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tu 7 Feb

Table top sale in CloptonNear the coast you're supposed to know by osmosis when the Framlingham Gala is and when the Stratford St Andrew Riverside Centre  is open but this table top sale Saturday week has relented to let you know it's in Clopton Saturday week.

mo 6 Feb

Hopefully after two years the temporary traffic lights in Fairfield Road Framlingham will be gone at the end of the month.

sa 4 Feb

Lots of upcoming sociability in Wilby village hall starting today with the Six Nations on the big screen plus the bar open and between matches food (probably hot dogs).

The sunlit uplands of roller derby when it was newly born in the UK. Keep on Rolling!

fr 3 Feb

Suffolk ConstabularyTomorrow morning 10am-12pm in Laxfield's Village Hall Community Engagement Officer PC Simon Green will be meeting, greeting, providing crime reduction advice and free security marking.

th 2 Feb

Suffolk ConstabularyOvernight Tuesday a shed in Main Road Kelsale was broken into and a blue Suzuki GSXR 1000 motorbike reg YN04 KMF stolen.  Any info contact Suffolk police quoting crime reference 37/6336/23, you can call 101

we 1 Feb

Sea Sagas of the NorthProfessor Jules Pretty has a very impressive cv including chairs at both the Universities of Essex and Kansas State.  The Wednesday after next in the Hacheston Village Hall he'll be speaking and signing his book Sea Sagas of the North.

Marcel the Shell better not come near our vegetables!

tu 31 Jan

Fiona Parker Pottery WorkshopThe Saturday after next in Wickham Market Fiona Parker is offering a pottery workshop (with tea, coffee and cake) to make a hanging planter.  It's in the suffolksense studio, we're not entirely sure where that is but as it's in the High Street can't be hard to find.

John Grose in Station Road Framlingham shut three years ago today and despite some recent activity still no sign of it becoming a supermarket ... perhaps it won't.

Each week day in Framlingham there's a different warm space offering a hot beverage and no doubt a bit of company.

mo 30 Jan

A to Z of ntcDon't know your way round nearthecoast?  You need the A to Z, it's FREE, kills 99% of known germs plus you don't have to pay and display or walk through the gift shop to get out.

su 29 Jan

How to promote yourself on nearthecoast.com.

sa 28 Jan

Earl Soham PTFA QuizEarl Soham Primary School's PTFA is quizzing Friday night with a cash bar, BYOF and tickets on the door or in advance by email.  Everybody welcome, the good peeps there will find or make a team for singletons.

The Lighthouse Restaurant Aldeburgh re-opens for the season Wednesday.

fr 27 Jan
Holocaust Remembrance Day

Around 12:15am today Friday 27 January a tipper van YT 12 VBP was stolen from business premises off Saxtead Road Framlingham  Entry was forced to the site and the white Transit driven away.  Any info please contact Suffolk police quoting reference 37/5138/23, you can call 101.

th 26 Jan
Australia Day

Similar to Framlingham's allotment expansion Woodbridge town council are looking for land to become allotments.  Friend of ntc Peter Brockett has suggested the proposed Stackton Tressel allotment expansion should be careful Woodbridge tc don't snipe the land behind the Trouser Museum.

Suffolk ConstabularyA white Husquvarna dirt bike AU 68 YCY was stolen from a garage on Vicarage Road Laxfield between 3:30pm Monday 23 and 4:15pm Tuesday 24 Jan.  Any info please contact Suffolk police quoting crime reference 37/4692/23, you can call 101.

we 25 Jan
Burns Night

Suffolk ConstabularyBetween 9:00am Friday 20 January and 10:24am Monday 23 January three trees on the grounds of Kelsale Primary School were damaged.  Any info contact Suffolk Police quoting crime ref: 37/4298/23, you can call 101.

house sales around near the coastFOR SALE by online auction next Tuesday end of terrace 30 Victoria Mill Road Framlingham.  It's one of those on the crescent, thanks Edith.

tu 24 Jan

Jaques Tati  1907-1982The fortnightly(ish) digest emails out today to the 1300+ ntcers on the list ... click Jaques Tati to get it for free.

house sales around near the coastThere are house sales for the last two years sorted by road and street for Framlingham, Saxmundham, Wickham Market, Woodbridge and now Melton.

mo 23 Jan

Eric Ravilious  1903-1942Anorak Alert No.51:  We like Eric Ravilious' careful and faintly other worldly watercolours.  Last week we enjoyed the feature documentary film Eric Ravilious Drawn to War but were slightly irritated by a hand shown using an open bottle of Quink and a fountain pen as a dip pen.

su 22 Jan
Chinese New Year of the Rabbit

Gridiron UKThis afternoon's UWE Bullets at the UEA Pirates In Norwich POSTPONED because of pitch conditions.  Last home game of the Pirates' season and UWE is University of the West of England in Bristol.

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