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News: Hartlepool Borough Council

VOLUNTEERS: Call for more volunteers to come forward in Hartlepool. Pictured: (Front row, left-right) Spanish students Jo Bramley, Anne Long and Barbara Moody with (back row) tutor Jayne Anderson and volunteer Jesús Romero.

Plea for volunteers to step up

MAYOR: Stephen Akers-Belcher who is standing down as Hartlepool mayor

Charity fund-raising success for controversial mayor

COMMUNITY: Donna Easby (left) of NPS and Kirsty Swanson of Hartlepool Borough Council are pictured with the application forms.

Thousands of pounds up for grabs for community groups

DANGER: Ian Harrison with some of the barbecues purchased locally which don’t carry relevant safety information.

Warning issued on the possibly fatal dangers of taking disposable barbecues into enclosed spaces

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IMPRESSED: Danny Posthill from Hartlepool scored four ‘yeses’  from the celebrity panel of judges with his comedy routine which included impersonations of John Bishop, Gary Barlow, David Beckham and Michael McIntyre on ITV's Britain's Got Talent.

Danny Posthill from Hartlepool makes a big impression on Britain's Got Talent

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THEN AND NOW: Slim Rick with his old trousers.

Chocoholic tells how music saved his life

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FRUSTRATED: Cllr Robbie Payne at Seaton Carew

Councillors who want to demolish eyesore building write to minister to request liberalisation of Compulsory Purchase Order rules

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Landlord licensing scheme launched in Hartlepool

TOP JOB: Gill Alexander who is on course to become chief executive at Hartlepool Borough Council

Gill on course for top job at Hartlepool council

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INSPECTOR CALLS: An inspection is carried out.

See which North-East authority ranks well for food hygiene enforcement, while in other parts of country diners "might as well toss a coin"

STANDING DOWN: Chief executive of Hartlepool Borough Council Dave Stubbs

Council chief executive to stand down after 44 years' service

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Major roadworks due to begin in Hartlepool

HOUSING: Councillor Robbie Payne

Council backs campaign for more social housing

Hartlepool: Let there be - new - lights. Council celebrates £1.2m saving in light replacement scheme

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Councillor Paul Beck alongside the play equipment which has been the target of thieves

Vandals and thieves attack new children's park in Hartlepool

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AWARD WINNERS: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher and Chris Taylor, of DTW, with the award. Also picture from the left are Harland Deer, Damien Wilson, Andrew Golightly and Antony Steinberg, all of Hartlepool Borough Council

Blueprint to revitalise Hartlepool starts to yield results and wins award

DOG FOULING: Enforcement officer Marjorie Unwin puts up a warning sign in Seaton Carew.

Plea for help to tackle dog fouling problem

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SCHOOL PLACES: Reminder to request places for secondary schools in Hartlepool

Time running out to secure place at Hartlepool's secondary schools

Louise Wallace, Hartlepool’s Director of Public Health, receives the award from Public Health Minister Jane Ellison

Efforts to improve workers' health in Hartlepool recognised by Government

HOUSING SURVEY: Hartlepool’s Housing Partnership looks to future

Time running out to have say on housing future in Hartlepool

ALLOTMENT CONTEST: Allotment holders are being encouraged to take part in annual competition

Keen gardeners challenged to enter competition

Darlington town hall

Voters should be allowed to judge if council hall tax increases are justified

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Ambitious plans for Hartlepool's waterfront

Picture caption: Councillor Christopher Akers-Belcher (fourth from the left) with some of the other Safer Hartlepool Partnership members and representatives at the launch of the new plan

New community safety plan launched

Hartlepool Borough Hall where the show will take place

Bumper crop expected for summer show

Brian Morton (centre) is pictured with Coun Christopher Akers-Belcher (left) and Coun Robbie Payne, chair of the Council’s Regeneration Services Committee

Entrepreneur invests £250,000 into town's hotel

Praise for 'book-tastic' County Durham, Darlington and Hartlepool councils for library services

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Summer dog beach ban

Summer dog beach ban

Council gives out bin advice

Council gives out bin advice following Easter confusion

Former councillor Ray Waller

Civic funeral for Hartlepool Alderman who died at the weekend

White Cross Vets' head nurse Allison Hodgson with dog Cassie celebrate the PetPlan nominations

Animal magic

Sporting fun for Hartlepool youngsters

Sporting activities on the cards over the Easter holidays

Medieval banquet celebrates St George's Day on Saturday, April 26

Song writing project is music to the ears of youngsters

The Hare and the Tortoise is being performed at Arc arts centre in Stockton until Thursday, April 10

Under starters orders

Hartlepool Councillor Ray Wells, pictured in 2011, outside Tunstall Court, a Victorian mansion which has been targeted by vandals more than 30 times.

Plea to save historic building from demolition in Hartlepool conservation area

Free dog micro-chipping is taking place in Albert Park in Middlesbrough on Saturday, April 5, from 11am to 3pm.

Bullesye hits the target at Summerhill park in Hartlepool during Easter holidays

Space is performing on the Ku bar stage at Stockton Calling on Saturday, April 19

Britpop band Space performing at Stockton Calling music festival

EXPLOITED: A prostitute on the streets of Middlesbrough

Grim report reveals extent of prostitution across Teesside

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Sam Avery will be on the bill at the Catch 22 Comedy Club at Arc arts centre in Stockton on Friday, March 28

All-inclusive sports club in Hartlepool launches new spring programme

Council scheme to prevent housing decline proving popular

Scheme to bring private rented properties up to scratch is proving popular in Hartlepool

Stand up and be counted in Stockton by becoming a councillor

Stand up and be counted in Stockton by becoming a councillor

Council closes nursery school

Nursery school set to close in Seaton Carew

"Not Now, Bernard" starring Rhys Rusbatch as the monster, is being performed at Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre on Saturday, March 22

Children's play based on book by Mr Benn and King Rollo author comes to Hartlepool

Waste Management Team Leader Fiona Srogi and Environmental Projects Officer Kate Ainger beside the collection tank at the Council’s Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Waste cooking oil turned into enough electricity to brew 250,000 cuppas

Hartlepool Civic Centre

Developer organises event to discuss plans for housing scheme in Hartlepool

Council supporting people to become self employed

Project launched to help Hartlepool residents launch their own business

Allotment bonfire warning

Allotment holders in Hartlepool warned about lighting bonfires

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Margaret Hodge

Council tax shake-up punishing poor people, MPs warn

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Norton duck pond features the first Norton 'Art in the Community' show on Saturday from 10am to 2pm at Norton Village Hall, Norton, Stockton

First Norton 'Art in the Community' show this Saturday

Hartlepool Borough Council

Hartlepool council records an increase in illegal parking outside schools

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