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Qigong seminar for beginners 18-19 July

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We would like to invite everybody to take part in the next Zhong Yuan Qigong Level 1 seminar which will take place on 18-19 July 2015 at Castle Hill Community Centre. You will be able to learn about an ancient self-development system from the heart of ... [ more ]
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Hello Samantha, you are welcome to do just Saturday this time. There are two options - paying full seminar to attend Saturday this time and second day next time and getting a certificate; or paying half price to attend on Saturday without certificate. ... [ more ]

Car Boot Sale Claydon High School PTA

Clubs & Groups in Claydon

JUL 04
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Claydon High School playground, Church Lane, Claydon, IP6 0EG
Craig R
Saturday 4th July - 9am – 12pm (sellers from 8.30am) At the school IP6 0EG Proceeds from pitches to Claydon High School PTA, 20p entry fee (to be donated to Claydon Pre-school) Cars £5 pre-booked, £7 on the day Vans and trailers £8 pre-booked, ... [ more ]


Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Jean M
This is a message to a resident of Cullingham Road, I don't know who you are but I would like to say that before you complain to the council about noise please make sure you have the right address. The noise is not coming from number 40, but from 42 and ... [ more ]

Broomhill Summer Fete

Clubs & Groups in Westerfield

Annie M
Our Summer Fete is on Saturday 4 July 12 - 4 pm, including bouncy castle, Punch & Judy, Face Painting, Craft Stalls, barbeque and entertainment by the Samba Band and Jitterbugs Dance Group.   The Mayor of Ipswich, Councillor Glen Chisholm will be ... [ more ]
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Pagan Council Open Day

Clubs & Groups in Maidenhall

JUL 11
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Ipswich Oddfellows Hall, High Street
Robin H
A day of talks, storytelling, music and discussion panels exploring the polytheist & pantheist religions (such as Druidry, Wicca, Heathenry, Kemeticism etc.). Free to attend, refreshments provided during the day. The event is aimed both at pagans and ... [ more ]

Whitton Baptist Church

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Whitton Baptist church
Everyone is welcome to our lovely Whitton Baptist church ..great Christian company and a wonderful service held by our Minister Stuart Balmer come and praise God and learn more about the Chtistian faith 🙏☺🙏☺🙏


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Janet A
Hi can anyone recommend an electrician? One of my douyble sockets in the kitchen is making an electrical buzzing noise & needs to be looked at.
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Maria S
Someone that does not know anything about electrics might not think of switching off the mains. As a young bride I thought I was being very clever and independent when I changed the wire on one of the wire fuses of the mains box without turning anything ... [ more ]

Cats the killing of.

Local Conversations in Sproughton

Just recently I have heard that in the crofts area some one has been snaring cats,this is near to where I live. I have four cats which are part of my family. If any one knows any thing about this or the perpetrators,I ask please give the information to ... [ more ]
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Eddie M
I have known a few cat owners that have been responsible and have trained their cats. I speak from experience. Watch films and adverts with cats in. They can be trained. Having been in close contact with elephants, if they are treated correctly and ... [ more ]
Derick L
I have been reading the comments with regards to pets and their control.   I have no time for folks that administer cruelty to any animal but, there must be a reason why folks take to this kind of action.    I do not have any pets at the moment due to ... [ more ]

Jumble Sale

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JUN 27
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11th Ipswich Scout Hall, Chesterfield Drive, Ipswich
Jumble sale lead by local Scouts and leaders fundraising for future planned activities for the group. Refreshments and cake stall also present. Come and support your local group.
Hi, Please have a look at their website for a closer look at the group. Your son would be old enough to join Beavers, but please either pop along and have a chat with someone or give Fiona a call on: Beavers ... [ more ]

Car valet

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Marie S
Yup I've been there and the rates are good its very clean you can wait in the clean waiting room or go do some shopping in town while its done ... 😉

Cones on Public Council Land

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Morning all, Thought I might start a debate! I have noticed a huge increase of people putting cones out on council verges (outside their homes) and wondered what the majority of Streetlife readers thought - is it right or wrong?
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Honesty may hurt
In complete agreement about time to walk into town. Public transport is as said expensive, unreliable and can put those that are frail weak or vulnerable at risk. The papers are full of incidents. I digress, this is about us legally parking on council ... [ more ]

What do you know about the history of Castle Hill Community Centre?

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Castle Hill Community Centre
We were given this amazing photo of Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road. This is what it looked like at the beginning of the last century. What do you know about the history of our building? It would be great to hear from you.  Thank you. ... [ more ]
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Broomhill Summer Fete

Clubs & Groups in Westerfield

JUL 04
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Broomhill Library, (formerly Westbourne Library) Sherrington Road IP14HT
Julie A
The new Westbourne Samba Band will be performing - a lovely warm-up to get toes tapping before jitterbug dancing!

Personalised teddies

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Does anyone out there make or know of some one who makes personalised teddies ? A young friend of mine would like some personalised teddies made for her wedding in August. Don't know exactly what she wants, that would be for both parties to discuss.
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Derick L
If you wish to purchase BEARS of value then go to:- If you wish to visit this shop then you will find the lady owner very helpful and polite.  The address is: Jeffries of Bacton, Broad Road, Bacton Stowmarket.   This is a garage ... [ more ]

Car Boot Sale Claydon High School

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

Craig R
Car Boot Sale Claydon High School Saturday 4th July - 9am – 12pm (sellers from 8.30am) At the school IP6 0EG Proceeds from pitches to Claydon High School PTA, 20p entry fee (to be donated to Claydon Pre-school) Cars £5 pre-booked, £7 on the day ... [ more ]
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Claydon High PTA
We haven't decided on a date for the next one yet but we'll put it on Streetlife asap. This is the first one and we'd love to make it a regular event.


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Please can anyone recommend a good florist to do wedding bouquet reasonably priced.
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Julie C
If you want Local belles bouquet really reasonable lives in Cromer road really good can find her on Facebook I will double check her Web ☺

Cruel People

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Sarah L
Just seen this posted on Facebook. Please people be aware such cruel/horrible people/children about!
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Hayley J
Thankgod for a happy ending. Keep them safe now and let's hope for a punishment to the culprits who inflicted such cruelty.
Karen H
Let's hope the culprits are found, I have no faith in that though. The cats are now at a different address away from that area. I just hope that this doesn't happen to anyone else's cat or dog or indeed any other poor animal that happens to cross this ... [ more ]

shower fitter wanted

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Toby P.
Try Gary Green on 07795262020. He's fitted two for me. One in my old house and another when I moved house. He's very good and reasonable.

IPscene New Entertainments Website LIVE Today

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The NEW updated, easier to use IPscene website is here TODAY! Details of hundreds of groups and clubs in the IP1 - IP17 area. For Adults and children. Something to suit everyone.  Majorettes, Football, Arts, Crafts, Dance, Fitness, Sports and more! - ... [ more ]


Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Just finished volunteering at a charity shop in Meredith road and what do I see, a middle aged man stealing a wooden jewellery box that cost all of £2.50. WHY BOTHER?? Hang your head in shame whoever you are.
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Peter M
In that case I need to explain further.  The incident occurred.  P57 took to Street Life to comment on the experience.  However there was criticism that this wasn't the best way to handle the situation.   I think that is a fair summation. My point is to ... [ more ]
Derek F
I used to work part-time for a charity shop way back in the nineties.  The problem then was that the goods were donated and therefore did not in theory belong to the shop. If the manager ever saw stealing she would shame them and make them put the ... [ more ]

Summer job wanted

Classifieds in Westerfield

Summer job wanted in Ipswich or nearby for female student home from university until September. Has retail and customer experience, also some admin and clerical experience. Polite, well spoken and hard working. Has own car so hours and location not a ... [ more ]
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Sophie S
It's probably not quite what you are looking for - but I need some help around the house and with my youngest (5 month old boy) starting immediately and through until the end of June.  Full time basis or part time.   Would need some cleaning, some ... [ more ]

Dry Cleaners

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Hi, I have to agree with Jeremy B. I have been using Anglia dry cleaners for a couple of years now, from my wife's wedding dresses to duvets to suits and they have been brilliant every time, plus they are more than competitively priced. I would recommend ... [ more ]
Jeremy B
The Laundry Shop and Anglia dry cleaners are two different shops on the same road but nice to know they are also good!

A big thumbs up

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

I have to give the Ipswich Ambulance service and Ipswich hospital a very big thumbs up, my husband took ill last night and the ambulance arrived very quickly, the paramedics were wonderful and the staff at A & E brilliant, hopefully I will be ... [ more ]
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Gillian W
I had to call on the ambulance service a couple of times when my husband who has terminal cancer needed help. They were prompt efficient and very kind and left us reassured. My husband is now in St Elizabeth Hospice all the staff are so caring for both ... [ more ]
Hi Gillian W I am truly sorry that your husband, you and your family are going through such a difficult time, I know it can be very hard to stay positive, I lost my twin brother to cancer 8 years ago an now one of my sisters has cancer for the second ... [ more ]

Roadworks yet again in Birkfield Drive

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Alan O
Most annoying hold ups for traffic being held up at the bottom of Birkfield Drive there is only one lane open, there is no work done to the road but trying to work on the pavements why hold up traffic to the main road into Chantry there is no need to ... [ more ]
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Alex G
It is good to see this problem is being dealt after such a long time, and whilst I can understand the need to divert the traffic flow; I don't see why the  diversion and temporary traffic signals were left in place and operating over the whole Bank ... [ more ]
Suffolk County Council
Hi all, If you’d like to raise your concerns with our highways team, you can report it directly to them by using our online reporting tool. Just to let you know as well, if you’re ever after more information on road closures, is a really ... [ more ]