Your snow pictures from in and around Hartlepool as winter hits the region

Hats, scarves and gloves were at the ready today as the first proper snowfall of the season hit Hartlepool.

Wrapped up warm, and armed with your cameras, you headed out into the chilly weather to make the most of it.

Snow at Alice House Hospice in Hartlepool.

Snow at Alice House Hospice in Hartlepool.

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You've been having great fun with the white stuff - and plenty pets have been getting involved too!

Thanks to everyone who sent in a picture or video. Make sure you wrap up warm as we head into the weekend.

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