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earlier Framlingham

su 17 Apr
2022

Nice to see the vintage clothing stall back on Framlingham Market yesterday.  We've added the impressively straw boatered assistant to Framlingham Ladies.

fr 8 Apr
2022
shed

Suffolk ConstabularyOvernight Monday to Tuesday this week a woman's silver Raleigh bicycle with black panniers and lime green spots plus a man's dark green touring bicycle were stolen for a garden shed in Woodbridge Road Framlingham.  Any info please contact Suffolk Police quoting crime reference 37/20313/22, you can call 101.

we 30 Mar
2022

Aged checked in a charity shop to buy a Dirty Dancing DVD ... Framlingham eh?

we 23 Mar
2022

The Ukranian national flagSaturday Ellen Ross in Framlingham will be serving as a fundraiser for the Ukraine teas and coffees with blue and yellow cup cakes.

mo 21 Mar
2022

Bloom in the Spring The flowers that bloom in the Spring ... tra la.

we 16 Mar
2022

Strictly gossip in Framlingham but Dust With Cocoa on the Market Hill will remain a coffee takeaway but with a new owner and Akermans estate agency is going to be a children's bookshop?!

su 13 Mar
2022

Alice's Wonderland at Fram LibraryYesterday for Suffolk Libraries Day Framlingham Library transformed the Court Room upstairs into Wonderland as Alice.  Absolutely fabulous, so pleased we got to see it.

su 6 Mar
2022

The tables and chairs returned on Framlingham market yesterday but in such overly moist conditions to preclude their use ... or Darren's step.

sa 26 Feb
2022

Coffee and a newspaperLet's hope this summer Covid allows the cafe tables on Framlingham market to return cheering the already pleasant atmosphere and making snapping from Darren's step more rewarding.

su 30 Jan
2022

The hand gel dispensers have gone from both entrances to the Framlingham Co-op, let's hope they don't return.

we 26 Jan
2022
Australia Day

A little landscaping left to do on Castle KeepBirthdays in Framlingham this month include the temporary traffic lights in Fairfield Road who are one year old and Station Road premises empty since Ford dealer John Grose left two years ago.  Meanwhile building on the Castle Keep development has finished though some houses are still empty and there's a little landscaping left to do.  We think building started in 2017.

mo 17 Jan
2022

Moving pix about has made the album Framlingham 2022-20 on that there Facepack.

su 16 Jan
2022

Framlingham Advent WindowImpressively the Christmas advent windows in Double Street Framlingham raised a total of £1,7883 (including a £230 from masks made by a resident) for EACH East Anglia Children’s Hospice and the Salvation Army.

we 12 Jan
2022

Suffolk ConstabularyA patio window was smashed to enter Little Leaders Childcare in Station Road Framlingham between 1:30pm Saturday 8 Jan and 7:30am Monday 10.  Any info please contact Suffolk Police quoting ref 37/1757/22, you can call 101.

sa 8 Jan
2022
Lego thief

Suffolk ConstabularyAround 11:45am Thursday 6 Jan at Bullstrodes toy shop Bridge Street Framlingham a man walked out of the shop with two Lego sets he had reportedly not paid for.  The shop owner followed shouting and a member of public gave chase as the man ran down the street towards the castle.  He was caught and the Lego sets recovered however the suspect fled the area.  The suspect is described as male, aged in his 40s, bald, of stocky build and was wearing dark clothing.  Any info contact Suffolk Police quoting ref 37/1060/22, you can call 101.

tu 28 Dec
2021

Do you know how many street names there are in East Suffolk?  Do you know how many down swipes it takes to find Victoria Mill Road in an alphabetical list?  No, neither do we as we soon gave up trying to find out this week's bin collection day.

fr 24 Dec
2021

 JOB  Part time cleaner wanted at the Framlingham Station.

tu 21 Dec
2021
Winter Solstice - the shortest day

Road not really closed in FramlinghamFor a while now around near the coast ROAD CLOSED doesn't mean road closed, this newish one is in Fairfield Road Framlingham.

th 9 Dec
2021

Suffolk County Council have allocated £10m to pavement repairs with completion by 2025.  Next month it'll be the first birthday of the temporary lights in Fairfield Road Framlingham, they could be ready for primary school before the pavement gets fixed.

sa 4 Dec
2021

Framlingham Christmas Tree Lighting 2021A very decent turn out last night on the Framlingham Market Hill and an art gallery in the back of The Crown (it's there again today).  We're told there will be an open studio at the end of Fairfield Road ... when it's built.

th 2 Dec
2021

Art at the Framlingham CrownTomorrow and Saturday five artists are showing at the Framlingham Crown with meet and greets on both days.

Yesterday Wednesday 1 December around 1:15am security systems were Suffolk Constabulary activated at Framlingham Castle's office.  A rock was thrown through a window, an untidy search of the office made and the till and safe opened.  Any info contact Suffolk Police quoting ref 37/67844/21, you can call 101.

we 1 Dec
2021
Advent Windows

The Advent Windows return to Double Street Framlingham starting today andDouble Street - Framlingham running until Saturday 1 January.  This year the charities EACH East Anglia Children’s Hospice and the Salvation Army will benefit.  Meanwhile Fram's Christmas lights went on a few days back ... perhaps they'll go off again for the tree lighting this Friday.

fr 26 Nov
2021

Bridge Street FramlinghamJohn Bridges' new book FRAMLINGHAM A Tour Through Time has over 150 images from between the 1880s and 1920s.  The book launch is tomorrow at the Unitarian Meeting House, Bridge Street Framlingham with a special launch only price of £10.

su 14 Nov
2021

Remembrance DayAs ever the Framlingham Remembrance Sunday Parade was more than well attended.  The reading of names followed by the last post impressively completed just in time for the clock to chime eleven.

we 10 Nov
2021

Suffolk ConstabularyA white Ford van in College Road Framlingham was broken into between 5:30pm yesterday and 6:50am this morning.  A rear window was cut out and a chop saw stolen.  Any info contact police quoting 37/63357/21, you can call 101.

mo 1 Nov
2021

Suffolk ConstabularySaturday around 12.20pm a bag of groceries was taken from a mobility scooter outside a shop in Church Street Framlingham.  Any info please contact Suffolk Police quoting reference 37/60980/21, you can phone 101.

What was Framlingham 2016-13 is now Framlingham 2016-12.

su 17 Oct
2021

The Friends of St Michael's Framlingham quiz returns Saturday with supper, drinks and it's open to all.  Details on the right of the parish newsletter.

tu 21 Sep
2021
temporary
lights

BT hole in the ground 2012-2016The temporary traffic lights have now been in Fairfield Road Framlingham for eight months.  Mind you they've got a ways to go to catch up with the nearby BT hole in the ground that was there for at least four years before finally evaporating.

mo 27 Sep
2021

What happened in Framlingham last year.

fr 17 Sep
2021

Having raised £3,500 for the air ambulance the fruit and veg stall at the end of Vyces Road Framlingham was temporarily closed but last time we looked had re-opened.

th 16 Sep
2021

Framlingham Horticultural Society Autumn ShowSaturday the Framlingham Horticultural Society have their autumn show in the United Free Bridge Street.  Perhaps surprisingly but definitely impressively non-members are welcome to exhibit.

Old father time ...Throwback Thursday: 14 years ago today Mark 'The Perk' Perkins dejayed Carwash a one off fundraiser for FAYAP at the Framlingham Sports Club.

tu 7 Sep
2021

Stolen Kawasaki motorbikesLast week between 8.45pm Tuesday 31 August and 6.30am the next day at Lampard Brook Framlingham seven bikes were stolen in a burglary.  Taken were three Kawasaki 110cc motorbikes, three Honda 50cc bikes and an electric pedal cycle.  The motorbikes were built by the victim and a friend, they are unique and easily recognisable.  If you have any info please contact Halesworth police quoting crime number 37/48241/37, you can phone 101.

th 2 Sep
2021

JOB:  Leo's Deli slightly hidden away in a corner of the Market Hill Framlingham is looking for someone with 'hurry up' and charm in equal measures.

fr 27 Aug
2021

Framlingham Churches Together has organised for Sunday week a Covid thank you on the Pageant Field.

we 25 Aug
2021

Low cost jewellery in Victoria Mill RoadOpen garden in Badingham this Sunday and attractive very low cost jewellery in Victoria Mill Road Framlingham.

fr 30 Jul
2021

The Station Hotel - 01728 723455Twice this week we've sat at the bar of the Framlingham Station and made dated musical allusions with The Brewer.  Things very much getting back to normal except card only payment but then that's increasingly the global default.

th 29 Jul
2021

Yesterday a white refrigerated Transit van was stolen from business premises on the B1116 Framlingham.

Ambulances air and land plus a fire appliance at Framlingham Castle this afternoon.

tu 27 Jul
2021

A large gazebo stolen in Pembroke Road Framlingham.

mo 26 Jul
2021

BT hole in the ground 2012-2016The temporary traffic lights have now been in Fairfield Road Framlingham for six months.  Mind you they've got a ways to go to catch up with the nearby BT hole in the ground that was there for at least four years before finally evaporating.

mo 28 Jun
2021

♫ Surprised we have a pic of that there Ed Sheraton in the Tommy Mill's 2005 production of Grease ... he's second on the right ... time's winged chariot eh?

sa 12 Jun
2021

Today no Karl's fruit and veg (on a week's holiday) on Framlingham market but a concert in the garden of the Unitarian Church and two police gently patrolling.

tu 8 Jun
2021

Early evening near Framlingham and hares misled by the late summer are mad Marching.

mo 31 May
2021

A sad reflection that today would have been perfect for the Framlingham Gala.

th 27 May
2021

Moto-X at the Blaxhall Circuit in 2007Smashing!  Parham Airfield Museum is reopening next month, free entry but you do need to book.  Moto-X returns Sunday on the Blaxhall circuit but regrettably the Framlingham Gala Monday has been cancelled for the second year running.

we 26 May
2021

Ivan says the projectionist at the Framlingham earlier-framlingham/earlier-framlingham.htm#regal was also a postman which might explain why the kid's Saturday morning pix was in the afternoon.

su 23 May
2021

Can't remember a church wedding in the town last year so gratifying there were two at St Michael's yesterday.  We only managed the earlier wedding which had a harp in the church.

th 20 May
2021

 JOB  IT Technician/Trainee listed as Fram but seems to be Stowmarket.

we 19 May
2021

The cemetery entrance is looking smart after the removal of the gloomy laurels and resurfacing.  The district council feeding the bees approved of on Twitter.

tu 18 May
2021

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

su 16 May
2021
Expect the Crown to re-open tomorrow ... it's been a while eh?
sa 15 May
2021

The field between Fram DIY and the Fen Meadow which has recently(ish) been cleared has as a planning application for four bungalows.

fr 14 May
2021
Fram Regal

Framlingham Regal programme May 196253 years ago today the Regal Cinema in New Road showed A Taste of Honey in glorious black and white.  Jane Bloom thought it marvellous.  The cinema showed two features a week each with a B film or shorts and usually something a bit tacky on Sundays.  In that Suffolk way the children's Saturday morning pictures was in the afternoon.

th 13 May
2021
Neil Pascoe in The Framlingham Station kitchen and 2009Throwback Thursday: Eighteen years ago today des' dinners visited the Bradfield St George Fox and Hounds hosted by two time Framlingham pub landlords Neil and Sally Pascoe.
mo 10 May
2021

Beth Keys Holloway Green Beth Keys-Holloway made a very decent fist standing as a district councillor for Framlingham ... next time 2023 eh?

mo 3 May
2021

 JOB  Clarke & Simpson are looking for a groundsman.

fr 30 Apr
2021

Here's a good sign, the  Brownies are meeting again and the Robert Hitcham Almshouses have a vacancy.

mo 26 Apr
2021

Fairfield Road FramlinghamYesterday in Fairfield Road.  Surprisingly it was 2010 when the fencing by the Fen Meadow footbridge got flattened ... time's winged chariot eh?

mo 19 Apr
2021
What a car left behind after taking out a power pole and then colliding with a tree in New Road.
mo 12 Apr
2021

Last week in Victoria Mill Road Framlingham.

we 7 Apr
2021
The Crown Hotel Framlingham with a carriage entranceSurprising how little the Market Hill has changed last and this century, inevitably the temporarily closed Crown Hotel features and when it still had a carriage entrance from the hill.
sa 3 Apr
2021

A little bit of Easter fun in Fore Street Framlingham.

mo 29 Mar
2021
We often enjoy taking a quiet turn around the Cemetery.  Next week the main entrance will be closed for a fortnight! to allow resurfacing.
fr 26 Mar
2021

 JOB  Wanted in Fram a live out nanny for four days a week.

th 25 Mar
2021

Rapid Covid TestingLarger signs than previously pointing at the  Fire/Police Station for now rapid Covid testing but still nothing showing where to go next.  The East Suffolk (not including Ipswich) infections curve is looking really really good but it's still not back to last summer's so keep following the rules.  Eighty second reason to be cheerful is Mary Poppins doing accents.

mo 22 Mar
2021
 JOBS  A prestigious estate agency is recruiting a full time Sales Coordinator, Sue Ryder are looking for a Retail Volunteer and wanted near Fram a flexible hours Assistant Bookkeeper.
fr 19 Mar
2021
Smell of fresh paint coming from the Crown and Anchor Alley toilets.
mo 15 Mar
2021

Upcoming road closure in Badingham Road FramlinghamMore road closures this one for water, starting tomorrow the 16th for three days in the Badingham Road.

su 14 Mar
2021

We noticed a Covid Testing direction arrow in Fore Street and this one pointing at the fire/police station but no indication what you do next.

su 7 Mar
2021

Over The Moon back on Framlingham MarketEncouraging little signs of approaching normality this weekend are the welcome return of Over The Moon Coffee on the market yesterday and the race to the sun Paris-Nice starts today with highlights on ITV4 tonight at 6pm.

sa 20 Feb
2021
Nice enough day, queues on the Market and for barista Dusted With Cocoa.
mo 8 Feb
2021

Woman in FramlinghamLast October the Constabulary warned against distraction thefts of mobile phones in reception areas.  Before Christmas there were two such thefts of iPhones in Framlingham, ... took the police a while to report them.

we 3 Feb
2021
Suffolk ConstabularyThe Suffolk Constabulary have tweeted that what looks like a RSPCA van has been stopping dog walkers.  Seems unlikely but then a couple of years back waiting to cross Station Road an estate car stopped and the driver tried to sell us carpet ...
mo 1 Feb
2021
The temporary traffic lights have been in Fairfield Road for a fortnight and so far for no reason.
th 28 Jan
2021
John Grose moving out January 2020Over a year since John Grose moved out of their Station Road car show room ... no sign of any activity since except the East of England Co-op has taken over the petrol station next door.
fr 22 Jan
2021

We're making changes ...Potters must have been a business in Fram for well over a 100 years so poignant to see the Co-op will now be running the petrol station in Station Road.  While we're in Fram two posh JOBS going, bursar at the college and a locum at the vets.

mo 18 Jan
2021
temporary lights

Temporary traffic lights in Fairfield Road FramlinghamBattery powered temporary traffic lights back in Fairfield Road, this time by the Brick Lane junction and looking likely for pavement repair ... might be an idea to fix the tree that causes the flooding that damages the pavement.

fr 15 Jan
2021

Advent window in Double Street FramlinghamAn outstanding £1,536.24 was raised by the the Double Street Advent Windows including £139.50 from face masks made by a resident.  The benefitting charities are St Elizabeth Hospice and the Lebanon Appeal.

tu 12 Jan
2021

Saturday the first proper market of 2021 had sun, virtually all the traders and socially distanced a bit of queuing.  They're back again today.

sa 9 Jan
2021

 JOB  Wanted in Fram a parts advisor ... very possibly Earnest Doe eh?  Got a feeling we've seen this vacancy before?

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