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th 22 Oct

PC TipsWe're back on Twitter and it only took four days ... it's takenTweet us! us months to get a dental appointment.

The Aldeburgh Gallery has started it's winter season with works by Joanne Aylward and Debbie George.

 JOB  Framlingham College are looking for a highly organised and proactive school secretary ... just a few more days before applications close.

Belatedly we've updated the YouTube reasons to be cheerful playlist.

we 21 Oct

Trafalgar Day - 21 October 1805

The Station Hotel - 01728 723455Very very pleased to welcome back supporter The Framlingham Station where the kitchen is open seven days a week, the Earl Soham Brewery beers taste as good as ever and during the present difficulties is served at the  table.

Perhaps it's time for the bulletin board to fade way ...

The clocks go BACK  The clocks go BACK this coming weekend.

tu 20 Oct

PC TipsIf you inadvertently put the camera on the iPhone in your pocket into panorama mode it soon becomes a very acceptable hand warmer.

The Leiston Long Shop reopened last week ... didn't know it had closed.

Double grand tours on the telly tonight, the Giro on Quest (you don't have to register but there are adverts) and the Vuelta on ITV4.

Perhaps it's time for the bulletin board to fade way ...

mo 19 Oct

PC TipsEmbarrassingly our Twitter account has been locked.  When we opened the account we were still at junior school and the software ... more here

Women's american football has its own nearthecoast Facebook album.

su 18 Oct

Chloe Lawrence busking on the Market Hill Framlingham♫ Yesterday on the Market Hill Framlingham no Carl Jones fruit and veg (he's hurt his back) but new to us busker Chloe Lawrence.  Today Framlingham College's sports field in New Road has no rugby goal posts ... no doubt something to do with Covid-19.

You can watch the Giro d'Italia in Welsh and live on iPlayer despite Geriant Thomas crashing out early on with a fractured hip.

fr 16 Oct

Local lockdown restrictionsThe Beeb has a very useful page listing the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions where you are ... more than the government has achieved.

th 15 Oct

Spitfires on the BBC World ServicePossibly something to do with the government employing incompetents who think a spreadsheet is the way to manage a large database but a marked increase in confirmed Covid-19 cases in East Suffolk.  Seventieth reason to be cheerful Spitfires on the World Service.

If it's your 29th birthday this year you're younger than the Hubble Space Telescope.

we 14 Oct

Do remember this website is not available in the shops ... like Dettol it seems.

tu 13 Oct

nearthecoast at Alamy  We have over 5,000 stock images available on Alamy.

mo 12 Oct

New Zealand's national flagSurprising number of Kiwis looking at last week's digest the Parham one.

Worried too many people might turn up at your virtual coffee morning?  Garden fete?  Swingers' party?  Don't do promotion on nearthecoast then.

su 11 Oct

Missing tabby from Mutton Lane, BrandsetonThis unusually marked tabby tom has been missing from Mutton Lane Brandeston for a month.  Any sightings or info please email Lou Paget on

Last Sunday Badingham Cafe raised over £200 for the village church St John the Bapist.

sa 10 Oct

Report that someone in Little Mutterings had lost their pencil proves fake news.

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