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sa 16 Oct

Seven year old Mozart in 1763Next month Saturday 13th The Pakefield Singers perform at St Mary's Halesworth Mozart's Requiem, you might recognise this opening bit on YouTube. ♫

In a probably futile attempt to control our constantly sprawling Facebook albums we've merged Bury Saints 2017-2016.

fr 15 Oct

PC TipsFriend of nearthecoast Peter Brockett has a four year old Microsoft Surface and it's incompatible with Windows 11.  Gratifyingly he agrees with us and Tom's Guide, wait and see.

th 14 Oct

The clocks go backThe clocks go back in the early hours of Sunday the 31st.  The day before Saturday 30th the Badingham Cafe has a Clocks Back Brunch with optional preceding walk.

Old father time ...Throwback Thursday: 14 years ago today a pleasant sunny day in Aldeburgh with a display of Minis near the Moot Hall and petanqe/boule being played outside the White Lion.

we 13 Oct

Tomorrow there are two ethical fashion shows in Dennington Village Hall.

tu 12 Oct

Saturday the Suffolk Singers celebrate their 30th anniversary with a Celebration of Song at St Michael's Framlingham, your ticket includes refreshments! ♫

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Jess the black and white catThe Emergency Defibrillator digest is emailing out today ... click Jess Postman Pat's black and white cat to get your free copy.

Defibrillator at a college sports centreLife Skills 39:  We're clearly a bit slow, we couldn't see how useful emergency equipment like a defibrillator is when it's locked behind a number pad.  What you do is dial 999 to get the code, though in our defence some cases don't make this clear.

Stackton Tressel's response to the pandemic at best is belated and certainly dated especially as the blokes on the right don't know how to wear a mask.

mo 11 Oct

PC TipsBrowser windows side by sideOn a second monitor we wanted to easily put two browser windows side by side.  We found the easiest way was to use the Windows key with the cursor control keys ← → ↑ ↓, try it, it's fun.

FESPA (Friends of East Suffolk Performing Arts) have quiz in Southwold Friday 12th next month to help fund student bursaries and local support.

su 10 Oct

A small flurry of crimes in Wickham Market and continuing the recent shed burglaries theme tools stolen in Snape.

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Friday afternoon between Bradfield (not Bredfield) and Mistley ...

sa 9 Oct

For two nights at the end of the month the Fat Band reunite and pay tribute to the late James Holloway in Charsfield Village Hall. ♫

There would appear to be a vintage market on Woodbridge Quay next Saturday.

we 6 Oct

Now this is the way to do a shuffle.  A life time playing Paul Lamb and the King Snakes with support Back Porch this Sunday at the Ipswich Jazz Club. ♫

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

tu 5 Oct

Eastern Angles' autumn show is the newly written Our White Skoda Octavia.  Opening at the company's Ipswich theatre tomorrow until Saturday before touring East Anglia including Dennington Village Hall on the 27th.

mo 4 Oct
The 2021 Flipside festival in SwefflingOn the 30th this year's Flipside festival is being held at Yew Tree Barn Sweffling and the near by printroom gallery.  Your ticket includes complimentary beverages ... May I say your hair is looking particularly lovely today?
mo 4 Oct
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fr 1 Oct

Suffolk ConstabularyThis morning around 5.35am a shed in Felixstowe Road Martlesham was broken into.  Cash and hand tools were stolen.  Any information please contact Suffolk Police quoting crime ref 37/54682/21, you can phone 101.

The Man in the Hat Man in the Hat plays the Framlingham Railway tomorrow. ♫

th 30 Sep

Dutch rider Anoushka Koster checking the sea's still thereWe knew there was a stage postponed to Saturday week of the Women's Tour finishing in Felixstowe, we were there for the 2014 stage start.  We hadn't realised that it's the tour's final stage.  On the previous day there's another spectator opportunity just over the county border when the tour visits North Essex, Colchester to Clacton.

mo 27 Sep

Suffolk ConstabularyContinuing the shed burglary theme last week between 9pm Wednesday 22 and 5am Thursday 23 an outbuilding in Mill Lane Campsea Ashe was burgled.  Power tools and a M2R Racing Red pit motorbike were stolen.  Any info please contact Suffolk Police quoting crime reference 37/52958/21, you can phone 101.

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