This week’s readers’ pictures from Weston

PUBLISHED: 11:49 12 January 2018 | UPDATED: 12:36 12 January 2018

A week in pictures from Weston.

A week in pictures from Weston.

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Walking around Sand Point and St Thomas's Head, viewing these lovely scenes along the way. How strikingly blue does the water look! Picture: Chris Day Walking around Sand Point and St Thomas's Head, viewing these lovely scenes along the way. How strikingly blue does the water look! Picture: Chris Day

Here’s our round-up of photos taken by our Mercury readers over the week and shared through our image-sharing website - iwitness24.

Each week we put together a gallery of pictures shared by Mercury readers and if you would like to get involved then why not join our community of local photographers at www.iwitness24.co.uk.

Photo Challenge: This week’s theme is ‘Winter Time’ and we are looking for your photos that best sum up winter in Weston. To enter simply send us your pictures by uploading them to the Weston iwitness24 ‘Photo Challenge’ group and we’ll put a gallery together next week.

Thursday afternoon, 28th December. A bright sunny day, crystal clear and almost no wind, just perfect for a climb up to St Nicholas Church at Uphill. Magnificent 360 degree views, well worth the effort!! Picture: Lynn May Thursday afternoon, 28th December. A bright sunny day, crystal clear and almost no wind, just perfect for a climb up to St Nicholas Church at Uphill. Magnificent 360 degree views, well worth the effort!! Picture: Lynn May

Thursday afternoon, 28th December. A bright sunny day, crystal clear and almost no wind, just perfect for a climb up to St Nicholas Church at Uphill. Magnificent 360 degree views, well worth the effort!! Picture: Lynn May Thursday afternoon, 28th December. A bright sunny day, crystal clear and almost no wind, just perfect for a climb up to St Nicholas Church at Uphill. Magnificent 360 degree views, well worth the effort!! Picture: Lynn May

Thursday afternoon, 28th December. A bright sunny day, crystal clear and almost no wind, just perfect for a climb up to St Nicholas Church at Uphill. Magnificent 360 degree views, well worth the effort!! Picture: Lynn May Thursday afternoon, 28th December. A bright sunny day, crystal clear and almost no wind, just perfect for a climb up to St Nicholas Church at Uphill. Magnificent 360 degree views, well worth the effort!! Picture: Lynn May

Thursday afternoon, 28th December. A bright sunny day, crystal clear and almost no wind, just perfect for a climb up to St Nicholas Church at Uphill. Magnificent 360 degree views, well worth the effort!! Picture: Lynn May Thursday afternoon, 28th December. A bright sunny day, crystal clear and almost no wind, just perfect for a climb up to St Nicholas Church at Uphill. Magnificent 360 degree views, well worth the effort!! Picture: Lynn May

As dawn broke the winds of Storm Eleanor whipped up the high tide to damaging intensity at weston Super Mare. For safety the sea front road was closed at the peak of the tide. Stones were thrown up at Anchor Head and heavy cast iron waste bins toppled and broken. Picture: Simon Williams As dawn broke the winds of Storm Eleanor whipped up the high tide to damaging intensity at weston Super Mare. For safety the sea front road was closed at the peak of the tide. Stones were thrown up at Anchor Head and heavy cast iron waste bins toppled and broken. Picture: Simon Williams

I snapped up this shot whilst strolling through Ashcombe Park looking for squirrels with my girlfriend on a rainy day. Although these may be common creatures here, for me being Australian it was a great day out! Picture: Fabian Brandimarte I snapped up this shot whilst strolling through Ashcombe Park looking for squirrels with my girlfriend on a rainy day. Although these may be common creatures here, for me being Australian it was a great day out! Picture: Fabian Brandimarte

Rainbow out on New Year Day. Picture: Nick Page Hayman Rainbow out on New Year Day. Picture: Nick Page Hayman

My dogs Taz and Dylan, me, my mum and her dog Phoebe, were the first up to the top of Crook Peak this morning for a new year, a very gloomy morning across the levels and no real sunrise. Got back home just as the rains arrived. Picture: Ben Nicholas My dogs Taz and Dylan, me, my mum and her dog Phoebe, were the first up to the top of Crook Peak this morning for a new year, a very gloomy morning across the levels and no real sunrise. Got back home just as the rains arrived. Picture: Ben Nicholas

My dogs Taz and Dylan, me, my mum and her dog Phoebe, were the first up to the top of Crook Peak this morning for a new year, a very gloomy morning across the levels and no real sunrise. Got back home just as the rains arrived. Picture: Ben Nicholas My dogs Taz and Dylan, me, my mum and her dog Phoebe, were the first up to the top of Crook Peak this morning for a new year, a very gloomy morning across the levels and no real sunrise. Got back home just as the rains arrived. Picture: Ben Nicholas

My dogs Taz and Dylan, me, my mum and her dog Phoebe, were the first up to the top of Crook Peak this morning for a new year, a very gloomy morning across the levels and no real sunrise. Got back home just as the rains arrived. Picture: Ben Nicholas My dogs Taz and Dylan, me, my mum and her dog Phoebe, were the first up to the top of Crook Peak this morning for a new year, a very gloomy morning across the levels and no real sunrise. Got back home just as the rains arrived. Picture: Ben Nicholas

Portishead Marina. Picture: Sarah Doe Portishead Marina. Picture: Sarah Doe

A Beach Clean Up on the 30th December for only 2 hours (1000hrs-1200hrs) with about 80 volunteers resulted in lots of rubbish of every kind. Giant Sea Kelp was also discovered which is not native to this area. Picture: Nick Page Hayman A Beach Clean Up on the 30th December for only 2 hours (1000hrs-1200hrs) with about 80 volunteers resulted in lots of rubbish of every kind. Giant Sea Kelp was also discovered which is not native to this area. Picture: Nick Page Hayman

A Beach Clean Up on the 30th December for only 2 hours (1000hrs-1200hrs) with about 80 volunteers resulted in lots of rubbish of every kind. Giant Sea Kelp was also discovered which is not native to this area. Picture: Nick Page Hayman A Beach Clean Up on the 30th December for only 2 hours (1000hrs-1200hrs) with about 80 volunteers resulted in lots of rubbish of every kind. Giant Sea Kelp was also discovered which is not native to this area. Picture: Nick Page Hayman

A Beach Clean Up on the 30th December for only 2 hours (1000hrs-1200hrs) with about 80 volunteers resulted in lots of rubbish of every kind. Giant Sea Kelp was also discovered which is not native to this area. Picture: Nick Page Hayman A Beach Clean Up on the 30th December for only 2 hours (1000hrs-1200hrs) with about 80 volunteers resulted in lots of rubbish of every kind. Giant Sea Kelp was also discovered which is not native to this area. Picture: Nick Page Hayman

On a cold December day at Worle pond. Picture: Ewa Biedrzycka On a cold December day at Worle pond. Picture: Ewa Biedrzycka

On a cold December day at Worle pond. Picture: Ewa Biedrzycka On a cold December day at Worle pond. Picture: Ewa Biedrzycka

Walking around Sand Point and St Thomas's Head, viewing these lovely scenes along the way. How strikingly blue does the water look! Picture: Chris Day Walking around Sand Point and St Thomas's Head, viewing these lovely scenes along the way. How strikingly blue does the water look! Picture: Chris Day

As dawn broke the winds of Storm Eleanor whipped up the high tide to damaging intensity at weston Super Mare. For safety the sea front road was closed at the peak of the tide. Stones were thrown up at Anchor Head and heavy cast iron waste bins toppled and broken. Picture: Simon Williams As dawn broke the winds of Storm Eleanor whipped up the high tide to damaging intensity at weston Super Mare. For safety the sea front road was closed at the peak of the tide. Stones were thrown up at Anchor Head and heavy cast iron waste bins toppled and broken. Picture: Simon Williams

Walking around Sand Point and St Thomas's Head, viewing these lovely scenes along the way. How strikingly blue does the water look! Picture: Chris Day Walking around Sand Point and St Thomas's Head, viewing these lovely scenes along the way. How strikingly blue does the water look! Picture: Chris Day

Walking around Sand Point and St Thomas's Head, viewing these lovely scenes along the way. How strikingly blue does the water look! Picture: Chris Day Walking around Sand Point and St Thomas's Head, viewing these lovely scenes along the way. How strikingly blue does the water look! Picture: Chris Day

Walking around Sand Point and St Thomas's Head, viewing these lovely scenes along the way. How strikingly blue does the water look! Picture: Chris Day Walking around Sand Point and St Thomas's Head, viewing these lovely scenes along the way. How strikingly blue does the water look! Picture: Chris Day

Storm Eleanor recedes after high tides and wind gusts hit Weston seafront earlier this morning. Picture: Peter Elston Storm Eleanor recedes after high tides and wind gusts hit Weston seafront earlier this morning. Picture: Peter Elston

Storm Eleanor recedes after high tides and wind gusts hit Weston seafront earlier this morning. Picture: Peter Elston Storm Eleanor recedes after high tides and wind gusts hit Weston seafront earlier this morning. Picture: Peter Elston

As dawn broke the winds of Storm Eleanor whipped up the high tide to damaging intensity at weston Super Mare. For safety the sea front road was closed at the peak of the tide. Stones were thrown up at Anchor Head and heavy cast iron waste bins toppled and broken. Picture: Simon Williams As dawn broke the winds of Storm Eleanor whipped up the high tide to damaging intensity at weston Super Mare. For safety the sea front road was closed at the peak of the tide. Stones were thrown up at Anchor Head and heavy cast iron waste bins toppled and broken. Picture: Simon Williams

As dawn broke the winds of Storm Eleanor whipped up the high tide to damaging intensity at weston Super Mare. For safety the sea front road was closed at the peak of the tide. Stones were thrown up at Anchor Head and heavy cast iron waste bins toppled and broken. Picture: Simon Williams As dawn broke the winds of Storm Eleanor whipped up the high tide to damaging intensity at weston Super Mare. For safety the sea front road was closed at the peak of the tide. Stones were thrown up at Anchor Head and heavy cast iron waste bins toppled and broken. Picture: Simon Williams

An eagle owl at Beach Lawns air day. Picture: Sandra Gay An eagle owl at Beach Lawns air day. Picture: Sandra Gay

Traditional Bulgarian food laid out on New Years Eve. Picture: Nick Page Hayman Traditional Bulgarian food laid out on New Years Eve. Picture: Nick Page Hayman

Sand Bay walk. Picture: Sandra Gay Sand Bay walk. Picture: Sandra Gay

Walking round Summer Lane ponds there he was singing his heart out. Picture: Sandra Gay Walking round Summer Lane ponds there he was singing his heart out. Picture: Sandra Gay

The River Axe at Uphill. Picture: Sarah Doe The River Axe at Uphill. Picture: Sarah Doe

Storm Eleanor recedes after high tides and wind gusts hit Weston seafront earlier this morning. Picture: Peter Elston Storm Eleanor recedes after high tides and wind gusts hit Weston seafront earlier this morning. Picture: Peter Elston

Rainbow out on New Year Day. Picture: Nick Page Hayman Rainbow out on New Year Day. Picture: Nick Page Hayman

Storm Eleanor recedes after high tides and wind gusts hit Weston seafront earlier this morning. Picture: Peter Elston Storm Eleanor recedes after high tides and wind gusts hit Weston seafront earlier this morning. Picture: Peter Elston

Rainbow out on New Year Day. Picture: Nick Page Hayman Rainbow out on New Year Day. Picture: Nick Page Hayman

The Icescape Illuminations. Picture: Chris Field The Icescape Illuminations. Picture: Chris Field

Pictures of the debris deposited on Marine Lake beach after the mornings high tide. Including a gas cylinder, buoy and huge piece of timber! Picture: Nick Page Hayman Pictures of the debris deposited on Marine Lake beach after the mornings high tide. Including a gas cylinder, buoy and huge piece of timber! Picture: Nick Page Hayman

Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs

Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs

Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs

Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs

Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs

Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs

Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs

Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs Pictures of allsorts around Weston. Picture: Lisa Gibbs

Taking my Bulldog for her after lunch walk along sand bay beach. Picture: Lisa Gibbs Taking my Bulldog for her after lunch walk along sand bay beach. Picture: Lisa Gibbs

Monitoring the high tide at Marine Lake. Picture: Peter Elston Monitoring the high tide at Marine Lake. Picture: Peter Elston

Monitoring the high tide at Marine Lake. Picture: Peter Elston Monitoring the high tide at Marine Lake. Picture: Peter Elston

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