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Gallery: Annual fun run brings more than a dash of colour to streets of Felixstowe

PUBLISHED: 11:42 06 May 2014

The Felixstowe Fun Run in full flow.

The Felixstowe Fun Run in full flow.

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Hundreds of runners donned fancy dress for the annual Rotary Club of Felixstowe fun run in the sunshine yesterday.

The event gave runners and walkers the opportunity to do as many laps as possible in a one hour period around a mile-long circuit centred around the Spa Pavilion.

The main charity this year was Help for Heroes and participants were given the opportunity to be sponsored on a per lap basis or for the run as a whole.

Those who entered were able to raise money for a cause of their choice if they wanted to.

As in recent years, everyone who entered was encouraged to run in fancy dress, with prizes for both the most eye-catching team and individuals.

Everyone who entered received a memento certificate on completing the course.

A Shotley father with five drink-driving convictions has been jailed for 36 weeks after taking his mother’s car without consent and crashing it into a hedge.

Snow could fall in parts of Suffolk this morning as temperatures dropped overnight.

Bosses at the Eastern Enterprise Hub and University of Suffolk hope gaming and technology students will be inspired to pursue their games ideas, after it emerged the gaming industry is one of the fastest growing locally.

Police and firefighters were called to a suspected arson attack in Carlton Colville in the early hours of this morning.

Trains between London and Norwich are being cancelled this morning as a result of engineering work not having been completed on time.

Police are searching for a 52-year-old man from Leavenheath who has been reported missing.

Police have arrested a 66-year-old man in connection with an incident that caused armed officers to swoop on Ipswich town centre tonight.

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