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Hartlepool United set to ramp up transfer business - as talks take place for top targets

Hartlepool United’s recruitment drive is set to ramp up over the next 14 days with the club eyeing a number of out-of-contract targets. Manager Matthew Bates and director of football Craig Hignett have been locked in negotiations with clubs, agents...

Saturday, 07:11 in Regional North East

War hero honoured with memorial

A First World War hero has been honoured for his bravery with a new memorial in his home village. Second Lieutenant John Scott Youll, known as Jack, was born in Thornley on June 6, 1897, and from the age of 15 worked as an electrician until he joined...

Saturday, 06:23 in Regional North East

Roadworks Round-up: Where you may face delays in the Hartlepool area on Saturday

Here’s a list of roadworks with may cause you hold-ups on Saturday: Bruce Crescent, Hartlepool: Road closure for sewer works, until August 23. B1277 Brenda Road, Hartlepool: Cycle lane construction, until July 1. Wolviston Roundabout, Stockton: Lane...

Saturday, 03:29 in Regional North East

Savannah takes step up in class in her stride with capital success

Hartlepool’s Savannah Marshall coped superbly with a step up in class to make it three wins out of three. The Headland fighter faced potentially her toughest test as a professional when she stepped into the ring against Alejandra Ayala at the York...

Friday, 22:16 in Regional North East

Gardening: Logistics result in giving peat-free grow bags a miss

While it’s good to see more peat-free grow bags on the market, I’ve decided to give them a miss this year. Why? It’s a matter of logistics – most of my tomatoes grow in the conservatory, a 30ftx5ft structure which was originally a path round the side...

Friday, 17:15 in Regional North East

Hartlepool dad jailed for causing 'significant brain injury' in shaken baby case

A drug addicted father shook his 11-week-old daughter and caused a 'significant brain injury', the long term effects of which are not yet known. And a court heard Andrew Cooper watched pornography as she was being treated by emergency doctors in...

Friday, 14:49 in Regional North East

Thug jailed after attempted robbery on 74-year-old woman at Hartlepool cashpoint

A man who tried to snatch cash from a 74-year-old woman was foiled when she refused to let go of her money. Gary Innes fled the scene of the attempted robbery at a cash point outside Sainsbury's in Murray Street, Hartlepool. He was arrested after...

Friday, 14:20 in Regional North East

Post Office set to re-open after closure before Christmas

A village Post Office described as the “hub of the community” which closed suddenly just a few months ago is to re-open its doors under new management. Greatham Post Office, in Woodbine Terrace, shut temporarily last December due to unforeseen...

Friday, 12:13 in Regional North East

Warning after endangered birds' nesting area is disturbed

Police have issued a warning after trespassers entered a site reserved for endangered birds. An area of Crimdon Beach which is fenced off as a little tern nesting site has been entered by members of the public, according to wardens. The site aims to...

Friday, 12:01 in Regional North East

Meet the two new police dogs signed up for work with Cleveland Police

One of the North East's police forces is welcoming two pawesome new recruits. Maggie and Skye are the newest and youngest additions to the police dogs for Cleveland - and at just 12 weeks old, the pair are training to become Specialist Search Dogs....

Friday, 11:17 in Regional North East

Middlesbrough handed home tie in Carabao Cup

Middlesbrough's opposition in the First Round of the Carabao Cup have been confirmed. In the draw made in Vietnam this morning, Boro were handed a home tie with League Two side Notts County. Led by former Newcastle United midfielder Kevin Nolan, the...

Friday, 11:17 in Regional North East

Devante Rodney turns down Hartlepool United deal and joins Salford City

Hartlepool United striker Devante Rodney has joined Salford City for an undisclosed fee. The striker was offered fresh terms by Matthew Bates at the end of last season but has decided to turn down that deal in order to make the move to Moor Lane....

Friday, 10:29 in Regional North East

Singing sensation Courtney Hadwin appears on Good Morning Britain

A British teenager who has been sent straight through to the live shows on America's Got Talent said the experience "felt like a dream". Courtney Hadwin, 13 wowed judges on the show and became a social media sensation. She told Good Morning...

Friday, 10:13 in Regional North East

Championship transfers: Middlesbrough want TWO new additions | Leeds talk with in-demand midfielder |...

With the Championship season getting closer, Middlesbrough and their rivals continue to look to strengthen. Today's reports see Boro linked with two new additions, while Leeds are in talks with a highly-coveted midfielder. Elsewhere, there are updates...

Friday, 09:47 in Regional North East

The Hartlepool school head teacher who was an educational pioneer

Memory Lane is reaching far and wide with its appeal for readers to get in touch. And we love the fact that our stories are still being read, years after they were first published. This time, we are indebted to Worcestershire man Clive Payne for...

Friday, 09:34 in Regional North East

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