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th 2 May

Suffolk ConstabularyAn unlocked car in Queens Avenue Woodbridge overnight Sunday had a phone charger stolen, ref: 37/23526/24.  Around 2:41am Monday a person was seen trying door handles in Queens Avenue Woodbridge,.ref: 37/23599/24.  A car on a driveway in Peterhouse Crescent Woodbridge overnight Sunday had a charging cable and a purse containing cash and cards stolen, ref: 37/23748/24.

fr 22 Mar

Saturday's Big Book BonanzaThings doing tomorrow include quizzing with cocktails in Woodbridge, the Big Book Bonanza in Framlingham library and in Bedfield and the afternoon a Craft Fair with hot X buns and a colouring competition.

we 21 Feb

One pound admission to flea market in Woodbridge Community Hall this Sunday for bric-a-brac and refreshments.

fr 16 Feb

Artist John Bawtree showing in Carousel FramlinghamThe Craft House at The Crown end of the Woodbridge Thoroughfare will be showing Peasenhall resident artist John Bawtree from Wednesday for aBuy us a coffee week.  We thank  John for his continued support of ntc, you can join him by buying us a coffee.

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.

fr 24 Nov

Suffolk ConstabularyYesterday afternoon a man entered Fat Face Woodbridge, threatened staff with a knife, demanded money and then removed the till himself before leaving on foot.  The suspect is a male aged 30s to 40s, of slim build, has dark brown hair and was wearing dark clothing including a puffer jacket.  Any info that could assist contact CID South quoting 37/68044/23, you can call 101.

tu 31 Oct
Halloween! Must buy some sweets

Ipswich G&S Soc rehearsal ♫ We've enjoyed a concert performance of HMS Pinafore with a single piano accompaniment.  When the diverse instruments (including timps) fired up the Pinafore overture at the Ipswich G&S Soc rehearsal last night we grinned with pleasure.  The show starts a four day run tomorrow at the Seckford Theatre Woodbridge (though ticketing is by the Wolsey).

su 15 Oct

Just outside Woodbridge the Pumpkin Patch runs until the end of the month and in Woodbridge Community Hall next month a Collectables and Flea Market.

we 26 Jul

Comedy and tragedyThe Hellgate ClubCommon Ground's autumn tour gothic murder mystery The Hellgate Club is set in 1905 Paris.  Dates set near the coast include Halesworth, Woodbridge and Wingfield.

su 12 Mar

We've added the Woodbridge years 2015-2018 to Woodbridge teens ... just needs 2019 now ...

th 26 Jan
Australia Day

Similar to Framlingham's allotment expansion Woodbridge town council are looking for land to become allotments.  Friend of ntc Peter Brockett has suggested the proposed Stackton Tressel allotment expansion should be careful Woodbridge tc don't snipe the land behind the Trouser Museum.

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.

we 14 Dec

♫ A three act concert in Woodbridge this Saturday including the interestingly named Bold and Saucy Wrongs (we suspect it's Shakespearean).  Appropriately at this difficult time proceeds will go to Families in Need Ipswich.

th 8 Dec

♫ This Saturday a choral concert in St Mary's Woodbridge.

fr 2 Dec

Bah, humbug!What was Halloween on the Hills Woodbridge has transmogrified into Christmas on the Hills starting the Friday after next.

th 1 Dec

Woodbridge is the third happiest place to live in the UK ... clearly they haven't tried to park there recently.

fr 28 Oct

♫ Mike Leigh's Topsy Turvy prompted a taste in us for G&S.  Your have two more chances to  see The Mikado in Woodbridge, tonight and tomorrow.

we 19 Oct

Halloween on the HillsHalloween On The Hills near Woodbridge runs to the 31st.  Perhaps surprisingly there is timed entry for bookings, they clearly expect it to be popular.

th 29 Sep

The Cross Quays when it was an off licenceDriving from Framlingham to Woodbridge this afternoon there were four sets of temporary traffic lights.  In Woodbridge there are two new to us traffic islands on Melton Road, in the Co-op some staff are wearing body cameras, the Cross Quays pub reopened in the late 90s after decades closed and is closed again plus for sale, surprisingly estate agencies seem to be the growth industry.

mo 19 Sep

The final people to join the late Queen's laying in state queue were Christine and Sarah Rogers from Woodbridge.

th 15 Sep

Woodbridge junction of New Street and ThoroughfareSuffolk ConstabularyAbount 7:15pm Friday 9 September at the junction of the Thoroughfare and a New Street alleyway Woodbridge a 12 year old boy was cycling when a blue Ford Fiesta, collided with him.  He sustained a serious head injury and was taken to Addenbrookes hospital . Any info contact Suffolk Roads Policing, quoting crime reference 37/58306/22, you can call 101.

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