It's not often that the seafront promenade gets this level of snow but it did in 2010 as this view shows.
It's not often that the seafront promenade gets this level of snow but it did in 2010 as this view shows.

The first snow of 2020 may be on the way - but will it match these Hartlepool blizzards from years gone by?

Hartlepool's first snow of 2020 could be on the way early next month.

Sunday, 19th January 2020, 4:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 12:18 pm

And while weathermen are not predicting huge falls of snow, let's remind ourselves of the years when we’ve battled through blizzards.

We are not just talking about the Beast from the East. Take a look at some spectacular reminders from as far back as the 1940s.

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