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Hail stones

Val S in Sproughton
We had a really heavy hailstorm in Castle Hill last night and the stones broke the roof of our conservatory in many places. Did anyone else get damage?
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ipswich hosptill

Jim G in Common, The
hi i was just wondering if any body knows if the physiotherapist department is closing down in september
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Kerry O
I work for the Health & Social Care Watchdog and we work very closely with the Hospital and I have had no information about this. What makes you think it is closing?

Ipswich Northern fringe 1100 houses

Not K in Henley
Just in case you are not aware an outline planning application has now been submitted for 1100 houses to the north of the Railway line and east of the Henley road. I understand that all the traffic from this development will use the Henley Road This is ... [ more ]
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Susan H
I entirely agree with all of you, who have pointed out that jobs ought to come first. If there are no jobs, how and why would people buy these houses? Many may end up being sold to people who work further afield, perhaps even in London. How can it be ... [ more ]
John T
I have just noted that the latest date for submissions is 26 July, looking on the website it appears that many have not bothered to comment I guess thinking there views will not be heard or have been said anyway. Unfortunately we have a system where ... [ more ]

Continuation NBP

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Streetlife have closed our NBP debate down which is their policy to do so after six mouths-- and I think we ought to thank Streetlife for allowing us to run for that length of time-- should we keep this continuation going at least until we get the ... [ more ]
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Once again thank you Martin C for providing a link to the old NBP debate-- much better than my way-- whether or not we will see a satisfactory end to the talks now taking place I do not know-- but surely our efforts will have been worth while-- at least ... [ more ]
I have just come across some interesting facts that I think should bolster up our demands for a NBP-- and I wonder if the SCC are aware of them and taking them into account in the talks that are in progress-- The Ipswich Star July 2013 said the ... [ more ]

IHi , please pass on that during the summer holidays we will open on Thursday & Friday lunchtime 12.00 to 2.00pm please come & su

Paresh P in Claydon
Hi , please pass on that during the summer holidays we will open on Thursday & Friday lunchtime 12.00 to 2.00pm please come & suppott us.

Trying to find Trixie

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Some while ago I was trying to find an old friend named Trixie-- there was a kind lady on here that tried to help me I dont remember your name-- at that time Trixie was about to move house-- she has now been in touch-- was it YOU who tried to help? if ... [ more ]
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No Andrew not stupid I use to have problems with-- LOL-- TLC-- and a lot more so I invented SOH-- yer your right CW means Country and Western-- cant stick this Line Dancing stuff-- that's not CW-- we have another name for that it's known as SK-- SOH

carpet fitting

Arthur C in Darmsden
I have today received a carpet for my living room, although its mainly I place i need some help with getting it completed. Can anyone help or recommend anyone that can help please I'm in Great Blakenham & not got a lot of spare cash at moment. ... [ more ]

Lost sandal

Beryl B in Claydon
A right foot Gola mans sandal has gone missing overnight from outside our back door, something seems to have run off with it Have you found it please.
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Beryl B
It makes me want to sit in the garden all night just to see him. We did leave the left one out for him but he ignored it, he seems to have a liking for right foot wear ha ha
Susan P
Ha, I also left the remaining trainer outside for quite a few nights to see if it went 'walkabout' but it was ignored. Fussy fox also doesn't seem to like my 'backdoor' shoes that are usually left on the back door step.....

Window Cleaner

Pat H
Yes give Frankie a ring on 685837, local and very good, been doing mine and my Sons for a while and no complaints, Hope this helps.

Jumble Sale

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Set up web link?

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Our debate Northern Bypass for Ipswich is now closed-- do any one know how I can set up a webb link for reference purpose only-- I have no idea myself-- thanks

Is this your cat?

Wendy P in Whitton
This pretty grey cat has been roaming around Bennett Rd for the past 10 days or so. She is not chipped, no collar but a very loud voice especially at 04.30!!!. Does anyone recognise her?
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Wendy P
No visible evidence of being a male but definitely has a loud voice. Maybe a relative?


Jim G in Common, The
hi does any body know of a good cheep person who can take up a pair of trousers for me thanks
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Jean G
Richard g i have bought wonder web to turn trousers up it doesn.t work as soon as u wash them it disssintergates
Arthur C
There's a Hole on some of my jeans front pockets, anyone in claydon or gt blakenham that can do a decent repair please, must be local as I do not have transport. Thank you.

Claydon Fish and Chip Shop

Cathy S in Claydon
We are looking for two new members to join our team at this busy Fish and Chip Shop, We would like one person over 18 year old and one under 18 but over 16 - hours vary - no experience needed as training is given - if interested please contact Paresh on ... [ more ]

Wedding venues near bramford

Mike W in Claydon
Hi I was wondering if people could help with recommendations for wedding venues near bramford. We are looking for somewhere with a fairly big outdoor area as well and to be able to hold around 200 to 250 people. Any ideas or recommendations would be ... [ more ]
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Susan P
Tudor Barn at Belstead looks pretty amazing, old barns have been renovated into a very special venue.

Oven repair

Joe S in Claydon
Hi the grill element in our electric cooker has stopped working. Can anyone recommend someone who does a good job and can come and repair it ? Thanks
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Haydn L
For any kitchen appliance repairs I've always used Carey's. I've found them to be very reliable and they have always done the job with no messing about. 01473 233533
Richard L
You could try Dick Williamson on 07769662545, mine went on my SMEG cooker and he repaired it, cost around £150, so u may want to consider your options.

Cooker repair

Hayley S in Henley
I think the heating element has gone in our oven. Can anyone recommend a cooker engineer / repairer please? Thank you.

Northern Bypass for Ipswich

Watchfull in Castle Hill
It has be suggested that we bring this subject up again--can we have your views on this and the reason why--if the Orwell bridge shut down the Valley road gets grid locked--if the big expansion comes about North of Westerfield--it will get worst--I can ... [ more ]
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Mass R
I went to the Headlam group consultation on the proposed distribution centre behind B&Q. Look to be a reputable company who are investing a lot of money in this new facility and hopefully will employ many people from NW Ipswich. They are fully aware ... [ more ]
I to went to the Headlam group consultation and I agree 100% with what Mass R have said-- I was lucky enough to have a chat with the gentleman who will be managing this new warehouse-- I did ask him why the HG was not interested in the B&Q site-- he ... [ more ]

Claydon High School PTA Quiz Night

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Two electric strimmers

Watchfull in Castle Hill
I have two electric strimmers they are as good as new-- I am fed up re stringing the spools-- now looking for a electric basic type tool to do the lawn edging-- so I have the two strimmers to give away--anyone wants them PM me to make arrangements to ... [ more ]
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A psychic Evening with Ryan Gooding

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Claydon & Barham Community Centre
Nadine H in Whitton
Claydon Pre-school are hosting a fundraising evening at Claydon & Barham Community Centre with the well renowned modern psychic medium, Ryan Gooding. Tickets are £10 each and are available now from either Claydon Pre-school, Claydon & Barham ... [ more ]
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Nadine H
Tickets are still available for this charity event from Claydon & Barham Community Centre, Claydon Pre-school or by text/tel. 07856 845163. Why not come along to the Claydon Pre-school Summer Fete, Thornhill Road near the Recreation Ground this ... [ more ]
Nadine H
This is tomorrow night!  There are still tickets available to buy on the door if you haven't managed to get yours yet.  It is set to be a great evening and we will be drawing the winners of our Grand Prize Draw at the event too.

Airport taxi

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Alan P
As stated on here a couple of times, NE do not run direct to Gatwick, but they run an excellent service to Stansted and Heathrow, and are a fraction of the price of JR. I don't think anyone has suggested NE for Gatwick!
Gillian M
Ok Alan just a comment from someone with a husband with a walking problem. Mars hasn't actually said what airport they are going to unless I missed it.

penpal snail mail

purplemonkey in White House
Does anyone know if any animal or craft magazine have a penpal section? Your dog use to many years ago and have stopped doing it, any suggestions would be helpful

Suitcase handle

Beryl G in Claydon
Can anyone tell me where I could get the carrying handle of a suircase trolley repaired. Have tried the shoe repairers in Morrisons, but he could not help.

over 50s

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Gillian M
No we have speakers most evenings then coffee and chat after sometimes a bring and buy. We are looking for new members so would love to see you