SPRING is in the air.
As March arrives, these lively lambs were spotted gambolling in the fields near Durham City.
Wearside has definitely waved goodbye to winter, signalled by the lighter nights and recent warm weather.
Sunderland was due to enjoy more sunshine today, with temperatures of up to 13˚C (55˚F) forecast for the city.
However, the next few days are predicted to be cloudy, with chillier temperatures of about 9˚C or 10˚C (48-50˚F).