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mo 25 jl 16

Grayson Perry's A House for Essex Wrabness on the south bank of the river Stour is Essex if only just.  From there you can see Grayson Perry's A House for Essex against the cranes of Felixstowe port.  From what we can make out Perry doesn't actually own the house ... can't say we're smitten.

sa 5 mr 16

 JOB(S)  Felixstowe Port is taking online applications for an engine apprentice (or possibly apprentices) starting August/September so would suit a school leaver (or leavers).

th 11 fe 16

2015 Aviva Women's Tour sprint in AldeburghThe Aviva Women's Tour is returning to coastal Suffolk this summer for the third time.  In 2014 it was a start in Felixstowe, an eventful 2015 finish in Aldeburgh and as it seems to be toggling between stage starts and arrivals a stage one departure in Southwold this June.

tu 19 ja 16

Crikey!  The constabulary certainly stuck with this one, an Ipswich and a Felixstowe man are due to be charged with a Melton shop robbery in 2014.

tu 12 ja 16

After the Felixstowe DipFelixstowe's mayor Doreen Savage has emailed to tell us that the Christmas Day Dip had 352 dippers and raised in the region of £20,000 for the St Elizabeth Hospice.  As dip registrations were five or ten pounds that's an impressive amount of sponsorship!

tu 29 de 15

Felixstowe Christmas Day DipWe survived Christmas despite getting up far too early Christmas morning and#bloodychristmas ... eh? driving to Felixstowe in the dark to find the satnav had taken us to the part of the front where David Berry's cortege had assembled but no Christmas Dip.  Fortunately some dog walkers put us right and though we were still far too early suddenly the Dip was upon us and it was a pleasure to see the dipper's pleasure of achievement.  The dip raised an unspecified number of thousands for the St Elizabeth Hospice.

fr 17 jl 15

St Elizabeth Hospice is holding a truck pull tomorrow afternoon in Felixstowe.

tu 16 jn 15

Tomorrow the first stage of the Women's Tour starts in Bury St Edmunds,Aviva Women's Tour 2015 takes in Bradfield St George, arrives in Aldeburgh around 2:00-2:30pm and if it's anything like Felixstowe last year there'll be a free Costa Coffee van.

fr 16 ja 15

Suffolk ConstabularyEarlier this week a Land Rover Defender in Wickham Market had a window smashed and items stolen ... bit concerning this crime is being dealt with by PC Gemma Spink at the Felixstowe station, not Woodbridge?

we 7 ja 15

Klaudia Sokolowska has been found safe and well in Bethnal Green.

tu 6 ja 15

Klaudia Sokolowska14 year old Klaudia Sokolowska has been missing from Elizabeth Way Felixstowe since Saturday.

tu 30 de 14

The Tinder BoxWe saw the Common Ground Theatre Company last year in the Halesworth Cut.  Since then principal Julian Harries has been the pub quiz master in an episode of Detectorists.  The company's Christmas show The Tinder Box is out on the road around near the coast with tonight the last at St Mary's Hall, Walton near Felixstowe.

mo 14 jl 14Bastille Day

Felixstowe Music Shop♫ The Felixstowe Music Shop is part of Felixstowe Radio and is next to the co-op in what was the railway station.  Today and only today as an absolute just once a year the shop is offering discounts on bass guitars, in fact it's their ... Bass Deal Day.

fr 9 my 14

Dutch national team rider Anouska KosterSad to recall that our last visit to the Felixstowe sea front was for Dave Berry's funeral ... but today the sun managed to shine for the Women's Tour of Britain third stage with much milling about and whistle blowing before hand.  Champions jersies gave us a chance to identify some riders plus FREE coffee from a Costa Coffee serve yourself van.  Sunday's final and fifth stage ends in Bury St Edmunds about 1pm.

su 4 my 14Star Wars Day

Women's Tour of Britain 2014Next week the inaugural women's Tour of Britain flirts with near the coast twice.  Stage 3 Felixstowe-Clacton on Friday passes just south of Woodbridge and the final and fifth stage on Sunday passes to the west of Stowmarket to finish in Bury St Edmunds.

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