You've been sharing your favourite summer pictures.

22 of Sunderland's favourite summer pictures - as chosen by you

The recent sunny weather has definitely given us something to smile about.

So, to celebrate, we asked you – the Sunderland Echo readers – to share your favourite photographs taken during the summer holidays so far. And you really delivered with some smashing shots! From trips to the beach to days in the garden, you’ve been appreciating all of the lovely things the North East has to offer. Check out our picture special to see if your snap has been used!

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