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French Conversation

Margaret P in Ipswich Town Centre
I have seen somewhere, but not sure it was on Streetlife, reference to a local French Conversation Group. Does anyone know or have any information please? Thanks

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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Some days ago Martin C contacted Mr Gummer he did receive a acknowledgement to his email that he sent him--but I dont think he has heard anything else--I also contacted councillor Hugh Whittall and have had not received a reply whatsoever,--I can not ... [ more ]
What a councillor--Hugh Whittall have not even acknowledged the email I sent him--I could not wait any longer--most upset--therefor I have emailed Dr Dan Poulter and received an acknowledgment--he have asked me to be patient but have said that he will ... [ more ]

Electronic bus timetables

Jean M in Ipswich Town Centre
How long does it take to get the powers that be to fix the electronic timetable for the busses at Norwich Road Bridge? It's been out of order since before Christmas!
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Steve C
Jean I guess the point I was trying to make is that where buses provide a regular service i.e 10min intervals the electronic timetable is pretty much redundant. Out in the countryside, where the service only runs half hourly or perhaps only hourly these ... [ more ]
An electronic timetable yes perhaps I agree, but the bus companies are supposed to be working towards fitting all buses with live tracking, this is where the screens come in handy, even for 10 minute frequency services. Having been stood at a stop many ... [ more ]

counselling for men who have been in an abusive marriage.

Theresa H in Maidenhall
Hi! Please can someone offer some help? I need to find out if there is any support groups or counselling services which offer MEN support with depression linked to having been in an abusive marriage. My partner thankfully is now out of that marriage ... [ more ]
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Hi Theresa. The name is Angela Emmerson. She's in IP3. 01473 727197 I hope she can be a help to your partner.


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Anne D
I have used John T Wilding based at Martlesham for many years, to replace radiators, service boiler etc. Not necessarily cheap but they do an excellent, efficient job.

A helping hand for families/individuals in Ipswich.

Kiki Y in White House
Hi. We have recently set up a new group for people in Ipswich, who may be in need of a little help this time of year. Currently, anyone requiring the assistance of a food bank or similar in Ipswich need a referral from Social Services or a health care ... [ more ]

electronic bus timetable

Jean M in Ipswich Town Centre
The new electronic bus timetable at Norwich Road Bridge going into town has been out of order since before Christmas. Does anyone know how long it will be before it is up and running again?
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Confirmed by Suffolk on Board that the 8,9 & 10 users will have seats at Tower Ramparts by the end of February:

Ipswich Hospital Care Parking

Val S in Sproughton
I am so fed up with the car parking situation at Heath Road.  Sadly we are in the position of having to visit the hospital frequently to attend appointments and the time lost by driving endlessly round and around the car park looking for a space is ... [ more ]
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Patricia D
I started a thread about trying to save the park and ride some time ago as  have found it so easy to attend the hospital. One can wait inside the spacious hall at either end so no need to be cold or wet, and the bus stop at the hospital is covered. If ... [ more ]


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Rita P
We had a party when we made our wills and gave a copy to each of the executers so there would be no unpleasant surprises for our children.

Fundraising ball

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The manor ballroom, 4 St Margaret's green, Ipswich
Michelle D in Ipswich Town Centre
Bear for an Angel presents their first ever fundraising ball at Manor ballroom, 4 St Margarets Green, Ipswich, on February 14th, 7-11pm, our awareness bands will be on sale on the run up to and on the evening at £1.50 each Over 18's only! Their will be ... [ more ]

Fundraising ball

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The manor ballroom, 4 St Margaret's green, Ipswich
Michelle D in Ipswich Town Centre
Their will be a disco, buffet, bar, raffle, Dress code: smartly dressed (ball gowns or evening dresses, suits & ties & shoes Bear for an angel are a small non profit organisation based in Ipswich who provides no sew teddy bear packages for ... [ more ]

Bramford Village Stores

Jumble Sale

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25th Ipswich Scout group, Bramford Road, Ipswich
Lyn A in Ipswich Town Centre
On Saturday 16th January the 24th Ipswich Scout Group will be holding a Jumble Sale. Doors open at 1pm.  Bramford Road Railway Bridge 330A Bramford Road Ipswich IP1 5AX

Once a thieve

Mars in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi guys. I'm a private landlord who rented his house to a couple in Chantry. Husband works for Ipswich buses. Unfortunately I did not register their rent as I did not realise it was the new law. This couple haven't paid rent in 5 months. I have engaged ... [ more ]
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I think you need to take a stand with your sister. Sometimes one has to actually stand firm with someone, even if it is a family member. Do you have no rights regarding YOUR house? It's bonkers that you have to work more hours because your sister's ... [ more ]

scouts post service

Graham M in Maidenhall
has any body else had problems with this service.i have spoken to several people who sent us cards but we are yet to reicve them this is three days after the big day .we are in the ip1 area
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Complain to the post office who issue the licence complaints for this area were dealt with from Colchester in the past phone no is on the R M website or do it on line.
Janet A
Royal mail are not super efficient and we have had letters and cards wrongly delivered and at a higher cost. I have been using the scouts delivery service for several years and will continue to do so. I accidentally included a card for my friend in ... [ more ]

Gravel chips (garden type, grey/silver granite, approx 20mm) - free

Andrew H in Bramford
This is on behalf of my father who is not currently online. He has probably several wheelbarrow loads of gravel chips to dispose of after turfing a previously gravel laid garden. I think they originally covered about 25 sq m of ground (but I don't know ... [ more ]

Man with van

Vivienne S in Sproughton
Can any one recommend a man with a van to collect household items from felixstowe to bramford . Looking for reasonable price .
Joe S
We have used. very pleasant and reliable. 01473 603310. They charge by the hour for a job and you could also look at hiring a self drive van from somewhere such as thrifty

car repair

Jim G in Common, The
hi all does any body know of a good cheep road side mechanic to do my pads on front of car thanks and happy christmas all
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James L
Hi Jim Did you see Watchdog program re fake brake pads? Be very careful with 'cheap' repair. Few extra pounds could save your or somebody else's life.
Richard G
What is meant by cheap is dependent on what car it is , what pads are used and how easy or difficult they are to fit. I would go to Halfords or similar . Working at the roadside tnis time of year is nobodys idea of fun either. First start if not going ... [ more ]

Local experienced estate agents

Your Ipswich Estate Agents in Your Ipswich Estate Agents
Your Ipswich Estate Agents are a locally owned and operated company based at 125 Dale Hall Lane. We are dedicated to serving our local community with the very best in property marketing and sales and offer all inclusive packages with fees from as little ... [ more ]
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Stephen B
As a local Solicitor dealing with Agents on a daily basis I can recommend Your Ipswich for those trying to avoid rip-off fees!!!