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th 1 Apr
Rubbish Thursday ... the day before Good Friday
PCC Tim Passmore (left) with a crushed car - pic Suffolk ConstabularyThis Thursday 6 May (delayed from last year) we get to vote for one of three candidates for Suffolk Police Crime Commissioner.  Tim Passmore so far has been been Suffolk's only PCC.  If you're on the electoral register you should have or will soon get your poll card, you don't have to have it to vote but it makes it lot easier.
If it's your thirty fifth birthday this year then you're younger than EastEnders.
Stackton Tressel town council have appointed a Fun Czar but for security reasons have not identified the new appointee.  Suggestions have been made it's that thereApril Fool Ed Sheraton.  Chairman Dame Celia Baumhugger wouldn't confirm or deny this though she volunteered the new Czar does like trees.
we 31 Mar
 JOB  A full time start immediately Swimming Pool/Tarpaulin worker wanted in Framlingham.
world backup day
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tu 30 Mar
Wisps of returning normality; the Snape Maltings Farmers Market 9:30am-1:00pm this Saturday and EACH have a Bubble Rush scheduled for July in Norwich .
mo 29 Mar
We often enjoy taking a quiet turn around Framlingham Cemetery.  Next week the main entrance will be closed for a fortnight! to allow resurfacing.
Nice to see rolling  in Clissold Park Stoke Newington, we used to jog there with a three legged dog call Spock ... we could usually keep up with her.
su 28 Mar
 JOB  Carpenter wanted in Saxmundham for work on a high end residential project.
We've actually remembered to update our YouTube Reasons To Be Cheerful playlist.
sa 27 Mar
Currys PC World tech expertAnorak Alert No.33:  That tech expert in the Currys PC World advert advising to put speakers as far apart as you can is presumably unaware of 'hole in the middle' ... but like all things hifi tweaks can't agree where's best to put the speakers.
fr 26 Mar
PC Tips Scam emailToday we got both a scam text and a scam email pretending to be Royal Mail about the same fictional delivery.  DON'T click on the links but if you hover your mouse over the links in the email you'll see the web addresses are nothing to do with Royal Mail.
 JOB  Wanted in Framlingham a live out nanny for four days a week.
th 25 Mar
Rapid Covid Testing Larger signs than previously pointing at the Framlingham Fire/Police for now rapid Covid-19  testing but still nothing showing where to go next.  The East Suffolk (not including Ipswich) infections curve is looking really really good but it's still not back to last summer's so keep following the rules.  Eighty second reason to be cheerful is Mary Poppins doing accents.
we 24 Mar
The Mayor of Loughborough opening the Premier Skating RinkA handful of vintage rolling pix that could be filed as groups with the Mayor of Loughborough opening the Premier Skating Rink and the latest craze in Dundee is American Roller Skating ... perhaps it's the name of the rink.
tu 23 Mar
PC TipsLife Skills 38 : The first law of electronics is It's always the lead; the second law is the same as the first.  The cable bending where ... more here
Women's american football has its own nearthecoast Facebook album.
mo 22 Mar
 JOBS  In Framlingham a prestigious estate agency is recruiting a full time Sales Coordinator, Sue Ryder are looking for a Retail Volunteer and wanted near Fram a flexible hours Assistant Bookkeeper.
fr 19 Mar
Smell of fresh paint coming from the Crown and Anchor Alley toilets.Framlingham.
th 18 Mar
Rich Hall from off the tellyLike the Maverick  Festival strap line Often unheard, always unherd.  This September the wonderfully grumpy Rich Hall will be returning, and unheard by us but certainly unherd Black Eyed Dogs will do a show and then transmogrify into Dogs Play Dead to do a Grateful Dead set ... can't wait.
East Suffolk (District) Council's paid service (£45) collecting large items for disposal started up again this week.
The temporary traffic lights have been in Fairfield Road Framlingham for two months presumably to stop us walking on the pavement and now for some weeks the public toilets in Crown and Anchor Alley have joined in.
tu 16 Mar
Saxmundham Art Station JOB  Reckon this'll appeal to many, a programme manager wanted at the Saxmundham Art Station in the old post office on the High Street ... three days a week and paid!
We've reached seventeen hundred+ Twitter followers which is nice. nearthecoast on Twitter

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