... a bit Suffolk
|th 16 Aug|
The Martlesham Tesco really very busy today and a queue for the Wickham Market Coop car park ... is there something we don't know?
|fr 5 Jan|
In total a squall of six burglaries today and yesterday in Ipswich, Melton and Martlesham. Officers are investigating if they are linked.
|sa 30 Dec|
A Wickes has appeared seemingly overnight next to the Martlesham Tesco. That'll be nice, always found the Focus DIY on the retail park opposite handy and liked their own brand water based paints but they went bust in 2011.
|fr 23 Jun|
An Ipswich man and a Martlesham man charged with the Framlingham pet shop burglary.
|mo 13 Mar|
Police appeal about a black Corsa being driven erratically on the A12 near Marlesford last Monday.
|th 10 Nov|
An older trolley pushing man at the Martlesham Tescos yesterday taking in the multiple police officers asked Are they real ones? Yes. Well they're the first I've seen in ten years. ... we think he was exaggerating a bit:) It was a training exercise for soon to be constables who exhibited impressive self confidence dealing with the public. Nice to know money is still available for training new blood.
|tu 1 Mar|
Life Skills 9: Supermarkets that have a world food section (the Norwich Hartford Bridge Tesco has Nigerian 6% Guinness!) may have those large cellophane bags of ground spices at a pro rata one fifth the price of Schwartz refills. We decant them into large one time gherkin jars and even then the jars aren't big enough. Couldn't see any large bags in the Martlesham Tesco today but not surprisingly the Hackney Tesco does stock them.
|we 17 Feb|
A tragic irony in two road crashes around Ipswich last week. Serious but not life threatening injuries from the scary looking crash in Foxhall Road Saturday night whilst a twenty month baby girl died in hospital after a Thursday lunchtime Martlesham crash that following drivers may have thought not serious.
|sa 30 Jan|
It must be approaching twenty years since the Martlesham Tescos opened (not then an Extra). Cheap petrol meant you couldn't get onto the forecourt and we can remember thinking the BP garage opposite wouldn't last, it's still there though the tarmac by the entrance could do with some attention.
|th 20 Aug|
The police have renewed their appeal about the traffic accident that closed the A12 near Martlesham Sunday and clarified that the 70 year old vintage tractor driver sustained a liver not head injury and remains in a critical condition.
|tu 14 Jul|
Saturday a broken down horse box on a Martlesham roundabout contributed to us missing the first bout at Ipswich's first public roller derby ... more here
|we 31 Dec|
A laptop and jewellery were among the items stolen in a Martlesham house burglary Boxing Day.
|we 2 Apr|
Another distraction robbery in the Martlesham Tesco's car park Monday.
|tu 18 Feb|
An 80 year old woman was the victim of a distraction robbery in the Martlesham Tescos car park last Thursday.
|mo 20 Jan|
A police crime reduction event 10:00-3:00pm tomorrow outside Next Martlesham ... handy for Costa Coffee.
|tu 5 Nov|
♫ That's a pity, after 13 years the organisers of Martlesham's Music on the Green have decided it's got too big and this year's was the last.
|we 25 Sep|
Tools stolen in Martlesham at the end of last week.
|fr 9 Aug|
Cops giving security advice 11am-3pm today outside the M&S Simply Food (didn't know there was one) Martlesham.
|th 18 Apr|
near the coast seems to be coming out of its winter lock down. Tomorrow and Saturday there's the second bunch of Bikesafe courses at police hq Martlesham, Saturday evening we'll regretfully miss soprano Claire Weston's recital in Framlingham as we'll be at the Love Bout after party but Sunday we'll try for the Suffolk Mini Run ending in Aldeburgh and definitely Slice of Life's comedy evening in the St Mike's rooms.
|su 17 Mar|
For Friday's Red Nose day Kesgrave's Cafe 66 had a cardinal cooking lunch and the local police pursued a comedy burglar through a Tesco Metro, boarded a number 66 bus to further pursue the miscreant through the grounds of police headquarters before capture in a Martlesham car park.