PICTURES: Creativity, learning and charity spirit across West Suffolk

Weatherman Chris Bell visits Mildenhall College Academy ANL-160504-101710001
Weatherman Chris Bell visits Mildenhall College Academy ANL-160504-101710001
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Creativity, achievement, learning and charity spirit swept through West Suffolk in a range of activities.

At Bury St Edmunds Library, children designed their own fully functioning ‘robot’ clocks in a fun-filled event.

Children were at Bury Library to make robot clocks

Pictured: Ben (5), Anna (8) and Rosa (5) Williams with their robot clocks, along with Rachel Porter (Library and Information Advisor) ANL-160404-002406009

Children were at Bury Library to make robot clocks Pictured: Ben (5), Anna (8) and Rosa (5) Williams with their robot clocks, along with Rachel Porter (Library and Information Advisor) ANL-160404-002406009

The library provided the materials such as the clock hands, mechanism and face, which looked like a robot, for the youngsters to assemble.

Another robot clock session will be held tomorrow from 10am to 11.30am. To book a place, call 01284 732255.

Fifteen students from Priory School, in Bury, received their Duke of Edinburgh Awards at a presentation evening hosted by Cotswold Outdoor.

They earned the accolades by volunteering at Nowton Park and completing a canoeing expedition on the River Stour.

The National Autistic Society set up a pop-up shop in Mildenhall 

Pictured: Simon Lancaster (Lives in one of the services), Tony Spillett (Team Leader), Chris Taylor (Manager of community services) and Alison Bird (Support Worker) ANL-160404-154006009

The National Autistic Society set up a pop-up shop in Mildenhall Pictured: Simon Lancaster (Lives in one of the services), Tony Spillett (Team Leader), Chris Taylor (Manager of community services) and Alison Bird (Support Worker) ANL-160404-154006009

Weatherman Chris Bell spoke to students at Mildenhall College Academy about his career and his storm chasing hobby. It is part of the college’s drive to show-case geography careers to GCSE students to bring learning to life.

The National Autistic Society set up a pop-up shop at Willow House, in St Andrew’s Street, Mildenhall for World Autism Awareness Week. The charity hosted seven such shops around the UK to demonstrate the work of autistic people from fudge-making to artwork.

Fifteen students from Priory School received their Duke of Edinburgh Awards at a presentation evening hosted by Cotswold Outdoor, in Bury St Edmunds ANL-160504-102254001

Fifteen students from Priory School received their Duke of Edinburgh Awards at a presentation evening hosted by Cotswold Outdoor, in Bury St Edmunds ANL-160504-102254001