Sign that spring is on the way to Hartlepool as flowers start to show

We may be going through a cold snap, but rest assured that spring is on the way to town.

March is just days away and while it might still feel like the middle of winter, signs of warmer months are starting to show.

Crocuses starting to sprout in Hartlepool.

Crocuses starting to sprout in Hartlepool.

Our photographer Frank Reid has taken some fantastic pictures of crocuses starting to sprout in town.

So if this cold and dreary day has left you feeling blue, we hope these bright and colourfui pictures cheer you up.

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