Seven pictures which show how gorgeous autumn is in Hartlepool

Autumn in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool.
Autumn in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool.

The golden splendour of autumn is giving the people of Hartlepool and East Durham a wonderful natural show.

Photographer Kevin Brady was out and about to capture these images of Ward Jackson Park and Elwick Village. They show two of Hartlepool’s finest locations at their best as they make the transition to winter.

Autumn in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool.

Autumn in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool.

Beautifully coloured leaves have been accompanied by a mixture of fog, sun and gloom in recent days.

But more change is on the way as prolonged wet and windy conditions are likely to arrive.

They will last for days with only the briefest of appearances of drier and brighter spells.

It means temperatures will stay above the seasonal norm.

Autumn in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool.

Autumn in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool.

And on the occasional days when we do get more settled weather, overnight fog could return.

The days leading up to Christmas could see more wet and windy weather. Gales may also be a problem but temperatures are not expected to dip in the coming weeks.

Autumn in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool.

Autumn in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool.

Autumn in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool.

Autumn in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool.

Clearing autumn leaves from the footpaths in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool

Clearing autumn leaves from the footpaths in Ward Jackson Park, Hartlepool

Autumn  colours in Elwick village

Autumn colours in Elwick village