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Five bank holiday stories you might have missed - including a couple’s ‘fairytale’ movie wedding and Sunday’s Ipswich Bubblerush

PUBLISHED: 06:45 27 August 2018 | UPDATED: 07:40 27 August 2018

Sunday marked the third time St Elizabeth Hospice has brought Bubble Rush to the Ipswich town centre park and the passion for bubbles shows no signs of stopping Picture: ST ELIZABETH HOSPICE

Sunday marked the third time St Elizabeth Hospice has brought Bubble Rush to the Ipswich town centre park and the passion for bubbles shows no signs of stopping Picture: ST ELIZABETH HOSPICE

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From a movie-loving couple’s ‘fairytale’ wedding to Sunday’s fun-filled Bubblerush in Ipswich - here are five stories you may have missed this bank holiday weekend.

1. Just over 500 foam-covered fundraisers dashed across Christchurch Park in Ipswich in the rain on Sunday to pledge their support for St Elizabeth Hospice.



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The massive contribution made by the Windrush generation to British society was celebrated in Ipswich on Sunday.

3. Officials at an historic church in Ipswich are considering closing it during the day following the latest theft.

4. A couple who are mad about movies are ‘living the fairytale’ as they become the first people to tie the knot at their Suffolk cinema.

5. It may have been a bit cold and damp but people came in their wet weather gear along with their umbrellas and flocked to the annual Food and Drink Festival, in Bury St Edmunds.

A three-car collision between the Copdock roundabout and Wherstead caused three miles of traffic jams on the A14, just outside Ipswich.

It is a new concept in dental care and it is being introduced at Suffolk dental surgeries.

Two Kesgrave High School students have been accepted onto a prestigious national engineering scholarship after taking part in a rigorous application process.

They were a mainstay of 1950s and 60s Britain who, in the days before 24-hour convenience stores and online shopping, provided an unrivalled doorstep service.

More people have been seriously hurt on Suffolk roads over the last 12 months 
than in each of the five previous years, according to government figures.

The Citizens Advice network in Suffolk says it is “dismayed” by council proposals to end its funding support across the county.

A farm in Essex is using their animals and practices therapeutically, helping those with dementia and learning disabilities to make a difference in their community.

Staff, students and businesses from across the region have begun their fundraising for Children in Need which takes place today.

A programme to turn around Suffolk’s special education needs (SEN) provision has been outlined – with an “innovative” pilot set to spearhead the measures.

The new-look Cornhill will host thousands of people next week for the Ipswich Town Hall Christmas lights switch on.

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