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tu 16 Jan
2024

Suffolk ConstabularyTowards the end of last year and already this year there have been multiple storage container forced entries in locations including Melton, Martlesham and Ipswich.  In most cases hand tools and machinery were stolen.  Entry has been made using heavy duty cutting equipment.  General security advice can be found here.

we 8 Mar
2023
road closures

Road works eh?The A12 between Ipswich and the M25 has three sets of road works with at least two running into next year and signs on the A12 between Martlesham and the A14 announce road works due this month, not easy to find details online.

mo 9 Jan
2023
Plough Monday

 JOBS  The Framlingham chippy is looking for part time staff, St Elizabeth Hospice needs furniture van drivers at the Martlesham Retail Centre and you have until tomorrow to apply as Homework Club Assistant for the Eastern Angles in Ipswich.

fr 9 Dec
2022

Humped Pedestrian CrossingWe visited Martlesham Heath in September, previously we can only remember attending Music on the Green.  It's still charming though much of the green was being dug up and surprisingly there's a pedestrian crossing only available to those who've recently had sex.

sa 3 Dec
2022

We've only just noticed that the giant electrical shop (Hughes?) by the A12 in Martlesham had become Boots the Chemist ...

tu 27 Sep
2022

Nowadays spices in most supermarkets (even the big one at Martlesham) only come in those little glass tubes ... but Cupboard Love on Framlingham market has them loose including the ground coriander we wanted, just bring a jar.

fr 1 Oct
2021

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.

sa 13 Mar
2021

Martlesham - Attempted theft of a defibrillator

The incident occurred at around 5.20pm on Saturday 27 February at St Michael’s and All Angels Church, The Drift, Martlesham Heath.  Four males were seen to damage the defibrillator cabinet located on the side of the church by smashing the window in the unit and then attempting to pull the defibrillator out.  They then walked away in the direction of The Square.

The four suspects are described as white, all aged approximately 15-16 years-old and of average build between 5ft 7in and 5ft 10in tall. T hey were all wearing tops with hoods up, three of them in dark clothing and the fourth wearing a grey tracksuit and all were wearing face masks.

fr 29 Jan
2021
 JOBS  This year in Martlesham  BT will be recruiting over 70 apprentices and graduates for their research centre at Adastral Park ... once described by a visiting chum as looking exactly like the Dalek mother ship.
we 11 Nov
2020

Comparatively peaceful in the Martlesham Tesco this afternoon.

sa 14 Mar
2020

Enough empty spaces on the Martlesham Tescos' shelves yesterday includingBollards at the entrace to the Martlesham Tescos soap.  OTOH bollards have appeared between the large and mini roundabouts at the entrance.  Turning right at the mini roundabout for Wickes et al can be a bit unsettling and for reasons we can't quite quantify the bollards improve the situation.  On the way back between Martlesham and Wickham Market two separately vehicularly terminated badgers on the A12.

sa 9 Nov
2019

Vinyl albums for sale in the Martlesham TescoWe sought of knew that supermarkets were selling vinyl again but still a bit surprised to see it in the Martlesham Tesco.  What next?  Perhaps the Pharmacy will rename itself the Chemists and offer one hour film processing?

mo 25 Mar
2019

Suffolk ConstabularyThe Suffolk Constabulary start this year's monthly Safe Rider Workshops for motorcyclists at Martlesham Heath next month 5-6th April.  The two day courses includes an escorted ride and lunch.

th 16 Aug
2018

The Martlesham Tesco really very busy today and a queue for the Wickham Market Coop car park ... is there something we don't know?

fr 5 Jan
2018

Suffolk ConstabularyIn total a squall of six burglaries today and yesterday in Ipswich, Melton and Martlesham.  Officers are investigating if they are linked.

sa 30 Dec
2017

Wickes ... it's got their name on itA Wickes has appeared seemingly overnight next to the Martlesham Tesco.  That'll be nice, always found the Focus DIY on the retail park opposite handy and liked their own brand water based paints but they went bust in 2011.

fr 23 Jun
2017

An Ipswich man and a Martlesham man charged with the Framlingham pet shop burglary.

mo 13 Mar
2017

Police appeal about a black Corsa being driven erratically on the A12 near Marlesford last Monday.

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