Gallery: Baby owls, competition winners and a treasure hunt - the pictures behind the headlines

Stonham Barns baby owls visiting the Owl Nursery at Freeman Community Primary School, Stowupland

Stonham Barns baby owls visiting the Owl Nursery at Freeman Community Primary School, Stowupland - Credit: Archant

AS another week passes we look back at some of our best photos of the past seven days.

Griff Rhys Jones and invited guests took a trip back in time on a 160-year-old barge which started transporting passengers down the River Stour at the weekend.

A demonstration of traditional bread-making took place at Woodbridge’s Tide Mill while the sails of a windmill in Bardwell, near Bury St Edmunds, which sustained devastating damage during the great storm of 1987, started turning again.

Thousands of people flocked to the ninth Big Day Out held at the Otley College campus of Easton and Otley College.

Visitors enjoyed attractions including a treasure hunt, tractor rides and a dog show as well as around 50 trade stands and a host of food outlets.

Every aspect of country life was on display at the 125th South Suffolk Show. The changeable weather failed to deter the 12,000-strong crowd from attending the popular annual event held at Ampton racecourse near Bury St Edmunds.

Dancers from the Lait Dance Club, based in, Ipswich, competed in the ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) East Anglian Area Disco Freestyle Medallist Competition in Sudbury and twirled their way to triumph winning the regional competition.

Most Read

Baby owls from Stonham Barns visited the aptly-named Owl Nursery at Freeman Community Primary School in Stowupland.

A Hawker Hunter plane has just received the final touches of a painstaking three-year renovation project by the Wattisham Station Heritage Museum and ex Hunter pilot Air Commodore Roger Topp celebrated his 90th birthday in style by seeing the finished article.

Angel, the five-year-old duck, was found by the Rednall family deserted by his mother and alone. He is no ordinary bird – in fact he apparently thinks he is a dog.

Fifteen members of Bike Active cycled from Orwell Bridge to Tower Bridge in aid of a disabled bike group which helps disabled people improve their fitness at Alton Water.

Generous shoppers have been piling trolleys high with groceries for a food bank’s awareness day. People going into the Asda supermarket in Stowmarket were given a shopping list of all the items needed for the town’s food bank.

Which was your favourite photo of the week?