Rain

Rain

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 9°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Gallery: Bygones event hopes to have raised good sum for St Elizabeth Hospice

11:34 15 July 2014

13th Ufford Bygones and Fun Day at Crown Farm.

13th Ufford Bygones and Fun Day at Crown Farm.

Ufford Bygones and Fun Day featured a broad range of attractions for people to enjoy.

shares

Classic and vintage vehicles from days gone by mixed with modern attractions to create an exciting family day in aid of a good cause.

Organisers of the annual Ufford Bygones and Fun Day are still calculating the proceeds from the event but are hoping to have raised a good sum for St Elizabeth Hospice to add to the £70,000 it has raised for the charity over the past 12 years.

Ian Thurlow, of the organising committee, said: “I think we were quite lucky with the weather overall and escaped the worst of the rain.

“The numbers attending were slightly down on last year but everyone really seemed to enjoy themselves.”

The afternoon’s displays included steam and traction engines, static displays of vintage tractors and old motorcycles, classic vehicles from the 1920s through to the 1970s, bygone threshing demonstrations, plus entertainment from Jade Peters from BBC One’s The Voice, belly dancing, and local bands, and around 40 arts and crafts stalls.

shares
Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright arriving for the 2015 Brit Awards at the O2 Arena. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Excited crowds gathered in Bury St Edmunds today for what is being hailed the celebrity wedding of the year between Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan.

Paul Nixon has organised the Bergholt Bomb Along bike ride in aid of the Alzheimer's Society.

Hundreds of fundraisers took part in a second-annual charity bike ride raising cash for the Alzheimer’s Society today.

Rosehill library in Ipswich is celebrating it's 110th birthday.Ipswich Mayor Glen Chisholm cuts the cake.

A library which has been the hub of the community in east Ipswich has today celebrated its 110th birthday.

Police are appealing for information after Townrow department store in Braintree was burgled.

Clothing has been stolen from Townrow department store in Braintree High Street this morning.

A necklace stolen during a burglary in Spirng Road, Colchester, between 12.30pm and 7.40pm on Tuesday, April 21.

Jewellery has been stolen from a house in Spring Road, Colchester.

Vintage car rally and wine tasting at Dedham Vale Vineyard Wines. Stacey Nunn and Tom Bunting.

The second classic car rally the vineyard has organised saw vintage Mustangs, Minis and Bentleys go on display.

The Whitsun Fayre in Bury St Edmunds town centre. Sebastian Shepherd (7)(left) and Finian Shepherd (3) playing on the beach in the Traverse.

Families have been enjoying a wealth of free activities in Bury St Edmunds this weekend as part of the annual Whitsun Fayre.

Trimley

Common terns have been given a helping hand at a nature reserve near Felixstowe.

Event in aid of St Margaret’s Church, Shottisham, Tower Repair Fund.
People were invited to find out more about the project and the church's history.
The Paralympic Flame and filmmaker Matt Kirby's Oscar were also on display.
L-R Emma Thomas,Ivan Benden and Ann Collins.

More than 250 villagers and residents gathered at St Margaret’s Church in Shottisham on Saturday, to raise money for the church’s Tower Repair Fund.

I'm a Sheep... Get Me Out of Here

The organisers of a year-long celebration of Hadleigh’s wool town heritage have been amazed by the success of its first major event.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages