Teams battle it out in wacky challenges for annual Bury Knockout contest

Under the shimmering heat, teams enjoyed an array of fun-filled and outlandish challenges for the annual It’s a Bury Knockout.

Sixteen teams battled it out on Hardwick Heath today in eccentric contests such as an egg and spoon style race while dressed as dinosaurs and water and foam based antics.

It's a Bury Knockout

It's a Bury Knockout

The event, organised by West Suffolk Hospital, Bury Round Table and West Suffolk College, was in aid of the Bury Free Press Beat It Appeal, which aims to raise £55,000 towards the purchase of a TRUS machine for the hospital - an ultra sound scanner that helps with the diagnosis of prostate cancer.

For full details and a spread of pictures see Friday’s Bury Free Press newspaper.