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su 29 Mar

Yesterday 74 confirmed C-19 cases in Suffolk.  A seventh reason to be cheerful. ♫

sa 28 Mar

Framlingham Gala CancelledFor only the second time ever (the first was 2007) Framlingham sports club have cancelled the Gala and the Rendham Mummers have cancelled their summer tour of near the coast ... in years to come troubadours will sing sad ballads of these tragedies.

Yesterday 61 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Suffolk, that's a BIG increase.  A sixth reason to be cheerful (we didn't see it coming) ♫.

fr 27 Mar

Yesterday 42 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk, a rate of increase less than nationally.  A fifth reason to be cheerful (seemingly Norwegian funk is a thing, who would have thought?) ♫.

th 26 Mar

Yesterday 35 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk, it's ramping up but here's a fourth reason to be cheerful ♫.

we 25 Mar

Yesterday 28 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk but the good news is the East of England Co-op is offering 10% off to all NHS workers ... and a yet another reason to be cheerful ♫.

tu 24 Mar

Yesterday 22 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk ... another reason to be cheerful ♫.

mo 23 Mar

Yesterday 18 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Suffolk ... a reason to be cheerful ♫.

sa 21 Mar

Cary Grant in Arsenic and Old LaceRoughcast Theatre have postponed their production of black comedy Arsenic and Old Lace (a Frank Capra film) until next spring but are continuing with Macbeth this autumn.

we 18 Mar

Campsea Ashe Spring Fayre cancelledAldeburgh Cinema has closed for the duration so we won't get to see Emma this afternoon but the Woodbridge Riverside seems to be partially functioning.  The Red Rooster festival near Thetford has been postponed to September and Life Arts have postponed April's Woodbridge festival to next year.  All Snape Maltings music events cancelled until the end of April (we were lucky), the Phoenix Singers concert in Framlingham next month cancelled as is the Campsea Ashe Spring Fayre this Saturday and still only three virus cases in Suffolk.

tu 10 Mar

A Wing And A PrayerA Wing And A Prayer is not only a Ry Cooder track but also a project by glass artist Arabella Marshall she has been preparing for three years.  An artwork glass window is being installed in the ruined chapel at RSPB Minsmere, more info at www.awingandaprayer.org.uk

sa 29 Feb

Bawdsey Radar TrustSuffolk Small Museum of the Year the Bawdsey Radar Trust is looking for two paid interns for six month placements.

tu 14 Jan

Unfair to say in rural Suffolk it's still the 1950s but sometimes it does feel like the 1960s.

fr 3 Jan

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

su 22 Sep

Nicholas Crane presenter of tv prog CoastWe've added Nicholas Crane on the Framlingham Market Hill to peeps in Suffolk.  He presents the tv show Coast so Fram gateway to the stars ... and that there Ed Sheraton.

we 12 Aug

We've added comedian Rich Hall at the Maverick Festival to peeps in Suffolk.

tu 2 Jul

Stallholder Karl on Framlingham's Saturday market joins our Suffolk Gentlemen.

tu 11 Jun

Saturday a 40 minute afternoon walk (dogs on leads welcome) around Peasenhall followed by afternoon tea in support of Mid Suffolk Carriage Driving for the Disabled.

sa 25 May

near the coast's other notable warbler Laura Wright joins our peeps in Suffolk page.

fr 24 May

How very Suffolk:)  ♫ She Think's My Tractor's Sexy

tu 16 Apr

The shop being built at the Stowupland Co-op garage is going to be a BIG one.

tu 26 Mar

An Honest GentlemanAn Honest Gentleman is theatre from company Stuff of Dreams about Norfolk born gentleman of the road Thomas Easter.  The 16 date tour starts Friday in Beccles.

mo 25 Mar

Suffolk ConstabularyThe Suffolk Constabulary start this year's monthly Safe Rider Workshops for motorcyclists at Martlesham Heath next month 5-6th April.  The two day courses includes an escorted ride and lunch.

mo 11 Mar

Women's Tour of Britain 2019This year's Women's Tour of Britain will again visit Framlingham but this year it starts in Beccles and ends in Stowmarket.

mo 4 Feb

An actress in the Keeper's Daughter's production of Romeo and Juliet at Wingfield Barn's last summer has been added to Ladies in Suffolk.

sa 26 Jan

The BP garage on the west bound A14 near Newmarket is open again and the Stowmarket Co-op garage has the metal framework in place for a substantial building.

fr 25 Jan
Burns Night

Fressingfield Players' Alice in Wonderland - pic contributedTonight it's the second night of the Fressingfield Players' Alice in Wonderland a family pantomime filled with riddles, rhymes and rabbits.  The three day run ends tomorrow with a matinee and an evening show.

we 23 Jan

It's all the go in and about near the coast, temporarily closing petrol stations to re-Haynings garage Framlingham being updatedmodel them, not an insignificant matter when there are so few to start with.  Woodbridge (has it re-opened yet?), Co-op Stowupland (not closed but building going on), Haynings Framlingham (reportedly will have a 24 hour self service pump) and now the BP garage on the west bound A14 near Newmarket.  Fortunately services just off the A14 on the other side of Cambridge are copiously resourced ... three Costa Coffee machines!

th 10 Jan

Suffolk ConstabularySuffolk does seem to get through chief constables, Steve Jupp will be the fourth in six years ... just saying.

The Suffolk joke is There's a bloke in our village who's been to Norwich ... well he had to.  We rather like Norwich with its market that always reminds us of a souq and it now has its own section on here.

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