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3 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool lawyer backs shake-up of family justice system to speed up separations

A TOWN solicitor believes a shake-up of the family justice system to speed up the process of couples separating will be of "great benefit" to both adults and children.

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3 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail

Pill pedlar who gave drugs to Hartlepool dad on day he died has prison sentence reduced

A PILL pedlar who was jailed for supplying drugs to a dad-of-three on the day he died of heart failure has had her sentence reduced.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Advertiser

Rotarians present A 2,000 to Macmillan

The Rotary Club of Durham Bede raised the cash for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a bucket collection in the Metro Centre, Gateshead.

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ITV

Sri Lanka to deport British tourist over Buddha tattoo

Sri Lankan police said Naomi Michelle Coleman, 37, was arrested at Bandaranaike International Airport in the capital, Colombo, after she arrived from India.

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The Northern Echo

CRAFTS and collectables will be on sale in a Teesdale village on Sunday.

OPEN MIC: An open mic night takes place in Butterknowle village hall, on Sunday, from 7.30pm to 11pm.

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Chronicle Live

Community tells of shock after Stanley bank robbery

The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Tuesday, 22 April 2014 Loic Remy yet to give Newcastle United a decision on his future - but striker says thanks to Magpies for World Cup chance Young ... (more)

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Hartlepool Mail

Bomb squad called in after hand grenade found on Hartlepool industrial estate

Workers from a metal recycling plant in Windermere Road, within the town's Longhill Industrial Estate, near Belle Vue, were evacuated when a brown-coloured grenade was found in a scrap bin.

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The Advertiser

Series: Created by Tom Byng, Byron focuses on hamburgers - the way they should be'

BASED company has reached the final of a national competition, giving it the chance to put the town on the map as the home of England's best burger.

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Cambridge Evening News

2.7bn train-building deal sealed

Funding has finally been secured to bring new high-speed trains to a key London to Scotland route in a 2.7 billion job-boosting contract.

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Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool performing arts students get call to take part in national maritime project

PERFORMING arts students at a Hartlepool college are looking forward to taking part in a national maritime project later this summer.

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Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool teen singer Michael hoping he has the X Factor

A TEENAGE singer is hoping to prove he has got the X Factor now that he's old enough to enter the hit TV talent show.

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Hartlepool Mail

USA goal for James

It's not soccer, it's football: Footballer James Paylor, 18, from the town's Bishop Cuthbert estate has been selected for a footbal scolarship in the USA.

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Newsday

'Mystery' mineral found in woods

The group want the area to be designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest if the find is confirmed to be Tufa The rare rock-like formation, believed to be fresh water tufa, was found by a local ecologist in Pont Burn, Dipton.

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Chronicle Live

Live: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East

The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Tuesday, 22 April 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest ... (more)

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Northern Echo

TWO kickboxers from the North-East are taking on the best of the best.

Jamie Bates, 24, from Lanchester , County Durham, and Mick Terrill, 30, from South Shields are competing in the SuperKombat World Grand Prix.

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The Northern Echo

North Durham MP Kevan Jones

BENEFITS claimants in the North-East and North Yorkshire have been hit harder by Government's 'bedroom tax' than any other region, a new study has revealed.

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The Advertiser

Former Blue Peter presenter Hele Skelton officially opens Piercebridge country store

Helen Skelton , who kayaked 2,010miles along the River Amazon in 2010 for Sport Relief, headed to the Mole Valley Farmers Country Store at Piercebridge, near Darlington.

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The Northern Echo

Charity group buys Ruby with donation

Helen Charlton trustee of Wear Valley RDA is presented with a cheque for A 1,500 from Ride-away to pay for horse Ruby, pictured A RIDING club for disabled people was happy not to look a gift horse in the mouth when a shop donated A 1,500 to the group.

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The Advertiser

History group to hear story of famous County Durham son's exploits in America

HISTORY TALK: Crook and District Local History Society is to hear a talk by George Dixon on his ancestor Jeremiah Dixon of the Mason-Dixon Line fame.

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Hartlepool Mail

Golden era of town school

St John Vianney's Primary School, in King Oswy Drive, Hartlepool, will celebrate its 50th jubilee, from 11am, on Friday, May 2. There will be five processions from the school to the nearby St John Vianney's Church, with ex-pupils from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s invited to take part.

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