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Gallery: The week in pictures

17:43 02 November 2012

Will Kenning, Dame for the New Wolsey

Will Kenning, Dame for the New Wolsey's Rock and Roll Panto whith a lovely pair of melons from Ipswich Market - Pictured with John Meadows

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HALLOWEEN fever swept Ipswich and Felixstowe this week with witches, ghostly figures and vampires all featuring in the Star.

Pumpkin carving has been espeically popular this year and we featured a photo of little Izzy Hawkes with her giant pumpkin, and also photographed members of the Ipswich Allotment Holder’s Association measuring their prized vegetables.

There was sadness too as thieves stole money raised in memory of brave tot Jaymie-Leigh Ring.

But the story that dominated the headlines was Ipswich Town’s loss against Sheffield Wednesday last weekend and the appoitnment of new manager Mick McCarthy.

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Gusford Primary School, Ipswich

Pupils who were evacuated this morning after a caller made a bomb threat have safely returned to their school grounds.

Abbie Howard, who died this month after suffering from cystic fibrosis.

A young Ipswich woman could have had a second chance at life if more people were willing to sign up as organ donors, her friends have said.

Ipswich Crown Court.

An Ipswich man with “an entrenched and disturbing interest” in sexually abusing females has been jailed for 12 years.

Fiona Cairns, director at Suffolk Preservation Society

A charity which aims to protect and enhance Suffolk’s landscape and iconic buildings wants to join forces with town and parish councils to help them fight against ‘inappropriate’ developments.

File picture of Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service at work.

Firefighters rescued a woman from a house fire in Ipswich during the early hours of the morning.

Watch the new equestrian challenge

There are just days to go until the gates open for the 2016 Suffolk Show, and with an action packed programme set to please visitors, organisers have shared their top 10 new things to enjoy at this year’s show:

St Mary's pre-school celebrates outstanding Ofsted rating with tea party for pupils, staff and families.

Celebrations were had at St Mary’s Pre-School in Ipswich yesterday as it marked its second outstanding Ofsted rating in a row.

A rise in the older population could put strains on health services. Getty Images/iStockphoto

New estimates predicting a steep rise in the region’s older population have prompted fears for the future of health services.

Some of the PhotoEast exhibition on the Ipswich Waterfront

Celebrations were enjoyed on Ipswich waterfront as the inaugural PhotoEast Festival was officially launched.

Stock image of the A14 near Bury St Edmunds.

One lane is blocked on the A14 westbound at Thurston due to a broken down van.

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