Liz Lamb

Liz Lamb

Liz Lamb is a reporter specialising in fashion and features. She has been with us since 2006.

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Fenwick family revive Brinkburn Priory

A DRUID wedding is not an average celebration you would witness in the Northumberland countryside, neither is tying the knot in a yurt, but Brinkburn Priory is becoming a popular venue for alternative nuptials.

Best-selling author Martyn Waites

Interview: Best-selling author Martyn Waites

FROM selling leather jackets on the Quayside Market to, working as a telesales operator, from acting up and down the country to being a best-selling author, crime fanatic Martyn Waites has worked his way up the career ladder to earn his status as a crime writer.

A person ironing

Mum skills at risk of dying out

MUMS always know how to do traditional household tasks such as altering clothes and baking – don’t they?

Pamper yourself during pregnancy

Pamper yourself during pregnancy

PREGNANCY is a life-changing event so it's no wonder it can be one of the most stressful times in a woman's life.

Food from Pizza Fratello's in Darlington

Review: Fratello’s Italian, Darlington A1 Scotch Corner

IT WAS once an iconic building and a thriving business but, in latter years, The Scotch Corner Hotel has become a place to drive past rather than drive to.

Douglas MacLennan, Design School Director for International Development at Northumbria University Design School

Interview: Northumbria University lecturer Douglas MacLennan

FOR the past 40 years, Douglas MacLennan has witnessed some of his students take jobs with the world’s most famous fashion houses.

A pregnant woman

Making the case for a doula during World Doula Week

DOULA may not be a word you are familiar with, but more and more women are using their services during pregnancy and childbirth.

Food at Ask Italian restaurant in Durham

Review: Ask Italia, Unit 4 Walkergate, Durham

A GIRLS’ night out with some of my oldest work friends was long overdue so when we heard about the new-look Ask Italian in Durham we decided to head there on a Friday night.

Paul Shriek, with his work at the Customs House in Shouth Shields

Interview: Designer and costumier Paul Shriek

PAUL Shriek describes his life as a rollercoaster of ‘excitement and drama’ and the last 30 years have certainly been eventful.

Martin O'Neill

Netball resurgence gets women back on the ball

IT’S a sport many of us left behind at school but in recent years, netball has seen a resurgence.

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