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fr 22 Jan
We're making changes ...Potters must have been a business in


 for well over a 100 years so poignant to see the Co-op will now be running the petrol station in Station Road.  While we're in Fram two posh JOBS going, bursar at the college and a locum at the vets.
nearthecoast at AlamyAlways cheers the day licensing a pic on Alamy.  Today it's two pics, vinyl and the Narnia tales in Puffin paperback, to see our stock photography click on ...
th 21 Jan
Last week two dogs worried pregnant ewes at


The village doesn't support you?  Promote yourself on nearthecoast.
tu 19 Jan
Confirmed cases of Covid-19 in East SuffolkThough last week there were 82 fewer


 cases in East Suffolk than the preceding week it's hardly made a dent in the overall curve ... seventy eight reason to be cheerful Well, a girl's gotta eat!
The Suffolk Animal Rescue charity shop in


 is of course closed but manager and


 resident Lucy Daykin on 01728 685632 can still accept donations.  Welcome items include books, CDs, DVDs, and printer ink cartridges full or empty.  
mo 18 Jan
Winnie the Pooh Day - AA Milne's birthday
Temporary traffic lights in Fairfield Road FramlinghamTemporary traffic lights back in Fairfield Road


, this time by the Brick Lane junction and looking likely present for pavement repair ... might be an idea to fix the tree that causes the flooding that damages the pavement.
The Beeb has a very useful page summarising the


restrictions where you are.
You may be in a pic on our Facebook page. nearthecoast on Facebook
Radio Stradbroke's Home ServiceAt this difficult time Radio


is broadcasting daily from 10:00am, it's Huggy today.
fr 15 Jan

Advent window in Double Street FramlinghamAn outstanding £1,536.24 was raised by the the Double Street Framlingham Advent Windows including £139.50 from face masks made by a resident.  The benefitting charities are St Elizabeth Hospice and the Lebanon Appeal.

Wednesday lunchtime in Saxmundham a householder in their hall disturbed an intruder.

th 14 Jan

Tokyo 2020 the 2021 summer Olympics With question marks over this summer's Tokyo Olympics encouraging if maybe foolhardy that the Tour de Rwanda is going ahead at the end of next month with of course the Wall of Kigali.

Yesterday's Suffolkness digest is being surprisingly active in Germany ... didn't know there was a European Suffolk diaspora eh?

we 13 Jan

Dr Nearthecoast is in and listening but at this difficult time only consulting via email at ntc@nearthecoast.com

Jess the black and white catThe erratic twice(ish) monthly digest emailed out today ... click Jess Postman Pat's black and white cat to get your free copy.

... Suffolkness before the Castle Keep estate was built on it eh?Stackton Tressel town council's Suffolkness committee has issued new guidelines.  To be authentic Suffolk you should have a Co-op loyalty card, drink beer (meaning mild) not lager, know what squit is, who the manager of ITFC is and where Benhall and Little Mutterings are, and not use 'do' and 'does' the right way round like those la di da townies from that there London does ... owning a tractor helps ...

tu 12 Jan

Saturday the first proper Framlingham market of 2021 had sun, virtually all the traders and socially distanced a bit of queuing.  They're there again today.

Stand up Lou Sanders being a lot braver than us on eight wheels.

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

mo 11 Jan

A witch ducking this year?Planning a witch ducking at this difficult time?  Only the witch, the witchfinder (they can't really work from home) and members of the witch's bubble can be present but you're still welcome to promote the ducking with us.

It's taken even longer than last time to update the reasons to be cheerful playlist ...

su 10 Jan

Pleasant Green is near the coast's own Sleepy Hollow and is between Orford and Rendlesham.

sa 9 Jan

 JOB  Wanted in Framlingham a parts advisor ... very possibly Earnest Doe eh?  Got a feeling we've seen this vacancy before?

fr 8 Jan

The Art Station Saxmundham has studios/workspaces/hot desks available now.

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th 7 Jan

The bar at the 2019 Maverick FestivalThings to look forward to are Pancake Day next month, the race to the sun Paris-Nice happening in March and hopefully local old friend the Maverick Festival returning in July (with Terra Lightfoot) especially as there's been a parliamentary festival inquiry.

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

we 6 Jan

This year we're going with today being Twelfth Night.

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