodwin.

Exhibition captures images of iconic musicians from Top of the Pops' glory days

RNLI: Retiring Hartlepool volunteer Tommy Price ( left), with Hartlepool RNLI Operations Manager, Mike Craddy.

Retiring after 30 years' dedicated service to the RNLI

WINNERS: Idrees Rashid with Middlesbrough Council’s Ethnic Minority Achievement Team, winners of the 2014 Public Sector Award

Nominations sought for celebration of diversity awards

TEESSIDE: Members of Teesside Together's board Peter Hodgson, events consultant, Chris Joseph, marketing and branding, Peter Dodson, media relations, and chairman Dave Roberts.

Tees Valley or Teesside? Campaigners call for name change

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SUPPORT: Lee Cartwright, Dave Hansford, Norman Wright (Chairman) and John Wright with the Green Howards' flag

Hartlepool branch issues battle cry for former Green Howards

Boy cyclist beaten up by fellow rider in the street

Boy cyclist beaten up by fellow rider in the street

POTENTIAL CLOSURE: Hartlepool Magistrates and County Court

Chairman of Hartlepool's magistrates issues open letter to town's MP to rally support to save the court from Government closure

Appeal issued to find rescue dog which has gone missing in the Hartlepool area

Mondeo driver urged to come forward after hit and run left man with a broken elbow

Mondeo driver urged to come forward after hit and run left man with a broken elbow

Fallen seafarers remembered in moving ceremony in Hartlepool

IMAGES: Teesside Crown Court

'Extreme' animal porn enthusiast reported to police by broadband provider

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Woman sexually assaulted on bus on busy high street

Woman sexually assaulted on bus on busy high street

FRUIT: A community orchard is set to enhance the local environment on a Hartlepool estate.

Orchard set to bring life to Hartlepool estate

NO INJURIES: The overturned car in Church Square, Hartlepool, pic courtesy Cleveland Police RPU

Car overturns in Hartlepool during downpour

Outdoor Activities Co-ordinator Adam Reah at Summerhill. ____

Dog dirt in park "potential health hazard", warns council

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SENTENCE: Teesside Crown Court

Rogue roofer who targeted vulnerable elderly couple is jailed for a year

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SENTENCE: Teesside Crown Court

Hartlepool drugs dealer told to "keep out of trouble and go away" by judge

EXPERTISE: Cleveland firefighter Mike Dayson with equipment before a previous Operation Florian mission to Zimbabwe

Firefighters off to Zimbabwe to share their expertise

FLIGHT: Up to 13 Spitfires will fly over Yorkshire and the Tees Valley.

Spitfires to fly over Tees Valley and North Yorkshire to mark historic anniversary today

POOP: Outdoor activities co-ordinator Adam Reah at Summerhill

Dog fouling clampdown in Hartlepool park

SWIM SCHEME: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher, leader of Hartlepool Council

2,000 children use free swim scheme in first week

SHOW: Challenge for entrants to Hartlepool Horticultural Show to know their onions

Reminder to get your entries ready for Hartlepool Show

FUNDRAISING: Family of Talia Foster trying to raise money for a sensory room for the six-year-old.

Plea to raise money to improve life of young Hartlepool girl

TRADITION: The annual Billingham International Folklore Festival parades through the town centre. A dance company from Italy. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Festival of dance off to a spectacular start

FOR SALE: Ward Jackson Park Lodge in Hartlepool

Interest shown in Grade II-listed building being sold by Hartlepool Borough Council

CAMPAIGN: Detective Chief Constable Chris Downes with one of the posters urging residents to focus on home security

'Lock up your homes,' warn Cleveland Police after rise in burglaries

CHALLENGE: Blind veteran David Cranson of Deaf Hill is taking part in the London Triathlon this weekend Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Run, David, Run: Blind veteran from Deaf Hill to take part in London Triathlon for 'life-saver' charity

AWARD: Councillor Marjorie James, chairwoman of Hartlepool Council’s Neighbourhood Services Policy Committee, and Rural West Ward Councillor, Ray Martin-Wells, with council staff and volunteers

Green flags awarded once again for green parks in Hartlepool

CRIMINAL: Mark Turner

Career criminal back behind bars after trying to steal plucky pensioner's TV

Judge takes 'exceptional' course of action by allowing teenager to go free following sex assault on girl, 12

WORKS: A man strolls along the beach at Seaton Carew.

Work on multi-million pound sewage upgrade due to start

MURDERED: Shane Tunney

Shane Tunney Murder: Ninth arrest in investigation into Norton man's death

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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