Leiston news

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More than £75,000 has been given away to good causes in Suffolk to recognise the outstanding work they do in the community.

A man who was flown to hospital fighting for his life after a two car crash on the A12 near Saxmundham today is no longer in a life threatening condition.

A Colchester-based paratrooper from Leiston was named as best officer during a demanding leadership course.

Prospective AS and A-level students could soon be pulling on a Leiston shirt, after the Ryman Premier League Blues teamed up with Kesgrave High School this week.

Proposals have been submitted for the first phase of a major project to refurbish public leisure centres in three Suffolk towns.

The first Christmas lights switch-on event in Leiston’s high street for “a number of years” has been celebrated by organisers.

If he had a real life Tardis, Steve Russell would like to set the dial for the between-the-war years and drop into a Suffolk village school.

A children’s charity has launched a social media campaign to boost clothing donations this winter.

Three men have been arrested as part of proactive work to tackle the supply of drugs in the Leiston area.

A centuries old Suffolk celebration will be looking back to “the good old days” when it returns this bank holiday weekend.

A well-known locomotive lover steamed into a Suffolk town for a whistle-stop tour of its famous engineering landmark.

Firefighters released a person from their vehicle after a crash in Parham today.

The new headteacher of Alde Valley Academy has pledged that the school will regain the “pride of the community” and overhaul poor results under his leadership.

Firefighters called to a school in the early hours today feared they would face a devastating blaze ... only to discover an intruder making a cup of tea.

Residents are split over proposals submitted for 100 homes plus a new pub on farmland.

Fire struck a seaside property in the early hours of this morning.

Amy Gallivan enjoys proper pub grub at The Eel’s Foot Inn, at Eastbridge, Leiston

A Suffolk woman who is supporting her daughter through the final stages of Huntington’s Disease, less than 20 years after losing her husband to the illness, is sporting a drastic new look to raise funds and awareness for a leading research charity.

Fire crews were called to tackle a blaze in a barn at a Friston farm.

Police chiefs are being urged to immediately review the contracts for community officers amid fears that they will no longer be working when they are needed and most effective.

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash in Leiston early today.

A devoted husband has helped secure a more convenient course for visitors to a Suffolk nursing home.

Firefighters were called to a house fire in Snape, believed to have been caused by a dishwasher.

TV star Jeffrey Holland will take to the stage at Leiston Film Theatre this month to play one of the world’s best-loved comedy stars, Stan Laurel, in a new one-man play.

A project to restore the rail link that once ran between the two Richard Garrett engineering works depots in Leiston during the last century has taken an important step forward.

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