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tu 9 Nov

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

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

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

th 3 Sep

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

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

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

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 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

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. Amelia Cook - pic contributed

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
Valentine's Day

obvious reasonsA 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

1950s cyclist in LeistonIn 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.

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