Winner revealed for readers' favourite Shields cover picture of the year

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Thursday, 4th January 2018, 9:01 am
Updated Thursday, 4th January 2018, 9:05 am
More than 600 of you voted in our online poll to pick a favourite picture.

And you've all been there to capture the best of the borough on camera over the past 12 months.

We add a new cover picture to the Shields Gazette Facebook page almost every week - and we picked the 10 cover pictures of 2017, taken by readers, which received the most likes.

The winning picture by Lindsay Dobson.

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We excluded pictures taken by our own photographers, and only included one entry per reader.

You've voted for your favourite from the top 10 - and here are the results from 684 votes:

Lindsay Dobson: 53%

The winning picture by Lindsay Dobson.

Sid Gibson: 29%

Peter Eltringham: 4%

Ashley Foster: 4%

Christopher Miller: 4%

Steve McGrath: 2%

Elizabeth Wilson: 2%

Lee Anderson: 1%

Billy Bone: 1%

Stephen Moran: 1%