Liz Walker

Liz Walker

Liz Walker is a reporter covering a range of topics. She has been with us since 2006.

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Poppies in Saltwell Park in memory of those who have fought and died in Afghanistan

Crosses placed at Field of Remembrance in Gateshead for fallen heroes

Fallen heroes were honoured at a dedication service in Saltwell Park in Gateshead which has once again been turned into a Field of Remembrance

Triplets Daniel, Terri and Derek Russell, whose family are trying to raise £60,000 so Derek can have pioneering surgery

Washington family hoping to send child to pioneering clinic

A family from Washington are hoping to raise £60,000 to get life-changing surgery for their young son

Pupils from Guide Post Ringway First School tried to help Ford Castle in 2009

Future of Ford Castle put in doubt by council funding cuts

The future of a popular outdoor education centre has been thrown into doubt for a second time after a council announced it is to sever all links

Walkergate Primary School pupils with Edward Wadsworth's artwork 'Marine Set'

Newcastle school children take charge of Edward Alexander Wadsworth painting

Children from Walkergate Primary School in Newcastle were treated to a private viewing of a masterpiece by Edward Alexander Wadsworth

Claudia Burkill with her family L-R Zachery, Abigail, Esme, Claudia, David

Girl inspires donations of £100,000 to help brain tumour research

A brave little girl's battle with a brain tumour has helped to raise £100,000 in just 13 days

Apprentice Dale Tansley of Quickhydraulics at the North East Skills exhibition

Young people try potential jobs at North East Skills event

The region's biggest jobs, careers and skills fair sees hundreds of young people try their hands at potential jobs

Durham Bike Ride riders finish the course

Hundreds join in Durham's Big Bike Ride

Durham’s annual Big Bike Ride proved bigger than ever as a thousand cyclists took to the roads around the city

Dr Bernard Trafford Headmaster of the Royal Grammar School, Jesmond

Staying on at 17 will not benefit most pupils says RGS head

Thousands more teenagers will be heading back to school today after the school leaving age was raised to 17

Serious incidents rise at NHS Health Trust

A number of serious incidents between April and June this year are being investigated by Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Trust

The Magical Day event in Durham

Durham celebrates a Magical Day with special event

Characters from the Wizard of Oz and the Harry Potter films took to the streets in the special event organised by Durham Business Improvement District (BID)

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