Gallery: A mini adventure and a blazing car - the photos that made the headlines this week

The mini at The East Anglian Mini Centre in Ipswich which is set to star in a BBC documentary later

The mini at The East Anglian Mini Centre in Ipswich which is set to star in a BBC documentary later in the year. L-R: Nik Sparrow, Kim Archer, Gary Wing, Ted Sparrow. - Credit: Archant

EACH week we look back at the photos that made the headlines.

Ted Sparrow, who runs the East Anglian Mini Centre in Hadleigh Road is set to star on the small screen as his business is to be filmed for a new BBC show.

The organisers of this year’s Framlingham Country Show and Suffolk Food, Drink and Music Festival celebrated a successful two-day event as families flocked to the extravaganza last weekend.

Jef Titmarsh, is taking on the challenge of the London Marathon tomorrow to raise funds for Cancer Campaign in Suffolk and he has already passed his initial fundraising target of £700.

While Richard ‘Dick’ Jones and Jenny Bennett, grew up in Stowmarket, but their paths did not cross until they were in their 60s. Now, both aged 68, they are preparing to tie the knot.

Brian Ralph, a drama lecturer who has taken nearly 1,000 students to Ipswich’s twin town of Arras to put on performances has been recognised for his dedication and presented with The Gold Medal of Arras for his work over the last 20 years.

Firefighters tackled a raging car fire on the A14 last weekend. Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service sent two crews to the westbound carriageway just before the Whitehouse junction on the A14.

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Students at Otley College as they completed their Prince’s Trust programme and celebrated with the help of Britain’s Got Talent singer-songwriter Sam Kelly.

The Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, the Rt Rev Nigel Stock, led a thanksgiving service at the Grade II St Mary the Virgin at Bawdsey in thanks for receiving more than £85,000 in funding for major repairs.

The Princess Royal paid the town’s university a visit to thank volunteers who have dedicated their spare time to helping others.

And Hundreds of people enjoyed a day filled with music, drama, art and history to mark this year’s Bangladeshi Independence Day.