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Five of the best Suffolk tweets this week

PUBLISHED: 18:00 19 August 2018

Have we included your tweet? Picture: JULIE KEMP

Have we included your tweet? Picture: JULIE KEMP


From cute hedgehogs to a funny street name - have we included your tweet?

The cutest tweet of the week goes to Poppy’s Crêche Hedgehog Rescue & Rehabiltation in Stowmarket.

They tweeted an adorable picture of one of their rescue hedgehogs enjoying a snooze.

This sparked a reaction of 84 retweets, 362 likes and 18 comments.

Twitter user Pauline Daniels posted a stunning picture of a Suffolk sunset on her timeline.

It shows the sky illuminating with beautiful shades of orange, red, purple and grey.

This tweet was shared 15 times, gained 142 likes, and 10 comments.

A rare 1909 Pattern Greatcoat was bought by a Suffolk man this week and attracted a reaction on Twitter.

Buyer of the coat, Twitter user Taff Gillingham, took to the social media platform to express how chuffed he was to get his hands on this item which the Suffolk Regiment Museum sold in 1995. He had been trying to buy it ever since.

This unique piece got 12 retweets, 109 likes and 18 comments.

Impressive drone footage of Southwold Pier caught our attention this week.

The footage was taken by the DroneAndOut Twitter account and scales the length of the pier with blue skies in the background and calm waves.

This resulted in seven users retweeting it and 16 liking it.

And finally a tweet that made us chuckle, this post didn’t get a big reaction but it still put a smile on our faces.

Twitter account Suffolksnaps took a picture of a road sign named ‘Cake Street’ and quoted it with “Sometimes Suffolk is too good to be true..”

You can find Cake Street in Woodbridge but sadly it isn’t a street of cakes.

If you want a chance to feature in next weeks round up make sure you use the word Suffolk somewhere in your tweet or as a hashtag.

A woman has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the Dock Gate Roundabout in Felixstowe.

Rail services between Ipswich and Felixstowe are being reinstated after “slippery rails” left lines between the two towns blocked.

The big event may be more than nine months away - but councils and transport companies are making big plans for Ed Sheeran’s concerts in Ipswich next August Bank Holiday.

Suffolk and Essex are to received more than £20m extra from the government to maintain their local road network next year.

A woman who killed an 80-year-old great-grandmother in a head-on car crash has been ordered to carry out unpaid work.

Gina Long MBE quizzes Lord Iveagh on his love for East Anglia.

Two Essex escort workers were kept under guard in their living room after a gang of men armed with stun guns burst into their flat, it has been alleged.

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