Gallery: Sassy witches and flag-flying Scouts - the pictures that made the headlines

SPELLING IT OUT: (L-r) Witches Alexandra (Lesley Rawlinson), Jane (Amanda Langley) and Sukie (Sian N

SPELLING IT OUT: (L-r) Witches Alexandra (Lesley Rawlinson), Jane (Amanda Langley) and Sukie (Sian Naylor) in Ipswich Operatic and Dramatic Society's production of Witches of Eastwick - Credit: Lucy Taylor

EACH week we look back at some of our brightest photos of the past seven days.

Patriotic Beavers, Cubs and Scouts congregated in Ipswich and Felixstowe to take part in their annual St George’s Day parades.

Hundreds of bikers enjoyed the spring sunshine to raise more than £2,000 for charity as the sixth annual Friends United Motorcycle Club (FUMCC) show was staged at the Bell Inn in Kesgrave in aid of the National Association of Bikers with Disabilities and the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

The Fight for the Cause event took place in Kesgrave, transforming a community centre into a Madison Square Gardens-inspired ring. A staggering £10,000 was raised in one night for Mason’s Magic.

Simon Hodding, and sons Mathew and Andrew, embarked on their Ipswich to Istanbul challenge, dubbed Herald for Heroes. They are travelling 4,500 miles across Europe – to Turkey and back.

Nine community stalwarts were presented with British Empire Medals for their good work over many decades.

A barn owl called Gizmo is providing an exclusive wedding service across Suffolk – by delivering wedding rings to brides and grooms.

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Actor and comedian Griff Rhys Jones was on hand to cut the red ribbon and officially open Stutton Primary School’s, new library.

Visitors were treated to a different type of duck race in Debenham. Instead of plastic quackers taking to the river, they were sent skyward in a giant catapult.

Glorious sunshine bathed the county as the mercury soared to 20C this week – the same temperature enjoyed in parts of the Mediterranean.

Bumble Bee, the basset hound is taking new-found fame in her stride – happier at home with her doting owner following pioneering surgery on her foot and leg.

And IODS took to the stage at the Regent Theatre, Ipswich with their version of the Witches of Eastwick.

What was your favourite photo of the week?