Gallery: A packed Suffolk Show, vintage war planes and an educational boat trip are some of the stories that made the headlines
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Once again we look back at the stories from this week.
Tens of thousands of people turned out for the Suffolk Show – taking advantage of a host of events to keep them entertained from Shetland Pony raising to stunt shows and animal exhibitions.
MEanwhile, hundreds of people flocked to Mildenhall, Halesworth, Leiston and Martlesham RAF bases to witness the first-ever display by the specially-formed Eagle Squadron of four vintage warplanes.
A 15-strong team from Thomas Wolsey School in Defoe Road, are preparing to take on the Great East Swim at Alton Water in June, with the aim of raising £5,000 for the outdoor space.
Schoolchildren enjoyed a day with a difference with a visit from a Viking as Jorun Njarlsdottir, better known as Domini Walton of the Viking Re-enactment Society, spent the day with students at Orwell Park School in Nacton.
Courage and sacrifice were remembered as a flotilla of the heroic Little Ships arrived in Suffolk to mark the 73rd anniversary of the evacuation of Dunkirk.
Prizes were presented to inspiring individuals at an awards event held at University Campus Suffolk.
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The village of Bawdsey, near Woodbridge, held its fete and dog show and the bright, sunny weather at the weekend ensured there was a good turnout for the event.
Pupils enjoyed an educational cruise around the River Orwell, learning about erosion and looking out for wildlife.
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