News from Hartlepool Mail

First class quiet coaches to be scrapped on trains from North East

Passengers travelling from the North East to London, Scotland and York will no longer be able to opt for a quieter journey if they want to travel first class. Virgin Trains East Coast, which runs services from Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham...

11 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Health advice: Share affection, not infection, this Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is the most romantic day in the calendar, however the potential health implications of this passionate time of year can concern doctors and it’s worth taking time to think about the risks of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)....

11 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Two-vehicle smash on busy road in Hartlepool

Police are dealing with a two-vehicle smash on a busy road in Hartlepool. Officers are in Throston Grange Lane following the crash which happened just after 6pm. A spokesman for Cleveland Police said: "I can confirm we are dealing with an...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Cheap bus travel for Hartlepool kids this half term

Cut price bus travel is on offer for children in Hartlepool this half term break. Travel for 10p for under-16s is available from Stagecoach North East until Sunday February 18 when bought with an adult Hartlepool dayrider, Teesside/Hartlepool dayrider...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Ashley Highfield: MPs need to vote against 'harmful, backdoor threat to local and regional papers'

A couple of weeks ago the House of Lords did something astonishing. They used an entirely unrelated Bill on data protection to sneak through an amendment that could threaten the existence of many local newspapers. Now elected MPs need to protect the...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Hartlepool thief given 'no promises' by judge over sentence

A thief must wait to learn his fate after he was remanded in custody until next month. Callan Redshaw, 23, appeared at Teesside Crown Court over a videolink from Durham Jail. Redshaw, of Stirling Street, Hartlepool, admitted charges of theft from a...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Waterlogged pitch sees Hartlepool United's trip Barrow postponed

Hartlepool United's trip to Barrow has been called off. Pools were due to travel Holker Street this afternoon for a 3pm kick-off in Cumbria. But after heavy rain overnight, the pitch was deemed unplayable on inspection. For all the latest Hartlepool...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Family say farewell to Hartlepool mum-of-six who had ‘heart of gold’

Six white doves were released into the air by the family of much-loved Hartlepool mum-of-six Shelley Ellis whose funeral took place yesterday. Scores of friends and family attended a very moving service and celebration of her life at Stranton Grange...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Safety campaign call as dozens of children hurt on the roads

Parents and schools are being urged to remind their children about road safety as the winter months see more pedestrian hurt in accidents. Figures show 120 children were hurt in collisions in the town between 2012 and 2016, with two killed, and 27...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Hartlepool schoolgirl wins national award for her beach cleaning campaign

A Hartlepool schoolgirl has been hailed as an inspiration after winning a national award for her efforts in the community. Jessica Stones, 10, won a prestigious Litter Hero award for her beach cleaning efforts. The St Cuthbert’s Primary School pupil...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Councillors’ shock at more kids taking drugs in Hartlepool

Councillors spoke of their shock and concern at Hartlepool’s drug and alcohol problems especially among young people. Children aged 12 and even younger are accessing specialist help in town for drink or drug misuse. Hartlepool also has the highest...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Search dog Bumper becomes Hartlepool power station’s new security weapon

Hartlepool power station has welcomed the newest member of staff to site – eight month old Bumper who has joined the site’s detection team. Every three years the site shuts down on one of its reactors which allow the staff on site to carry out checks...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Readers react with anger at proposal to increase council tax

Mail readers have spoken out - with 80% saying they are against a proposed rise in council tax. Councillors at a meeting of Hartlepool Borough Council’s Finance and Policy Committee will be asked to choose between a 4.9% and 5.9% rise. Each is made up...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Rafa Benitez addresses Newcastle’s goalkeeping ‘problem’

Rafa Benitez has backed Martin Dubravka to solve Newcastle United’s goalkeeping “problem” – whether he plays or not. Dubravka joined the club on loan from Sparta Prague last month. The 29-year-old was brought to compete with Karl Darlow and Rob...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 

Chris Coleman looks for top-10 form in Sunderland’s push for safety

Chris Coleman says his Sunderland team need to produce top-10 form between now and the end of the season if they are to avoid relegation to League One. The Black Cats face Bristol City this afternoon still just two points adrift of Barnsley in...

10 February 2018 in Regional North East
 


News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28