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Gallery: Workers don their PJs in aid of Children in Need

PUBLISHED: 15:21 16 November 2012 | UPDATED: 10:03 19 November 2012

Staff at Ipswich Building Society, Tower Ramparts dressed in the onsies for children in need. Left to right, are, Lester Blake, Alice Davis, Samantha Moore and Gail Miller.

Staff at Ipswich Building Society, Tower Ramparts dressed in the onsies for children in need. Left to right, are, Lester Blake, Alice Davis, Samantha Moore and Gail Miller.

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ACROSS the region fundraisers are showing their spots and collecting cash for Children in Need ahead of tonight’s TV marathon.

Visitors to King Edward IV School in Bury St Edmunds could be forgiven for thinking they had arrived at Hogwarts because staff and pupils are dressed as their favourite characters from the Harry Potter series.

While staff at Ipswich Building Society left their uniforms at home and instead turned up in their PJs this morning. They have been collecting donations from customers throughout the day to add to the national total.

EDF energy are supporting the cause and pupils at Horringer Court Middle School made a donation to take part in a series of African-themed activities, with proceeds going to the worthy cause.

What are you doing to support the cause? Don’t forget to send your news and photos, or a video of your antics, to suffolk.iwitness24.co.uk

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Women from Suffolk have described how their lives were rocked by “unfair” changes to pension laws.

A new road, which ran almost £5m over budget, faces fresh controversy after it emerged a council employee involved in the project also completed work for the road’s developers through his private company.

Two high-end cycles – worth £10,000 in total – were stolen after burglars broke into a garage in Elmsett, near Hadleigh.

Refugee and asylum seeking women living in Suffolk say getting to grips with the English language is one of the biggest challenges they face.

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

A century ago, in December 1917, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, one of the most famous residents of Aldeburgh, died, writes Dr Lucy Harvard.

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

A three-vehicle crash in Kesgrave this afternoon caused a road to be blocked for more than two hours.

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