Bob fixes a return

POPULAR children’s TV star Bob the Builder is making another appearance in the borough just seven days after last being here.

The famous star will be in the Beacon Shopping Centre, North Shields, at various times between 9.30am and 4pm on Saturday.

Last weekend saw Bob in Wallsend, while he has already fixed it in his diary to appear in Whitley Bay later this month.

Elsewhere in the town centres, Holly’s School of Steel will be playing steel pans along Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, between 11am and 12.30pm, on Saturday.

Meanwhile, members of a Star Wars costuming club will be taking to the streets of Wallsend between 11am and 2pm dressed as characters from the movies.