Scarborough in the snow - some of our favourite photos from down the years

Scarborough's postcards all feature blue skies and sunshine - but the town can look lovely with a covering of snow.

Thursday, 17th January 2019, 10:26 am
Updated Thursday, 17th January 2019, 10:29 am
Snow in Scarborough

We've been looking back at some photographs of wintry weather from previous years. Will we get similar scenes this winter?

Snowballs not footballs at Ayton Sports Club field on Wilsons Lane in 2013.
A postman struggles to negotiate Highfield with his van in November 2005
Snow topped roofs of Tennyson Avenue, Moorland Road and beyond, as seen from the top of the windows of the St Catherine's Hospice fundraising office at Scarborough Cricket Club in 2003.
Scarborough Rugby Club's U17s from 2008, who were unable to play their game because of the snow, take it out on the Scarborough News photographer.
No play at the tennis courts in Scalby after snowfall in January 2010.
A Range Rover battles through snow between Filey and Gristhorpe in 1987.
Deep snow in Scarborough from way back in 1952.
Traffic crawls through blizzard conditions on Scalby Road in 2008.
Walking the dog on the snowy South Bay sands in 2009.
Snow covered Spa Cliff Bridge, and South Cliff beyond, in 2012.
An ambulance was one of the casualties when part of the Whitby to Scarborough road was closed due to bad conditions in 2008.
Amy Hunter takes photos of her friend Becca Hudless, sitting with a snow covered Freddie scuplture on the North Bay, in a blizzard the day before they both started back at Cumbria University in 2013.
Peasholm Park in wintry conditions in February 1946.
Scarborough had a dusting of snow on Easter Monday in 2008, shot from Esplanade.
Residents woke up to snow on this morning in 2010.
Castle Hill under snow in 1946
The seafront looking picturesque in 2018.
A view of the town centre after a flurry of snow in 2018.
Christmas came early to Scarboroughwhen TV crews filmed the festive episode of The Royal around town, including South Street and transformed into a perfect snowy shopping street.