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fr 25 Nov

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th 24 Nov

Royal MailIf you need to post internationally for Christmas it can creep up on youBah, humbug! really quickly.  It's already too late for international economy to much of the planet including North America but you have until tomorrow the 25th for Eastern Europe and a few other places.

Opera in the Church!A romantic opera recital in Great Glemham's All Saints' church Saturday week with an opportunity to share complimentary wine with soprano Linda Richardson and tenor Jesús León afterwards ... brilliant eh?

Bah, humbug!The Brundish Christmas Fair in the village hall is always a jolly affair and this year's is Saturday and we seriously expect it to be no different.

we 23 Nov

Jaques Tati  1907-1982The fortnightly(ish) digest emailed out today to the 1300+ ntcers on the list ... click Jaques Tati to get it for free.

Hacheston Village Hall in 2008Friday night is Quiz Night in the lovely new Hacheston village hall with entry including a ploughman's.  (New?  Blimey!  It's at least 13 years old!)  It's too late to book but we suspect if they're short of quizzers you'll be welcome.

Suffolk ConstabularyA grey Range Rover Vogue FY68 AKP was stolen from Aldeburgh Road Thorpeness between 10:30pm Monday and 7am yesterday the 22nd.  If you have any info please contact police quoting crime ref 37/74327/22 , you can call 101.

tu 22 Nov
St Cecilia's Day patron saint of music

Jam Night in the Sweffling Slate Barn is back on Tuesday next week ... this time probably not on the stage to make it more chummy and probably there will be barbeque ... can't wait eh?

We now have over 6,000 stock images on Alamynearthecoast at Alamy

Theatrical masks of comedy and tragedy

Two final chances this week, one near the coast and one in Norfolk, to see Roughcast Theatre's highly popular production of comedy Arsenic and Old Lace though Saturday at Wingfield may be Sold Out.

mo 21 Nov

Doreen Carwithen at home♫ Radio 3's Composer of the Week is Doreen Carwithen, this could be of interest to near the coast because her 1964 Suffolk Suite has movements Orford Ness and March: Framlingham Castle.

Buy us a coffeeThe barista where you can buy us a coffee is sportingly offering a short Americano with biscotti and dash of milk for just two pounds ...

su 20 Nov

Even if yours is a local event for local people you could still benefit from How to promote your event.

sa 19 Nov

Bah, humbug!Christmas starts to loom, the John Lewis ad recalls our attempt to relearn roller skating and the Brandeston panto next month is Alice in Winterland.

fr 18 Nov

Maverick Thanksgiving Ranch Party♫ A while back the Maverick Thanksgiving Ranch Party seemed doubtful but we're very pleased it will be back in Easton Farm Park tomorrow week the 26th.  Rich Hall is headlining plus the excellent Henry Brothers and Chuck Wills Band ... can't wait eh?

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

th 17 Nov

house sales around near the coastHouse sales around near the coast are always interesting and the latest update includes Badingham, Brandeston, Kelsale, Knodishall, and Stratford St Andrew.

Bah, humbug!The next available advertising slot is the 27th, it would take you through Christmas.

we 16 Nov

Suffolk ConstabularyAround 10:20pm yesterday police were called by the ambulance service to reports of a stabbing on Mayflower Avenue Saxmundham.  The victim a 19 year old man was taken to hospital with stab wounds to his back, arms and ... more here

Hidden away at the back of what was Framlingham's railway station is Andy Tiernan's magic cave of classic motorcycles, he now has a YouTube channel.

Christmas Day Dip 2018Bah, humbug!We really like the St Elizabeth Hospice Christmas Day Dip in Felixstowe despite in 2018 our sun roof blowing off driving there.  Register before the end of the month and you could be saving £11.

tu 15 Nov

John Grose Framlingham 2020Activity today at what was John Grose née Potters Framlingham (it's been empty approaching three years).  Three men at the front in discussion, one with a clip board and one in hiviz who'd been up a ladder earlier.

mo 16 Nov

Gridiron UKNorwich Devils Women american football have four upcoming opportunities starting Saturday to meet great peeps, get a bit muddy and hit things ... things that is not people ... in the first place.

su 13 Nov
Remembrance Sunday

 JOBS  The HMPPS IS RECRUITING! leaflet that came through the letterbox only gives link info by QR code, if you're old school the link is prisonandprobationjobs.gov.uk

th 10 Nov

Villages by the Sea - OrfordConfusedly we expected a cheery Susan Calman eating free ice cream but Villages By The Sea Orford had an over gesturing man presenting with the intensity of a war zone visit ... this is the third series?!

 JOB  More details about the Brandeston Parish Council clerk vacancy: up to £15/hr plus mileage and exs, and five hours per week .  Training is available so both experienced and inexperienced welcome, send cv to Rachel Summers.

we 9 Nov

Alan Smethurst 'The Singing Postman' 1927-2000The fortnightly(ish) digest went out today to the 1300+ nearthecoasters on the list.  To get your free copy click on Alan Smethurst The Singing Postman.

Shakatak - Dark is the Night♫ We have a slightly uncertain memory we saw Shakatak at BBC Pebble Mill in 1983, the same year that Dark Is The Night peaked at 15 inBah, humbug! the UK charts.  They were clearly jazz influenced but we were a little surprised that they are playing the Ipswich Jazz Club next month, an early Christmas treat eh?

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