Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 5°C

Search

Gallery: Trimely carnival blessed with sun and fun for its first two-day event

PUBLISHED: 16:23 12 July 2014 | UPDATED: 16:23 12 July 2014

Trimley Carnival 
8th Felixstowe Scouts

Trimley Carnival 8th Felixstowe Scouts

The sun eventually broke through the clouds for the Trimley carnival today – and the weather looks good for tomorrow as well.

The annual event has been run over two days for the first time this year and has plenty of entertainment for all ages.

Chairman of the carnival committee Sharon Iannuzzi said she was pleased with how the event was going.

“My new committee took over last year and had we not taken over the running of the carnival it would have folded last year,” she said.

“We were so pleased with how it went last year we thought we’d try two days.

“Last year we raised £2,500 and this year it would be nice to reach £3,000.”

The money raised helps fund the carnival and also goes to local good causes.

Among the attractions this year are a variety of craft and charity stalls, fairground attractions, bouncy castles and a barbeque.

And on Sunday there is also an It’s a Knockout style event for teams, with the course then opened up for the public in the afternoon.

The event, which had the theme of Countries of the World Cup, began today with a procession from Faulkeners Way to the Trimley Sports and Social Club.

Taxpayers forked out more than £1million on cars for Suffolk council workers this year, latest figures show.

Health chiefs have spent a “substantial” amount of cash refurbishing a building once owned by a crisis-hit Suffolk nursing home in a bid to give it a fresh start.

Community groups and good causes across Suffolk and north Essex have just one week left to apply for a share of a £60,000 pot from Comic Relief.

The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art at Palace House in Newmarket has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award just five months after it was opened officially by The Queen.

A Suffolk woman has set herself the challenge of completing 30 physical feats before her 30th birthday to raise money for charity in memory of her mum.

Suffolk and Norfolk have lost a quarter of all mental health beds in four years - faster than the national average.

Suffolk Beaver Scouts in Ipswich help raise some sweet money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice using empty Smartie tubes.

An independent ambulance service used in the region has suspended offering urgent care after it was hit with a long list of issues by health inspectors, including finding bodily fluids on equipment.

As villagers in the Suffolk birthplace of John Constable consider defecting to Essex to fight 144 houses, they have been warned the grass may not be greener.

The niece of a 67-year-old man who died from severe burns after setting himself on fire in Suffolk has described him as a “loving person” who struggled to cope with a change in his benefits.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24