Gallery: A marathon of fundraising events and a canine internet sensation are just some of the pictures behind the headlines this week

EACH Ride for Life 2013 event. Bike rides and walks are taking place at Santon Downham, Thetford For

EACH Ride for Life 2013 event. Bike rides and walks are taking place at Santon Downham, Thetford Forest. This year EACH is celebrating 20 years of Ride for Life. Pictured are Evie and Daniel May - Credit: Archant

Our weekly look back at the stories that made the news.

Hundreds of fundraisers, proudly wearing their Midnight Walk t-shirts, descended on to the streets of Ipswich last weekend to show their support for St Elizabeth Hospice.

In Woodbridge, hundreds runners swept through town to compete in the town’s popular road race. More than 700 runners gathered to take part in the 10k as cheering spectators lined the streets.

Despite slightly overcast weather, around 12,500 people headed to Holbecks Park for the 174th Hadleigh show.

The Debenham 1st Fun Run saw almost 150 people take part in the 10km, 5km and 1km courses and made hundreds of pounds for a village’s swimming pool project.

Generations old and young came out in force to help the 20th Ride for Life in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) achieve one of its biggest ever turnouts.

Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s Foxburrow Farm, in Melton, near Woodbridge, recently held its May Fair and families were out in force to enjoy a day of traditional countryside pursuits.

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The Suffolk Monochrome Group has been showcasing its work at Wingfield Barns, near Diss. The subject matter is varied and includes landscapes, portraiture, abstract as well as images of other genres.

The funeral of Frank Forrest, known as Frankie, took place at Seven Hills Crematorium and a cavalcade of motorcycles joined the funeral procession.

Blu the Husky cross became an internet sensation when his owners reached out for help to get him on to a ground-breaking vets’ trial.

The adorable four-year-old has epilepsy, a condition common among dogs.

Youngsters with a steady hand and a sure fire aim impressed at a UK wide contest as Scouts, Explorers and adults from 1st Grundisburgh, 1st Kesgrave and Fynn Valley Explorer Unit competed at the 8th National Scout Archery Competition.

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