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Loft conversion

Bill V
in Beacon Hill
Hi all, Does anybody know any loft conversion specialists they would recommend? Looking to uplift with family growing, rather than move somewhere else. Also, if you ever done a loft conversion, what sort of budget should I be looking at? Thanks
IT Carpentry Ltd
Hi Bill. Your first port of call should be a really good architect who should draw you up a good plan and maximize your options. These plans can then be used to gain any necessary permissions and sent out to structural engineers and builders etc for ... [ more ]
Paul H
Bill Mann kesgrave design architects. He did our plans for chalet bungalow conversion. Very & reasonably priced. I can send you his number if you like.

Roaming dog

Peter D in Newbourne
Spotted a doggy roaming around eagle way near Heathfield this afternoon around 3-30ish. Looked similar to a small greyhound, but not as big, wouldn't come when called but clearly lost, had a large collar with a black device on it, last seen heading ... [ more ]
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The number to ring if anyone sees China or a dog similar is this: 07817776280  Please save number to phone so that you can contact the owner as soon as the dog is spotted or asap!  Lets get this boy home please, thanks!
Laurence H
There was a dog roaming around Thomas Crescent , Grange Farm yesterday afternoon but this looked to be bigger than China, more the size of a big Labrador.  It had a collar on and we tried to coax it to us with a biscuit but it was having none of it a ... [ more ]

Dog walkers

in Warren Heath
Yet again some dog walkers along Longstrops are leaving their bags piled up around the bin near Fentons Wood because the bin is full . What is wrong with people? We are quite well served for dog bins and of course we all have bins at home . ... [ more ]
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Tracey C
They have a different person to the bin man to empty the dog bins perhaps it's cut backs due to them not emptying the bins. I never mentioned the word normal just saying at least people have bothered to pick it up ! Yes I am a fig owner and have taken ... [ more ]
Jeff W
The Government wanted to stop our dogs pooing everywhere so they demanded poo bags be used, I think there is a fine for not carrying some. They wanted owners to stop leaving poo bags everywhere and introduced bins. So who is at fault for not emptying ... [ more ]

Missing dog

Tracey C
in Playford
China is still missing has been sighted near the Black Tiles , Ashdowm and more recently near Eagle Way and Heathfirlds in Martlesham. Please if you see her can you contact the phone numbers her owners just want her home thankyou .

Smart meters

Laurence H
in Rushmere St Andrew
Someone put a post on recently about Smart Meters and interestingly there was a programne on ITV last night on the subject. What I took from it is that the installers are targeted on installing 5 per day so they are pushed for the time to explain how ... [ more ]
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Woof W
Also, first generation In House Display Units don't work with solar (British Gas told me after mine stopped working after 18 months). Funny, we only had to have the smart meter fitted because we had changed to solar, and the old meter was running ... [ more ]
Andy S
I had solar panels installed, British Gas have been telling me for months that I can make an appointment for smart meters to be installed, the only problem is that the Brit Gas version don't work with Solar Panels. There is nothing on the website to ... [ more ]


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Takes the Kids to the Fort too

Laurence H
in Rushmere St Andrew
Should have checked my spelling before posting.  I meant Kids but bring your lids too if they want to come

Take the Lids to Landguard Fort at Half Term

Laurence H
in Rushmere St Andrew
We decided to open for the February Half Term last year and we are doing it again this year too.  There seems to be very few places available to take the kids to during the February Half Term so besides being good business for the Fort it seems to be ... [ more ]


Organic meat butchers?

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Looking for painter decorator

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John B
Perferido of 'Handy  Manos' did a great job of decorating for us...pleasant, helpful...and very reasonable price.    07767 159551  

Also Sunken Drains

Alan H
in Broke Hall
There also is a massive Sunken Drain on the Main Road at the entrance to Maidstone Road this has been here for god knows how long and is a disgrace. Luckily enough Ive only driven in it once because I know its there but someone will lose their ... [ more ]
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Rushmere Handyman
Too many cars is the problem in the UK. There is now no solution imho. I do not ever got into Ipswich now . I have a Coes Account and pay into it monthly , i have not been there for 3.5 years and that is an easy shop to get to and park. I will go ... [ more ]
Graham F
Last summer I noticed new motorways being carved through rock and into new tunnels whilst travelling from Bilbao airport to San Sebastian. I wondered then what do we get. All that happens in the UK is recommendations and endless enquiries, elsewhere ... [ more ]

Bathroom fitter/plumber?

Christine J
in Kesgrave
This is a big ask but I am looking for someone who can totally redo our bathroom, and it will need tiling too. Many thanks for any recommendations.
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Looking for an electrician

Martlesham man
in Warren Heath
Hi does anyone know of a good qualified electrician in the Kesgrave / Martlesham area that does good work at reasonable rates ? I am looking to get some new sockets and some outside lighting fitted.
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Get 4 Carpets Cleaned for £69

East Anglia Carpet Cleaning
in East Anglia Carpet Cleaning
CLICK HERE TO VISIT WEBSITE Yes it’s correct! Any 4 rooms for just £69.00. We deep vacuum, pre-spray the carpets, treat stains, rotary shampoo (for a deep down clean) and finally extract with our high powered carpet steam cleaner. Result – clean ... [ more ]

carpet fitter

Debbie W
Steve Cage 01473 602406 or 07801 844666 Father and son team are excellent. Have used them several times for small carpet jobs. You won't be disappointed.

Pamper & Shopping Evening

Fiona F
in Warren Heath
Tickets now available - please give me a shout if you're interested! Advisable to pre-book treatments (through me). Please share to help us spread the word for what promises to be a great night!