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th 27 Apr

Vix of Vix and the KixVix and the Kix (she does make the effort) at the Laxfield Royal Oak Saturday night and Saturday week (that's the 6th May)it's the monthly market.

Robert Hitcham's Nursery Framlingham open morning tomorrow.

we 26 Apr

Crime prevention advice at the Saxmundham WaitroseOutside the Saxmundham Waitrose today Nick Ray and PCSO Christian Hassler were advising passers by to register their valuables at and despite it trying to hail had picked up some interested parties.  Nick will be doing it again 10:00am-2:00pm tomorrow at Southwold market.

The Fighting 493rd BGThe Debach Airfield Museum re-opens for the summer this Sunday the 30th and is then open every last Sunday of the month until the end of September.

Rural Myth 71: All blowins come from that there London.

tu 25 Apr

Artist Holly Rees at her Studio 90 show The Holly Rees exhibition opened at Studio 90 Rendham Friday evening and the carefully executed paintings clearly show the young artist's interest in landscape.  Her show continues until Sunday 14 May, more info here.

If yours is a local event for local people then you won't need How to promote your event on nearthcoast.

get the digest FREEThis afternoon the twice(ish) a month digest has emailed out to the 1800 odd ntcers on the list ... click Jaques Tati to go on the list.

Wrestling tonight at Stonham Barns, first bell 7pm.

mo 24 Apr

Flag football at the Iceni SpearsSunday near Norwich the Iceni Spears were training for the autumn's Opal flag football series.  Flag football is no contact (hopefully) American football where you're tackled if an opponent can grab a flag from your waist.  The flags can be just football socks tucked into your waistband or like the Spears yellow streamers held in place by plastic poppers.  The Spears have an everybody welcome flag rookie day next month.

PC TipsIn the last 18 months we've had three monitors and two tvs fail.  When the third monitor failed it occurred to us that one of the failed tvs had an hdmi input and still gave a picture with the internal dvd player if not Freeview... just saying.

su 23 Apr
St George's Day - the patron saint of England

Lynne Hanson and the Good Intentions♫ Last night Canadian Lynne Hanson and her band hit the spot at the Eye Bank and we were sonically tickled by the melodic bass licks of Mari Joseé Dandeneau.  In 2014 we photographed Lynne on crutches at Easton Farm Park and it has taken three operations and until this year for her to be right again ... pleased to hear it.

We've collected past astonishers to their own page.

sa 22 Apr

Quiz tonight in Parham village hall, teams up to eight at £10 per head which includes a ploughman's, pudding and the bar will be open.

fr 21 Apr

Worried too many people might turn up at your coffee morning?  Garden fete?  Swingers' party?  Don't do promotion on nearthecoast then.

we 19 Apr

Alde Valley Spring Festival 2016Saturday artist and Rendham resident Maggi Hambling will again open the Alde Valley Spring Festival in Great Glemham.  At previous openings Ms Hambling has been highly entertaining (especially the aglet/Michael Gambon story) and given a faintly surrealist edge as she spoke from the raised bucket of a JCB.

The oil seed rape around Framlingham is looking really rather good.

tu 18 Apr

East Essex Sabres warming upThe toilet cubicle we patronised at the Deanes Sports Centre near Rayleigh had a door that passed so close to the toilet bowl that careful planning was needed to get in and out.  There was something distasteful looking smeared on a wall and the hand drier didn't work but at reception there was a cheerful young woman ... more here

 JOB  Branch manager for William H Brown estate agents Framlingham.

sa 15 Apr

A Day in the Death of Joe EggThesping since 1878 Framlingham Amateur Dramatic Society's spring production is A Day in the Death of Joe Egg and at the college theatre the run ends TONIGHT.

th 13 Apr
Rubbish Thursday ... the day before Good Friday

Flicks in the Sticks presents A United KingdomThe Brundish Flicks in the Sticks TONIGHT is period drama A United Kingdom ... as Lord Brundish pointed out it has Rosamund Pike starring, enough said.

 JOB  Full time chef de partie wanted for Framlingham country dining pub.

we 12 Apr

You might have noticed were working on the date format in the left hand column, more changes to come.

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