HEATWAVE: Fantastic pictures of The Wakefield district enjoying the hottest temperatures of the year so far

Last week's heatwave proved that the people of Wakefield and the Five Towns are ready to welcome summer with open arms, as they enjoyed walks around Pugneys, family days out to Hemsworth Water Park and leisurely strolls around the Hepworth Gardens.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 12:30 pm
How did you spend the sunny bank holiday?

How did you spend the sunny bank holiday?

Lola Wilson having fun at Pontefract Park
Enjoying a chat by the lakeside

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Reiko Kendricks in the water at Hemsworth Water Park
Two people enjoying the rays at Pugneys
Soaking up the sunshine
Making the most out of the sports facilities at Thornes Park
M'kiyas Hill playing in the water at Hemworth Water Park
Shyla and M'kiyas Hill at Hemsworth Waterpark
Beautiful scenes at Hemsworth Water Park
Amelia Coats going for a swim
George Richards having fun on the slide at Pontefract Park
Many art lovers flocked to The Hepworth gallery over the bank holiday weekend
Hemsworth's very own seaside!
Many brought their furry friends along to enjoy the sun
Heath Common's beautiful scenery