Gallery: Another royal visitor and touch down for Pegasus are just some of the stories that made the headlines this week

Angler Sharon Rudd caught a shark off the coast of Felixstowe

Angler Sharon Rudd caught a shark off the coast of Felixstowe - Credit: Archant

In our weekly feature, we look back at the photos that made the headlines.

Pirates on the Prom saw more than 70 landlubbers dress as seafaring scoundrels and walk a mile along the beach in the name of charity.

Sharon Rudd of Falmouth Close, Kesgrave snared a 10lb 2oz Smooth Hound shark while fishing off Felixstowe.

Music lovers enjoyed the sunshine and the sounds of Orford’s annual Jazz at The Pavilion concert.

The Hands on Heritage family activity day was held at Tunstall forest’s educational site as part of the Festival of British Archaeology 2013.


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A two-metre high steel sculpture by Suffolk artists Paul and Catherine Richardson of Pegasus, the mythical flying horse, famed for circling the globe, touched down in Ravenswood, Ipswich.

An RAF helicopter was passing over Debenham and had to make an emergency landing in a field when it struck a pigeon.

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The Ipswich and District branch of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB) donated £1,700 to six-year-old Gracie Forster-Goddard, who has cerebral palsy.

A group of young carers who all care for sick or disabled parents or family members have been expressing their feelings through music at a Rock School in Ipswich.

A team of more than 30 runners from the Stowmarket Striders club raced around the Olympic Park to celebrate the first anniversary of last year’s triumphant Games.

The Duke of Kent officially opened the recently completed Applegate Mews in Great Cornard’s Poplar Road and talked to families who have moved into the complex.

Rosedale Funeral Home, which has branches in Halesworth, Bungay and Beccles, acquired 200 bears to give extra support to youngsters who have lost a loved one.

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