... a bit Suffolk
|tu 10 Jan|
A white van or pick-up turned off Carlton Road into Main Street Kelsale at around 11.25am last Friday colliding with a woman cyclist. The driver did not stop and drove off towards Saxmundham, the cyclist has back and neck injuries. Any info contact Suffolk Police, quoting crime ref 37/1358/23,you can call 101.
|we 16 Nov|
Around 10:20pm yesterday police were called by the ambulance service to reports of a stabbing on Mayflower Avenue Saxmundham. The victim a 19 year old man was taken to hospital with stab wounds to his back, arms and side. He remains in a stable condition and his injuries aren't thought to be life threatening. A 29 year old man was arrested around 4am this morning on suspicion of attempted murder and is being held at Martlesham.
A further call was made to police by the ambulance service around 10:30pm yesterday reporting an assault in Lincoln Avenue. Police are investigating in connection with the attempted murder. The 18 year old male victim was struck in the face with an item by a number of males outside the property sustaining injury to his nose. The local community will notice an increased police presence in the area for the time being and a crime scene remains in place in Mayflower Avenue. Any info contact Suffolk Constabulary quoting reference: 37/72911/22, you can call 101.
|su 23 Oct|
The Guardian's view of health care in Saxmundham, it doesn't mention all the new housing that has increased demand, no doubt the developers all have status cars and private health care.
|fr 16 Sep|
Yesterday we sat outside at the Saxmundham Waitose's cafe (you press a button to open the door, a little difficult with two shopping bags and a coffee).
|sa 10 Sep|
|tu 26 Jul|
|mo 25 Jul|
♫ The return of the Saxmundham Community Fest has grown to a two day event. It's this weekend and isn't just bands but also a cafe plus art and dance workshops for children.
|tu 12 Jul|
In George Bernard Shaw's play Major Barbara a character asks Who is this Lord Saxmundham? Perhaps he's related to Lord Framlingham?
|su 29 May|
Saxmundham market not only runs on Wednesdays but now also the second Saturday of the month ... we're guessing that's newish?
|we 25 May|
The current show at the George Farnham Gallery Saxmundham ending Saturday is Brazilian artist Lupe Cunha. Our thanks to the gallery for their support. Tomorrow the Print Room Sweffling will be returning in the slot. Their upcoming exhibition is Workplaces & Wildspaces by Graham Crowley with the private view (which isn't private) 5-8pm Friday.
|tu 3 May|
The Saxmundham Waitrose cafe is back again, it went away for a bit around Christmas.
|fr 8 Apr|
Between 11:30am and 12 midday the Monday before last 28 March in the Saxmundham Waitrose car park a woman returned to her black Toyota Prius to find two men near the car which was jacked up with some sort of wedge. She asked what they were doing, they lowered the car, picked up their tools, got into a blue vehicle and drove off. Any info please contact Suffolk police quoting crime number 37/18722/22, you can call 101.
|th 24 Mar|
|mo 7 Mar|
A Saxmundham road rage incident around 4:40pm Wednesday 2 March on Church Street near Tesco's when two drivers argued at the traffic lights. One driver was punched in the face several times and head butted as he attempted to get out of his car sustaining injuries needing hospital treatment. The assaulter drove off in a silver estate-style vehicle towards Kelsale and is described as a white male around 6ft 2ins with short brown hair and tattooed hands and neck. He was wearing a grey hoody with a high vis jacket and blue jeans. Any info please contact Suffolk Police quoting reference 37/12827/22, you can call 101.
|mo 7 Feb|
At around 4.20am this morning in Fairfield Road Saxmundham a shed was broken into however nothing was stolen. Any info please contact Suffolk Police quoting crime reference 37/7845/22, you can call 101.
|su 28 Nov|
Another shed burglary this one in Kelsale near Saxmundham, two bicycles stolen including a carbon fibre road bike.
|tu 21 Sep|
Shed burglaries are very popular at the mo', two attempted in Saxmundham last week.
|tu 10 Aug|
Cracking idea! Saturday visit art centres in Melton, Saxmundham and Lowestoft using the train. £21.50 gets you a return ticket and we can't think of anything cuter except maybe Natasha Kaplinsky in a Dorothy's ruby slippers outfit ... they'd have to tone her makeup down a bit though.
|fr 23 Jul|