OUR readers have been sending us wonderful pictures from past and present from the local area.

We have been inundated with photograph from amateur enthusiasts from their gardens and local neighbourhoods. A selection of photographs will be featured in the newspaper in the next couple of weeks. Here is one of our best entries and we want you to send in yours with details where they were taken and your name to messenger@nqnw.co.uk

Here is a great shot taken by Tim Bracegirdle of Canada Geese and their offspring was taken on the Bridgewater Canal, in Sale.