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Suffolk Day - This is why we love our county

PUBLISHED: 15:28 21 June 2018 | UPDATED: 08:46 22 June 2018

Hollingsworth Butchers, David Innes and  James Welham prepare to sell Suffolk Sausages

Hollingsworth Butchers, David Innes and James Welham prepare to sell Suffolk Sausages

We have a lot to be proud of around our glorious county and today we are celebrating that fact with Suffolk Day.

Ales brewed in Suffolk, available on Suffolk Day in the Butt and Oyster at Pin Mill. Picture: MICK WEBBAles brewed in Suffolk, available on Suffolk Day in the Butt and Oyster at Pin Mill. Picture: MICK WEBB

Our community of iwitness photographers have been out to the far flung corners of Suffolk to capture some of our most picturesque landscapes, historic landmarks and iconic scenes.

The iconic bridge over the River Orwell. Picture: MICK WEBBThe iconic bridge over the River Orwell. Picture: MICK WEBB

Meanwhile, other readers have been sharing their Suffolk Day celebrations.

The iconic home of Ipswich Town Football Club. Picture: MICK WEBBThe iconic home of Ipswich Town Football Club. Picture: MICK WEBB

The annual event is designed to highlight all the things that are great about our county from our diverse cultures and heritage to the delicious assortment of locally-grown and locally-produced food and drink on offer.

The Bobby Robson Bridge. Picture: MICK WEBBThe Bobby Robson Bridge. Picture: MICK WEBB

What makes you proud to be from Suffolk? Is it the county’s links with the world of horse racing thanks to the gallops at Newmarket? Or perhaps you are an ambassador for Adnams ales, Aspall cider or Greene King beer?

Scenes around Melton. Picture: LINDA BOHEAScenes around Melton. Picture: LINDA BOHEA

Where is your favourite spot on a sunny day? Aldeburgh or Southwold beach? Felixstowe pier? Or do you prefer the Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds?

Views around Aldeburgh. Picture: ANDREW MUTIMERViews around Aldeburgh. Picture: ANDREW MUTIMER

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A busy road near Ipswich is to be closed in an emergency for the best part of a day so that a lamppost can be replaced.

TV naturalist Chris Packham has called on energy bosses to “work harder” to avoid building a massive substation in a “beautiful” Suffolk habitat.

Hundreds of US air force staff from RAF Mildenhall and their families are moving to Gloucestershire as the Suffolk base prepares for closure.

A main road into Ipswich has been ranked in the top 10 ‘riskiest roads’ in the east of England by a road safety charity.

Firefighters have saved a historic thatched cottage tonight after a serious fire started in the chimney of the house.

A drug dealing hotspot is to be targeted with increased police patrols after residents said they were scared to go out.

Plenty of sunshine is on the cards this weekend, but it will be feeling colder with ground frost appearing.

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