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fr 30 Jun
2018

The Knoll Framlingham tells that Morrisons now deliver in the area.

sa 23 Jun
2018

Fish on the Market Hill FramlinghamFish was a good friend to this web site and his chums both on and off line, especially in Framlingham.  In 2011 tragically he laid down in front of a train and committed suicide.  The bulletin board software has deleted the tribute to him, we have recovered the tribute which is now permanently at Fish 1972-2011.

fr 15 Jun
2018

 JOB  Field Telecomms Engineer wanted in Framlingham.

th 14 Jun
2018

Swiss national road race champion Nicole Hanselmann In the manner of a roller derby programme that so relentlessly refuses to identify mixed league team skaters' home league the Women's Tour web site fails to identify national champions and the web generally is surprisingly reticent ... and what's more nowhere like the predicted 5,000 in Framlingham yesterday.  But still the riders tended to be friendly if sometimes understandably a little ill at ease and we had a lovely time as did the Bobby Hitcham kids plus we got to see bar manager Adam on telly leaning out of a Station window.

tu 12 Jun
2018

Women's Tour 2018 around near the coastExpect delays and parking difficulties when the Women's Tour of Britain starts in Framlingham tomorrow (we enjoyed the 2014 stage start in Felixstowe), takes a turn around near the coast, returns to Framlingham and then goes on to finish in Southwold.

mo 4 Jun
2018

Graduation yesterday in Framingham ... no, Framingham.

fr 1 Jun
2018

Man in the Hat told us that despite clashing last Saturday night with Party by the Pitch in Wickham Market and an alternative Elvis in Charsfield the FramlinghamThe Man in the Hat Sports Club had a very decent house ... or perhaps more accurately a very decent field. ♫

tu 29 May
2018

Framlingham Gala PrincessesHow kind that the sun shone yesterday on Framlingham Sports Club's 70th Gala, it has suffered from the weather in past years.  With no entry charge this year the Castle Meadow was heaving and in the traditional English day out manner there were inevitably queues ... though the second time we passed the the portable toilets the queue had dwindled to one.  Some surprisingly musically able young people on the stage in the corner whom we totally failed to find out names and the music went on enjoyably whilst later we ate supper out in the garden.

tu 22 May
2018

Footpath being fenced off in FramlinghamYesterday men were fencing off the footpath that run's along the back of the Castle Keep development in Fairfield Road Framlingham.  The nearby BT hole in the ground that has been there since at least November 2012 has been literally kicked into the long grass.

mo 21 May
2018

Bridge Street - FramlinghamAt yesterday's soapboxing St Johners Sally and Chris were sitting in the shade of the Framlingham Bookshop's awning but despite that they'd been asked for the toilets three times.  Leaving their chairs we asked Sally Can we sit in your chair?  Yes.  Can we tell people where the toilets are?  No, you haven't been trained.

fr 18 May
2018

Tibenham large model air showThings to do tomorrow include a Maker's Market in the Framlingham Unitarian, the Large Model Association's Air Show at Tibenham (it's over the border nearish to Long Stratton) and men's British Championship roller derby at Inspire Ipswich.

th 17 May
2018

Duck on a wall in Fairfield Road Framlingham.

we 16 May
2018

 JOB  Wanted in Framlingham by Conrad Consulting an office administrator.

sa 12 May
2018

Kitchen Range and CookshopVery pleasant to welcome back advertiser Framlingham's Kitchen Range & Cookshop.

tu 8 May
2018

New Parham village signVery excellent turnout yesterday for the unveiling of Parham's new village sign.  Regrettably traffic noise made it a little difficult to hear Peter Kindred's design explanation but parish clerk Lydia Kirk (we remember her as a police special in Framlingham) will be posting the ... more here

we 2 May
2018

Inexplicable Framlingham brick wallBizarrely inexplicable brick wall by the footpath between what used to be the Framlingham Drill Hall and the new Tudor Gardens estate in New Road ... and how long do you give it before the twenty odd square feet becomes part of the adjacent garden?

tu 1 May
2018

Framlingham Regal Cinema May 1962May 1962 The Regal Framlingham's cinema (it was in New Road) was showing films you've never heard of except possibly   A Taste of Honey which surprisingly was certificate X ... well it is about an inter-racial under age pregnancy and gay friend so maybe not so surprising.  Intriguingly The Elms Drug Stores in Bridge Street sold handbags and was a corn chandler ...

we 25 Apr
2018

 JOB  Support worker wanted in Framlingham though if you're 25 or over the bottom pay scale is below the minimum wage.

tu 24 Apr
2018

more here - (Sadie dancing at the 2009 Hachfest)Our plan today was to lunch at the Flora Tea Rooms but it was closed for a family funeral.  We moved on to the Dunwich Ship which was dog friendly and serving Adnams Copper House gin by default but was starting to look overwhelmed by the many other like us movers on.  We ... more here

sa 21 Apr
2018

 JOB  In Framlingham and available for immediate interview (well perhaps at the start of the working week) an Horticultural Service Technician plus Fram Tyres need a tyre fitter ... trust us, there's a notice up in their office.

fr 20 Apr
2018

Claudius at the Alde Valley Spring FestivalI:00pm tomorrow in Great Glemham artist and Rendham resident Maggi Hambling will open the Alde Valley Spring Festival and you can be assured she will amuse.  From 10:00am it's the Makers Market in the Framlingham Unitarian.

we 11 Apr
2018

The Man in the HatMan in the Hat nearer to his heartland Friday when he plays the Framlingham Castle Inn (yes, next to that bloody castle on the hill).

su 8 Apr
2018

 JOB  In Framlingham a part time (15 hours/week) accounts assistant.

fr 6 Apr
2018

Framlingham College Head Paul Taylor in 2009 JOB  Framlingham College are recruiting a new head teacher.  It seems like only a week ago that the then newly appointed head Paul Taylor turned up at a Brandeston British Legion art show not wearing a tie.  We weren't surprised or shocked but found it interesting that he had ... or perhaps hadn't.

Appreciative and appreciated Facebook comments about Ladies in Framlingham.

tu 3 Apr
2018

Rive Ore highAround Framlingham the River Ore seems surprisingly high for the rain we've had and the Fen Meadow is sodden.  The Framlingham river monitor (where New Road crosses the river at the far end of the College's sports field) sort of supports our supposition that rain when in bed is less noticed.

su 1 Apr
2018
Easter Sunday

Early this morning Framlingham town council pulled off their own bank holiday Glencoe by activating their extraordinary executive powers to tell theApril Fool developers to get stuffed and ending all road closures and temporary traffic lights within 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometres) of that bloody castle on the hill.

sa 31 Mar
2018

The spaceman on the Market Hill Framlingham today was making a promotional vid for this year's Stradisphere. ♫

we 28 Mar
2018

 JOB  Groundworker needed in Framlingham at sixteen pound per hour.

fr 23 Mar
2018

♫ Tonight at the Framlingham Castle Inn Three Steps to Heaven. ♫ 

th 22 Mar
2018

Vintage, Craft and Collectables in the St Michael's RoomsLast weekend's cold snapette is hopefully now a fading memory and despite it Saturday there was a surprisingly good turnout for Vintage, Craft and Collectables in the St Michael's Rooms Framlingham.

we 21 Mar
2018

 JOBS  Wanted immediately near Framlingham a New Homes Sales Advisor and recruiting in Saxmundham a Private Client Tax Assistant ... crikey.

mo 19 Mar
2018

 JOB  Trainee/Experienced (perhaps the forward slash means or) Recruitment Consultant wanted in Framlingham.

fr 16 Mar
2018

Free entry for the Vintage, Craft and Collectables (well that covers just about everything) Market in the St Michael's Rooms Framlingham tomorrow.

tu 13 Mar
2018

 FOR SALE  In Framlingham a small chest of drawers for £15.

sa 10 Mar
2018

Sara Allin in 2007 at the Munchbox CafeIf you've been around Framlingham long enough you may remember that what's now the Common Room was once Graham King Watchmakers then very briefly an Indian takeaway before Sara and Pete Allin re-opened it as The Munchbox Cafe.  They made it a welcoming meeting place serving very reasonably priced straight ahead food and it soon gathered a fan club.  Tragically in 2006 Pete had a fatal heart attack in the kitchen.  A year later Sara understandably moved on.  We were much saddened to learn this week that Sara still only in her forties passed away in June from breast cancer ... taken far too soon.

Amber a missing Cavalier King Charles SpanielAmber a small to medium ruby Cavalier King Charles Spaniel with a white chest and wearing a red collar has been missing from around Brundish for 11 days.  She was very probably spotted yesterday on the Badingham Road outside Framlingham.  There is a £500 reward for her safe return.  Contact 07917 683619

fr 9 Mar
2018

 JOBS  In Framlingham the College needs a kitchen assistant and for maternity cover an ICT technician and perhaps something to do with the swarm of developers who presently infest the town a labourer ... #itusedtobenicetown eh?

8 Mar
2018
International Women's Day

The 2014 Women's Tour in FelixstoweBlimey!  Person or persons unknown kept this a bit quiet: Wednesday 13th June the 2018 Women's Tour of Britain will start on the Market Hill Framlingham, do a big loop taking in Wickham Market and Ipswich then return to Framlingham before finishing in Southwold.  In 2014 the third stage start in Felixstowe was an easy going and enjoyable affair with the riders enjoying the attention they perhaps don't get in their home countries ... hopefully it'll be the same in Fram.

we 7 Mar
2018

TONIGHT we will be mostly watching The Death of Stalin in the Framlingham Con Club.

fr 2 Mar
2018

Slice of Life Comedy NightNot surprisingly with this weather tomorrow's farmer's market at the Snape Maltings cancelled and Once Upon a Labrador at the Wingfield Barns postponed to Saturday 5 May.  But as of Tuesday Slice of Life's four person Comedy Night tomorrow is still happening unlike when the Framlingham Crown attempted a comedy night.

we 28 Feb
2018

 FOR SALE  Fridge Freezer in Framlingham for £50.

mo 26 Feb
2018

 JOB  Part time Gardener/Groundsman wanted in Framlingham.

su 18 Feb
2018

Odd 'Diverted traffic' sign in Fairfield Road FramlinghamConsidering Fairfield Road Framlingham is closed for two months between Fairfield Crescent and Brick Lane there's more traffic than you might expect at the Fore Street end.  The Diverted traffic sign at the Fore Street junction (and there's a second sign as well) seems oddly unneeded.  Is it to tell the residents of The Knoll and Fairfield Road how to get to Brick Lane?

we 14 Feb
2018
Valentine's Day

Dining & Fuction SuiteThough the Framlingham Barclays' Framlington might be described as viral our 2007 Fuction pic of the adjacent Crown Hotel was only ever mildly infectious.  The sign was for the opening of the converted stables at the rear of the Crown as Reubens.  Round about this time we saw the teenage Ed Sheeran cycle past the historic hotel but not any Ipswich Town footballers.

Crikey!  Is it really five years since the chip van stopped visiting Framlingham?

su 11 Feb
2018

Road closure Victoria Mill Roda FramlinghamThe temporary lights in Station Road Framlingham have gone but this morning in Victoria Mill Road there's a road closure near the Station Road end for two water mains leaks, expect the road to re-open informally this afternoon.

sa 10 Feb
2018

The St Elizabeth Hospice shop Framlingham needs Saturday till assistants.

fr 9 Feb
2018

The Framlingham Crown has a ladies night with cocktails tonight, the last ladies night we recall was ten years ago and a bit of an event ...

mo 5 Feb
2018

 JOB  In Framlingham a fulltime Receptionist/Negotiator dealing with rentals needed to cover maternity leave.

fr 2 Feb
2018

Open mike tonight at the Castle Inn Framlingham.

tu 23 Jan
2018

Darren and Gosia with the old electricsThe temporary traffic lights in Station Road Framlingham promised for yesterday haven't appeared but there's road digging on the Market Hill.  The elderly dodgy power points for the market are being replaced with galvanised new arrangements.  Fishmonger and market supervisor Darren Smith says they are a big improvement and we'd guess safer.

th 18 Jan
2018

The road closure in College Road Framlingham has been replaced with traffic lights.

mo 15 Jan
2018

Funeral service for Brian Caven 11:30am tomorrow at St Michael's Framlingham.

sa 13 Jan
2018

Ah, when the College Road Framlingham closure hopefully finishes at the end of next week it'll be followed by five to six weeks of traffic lights but it's alright because Persimmon Homes sent out some letters ... we didn't get one.

fr12 Jan
2018

Upcoming two month road closure in Fairfield Road FramlinghamAnother bloody road closure in Framlingham!  To improve Fairfield Road it will be closed for two months starting ominously on Friday 13th February.  It's not the Framlingham we used to know.

Greener Fram have a Swap, Mend and Food Share in the Unitarian Framlingham tomorrow morning.

th11 Jan
2018

Leighton Page first responding in 2008All things will pass ...Throwback Thursday:  Ten years ago today we saw Leighton Page first responding in Fairfield Road Framlingham.  Despite not actually being on duty he got there eight minutes before the ambulance.

we 10 Jan
2018

 JOB  A slinger/signaller (it's the person on the ground who works with a crane) needed in Framlingham ... has to be one the multiple building sites eh?

mo 8 Jan
2018

College Road closure by Mount PleasantThere are temporary traffic lights in Victoria Mill Road Framlingham, so far for no apparent reason.  The two week road closure of College Road by Mount Pleasant for sewer works has not surprisingly caused traffic in Brook Lane but the school crossing lady is still turning out, as she says there are still vehicles that haven't noticed that the road is closed.  Thankfully the temporary lights in Fairfield Road don't arrive until the end of the month.

mo 1 Jan
2018

Happy New Year and the Framlingham Co-op is open until 9pm tonight but effectively has been stripped of bread.  At 4pm there were just a handful of speciality loaves left .... just like old times eh?

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