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A round-up of this week’s best readers’ pictures

A tortoiseshell butterfly resting on a lavender bush. This stunning close-up was captured by Allan Hickman.
A tortoiseshell butterfly resting on a lavender bush. This stunning close-up was captured by Allan Hickman.

Readers have been out and about taking pictures of life across the area. Click the link above to see a round-up of some of the best snaps sent in this week. If you would like to see your picture appear online and in the newspaper please send them in via email. They don’t have to be related to a news story - they could be a local landmark, a gathering of friends - anything that records everyday life. Check back again next week to see more great shots.