Missing the snow? More pictures of the white stuff in Hartlepool

We got a taste of winter earlier this week as snow and ice gripped the North East region.

But it went as quickly as it arrived with most of the white stuff washed away before the weekend came.

Picture by Paul Hale.

Picture by Paul Hale.

Hoping to see some more snow before Christmas comes?

Even if we can't rely on the weather, we've got you covered with these great reader pictures.

Read more: More of your snow pictures from in and around Hartlepool

Thanks for everyone who sent a photo!