... a bit Suffolk
|tu 18 Feb|
When what is now Carley Hill Hair and Framlingham Travel was Carley & Webb it had a small but enjoyable toy department. Shortly after C&W changed hands maybe 15 years ago we saw a supermarket trolley of toys being pushed away from from the shop. What goes round comes round and Bridges and Garrard are filling the retail gap.
Pancake Day next Tuesday ...
|mo 17 Feb|
St Elizabeth Hospice's next event is Welly Wednesday in Christchurch Park Ipswich this Wednesday. It's a 2.5km sponsored walk with inflatable obstacles and welly wanging.
|su 16 Feb|
Past astonishers have their own page.
|sa 15 Feb|
Roller derby is a young sport so there's always a new way to interpret the rules. We recall a downed skater having three seconds (a bit mean eh?) to get up but we can't find it in the current WFTDA rules.
|fr 14 Feb|
We have visited (after an hiccup) Benjamin Britten's Red House just outside Aldeburgh and it's a beautiful location at the end of an unmade road. The Red House is looking for volunteers and the garden alone would be an attraction. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01728 451700
|th 13 Feb|
The Are We Good Ancestors? show at the Aldeburgh Gallery opens today and runs until Wednesday the 19th.
Licensing a pic on Alamy cheers the day and 2019 was our most cheerful ever.
|we 12 Feb|
Suffolk Small Museum of the Year the Bawdsey Radar Trust is looking for two paid interns for six month placements.
Very pleased that the very pleasant fishmonger Darren Smith has renewed his ad on here. The next available ad slot is Thursday 27 February. Tell the world about yourself for two months and £9.95 ... ads explained here.
|tu 11 Feb|
We've renamed the roller derby section rolling to make it more inclusive.
|mo 10 Feb|
Suffolk Wildlife's Wild Tots for 1-4 year olds starts at the end of the month and Foxburrow Farm Melton.
|su 9 Feb|
JOB(S) Slightly confusing job ad for Felixstowe docks but what is clear circa £30k pa including bonus and shift pay.
Storm Ciara (not Clara) has closed the Orwell Bridge we think 3:00am-06:00pm.
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|sa 8 Feb|
The big hats and nipped in waists of suffragettes at the 1909 Women's Exhibtion in the Princes Rink Knightsbridge. Princes was the second largest rectangular rink in Britain making it a venue for ice hockey.
WANTED A graphic designer to be paid for designing a Bauhaus style poster.
|fr 7 Feb|
House sales quiet, well it's that time of year.
|th 6 Feb|
Now would be a good time to make us your home page.
The twice monthly(ish) digest is emailing out today to the 1800+ nearthecoasters on the list ... click the Singing Postman to go on the list.
Very flattered that our new advertiser/supporter is photographer Moggy who has an highly impressive portfolio of clients. Next available ad slot is 27 February, tell the world about yourself for two months and £9.95 ... ads explained here.
Worth seeing the BIG pic in this tweet to get the laugh.
|we 5 Feb|
Worried too many people might turn up at your coffee morning? Garden fete? Swingers' party? Don't do promotion on nearthecoast then.
|tu 4 Feb|
Life Skills 28: When in a shop run by posh people don't get your money out too soon, they'll keep you waiting before they take it ... it's something to do with the sordid nature of coin.
9am-2pm 29 February Knodishall Brownies are holding a table sale in the village hall with profits to the hall. Tables are £10, phone Brown Owl Jo Mayhew on 01728 831748.
|mo 3 Feb|
Yesterday in Cambridge visitors the Cambs Pythons failed a field goal and the ARU Rhinos ran in a td but it was called back, probably for holding ... it's ... more here
Suffolk Roller Derby recreating old time derby fun in 2018 and Ipswich.