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fr 29 Jul
2022

As predicted we now have a tv and radio page.

mo 25 Jul
2022

♫ We've added to peeps in Suffolk the notable and influential British pedal steel guitarist BJ Cole.

th 21 Jul
2022

To increase relevancy the Covid-19 page has been renamed Covid.

we 20 Jul
2022

Jess the black and white catDespite the recent record breaking temps our fortnightly(ish) digest emailed out today ... click Postman Pat's black and white cat to get your free copy.

sa 9 Jul
2022

Eleven years since we lost Fish, still missed.

fr 24 Jun
2022

People are always interested in house prices and near the coast is noHouse sales around near the coast different and though it's not news it's new to us that the Poachers Pocket changed hands last year ... been a while.

fr 17 Jun
2022

Our London in 2010 page has merged to become London 2012-2010.

th 16 Jun
2022

Father's Day - pic contributed by R Magritte Perhaps a commercial invention but it's Father's Day Sunday.

we 15 Jun
2022

We're fifteen today which in Internet years is about 180. Happy Birthday to us

we 8 Jun
2022

Summer Solstice - the longest dayThey year moves on and despite the not very good weather Tuesday week will be the longest day.

tu 31 May
2022

Some page merging has made the page Suffolk 2018-2015 ... expect there to be more merging.

mo 30 May
2022

Gridiron UK Women's american football has its own nearthecoast Facebook album.

su 29 May
2022

The Hermit of Treig posting a letterRecently BBC 4 has broadcast documentaries that are minimalist, charming and don't have a celebrity(ish) presenter mouthing like they know about the subject plus  by happenstance are Scottish, try Prince of Muck and/or The Hermit of Treig,.  The Hermit opens with Ken Smith (the hermit) walking 54 miles round trip to ... more here

th 26 May
2022

Our fortnightly(ish) digest continues to be surprisingly popular in Sweden,The Ukranian national flag perhaps they think we're something to do with NATO?  Encouragingly Suffolk Constabularythere were clicks on humanitarian aid to Ukraine and apologies for the unintended link on the Suffolk Constabulary badge.

tu 24 May
2022

Crikey!  Our Alamy portfolio is being busy this month. nearthecoast.com on Alamy

su 22 May
2022

Dr Nearthecoast is in and listening but at this difficult time only consulting via email at doctorntc@nearthecoast.com

sa 21 May
2022

nearthecoast.com on Facebook How to tell if a photograph is Art.

fr 6 May
2022

Buy us a coffeeOur very grateful thanks to supporter Peter for buying us a trio of coffees.  He points out that at the end of the month the Torch Relay manages to swerve around Bredfield.

th 21 Apr
2022
So far yesterday's digest has 15 opens in Sweden and 9 in UkraineUkraine Humanitarian Appeal
su 10 Apr
2022

Today is National Siblings Day.

sa 9 Apr
2022

L♥VE this, geographically not near the coast but we've had looks exactly like it.

tu 5 Apr
2022

Piazza San Marco by John BawtreePleasing that Peasenhall resident and talented artist John Bawtree has renewed his ad with us.  In June John will be showing for two weeks in the Framlingham Carousel.

th 31 Mar
2022
world backup day

The Man in the Hat cancels Kelsale gig♫ Very pleased to welcome back supporter Man in the Hat but not pleased to report he has Covid and regrettably but responsibly has cancelled his gig Saturday in Kelsale.

su 27 Mar
2022

The clocks go forwardEchoing Pancakes and St David doubling up at the month's beginning today is Mothering Sunday and the clocks have gone forward.

sa 26 Mar
2022

Crikey!  Wednesday's digest is being surprisingly popular in Sweden, order your free copy here.

tu 15 Mar
2022

Jess the black and white catSurprisingly last week's Ukraine digest has been more (if only just) popular in the USA than the UK with Sweden coming third.  Click Postman Pat's black and white cat to order your free copy.

sa 5 Mar
2022

Norwich Devils WomenCrikey!  The Norwich Devils Women have bought us a whole handful of coffeesBuy us a coffee, how very kind.  Their season starts in May and they host a four team tournament in Norwich and July.

tu 1 Mar
2022

St David's Day  St David's and Pancake Day are double teaming today.

mo 14 Feb
2022

Valentine's DayBuy us a coffeeYou could prove how much you love us this Valentine's Day by buying us a coffee ...

sa 12 Feb
2022

Jaques Tati  1907-1982The Facebook icon at the digest page top seems still broken for some subscribers, please let us know if your getting broken links ... if you don't get the digest click Jaques Tati to receive it free.

tu 1 Feb
2022

2022 Year of the TigerToday is the Chinese New Year (it moves about, 22 January next year) and the year of the tiger, in contrast next year it's the year of the rabbit.

sa 29 Jan
2022

A witch ducking this year?Planning a witch ducking this spring?  No longer a legal obligation to wear a mask plus you're welcome to promote your event on here.

sa 22 Jan
2022

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

mo 17 Jan
2022
Blue Monday

SRN NearthecoastSRN Nearthecoast is in, fiddling with her tick list, pen and prescribing guidelines, hoping there'll be enough PPE but still listening (apparently) at ntc@nearthecoast.com or text 07970 865730

we 12 Jan
2022

Your bippy (sweet or other wise) is your bum, who knew?

mo 3 Jan
2022

We go with Twelfth Night being Jan 6 so Christmas decorations down Thursday.

sa 1 Jan
2022

Happy New Year ... it's gotta be better than the last one eh!

fr 31 Dec
2021

Looking back at 2021:

Temporary traffic lights in FairfieldRoad FramlinghamIn January temporary traffic lights arrived in Fairfield Road Framlingham ... they're still there.  In March the Stackton Tressel town council discussed buying a lectern like theBrandeston Griff government's one.  In May missing dog Griff returned windblown to his Brandeston home.  In August there was a road fatality at Halesworth.  In October the Badingham Cafe had a Clocks Back Brunch and earlier this month the Rendham Mummers engaged Dracula for the winter solstice.

tu 28 Dec
2021

Our very grateful thanks to Phyllida who bought us a coffee and a biscotti ... Buy us a coffee

fr 24 Dec
2021

Bah, humbug!Buy us a coffeeHave a good one, see you on the other side and if you want to give us a Christmas present buy us a coffee.

Despite Christmas we're all still interested in near the coast house prices eh?Make us your home page

sa 18 Dec
2021

Second Class Christmas stamp 2021 BE WARNED  Last posting for Christmas second class is TODAY, Tuesday first class and internationally you've missed all of the planet as last chance was Thursday for Western Europe.

fr 17 Dec
2021

Winter Solstice - the shortest dayLike we've said before Tuesday is the shortest day and the Rendham Mummers will be marking it with Dracula's Longest Night.

th 4 Nov
2021

Surprisingly shortly after yesterday's digest emailed out it had been more viewed in the USA than the UK ... well this is Suffolk ...

sa 16 Oct
2021

In a probably futile attempt to control our continuingly sprawling Facebook albums we've merged Bury Saints 2017-2016.

su 31 Oct
2021

The clocks go back The clocks have gone back.

sa 30 Oct
2021

Recent(ish) house sales around near the coast. house sales around near the coast

we 22 Sep
2021

Spring Equinox The year moves on, today is the autumnal equinox.

tu 14 Sep
2021

Clarke & Simpson - FramlinghamWelcome return of ntc supporter Peasenhall resident and very talented artist John Bawtree.  He  recently completed a commission of Clarke and Simpson's offices in Well Close Square Framlingham

Slightly disappointing that last night's Alma's Not Normal was a repeat of the pilot but new episode next Monday 10pm BBC 2.

th 9 Sep
2021

Darren Smith fishmonger - 01502 519732Very pleased Darren Smith who sells fish exotic and otherwise Tuesdays and Saturdays on Framlingham market continues to support us.  He gets lots of clicky clicky on his link in our fortnightly(ish) digest.  Supporting us explained here.

A witch ducking this year?Planning a witch ducking this autumn?  Up to you if attendees are socially distanced and masked plus you're welcome to promote the ducking with us.

th 19 Aug
2021

Artist led gallery in the middle of SuffolkThe Sweffling printroom gallery is open for the show Open Season with works by artists including Suzanne Cooper, Tassie Russell and Bronwen Sleigh.  The gallery is open by appointment during the week.

tu 10 Aug
2021

Blackberry - old school smartphoneIf you're visiting on a desktop hopefully you've noticed there's been some changes to make smartphone visitors more welcome.  If you're on a smartphone welcome, we should be faster, notice the link bar above and superficially and initially Mr Google seems to approve.

mo 9 Aug
2021

This week's Friday is the only the 13th this year. Friday the 13th

th 29 Jul
2021

We've actually remembered to update our YouTube Reasons To Be Cheerful playlist.

mo 25 Jul
2021

We've always l♥ved Elvira Mistress of the Dark's tasteful productions.

th 15 Jul
2021

St Swithin's DayThrowback Thursday: 14 years ago today one time Fore Street Framlingham resident Chris Lane Gray recalled the Hare and Hounds.

mo 12 Jul
2021

In a previous life we were NaTCH Engineering making the NaTKiTNaTCH Engineering loudspeaker production test system.  To make our life a little easier we've moved the support web site on board here.  Still a load of tidying to do ...

fr 9 Jul
2021

Today is the tenth anniversary of Fish taking his own life, still miss him.

th 8 Jul
2021

nearthecoast on Twitter Pleased and very surprised we have 2,000+ Twitter followers ... if only just.

tu 6 Jul
2021

Laughing Volkswagen lady added to Framlingham Ladies.

su 27 Jun
2021

house sales around near the coastHouse sales around near the coast returns for the first time since the bulletin board closed.

su 20 Jun
2021

Summer Solstice - the longest dayA bit depressing that though there was finally some decent weather today is the summer solstice and it's downhill now for the next six months:)

sa 19 Jun
2021

A witch ducking this year?Planning a witch ducking at this difficult time?  You can now have 30 socially distanced attendees and you're welcome to promote the ducking with us.

we 16 Jun
2021

Boadicea doing a bit of haranguing by John OpieIf the Tories had been in power when Boadicea/Boudica/Boudicca's mates decapitated a statue of Nero at Colchester they could have been looking at ten years.

tu 15 Jun
2021

Crikey!  We're fourteen today, first published 15 June 2007. Our first publication day

th 3 Jun
2021

nearthecoast on Twitter Flattered we have nineteen hundred+ Twitter followers ... which is nice.

fr 21 May
2021

We're going No Mow May partly to help the environment but mostly out of indolence.

tu 11 May
2021

Our No Mow May truce will not be extended to ground elder ... #BloodyStuff eh?

tu 20 Apr
2021

We couldn't be on Gogglebox because we're too jealous to watch Naked Attraction.

sa 17 Apr
2021

A witch ducking this year?Planning a witch ducking at this difficult time?  Only the witch, the witchfinder and since Monday up to four other people including children but not carers, or two households can attend but you're still welcome to promote the ducking with us.

tu 13 Apr
2021

It wasn't just us that thought the BBC was having a funny turn.

mo 12 Apr
2021

Blessed (pronounce the ed as in that there Ed Sheraton) be the BBC, Radio 4 Extra is back.

su 11 Apr
2021

What's happened to BBC Radio 4 Extra?

mo 5 Apr
2021

We've reached eighteen hundred+ (if only just) Twitter followers which is nice. nearthecoast on Twitter

fr 2 Apr
2021

Turkish National FlagTurkey has taken over from Germany as the third busiest country reading our digest ... Turkey?!

su 28 Mar
2021
The clocks go forwardThe clocks have gone forward, hadn't realised daylight saving is an issue (down the Wikipedia page a bit).
su 21 Mar
2021
It's the ten yearly National Census today and for the first time you can do it online.
sa 20 Mar
2021

The year moves on, today is the Spring Equinox. Spring Equinox.

fr 12 Mar
2021

 2 DAY WARNING  It's Mother's Day Sunday, it may be lockdown but she'll still expect a card and flowers.

sa 27 Feb
2021

Still tidying ...

fr 26 Feb
2021

After over 14 years the bulletin board has retired, here's why.  As an alternative you can post on our page on that there evil Facepack.  Lot's of tidying up to do now ...

mo 15 Feb
2021
Pancake Day tomorrow!  We've already bought our lemon:)
fr 12 Feb
2021
We thought that palindromic dates had ended for the time being when we moved in to a new decade but today could be shown as 12 02 2021.
fr 22 Jan
2021

nearthecoast at AlamyAlways cheers the day licensing a pic on Alamy.  Today it's two pics, vinyl and the Narnia tales in Puffin paperback, to see our stock photography click on ...

th 14 Jan
2021

Yesterday's Suffolkness digest is being surprisingly active in Germany ... didn't know there was a European Suffolk diaspora eh?

th 7 Jan
2021

The bar at the 2019 Maverick FestivalThings to look forward to are Pancake Day next month, the race to the sun Paris-Nice happening in March and hopefully local old friend the Maverick Festival returning in July (with Terra Lightfoot) especially as there's been a parliamentary festival inquiry.

we 6 Jan
2021

This year we're going with today being Twelfth Night.

sa 2 Jan
2021

Happy New Year ... redundant to say so but let's hope things are getting a little back to normal by the spring ...

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