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Summer job wanted

Classifieds in Westerfield

Madge
Summer job wanted in Ipswich or nearby for female student home from university until September. Has retail and customer experience, also some admin and clerical experience. Polite, well spoken and hard working. Has own car so hours and location not a ... [ more ]

Dry Cleaners

Recommendations in Claydon

4 earlier replies
Ryano
Hi, I have to agree with Jeremy B. I have been using Anglia dry cleaners for a couple of years now, from my wife's wedding dresses to duvets to suits and they have been brilliant every time, plus they are more than competitively priced. I would recommend ... [ more ]

stealing

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Philly57
Just finished volunteering at a charity shop in Meredith road and what do I see, a middle aged man stealing a wooden jewellery box that cost all of £2.50. WHY BOTHER?? Hang your head in shame whoever you are.
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Peter M
In that case I need to explain further.  The incident occurred.  P57 took to Street Life to comment on the experience.  However there was criticism that this wasn't the best way to handle the situation.   I think that is a fair summation. My point is to ... [ more ]
Derek F
I used to work part-time for a charity shop way back in the nineties.  The problem then was that the goods were donated and therefore did not in theory belong to the shop. If the manager ever saw stealing she would shame them and make them put the ... [ more ]

Broody Hen!

Local Conversations in Hemingstone

A big thumbs up

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Philly57
I have to give the Ipswich Ambulance service and Ipswich hospital a very big thumbs up, my husband took ill last night and the ambulance arrived very quickly, the paramedics were wonderful and the staff at A & E brilliant, hopefully I will be ... [ more ]
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Gillian W
I had to call on the ambulance service a couple of times when my husband who has terminal cancer needed help. They were prompt efficient and very kind and left us reassured. My husband is now in St Elizabeth Hospice all the staff are so caring for both ... [ more ]
Philly57
Hi Gillian W I am truly sorry that your husband, you and your family are going through such a difficult time, I know it can be very hard to stay positive, I lost my twin brother to cancer 8 years ago an now one of my sisters has cancer for the second ... [ more ]

Get involved at your next Area Committee!

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Community Team IBC
The details for the next round of Area Committees are available; these are your opportunity as residents to have your say in your local area, raise local issues with your Ward Councillors, and hear priorities from the local Safer Neighbourhood Team ... [ more ]

wandering black cat

Lost & Found in Ipswich Town Centre

Hayley J
I'm concerned about a black unneautured cat that is wandering around Aster Road Chantry and in the grounds of The Oaks Primary School. He is thin and looks like he's got mange. Very shy he won't come near. Is there anyone that could help him in any ... [ more ]
Rosa
Hi Hayley Animal Search Uk has details of a missing cat in that area - may not be the same cat but worth asking!   http://www.animalsearchuk.co.uk/find-lost-pets/view-pet.php?p=200548&prt=1&viewru=1&sort_order=date&...

Missing cat

Lost & Found in Castle Hill

Shirley B
Can you help ... This cat has been missing 4 weeks ... Last sighting was wherstead road if you have friends or family living in this area please ask them to keep an eye open for him .he is very missed
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Moths

Local Conversations in Common, The

Janet A
Has any one had a problem with having lots of moths in the house this year?  I had some the end of last year especially in the kitchen then it stopped but now it's awful & has been for over a month now. Does anyone know where moths like to nest & ... [ more ]
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Helen M
Oh glad you found them, I hope that is the last of them. I believe the ones we had were in a few packets which shows how messy I am!

Fridge repairs

Recommendations in Henley

Hayley S
Hi folks. Can anyone recommend a good fridge engineer please? Reliable and not extravagantly expensive would be a bonus!! Thank you.

Coach to Windsor supporting Help for Hero's.

Clubs & Groups in Barham

Andy W
A group of us are cycling to Windsor the weekend of June 20/21st to take part in Help for Hero's Hero Ride 2015. We are taking a coach to Windsor on Sunday 21st for anyone would would like to support H4H or just fancies a day in Windsor. The coach will ... [ more ]

Wildlife Area at Whitton Community Primary School

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Community Team IBC
Attached are a few pictures from the wildlife area at Whitton CP School which is nearing completion. The North West Area Committee part funded this project along with funds from SCC & the North West Big Local Trust. Previously this area was ... [ more ]
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Couldn't possible do that?

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

Baz M
Reluctant partner? Not sure what it's about? Curious and intrigued? Game for a laugh? On ones bucket list? Ladies - ever wondered why women enjoy a lifestyle without clothes (weather & circumstances permitting). Springwood Sun club nr Colchester are ... [ more ]

Patio recommendations

Recommendations in White House

Claydon Pre-School Race Night

Clubs & Groups in Whitton

MAY 15
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Great Blakenham Village Hall
Nadine H
Claydon Pre-school are hosting a family Race Night in order to raise much needed funds for the Pre-school. All details of the Race Night are on the attached poster. There will be eight races during the course of the evening and bets start at only 50p. ... [ more ]
Nadine H
Only a week left in which to get your Race Night tickets before final numbers have to be confirmed.  Get them now before they sell out! Tickets will be on sale outside the Pre-school at most drop-off and pick up times over the coming week.  That is ... [ more ]
Nadine H
Only two days left now in which to get your tickets for this exciting family evening.  Someone will be outside the Pre-school at all drop-off and collection times over the next two days i.e 9am, 12pm, 12.30pm and 3.30pm.  Come along and get your tickets ... [ more ]

Parrot found in Felixstowe Road area.

Lost & Found in Ipswich Town Centre

Missing cat

Lost & Found in Claydon

Joe S
Our cat has been a much loved part of our family for over 17 years and he has disappeared. We put him out about 3 am yesterday, Friday morning as he was meeowing so we put him out to do his business. We are in Defoe Road just about opposite the junction ... [ more ]
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Susan H
So pleased he was found! We once had a very elderly cat, we inherited him with the house we bought. After a couple of years he started to have fits now and again but was always fine afterwards. He definitely had odd 'senior moments' and memory lapses, we ... [ more ]

General Elections - 7th May 2015

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

MAY 07
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Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6D
Castle Hill Community Centre
SITUATION OF POLLING STATIONS  www.ipswich.gov.uk/content/general-and-local-elections-thursday-7th-may-2015 Ipswich Parliamentary General and Ipswich Borough Council Election Castle Hill Ward Hours of Poll:- 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Notice is ... [ more ]

Aldi car park

Local Conversations in Westerfield

Madge
When parking in Meredith Road is at a premium, with many of the Aldi customers parking on Meredith Road and along Highfield Road because their car park isn't big enough to accommodate them, have Aldi got the cheek to use five of their parking bays to ... [ more ]
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Elaine D
Just ignore them! I know it takes nerves of steel, but they are not legal or backed by the courts. They are merely invitations to pay, but more threatening language is used! Obviously you shouldn't take the mick! If you know the car park belongs to a ... [ more ]

NEW Members Required for 3 x Arts & Crafts Groups

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Janet A
New Members Requred for Castlehill Arts & Crafts Group Bring Art Gear, Knitting, Crochet, Sewing, Felting or any Craft you're into @  (1) CASTLEHILL COMUNITY CENTRE, Highfield Rd, Ipswich, IP1 Mon Eve 7pm - 9pm Tues Afternoon 1.30pm - 3.30pm ... [ more ]
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Scottish Dancers needed

Recommendations in Whitton

Len G
Does anyone know of a good Scottish Dancer or group who could entertain about 50 elderly folk in NW Ipswich at the end of July? They will be attending a 3 day 'Holiday at Home ' with a Scottish theme.

Exercise Bike

£25.00 in Castle Hill

Kate H
Good quality Reebok exercise bike.  Originally cost £250.00, used a few times and has been sitting in the garage ever since!
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Post hole digger.

Give, Lend & Borrow in Barham

APR 30
to (ended)
38 York Crescent,Claydon
Andy W
Does anyone have a post hole digger I could borrow to digv2 post holes ? I will happily pay for the loan or make a donation to a nominated charity. Many thanks , Andy White.

Claydon Pre-school Race Night

Clubs & Groups in Whitton

MAY 15
to , (ended)
Gt Blakenham Village Hall
Nadine H
Claydon Pre-school are hosting a family Race Night in order to raise much needed funds for the Pre-school.  All details of the Race Night are on the attached poster. In addition to the races themselves we will also be drawing our raffle on the night for ... [ more ]
Nadine H
I will be selling tickets for the Race Night outside the Pre-school, Thornhill Drive, Claydon tomorrow morning and Wednesday morning between 9am and 9.30am if you would like to pop along, find out what it is all about, and purchase your tickets. Why not ... [ more ]
Nadine H
It has just been noticed that there is an error on the poster.  The price of a child's ticket should read £4.50 and not £3.50.  Sorry for the confusion.

Window cleaner

Recommendations in Little Blakenham

2 earlier replies
Anne D
I've had Hightop (owner Neil Ayers) window cleaners for years in Claydon and found them very reliable. They will come when you want. Tel 01473 231232
Susan H
I've just started using a young chap who operates as Rosco's Window Cleaning Services, does a good job so far. His number is 07812 370390