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April (the Holly Rees one) 2017   visit the web site at www.NearTheCoast.com
tu 25 Apr

Artist Holly Rees at her Studio 90 show The Holly Rees exhibition opened at Studio 90 Rendham Friday evening and the carefully executed paintings clearly showed the young artist's interest in landscape.  Her show continues until Sunday 14 May, more info here.

Wrestling tonight at Stonham Barns, first bell 7pm.

mo 24 Apr

Flag football at the Iceni SpearsSunday near Norwich the Iceni Spears were training for the autumn's Opal flag football series.  Flag football is no (hopefully) contact American football where you're tackled if an opponent can grab a flag from your waist.  The flags can be just football socks tucked into your waistband or like the Spears yellow streamers held in place by plastic poppers.  The Spears have an everybody welcome flag rookie day next month.

PC TipsIn the last 18 months we've had three monitors and two tvs fail.  When the third monitor failed it occurred to us that one of the failed tvs had a picture with the internal dvd player and an hdmi input ... just saying.

su 23 Apr
St George's Day - the patron saint of England

Lynne Hanson and the Good Intentions♫ Last night Canadian Lynne Hanson and her band hit the spot at the Eye Bank and we were sonically tickled by the melodic bass licks of Mari Joseé Dandeneau.  In 2014 we photographed Lynne on crutches at Easton Farm Park and it has taken three operations and until this year for her to be right again ... pleased to hear it.

We've collected past astonishers to their own page.

sa 22 Apr

The Fighting 493rd BGThe Debach Airfield Museum re-opens for the summer tomorrow week Sunday the 30th and is then open every last Sunday of the month until the end of September.

we 19 Apr

The oil seed rape around Framlingham is looking really rather good.

tu 18 Apr

East Essex Sabres warming upThe toilet cubicle we patronised at the Deanes Sports Centre near Rayleigh had a door that passed so close to the toilet bowl that careful planning was needed to get in and out.  There was something distasteful looking smeared on a wall and the hand drier didn't work but at reception there was a cheerful young woman ... more here

 JOB  Branch manager for William H Brown estate agents Framlingham.

th 13 Apr

 JOB  Full time chef de partie wanted for Framlingham country dining pub.

tu 11 Apr

The fish and chip van has only inquired about joining Framlingham market not applied (thanks Eileen) ... still miss Thursday nights.

mo 10 Apr

The Market Hill on a sunny SaturdayA beautiful sunny day Saturday on the Market Hill Framlingham, Over the Moon coffee should be back for Tuesday's market tomorrow and we've been told a fish and chip van has applied (see above) to join the market.

su 9 Apr

♫ A mature Punk/New wave band in the Woodbridge/Framlingham/Ipswich axis looking for a singer, they promise not to take requests.

The April near the coast house sale review.

th 6 Apr

A piece of police seized jewelleryA 58 year old Felixstowe woman has been arrested on suspicion of theft and what sounds like a small mountain of jewellery seized by police.  Do you recognise any of it?

we 5 Apr

The long defunct farthing, on quarter of an old pennyLife Skills 14: Before closing a credit card account with a monthly direct debit cancel the direct debit first like we did our MBNA card, despite having zero balance MBNA is complaining it can't take the 25 direct debit.

the A to Z of near the coast

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