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fr 2 Feb
2024

Regrettably des' dinners never visited the Leiston Volunteer and now like the Farnham George and Framlingham White Horse it's long gone.

sa 28 May
2022

Leiston's Jubilee WeekendLeiston's Jubilee Weekend nest weekend is a two day event, Friday a free 8+ hours music festival including a skate jam presumably on the skate park.

th 24 Mar
2022

Sunflower by Karen LearThe George Farnham Gallery in Saxmundham High Street inThe Ukranian national flag support of the Ukraine is raffling Sunflower by Leiston artist Karen Lear.  The £5 tickets are available from the gallery or JustGiving.

tu 9 Nov
2021
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Suffolk ConstabularySometime between 3.30pm Saturday 6 November and 7.30am Sunday entry was forced to a shed in Seaward Avenue Leiston and gym equipment stolen.  Any info contact Suffolk Police quoting ref 37/62696/21, you can call 101.

tu 13 Apr
2021
A sad irony that Sunday's one vehicle fatal accident was in Lovers Lane Leiston  ... trees can be very unforgiving.
su 7 Feb
2021

UK Power Networks' incident map01:00pm: With power cuts (Leiston is out at the mo') around near the coast caused by the Beast from the East's younger brother you are likely to find this UK Power Networks' incident map useful (enter your postcode).

tu 20 Oct
2020

The Leiston Long Shop reopened last week ... didn't know it had closed.

th 3 Sep
2020

Late Saturday night a silver BMW 325 collided with a Leiston tree giving the driver potentially life changing injuries ... even quite small trees can be surprisingly unforgiving.

fr 7 Jun
2019

Wednesday evening at the Long Shop Leiston a talk on the Mid Suffolk Light Railway with tea and coffee available ... so a big night out then.

we 16 Jan
2019

Ian Hislop at the Aldeburgh Documentary Festival2019 is the centenary year of Aldeburgh Cinema (Leiston pre-dates them by five years) and they will be marking it with their first Cinema on the Beach.  We've been told that Aldeburgh folk would dress up for the cinema and be greeted in the foyer by the manager wearing evening dress, a floral buttonhole and smoking a cigar ... these days celebrities don't feel the need for a tie:)

we 19 Dec
2018

We regret missing the dry ice rink in Leiston earlier this month, it was terrific fun when six years ago a dry ice rink settled in Framlingham for one night only.

tu 2 Oct
2018

Lowestoft had a fishing village known as The Grit, and Poetry People are presently The Grit on tour near the coasttouring a words, music and film show about the lost village.  You've missed it in Halesworth but there are shows this week in Ipswich, Leiston and yes Lowestoft.

tu 24 Jul
2018

This coming weekend the Leiston Long Shop Museum is appropriately having a Steam Punk Spectacular.  Patrons are encouraged to dress in keeping.

fr 24 Nov
2017

 JOBS  In Framlingham a recruitment consultant wanted and a deputy shop manager for the EACH charity shops in Fram and Leiston.

fr 28 Oct
2016

♫ Tonight the Broadside Boys are supporting Merry Hell at the Leiston Cinema and there's a pop-up bar from the Chillesford Froize too.

su 2 Oct
2016

Missing Leiston teenager Amelia Cook found safe and well yesterday.

fr 30 Sep
2016

Worryingly 16 year old Amelia Cook went missing in Leiston overnight. Amelia Cook - pic contributed

mo 11 Jul
2016

Prescription drugs and cash stolen in a Leiston street robbery yesterday.

mo 3 Aug
2015

The Suffolk Community Foundation has grants from £500 to £20,000 available for local charities, community groups and social enterprises that are delivering work within the town council boundary of Leiston and Sizewell.

mo 20 Apr
2015

An 18 year old Saxmundham man has been arrested in connection with the two stabbings in Leiston Friday night.

sa 18 Apr
2015

Police are treating as connected two separate stabbings in Leiston last night.

we 17 Dec
2014

05:02pm: The A1904 Aldeburgh Road is closed near the B1069 junction for Knodishall and Leiston because of a serious road accident.

fr 1 Aug
2014

An unlocked lady's shopper bike stolen in Leiston and a load of tools taken from a van in Stratford St Andrew.

th 10 Apr
2014

Break-ins and they were break-ins in Rendham, Leiston and Framlingham over Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

sa 15 Mar
2014

Catalytic convertor marking at Appleton's garage Leiston 10am-2pm today, we're reasonably certain it's free.

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