South Tyneside has been enjoying the bank holiday sunshine

18 pictures as South Shields enjoys the sunny bank holiday

It wasn’t quite as warm as elsewhere in the country, but it will do for us.

After weeks of bleak weather, South Tyneside has finally been enjoying some sunshine over the bank holiday weekend.

And while the borough missed out on the high temperatures seen elsewhere in the UK – rising past 20 degrees in some parts – people were still keen to get out and make the most of the sunshine.

The seafront and parks were naturally popular spots today, with a special bank holiday market also pulling in visitors.

Temperatures were around 15 degrees in South Tyneside, and are set to stay similar in the coming days.

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