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th 5 Jul

Village fetes this Saturday include Cretingham, Bedfield (on the sports field) and Otley both of which start at 2pm.

th 28 Jun

Batteries stolen earlier this month from speed indicators in Chillesford, Hollesley, Snape and Tunstall.

fr 15 Jun
Our eleventh birthday

Splat Quack Go Suffolk's Muddiest Mud RunHere's a new one (to us at least) Splat Quack Go Suffolk's Muddiest Mud Run. superficially a Woodbridge happening tomorrow but in fact just outside Hollesley ... entries accepted on the day and it sounds a teensie bit like those Zombie Evacuations.

tu 12 Jun

Women's Tour 2018 around near the coastExpect delays and parking difficulties when the Women's Tour of Britain starts in Framlingham tomorrow (we enjoyed the 2014 stage start in Felixstowe), takes a turn around near the coast, returns to Framlingham and then goes on to finish in Southwold.

su 3 Jun

It would seem everything happens in June.  A selection gleaned driving today include next weekend Kettleburgh Fete and over the border Euston Rural Pastimes, the weekend after Palgrave Vintage Rally and on the 23rd June Hoxne Summer Fair 2:30pm at Abbey Farm.

sa 19 May

There's an initiative for the community to buy the Brundish Crown, we hope they succeed, near the coast certainly doesn't need fewer pubs.

su 13 May

Stonham Aspal may have lost it's pub but the village hall is very active with bingo, film, pub and quiz nights.

th 10 May

It's the fourth Pirate's Ball this weekend starting tomorrow night in Thorington. ♫

mo 7 May

We've paid for Suffolk Coastal's garden rubbish collection starting this month.  We've opted for the bigger bin and were looking forward to re-purposing going forward the old bin to store yet to be chopped up kindling ... but the bigger bin doesn't arrive until August.

su 6 May

Last week a Browning shotgun was stolen in a Knodishall burglary. Suffolk Constabulary

fr 4 May
Star Wars Day

5 In A Bar with Neil Oliver♫ Musical nights out tomorrow around near the coast include 5 In A Bar at St Mary's Sweffling with refreshments (we last 5 In A Bar at the 2014 Great Glemham Christmas show), and Man in the Hat at the Knodishall Butchers Arms. ♫

sa 28 Apr

493rd Bomb Group MuseumThe airfield museum at Debach opens during summer opens on the last Sunday of the month so that'll be tomorrow then plus also tomorrow young farmers at Easton Farm Park.

we 28 Feb

Shepherd and Dog in Forward Green - pic by Google EarthThe Shepherd and Dog at Forward Green (it's between the A140 and Stowupland) has a giant TO LET sign outside.  Tripadvisor and someone who told someone else seem to think it's closed and has been for a bit.  We're pretty sure the letting agents are Fleurets who specialise in pubs and shops but we can't find it on their website ... maybe that's why it's got stuck.

fr 16 Feb
Chinese New Year - year of the dog

Common Ground's autumn show The MarinerThrough some oversight or possibly just good old fashioned incompetence last year we didn't make it tobloody Christmas ... eh? Common Ground's Christmas show Sherlock Holmes and the Hooded Lance.  We will try harder for their autumn tour of The Mariner and they have a shiny new website to tell you all about it.

tu 6 Feb

A fine example of enviable near the coast local authority communication skills.

th 18 Jan

A bit windy last night ... eh?

th 28 Dec

The Friston Chequers now seems to be the Friston Old Chequers and has a fresh looking coat of paint.

tu 14 Nov

 FOR SALE  In Bruisyard and on Gumtree a 12 x 8 greenhouse for £150.

th 2 Nov

Sunddenly Last Summer - graphic by Bridget MorleyTonight at the Wingfield Barns Open Space Theatre start a tour around near the coast of Tennessee William's Suddenly Last Summer.  Performance this Saturday at the Huntingfield Hub and the Saturday after at the Halesworth Cut.

th 2 Nov

near the coast house sales October review.House sales around near the coast

we 25 Oct

As you approach Hoxne from Stradbroke on the B1118 there's now traffic calming giving priority to traffic coming the other way.

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