ONE of the winners of The Northern Echo's Halloween photo competition has received her prize.

Deborah Parker, of Crook, County Durham, received the Lewis and Cooper hamper after submitting the photo of herself which was inspired by Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland movie.

Mrs Parker created The Mad Hatter costume by hand after she couldn’t find an outfit she liked in the shops.

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She bought the clothing material from a charity shop and recreated the Cheshire Cat’s menacing smile using liquid latex.