Gallery: Indian summer fun and an army of performing Cats some of the photos that made the headlines this week

The Co-op Juniors Theatre Company's production of Cats

The Co-op Juniors Theatre Company's production of Cats - Credit: Archant

As the hot weather continues we look back at the photos behind this week’s news.

The Indian Summer Mela took place in Christchurch Park last weekend with a variety of attractions showcasing the country’s rich culture with Indian dance, food, religion and clothing.

While the Co-op Juniors staged an ambitious, large-scale production of Cats boasting a cast of 36 and a live orchestra of 14, at the New Wolsey Theatre.

International polo returned to Suffolk for the second consecutive year. Up to 6,000 people flocked through the gates at Trinity Park for the event.

Hundreds of people pulled on their walking boots and braved the heat to make strides for charity as the 37th Orwell Walk, took place and was boosted with the first-ever Orwell Ride.

Firefighters tackled a blaze which engulfed a lorry containing 25 tonnes of straw. Three fire crews spent nearly three hours trying to bring the blaze under control after being called out to a field in Higham.

HRH The Duke of York visited the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook and was welcomed by more than 2,000 pupils, parents and guests at the Tercentenary Speech Day and Divisions.

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Sixty-five people took part in a bike ride to support a fundraising campaign launched following the death of a popular midwife.

Pupils at Bacton Community Middle School competed in a Battle of the Bands competition.

Glorious sunshine blazed down on thousands of people enjoying the annual Lark in the Park fun day.

Family and friends flocked to see The Goblin Next Door, featuring pupils from Queen’s House, the pre-preparatory department of Woodbridge School.