Fun day for under fives

A FREE family fun day for the under fives is being held in the borough.

The event will take place at the Rising Sun Country Park, Whitley Road, Benton, on Tuesday, July 24, between 10am and 3pm.

The one day event, for young children and their families, will offer a range of free activities including arts and crafts; face painting; Olympic-themed games; toys and water play; hook a duck and more.

It has been organised by North Tyneside’s Local Safeguarding Children Board, who will also be on hand to offer free information and advice about keeping children safe. They will be joined by officers from Northumbria Police.

Families can also explore over 400 acres of natural outdoor scenery and places to play.

For more information about this event, call (0191) 643 8215.