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LondonMetric press release on TK Maxx development at Martlesham Heath

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Miles W
The property company that owns Martlesham Heath Retail Park have issued a press release regarding the proposed TKMaxx development. Have a read at http://martlesham.org.uk/news/129-press-release-70-new-jobs-at-risk-if-new-tk-maxx-and-homesense-sto... to ... [ more ]
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Janet B
To those complaining about the volume of traffic, how do you propose reducing it given the redevelopment of the Topps Tiles, Conway Pine and Lings is a done deal? It is proposed that T K Max will move into the space now occupied by Topps Tiles and ... [ more ]

Police speed check on Playford Road Tue 24th Feb

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Richard G
Thats what progress is all about . How many people were killed by cars in 1820 ? How many people died in plane crashes in 1775 ? People are happy to take the benefits of progress like foreign holidays , cheap chinese imports , automatic washing machines ... [ more ]
Julian M
Speed plays such I minor role in causing accidents but it's the easiest to measure and make money out off. If it really was just about saving lives then they wouldn't stick their vans in the biggest grossing roads like 40mph duals but in 20mph ... [ more ]

Poundland Sunday Hours?

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Woof W
Does anyone know what time they open on a Sunday? I also have to go to M&S who say they open at 10.30, Next who say 10am. Poundland's own web site doesn't admit to having a store in Martlesham Heath (I have got the right name - it's not Poundworld or ... [ more ]

Walks in Kesgrave/ Martlesham or ltl Bealings

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Lama B
Hi  Everyone, Can you recommend any walks in the area? preferably suitable for a buggy ? I know a few parks in Ipswich but was wondering if there any walks / parks here. thanks
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Laurence H
You can also visit Kesgrave Town Council offices on Ropes Drive near the little Tesco. They have a selection of booklets with local walks in them which are very good. They are open Monday Wednesday and Friday mornings 9 oclock until 1oclock.

Plumber

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Meg P
Please can anybody recommend a local plumber.  My washing machine has stopped working, since Anglia Water flushed the main supply in January.  I have contacted Anglia Water, they suggested stone(s) and dirt may be causing this problem ref. their flushing ... [ more ]
Laurence H
Not with us but look in the Kesgrave News they have plumbers advertised. We have used lots of the guys from there over the years and they have all been brillant.

Inflatable Bathing Chair

£140.00 in Rushmere St Andrew

Ray R
Chair fits into your bath and using a remote inflates and allows you to sit on chair before lowering you into water.Simply press remote to be raised from bath. Deflated chair lifts from bath for normal use. Costs £350 minimum new

Badminton for Beginners

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Kesgrave Community Centre
Kesgrave Community Centre offer a Badminton for Beginners Class for those aged over 18 on a Wednesday evening between 6pm and 7pm in the Kesgrave Sports Hall. All equipment is provided, and the coached sessions cost £4 per person per week to attend. ... [ more ]
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Kesgrave Community Centre
Thank you for your comment Heather. At the current time, due to sports hall capacity, we offer coached badminton sessions on a Wednesday evening between 6pm and 7pm, or there is a daytime session on a Tuesday morning between 9.30am and 10.30am which is ... [ more ]

Kesgrave, Martlesham, Rushmere Crime Brief 18 - 24 February 2015

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Swan Close Scheme
Vehicles Holly Road - At around 1am, Saturday 21st February, an offender was seen entering an insecure silver Renault that was parked in Holly Road, Kesgrave. Two Motorola walkie-talkies and some cash were stolen from within. Police would like to ... [ more ]
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Garland Pub

Local Conversations in Playford

Carol R
Noticed that the metal fencing has been taken down that was in front of the pub car park, does anyone know what is happening, is it going to be demolished and housing in its place or reopen as a pub?
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Jo G
Paul F I have been to the Golf several times for lunch recently, I have not had a bad meal yet, so think they must have a different chef. You don't get children running around then as they are mostly in school. Might be worth another try. It's a shame ... [ more ]

Re-turf

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Sharon M
I need my lawn renovating , and re- turfed, because I only had it done last year , and it looks like a mud heap already 😡 , if anyone could give me a good recommendation , of anyone that could do it, or does anyone know how I could help the grass come ... [ more ]
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Mrs Tiggywinkle
I'm reading all the comments with interest as I've got the same problem with parts of my lawn....and I have 3 dogs...so might be a hopeless case for me!

Slide projector

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stroller A
Does anyone have an old type slide projector that is capable of showing 35 mil. photo negative strip? I have a large amount of these that I would like to have processed but I will have to check them out first. I have a battery driven slide viewer  but it ... [ more ]
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Kesgrave Crowned Suffolk's Most Active Town

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Kesgrave Community Centre
Forget the Brit Awards and the Oscars we have won our very own award here at kesgrave! Did you know that Kesgrave has been crowned the most active town in Suffolk and KWMCC are very proud to be at the heart of this active community. Suffolk County ... [ more ]

NANT loses High Court Appeal against 2000 Adastral Park houses

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Miles W
NANT have lost their appeal against SCDC plan for 2000 houses at Adastral Park. See http://martlesham.org.uk for links to press releases. Miles
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Double glazed window

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Puppy travel

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Patricia G
I am getting a puppy soon can anyone tell me if I have to pay bus fares for her  and  what the rules are for travelling on buses and trains . Thank you.
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Kesgrave News - New Photographer

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Kesgrave cameras .
I'm delighted to announce with great pride that I've been appointed the new resident photographer for our local free monthly magazine 'Kesgrave News'. Many of you will remember Keith Beecroft, a lovely guy who had provided the magazine with many stunning ... [ more ]
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Janette R
Life is what YOU make of it.  But if you want suggestions of what's on in the area - why not visit Ipscene?  The site was set up by a lady fed up of hearing people saying 'there's nothing to do around here' - covers IP1-IP17 postcode area.

Police Message - Attempted burglary, Martlesham Heath 16 Feb 2015

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Swan Close Scheme
WO/15/293 BURGLARY - DWELLING (attempt) LARK RISE MARTLESHAM Heath 16 February 2.35pm – entry to via insecure door. Victim has called out on hearing door open. Two youths seen running away. Nothing stolen Please ensure your doors ... [ more ]
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Old Plod
Sympathy for the victim. It makes me angry when people acquire stuff dishonestly. Was it the front or back door?
Swan Close Scheme
I understand from the Police Connect message that it was the front door. Nothing was stolen in this case but as you say, it is a bit of a shock having to challenge strangers in your own home.

Cycling Road Road

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Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre
Kesgrave Community Centre
A community cycling event for all the family will be taking place on Sunday 14th June 2015, 3 days before the Friends Life Women's Tour passes through Kesgrave on Wednesday 17th June 2015. Come along and have your bike security marked by the police, buy ... [ more ]

Looking for a garage to rent

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Ady Q
Im looking for a garage to rent in the Kesgrave / Martlesham area to store a car in. Single or double garage considered...

Computing for Beginners

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Kesgrave Community Centre
Concerned that many of us in our local community are missing out, we are offering Computer courses for complete beginners every Thursday at KWMCC, to help you get online. These lessons are for complete beginners and offer easy-to-follow training in a ... [ more ]

Suffolk Police - Non urgent crime reporting via the web (an alternative to 101)

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Swan Close Scheme
There is a Police contact web page for any information you are able to provide in relation to crime or suspected crime. Ideal if you don't like phoning 101 or you are an avid texter. You need to be in 'View All' mode to activate the blue hypertext.
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Peter L
Robert Peel put the Police out on "Foot Patrol" in order to prevent a and apprehend crime, and in each community. Progressing from that through Bicycle Patrol to Large Fast Motor Vehicles, loaded with technology and weapons has'nt really taken too long. ... [ more ]

Missing Cats in Kesgrave

Lost & Found in Warren Heath

Jo Jo J
I know of two missing cats in The Lloyds, Grange Farm - sadly one was found dead but the other is still missing. As both incidents happened around five weeks ago I was wondering if anyone else has heard of more cats going missing in the past couple of ... [ more ]
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Stephanie F
Our boy stays inside a lot and even sleeps next to me at night, we joke that he's my night carer. He has done this ever since I had chemo way back in 2010. Our neighbours have a beautifully marked tabby who they don't look after very well, he comes to ... [ more ]
Kevin M
There has been lots of cats going missing all over ipswich over the past few months,police have been made aware of this,there is a facebook page for missing cats in ipswich you could try there hope this helps

Mother's Day Family Portrait Photo Session In Your Own Home - Special Offer

£47.50 in Brightwell

Kesgrave cameras .
Family Portrait Photos for Mothers Day. We have a special Mother's Day visit package again this year, with prices starting at just £47.50 for visit to your home to include an hour's shooting including a disc or key drive with 20 of the best edited ... [ more ]

Roadside Scam Warning - Norfolk and Suffolk

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Swan Close Scheme
A number of incidents of supposedly broken down car owners have been flagging down motorists for assistance by asking for cash for fuel and offering valueless jewellery in exchange. Phone 101 if you've noticed something like this or 999 if its currently ... [ more ]
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Which Broadband Service Provider do you use? (Q-Z)

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4 votes on 5 answers so far... See all and vote

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Bex
Andy S, we have fibre optic with Sky. You can get line rental from them too, so BT wouldn't be responsible for repairs, although Sky do contract Openreach to do the actual repairs! Sky did get someone out to us quickly after our line got knocked out by a ... [ more ]
bob inactive
BT have to pay out huge fees when their network goes down and their customers Sky, , Talktalk get cut off.. we've talking thousands per hour.. So in some respects you are better off as a customer of a customer of BT than you are going to BT.