Family fun day proves a big hit

Pc Ivan Hart with residents at the East Howdon Family Fun Day.
Pc Ivan Hart with residents at the East Howdon Family Fun Day.

FAMILIES turned out in their droves for a fun day held at East Howdon Community Centre.

Residents of all ages attended the event, organised by centre staff, the police and Northumbrian Water.

Home-grown produce was on offer, as well as a tombola, face-painting, balloon-modelling and a raffle.

Pc Ivan Hart, neighbourhood beat manager for East Howdon, said: “There was a great turnout at the event, and we were pleased to be there to speak to residents.”

Jane Dunn, from Northumbrian Water, added: “Everyone had a fantastic day, and we were delighted to help.”

Pc Hart runs regular surgeries at East Howdon Community Centre for residents to raise any concerns and chat about local policing.