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Revellers swarm into Latitude and England re-opens from coronavirus shutdown, this is Suffolk's week in 6 pictures




Some 40,000 people have attended Suffolk's Latitude Festival, with it being the first major music event to get underway since the Government's restrictions on large events was lifted.

But many stores across Suffolk have urged their customers to continue wearing facemasks to help protect themselves and others, and as England opens up pharmacists in the county have said they are in their final push to inoculate people against coronavirus.

This is Suffolk's week in pictures.

Around 40,000 revellers descended on Henham Park for Latitude Festival, the first major music event to be held since before the coronavirus pandemic begun. Festivalgoers had to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test or be double vaccinated to access the site, with the event being part of the Government's Events Research Programme.
Around 40,000 revellers descended on Henham Park for Latitude Festival, the first major music event to be held since before the coronavirus pandemic begun. Festivalgoers had to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test or be double vaccinated to access the site, with the event being part of the Government's Events Research Programme.
Children at Haverhill's Westfield Primary Academy were wowed by Olympic medallist Sam Oldham, who was specially selected by Persimmon Homes as the school is close to its Boyton Place development. Headteacher Toni Kittle said it was 'wonderful' to welcome him to the school. And Sam added: "It feels great to give back at the end of my career. I am approaching my final chapter, but these guys are just starting out."
Children at Haverhill's Westfield Primary Academy were wowed by Olympic medallist Sam Oldham, who was specially selected by Persimmon Homes as the school is close to its Boyton Place development. Headteacher Toni Kittle said it was 'wonderful' to welcome him to the school. And Sam added: "It feels great to give back at the end of my career. I am approaching my final chapter, but these guys are just starting out."
With Government mask mandates dropped on Monday in England, many stores are still wanting customers to continue to wear them. John Barrett, who has worked at Felixstowe’s The Card Centre since 1975, has said masks would necessary for browsing his store, and said many customers would not want it any other way. “I feel masks are still essential, as is sanitising hands,” he said.
With Government mask mandates dropped on Monday in England, many stores are still wanting customers to continue to wear them. John Barrett, who has worked at Felixstowe’s The Card Centre since 1975, has said masks would necessary for browsing his store, and said many customers would not want it any other way. “I feel masks are still essential, as is sanitising hands,” he said.
Taxi drivers in West Suffolk have been left furious - with some threatening to strike - over 'bombshell' proposals which could force them all into having wheelchair accessible vehicles. Pictured are drivers Mark Florian, Andrew Emmett, Iain Watts and Tony Cunningham in Bury St Edmunds.
Taxi drivers in West Suffolk have been left furious - with some threatening to strike - over 'bombshell' proposals which could force them all into having wheelchair accessible vehicles. Pictured are drivers Mark Florian, Andrew Emmett, Iain Watts and Tony Cunningham in Bury St Edmunds.
The director of The Pharmacy in Long Melford and North Street Pharmacy in Sudbury Jawn Jiang, has said the last push to get people inoculated has begun, and has urged anyone with remaining anxieties to get in touch. Pictured is Hoa Do, David Persaud, Alice Box, Sophie Perry and Wendy Maxwell, Liam Sturman and Shannon Rollison. Picture: Phil Morley.
The director of The Pharmacy in Long Melford and North Street Pharmacy in Sudbury Jawn Jiang, has said the last push to get people inoculated has begun, and has urged anyone with remaining anxieties to get in touch. Pictured is Hoa Do, David Persaud, Alice Box, Sophie Perry and Wendy Maxwell, Liam Sturman and Shannon Rollison. Picture: Phil Morley.
Residents in Newmarket's Studlands Park have said they felt they were in a constant battle to try get something done and many had reverted to doing work themselves in a bid to keep the area tidy. Pictured is Studlands Park councillor Michael Anderson, front, with residents who are angry at the lack of council maintenance of their estate.
Residents in Newmarket's Studlands Park have said they felt they were in a constant battle to try get something done and many had reverted to doing work themselves in a bid to keep the area tidy. Pictured is Studlands Park councillor Michael Anderson, front, with residents who are angry at the lack of council maintenance of their estate.

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