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Dressmaker/Tailoress

Gillian G in Woodbridge
I have a pair of trousers which are a shade too big and need taking in, can anyone recommend a dressmaker who can take on alterations.
Vicki H
There is a lady on the corner of Sun Lane and Gladstone Road who does alterations, she did a good job on a pair of trousers for my husband. Her name is Rita, hope that helps

Cleaner required. - Melton

David C in Kingston
Can anybody recommend a reliable cleaner for one off deep clean possibly leading to further work.  I live in Melton and can pay £7.50 per hour.  Thankyou.
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Missing Cat. Castle St./Naverne Meadows area

Philip R in Bredfield
All black neutered male cat gone missing in the Castle Street / Naverne Meadows area. He's about 2 years old, rescued from Cats protection about 3 months ago. He's microchipped, but no collar. His 'partner' is missing him terribly - she's just sits at ... [ more ]
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Kids garden play platform

Graham K in Mill Hills
Preference given to charities, social/sports clubs or similar. Needs a good power wash but other than that sound. Free if you come and dismantle and remove yourself. Kids wooden garden play platforms. Each platform 2.5m square. Rope bridge between the ... [ more ]
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Gillian G
That would be wonderful Graham we would be very willing to make a donation and could dismantle if you could let us know when would be convenient. Could you let us know where you are situated, we will be able to get our daughter to help. Many thanks
Gillian G
Hi Graham If you would like to contact me on shineongem2004@yahoo.co.uk so we can make a convenient time to dismantle the play zone X Alternatively my mobile is 07591177484 Great thanks. Gill

Carpenter/Handyman

Nick S
Hi, Lee Briggs, LJB Carpentry is excellent. He has just done some work for us and he is a perfectionist with an eye for detail, eager to please and very skilled at what he does. I highly recommend him. His contact details are ljbcarpentry@live.co.uk or ... [ more ]

Martlesham Heath Green

Michael Hallatt in Maidensgrave
Hi Everybody, The green I am talking about is the one with the pavilion on and near the Bader pub.  Just thought I would let off a bit of steam about the young people (13 - 17 years of age) who all congregated under the horse chestnut trees yesterday ... [ more ]

New Dog Training Class starts Wednesday 14th September at 8pm

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Dave's Dog Training in Dave's Dog Training
Dog training classes for all levels/ages/breeds. Taken by Dave P, a retired Home Office drug detection dog handler and trainer. Please call to register your interest. Also, one-off Scent Detection Training Days: next one is Sunday August 14th,10am - ... [ more ]
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Dave's Dog Training
Hi, I have only a couple of spots left on the September class. Please therefore give me a call on 07759 227459 or PM me your contact number to discuss your training needs. Dave P

Web site expert

Lesley K in Ufford
Hi there can anyone recommend someone to take a look at my we site as I have no idea what I am doing.  Thanks
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Ian B
You might have already found someone but if not JM Restart is another one to look at. www. jm-restart.co.UK 07719 9911943 or 07719 991940
Carol J
Yes can highly recommend jm-restart they really know there stuff and very reliable.take a look at their website to see for yourself.

Woodbridge Farmers' Market: 23rd July

Cordelia R in Kingston
Hello, Just a reminder that our Farmers' Market is this Saturday, 23rd July at Woodbridge Community Hall, 9am - 12.30pm. If you don't feel like cooking (and who would blame you in this hot weather?) there will be a variety of cooked meals, savouries and ... [ more ]
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Cordelia R
Hi Lorraine, Woodbridge Community Hall is on Station Road, Woodbridge, IP12 4AU. It's set back from the road behind Deben Swimming Pool. There's a car park all around it (only the ticket machine at the back of the Hall is working at the moment). It's ... [ more ]

Free - caulking gun and silicone

John-and A in Martlesham
Free to a good home - Brand new - bought in error Roughneck 280mm 11" Skelton Caulking Gun plus Bostik Evostik Multi purpose Silicone cartridge Brown that fits the gun

Police Station

Robin S in Broom Hill
I am appalled by the way the Police have left the site at Grundisburgh Road, one of the main entrances to Woodbridge.  Tatty old harris fencing, poorly installed and plain chipboard over the ground floor windows. For a bit more they could have installed ... [ more ]
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Ronald T
Another example of a mess in Woodbridge, is the outside of lime kiln quay car park, you would hardly know there was a car park there. what must visitors think.
Jean W
The owners of the former police station in Woodbridge are Marden Homes.  You can find their website online.

Flat screen TV

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Ray
7 years old . All working with free view. New owner will be the 1st one to get to 46 Bury Hill. Or it goes to the tip on Friday, so get your skates on! ☺

Woodbridge Lodge Garden Fete

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Dilly dally in Melton
Garden Fete Open Day to be opened by Mayor of Woodbridge at 2pm. Live entertainment by David Van Day at 3pm. Birds of prey static display, face painting, fete games, craft stalls and raffle. Proceeds to E.A.C.H charity Treetops and local schools. All ... [ more ]
Mary B
https://www.change.org/p/suffolk-coastal-district-council-suffolk-coastal-and-suffolk-county-council...

Window cleaning

Ray in Melton
Can anyone recommend a Window cleaner. I've phoned Suffolk Approved cleaners but they have not responded.
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Nick S
Do any of these clean windows the old fashioned way? I'm looking for a window cleaner who doesn't use a pole hose and wipes down the sills ....thanks
Kate Y
Paul uses both the pole and traditional methods depending on customer preference and always wipes down sills as part of the price.

Take items to Foxhall Recycling

Vanessa C in Melton
I have two very old double mattresses that need to go to Foxhall Recycling.  Is anyone able to pick them up from Melton and take them for me in return for petrol money in next couple of days?  Also one divan base (splits into two) and is lightweight. ... [ more ]

Bring and Buy Cake and Coffee morning

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12 Fynn Road, Woodbridge IP12 4LS
Sue V in Beacon Hill
We are holding a "Bring and buy cake and coffee morning " in aid of dementia research. Please come along and support this very worthy cause. See you on Saturday

Yours for free

teachers strike

Ronald T in Kingston
Recently my niece asked her daughters school, if she could take her out of school for one day, so that she could go away for the weekend with her severly disabled sister. She was told NO and if she did she could be fined.Yet I see today hundreds of ... [ more ]
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Joanna G
Junior doctors and nurses strike too. I don't know the ins and outs but trust them to be taking measures to improve the profession they work in. I don't see strike action as a reflection of how professional someone is. As to home educators, of course ... [ more ]
Tom J
Yes JNR doctors have been striking too and by JNR doctor that’s anyone who is not a consultant or GP so includes experienced practitioners not just those out of med school. As for unions and strike action I work in IT for a small company, that sort of ... [ more ]

A12 grass cutting

Jane H in Ufford
It seems to me that the short vegetation and visible HUGE amount of rubbish in the central reservations between Woodbridge and Martlesham Tesco roundabout is an eyesore and WORSE than the vegetation that was growing there in the first place.  If the ... [ more ]
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Deborah P
The contractors are contracted to cut the grass, riding on machines, not to hop off and pick up rubbish.   If you want to avoid rubbish, you have to educate a) the general public not to chuck it out of car windows and b) the Town Council who is ... [ more ]
George S
Why don't we take the lead of some big councils and have wild flower verges which only need cutting once a season... helps butterflies and bees and looks attractive and also saves money after initial capital expenditure.  Take a look around Birmingham - ... [ more ]

Sailing Barge Victor - Ipswich

Debbie W in Broom Hill
Due to ill health I have 4 tickets for high tea & cruise on above Sunday 10 July 1pm - 5pm. Can split tickets. P M for more details. All aboard!
Deborah P
I would LOVE that but I am already totally overbooked this weekend!  Hope you feel better soon.

Photographic Exhibition

Charmian B in Ufford
Photographic Exhibition opens at the Shire Hall Woodbrudge in July 8th Fruday & Saturday 9th from 10am- 4pm - 60 mounted prints entered by camera club members - do come and support a local camera club . stewards are in hand throughout the day to ... [ more ]

WARNING to dog owners re Sutton Heath enclosed dog exercise area.

Polly in Ufford
This is no longer enclosed! A car has driven through the fence, smashing it all down and been abandoned in the middle. Dogs can easily run on to the road. This is not obvious to humans until you see from close up where the fence has gone.
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Shirley G
Thank you for letting us know. I wonder if Suffolk Coasts and Heaths department is aware of this as it really needs fixing soon. Sounds like someone has stolen a car and then crashed it. I will let other dog walkers know.

Door hanging

Suffolk Coastal needs Mystery Shoppers

Fiona M in Woodbridge
Suffolk Coastal are looking for mystery shoppers to help them improve their customer service. Both SCDC and WDC need 30 people to help see how Customer Services can be improved - face to face, email, web, telephone, social media and by letter. If ... [ more ]

Plastering

Mat S
Hi Shona I used a chap from Woodbridge round the corner from me who re plastered the whole kitchen called Danny 07766 098622.  Very Good and reasonable. Will be having him back for other ceilings. Mat