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Continuation NBP

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Streetlife have closed our NBP debate down which is their policy to do so after six mouths-- and I think we ought to thank Streetlife for allowing us to run for that length of time-- should we keep this continuation going at least until we get the ... [ more ]
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Thank you Matt (and good arternoon to you bore) for keeping your lot updated with this thread-- and in no way was I being disrespectful-- just an old Suffolk dumplings way of talking-- but how do you think that they will let the public know of the ... [ more ]

Hail stones

Val S in Sproughton
We had a really heavy hailstorm in Castle Hill last night and the stones broke the roof of our conservatory in many places. Did anyone else get damage?
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ipswich hosptill

Jim G in Common, The
hi i was just wondering if any body knows if the physiotherapist department is closing down in september
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Kerry O
I work for the Health & Social Care Watchdog and we work very closely with the Hospital and I have had no information about this. What makes you think it is closing?

Smell of burning

Linda E in Maidenhall
On Wednesday evening there was a very strong smell of burning in the Valley Road area. It git so bad that I had to close my bedroom window because of the fumes. I haven't heard any news of a big fire anywhere. Any one else smell anything?
Peter S
Yes, we got it as well along Henley Road. We had to shut all the windows because it was affecting our breathing! Our thoughts were that it was a garden bonfire which was a bit antisocial on one of the hottest evenings of the year when most people had ... [ more ]

Trying to find Trixie

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Some while ago I was trying to find an old friend named Trixie-- there was a kind lady on here that tried to help me I dont remember your name-- at that time Trixie was about to move house-- she has now been in touch-- was it YOU who tried to help? if ... [ more ]
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No Andrew not stupid I use to have problems with-- LOL-- TLC-- and a lot more so I invented SOH-- yer your right CW means Country and Western-- cant stick this Line Dancing stuff-- that's not CW-- we have another name for that it's known as SK-- SOH

Festival of Paganism

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Oddfellows Hall, High Street, Ipswich
Robin H in Maidenhall
A free event for people interested in learning about what modern day pagans do and believe, hosted by the Ipswich Pagan Council. Refreshments available during the day. Talks, discussions, storytelling, information stands. A friendly event for open-minded ... [ more ]

Window Cleaner

Pat H
Yes give Frankie a ring on 685837, local and very good, been doing mine and my Sons for a while and no complaints, Hope this helps.

Set up web link?

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Our debate Northern Bypass for Ipswich is now closed-- do any one know how I can set up a webb link for reference purpose only-- I have no idea myself-- thanks

Is this your cat?

Wendy P in Whitton
This pretty grey cat has been roaming around Bennett Rd for the past 10 days or so. She is not chipped, no collar but a very loud voice especially at 04.30!!!. Does anyone recognise her?
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Jim G in Common, The
hi does any body know of a good cheep person who can take up a pair of trousers for me thanks
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Jean G
Richard g i have bought wonder web to turn trousers up it doesn.t work as soon as u wash them it disssintergates
Arthur C
There's a Hole on some of my jeans front pockets, anyone in claydon or gt blakenham that can do a decent repair please, must be local as I do not have transport. Thank you.

Wedding venues near bramford

Mike W in Claydon
Hi I was wondering if people could help with recommendations for wedding venues near bramford. We are looking for somewhere with a fairly big outdoor area as well and to be able to hold around 200 to 250 people. Any ideas or recommendations would be ... [ more ]
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Susan P
Tudor Barn at Belstead looks pretty amazing, old barns have been renovated into a very special venue.

Broomill Summer Fete

Annie M in Westerfield
Broomhill Summer Fete Saturday 16 July 2016 A community event in support of Broomhill Library and Sherrington House Care Home Fun for all the family - please see attached poster

Oven repair

Joe S in Claydon
Hi the grill element in our electric cooker has stopped working. Can anyone recommend someone who does a good job and can come and repair it ? Thanks
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Haydn L
For any kitchen appliance repairs I've always used Carey's. I've found them to be very reliable and they have always done the job with no messing about. 01473 233533
Richard L
You could try Dick Williamson on 07769662545, mine went on my SMEG cooker and he repaired it, cost around £150, so u may want to consider your options.

Broomhill Summmer Fete

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Broomhill Library, Sherrington Road, Ipswich IP1 4HT
Annie M in Westerfield
A community event in support of Broomhill Library and Sherrington House Care Home.  Poster attached.

Get playing

Ipswich town hall
Mrs B in Maidenhall
Just heard, there are going to be FREE guitar lessons for over 50.s at Ipswich town hall on the 28th. Part of the BBC get playing initiative.
It is with a guy called Michael Alton. Here are the details from the above link: Contact Mike on 07807777528 email:

Free Family Fishing Fun Day at Suffolk Water Park IP8 4JS. Saturday 16th July

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Suffolk Water Park, Bramford IP8 4JS
Caroline E in Bramford
FREE Family Fishing Fun Day! Saturday July 16th at Suffolk Water Park, Bramford IP8 4JS. 11am - 4pm. All sessions are FREE with fishing tackle provided and instruction from our licensed coaches, plus there are many other activities for non-anglers and ... [ more ]

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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Mass R
I went to the Headlam group consultation on the proposed distribution centre behind B&Q. Look to be a reputable company who are investing a lot of money in this new facility and hopefully will employ many people from NW Ipswich. They are fully aware ... [ more ]
I to went to the Headlam group consultation and I agree 100% with what Mass R have said-- I was lucky enough to have a chat with the gentleman who will be managing this new warehouse-- I did ask him why the HG was not interested in the B&Q site-- he ... [ more ]

Two electric strimmers

Watchfull in Castle Hill
I have two electric strimmers they are as good as new-- I am fed up re stringing the spools-- now looking for a electric basic type tool to do the lawn edging-- so I have the two strimmers to give away--anyone wants them PM me to make arrangements to ... [ more ]
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Airport taxi

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Alan P
As stated on here a couple of times, NE do not run direct to Gatwick, but they run an excellent service to Stansted and Heathrow, and are a fraction of the price of JR. I don't think anyone has suggested NE for Gatwick!
Gillian M
Ok Alan just a comment from someone with a husband with a walking problem. Mars hasn't actually said what airport they are going to unless I missed it.

Suitcase handle

Beryl G in Claydon
Can anyone tell me where I could get the carrying handle of a suircase trolley repaired. Have tried the shoe repairers in Morrisons, but he could not help.

over 50s

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Gillian M
No we have speakers most evenings then coffee and chat after sometimes a bring and buy. We are looking for new members so would love to see you

chop saw.

Peter P in California
Hi  I am looking for a old challenge chop saw for a guard that go round the blade, mine broke yesterday. anyone have one to sell? thanks for your time.

Jumble Sale

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24th Ipswich Scout Group, Bramford Road
Lyn A in Ipswich Town Centre
On Saturday 18th June 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

Felixstowe Beach

Ruth F in Castle Hill
Having visited Felixstowe beach last week because of the lovely weather we had great difficultly getting on and of the beach as steps and slopes are very few and far between. do anyone else have this problem?

Free Family Fishing Fun Day at Suffolk Water Park

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Suffolk Water Park, Bramford IP8 4JS
Caroline E in Bramford
A date for your diaries! Come along to a FREE Family Fishing Fun Day! Saturday July 16th at Suffolk Water Park. 11am - 4pm. All sessions are FREE with fishing tackle provided and instruction from our licensed coaches, plus there are many other activities ... [ more ]