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Gallery: Christmas celebrations in Suffolk

15:52 07 December 2012

Father Christmas arrives at his winter wonderland grotto at Denny Bros in Bury.

Father Christmas arrives at his winter wonderland grotto at Denny Bros in Bury.


COMMUNITIES in each of the four corners of Suffolk have been welcoming the festive season.

A whole host of festivities have been taking place across the county in the past few weeks, celebrating this magical time of year.

Christmas light switch-ons have been taking place in towns across the county, the Coca Cola truck has visited Ipswich and Lowestoft and Christmas fairs and markets have been appearing across the county spreading Christmas cheer.

Here we have captured the magic of Christmas in Suffolk.

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Half term is nearly over and you have exhausted your usual list of family activities - arts and crafts, cinema trip and a day out at the park.

Perhaps it was fitting that The Four Tops and The Temptations were performing at the O2 in London on the same night as the Magic of Motown at the Ipswich Regent on. It certainly seemed to notch up the nostalgia factor.

Raising the aspirations of women and girls and filling them with the confidence to follow their dreams – that is purpose of a new community interest company that has been set-up in Ipswich.

Take a look at some of the most valuable homes sold in Suffolk in August.

Portman Road stadium may be home to Ipswich Town football club, but here is a look at some of the other sports played there as we reach the letter P in our Ipswich A-Z.

A project to find safe and friendly homes for vulnerable young people is being launched in Suffolk – after changing lives north of the border.

Motorists are being warned that highways engineers will be surveying the road surface of the A14 in Suffolk next week.

Campaigners are today making a toast to community spirit and tasting a hard-earned sip of success as their dream of saving a village pub becomes a reality.

Fright night fun comes to Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Lowestoft this weekend as we celebrate Halloween - with the actual scare-fest taking place on Monday, October 31.

A D-Day veteran from Ipswich has been treated to a celebration lunch with the mayor after being awarded a French Legion of Honour medal for his role in the Normandy landings.

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