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Local Conversations in Bramford

Sheila L
Hi Jennifer I live in Castle Hill and would enjoy another friendship. I am a non-smoker who enjoys car boot sales, antique fairs and craft events. I am quite often free just for a coffee and a chat. If you would like to meet for a coffee that would be ... [ more ]

Any One Found

Local Conversations in Claydon

Lost on a number 9 bus Friday about 3pm spec savers glasses in light brown case with the name Roz inside if any one find them could they hand them in at the electric house office, or to the Co-op at Meredith road please.

Carpet Fitter Required

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Tony B
Steve Dale (Carpet Concern) We have used this fitter for every carpet we have ever had over the past 18 years and have never had a problem. 01473 681754/07879 852906

Quiz Night - Fundraising event for "Got To Read"

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MAR 24
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Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DG
Castle Hill Community Centre
Thanks to their previous successful Quiz events "Got To Read" has decided to organise another Quiz night this year here Community Action Suffolk - Castle Hill CC, plenty of parking available. The date to remember: 24th March 2015 from 7pm. £6 per head, ... [ more ]
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Castle Hill Community Centre
Hi everyone, have you booked your table yet? you wouldn't want to miss out on a great evening! All money raised goes to Got To Read, have a look at their website for further information: Thank you.

Table Top Sale

Clubs & Groups in Sproughton

Val S
We are holding a table top sale at Whitton Church Hall, Whitton Church Lane on March 14th.  Tables £8.00 each.   10am till Please contact Val Stutter on Ipsw 415705 to book a table.   Bacon rolls and hot drinks available. Stall holders can ... [ more ]

Open Day

Classifieds in Prom and Beyond

MAR 08
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32 Kelvin Road, Ipswich, IP1 5EH
Prom and Beyond
Please feel free to come along to view our stock of nearly 300 dresses for Proms, Parties, Balls and Weddings. Entry to Prize Draw with every dress purchased. Also you can view  on   or ring 01473 371634. Thank you.
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Sarah S
It is a place to get information out to the locals. With proms coming up soon I don't blame them putting something on here. It is a local business and it is good to support local businesses. It will help parents too by being local and saving them money. ... [ more ]
Jo G
I agree Sarah, we all look for our best buys, to be able to go along and view a selection is brilliant. I know a couple of people who have bought from them, and they have been thrilled with quality and choice.

Window cleaner

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Anne D
I too have had Neil Ayers Hightop window cleaners for years and find them very reliable. They will come when you want them. I have them every other month.

spring Craft Fair

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

APR 04
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Castlehill community cente, Highfield road, ipswich
Michelle D
Many great craft stalls, sand art, angel card readings , refreshments & raffle £10 & a raffle prize for a stall Contact michelle: 01473 464588

Fashion Show

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

MAR 27
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Thomas Wolsey School - Ormiston Endeavour Academy
Thomas Wolsey School
A night of glamour with clothes retailer M&Co - check out the new spring and summer lines and get a discount on future orders.  £5 entry includes a complimentary glass of wine!   Tickets are on sale now directly from Judith Paterson on 01473 748125 ... [ more ]

More stalls & helpers required for Spring Craft Fair!

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Castle Hill Community Centre
More stalls and helpers are required for the Spring Craft Fair organised in aid of Bear For An Angel held at Castle Hill Community Centre on 4th April 2015. Please contact Michelle on 01473 464588 if you are interested. Many thanks for supporting this ... [ more ]


Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

FEB 27
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St Pancras Primary School
Friendly group wanting new people to enter into their quiz night, with a money prize for the winner. £5 per person includes some table nibbles. Doors open at 7pm, quiz starts at 7:30pm. Stratford Road, Ipswich


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Roger A
Finishing Touches Upholstery, not central Ipswich I'm afraid but he did a very good job for a friend's sofa.  Need car to get there.  Phone 01473 785 885

Hairdresser wanted

Recommendations in Bramford

Luana B
Can anyone recommend to me a good reliable ladies hairdresser please? Doesn't necessarily have to be mobile, but if not the salon would need to be in the Castle Hill/Whitehouse area. Many thanks in advance! :)
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Justine S
I have just had my hair done by Pamela D. Would definitely recommend her. Best my hair has looked in ages and half the price of certain salons! Have already booked for my next cut! :-)
Pamela D
Thank you Justine for your positive comments ..was a pleasure to do your hair & transform it ...Look forward to your next appointment ..Pamela Dade

Handyman needed

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Brian J
Can anyone recommend a handyman in the Ipswich area (mainly Norwich Road and Stoke Park areas) who can do a bit of gardening; fit a new gate or handrails, fencing etc. Must be someone who is reliable, reasonable and willing to do small jobs?  Many thanks
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Brian J
Re My request for a handyman Thanks everyone who responded; I'm pleased to say I have now found someone from all your messages.  Very helpful thanks.

Dyson digital slim vac.

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Val S
I am thinking of buying a Dyson digital slim vac but cant find anyone who has got one.  Do you have one and can give me any comments please?
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Richard G
I cannot see that the smaller less powerful motor can be as effective as the upright corded version , they are similar money too , we quite fancy one to just hoover up the odd thing here and there rather than using it to replace an upright ... We will ... [ more ]
I can only say that, in my experience, the Gtech is more effective than the corded vacuums, including the dyson. I have quite a big house, and a cat, and it is the only vacuum I use now, as it does not give me backache.

Music School Open Morning

Clubs & Groups in Co-op Waterfront Music School

APR 18
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Co-op Education Centre, Fore Street Ipswich
Co-op Waterfront Music School
DO YOU PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT OR ARE YOU TAKING INSTRUMENT LESSONS? WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN THE SKILLS NEEDED TO PLAY IN A GROUP? The Co-op Waterfront Music School offers the opportunity to join ensembles and to learn how to play with ... [ more ]

Anyone know of a Polish teacher PLEASE

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Ruth S
Looking for a teacher of Polish who can help a pupil work towards a GCSE in this subject. The pupil in question is Polish. Thanks
I used to go to someone in Trimley St Martin.  This is quite a few years ago so I am not sure if she is still there.  Her name is Joanna and her phone number was 01394 279229.  You might want to try Kesgrave High School for info as she used to teach ... [ more ]

New volunteer(s) needed at Castle Hill Community Centre

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Castle Hill Community Centre
Did you know that volunteering is a great way to boost your confidence to go back to a working environment? In over 12 months we had 4 volunteers here at Castle Hill Community Centre and we are proud to say that all of them are now working. We are ... [ more ]

Street Fit classes at Castle Hill Community Centre

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Carol and rob C
how do i get is  there any one in or around forester walk go there what sot of fitness is it as im limited to what i can do

Qigong classes restarting from 21 January

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After the holiday break, Qigong classes will restart from 21 January at Castle Hill Community Centre. People interested in qigong, looking to improve their health or grow spiritually, are welcome! Address: Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield ... [ more ]
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Hi Eric, you are welcome to join our classes. Healing Qigong is known to be helpful for back problems, as you continue to practice the energy blockages in the body will go away and your condition improve. Our instructor was trained in qigong in Shaolin, ... [ more ]

Castle Hill & Whitton 20mph Speed Limit Proposal

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Castle Hill Community Centre
Suffolk County Council is proposing a 20mph Speed Limit scheme for Whitton and Castle Hill. There is a display at Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DG with all the information about this proposal. There is also a ... [ more ]
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Well i don't see the point the speed limit is not enforced now how will reducing it help the same people will still be speeding.why not spend the money on enforcing the speed limit word would soon spread and people will slow down.
Richard G
Introducing a 20mph speed limit is a councils idea of improving road safety on the cheap. As the poster above says , the 30mph limit is not enforced now and the same will be when its 20mph . Why this area anyway ? Whats the reasoning? But then you have ... [ more ]

Knit & Natter group at Castle Hill Community Centre

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Castle Hill Community Centre
Our Knit & Natter group has started again for the new year. Full house today with our regular ladies but they would love to see new faces. Why not joining them for a chat, a drink/biscuits/cakes and learn/share your skills at Castle Hill Community ... [ more ]

Toy camel

Lost & Found in Maidenhall

Linda E
A toy camel was found in Blenheim Road on Friday, probably dropped by a child to/from Norwich Road Surgery. it was put on a wall for retrieval but fell down on the wrong side so couldn't be seen from the road. I have now taken it indoors to dry off and ... [ more ]

Quiz Night Sunday 8th February

Clubs & Groups in Great Blakenham

FEB 08
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The Manor Ballroom, Ipswich
Age UK Suffolk
Calling all eggheads! Join us for a fun quiz night raising money for Age UK Suffolk To book your tickets call George on 01473 353069 Email

Shine a light on loneliness

Clubs & Groups in Great Blakenham

Age UK Suffolk
In Suffolk 15,000 older people don't speak to a family member or friend for a month or more. We provide Day Clubs and Befrienders to help - perhaps you have some spare time to volunteer? Please help us make a difference. Visit our website for all the ... [ more ]