Hooked on local music
A musical tribute to a local lad will be taking place at The Studio on 18th July.
Robert Smith tragically died of an epileptic fit and Alex Hooks has organised the second annual Smithfest to raise money and awareness for Epilepsy Outlook.
Alex, who presents The Rock Show for Radio Hartlepool, has a great line up of local talent.
Showcasing local musical talent at The Marina
Hartlepool Marina will see it's first ever musical festival this September with local lads The Jar Family taking a starring role.
Bands from across the region, including Frankie & The Heartstrings and Hyde and Beast will be playing at the former Jacksons Landing site.
There will be over fifteen artists over two stages on Saturday 19th September and ticket prices will be at an affordable £6 each.
Radio Hartlepool will be giving away exclusive prizes very soon, so stay tuned!
Meanwhile for further information visit www.wearefamilyfestival.com
Image by Caroline Brown
Celebrating a new beginning for a landmark store
Radio Hartlepool teamed up with Marks & Spencer to help celebrate the opening of their new store on Wednesday 17th June at Anchor Retail Park.
The new location for the retailer will contain more than 4,500 food and drink lines, flowers, cards and gift wrap along with a 50 seat cafe.
We gave away x5 £100 giftcards and our winners were certainly pleased with the prize!
A weekend of Big screen sing-along! - Win with us
Radio Hartlepool have teamed up with Hartlepool Families First to present a weekend of big screen sing-along entertainment.
Friday night (26th June) sees Dirty Dancing and gates open at 6.30pm. Meanwhile Saturday afternoon is Big Hero 6 from 12 noon and Saturday night is Take That - The Progress Tour from 6.30pm. Finally, Sunday sees the Disney classic Tangled from 12 noon.
We hope all winners enjoyed the show
Training together, working together
Twelve apprentices who trained in welding are sticking together when it comes to finding work.
After completing a successful programme at Hartlepool Training and Employment Services, they were handpicked by local company, CPD BODIES of Stockton to commence full-time employment.
Brian Goodlad from Hartleppool Training and Employment Services said "It's a tremendous boost for young people when they see there are real jobs out there.Our apprenticeships are not fruitless programmes, there are endless results and this is the perfect example."
Visit their website www.hartlepooltraining.co.uk or drop in and see them at 158 York Road.