Gallery: The pictures that made the headlines

The launch of the "Plastics - know your place!" campaign at the town hall in Ipswich

The launch of the "Plastics - know your place!" campaign at the town hall in Ipswich - Credit: Archant

AS we look back at the images that made the headlines this week we have celebrity visitors and a musical winner.

Actor and comedian Griff Rhys Jones visited a Suffolk school this week to open its new £1.3million pre-prep school building.

The TV personality toured Orwell Park School, at Nacton, with staff before unveiling the state-of-the-art facility while Sir Geoff Hurst visited Framlingham Town FC to promote the nomination period of the 2013 FA and McDonald’s Community Awards.

A super yacht, worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, took about six hours to make the 56-mile journey from Wroxham in Norfolk to a marina in Wherstead, near Ipswich.

Youngsters and staff at The Snakes and Ladders Science Discovery centre in Ipswich have been getting stuck into making messy fake blood in practice for an experiment-packed Science and Engineering Week.

Springfield Junior School pupil Christopher Allen put on a brave face as he sacrificed his flowing locks by getting his head shaved in aid of Comic Relief as youngsters at Felixstowe Academy took part in a variety of fun activities for the cause.

To celebrate the progress being made at the new £16 million Ipswich Academy site, staff and pupils welcomed visitors to its topping out ceremony.

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A new shop run by the charity which helps to support the Museum of East Anglian Life has been launched in Stowmarket.

Around 40 entrepreneurs selling everything from hand-decorated shoes to home-baked cakes converged on Hadleigh Guildhall complex at the spring food and craft fair which was organised by volunteers from Hadleigh Town Forum.

The Suffolk Waste Partnership has adopted a 1950s theme to communicate a modern day message in a bid to reduce confusion about recycling plastics.

Four-year-old Charlie Middleton, from Stowmarket, who receives care at the Treehouse hospice in Ipswich, helped launch The East Coast Mini Run with members of the East Coast Mini Club.

Max French, a student from Holbrook Academy won a new amp as part of a scheme to encourage more young people to consider careers in the music industry.

While Ipswich Mayor Mary Blake and her Consort John Duffy welcomed Day One Training, the individuals from local pubs and shops that sell alcohol along with members of the Suffolk Constabulary to receive a certificate for completing training in responsible alcohol retailing in the Mayor’s Parlour.

And dance students from UCS teamed up with Ipswich High School to launch a film project as part of their degree course.

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