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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Central Newcastle High School and Church High School head Joy Gatenby

Parents take legal advice over Newcastle schools merger

PARENTS are taking legal advice after plans were announced to merge two private schools in Newcastle.

Central Newcastle High School and Church High School head Joy Gatenby

Newcastle girls' schools merger shocks parents and pupils

SHOCKED pupils and parents of two Newcastle girls’ schools reacted with anger last night after learning by email that the two institutions are to merge.

Struggle as rural North East areas hit hardest by snow + GALLERY

RURAL areas of the region were hardest hit by the latest wintry blast to sweep the North East.

Cleadon robbery: Reward offered for robbers' identity

A MAJOR cash reward is being offered to help catch three robbers who subjected an elderly couple to a terrifying ordeal in their own home.

Winter weather ideal for seven-year-old Widdrington Village ski girl

PINT-SIZED skiing sensation Amy Stokoe was in her element during the latest snowfall.

Bishop Auckland College offers X Factor auditions course

HAVE you got the X Factor? Well, now it does not matter if you do or not, as a North East college is offering a course on how to learn it.

Warning to North East drivers as snow closes in - GALLERY

MORE snow is on its way and temperatures are set to plunge as the North East is gripped by the latest cold snap.

Injuries to the arms of Harry Carrick, during the robbery at his home in Laburnum Grove, Cleadon

Elderly Cleadon couple tied up and terrorised by raiders

AN elderly couple have told of their terrifying ordeal at the hands of masked raiders who tied them up and threatened to cut off their hands unless they handed over cash and jewellery.

Police in Ripon Gardens, Jesmond after six people were taken to hospital after taking drugs

Jesmond drugs case man kept in hospital

ONE of a group of six people hospitalised after taking an illegal drug they bought on the internet has spoken publicly about the incident.

Fly-tipping in the North East

Fly-tippers in the North East pile up a £3million bill

FLY-TIPPING cost the North East almost £3m last year, as the number of incidents of rubbish dumped on public land rose for the second year running.

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