Police warning after raves quashed

TWO illegal raves at opposite ends of the county were quashed by police this weekend.

The first happened on Saturday night when police received information saying a rave was due to take place between Southwold and Kessingland.

Officers attended an area near the beach in Corton just after 11pm where Officers found around 100 people waiting for a rave to begin and at 11:45pm issued a direction to leave notice.

Police say those attending were “compliant” and the area was cleared of people by 1am. No arrests were made but two generators were seized.

Police were then called about a separate rave near Bury St Edmunds at 6:12am.


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Members of the public complained about loud music coming from a field in Culford. Police went to the scene of the noise and found a rave in full swing.

Those attending the rave were compliant with police and the site was clear and cleaned by just after 11am.

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Anybody with information about the first incident should contact Acting Inspector Anthony Bridgland on 01986 835300. Anybody with information about the second rave is asked to ring Sgt Kevin Jay on 01284 774100.

A spokesman for the police said: “Suffolk Constabulary will always take positive action in respect of raves, seize sound equipment and prosecute those involved wherever appropriate.”

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