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fr 6 Apr

We reckon the Ipswich-Saxmundham rail line and the Sax station car park should reopen today.

tu 7 Mar

Suffolk ConstabularyA car in a Church Street Saxmundham car park was entered 5:40-6:10pm Friday and a holdall containing a Samsung tablet, clothes, a Swiss army knife, a power pack and charging cables stolen.  Any info contact police quote ref 37/12967/23, you can call 101.

su 19 Feb

French dance and musicWhen French Anglo band Topette!! played in Wickham Market a while back we were surprised that peeps knew the dances.  Perhaps it's something to do with traditional French dance and music every third Tuesday in Saxmundham ... so this coming Tuesday then.

tu 24 Jan

house sales around near the coastThere are house sales for the last two years sorted by road and street for Framlingham, Saxmundham, Wickham Market, Woodbridge and now Melton.

tu 10 Jan

Suffolk ConstabularyA 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

Suffolk ConstabularyAround 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

house sales around near the coastPeople will always be interested in house prices.  Our latest update includes Framlingham, Laxfield, Melton, Peasenhall and Saxmundham.

tu 26 Jul

We've updated the album near the coast on cards with Marlesford and Saxmundham railway stations.

mo 25 Jul

Sax Community Fest♫ 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

Graham Crowley mounting Workplaces & WildspacesThe 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

Suffolk ConstabularyBetween 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

Sunflower by Karen LearThe George Farnham Gallery in Saxmundham High Street inThe Ukranian national flag support of the Ukraine is raffling Sunflower by Leiston artist Karen Lear.  The £5 tickets are available from the gallery or JustGiving.

mo 7 Mar

Suffolk ConstabularyA 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.

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