Dr Dan opened the Laxfield Day Out on Laxfield Playing Field on Saturday in the September sunshine and was pleased to see so many people and families enjoying their weekend and the weather. Events like the Laxfield Day Out demonstrate the strong community ties that underpin our villages and towns in Suffolk, and it was a pleasure for Dr Dan to chat to local residents and have a look around.
Dr Dan would like to thank Lisa Auchterlonie, Chair of the Organising Committee at the Playing Field, and all those involved, for a very successful and enjoyable event.
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