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Go Ape closes and attractions cancelled over Storm Dennis threat

PUBLISHED: 12:58 15 February 2020 | UPDATED: 14:36 15 February 2020

The Spectacle of Light at Haughley Park has been cancelled this weekend Picture: Neil Didsbury

The Spectacle of Light at Haughley Park has been cancelled this weekend Picture: Neil Didsbury

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Parks and landmarks across Suffolk are set to close yet again this weekend as Storm Dennis moves in.

Walkers along the promenade at Felixstowe as Storm Dennis picked up Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNWalkers along the promenade at Felixstowe as Storm Dennis picked up Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Last weekend high winds from Storm Ciara put pay to many people's plans and this weekend looks to be similar as Storm Dennis has already forced a number of closures.

Among the events cancelled are:

- Ipswich Town will not be hosting their fanzone due to concerns about the impact of wind on planned events

Storm Dennis is set to cancel a number of evets this weekend  Picture: CHARLOTTE BONDStorm Dennis is set to cancel a number of evets this weekend Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

- The Run for A Rose event which was due to take place on Sunday has been cancelled

Writing on the event's Facebook page the organisers said: "We are so sorry to announce that Sunday's Run for A Rose has been cancelled

"Due to the current weather forecast, and predicted consequences of storm Dennis, we were not able to guarantee the safety of our runners, crew and volunteers."

- Parts of Sutton Hoo are set to be closed all weekend. Walks on the historic site will be closed through Saturday and Sunday

A dog enjoying the wind as Storm Dennis draws in to Felixstowe on Saturday Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNA dog enjoying the wind as Storm Dennis draws in to Felixstowe on Saturday Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

- The Spectacle of Light event at Haughley Park has been cancelled for Saturday

- Go Ape in Thetford will be closed on Saturday, with concerns that the centre will be shut Sunday too

- Bird ringing at Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday is not going ahead and will be rescheduled to March 1

- Bury St Edmunds Parkrun is cancelled on Saturday as park rangers have concerns high winds may cause damage to trees

Matthew and Robin Gilchrist doing a beach clean in the wind    Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNMatthew and Robin Gilchrist doing a beach clean in the wind Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

- St Ives Town FV vs Leiston FC (3pm kick off) has been postponed due to pitch and weather conditions

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