... a bit Suffolk
fr 7 Jun
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 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
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
Lowestoft had a fishing village known as The Grit, and Poetry People are presently touring 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
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
JOBS In Framlingham a recruitment consultant wanted and a deputy shop manager for the EACH charity shops in Fram and Leiston.
fr 28 Oct
♫ 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
Missing Leiston teenager Amelia Cook found safe and well yesterday.
fr 30 Sep
Worryingly 16 year old Amelia Cook went missing in Leiston overnight.
mo 11 Jul
Prescription drugs and cash stolen in a Leiston street robbery yesterday.
mo 3 Aug
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
An 18 year old Saxmundham man has been arrested in connection with the two stabbings in Leiston Friday night.
sa 18 Apr
Police are treating as connected two separate stabbings in Leiston last night.
we 17 Dec
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
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
Break-ins and they were break-ins in Rendham, Leiston and Framlingham over Tuesday and Wednesday this week.
sa 15 Mar
Catalytic convertor marking at Appleton's garage Leiston 10am-2pm today, we're reasonably certain it's free.
we 5 Mar
Surprising assault in Wickham Market Saturday afternoon and an internet safety evening at Alde Vally High School Leiston tomorrow evening.
fr 14 Feb
A free concert at the Eye community centre this noon, tonight a Valentine's disco in Saxmundham and free sports for youngsters in Leiston but sadly tonight will also be Chelsea's last (for obvious reasons) dispensing liquid therapy at the Framlingham Station.
tu 4 Feb
WANTED in Leiston a CAD CAM operator by a company making trim for classic British cars.
fr 24 Jan
In the first episode of Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads (1973) Bob and Terry (who has been away in the army for five years) bump into each on train and Bob mentions owning a car, Terry clearly doesn't really believe him. Difficult to remember there was a time when it wasn't a statutory right to own a car. We suspect this peloton are leaving Garrett & Sons Leiston, the cyclist in the middle is signalling, no hands to his right and a flat cap on the motorcyclist.
mo 6 Jan
Concern for 76 year old Brian Nunn who was last seen in the High Street/Cross Street area of Leiston at 8:15am this morning ... he isn't wearing a coat.
3:30pm: Thankfully he's been found.
su 25 Aug
Leiston police station holds an engraved man's watch that was found on Aldeburgh beach August last year. They suspect the watch may be of sentimental value and perhaps the loser is a visitor who has returned to the Suffolk coast this summer?
mo 3 Jun
Held at Leiston police station a man's wedding ring found in the town and a digital camera found in the Aldeburgh co-op.
th 14 Mar
BE WARNED the police will be speed checking in Valley Road Leiston, and North Warren and Leiston Rd in Aldeburgh.