SLIDESHOW: Your pictures of spectacular aurora display over Northumberland

There was an amazing display of the Northern Lights in the sky above Northumberland last night.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 07 March, 2016, 13:13

The shimmering glow of the aurora borealis was visible with the naked eye across the length of the county.

Readers sent in pictures from Blyth and Cresswell Bay to Bamburgh and Berwick, and here is a slideshow of some of them.

The aurora borealis on March 6, 2016, by Martin Kitchen.

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The previous display seen from Northumberland heralded the new year in spectacular fashion.

The aurora borealis on March 6, 2016, by Martin Kitchen.