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sa 13 May

Suffolk ConstabularyVehicle documents were stolen from a car parked near Castle Green Orford between 7:00pm last Wednesday and 8:30am the next day.  Any info please contact Suffolk police quoting crime reference 37/27216/23, you can call 101.

fr 31 Mar
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Suffolk ConstabularyBetween 12am 26 Sunday and 12pm 29 Wednesday March someone scratched and dented the bodywork and window of a car parked in Gedgrave Road Orford.  Any info contact Suffolk police quoting crime ref 37/18354/23, you can call 101.

su 4 Dec

Orford Festive Makers' Market until 4pm today.

mo 21 Nov
Doreen Carwithen

Doreen Carwithen at home♫ Radio 3's Composer of the Week is Doreen Carwithen, this could be of interest to near the coast because her 1964 Suffolk Suite has movements Orford Ness and March: Framlingham Castle.

th 10 Nov

Villages by the Sea - OrfordConfusedly we expected a cheery Susan Calman eating free ice cream but Villages By The Sea Orford had an over gesturing man presenting with the intensity of a war zone visit ... this is the third series?!

fr 16 Sep

♫ Ness Fest tomorrow is at Sizewell not Orford and on the cliffs?  Perhaps in Suffolk the definition of a cliff is not that ambitious and has anybody found a Fest programme?

su 10 Jan

Pleasant Green is near the coast's own Sleepy Hollow and is between Orford  and Rendlesham.

mo 29 Jun

Annette Badland plays DCI Gwen DanburySet in East Suffolk police whodunit DI Gwen Danbury has no strong sense of place but name checks locals like Orford and Woodbridge.  Copper Gwen Danbury is played by the delicious Annette Badland who was so wonderful in Little Voice.

fr 3 Jan

If Count Dracula's ship the Demeter had got lost in all that fog and landed at Orford instead of Whitby after his first meal in Suffolk the Count would know a lot more about tractors.

we 15 Nov

The Black Tower is a BBC parable play with music by Benjamin Britten and first broadcast in 1946.  According to at least two Radio 3 presenters it was recorded in Orford church.

tu 31 Oct

This Saturday Slow Living Market at Orford Town Hall.

mo 15 May

Saturday afternoon an Orford traffic incident involving two Volkswagens ended with a VW Bora hitting a tree and injuries to both driver and passenger ... trees can be very unforgiving.

sa 9 May

9:30am  Starting right now the fourth annual Orford real food market.

th 12 Feb

Suffolk ConstabularyPossibly related incidents at the beginning of the month in Chillesford and Orford.  Last weekend in Dennington thefts from three cars and in Rendlesham forest from two cars.

fr 21 Nov

There have been three Orford business break ins in the first half of this month.

we 12 Nov

£3,500 stolen from Orford restaurant Sunday night.

su 3 Aug

♫ Today at the Orford Pavilion (no, we don't know where it is either) it's the twelfth annual Picnic Jazz with singers Emma Divine and Natasha Hodge bill topping, and police will be at Rendlesham Forest Centre (we sort of know where that is) 10am-2pm raising cycling safety and security awareness.

mo 14 Apr

Blaxhall Ship charity bike rideA 23 mile bike ride this Saturday to support Cancer Research UK starting and finishing at the Blaxhall Ship and taking in Snape, Orford and Iken with a short cut for thems that wants it.

th 23 Jan

DI Gwen Danbury is a written for radio drama with the DI stationed at East Suffolk Police HQ and doctors who retire to Orford, so very near the coast but it doesn't really have a sense of place just the occasional Muffolk accent.

mo 23 Jul

What an nice change to have some half way decent weather yesterday for Mouth to Mouth's production of the musical Godspell in the Debenham Angel's garden.  As always quirky, original and highly entertaining we were particularly pleased to see a ukulele move from the pit to centre stage.  Mouth to Mouth's garden tour continues this coming weekend at Hoxne, Framlingham, Orford and Laxfield.

we 18 Jul

The Orford Jolly Sailor's brass tortoise's been pinched and even worse some stinker has stolen the swings from the Ufford playground.

sa 22 Oct

A Blackberry found at Orford Castle ... probably not a kindness to return it.

mo 17 Oct

Head chef WANTED for what looks like a re-launched venue in Orford.

sa 30 Apr

A patient dragonFor a street party in Orford all you have to do is close

A reason to wear your evening dress

off either end of the Market Hill and yesterday there was a sit down tea for the kids, Punch and Judy, fancy dress, the Suffolk Phoenix brass band and later most rewardingly a lot of very assorted people joining in with the morris side from Bredfield.

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