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we 15 May

Suffolk ConstabularyAround 8:30am Saturday a trampoline was stolen from a Stour Avenue Felixstowe front garden.  Any info contact police ref: 37/26451/24, call 101.

tu 6 Feb

 JOBS  Bookshop assistants wanted in Felixstowe.

we 27 Dec

Elvis on a paddle boardHopefully you survived?  We managed an early start for the Felixstowe Christmas Day Dip and though the tide was so high (back end of a storm surge?) leaving only a narrow strip of beach Dippers were as enthusiastic as ever ... we particularly liked Elvis on a paddle board.

fr 22 Dec
Winter Solstice - the shortest day

Christmas Day Dip 2018

Bah! Humbug!Bah! Humbug!Have a good one, see you Wednesday on the other side or perhaps on Felixstowe beach Christmas morning?

mo 11 Dec

Comedy and tragedyMiss Mimple Meets the Ice Wolf Common Ground's Christmas show Miss Mimple Meets the Ice Wolf tours from Wednesday into January.  The company has added two new musos and is looking for front of house volunteers (who get to see the show for free) at Walton near Felixstowe and the Seckford Theatre Woodbridge.

we 6 Sep

The now closed Framlingham BarclaysAfter 126 years the Framlingham Barclays bank closed the Friday before last.  The cash dispenser and signs have gone, they'll need a carpenter to close the lobby doors which have no keyhole on the outside.  30 years ago Felixstowe was the nearest LINK cash dispenser to near the coast and Aldeburgh complained it had no ATM for visitors wanting to spend money ... what goes round comes round.

tu 5 Sep

Comedy and tragedyThe Breath of Life by David HareThe Breath of Life by David Hare is a two hander played by Suzanna Pickering and Nina Trebilcock in this Old School Theatre production.  There are three dates this month around near the coast starting Friday at The Two Sisters Felixstowe which we have yet to visit.

fr 21 Apr

Tour of BritainDoesn't look like the Tour of Britain's is going the way of the Women's Tour because Thursday 7 September the fifth stage will finish in Felixstowe.

we 14 Dec

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.  It's a lot cheaper to register before Thursday the 22nd.

fr 30 Sep

Natalie Songer's SatellitesOn into October Natalie Songer tours her one person show Satellites around near the coast.  Venues include the Bungay Fisher Theatre, Norwich The Garage, Two Sisters Felixstowe and tonight the Halesworth Cut.

mo 31 Jan
shed burglary

Suffolk ConstabularySome time between 9pm Saturday 30 April and 9am Sunday 1st May a shed on Foxgrove Lane Felixstowe had its lock forced.  A black Raleigh Motus Tour electric pedal cycle was stolen.  Any information please contact Suffolk police quoting crime ref 37/26029/22, you can call 101.

In 2010-2006 and Felixstowe the town was visited more than once by the Women's Tour, there were Christmas Dips and we visited the Blue Cross Adoption Centre.

tu 28 Dec

Bah, humbug!The Felixstowe Christmas Day Dip was postponed on the day because of high winds, don't know if they will re-open registrations.  The Westleton New Year fireworks though have been cancelled, don't know why.

sa 13 Feb

Suffolk ConstabularyFelixstowe - Defibrillator vandalised for the third time

Police are appealing for witnesses after a defibrillator unit was vandalised in Felixstowe.  The incident occurred Thursday 11 February, to the unit outside the public toilets in Sea Road.  The unit lens was cracked, which is suspected to have been caused by somebody hitting it.

This is the third time in two years the unit has sustained damage – on the previous occasion in October last year the glass front was smashed.

sa 30 Jan
Inevitably the Women's Tour has been pushed back to June but still the final stage finishes in Felixstowe .  Had a lovely time (and free Costa coffee) in 2014 when the Tour's third stage started in Felixstowe.  Whilst we're en velo the World CycloCross Championships are on the BBC iPlayer and red button today and tomorrow.
th 20 Feb

Suffolk ConstabularyIn the very early hours of St Valentine's day an odd road accident on the A14 in Felixstowe.

su 9 Feb

 JOB(S)  Slightly confusing job ad for Felixstowe docks but what is clear circa £30k pa including bonus and shift pay.

fr 27 Dec

Felixstowe Christmas Day Dip 2019Hopefully you had a good one?  As previously we enjoyed the Felixstowe Christmas Day Dip despite our Crocs keep filling with pebbles.  This year an Australian presence and ... then, like a football match, suddenly it had all packed up and gone.  Great support for the St Elizabeth Hospice and a ways off but you can already register for the excellent Bubble Rush next year.

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