Picture special: Fun in the sun in South Shields

We asked to see your pictures of how you enjoyed the heatwave at the weekend - and how you responded!

Nikki Cunningham sent us this picture of her daughter Lydia, 11, and son Jacob, 7, on the beach at South Shields.
Nikki Cunningham sent us this picture of her daughter Lydia, 11, and son Jacob, 7, on the beach at South Shields.

Here's a few of our favourites: