Gallery: Another cold snap and brave dogs are just some of the pictures that made the headlines this week

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An Audi TT which left the road and crashed through a hedge, over two cars parked in a driveway and into a house on Long Meadow Walk in Carlton Colville. - Credit: James Bass

OUR weekly look back at the images that made the headlines.

The bleak mid winter made a return to Suffolk last weekend, leaving the county covered in a coating of fresh white snow.

However the inclement weather did not affect the second annual Hounds for Heroes dog walk which took place in Witnesham. There were plenty of wagging tails and wet noses as dogs and their owners braved the Arctic weather for the charity walk.

In Lowestoft, a man is still fighting for his life after a sports car careered through a hedge and over the top of two parked vehicles before smashing into a house in Carlton Colville. The residents escaped unharmed.

Suffolk’s High Sheriff was given a guided tour of one of the region’s historic engineering marvels as Leiston’s Long Shop Museum held its annual free open day.


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More than 350 youngsters who attend a pioneering evening project in their town are to benefit from a hi-tech education facility that opened this week. Hadleigh’s award-winning Porch Project began in 2009 as an idea to open St Mary’s Church up to a small number of youngsters who gathered in the church porch after school.

At Farlingaye High School, pupils carried out a week of incendiary experiments and the school managed to find science in some unexpected places, with the aim of highlighting its existence all around us.

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Pupils from Queen’s House the pre-preparatory for Woodbridge School, made an impressive sight when they dressed as every colour of the rainbow as part of a week dedicated to the arts.

Children at Woodhall Community Primary school in Sudbury will be able to grow their own fruit and vegetables, thanks to a generous donation from a local company as they recently purchased a number of raised beds as part of its ongoing efforts to go “green”. British Sugar in Bury generously donated and transported 10 tonnes of topsoil.

Students had the chance to meet former Ipswich Town midfielder Matt Holland when he came to their school to open a new all-weather sports pitch.

He made the special visit to St Benedict’s Catholic School in Bury St Edmunds on Friday, where he chatted to students and signed autographs.

Experts were on hand to give out some lifesaving advice as part of an ongoing campaign as the East of England Co-operative Society provided funding to install 100 defibrillators at locations across the region as part of its Every Minute Counts initiative.

Five women are to cycle 50km to raise money for charity in memory of a soldier who was killed in action three years ago while he was serving in Afghanistan.

A cast of 150 all-singing all-dancing performers from Stagecoach schools took to the stage of The Apex in Bury St Edmunds to entertain with popular scenes from the West End.

Bentwaters Cold War Museum, at the former USAF base at Bentwaters airfield, in Rendlesham, near Woodbridge, will welcome visitors for the first time this year on Sunday and Monday with a variety of new exhibitions – including fighter jets and alien trails – as their attraction opens its doors for the new season.

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