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Give, Lend & Borrow in Broom Hill

Barbara C
We are looking to rent a caravan or lodge on a quiet site in East Anglia for a week at the end of July, so we can give our seven year old granddaughter a week away rather than be stuck with us at home!


Local Conversations in Woodbridge

Anne B
Does any one know who the peacocks that keep coming into our garden in Main Road Martlesham belong to? There are three of them and - beautiful as they are - one of the males in particular is being pest in the evenings. Please ring me on 01394 380102
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Lindsay D
We too tried suffolk coastal district council and they refused to help! Maybe a neighbourhood petition would work better or a visit from a pest control company!


Recommendations in Mill Hills

Stella N
My elderly neighbour is in need of a reliable gardener who can bring his/her own lawnmower. Ideally, she requires assistance in her garden for one half day per week - preferably Wednesday afternoons - throughout the summer months and, if necessary, ... [ more ]

Paving stones - whole and broken

Give, Lend & Borrow in Mill Hills

Graham K
If you want them, they are yours to collect. There is a pile of broken ones too for those that can do something inventive with them. Send me a private message ASAP as the builders will take them away shortly.

bathroom fitter builder wanted

Recommendations in Kingston

Jane M
can any one recommend a good builder/ plummer i want to put in and en suite bathroom needs building as is going in a bedroom
Ash S
HI I can recommend Selwyn James. His number is 01473 602673 and 07875120264. He does a great job. Many Thanks Ash
Lynn J
We have just had walls reconfigured and a wet room put in by Lewis Culf, can only highly recommend their work and staff. Family business that can do it all.

Velux roof window

Recommendations in Beacon Hill

MAY 04
Sue V
Can anyone recommend a company/person that could help me repair the Blind in a velux roof window. Thank you in anticipation.

Riverside Walk from Melton to Woodbridge

Local Conversations in Broom Hill

Christopher B
Can any one please explain why some bright spark in the council decided to lay down stones on the riverside walk between Melton Bridge and Woodbridge. I could live with the mud on some days but these stones are just unbearable. This was a quite pleasent ... [ more ]
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Anyone know who owns the path from Wilford Bridge, near the the thatched house, which connects up with the public footpaths at Sutton Hoo?
Scott M
The path from Wilford Bridge to Sutton Hoo is owned by The National Trust and known by them as 'the lower track'. It is NOT a publiick right of way and visitors to Sutton Hoo may only use the parts of the track marked as the red or blue circular walks ... [ more ]


Recommendations in Burgh

Shona H
Can anyone recommend a reliable handyman who could do things like mend a fence or lay a couple of paving slabs for a reasonable price? Would be very grateful to hear of anyone.
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Cass D
I can absolutely recommend Ray Cooke from Boyton. He's excellent at all sorts of jobs and has very reasonable rates. I'm sure he'd be happy to give you a quote. He has laid concrete down, removed fencing, put up new posts, always very efficiently and ... [ more ]

Drawer knobs spindles need shortening...

Recommendations in Little Bealings

Carol L
Hello. I have some ceramic drawer knobs I bought for my upcycled sideboard. Annoyingly, the spindles are too long and stick out too much once in place. The instructions say to cut away the unwanted part using a small hacksaw and smooth off with a metal ... [ more ]
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Strawberry Fayre & Table Top Sale

Clubs & Groups in Kingston

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Waldringfield Village Hall , IP12 4QP
Ann A
'Strawberry Fayre & Table Top Sale' 2 pm. on Saturday May 30th at Waldringfield Village Hall , IP12 4QP In aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance & St Elizabeth Hospice.   Admission 25p Cream Tea with strawberries £3.00 There will be stalls : ... [ more ]

Window Cleaner - Woodbridge/ Melton

Recommendations in Methersgate

Brenda A
Hello Julie, Here's another window cleaner you may wish to try. His name is Dave, contact no. is 07730 094 664. He has his own company but works alone through choice. He is also a lovely human being.

lost keys found

Lost & Found in Melton

Caravan Storage Wanted

Recommendations in Woodbridge

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Cass D
Try Pete at  He's excellent, though not sure he has covered area.  Worth a call!
Julia G
Hey Dan,  I'm guessing this post now means you have found the 4-berth caravan you were after... well done!! I too have been searching for storage, but moreso just over the winter months.  I have had prices from £250 - £400 so be careful.  Some have ... [ more ]

Control Tower car park

Local Conversations in Broom Hill

Janet G
Just taken my dogs for a walk to Portal Woods and past the Control Tower, my what a difference, a group of such dedicated people working so hard to expose the sandbags round the car park . It looks great and what dedication of these people! Well done! ... [ more ]

lost phone

Lost & Found in Ufford

Teresa B
My friends daughter had lost her mobile phone today at Ufford park it's a moto e in a red flip case if any one finds it pls contact me thanks

Turks Head

Local Conversations in Melton

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FREE to good homes

Give, Lend & Borrow in Broom Hill

Sue H
I have a number of things that need new homes - large number of plastic plant  pots and trays,  various round concrete planters,  a dustbin,  2 plastic compost bins and an old "banana-type" parasol.Sue.
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Clubs & Groups in Broom Hill

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Waldringfield Village Hall
Libby R
Friendly club who meet for conversation in French, German, Italian, Spanish,  Norwegian... Please note, no Swedish speakers this Monday! £2.50 entry, includes glass of wine

Afternoon Tea at Seckford Hall

Classifieds in Beacon Hill

Seckford Hall Hotel
Come and enjoy one of our special Afternoon Teas in our colourful gardens in the amazing sunshine or newly refurbished beautiful Garden Room looking out on our beautiful gardens if the weather’s not so hot. Mention “STREETLIFE DAFFODILS" when making the ... [ more ]
Seckford Hall Hotel
To all our local friends and neighbours, We'd love to welcome you to enjoy our newly refurbished Seckford Hall.  How about a spot of lunch in our garden? Latest additions to our menu are: fresh asparagus, dried ham and Hollandaise or simply Heritage ... [ more ]

Cardigan found

Lost & Found in Broom Hill

Judy C
I found a long grey Savoir cardigan Size 16 in The Thoroughfare, outside HSBC, this afternoon. Please get in touch if you think it is yours!

Pudding Night

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham

MAY 14
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Bell Inn, Kesgrave
Home-Start E.Ipswich & Coastal
Pudding Night in aid of local family support charity Home-Start. A range of puddings to try for just £5pp Tickets are now available from or direct from the office on 01473 621104 or £5 per ... [ more ]
Kesgrave cameras .
A very worthwhile cause, and after the fun we had covering your Jail and Bail day in Woodbridge last month, I would love to attend to take some pictures for you (without charge - just a bit of pud perhaps?) to cover this one for you too!

Woodbridge Litter picking

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham

Charlie Z
Following on from a post on here previously, Transition Woodbridge are organising a day of litter picking to publicise Earth Day on 22nd April. We will be meeting at: 9.15am outside Kyson School main entrance, 2.30pm outside ... [ more ]
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Carol and David
Hi, Keith, so glad you enjoyed helping with the litter picking. I thought Houchells Meadow, nearby open space and the surrounding pathways looked really good after our effort. Didn't see you to thank you when we'd done, but thank you and everyone else ... [ more ]


Local Conversations in Kingston

Bridget P
We're plagued by hoverflies in the garden, at least I think that's what they are! No problem until they fly in the house. Does anyone else have them? Any advice on what to do about them?
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Beware: Bogus Cloned National Savings & Investments website

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
Message from Action Fraud: Fraudsters have set up a bogus website claiming to be the official site of National Savings & Investments (NS&I) and are contacting members of the public, cold calling them and offering them the chance to invest in 65+ ... [ more ]

Waldringfield Open Gardens

Clubs & Groups in Broom Hill

Betsy R
Waldringfield Gardeners is holding its annual OPEN GARDENS on Sunday 17th May.  Ten village gardens will be open to view between 2.00 and 5.00 p.m. with parking at the village hall and cream teas available throughout the afternoon.  Buy your ticket at ... [ more ]