Man jailed for attempted murder after shooting

An 80-year-old man from Norfolk has been jailed for attempted murder after a shooting in Brandon which occurred in 2019.  Kier Huxtable, of Stanford Road, Weeting, appeared at Ipswich Crown

Partnership to provide much-needed temporary housing

Homeless people with additional needs will benefit from new, much-needed temporary accommodation in Brandon. Havebury Housing and West Suffolk Council have created new adapted homes in the town which comprise

Legion club at risk of permanent closure

The Royal British Legion Club in Brandon is at risk of closure after the pandemic took its toll on several members of its committee. Chairman Neil Tattersall said, in a

Firefighters tackle forest fire near Brandon

Firefighters were called earlier this evening to tackle a forest fire between Brandon and Elveden. Appliances from Methwold, Brandon and Thetford were mobilised to the incident just off the B1106

Sex offender jailed for string of offences

A convicted sex offender has been jailed in connection with a string of offences after indecent images were found on his phone. Alan Ludar-Smith, aged 46 and of no fixed

Gas leak causes road closure in Brandon

A main road in Brandon was closed off by fire crews earlier today after a digger cut through a gas pipe. Emergency services were called to the incident on Thetford

Witness appeal after teenager hit by motorcycle

Police are appealing for witnesses or dash-cam footage after a teenager was hit by a motorcycle in Brandon this afternoon. Emergency services were called just before 3.20pm today, Wednesday 12th

Crews tackle two forest fires on outskirts of town

Crews from across the area have been called to tackle two separate forest fires on the outskirts of Brandon. Appliances from Brandon, Newmarket, Woodbridge, Methwold and Cambridge were first mobilised

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