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The final harvest and early sunsets feature in this week’s Suffolk iWitness challenge

PUBLISHED: 09:21 09 September 2017 | UPDATED: 09:21 09 September 2017

Last field of the harvest. Picture: PETER CUTTS

Last field of the harvest. Picture: PETER CUTTS

PETER-CUTTS

We asked our Suffolk iWitness members to take capture the final week of the summer holidays.

Covehithe church at harvesting time. Picture: ROBERT MCKENNA Covehithe church at harvesting time. Picture: ROBERT MCKENNA

This week’s iWitness challenge was a chance for our iWitness members to capture the final week of the summer holidays before the children went back to school, as the nights become longer and the final harvests are taken from the fields.

Sunset at Needham Lakes. Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS Sunset at Needham Lakes. Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

Members sent in pictures of anything and everything that show the summer end, from earlier sunsets at Needham Lakes to beautiful heather adding a splash of autumnal colour.

Runner bean flowers being pollinated by a bee in my Boxford garden. Picture: DAVID LAMMING Runner bean flowers being pollinated by a bee in my Boxford garden. Picture: DAVID LAMMING

This week’s winner comes from Peter Cutts, who captured a brilliant picture of a final field of harvest with a backdrop of a stunning sunset.

Beads of dew on the cobwebs. Picture: PAMELA BIDWELL Beads of dew on the cobwebs. Picture: PAMELA BIDWELL

Next week’s iWitness weekly challenge theme is imperfections.

Beautiful heather adding a splash of colour on an early autumn day. Picture: KAREN DUTTON Beautiful heather adding a splash of colour on an early autumn day. Picture: KAREN DUTTON

We want our members to look for forgotten places, items that are rusty or broken and old cars or boats that we love despite their imperfections.

Blackberries and sloes - a sure sign summer is at and end. Picture: SIMON PAGE Blackberries and sloes - a sure sign summer is at and end. Picture: SIMON PAGE

To take part, become a Suffolk iWitness member – and you could see your pictures online or in one of our newspapers.

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