Children go club class in search of fun

A SERIES of autumn events has been lined up for the borough’s youngsters.

North Tyneside Council is putting on kids’ clubs until Friday, October 21, to give children aged eight to 13 the chance to attend arts and crafts or sports sessions on weekdays.

Clubs are being run in North Shields, Seaton Burn, Howdon, Willington Quay and Wallsend.

Coun Glynis Barrie, the council’s cabinet member for leisure, culture, tourism and safer communities, said: “The kids’ clubs are a terrific place for youngsters to be able to play games, learn new skills, meet friends and have a great deal of fun.”

Kids’ clubs take place on:

n Mondays, from 4pm to 6pm, at Whitehouse Primary School in North Shields;

n Tuesdays, from 5pm to 7pm, at Seaton Burn Community House, in Oak Street;

n Wednesdays, from 5pm to 7pm, at Howdon Community Centre, in Denbigh Avenue;

n Thursdays, from 5pm to 7pm, at St Paul’s Church, in George Street, Willington Quay;

n Fridays, from 4.15pm to 6.15pm, at Battle Hill Primary School, in Berwick Drive, Wallsend.

Children aged under eight are welcome if someone over 16 accompanies them. Sessions cost 25p per child.

For details, call Dawn Murray on (0191) 643 8382 or Steve Thompson on (0191) 643 8383.