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Sunday, October 15, 2017

A Suffolk couple are desperately searching for two owls that escaped their aviary last week – and are asking the public to watch the skies for any sight of their beloved birds.

Firefighters have tackled a grassland blaze near Snape tonight involving 60sqft of smouldering undergrowth.

Firefighters have tackled a 300 square metre gorse fire in Westleton near Saxmundham this morning.

A man from Leiston died after collapsing in the street and banging his head on the curb, an inquest has heard.

Hundreds of sixth-formers have discovered their much-anticipated A-level grades across east Suffolk following the biggest exam shake-up in a generation.

Police in Suffolk are warning residents to be vigilant after receiving reports of rogue traders demanding cash to repair alleged electricity faults in the Saxmundham, Leiston and Beccles area today.

Concerns are growing for a 50-year-old man from Suffolk who has not been seen since the start of the week and who may have suffered a head injury from a previous incident.

The police helicopter was also involved in the search earlier tonight of a driver of a vehicle which failed to stop for officers on the A12 in north Suffolk.

Firefighters have tackled a car fire on the A12 at Benhall near Saxmundham.

Leiston goalkeeper Ashlee Jones has spoken about the alleged racial abuse he received during the Blues’ 2-1 home defeat to Lowestoft Town on Easter Monday.

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.

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