The Hartlepool Post

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The Hartlepool Post
The Hartepool Post Logo.jpg
Format Online newspaper
Editor Steve Fleet
Founded 2002 (High Tax Hartlepool)
Political alignment Independent
Relaunched 2012
Headquarters Hartlepool
Circulation 140,000 visitors per month[citation needed]

The Hartlepool Post is an online newspaper and forum[1] serving Hartlepool and the surrounding area. It has an average of 50,000 monthly visitors to its site and 9 contributors. The paper opposes the whipped system of party politics in local Government and support Independent Councillors. Most of its content therefore relates to local politics[2] and is often critical of the whipped parties.[3] New sister sites for East Durham and Teesside are expected in 2013.[4]


Alexa Rank Increase 2,937,116 (May 2013)
Alexa Rank Decrease 9,855,331 (Nov 2014) [5]


  1. ^ The Hartlepool Post, Jamescampbell78's Blog, May 12, 2014
  2. ^ Taxi drivers warned over free rides, Sunday World
  3. ^ No Shame In This Council Chamber, Tales From The Town Hall, November 17, 2014
  4. ^ About Us,
  5. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet.