Gallery: The pictures behind the headlines - playful Staffie and a visit from the PM

Normski the Gnome's adventures in Ipswich.

Normski the Gnome's adventures in Ipswich. - Credit: Archant

IN our weekly feature, we look back at the photos that made the headlines.

Playful Staffordshire bull terrier, Lottie, is fit and healthy once again thanks to the care and attention she has received since her rescue by the RSPCA team in Suffolk who are now desperate to find her a permanent home so she can start a new life.

The second annual Hounds for Heroes dog walk took place in Witnesham with six owners and their dogs battling through snow and icy winds.

Ten members of the DW Fitness club, led by fitness instructor Ernie Ross, tackled the Tough Guy challenge and came out victorious.

Prime Minister David Cameron, was in the town to deliver a key speech on immigration at University Campus Suffolk.

After several visits to the vets, miracle pooch Reggie, who accidentally wolfed down a chicken kebab causing the stick to pierce his stomach, liver and heart sac, has made a full recovery.

Bryan and Stella Jennings who met during the Second World War have marked 65 years of marriage with a family party.

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Students from Nacton Primary School in Ipswich travelled to Orwell Park School for a tour of its observatory.

Felixstowe Academy students turned William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream into a musical and created a vibrant and exciting interpretation of the work.

Normski the gnome, part of a reminiscence project at Park View Care Home has been travelling around the town and has even taken tea with the mayor.

A daring team from Genesis Orwell Mencap will be jumping 13,000ft from a plane to fundraise for a new minibus for the charity which supports people with disabilities.