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Double trouble! Families celebrate seventh birthday of Capel Twins and Multiples Club

PUBLISHED: 17:45 13 September 2017 | UPDATED: 08:53 15 September 2017

Left to right, Ben and Joe Hardy. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Left to right, Ben and Joe Hardy. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Pairs of tiny superheroes, builders, animals and princesses made for a party twice as nice as a family club celebrated its seventh birthday.

Families from the Capel Twins and Multiples Club come together to celebrate its seventh birthday. Picture: GREGG BROWN Families from the Capel Twins and Multiples Club come together to celebrate its seventh birthday. Picture: GREGG BROWN

The Capel Twins and Multiples Club held a special event to mark the milestone today, with children taking the opportunity to show off their best fancy dress.

Run by Chris Matthews and Fiona Farrell, the group puts on weekly sessions at Capel Community Church where parents and carers of pre-school age multiples can meet-up for support and chat while their little ones play.

Kesgrave resident Mrs Farrell, who is 41 and mother to five-year-old twin boys Liam and Connor, said people came from all over Suffolk and Essex to attend.

“It’s very informal, people make themselves at home and we have arts and crafts sessions, sing along time and there’s always cakes and tea and coffee for the parents,” she added.

Left to right, Frankie and Harper-Day George. Picture: GREGG BROWN Left to right, Frankie and Harper-Day George. Picture: GREGG BROWN

“At our twins club no one judges you because we are all in the same boat and we all offer each other help and advice.”

The sessions are held every Wednesday during term-time and new members are welcome. Further details can be found on the club’s Facebook page.

Capel Twins and Multiples Club marked the milestone with a party. Picture: GREGG BROWN Capel Twins and Multiples Club marked the milestone with a party. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Left to right, Eddie, Shelly and Etalie Wilson. Picture: GREGG BROWN Left to right, Eddie, Shelly and Etalie Wilson. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Left to right, Matilda and Melisa Pascall. Picture: GREGG BROWN Left to right, Matilda and Melisa Pascall. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Left to right, Thomas and Philippa Ramsell. Picture: GREGG BROWN Left to right, Thomas and Philippa Ramsell. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Hundreds of Suffolk children helped “raise the roof” during a singing project first conceived to mark the centenary of one of the county’s most famous composers.

Visitors are being invited to celebrate a true Dickensian Christmas at Kentwell Hall, near Long Melford, over two weekends next month.

A pedestrian was taken to hospital with leg injuries following a collision with a car on a west Suffolk road last night.

A pedestrian has been involved in a collision with a car in Ipswich this morning.

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