Your Christmas decorations. Pictures clockwise from above, Chloe Long, Mandy Barnett, Marie Short and Melissa Sayer.

10 pictures of your beautiful Christmas trees as Hartlepool gets into the festive spirit

Christmas comes but once a year - and now that it's December, we can officially start enjoying the fun!

We asked you to share your most tree-mendous decorations with us, and you really did not disappoint. Twinkling lights, tinsel and baubles to boot - you've got it all! Dozens of you got in touch to boast your best jingle bells. Here are some of our favourite pictures of your cracking Christmas trees.

Starting December with a bit of sparkle.

1. Ready for Santa

Starting December with a bit of sparkle.
Richie Jones
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Decorations arrive at Dinsdale Lodge care home.

2. The Christmas spirit

Decorations arrive at Dinsdale Lodge care home.
Donna Measor Robinson
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The tree is up and the table is set.

3. Setting the scene

The tree is up and the table is set.
Carl Robert Warner
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All decked out in Santa's favourite colour.

4. In the red

All decked out in Santa's favourite colour.
Kathleen Verrall
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