WEARSIDERS can get friendly with their coppers over a cuppa.
Beat bobbies are inviting residents to get to know them over a cup of tea at a series of Cuppa with a Coppa sessions this month.
The aim of the events is to provide residents with an informal way to chat with their local officers, raise any issues and find out what police work is being carried out where they life.
On Friday, Easington Lane residents can meet members of their policing team at the library on High Street, from 10am to 11am.
On Thursday, August 16, Washington Village residents can meet in White Ladies Home, from 10.30am to 11.30am.
For more information on Cuppa with a Coppa, visit www.northumbria.police.uk.