Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 11°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Westleton: Police probe after pigs killed and taken from field

16:58 17 December 2012

Police are appealing for information after pigs were killed and stolen in Westleton

Police are appealing for information after pigs were killed and stolen in Westleton

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2011

POLICE are appealing for information after two pigs were stolen from a field.

The theft happened from a field alongside the B1125 at Westleton, near Leiston, between 9pm on Sunday and 8am today.

It is thought the pigs – each weighing around 100kg – were killed before being dragged from the field, not far from the Hinton five ways junction, and loaded into a vehicle.

Anyone who may have noticed any unusual or suspicious activity in the area should call Suffolk police on 101 as soon as possible.


Sir David Attenborough reopened the Abberton Reservoir for Essex and Suffolk Water and Essex Wildlife Trust. The reservoir has had an enormous amount of work done to it as a reservoir and as a wildlife habitat.

Suffolk Wildlife Trust today launches an ambitious £1million public appeal as part of a land purchase plan that is on a scale “unprecedented” in the nature charity’s long history.

Abnormal loads will be making their way along the roads of Suffolk over the next two weeks

Motorists in Suffolk are being warned to watch out for traffic delays as three abnormal loads slowly make their way along the county’s roads over the next two weeks.

Rebecca Haley

A girl from Stowmarket who attended a top private school in North Norfolk had watched a television series which featured depression and suicide before being found dead, an inquest heard.

The Oasis English Language Centre is based in Burlington Road, Ipswich.

Volunteer teachers are working to transform the lives of migrants and refugees in the most deprived areas of Ipswich as part of a newly established charity.

An agricultural vehicle broken down on a roundabout on the A12 near Martlesham. Photo: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing Team/Twitter

There is slow traffic on the A12 in Suffolk this afternoon because of a broken down vehicle.

Bury St Edmunds Conservative constituency candidates at the King Edward VI School last night for the election that will see the winner fight the next general election.
James Cleverly

Essex MP James Cleverly has said he will back the expansion of Heathrow despite being a long term critic of the plan.

Frankel welcomes guests to Newmarket National Heritage Centre

Her Majesty The Queen is to officially open the new £15million National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art in the Suffolk town of Newmarket, where many of her own horses are trained and stabled.

Most read

Great Days Out


Click here to view
the Great Days Out


Most commented


Show Job Lists


Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24