Former Emmerdale and Byker Grove star heading to Hartlepool fete

Entertainer Dale Meeks
Entertainer Dale Meeks

A CARE home is opening up its doors to the public for a scorcher of summer fun during a fete that features a former soap star.

The Queens Meadow Care Home, in Stockton Road, in Hartlepool, is hosting a summer fete.

It will be held from 1pm-4pm this Saturday.

Former Emmerdale and Byker Grove actor Dale Meeks, best known for his role as Nicola’s boyfriend Simon in the ITV soap, will be singing during the event, from 2pm-3pm.

There will also be various stalls including hook a duck and cakes, as well as refreshments on sale.

Representatives from Hartlepool RNLI and the fire service are also expected at the free event, which aims to boost the residents’ fund.