MANY turned out to enjoy the activities and entertainment on offer at Ponteland Party in the Park when it made its return on Sunday.

Over 2,000 people enjoyed live music, stalls, and attractions at the event, which is organised by the village’s Churches Together organisation.

Rotary Ponteland also hosted a duck race at the end of the afternoon as a curtain raiser to their annual event which will be held in September.

Hexham Courant: The annual Duck Race was also held on Sunday.The annual Duck Race was also held on Sunday.

The popular event concluded the Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Ponteland.

On Thursday evening, hundreds of residents congregated on Coates Green and enjoyed live music before the beacon was lit on the top of St Mary's Church.

And on Friday and Saturday, the popular Ponteland Beer Festival made its return.

A free afternoon tea event was also held at Merton Hall on Monday.

Mayor of Ponteland, Christine Greenwell, said: "A huge amount of work went into the organisation of the many events over the Platinum Jubilee weekend but it was wonderful to see so many people having fun and celebrating 70 years the Queen's reign.

"I think the people of Ponteland will remember the celebrations for years to come."