December 11 2013 Latest news:
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Our weekly look back at the photos that made the headlines
Thousands of bikers from across Britain and Europe parked up in Suffolk for the annual Copdock Motorcycle Show.
Now in its 22nd year, the exhibition of vintage motorcycles has been described as, “the region’s largest and best loved classic bike show”.
Suffolk artist, Ruth Purchase’s first one-woman show was on display at the Peter Pears Gallery in Aldeburgh High Street.
The 31st Bury St Edmunds Chess Congress took place at the Apex, with one competitor travelling from as far as Russia. In total 143 people took part in four sections based on ability.
Grandmother of five, Maggie Abrahams, was cheered on by her family and friends when she was announced as the winner of the competition run by the EADT with the Co-op and will now have £5,200 to spend on her food shopping at East of England Co-operative stores.
New students at University Campus Suffolk enjoyed an American Football-themed “frat party” welcome at the Ipswich university.
The Ipswich Community Playbus which provides learning for children under five celebrated its 10th birthday.
Men and women showed off their agricultural prowess during a ploughing competition with vintage tractors.
About 40 people competed in the event, which was organised by the East Anglian branch of the Ferguson Club, on Sunday at Hall Farm in Fornham St Martin.
More than 40 people took to the hills in Stowupland to support the fund set up for nine-year-old Harrison Kemp.
Money from the day, organised by the village’s mountain rescue team, will help to purchase equipment so Harrison can go about his daily activities.
The first ever Suffolk Coastal Community Awards ceremony was held at Hungarian Hall, near Woodbridge, in honour of the contributions made by individuals and groups to their communities.
Huge waves battered Suffolk’s coast as autumn arrived with a vengeance. After weeks of warm weather, temperatures suddenly plunged – driven downwards by a biting northerly wind.
The Ipswich Chord rail project was brought one step closer as a bridge was transported then put in place next to the existing rail bridge in Sproughton Road.
Pupils from Easton Primary, near Framlingham, took part in the nationwide World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
The St Edmundsbury Lifesaving Club celebrated a year of success in a national lifesaving competition. The club, which also celebrates its 25th birthday this year, will send two junior pairs, one senior pair and a master to the final of the Royal Life Saving Society’s National Lifesaving competition in Sheffield.