The Ministry of Defence has named the soldier killed in Afghanistan as Sapper Richard Reginald Walker from 28 Engineer Regiment.
A poppy field made from 9000 crosses has been planted in Gateshead to mark the fallen, including soldiers from our region.
A soldier from Newton Aycliffe has been Mentioned in Dispatches for his bravery.
Captain Mark Aldridge, Director of Music at the Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai band, explains why there was an impromptu flash-mob style performance at Gateshead's Metro Centre to surprise shoppers.
Surprised shoppers were treated to a military "flash-mob" style performance at Gateshead's Metro Centre. The musicians appeared, seemingly out of nowhere, to play as people were doing their Christmas shopping. It was to raise awareness of the army's recruitment drive.
A First World War Centenary project is being launched in the Yorkshire Dales today.
The Lottery-funded project will explore the impact the war had on the landscape and communities in Nidderdale.
The drop-in launch event will be held at Masham Town Hall from 10am to 12pm today.
Sapper Richard Walker was unlawfully killed in Afghanistan, as Gregg Easteal reports.
Sapper Richard Walker wasn't wearing any body armour when he was killed in Afghanistan, an inquest has heard.
The soldier, from Washington near Sunderland, was shot by a member of the Afghan forces. A coroner in Sunderland has returned a verdict of unlawful killing.
Gregg Easteal reports.
An inquest heard that a soldier from Washing killed in Afghanistan wasn't wearing any body armour at the time.
Sapper Richard Walker was shot by a member of the Afghan forces he was serving alongside. A coroner in Sunderland has returned a verdict of unlawful killing.
Soldier alongside Sapper Walker when he was killed says they were working in dark moving a gate by torchlight when ANA soldier opened fire
Sapper Walker was shot by an Afghan National Army soldier who he was serving alongside at a base in Helmand Province.
Inquest hears 23 year old Sapper Richard Walker was not wearing any protective armour when he was shot and killed in Afghanistan.
An inquest into the death of a soldier from Washington is due to take place today, November 12. Sapper Richard Walker was 23 when he was killed in Afghanistan in January 2013.
The soldier died during his first deployment in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand.
The 28 Royal Engineer died and six others were injured when a rogue Afghan soldier opened fire.