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mo 22 Apr

Suffolk ConstabularyLast Friday between 1:15pm and 2:20pm a white Maxus van reg MF 23 YZK was stolen from Ufford Park Melton, crime ref: 37/21721/24.  Around the same time a Boxer van at the same location was broken into and items including a nail gun, a chop saw, a leaf blower, batteries and a CB radio stolen, crime ref: 37/21869/24.

tu 16 Jan

Suffolk ConstabularyTowards the end of last year and already this year there have been multiple storage container forced entries in locations including Melton, Martlesham and Ipswich.  In most cases hand tools and machinery were stolen.  Entry has been made using heavy duty cutting equipment.  General security advice can be found here.

tu 13 Jun

Suffolk ConstabularyA shed at a home in Lloyd Road Melton was entered around 1:30am last Sunday and a gold Romet mountain bike with black writing stolen.  Any info please contact Suffolk police quoting crime ref 37/33704/23, you can call 101.

sa 11 Mar

Wedding venue Woodhall Manor (it's sort of between Melton and Bawdsey) has an open day tomorrow and we're impressed it has a page for Asian weddings.

tu 24 Jan

house sales around near the coastThere are house sales for the last two years sorted by road and street for Framlingham, Saxmundham, Wickham Market, Woodbridge and now Melton.

sa 10 Sep

house sales around near the coastPeople will always be interested in house prices.  Our latest update includes Framlingham, Laxfield, Melton, Peasenhall and Saxmundham.

su 14 Aug

Suffolk ConstabularyAll four wheels removed from a car in Adams Close Melton 1:00am-9.45am Friday morning.  Any info contact quote ref 37/51693/22, you can call 101.

tu 10 Aug

Art + Station = TourCracking idea!  Saturday visit art centres in Melton, Saxmundham and Lowestoft using the train.  £21.50 gets you a return ticket and we can't think of anything cuter except maybe Natasha Kaplinsky in a Dorothy's ruby slippers outfit ... they'd have to tone her makeup down a bit though.

we 14 Jul
Bastille Day

Between 5:30pm Monday 12 July and 7:45am Tuesday 13 July unknown person or persons have entered a barn by forcing the lock at a wildlife organisation in a rural Melton location.  Various power tools were stolen.

Anybody with any information about this crime are asked to contact Suffolk Police quoting crime references 37/37883/21, you can call 101.

tu 29 Oct

Spooky Surprises at Foxburrow Farm Melton this Friday evening.

tu 30 Oct

Saturday 17th November Practical conservation skills for 11 to 16 year olds at Foxburrow Farm Melton.

sa 4 Aug

Loads for children to do at Foxburrow Farm Melton this month, we like the sound of Stone Aged Man with cave painting ...

mo 2 Apr

Suffolk Wildlife Trust's have a family Easter Eggstravaganza tomorrow morning and Wednesday afternoon at Foxburrow Farm Melton.

th 15 Feb

Suffolk ConstabularyThis all sounds a bit Police Interceptors, in the very early hours this morning a shop burglary in Melton, a car chase and finally a burnt out car in Ipswich.

fr 5 Jan

Suffolk ConstabularyIn total a squall of six burglaries today and yesterday in Ipswich, Melton and Martlesham.  Officers are investigating if they are linked.

sa 18 Nov

Moomintroll Activity Day for unaccompanied home educated children aged 6- 12 years (trips off the tongue ... eh?:) Tuesday at Foxburrow Farm Melton.

tu 25 Jul

Duck detectives and feathered fun for all ages ... Quackers about Ducks tomorrow at Foxburrow Farm Melton.

tu 18 Jul

It's Wild Tots for under 5s tomorrow at Foxburrow Farm Melton.

sa 20 May

Suffolk Wildlife TrustIt's the May Fair tomorrow at Foxburrow Farm Melton with attractions including pond dipping, storytelling, face painting, games, donkey rides (though this lad didn't want one at Apple Day), art trail, live music and catering from a pop-up café and sausage wagon.  No need to book.

tu 14 Feb

Practical Woodland Conservation this Thursday for 10-16 year olds and half term at Foxburrow Farm Melton.

tu 25 Oct

This morning for half term Funny Bones at Foxburrow Farm, Melton.

su 9 Oct

Apple Day at Foxburrow Farm MeltonA very good turnout at Foxburrow Farm Melton this morning for Apple Day.  Much creative thought in apple related games for children and it was all charming ... though we were a bit taken aback by the tiny who was adamant he didn't want a donkey ride.  For half term at the end of the month it's Funny Bones.

tu 13 Sep

 A teenage cyclist in Melton this morning needed hospital treatment for multiple deep cuts after colliding with a failed to stop tractor.

th 25 Aug

British Transport Police e-FitBritish Transport Police have released an e-Fit of a man wanted in connection with a rape on Melton station last month.

sa 2 Jul

Foxburrow Farm Melton - pic by Cathy SmithThroughout July and August Foxburrow Farm Melton have events for families and youngsters including a teddy bear's picnic, an As night descends evening, Young Wardens mornings and a Swallows and Amazons day.

fr 27 May

Speed cameras today in Eye, Kenton, Melton and Woodbridge.

tu 19 Jan

Crikey!  The constabulary certainly stuck with this Melton shop ... more here

tu 24 Mar

If you hit a stationary police car on the A12 at Melton and then engage in assaulting a police officer you're probably not helping yourself avoid being remanded in custody.

fr 30 Jan

 JOBS  An assistant manager wanted at the Framlingham Sue Ryder, the ad is saying it's too late to apply but the interview's not until 17 February ...  Deben Inns whose pubs include the Melton Coach and Horses and the Westerfield Swan are looking for bar, waiting and kitchen staff including chefs, send your cv to rachel@debeninns.co.uk

tu 9 Sep

A generator and power tools stolen from a Halesworth building site last week and an unemployed man has been charged with two burglaries in Melton Sunday night.

mo 12 May

A carrier bag of cannabis found in a Mercedes stopped in Melton yesterday.

mo 13 May

Police warn they will issue fixed penalty parking fines at the Melton primary school dropoff/pickup.

tu 23 Apr
St George's Day

Last week a Charsfield garage was broken into and petrol pinched, four chainsaws stolen in Brandeston but just one in Stratford St Andrew; two disc cutters burgled in Melton over the weekend, worryingly three shotguns, two rifles and ammo stolen in Otley yesterday but the good news is a man's Rotary watch was handed in to Woodbridge police station Saturday.

mo 18 Mar

Found on a Melton bench a cordless drill has been handed into the Woodbridge police station.

we 13 Mar

A thousand pounds worth of heating oil stolen last night in Melton, don't know if it was locked?

tu 8 Jan

Cash found in Church Street Woodbridge and Sunday night what we're guessing is the other golf club in Melton/Ufford was broken into.

th 3 May

Police Direct reporting flooded roads around Bredfield, Debenham, Helmingham, Melton, Otley, Stowmarket and Woodbridge ... bad enough that Victoria from the Framlingham Bookshop gave up try to get from Stowupland to Fram this morning.

sa 28 Apr

Eighteen stitches from a punch in Melton Tuesday night.

tu 27 Mar

A house in Yarmouth Road Melton was burgled over the weekend.

we 14 Mar

A digital camera, silverware and six bottles of booze burgled in Melton sometime Monday.

mo 19 Dec

There was a particularly potentially dangerous arson in Melton Friday evening.

mo 7 Nov

Two shotguns burgled in Southwold, last night in Woodbridge several hundred pounds of cash burgled and this morning a ladies ring found in a toilet.  In Melton and Tunstall bags of clothing for the charity Sense pinched last week.

fr 01 Jul

Deben Inns whose pubs include the Snape Plough and Sail and the Pin Mill Butt and Oyster are re-opening the Melton Coach and Horses (no, not all their pubs have and in the name) and all staff WANTED.

we 9 Mar

Van stolen from Woodbridge found in Melton containing property burgled in Campsea Ashe.

tu 4 Jan

Saturday in the early hours and Melton a Citroen driver collided with the level crossing lights and then did a runner ... wonder why?

mo 29 Nov

After a walk in burglary in Melton during the early hours of Saturday the police point out you do need to lock up to stop them.

mo 18 Oct

Friday night a teenager was robbed at knife point in Melton.

tu 1 Jun

Melton Horse and GroomLike Ivan said the Melton Horse and Groom is boarded up, or was when we passed a few weeks back.  There's no pavement outside the pub and to get this pic we had to keep dodging traffic swooping round the corner, leaving the pub in the dark and with a bellyful must be interesting.

sa 06 Mar

Let that be a lesson to us all, a satnav stolen in Melton.

th 4 Feb

Now that's interesting, it would seem that in Melton when a vacancy occurs on the parish council the residents can force an election rather than just have the councillors invite someone else from the care home.

tu 29 Dec

Ah, things are getting back to normal ... a burglary in Melton.

tu 1 Dec

Last Thursday in locations including Orford, Melton, Campsea Ashe and Ufford Woodbridge SNT handed out 15 warnings and 10 fixed penalties for speeding, and seized a vehicle.

we 21 Oct

Melton parish council have worked out how to send group emails.

we 17 Jun

The missing Melton girl has been found safe and well in Cambridge.

tu 16 Jun

Missing girl Louise PenniallThere is increasing concern for 12 year Louise Penniall who has been missing from Melton since Saturday.

mo 8 Dec

Remember the humane killer stolen from the vets in Melton?  It's one of over 180 offences four young males from Ipswich have been charged with.

th 27 Nov

The Horse and Groom, that's the one on the corner in Melton, looks grimly closed but it does have a You could run this business board.

th 13 Nov

Part time job going as an assistant parish clerk in Melton.

th 14 Aug

Dodgy goings on in Melton during the early hours of today.

sa 10 May

Plant Sale in aid of Suffolk Wildlife Trust tomorrow in Melton.

tu 6 May

A gun (well sort of) stolen in Swilland and swords stolen in Melton.

th 17 Apr

Vet of the Year ~ Brian FaulknerPrinciple of Melton Vets Brian Faulkner was recently awarded UK Veterinary Surgeon of the Year.  Melton Vets must be the dudes who had an humane killer pinched at the beginning of the month.

th 3 Apr

In Melton a humane killer was stolen in the early hours of this morning ... a bit like the Castle Vets break in then.

we 20 Feb

More fishing gear pinched, this time in Melton and whilst being used.

we 16 Jan

A Melton shop was burgled Saturday night and three charity boxes taken.

su 16 Dec

Be warned, Friday night the police were stopping motorists in Melton and breath testing them.

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