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th 23 Nov

Buy us a coffeeThe barista where you can buy us a coffee is sportingly offering a short Americano with biscotti and dash of milk for just two pounds ...

we 22 Nov

On here clicking a pic will usually get you a link and/or a bigger pic, try it now-> Click to see pix

tu 21 Nov

PC TipsIf you find that the Microscoft Edge has started opening at startup and you prefer another web browser you can stop Edge by going Windows key/Settings/Apps and at the bottom of the list on the left Startup.

mo 20 Nov

nearthecoast at Alamy  Our stock portfolio on Alamy is now over 8,000 images.

tu 14 Nov

Anorak Alert No.56: Someone at the Beeb seems to think Hollesley Bay prison is in Woodbridge.  They're only out by seven miles.

su 12 Nov

nearthecoast on Facebook  You may be in a pic on our Facebook page.

sa 11 Nov

Suffolk Overheard Suffolk Overheard: On Ipswich station a man is kneeling to propose to his girlfriend But Ian, I'm wearing my trainers!

It's all gone a bit quiet quiet about that cage fight eh?

th 9 Nov

Alan Smethurst 'The Singing Postman' 1927-2000The tractorati quiver with antic ... ipation for the digest emailing out this lunch time.  To get your free copy click on Alan Smethurst The Singing Postman. ♫

sa 4 Nov

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.

Anna Marchatelli singing at Tuesday's Slate Barn jam night joins Suffolk Ladies.

fr 3 Nov

Tweet us! #FollowFriday ain't too proud to beg eh?

th 2 Nov

Old father time ...Throwback Thursday:  14 years ago today we were pleased to have a record 9,409 visitors in a month, we've been up and down since then.

we 1 Nov

October was another busy month for us with 13,382 visitors.

tu 31 Oct

Buy us a coffeeIf you like what we do you can buy us a coffee, regrettably we can't accept a Costa Coffee points card ... a lovely latte?  How very kind.

The magnificent madness that is the national hill climb championship. Up up up!

su 29 Oct

The clocks go back  The clocks have gone back, they'll go forward Sunday 31 March.

th 26 Oct

Mark Cavendish eh? We said this was possible even likely, ask big Al he'll say we did.

tu 24 Oct

Jess the black and white catOur fortnightly(ish) digest emails out lunch time today ... click Postman Pat's black and white cat to get your free copy.

Met Office shipping forecast areasLife Skills No. 54:  We knew that Fitzroy replaced Finisterre on the shipping forecast but despite a lifetime of listening to Forties Dogger German Bight we couldn't say where any of them are.  This map on the Met Office web site makes it clear they sort of surround the British Isles.

We can't give warnings for this addressWeeks back prompted by a text we tried to sign up for flood warnings but apparently we weren't entitled.  Despite this on Friday we got a telephone message warning of floods but of course after the flooding had started.

mo 23 Oct

Even if yours is a local event for local people you could still benefit from How to promote your event.

we 18 Oct

Over 65s can book a free Coronavirus vaccination at www.nhs.uk or phone free 119.

Worried too many people might turn up for your coffee morning?  Garden fete?  Swingers' party?  Don't do promotion on nearthecoast then.

sa 14 Oct

Suffolk Overheard Suffolk Overheard: But surely vegetarians can eat Scotch eggs!

fr 13 Oct

Friday the 13ths  Today is the second Friday 13th this year, not another until September 2024.

th 12 Oct

Dr Lenny HenryAstonisher No.58: Comedian and actor Lenny Henry since 2018 is Dr Lenny Henry.  He did it the hard way with six years to get a BA in English from the Open University, then a MA followed by a PhD in Media Arts from Royal Holloway University of London.

su 8 Oct

Our stock photo portfolio on Alamy has over 8,000 images. nearthecoast at Alamy

sa 7 Oct

Lola Campbell as Georgie in ScrapperAnorak Alert No.55: Really enjoyed seeing whimsical Scrapper A frame of filmat the cinema but when 12 year old Georgie's estranged dad tells her to scrape the frame numbers off the stolen bikes ...  Frame numbers are usually stamped into a lug and need filing off.

fr 6 Oct

The village doesn't support you?  Promote yourself on nearthecoast.

th 5 Oct

We had over 12,000 visitors last month, the most for a while.

su 1 Oct

Ernie came back to his Framlingham home and then went missing again. Ernie has gone missing again

How to promote yourself on nearthecoast.com.

sa 30 Sep

A frame of filmWe've added (out of order) to our reasons to be cheerful the outstanding opening sequence of Jackie Brown.

Last day of Casseptember!

th 28 Sep

The Facebook link at the top of the page has become Facebook photos. Click to see a bigger pic

su 17 Sep

Suffolk Overheard: Habitué?  Isn't that what you get in the newspaper when you die?

th 7 Sep

Suffolk Overheard: Listen, it's quite simple, the bar is open Fridays, Saturdays and on Wednesdays ... except when the pool team is playing away.

mo 31 Jul

Suffolk Overheard: When she was little she threw her tamagotchi in the duck pond because it kept interrupting her.

tu 13 Jun

The next available advertising slot is now, it will take you into late summer.

tu 14 Feb
Valentine's Day

Darren Smith fishmonger - 01502 519732Today as each week Darren Smith is selling fresh fish on Framlingham market as usual, we particularly like his Brancaster mussels just simply boiled for a few minutes.  He gets lots of link clicky clicky in our fortnightly(ish) digest

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