Today saw more job losses for the steel industry on Teesside when 100 people lost their jobs at a steel firm in Hartlepool.Read the full story ›
Around 100 workers at steel firm Caparo Industries in Hartlepool have lost their jobs with immediate effect.Read the full story ›
Caparo workers in Hartlepool told ITV News Tyne Tees that they have lost their jobs with immediate effect. Our correspondent Frances Read is at the site, awaiting official confirmation.
Workers at Caparo in Hartlepool tell me they've lost their jobs with immediate effect - still waiting for confirmation from Caparo itself.
"On Monday 19 October, Administrators from PwC, were appointed to 16 companies within the Caparo Industries Group.
Following their appointment the Administrators have worked closely with customers, suppliers, employees and their representatives, including three trade unions who represent the Caparo Industries Group workforce.
Today, a trading and administration update is being provided to employees and their representatives across those businesses in the Caparo Industries Group over which PwC are appointed.
No further comment will be made until that update has been provided to all of the employees.
A further announcement will be provided later today."
134 workers at the Hartlepool steel firm are expected to find out if they still have a job today.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of people lined the streets of Hartlepool today to pay their respects to Jacob Jenkins.Read the full story ›
A fundraising page set up for toddler Jacob Jenkins has almost reached its £20,000 target.Read the full story ›
The funeral of two-year-old Jacob Jenkins, who died after choking on a grape, will take place this afternoon in Hartlepool.Read the full story ›
The road to Wembley starts here for Hartlepool United and York City, as the draw for the FA Cup first round was made.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 20-year-old man had to undergo three operations for a bite wound to his hand.
The incident happened between 11pm and 11.45pm on Friday 18th September on a recreational field between Waverly Terrace and Ventnor Avenue in Hartlepool.
Two suspects attacked the 20-year-old victim, one knocking him to the ground - the other attacking him - biting his hand.
The victim sought hospital treatment and has required three operations on his hand as a result of the injury.
“This is a cowardly and callous attack on a young man who has subsequently had to undergo three operations.
Last night Hartlepool players wore yellow armbands in memory of Jacob Jenkins, the two year old who died after choking on a grape at a Pizza Hut at Hartlepool Marina.
The club was given special permission by the Football League to wear the them.
The game against Barnet finished 1 all.
A fundraising page set up in Jacob's memory to support his family and pay for his funeral has now raised more than £18,500