Gallery: Christmas is in the air- the week in pictures

The festivities get underway as the Bury Christmas Fayre is officially opened.

The festivities get underway as the Bury Christmas Fayre is officially opened. - Credit: Archant

Our weekly look at the photos that made the headlines this week.

The Bury St Edmunds Christmas fair got underway on Friday, with stalls selling traditional decorations and gifts and street entertainers bringing a festive cheer to the town.

Pupils from Brandeston Hall performed Smike at Framlingham College theatre, while those from Combs Ford are helping collect donations for the Stowmarket Food Bank this Christmas.

Sculptor John Doubleday from Great Totham gave us a sneak preview of his statue of a First World War soldier.

The great and good gathered for the Stars of Suffolk awards last Friday, including heroic firefighter Jim Golder.

Runners took to the streets of Southwold for the annual Adnams 10k race.

In Woodbridge, a vintage tea party was held for the Papworth Trust.

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The mother of 11-year-old William Barnes, who was injured in a near-fatal crash outside his home in Easton in September, has thanked everyone who has played a part in his amazing recovery.

Children at Cedars Primary celebrated after raising £12,000 for a new play area.

On the A12, a boat was left marooned on the grass verge following an accident.