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mo 2 ja 17

Gemma, Katie and Ellie have started a JustGiving page to fund bringing Stradbroke's two play areas up to standard.

tu 1 no 16

♫ Volunteer managers and creatives wanted for next year's Stradisphere.

we 17 au 16

Radio Stradbroke on air 8pm tonight with Summer Music Nights.

sa 9 jl 16

Bon Giovi at Stradisphere 2016♫ At Stradisphere last night in Stradbroke as so often at events it took darkness, the approaching show end and possibly Earl Soham Vic at £3.50/pint for the good sized crowd to fill in the empty space at the stage front.  Food, sweets and witty tie died babywear stalls and we much enjoyed three no bass player piece from Norwich The Signs.  The festival continues today with Oasis tribute Definitely Maybe topping tonight.

we 29 jn 16

I love the 70s - pic contributed♫ The Stradisphere musical festival returns to Stradbroke the weekend after next with this year design stall I love the 70s.  DJ Huggy (and perhaps chums) on Radio Stradbroke tonight preview the festival.

we 11 my 16

Kim Bannon at Radio Stradbroke♫ Now that summer is here (on occasion) Radio Stradbroke broadcasts Wednesday evenings as well as Sunday mornings, tonight it's Kim Bannon.

th 21 ap 16

Stradisphere July 2016Stradbroke's music festival Stradisphere this June has released 50 more early bird tickets.

fr 26 fe 16

Radio Stradbroke fires 10:00am-01:00pm this Sunday with DJ Dave Mann.

th 7 ja 16

Little Red Kings who played last year's Stradisphere are looking for a new drummer. ♫

th 17 de 15

Radio Stradbroke broadcast a Christmas six jock special this Sunday. #bloodychristmas ... eh?

mo 30 no 15St Andrew's day

On a Long Stratton corner opposite the Shell garage the smaller open all hours Co-op is now Funeral Services so on Sunday nights useful the Stradbroke Spar is open for travellers returning to near the coast.

su 22 no 15St Cecilia's Day patron saint of music

Geoffrey Smith Stradbroke archiveNot only was the Saturday morning cafe in the Stradbroke Court House open yesterday but it was also the launch of the Geoffrey Smith archive.  Geoffrey Smith (not the gardener) was Stradbroke's John Self making photos of local life and people in the 1950s to 1980s and a good part of his massive archive is now online.

we 12 au 15

Stradbroke has a new parish clerk and half the village can now get fast fibre broadband.

sa 11 jl 15

Youthful pizza throwing in StradbrokeThe two stages at this year's highly organised (as last year) Stradbroke Stadisphere face each other and run alternately.  Last night admirably OTT rock'n roll histrionics from Little Red Kings, interesting if confusing (to us) stuff from Alfie Snoggaa (what an unfortunate name) plus youthful and impressive pizza throwing, gates open at 11:30am today. ♫

tu 7 jl 15

Suffolk Roller Derby in IpswichYES Yes yes, roller derby in Ipswich this Saturday ... we might faint ... and Friday and Saturday the second and very organised Stradisphere music festival though from the band list time runs backwards in Stradbroke ...

mo 29 jn 15

We might have to review our opinion that everything is happening near the coast this Saturday the fourth, the Saturday after the 11th is getting pretty busy.  Cretingham fete is on the 11th though we're not sure where.  In Stradbroke Stradisphere is back with loads of local bands.  Last year it was extremely well organised, let's hope this year they're rewarded with a better turnout.

tu 9 jn 15

The Stradbroke parish clerk has resigned, if this happenedFramlingham town council 2008 in Framlingham only the chairman would be left with permission to provide oral or written statements to the press .. mind you the remaining councillors would still be free to communicate by the medium of dance or mime ... can't wait to see their walking against the wind

th 7 my 15Black Spot Day

10:17am  The Framlingham poll officer is already having to poke ballots in with a ruler, it does matter just bloody VOTE!

Brundish polling station03:23pm  We're hoping to see proxies (when a person nominates someone else to vote for them) of the emergency kind in use in Stradbroke.

06:50pm  Earlier we spoke to prospective parish councillor Richard Pierce-Saunderson outside the Stradbroke poll.  He was about to vote as an emergency proxy on some one else's behalf, we found it exciting.  There was a steady stream in out of the Stradbroke poll, very quiet in Wilby, quiet in Brundish and steady in Dennington.

08:21pm  Queue back to the door in Framlingham polling station.  You have to be in the queue by 10pm to get a ballot paper ... not long to go.

10:19pm  Too late now, Riverside Framlingham.

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