... a bit Suffolk
|fr 23 Feb|
The year moves on, the Saturday after next the Flora Tearooms at Dunwich reopens for fish and chips.
Our A to Z of ntc helps you find your town or village but unlike a satnav it kills 99% of all known germs, doesn't have a patronising voice and has never knowing undersold.
|fr 22 Feb|
Monday in Lowestoft a cycling thief smashed windows on a Fiat 500 to steal a laptop bag.
JOB Sous chef wanted in Framlingham, make your own mind up where exactly.
|th 21 Feb|
♫ Baron Du Dongleur's open mike at the Framlingham Castle Inn 9pm tonight.
|we 20 Feb|
The year moves on, it'll be the spring equinox in four weeks.
|tu 19 Feb|
Like last year the Women's Tour of Britain will be starting Monday 10 June in Suffolk but they are being coy about where exactly though the new mega East Suffolk district council seems to be involved ...
♫ The East Anglian Academy of Early Music's 2019 programme is now online.
|mo 18 Feb|
Yesterday's UEA Pirates v Kent Falcons american football in Norwich looked like it was going to be a native American game ... four quarters and no squaw ... sorry. In the fourth quarter with very little time left the Pirate's punter was hassled into not kicking but responded with a splendid 20/30 yard run ... more here
Saturday night's music quiz impressively raised £480 for Stradbroke Cricket Club..
|su 17 Feb|
Now would be a good time to make us your home page.
JOB Catering assistant needed at Framlingham College.
|sa 16 Feb|
As always changes in the present continue to unhook linkages to the past. After over ten years at the Conservative Club Film @ Fram (the club originally showed in the British Legion Albert Road ... we saw Topsy Turvy there) has moved to the Unitarian Meeting House. A single source reports the Con Club SOLD to a private buyer.
To link to one of our internal header pages the syntax is always all lower case with no dashes or underscores so Framlingham is www.nearthecoast.com/framlingham.
|fr 15 Feb|
|th 14 Feb|
Starting Monday Roughcast Theatre have an eight date Suffolk tour of the comedy Hobson's Choice. near the coast venues are Hoxne, Wingfield (nearly SOLD OUT) and the Halesworth Cut.
Suffolk Wildlife Trust events for youngsters at Foxburrow Farm Melton next month.
Past astonishers have their own page.
|we 13 Feb|
Advert slots above and in the twice(ish) monthly digest available NOW. So to tell near the coast about yourself with £11.95 but BOGOF, that's two months for the price of one ... first come first served.
Victorian and Edwardian roller skating clearly went together with fancy dress
... plus ça change eh?
Public booking for this year's Aldeburgh Festival starts next Tuesday, with Antonio Pappano, Tenebrae and a boat trip on the River Orwell already SOLD OUT .
Roller derby skater Lulu Bloodlust gets a tenth admirer on Flickr.
After the ARU Rhinos (that's Cambridge) lost 33 to 2 against the Essex Blades at the season start we were expecting more of the same today in Colchester but on the very first play the Blades offensive centre snapped so enthusiastically that the ball went straight through the end zone for a two point safety. Shortly after (possibly the next play) the Rhinos intercepted and ran in a touch down but ... more here
|fr 8 Feb|
Yesterday at Stackton Tressel's monthly town council meeting the council's preparations for Brexit were discussed. These include stockpiling sticks, free walking lessons in case of petrol supply problems and a £100,000 contract with Seaborne Freight to supply emergency tree surgeons. For no apparent reason councillor Major Gervaise DeRoute described the Little Mutterings parish council as the rural political elite. A member of the public gallery expressed surprise that Major DeRoute still has a driving license.