Gazette readers have been busy sending us their brilliant photos.

Thank you to all the Gazette readers who have submitted fantastic pictures to our North Devon iwitness photo-sharing platform this month.

From cute pets, to sweeping sunsets and colourful wildlife close-ups, your photographs have certainly helped show the month of May in all its glory.

We’ve selected six of the best submitted so far, but to take a look at all the pictures that have been submitted by Gazette readers, visit northdevon.iwitness24.co.uk

And while you’re there, why not register and get involved yourself?

A ladybird hiding between gorse needles. Picture: Harry Rogers/iwitnessA ladybird hiding between gorse needles. Picture: Harry Rogers/iwitness

Whether you’re at a local event, capture a beautiful landscape, or perhaps just spot something that you think could make a news story, you can send it direct to our newsroom in just a couple of quick and simple steps.

And don’t forget to enter our weekly photo challenge. This week we want to see your pictures of sunsets and sunrises. We’ll print the best next week!

The raw beauty of Molland Common at sunset, photographed by Austin Wallas, from Barnstaple. Picture: Austin Wallas/iwitnessThe raw beauty of Molland Common at sunset, photographed by Austin Wallas, from Barnstaple. Picture: Austin Wallas/iwitness

Gazette reporter Sarah Howells picked a glorious day to visit Lundy last week. Picture: Sarah Howells/iwitnessGazette reporter Sarah Howells picked a glorious day to visit Lundy last week. Picture: Sarah Howells/iwitness

Daniel Pudney, from Barnstaple, captured a perfect sunset at Fremington Quay. Picture: 
Daniel Pudney/iwitnessDaniel Pudney, from Barnstaple, captured a perfect sunset at Fremington Quay. Picture: Daniel Pudney/iwitness

Tara Gibson, from Torrington, spotted this beautiful spring scene while on a walk with her grandchildren at Fremington Quay. Picture: Tara Gibson/iwitnessTara Gibson, from Torrington, spotted this beautiful spring scene while on a walk with her grandchildren at Fremington Quay. Picture: Tara Gibson/iwitness

Mr Pip is a tiny mini Dutch bantam, who thinks he runs the whole group of hens, according to photographer Karen Hackett, from Bideford. Mrs Pip was apparently too shy for her photo! Picture: Karen Hackett/iwitnessMr Pip is a tiny mini Dutch bantam, who thinks he runs the whole group of hens, according to photographer Karen Hackett, from Bideford. Mrs Pip was apparently too shy for her photo! Picture: Karen Hackett/iwitness