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sa 19 Sep

My RembrandtWe're torn ... Wednesday's three o'clock matinée in Aldeburgh is feature doc My Rembrandt whilst in the evening at the Halesworth Cut it's Palme d'Or and multi Oscar winning satirical thriller Parasite.

Licensing a pic on Alamy cheers the day and Wednesday was Talking Heads. nearthecoast at Alamy

Radio Stradbroke's Home ServiceFor the duration of this difficult time Radio Stradbroke are broadcasting daily 10:00am-02:00pm.

fr 18 Sep
Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year

Tilly Tuk Tuk in a Brandeston barnJane is reluctantly leaving Brandeston and so is having a massive BARN SALE this weekend.  Items include a small hen house, garden furniture and ornaments, Tilly Tuk Tuk, fencing, a gazebo, bikes, a single bed, hand, garden and electric tools, cylinder mower and more.  Email janelaztdayz@gmail for an appointment.

PC TipsNew to Freeview Sky Arts is on channel 11 which was Pick.  Pick is now on channel 34 and no, we don't know what was on channel 34 before.

th 17 Sep

The Badingham Shop and Cafe is looking for pre-loved throws or blankets.

tu 15 Sep

Daisy Cooper in Aldeburgh and 2010Born in Suffolk Daisy Cooper went to Framlingham College, was Suffolk Coastal prospective parliamentary candidate in 2010 and in 2014 looked like a shoo in for the Lib Dem presidency.  Daisy is now MP for St Albans and this week was elected deputy leader of her party ... we need more politicians called Daisy.

The year moves on, next Tuesday will be the autumnal equinox.

Yesterday we reached twelve hundred Twitter followers which is nice. nearthecoast on Twitter

mo 14 Sep

John Bawtree painter in oil and watercolourPleased to welcome back as a supporter Peasenhall resident and very talented artist John Bawtree.  Next available slot to tell the world about yourself is the 24th of this month... ads explained here.

Our calculation may be imaginative but at the beginning of last century a one hour lesson in fancy skating would have been around £36 in today's money ... sounds about right.

su 13 Sep

69th reason to be cheerfulNow the Beeb reports confirmed Covid-19 more locally the numbers in East Suffolk aren't really big enough to show a definite trend but up 10 this week and no more deaths in Framlingham and Hacheston since we last looked.  Sixty ninth reason to be cheerful ♫talented little persons♫.

Perhaps it's time for the bulletin board to fade way ...

sa 12 Sep

12:42pm: More going away to update, today it's the bulletin board and could be while ...

03:20pm: The board is back but that was annoying, thinking about doing it differently ...

Now would be a good as time as any to make us your home page. Make us your home page

fr 11Sep

Bullace tree in FramlinghamPretty certain that this tree in a hedge between Fairfield Road and Infirmary Lane Framlingham is a bullace.  Too much of a cowardy custard to try one.

12:08pm:  We're going away hopefully for just minutes while the server restarts to complete an upgrade ... 12:12pm:  We're back.

Man in the HatBravely tonight Man in the Hat ventures over the county border to the Needham Red Lion near Harleston. ♫

th 10Sep
World Suicide Prevention Day

Clothes sale at Aldeburgh CinemaThe late Jenny Simpson was a great Aldeburgh Cinema supporter.  Her wardrobe was really good quality, lovely and elegeant.  Much of the wardrobe including brand new shoes and clothes still with the labels on has been donated to the cinema and available to buy this weekend.

Very sorry to hear that Cliff Quay brewer Jeremy Moss passed away last Friday 4th September,

we 9Sep

Alan Smethurst  1927-2000The fortnightly(ish) digest email out this afternoon to the 1800+ nearthecoasters on the list ... click the Singing Postman to go on the list.

Mid Suffolk Carriage Driving for the DisabledLast year the walk raising funds for the Mid Suffolk Carriage Driving for the Disabled was in Peasenhall.  This year it was going to be a dog walk in Monk Soham but sadly it's CANCELLED.

tu 8Sep

Tiger Bay Brawlers in Grantham and 2012A chum who has been motor homing near Wales pointed us at BBC Wales' three part doc about roller derby league Tiger Bay Brawlers.  On tv 10:45pm tonight in Wales only but available everywhere on iPlayer.

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