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Primary Schools in Hartlepool

Barnard Grove Primary School Barnard Grove Hartlepool TS24 9SD Headteacher: Mr B Lennard Tel: (01429) 230300 Fax: (01429) 230301 Email: admin.barnardgrove@school.hartlepool.gov.uk Brougham Primary School Brougham Terrace Hartlepool TS24 8EY Headteacher: Mrs S Clarke (Acting) Tel: (01429) 273663 Fax: (01429) 231171 Email: admin.brougham@school.hartlepool.gov.uk Clavering Primary School Clavering Road Hartlepool TS27 3PN Headteacher: …

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The Safer Hartlepool Partnership

Everyone wants to feel safe in their homes, in their neighbourhood, and on the streets. Keeping crime down and making people feel safe is no longer the responsibility of just one agency. Joining Hartlepool Borough Council, Hartlepool Police, Cleveland Fire Brigade, Hartlepool Housing, Hartlepool PCT, Youth Offending Service, Drug Strategy …

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Hartlepool Citizens Advice Bureau

  Hartlepool’s Citizens Advice Bureau can help you with all sorts of matters, from housing and tenancy support to money advice and welfare benefits (detailed below). The CAB also offer many other advice services including; Housing Advice and Tenancy Support service. Landlord Registration & Accreditation Scheme Neighbourhood Advice Sessions & …

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Hartlepool United – History

In 1905 the amateur team West Hartlepool F.C. won the FA Amateur Cup which at the time was considered second only to the FA Cup. Partly as a result of this the opportunity for a professional team arose in 1908, when West Hartlepool Rugby Club went bust leaving their stadium …

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Victoria Park Ground Guide

Hartlepool United Ground Guide

The ground was greatly improved in the mid 1990’s, with the construction of two new stands at one end and one side of the ground. The four sides of the ground are known as the Town End Terrace, The Camerons Brewery Stand, The Cyril Knowles Stand and the Rink End. …

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Victoria Park History

The land in which Victoria Park resides was originally used as a limestone quarry, which was owned by the North-Eastern Railway Company. However in 1886 the land was bought by West Hartlepool Rugby Football Club for the development of a new rugby ground. The ground was then named the Victoria …

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Gallery of images 3 – building the nuclear power station

Building Hartlepool nuclear power station is a collection of over a hundred images taken during the construction of the Reactor Hall Building and the construction of the two pre-stressed concrete Pressure Vessels which contain the reactors and boilers. The images date from summer 1969 – summer 1972  

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Contacting Hartlepool Borough Council

Hartlepool Borough Council is located in the Civic Centre on Victoria Road. All major bus routes stop on Victoria Road or Hartlepool’s York Road is a short stroll away. For drivers, park in the Middleton Grange Shopping Centre car parks. You can pay your council tax, business rates, invoice and …

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The Cheapest roads in Hartlepool

House Price Information for Hartlepool (TS25 Poscode area). Last updated July 2011 Rank Street Average 1 Worcester Gardens £39,500 2 Borrowdale Street £42,936 3 Wensleydale Street £46,265 4 Edgar Street £46,475 5 Hereford Street £46,624 6 Charterhouse Street £48,713 7 Dorset Street £48,914 8 Kipling Road £49,167 9 Patterdale Street …

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The Most expensive roads in Hartlepool

House Price Information for Hartlepool (TS25 Poscode area). Last updated July 2011 Rank Street Average 1 The Drive £306,725 2 Cliffe Court £264,600 3 Woodgate Close £264,214 4 Endeavour Close £257,879 5 Ashfield Close £249,290 6 Forester Close £247,950 7 Egerton Terrace £224,767 8 Wainwright Walk £224,575 9 Stowmarket Close …

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The top roads where sales have taken place

House Price Information for Hartlepool (TS25 Poscode area). Last updated July 2011 Rank Street Average 1 Intrepid Close £128,110 2 Stockton Road £123,697 3 Borrowdale Street £42,936 4 Catcote Road £107,994 5 Cornwall Street £57,929 6 Gala Close £187,358 7 Wynyard Mews £50,983 8 Oxford Road £66,765 9 Fulbeck Close …

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Hartlepool Conveyancing Solicitors

Buying or selling a property for most of us is the single largest transaction we are likely to get involved with. Are you sure of what you are buying? Do you want to ensure that you receive the full value for the property you’re selling? And most importantly do you …

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Estate Agents in Hartlepool

Robinsons: www.robinsonsestateagents.co.uk 100b, York Rd, Hartlepool, Cleveland TS26 9DE Tel: 01429 891100 Dowens: www.dowen.co.uk Jubilee House, York Rd, Hartlepool, Cleveland TS26 9EN Tel: 01429 860806 Whitegates: www.whitegates.co.uk 16, Victoria Rd, Hartlepool, Cleveland TS24 7SD Tel: 01429 222300 Manners & Harrison: www.rightmove.co.uk Shrewsbury House, 129, York Rd, Hartlepool, Cleveland TS26 9DW …

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Where is Hartlepool?

Hartlepool is situated in North East England, close to Middlesbrough, Durham, Sunderland and Newcastle. Hartlepool is served by excellent transport links, linking the town with the rest of the UK and Europe. By Road The excellence of the North’s fast road network is enhanced by the lack of major traffic …

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Hartlepool Tourist Information Centre

Hartlepool Tourist Information Centre

If you want to book accommodation, or have particular queries, then you can contact Hartlepool Tourist Information Centre. Their friendly staff offer help and advice to make your visit memorable.  This service provides citizens as well as visitors expert advice on a wide range of topics such as what’s on, …

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Hartlepool Markets

Hartlepool Markets are now held weekly on a Thursday between 8.30am and 4pm in a new location close to Middleton Grange Shopping Centre in the West side car park, close to York Road behind the Library / Underground Car Park. It will incorporate the Wednesday market, which is mainly bric-a-brac and antiques, …

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Shopping in Hartlepool Marina

Shopping at Hartlepool Marina is split into three retail parks, Anchor Retail Park, Highlight Retail Park & High Point Retail Park. All parks are within easy access of each other and offer a wide range of shops and eateries. Anchor Retail park shops include Next, Carphone Warehouse, Matalan, Argos, TK Maxx, Currys, PC …

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Hartlepool Farmers Market

Home to over 30 stalls selling a wide range of home-reared meats, game, poultry, cheeses, eggs, chutneys, cakes, puddings, pies, fish, crepes, jams, herbs and plants, plus buffalo products, venison and organic meat. Everything on sale has been grown, reared, caught, brewed, pickled, baked, smoked or processed by the stallholder! …

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Taxi Numbers

In Hartlepool all Hackney Carriages must be painted yellow and must have a payment meter installed that measures the distance of any journey travelled and calculates the fare. Hackney Carriages may be ‘flagged down’ or be found plying for hire at a designated Taxi Rank. In addition Hackney Carriages may …

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Gallery of images 4 – building the nuclear power station

Building Hartlepool nuclear power station is a collection of over a hundred images taken during the construction of the Reactor Hall Building and the construction of the two pre-stressed concrete Pressure Vessels which contain the reactors and boilers. The images date from summer 1969 – summer 1972  

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Mecca Bingo Hartlepool

With 3 million members and 123 Clubs across the UK, Mecca is the hottest name in Bingo. There’s so much to do – fast paced Bingo, (that’ll get you going), cabaret entertainment, great value food and drink ! Its a fantastic night out with all the fun you, your friends …

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Caravan Parks in Hartlepool

Club site pitches for the main 2010 / 2011 season are now available to book. You can find all the latest site information and prices here or by contacting the parks direct. Hartlepool is ideally suited for your caravan or camping trip. Situated along the coast you stroll across the fabulous dunes …

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Hartlepool Borough Hall

Hartlepool Borough Hall is host to all kinds of entertainment from weddings to world class boxing events. Re-opened after an £800,000 refurbishment. The Borough Hall has recently hosted events as diverse as The Music and Beer Festival, BBC Question Time, Hartlepool Horticultural Show, North East Model Scale Show and the …

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Radio Hartlepool 102.4 FM

Radio Hartlepool has now been granted a full time FM licence and you can listen live on 102.4 FM. During its first 28 day trial FM broadcast Radio Hartlepool performed live in front of approximately 80,000 people at various events including the Beer Festival, and continued performing live during the …

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A Jobseeker

An old friend of mine, who isnt originally from Hartlepool but lives in the town, has been hunting locally for a job now for a year with no real success. Hes got loads of experience of IT, management, warehousing, all aspects of office work, is computer literate, qualified to A …

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Andy Capp

Reg Smythe the cartoonist, lived in Hartlepool and the Andy Capp cartoon is set there, sometimes local landmarks are featured in the cartoons. That most slothful of characters, Andy Capp did a rare thing in the 1980s: he stretched his legs and got about a bit. The subject of a …

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Navigation Point

This luxury development on the northern tip of Hartlepool Marina. Navigation Point (Hartlepool’s Largest building!) features exclusive restaurants, bistros, shops and luxury furnished apartments. Here you can relax & unwind whilst watching the boats & yachts of the Marina. Food lovers will be spoilt for choice with tastes from around …

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Hartlepool Marina

Hartlepool Marina is one of the most modern Marina facilities in Europe. Featuring one of Europe’s biggest boat hoists and attracting hundreds of vessels, the £60 million Marina is Hartlepool’s most alluring and relaxing location. High fashion, waterside restaurants and romantic promenades may be more characteristic of a continental port, …

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PSS Wingfield Castle

Built in Hartlepool by William Gray & Co. for the London and North Eastern Railway as a passenger and vehicle ferry over the Humber estuary between Hull and New Holland. ‘Wingfield Castle’ had a busy life. She worked hard and gave her best. Having served well she was put aside …

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The Museum of Hartlepool

The Museum of Hartlepool is the finest free show in town and it tells the story of Hartlepool from prehistoric times to the present day. Located beside Hartlepool Historic Quay, the Museum of Hartlepool features sea monsters, a real ‘fishing coble’ to climb aboard, a Celtic ‘Round House’ building, the …

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Hartlepool Town Wall & Cannon

19th Century Cannon Situated in Hartlepool’s Headland keeping a watchful eye looking out to sea is the Sebastopol Cannon near the Heugh Battery. This cannon was captured from the Russian Army at the battle of Sebastopol during the Crimean War (1854-56). In October 1857, the then Secretary of State, Lord …

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Camerons Brewery

The Lion Brewery has been established in Hartlepool for over 150 years and has been the home to Camerons since 1865. Brewery Tours are available Tuesday to Sunday, where visitors can see how Camerons beers are made. People are invited to meet the faces behind the beer, ask questions and …

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Victory Square – West Hartlepool War Memorial

The West Hartlepool monument to the dead of the Great War is in a large public square “Victory Square” created for the purpose. It is granite, with a central obelisk and long lower wings covered with twelve cast metal tablets with the names of the fallen on. The War Memorial …

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St Hilda’s Church

Not only is St Hilda’s a beautiful church, it also represents the whole of the Headland and tells the story of the town within its walls. The Headland is a holy site, originally developed as the monastic community of St Hild in the 7th Century, and goes back to earliest …

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Sir William Gray Page 1

Gray, born the son of a draper, in Blyth, Northumberland, was educated in Newcastle and moved to Hartlepool at the age of twenty. Having established a drapers shop at Victoria Street he, like other tradesmen in the town, began to ‘dabble’ in shipping. West Hartlepool honoured their most illustrious shipbuilder …

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Bruce’s Port

In the thirteenth century the coastal port and fishing town of Hartlepool became a fortified place with defensive walls constructed around the Headland. The defences were instigated by Robert Bruce the first, who was grandfather of the famous King of Scotland of that name. The Bruces acquired Hartlepool after the …

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Medieval Port

Throughout the Middle Ages Hartlepool virtually monopolised the shipping of the Durham Bishopric and was one of the busiest places on the eastern coast. Such was its importance that it regularly attracted pirates who hampered the trade of ports like Hartlepool and Whitby. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries Hartlepool …

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Old Hartlepool

Old Hartlepool is the original fishing village which existed before West Hartlepool. The origins of ancient town of Hartlepool (Old Hartlepool) can be traced back to ca 647 AD. In the 8th century AD, Bede mentions it (“heopru” – the place where harts (deer) drink). The record goes blank then, …

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West Hartlepool History

At the beginning of the nineteenth century it was hard to believe that Old Hartlepool, with its small population of only 993 consisting almost entirely of fishermen had been one of the busiest ports on the eastern coast. It was realised that trade had to be brought into the town …

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Hartlepool Place Names

Hartlepool was once a small town surrounded by a collection of villages and farms – some of which still exist today. California California was an area of West Hartlepool on the north side of the town. It was comprised of streets of very badly built houses that were built of …

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Sir William Gray Page 2

13 years on William Gray became the first Mayor of West Hartlepool – the only person ever to have been Mayor of both towns. Two years later In 1890 Queen Victoria knighted him for his services he gave and the generous donations he offered to both Hartlepool and West Hartlepool …

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Where the name Hartlepool came from

There are many suggestions as to how the name Hartlepool came about, listed below are some of these suggestions: Its seems certain that the name ‘Hartlepool’ was derived from ‘harts’ (Stags or Deer) and water. Bede refers to is as ‘the place where harts drink’. The Headland was called Heruteu, …

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Complete Hartlepool History

With a population of 98,000 and situated on the North East coast of England Hartlepool was originally two towns, the ancient town of Hartlepool, known locally as the Headland, and the more recent West Hartlepool. They amalgamated in 1967 to form what is now the single entity known as Hartlepool. …

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Hartlepool Art Gallery

Hartlepool Art Gallery, opened in 1996 (the year of Visual Arts), is situated in a stunning and beautifully restored Victorian church – Built 1854 by architect E.B.Lamb. Hartlepool Art Gallery and Tourist Information Centre is located at Church Square, Hartlepool – within a minutes walk from Hartlepool Railway Station and close to …

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Bombardment of Hartlepool

Hartlepool became the first place on mainland Britain to be bombed by the Germans. Over 100 people died as more than 1,000 shells rained down on the town for about 40 minutes from the three heavy cruisers Blucher, Seydlitz and Moltke which emerged from the mist shortly after 8am on …

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