Police are appealing for the public's help to trace missing 61-year-old Christopher Turnbull from Hartlepool.
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Hartlepool United have appointed John Hughes as new First Team Coach
Controversial plans to transfer critical care services from one hospital to another have moved a step closer.
Proposals to move intensive care beds from The University Hospital of Hartlepool to The University Hospital of North Tees - have been approved by a panel of independent health experts.
The hospital has already lost its A&E department, and campaigners say cutting more services will leave people in the town vulnerable.
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More than 100 Hartlepool United fans travelled to their last game, against Crawley Town dressed, as penguins.
The fancy dress is an end-of-season tradition for supporters. Last year, they dressed up as Smurfs.
The emergency services are dealing with what they are describing as a "small fire" at Hartlepool Nuclear power station, owned by EDF Energy.
Cleveland Fire Brigade said more than 10 fire engines were sent to the scene of the plant near Seaton Carew. The blaze has now been extinguished.
In a statement, Cleveland Police said there have been no injuries as a result of the fire and have reassured residents that although smoke can still be seen and noise heard from the site, the fire is out.
– Statement from Cleveland Police
"During incidents such as this there are several procedures that take place, including the venting of steam generators.
"This particular process causes noise, which residents of nearby areas such as Seaton Carew may hear."
Police say any smoke is currently heading in a direction that does not cause any implications for the public.
Officers and fire crews remain on the scene as a precaution.
The Hartlepool MP Iain Wright has been talking to ITV News about the impact that he believes the Government's so-called "bedroom tax" could have upon his constituents in Hartlepool.
The legacy of Hartlepool shipbuilding dynasty the Gray family will be explored in a new exhibition in the town.
Gray's Exhibition will feature some of the works of art which were donated to Hartlepool by the Gray family as part of the founding of the town's Museum Service.
It will also feature artefacts relating to Sir William Gray and Company shipbuilders.
Among paintings on display will be The Sleeping Beauty, painted by Daniel Maclise in the 1800s.
Also on show will be Mark Antony's Oration by George Edward Robertson, A Morning Ride by John Charlton and Apple Dumplings by George Dunlop Leslie.
There will also be a display by artist Kath O'Connor, featuring items from Hartlepool Cultural Services' Victorian natural history collection.
– Clare Irvine, Hartlepool Council's Arts Manager
"The role played by Sir William Gray and his family in Hartlepool's industrial, social and cultural development was impressive and extensive.
"Among their remarkable legacy was the wonderful collection of paintings which they gave to the town and we're delighted to feature many of them together in this major exhibition which tells the story of this remarkable family and their generosity to the town and its people."
Street dancers from Hartlepool have beaten off competition from thousands of other performers to reach the finals of a national television talent show.
Ruff Diamond Dance Troupe have spent weeks preparing for Sunday's event, which they say will be the biggest performance of their lives.
You can watch the full report from Claire Montgomery below.
Troupe member, Zac Healey, who also choreographs the routines, says they have been working really hard.
A group of North East street dancers have beaten off competition from thousands of other performers to reach the finals of a national television talent show.
Ruff Diamond Dance Troupe from Hartlepool have spent weeks preparing for Sunday's "Got to Dance" on Sky1.
The six-strong team, who're aged between 17 and 22, say it will be the biggest performance of their lives.