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Story Time Special at Chantry Library

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn drive, Ipswich
Cathy G in Copdock
Story time special aimed at children under eight to celebrate World Book Day. Stories at 1.00pm, 2.30 and 4.00 with games and refreshments between each session

Brickie needed.

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Gill S
Spec building services 07795102372 very reliable reasonable prices 20 years experience

Chantry High School Building Site

NatureGal in Belstead
I just wondered if any other residents were as fed up with the construction noise as I am? The works are now way over the estimated completion of Summer 2015. I am not even that near the School but it is bad enough at times here. I contacted the ... [ more ]
Citizen of Ipswich
There's usually a contractor's board outside, if so give them a call and make complaint. If not contact your local councillors and see what they can do. I have to say I was very surprised just how much of the old school has been demolished when I drove ... [ more ]
As far as I know at the moment the demolition and re build of the actual school building is complete. It's all the periphery work on site which hasn't got an end date and with new projects apparently planned. I did hear a rumour things were knocked down ... [ more ]

New Co op Chantry

Ian A in Blacksmith's Corner
I would love peoples thoughts on the new Coop at Chantry. I have been 6/7 times I cannot find anything no decent stock ages to get through tills a nightmare. Subway doing well so I bet our fantastic bakery closes. Funeral shop I ask you what are they ... [ more ]
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Jean G
I agree Richard g the manager I had at my store was not all that good if you ask me she never seemed to take any interest in the shop so if there was any probs she just didn't care !
Christine G
I have just made a complaint to the Coop Head office about the poor service I received today at the Chantry branch. My first time in there since the 're.furb.I will not be going in again. Apart from one lady working hard on check out, the rest were ... [ more ]


Steve R in Mace Green
Does anyone do catering I am looking for a price for 100 people to attend a a 60th birthday party

The Waterfront Again.

Kuhli in Pinewood
I've just read via The Ipswich Star that new signs for Ipswich are in the pipeline, guess what? Welcome to Ipswich ... East Anglia's Waterfront Town Is that what we are to be known as now?
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Roger A
Thomas L said: "the Waterfront/docks are actually no longer docks where the title applies - the docks are further along - so why not call the area the Waterfront with the yacht marina etc - its an accurate description." Oh yes! Anglo Norden will really ... [ more ]

garden shed to donate

Joan L in Chantry
6 x 4ft garden shed needs attention. Needs new felt and minor repairs to give away. Must dismantle and take away ASAP please.

Grand book sale

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive
Cathy G in Copdock
Grand book sale- many bargains- all books 20p or 6 for £1- mixture of ex-library and donations to help Friends of Chantry Library

Take the first step in overcoming the fear of speaking in public

Keith D in Chantry
Ipswich Speakers Club is running a workshop to help overcome these nerves and fears we all experience. All welcome, no obligation to speak. Work at your own pace in a friendly and supportive environment. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 7:30 PM at the ... [ more ]

Help needed please Ravenswood area

Pat H in Blacksmith's Corner
I am looking for a window cleaner and an indoor cleaning person for a disabled couple living in Ravenswood. Please let me know if you can recommend either people. Thanks
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Giles W
Hi. Please PM me if you still require a window cleaner. I have an extensive round in the area. No problem if you are already sorted.

Minecraft group

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive
Cathy G in Copdock
First Minecraft session in library - aimed primarily at 8-13 year olds - bring your own devices or use ours
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Sprites lane

Ian A in Blacksmith's Corner
As a dog walker and taking kids to school we walk down Sprites lane from Belstead end. No footpath it floods more cars because of new school it is dangerous you have to go on a wet muddy dog contaminated verge to avoid cars . Babergh need to get their ... [ more ]

Lost please help cat

Marie sophie F in Chantry
My cat is 7 and much loved I am blind so don't know where to look or post this please look in your sheds thank you
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Marie sophie F
Thank you so much for everyone's help he now has a new safer collar and is not interested in going out at the moment getting lots of rest x

decorator wanted

George W in Maidenhall
Can anyone know a reliable painter/decorater to help me finish decorating my living room  I need one wall papered, and the ceiling and 3 walls painted I live in Chantry area Thanks
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Yvonne B
I have been using a painter called Dave for several years never had a problem although he does get very busy so you may have to wait a bit his number is 07766774420 if that helps

People weighing scales

Marie sophie F in Chantry
Does anybody know where in Ipswich there are any public weighing scales where I can get my correct weight as I don't own any and would like to start the new year off on the right foot they used to be in chemists or swimming pools thank you
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Andrew T
don't weigh youself everyday , you'll drive yourself nuts !   trying to lose weight is a long term venture.   once a week is plenty.  good luck.

Donate your knitted blankets

Marie sophie F in Chantry
Battersea dogs home are always desperate for knitted blankets and old towels knitted not crochet I am collecting them for my friend to take to battersea dogs home there are some patterns on there website or you may have some already in your cupboards so ... [ more ]

Double glazed doors

Steve R in Mace Green
Does anyone know someone who could supply and fit a double glazed front and back door for a reasonable price
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Richard G
There are different quality doors and can make a drastic difference to cost , some look good initially but the finish can be poor after a few years. It is therefore difficult to make an informed decision. Bit like someone to quote for a new car .
Andrew H
I've had windows progressively replaced over the last decade by Admiral (google Admiral double glazing Ipswich). Friendly & efficient service and good quality product. Best bit was low pressure sales with simple easy fixed priced take-it-or-leave-it ... [ more ]

Creative Writing Group First Meeting

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive

Creative Crafts Group

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive
Cathy G in Copdock
First meeting of craft group- boys, girls, men and women are welcome Then continuing every Sunday after that

market hours

Joan L in Chantry
Does anyone know when the Ipswich market is open this week? Don't want to wait until Thursday to buy fruit and veg for Christmas.

National Grid Works on Chantry

Anita S in Blacksmith's Corner
I would like to know why there hasn't been any notification to householders,regarding the National Grid works going on over roads in Chantry.How long are these going to last and which roads are affected etc.A courtesy letter sent to roads affected before ... [ more ]
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George W
when I phoned 2 weeks ago I was told they would not be doing our street for at least 3 months,which was a relief as people tell me they cut the gas off all day in your house. and I did not fancy being without heating cooking hot  water etc in the coldest ... [ more ]

Child buggy

Joan L in Chantry
We have a good strong buggy to give away. Used as a spare for the grandson when we took him out. If you can make use of it let me know.
Jean G
hi joan l I would like it please if still available as I have my grandson every week and that would save my daughter bringing hers every time .where abouts are you perhaps I could arrange a viewing  thanks !