... a bit Suffolk
|fr 9 Dec|
Framlingham's finest The Outlaws' absolutely last, final and terminal gig will be 17th December at Cretingham Golf Club. Tickets on sale and only from the golf club, book on 01728 685275. SOLD OUT
|th 17 Nov|
|fr 21 Oct|
|th 15 Sep|
In Stately Terrace
Framlinghama globe artichoke has been allowed to bolt ... and we don't care.
|we 14 Sep|
|tu 30 Aug|
Docs in the
FramlinghamCo-op 10am-2pm today ... actually it's a man and a woman with clipboards on the Market Hill.
|sa 27 Aug|
Yesterday afternoon more ROAD CLOSED signs appeared in Victoria Mill Road
Framlinghamthough it was quite apparent it wasn't, after a bit all the signs went away.
|fr 26 Aug|
This is Joy Hale in
Framlinghamwalking Rex. Rex isn't her dog, she's walking him as a Cinnamon Trust volunteer. Cinnamon volunteers help those having difficulty caring for their pets by walking, vet visits and short term fostering for hospital stays and respite. Volunteers are protected by the trust's insurance and new faces are always welcome.
|tu 23 Aug|
|mo 15 Aug|
|we 3 Aug|
In Brick Lane
Framlinghamthere's are at least two fields with traditional corn stooks. We're told by a farming neighbour the corn has been grown for thatching straw and is being conditioned in the stooks. They'll be there for around a fortnight and surprisingly a drop of rain will help.
|mo 1 Aug|
Speak of a bus shelter and one is sure to appear. There are three way temporary lights in Station and Victoria Mill Roads
Framlinghamtoday so a gang can install a replacement bus shelter maybe twenty yards nearer to Parham from the previous position. We'll see how long this one lasts.
Meanwhile behind what was the Atlas Group and Earl Soham Vets in New Road Fram there are white vans, hiviz and safety helmets.
|su 31 Jul|
The bus shelter(s) that used to be in Station Road
Framlinghamhave been clouted by something vehicular twice. First in 2009 (gossip was something large turning out Victoria Mill Road) and though both crashes made the shelter unusable they weren't as comprehensive as this wipe out in Tasburgh on the A140.
|we 27 Jul|
The scaffolding outside the
FramlinghamCrown and Anchor has gone, it's been there so long it now looks naked without it.
|tu 19 Jul|
|th 14 jl 16|
Volunteers on the
FramlinghamMere today have cleared an overgrown drain and replaced this footpath gate, they've moved it away from the muddy bit.
|we 13 Jul|
Nice small town moment this evening in
Framlingham's Fen Meadow. A young woman walking two dogs had dropped an envelope containing money and a tidy person had put it in that bin by the bridge. Fram DIY lent the dog walker some screwdrivers to work the locky thing on the bin and she got her money back ... nice one Fram DIY.
|fr 1 Jul|
Last Sunday's open gardens in Double Street
Framlinghamwas the first for seventeen years. A very damp start but there are some really beautiful gardens in Double Street and a very encouraging queue at the start of play so surely a success.
|su 5 Jun|
Framlinghamlady in Crown and Anchor Alley.
|mo 30 May|
|su 29 May|
|th 5 May|
|tu 19 Apr|
One of the first things we did when we moved to
Framlinghamwas buy a pair of smart (by our standards) shoes in John Self's. Soon after we bought some trainers from the camera and sports shop that was in The Old Mews. You can't usefully buy shoes (an item that because of erratic sizing is dodgy to buy mail order) in Fram any more ... but there's a much wider selection of knick knacks, gifts and greeting cards.
|su 3 Apr|
Thursday's Film @ Fram in the
FramlinghamCon Club is The Lady in the Van. The Regal in 1962 (it was down New Road) showed fourteen films most of which we hadn't heard of. Three digit phone numbers, three prices of admission (10p to 17.5p) and interesting ads; camera and another shoe shop in Well Close Square, a pay library on the Market Hill plus somewhere in Fram The Castle Espresso Lounge. (Thanks to Jane Bloom.)
|fr 11 Mar|
Earlier this week we bought an InterSlot Time Warper on Amazon in the hope it would get us caught up on those difficult days. For the first time we chose to collect it from the yellow lockers on Potter's Garage forecourt in
Framlingham. The afternoon sun made it difficult to see the screen and scanning the emailed barcode wasn't offered (though we now suspect the scanner is below the screen) but onscreen keyboard pin entry swung a door open. The door is chained surely so the locker can close its own doors ... we left feeling very 21st century.
|mo 29 Feb|
We lost useful broadband Saturday morning (thank you BT) which was a pity as we wanted to tell you about wrestling that evening at the Stonham Barns and The Outlaws at the
FramlinghamCon Club. Coming back from The Outlaws we passed The Railway at 10:50pm just as a nun ran past presumably not wanting to miss last orders ... honest, a nun ... a bloke but in a wimple and habit.
|sa 13 Feb|
Framlinghamwedding very brave in such cold overcast weather and the bride wore a beautiful floral hair piece.
|mo 1 Feb|
|su 24 Jan|
We have an uncertain memory that some years ago when Gwen Randall was the head of
FramlinghamCollege a planning application for the weatherboard cottage on the corner of College and Pembroke Roads was refused. The College have now submitted planning application DC/15/4742/FUL (it's lively on the comments tab) to demolish it and replace it with two semis.
|su 17 Jan|
A dog walker in New Road
Framlinghamyesterday told us he'd seen a firecrest on a nearby footpath. He was surprised he'd never seen one before and clearly struck by it's colourfulness. The RSPB web site says it competes with the goldcrest for the UK's smallest bird ... not the wren then?
|fr 8 Jan|
Opposite the Jet garage in Station Road
Framlinghamtemporary traffic lights and one way working whilst something is laid in the pavement.
|Framlingham in 2015|