Councillor Russ Rainger

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08 July 2021
First Elected
08 July 2021
Aldeburgh, Aldringham Cum Thorpe, Benhall,
Friston, Knodishall, Leiston, Middleton, Snape,
Sternfield, Theberton
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Election History

Thu 8 Jul 2021 Mon 8 May 2023 End of term - did not stand for re-election

Party Representation History

PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
ConservativeThu 8 Jul 2021 Mon 8 May 2023

Ward Representation History

WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
Aldeburgh and LeistonThu 8 Jul 2021 Mon 8 May 2023

Current Committee Memberships

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Personal Register of Interests

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28th March 2022 £222.22 Dentaid

Funding towards dental support in Leiston.


28th March 2022 £200 Benhall & Sternfield Ex Serviceman's Club

Funding towards Jubilee costs.


9th May 2022 £200 Knodishall Jubilee Group

Funding towards Jubilee Costs.


18th May 2022 £200 Aldringham-cum-Thorpe Parish Council

Funding towards Jubilee Costs.


18th May 2022 £600 Leiston-cum-Sizewell Town Council

Funding towards a ceremonial flag.


19th May 2022 £586.66 Leiston Guide Hut Management Committee

Funding towards restoration towards property


19th May 2022 £190 Thorpeness & Aldringham Heritage Group

Funding towards a new computer to archive historical data.


19th May 2022  £1,200 St John the Baptist Church, Snape

Funding towards installation of disabled toilets.


23rd May 2022 £380 Leiston & District Swimming Club

Funding to purchase new start ledges


29th July 2022 £500 Southwold & Aldeburgh Theatre

Funding for 6 weekly Open-Air Family theatre events, based on well-known and loved stories during the school holidays


10th August 2022 £247 Wardens Trust

Funding towards Ness Fest 2022.


29th July 2022 £333 Disability Advice Service East Suffolk

Funding for refurbishment to new office


27th October 2022 £112 RAF Air Cadet, Leiston

Funding for DofE Equipment


3rd November 2022 £200 Brightsparks Amateur Dramatic group

Funding for scenery and props for pantomime.


3rd November 2022 £320  The Long Shop Museum

Mister Chef is an initiative prompted by existing users of the museum to show single, older gentlemen (and ladies) how to prepare simple, healthy, economical meals for themselves


14th November 2022 £300 Aldeburgh Business Association

Funding towards costs for Christmas events in Aldeburgh.


- £500 Cost of Living

Cost of Living contribution


10th January 2023 £250 Leiston Works Railway trust

Funding towards van restoration.


10th January 2023 £400 Thorpeness Cricket Club

Funding to purchase 2nd hand mower.


19th January 2023 £159.12 Knodishall Parish Council

Funding towards a bench


21st January 2023 £400 Aldeburgh Town Council

Funding for a defibrillator









8th September 2021 £300 Leiston CLT

Funding to regenerate a redundant and neglected piece of community-accessible land which is part of the United Church footprint. 

14th September 2021 £250 The Wardens Trust

Purchase of recyclable/reusable/compostable food/drink containers for ness fest on 18/9


11st October 2021  £218  Footstars CIC

Funding to provide October half term activities.


12th October 2021 £750  Leiston Events Group

Funding towards costs for two events; Christmas 2021 and the Jubilee celebrations in 2022.


10th November 2021 £222.22 Toothless in Suffolk/Dentaid

Funding for emergency dental car in Leiston.


17th November 2021 £500 Aldeburgh Christmas Committee

To provide a Christmas Event for the people of Aldeburgh and the Surrounds and Visitors,


23rd November 2021 £150 Aldeburgh Community and Sports Trust

Annual Xmas Party for Aldeburgh children of primary school age, held at the Old Generator Station (previously called Aldeburgh Community Centre).


15th November 2021 £250 Longshop Museum

The Long Shop, and its associated buildings are now in urgent need of extensive restoration and preservation work


19th January 2022 £200 Snape Queens Platinum Jubilee Committee

Funding towards Queens Jubilee.


20th January 2022 £250 Sizewell Parkrun

Maintaining free parkrun event at Sizewell


16th February 2022 £325 The Long Shop Museum

The purchase of project specific and general workshop tools and equipment. 


17th February 2022 £1,200 Leiston United Church

Funding towards blinds to the community hall.


24th February 2022  £110 Girl Fusion

Funding is for help setting up this new initiative “Girl Fusion”
The costs are for DBS checks and safeguarding costs.



Member Attendance

Attendance Summary

Expected attendances4 
Present as expected250%
Apologies received2100% of absences
In attendance (as a visitor)2 

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