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Grand Booksale

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich
Cathy G in Copdock
Grand booksale- ex library and donated books- 10p each or 12 for £1 Proceeds to Friends of Chantry Library Refreshments available

Help needed

bryan P in Greenwich
Hi Folks I am looking for a young lad to help and learn the carpet trade, must be able to lift and be available as and when needed .  also looking for local painter to paint reskimmed ceiling and coving  thanks very much
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Mark C
Busy bodys is very harsh Helen 😕 ,he was given some good advice on possible legalities and unfortunately no matter how indescreet asked it's too easy to come unstuck on such matters. I was gonna apply as the young applied to me but I'm a young 40 ... [ more ]
Paul H
Figure of speech. It's a Suffolk thing I guess. When I need a hand in the building trade, I ask in the builders merchants if anyone knows of a lad not afraid of hard work. Way of life. In over 10yrs, I can count on one hand the female "trades" I have ... [ more ]


The Meeting Place Centre in Ipswich Town Centre
TABLE TOP SALE AND CREAM TEA. This Saturday 11am til 3pm at The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close ip1 5lr. All welcome. Fundraising for new carpets. Any unwanted items we have a small charity shop in the community centre and would ... [ more ]

TV Repairs

Justine S in Copdock
hi just wondered if anybody knows of a good place to take my TV to be looked at? It went pop at the weekend and as it's only about 3 years old would like to try the repair route before having to buy a new one! - thanks
Jonathan B
R.s. ward foxhall road, Ipswich component went on my parents tv and stopped it from turning on , fault found and repairs completed within a few days.
Tony G
I have used R.S.Ward on Foxhall road just past Parliament Road on left for repair to a 1990 hi-fi. Excellent & speedy repair

Manual typewriter

Suzanne M in Wherstead
Does anyone have a manual typewriter tucked away somewhere? One is needed by a disabled old gal who has lost the use of right arm. She can type one handed on a portable and needs to get out letters. Also needed, a washing machine drum. Thank you!

Star Gazing

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Chantry Library
Cathy G in Copdock
Come and view the stars with Orwell astronomical society outside Chantry library. Activities and an interactive talk beforehand in the library with free space themed refreshments. Cost 1.50 per adult, children free (aimed at 9+ age group)

Astronomical afternoon

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Chantry Library
Cathy G in Copdock
Astronomical event for primary school children and younger. Free games and activities and cheap space themes refreshments to celebrate new Star Wars film

advice please

Angela W in Greenwich
My neighbour is  elderly and is looked after by home help who come several times a day.  One of them spends the majority of her time in her car smoking and texting.  This may be legitimate however I am concerned that my neighbour could be being ... [ more ]
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Anne L
How long are they spending inside the house? Visits last from 15-60 minutes, depending on what care is required. It is most likely though that they have arrived early and are waiting.
If I was you I would ask the carer .I am a home carer and quite often get asked by a neighbour how a person is getting on ,they won't mind if there's nothing to hide

Table top/craft sale

The Meeting Place Centre in Ipswich Town Centre
Table Top Sale/ Crafts/Cream Teas 3rd October  11am til 3pm all welcome Tables £5 Contact Mags on 01473  745470 or email  to book. Fundraiser for the new carpets for the centre. The Meeting Place Community Centre, Limerick ... [ more ]

Washing machine drum

Suzanne M in Wherstead
Hi there, I am in need of the inside drum of a washing machine, the bit that you put the clothes in! Can anyone help supply please? Thank you.

Angel card readings

Louise P in Blacksmith's Corner
Hello, I have being reading Angel cards for many years to many people by word of mouth. I have decided now is the time to advertise to a wider selection of people, purely because i really enjoy helping people connect with their spiritual side. Please ... [ more ]

Found cat

Jennifer M in Belstead
Sweet young cat - black with white paws, chest and whiskers. Very affectionate. Up the lane near the Belstead allotments. Might come from Thorington Park or Stoke Park Drive area?
lots missing at the moment could you post details on facebookes ipswich missing cats group please?
Hi, have you reported it to the vets, it might even be micro chipped.

Ipswich Old Cemetery

SMM in Ipswich Town Centre
Has anyone been to the baby area at the old cemetery over the last few days? I went up there this afternoon and was very upset to see that it had either been vandalised or that when the strimmers went between the tiny graves  they did quite a bit of ... [ more ]
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Gillian M
I hadn't done so but you are correct I should have done so will do . Strength in numbers .

Fundraiser Disco

Belstead meadows

Tim F in Pinewood
Hi all just been thinking we haven't heard anything from Mr Harding and his merry men and his quest to build on the meadows and develop Belstead house. Its been well over a year since the meeting about his plans and ideas. Has anyone got any up to date ... [ more ]
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My husband moved to the Pinewood surgery 5 years ago Maureen S. He was removed from the practice he had attended since the early 50s (what is now Ravenswood) as we were in the wrong postcode despite him moving to IP2 as a young child. I suppose I could ... [ more ]
Maureen S
Oh dear! What if you need to see a doctor fairly urgently - a bit worrying! We have extremely wealthy friends who have been unable to get a credit card  because they have not got a credit rating having never borrowed or had a mortgage! There are ... [ more ]

man with a van

Harry P in Bramford
Thanks for streetlife for help with van needed,i was reccommended several leads and settled for :the van about town:excellent service,very resonable price t/phoe 07470503760
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Maureen S
Paul's number is 0476984344. He has a large box van so can take quite large items - he states he is registered for this work which is really important!

Van needed

Harry P in Bramford
Any body knows of a van to take 3 piece suite from Chantry to Bramford Rd
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Paul D
Hi Harry & Robert Thanks Victoria I offer a man and a van service, I can carry single items right through to full loads, just let me know the details and I can give you a quote. I cover and strap down all items so that they are protected, I am also ... [ more ]

Table Top sale

Help Needed Please.

SMM in Ipswich Town Centre
I wonder if there is a kind soul on SL who has researched their family tree successfully. I have tried this myself without much luck and wonder if I'm doing something wrong. I'm not very good with computers and so would be grateful if someone might take ... [ more ]
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Tina D
I was doing this for sometime and doing very well when I got contacted by a cousin of my Dad via Ancestry,co,uk. He had already traced one branch of the family back to 1524! I then got distracted and was busy updating my files with all of his ... [ more ]


The Meeting Place Centre in Ipswich Town Centre
Summer theamed Disco at The Meeting Place Community Centre. Limerick close pop along in ya bright summer gear and boogie the night away 6pm til 11pm Tickets £5 adults and £2.50 children, support workers free. Drinks and snacks available from the tuck ... [ more ]
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Dining Table, 4 chairs & one Carver

Dianne B in Ipswich Town Centre
For sale Yew wood dining table and 4 matching chairs plus one carver.  Measures 5ft (153cm) extending to 6ft 6 (198cms), width 34inches (86 cms).  Table in excellent condition.  Chair seats showing some wear and tear. COLLECTION ONLY. Please send private ... [ more ]

asda car park and asb

Nadia C in Washbrook
Hi all those who live in Stoke Park near Asda. I'm trying to gauge the amount of anti sociable behaviour that happens on the car park and surrounding area in evening. Some residents are calling me to tell me of incidents and I want to feed it all back to ... [ more ]