Gallery: Classic cars, Big Society awards and one brownie’s quest - the pictures that made the headlines

Both The Ipswich Half Marathon and fun run were started by Colin Jackson

Both The Ipswich Half Marathon and fun run were started by Colin Jackson

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Clacton Classic Car Club welcomed 270 motors to Parish Fields for a nostalgic celebration of all things automotive.

St John Ambulance volunteers were on hand at the Buttermarket in Ipswich on Friday to raise awareness of the importance of first aid.

The Ipswich Half Marathon plus a fun run – sponsored by chartered accountants and business advisors Larking Gowen, and organised by Ipswich Borough Council and Ipswich JAFFA running club – provided some great racing and an excellent spectacle for the town.

The British Paraorchestra, which opens this year’s Ipswich School Festival of Music tonight, has been honoured by Prime Minister David Cameron.


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Shooting to fame after performing at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Paralympics, it is the latest winner of a Big Society Award.

Pupils at Birchwood Primary School in Martlesham Heath can now begin cooking up their own culinary masterpieces after they officially unveiled their new cooking room.

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Around 18 months ago Olivia Coe, member of the 1st Ixworth Brownie pack near Bury St Edmunds, embarked on a quest to gain as many activity badges as possible – and she has just completed the 57th and final one.

More than 30 organisations packed into the sixth form centre at Suffolk One, in Scrivener Drive, Ipswich, to welcome a record number of students to the college and Louise Jukes, who played for the Team GB handball team at the London 2012 Olympic Games, was at the college promoting handball classes.

The Felixstowe Whitecollar Boxing Club, which caters for children, women and men, has been thriving since it was launched and now has premises in the former car showroom at the Co-op garage in High Road West, where it has its ring set up permanently.

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