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we 6 Sep

The now closed Framlingham BarclaysAfter 126 years the Framlingham Barclays bank closed the Friday before last.  The cash dispenser and signs have gone, they'll need a carpenter to close the lobby doors which have no keyhole on the outside.  30 years ago Felixstowe was the nearest LINK cash dispenser to near the coast and Aldeburgh complained it had no ATM for visitors wanting to spend money ... what goes round comes round.

tu 5 Sep

Comedy and tragedyThe Breath of Life by David HareThe Breath of Life by David Hare is a two hander played by Suzanna Pickering and Nina Trebilcock in this Old School Theatre production.  There are three dates this month around near the coast starting Friday at The Two Sisters Felixstowe which we have yet to visit.

fr 21 Apr

Tour of BritainDoesn't look like the Tour of Britain's is going the way of the Women's Tour because Thursday 7 September the fifth stage will finish in Felixstowe.

we 14 Dec

Christmas Day Dip 2018Bah, humbug!We really like the St Elizabeth Hospice Christmas Day Dip in Felixstowe despite in 2018 our sun roof blowing off driving there.  It's a lot cheaper to register before Thursday the 22nd.

fr 30 Sep

Natalie Songer's SatellitesOn into October Natalie Songer tours her one person show Satellites around near the coast.  Venues include the Bungay Fisher Theatre, Norwich The Garage, Two Sisters Felixstowe and tonight the Halesworth Cut.

mo 31 Jan
shed burglary

Suffolk ConstabularySome time between 9pm Saturday 30 April and 9am Sunday 1st May a shed on Foxgrove Lane Felixstowe had its lock forced.  A black Raleigh Motus Tour electric pedal cycle was stolen.  Any information please contact Suffolk police quoting crime ref 37/26029/22, you can call 101.

In 2010-2006 and Felixstowe the town was visited more than once by the Women's Tour, there were Christmas Dips and we visited the Blue Cross Adoption Centre.

tu 28 Dec

Bah, humbug!The Felixstowe Christmas Day Dip was postponed on the day because of high winds, don't know if they will re-open registrations.  The Westleton New Year fireworks though have been cancelled, don't know why.

sa 13 Feb

Suffolk ConstabularyFelixstowe - Defibrillator vandalised for the third time

Police are appealing for witnesses after a defibrillator unit was vandalised in Felixstowe.  The incident occurred Thursday 11 February, to the unit outside the public toilets in Sea Road.  The unit lens was cracked, which is suspected to have been caused by somebody hitting it.

This is the third time in two years the unit has sustained damage – on the previous occasion in October last year the glass front was smashed.

sa 30 Jan
Inevitably the Women's Tour has been pushed back to June but still the final stage finishes in Felixstowe .  Had a lovely time (and free Costa coffee) in 2014 when the Tour's third stage started in Felixstowe.  Whilst we're en velo the World CycloCross Championships are on the BBC iPlayer and red button today and tomorrow.
th 20 Feb

Suffolk ConstabularyIn the very early hours of St Valentine's day an odd road accident on the A14 in Felixstowe.

su 9 Feb

 JOB(S)  Slightly confusing job ad for Felixstowe docks but what is clear circa £30k pa including bonus and shift pay.

fr 27 Dec

Felixstowe Christmas Day Dip 2019Hopefully you had a good one?  As previously we enjoyed the Felixstowe Christmas Day Dip despite our Crocs keep filling with pebbles.  This year an Australian presence and ... then, like a football match, suddenly it had all packed up and gone.  Great support for the St Elizabeth Hospice and a ways off but you can already register for the excellent Bubble Rush next year.

tu 19 Nov

This morning in Felixstowe a mystery pedestrian was struck by an Audi Q7.

tu 8 Oct

Suffolk ConstabularyVictoria Hall was murdered 20 years ago after a night out in Felixstowe.  Suffolk Police have two videos and other new information.

we 24 Jul

Surprising that some persons think they can in a Felixstowe afternoon harass a teenage girl and get away with it ... maybe he will.

fr 21 Jun
Summer Solstice - the longest day

Suffolk RemembersToday is the summer solstice and St Elizabeth Hospice will be lighting 5,000 candles in Felixstowe as Suffolk Remembers.  You can dedicate a candle to a memory for a suggested five pound donation.

we 26 Dec

Christmas Day Dip in FelixstoweThere was a very heavy frost in Framlingham yesterday Christmas morning.  Defrosting the car took at least 15 minutes contributing to us arriving 30 seconds late for the Felixstowe Christmas Dip a St Elizabeth Hospice fund raiser.  30 seconds is relevant as understandably a lot of the dippers don't stay in that long.  We spent a lot of time fending off mince pies as did this police officer who was surprisingly chatty ... perhaps a bit bored.

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