Pictures: Families enjoy the sunshine weather at Sandhaven Beach in South Shields

After a bout of grey and gloomy weather, it was just the tonic to see some sunshine in South Tyneside today.

And the much-needed sun on Sunday, August 22 prompted families across the borough to pack up the family and spend the day at the beach.

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An afternoon building sandcastles, taking to the water at Sandhaven or catching some rays – there was plenty of fun to be had by the seaside.

Seven-year-old Delilah plays in the sun. Picture: North News.

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Sailing boats out on the water at Sandhaven. Picture: North News.
Ten-month-old Lewis with dad Matt Brown. Picture: North News.
The whole gang! Picture: North News.


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Enjoying some of that August sunshine. Picture: North News.