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fr 27 May

Speed cameras today in Eye, Kenton, Melton and Woodbridge.

fr 22 Apr

The Eastern Angles spring show Somewhere in England is in Eye tonight.

sa 16 Jan

 JOBS  As of today there seem to be care (mostly night) assistants wanted in Eye, Framlingham, Halesworth, Saxmundham and Woodbridge.

su 29 Nov

#bloodychristmas ... eh?2pm today the Castleton Brass Band (they're from Eye) will perform a Christmas concert at Tommy Mills Framlingham, tickets will be available on the door.

sa 5 Dec

Castleton Brass Band in FramlinghamOn the Framlingham Market Hill today both windy and the Castleton Brass Band (they're from Eye).

su 21 Jun
Summer Solstice - the longest day

The Tramps in the the Halesworth Cut last night has moved on since we last saw it in the Eye bank, it now includes a running joke about Ed Sheeran with his lovely red hair and his lovely blue eyes.

th 1 May

The Keeper's Daughter's show Beauty's Legacy is travelling way out of East Anglia this spring but kick's off tomorrow at the Bank Eye and returns on the 10th to Stradbroke.

sa 12 Apr

Suffolk Chief Constable Douglas PaxtonAt yesterday's meet and greet in Eye Chief Constable Douglas Paxton had handcuffs and a cs spray on his belt, as one attending officer commented He is a policeman.  The Chief Constable and Commissioner Tim Passmore will be meeting and greeting through out the summer, the next one is Friday July 25 in Lowestoft.

fr 14 Feb
Valentine's Day

obvious reasonsA free concert at the Eye community centre this noon, tonight a Valentine's disco in Saxmundham and free sports for youngsters in Leiston but sadly tonight will also be Chelsea's last (for obvious reasons) dispensing liquid therapy at the Framlingham Station.

th 20 Jun

KEEP FEET CLEARWe nominally visited the Eye Bank Tuesday to see Christine Cooper's weekly print class but was distracted (we're easily distracted) by the building.  It had been the Midland bank but earlier this year in blisteringly fast time the pretty much abandoned fabric was renovated to became an arts centre and a cafe with a proper coffee machine.  Though a few of the rooms seem to be searching for a purpose considered thought has been used and we were gratified to inspect a real strong room.

th 6 Jun

Daisy Cooper in 2010 and FramlinghamLibDem Daisy Cooper gave Suffolk Coastal's mp Therese Coffey a run for both their finances at the last general election ... related in a blood relation way Daisy's mum Christine will be leading the first of five weekly print making sessions at the Eye Bank this coming Tuesday.

we 1 Aug

Things to do this weekend include Saturday evening Man in the Hat at the Aldeburgh Railway Inn and Friday and Saturday the Keeper's Daughter company present at Hartismere School Eye (like last year's outstanding Romeo and Juliet) a promenade performance of Looking Glass.

we 23 May

The Black Swan chefThe Homersfield (it's near Diss) Black Swan yesterday was packed with chairmen, facilitators, co-ordinators, mayoral chains, at least one cleric and a slap up cream team to launch Seven Towns In Sound which includes Eye and Halesworth.  The downloadable audio walking guides have been produced by Nick Jenkins of Soundboard Productions who did a similar thing for Framlingham (and an impromptu skatepark opening) a couple of years back.

tu 10 Apr

Last year The Keeper's Daughter put together a brilliant promenade Romeo and Juliet at the high school in Eye.  They're doing it again this summer but this time it's Alice Through The Looking Glass.

sa 6 Aug

Romeo and JulietYou need to know for Romeo and Juliet at Hartismere School Eye it's red for Montague and blue for Capulet ... the audience are Montagues and Capulets too.  This promenade production (the audience move to follow the action) by the Keeper's Daughter is witty, extremely original and the young cast take it on at 100mph (we bet Romeo's mum was annoyed he'd got his shirt so dirty at just the dress rehearsal).  Two shows today, go and see it.  More pix on FB

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