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mo 19 Apr
What a car left behind after taking out a power pole and then colliding with a tree in New Road


su 18 Apr
Dr James Rogers visting Parham Airfield MuseumThe


 Airfield Museum will be re-opening this summer but not just yet.  In the meantime a fifteen minute film of Dr James Rogers visiting to research the wartime death of Joe Kennedy Jnr the elder brother of US president John F Kennedy ... mind you the doctor can't pronounce Parham properly.
sa 17 Apr
A witch ducking this year?Planning a

witch ducking

 at this difficult time?  Only the witch, the witchfinder and since Monday up to six people including children but not carers or two households can attend but you're still welcome to promote the ducking with us.
fr 16 Apr
The temporary traffic lights have been in Fairfield Road


 for three months presumably to stop us walking on the pavement and now the free and now for the past weeks the public toilets in Crown and Anchor Alley have joined in.
th 15 Apr
Suffolk Constabulary JOBS  Surprisingly the constabulary has perhaps 15 non-frontline vacancies pretty much all full time and include Campaigns and Marketing, Digital Comms, Firearms and Photographic Technician.
We've actually remembered to update our YouTube Reasons To Be Cheerful playlist.
tu 13 Apr
Suffolk ConstabularyA sad irony that Sunday's one vehicle fatal accident was in Lovers Lane


 ... trees can be very unforgiving.
It wasn't just us that thought the BBC was having a funny turn.
mo 12 Apr
Blessed (pronounce the ed as in that there Ed Sheraton) be the BBC, Radio 4 Extra is back.
Last week in Victoria Mill Road


su 11 Apr
What's happened to BBC Radio 4 Extra?
th 8 Apr
The Station Hotel - 01728 723455Been seriously missing Earl Soham Vic so much looking forward to the Framlingham Station re-opening Monday.  The Station has been doing their lockdown bit by serving takeaway pizzas from the wood fired oven by the sizeable garden at the rear.
we 7 Apr
The Crown Hotel Framlingham with a carriage entranceSurprising how little the Market Hill


 has changed last and this century, inevitably the temporarily closed Crown Hotel features and when it still had a carriage entrance from the hill.
Monday we got the contact number for news of Lilly wrong (sorry), we've corrected it to 07732 915065.
Last week an overnight burglary near Walnut Lane


mo 5 Apr
Lilly missing from BrandestonLilly is an unusually light coloured tabby, quite nervous and has been missing from

Wickham Market

since 24 March.  Any news contact Candy Wells 07732 915065.
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su 4 Apr

Dr Nearthecoast

 is in and listening but at this difficult time only consulting via email at ntc@nearthecoast.com
sa 3 Apr
We thought the world was slowly drifting back to normality so discouraging that next weekend's Paris-Roubiax has been postponed until October.
A little bit of Easter fun in Fore Street


fr 2 Apr
Kickstart Scheme JOB  The very excellent theatre company Eastern Angles are offering two six month Theatre Production Assistant placements.  Applicants need to be 16-24 and receiving Universal Credit ... sounds marvellous.
Turkish National FlagTurkey has taken over from Germany as the third most busy country reading our digest ... Turkey?!
In american football the NFL for the coming season have dropped one pre-season game and added a seventeenth regular season game.  Looking at the schedule it seems teams play an opponent from the other conference ...
th 1 Apr
Jaques Tati  1907-1982The twice monthly(ish)


 emailing out late this morning to the 1950+ nearthecoasters on the list ... click Jaques Tati to receive it free.
Rubbish Thursday ... the day before Good Friday
PCC Tim Passmore (left) with a crushed car - pic Suffolk ConstabularyThis Thursday 6 May (delayed from last year) we get to vote for one of three candidates for


 Police Crime Commissioner.  Tim Passmore so far has been been Suffolk's only PCC.  If you're on the electoral register you should have or will soon get your poll card, you don't have to have it to vote but it makes it lot easier.
If it's your thirty fifth birthday this year then you're younger than EastEnders.
Stackton Tressel town council have appointed a Fun Czar but for security reasons have not identified the new appointee.  Suggestions have been made it's that thereApril Fool Ed Sheraton.  Chairman Dame Celia Baumhugger wouldn't confirm or deny this though she volunteered the new Czar does like trees.
we 31 Mar
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tu 30 Mar
Wisps of returning normality; the


 Maltings Farmers Market 9:30am-1:00pm this Saturday and EACH have a Bubble Rush scheduled for July in



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