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The Thoroughfare - A signwriters dream!

Roger RT in Woodbridge
So, is the Thoroughfare pedestrianised or not? We now have a committee, yes a committee, (EADT, 7 Dec 2016) trying to interpret what the road sign means at the entrance to the Thoroughfare. In trying to please everyone the designers of the sign ... [ more ]
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Caroline F
Caroline Page, thank you for your rather prickly and condescending post. My impeccable source confirms some of the things you have said about the breakfast meeting ( apparently you would not be too pleased with some of the other comments made) but ... [ more ]
Roger RT
So, as the curtain of Streetlife slowly descends over our posts, like a service at Seven Hills, now is a good time to reflect on what this thread has taught us. There are still the same signs at the end of the Thoroughfare, pedestrians and shoppers ... [ more ]

Whisstocks riverside development

Jess H in Bredfield
Does anyone know when the planned celebrations for the opening of this site are likely to take place? I've heard that it's all being delayed but don't know by how much or even if there are any events taking place. Any information would be very welcome.
Nancy C
Hi Jess  I'm one of the Co-Producers of The King's River which an original musical production to celebrate the opening of the Whisstocks site.  And yes, there is a delay in the performances (originally planned for 25-29 May) as the site won't be ... [ more ]

logs for open fire

Bridget P
in Kingston
Can anyone recommend a reliable supplier of seasoned logs for use on an open fire? Our current load has proved to be really damp!
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Taxi for 6...recommendation

Mike
in Woodbridge
Dear streetlife Can you recommend a taxi firm for 6 females from Woodbridge area to Stanstead airport in May please?  Thank you.
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Jon
I would recommend M&R cars in woodbridge just by the station . You could try calling them at 01394 386661 they have good reliable taxis and many of my friends and me love the service
Mike
Jacky, Angela and Jon, thank you for your recommendations, much appreciated.                   See you on the other side with Next door!

Pedestal and chair free!

David D
in Woodbridge
Pedestal filing cabinet free to a good home, 3 drawers beech finish, in working order. Office chair in good working order but material could do with a wash. Both free, collect from central Woodbridge. David
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Wrong Address

Liz D
in Mill Hills
Please can anyone help me. I had a package put through my door either late last night or early this morning in Hilly Fields.  This has been put through the wrong door or in the wrong road, as I don't know anyone of the name that was on the package ... [ more ]

Free futon

Carrie A in Martlesham
Double futon with mattress offered for free. In good clean condition from a no smoking home. To be collected from Woodbridge. Will need 2 people.

Pine desk/cupboard unit and shelving

Ollie H
in Martlesham
Available together or separately - offers Shelves: 215cm x 34 Cupboard section: 122 x 60 cm Desktop: 150cm with drawers under

Tiler recommendations?

Graham K
in Mill Hills
I have some bathroom tiling work that needs doing. Can anybody please recommend a top quality tiler? Thanks in advance.
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FREE - Dining Table

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Mark K
Debbie, fully understand I just wanted to let you know that we would be interested if Tom W decides otherwise. Have a nice weekend, Mark.
Debbie W
Hello Mark table still available. Wanted to send my contact details via private message but Slife won't let me! If possible could you p m me your tel no. and I'll give you a call. Didn't want to put my number on the open forum. Many thanks. Debbie

Hammonds -Rialto fitted bedroom furniture in Gardenia finish.

Stephanie L
in Bredfield
Anyone interested in our two triple wardrobes with cabinet boxes on top plus two bedside cabinets? Wardrobes built in bedroom with very high ceiling but can be easily adapted for normal size room. If you have the necessary DIY skills and transport ... [ more ]
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Good roast dinner

Polly
in Ufford
Enjoyed an excellent roast lunch at the Shepherd and Dog at Hollesley today.  Will definately be going again...
Karen S
We also enjoyed an excellent roast chicken dinner at a pub near shepherd and dog, the Sorrell Horse at Shottisham which is owned by the community. Really helpful staff and lovely chef who came to chat to us. Will definitely return there when next ... [ more ]

Plumber wanted (Woodbridge) to fit/ repair toilet flush

Chris R
in Woodbridge
I've searched under Plumber but most recommendations are really old or not local! It seems our regular guy thinks the job is too small. We need someone to repair or replace the flush system in our downstairs toilet. Any recommendations?
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John B
Then there is Sam of sjbplumbing.org.uk  sam@sjbplumbing.org.uk 07957889553.  A competent fellow with a happy smile, and good at what he does .  Based at Pettistree BTW

Handyman wanted

Melanie B
Hi John. Richard Driver of Driver property services 07780744475 has done a lot of work for me over the years including tiling and seems happy to take on large and small jobs.

Woodbridge Farmers' Market: 28th January

Cordelia R
in Kingston
Even if the weather outside is frightful we will be at Woodbridge Community Hall 9am - 12.30pm on Saturday morning with many delightful foodstuffs including some new stalls - plus a friendly cafe. Love Your Local Market!

Free Sat digi box

Polly
in Ufford
Does anyone have a working Freesat  digi box with record facility,   they no longer need?  I would be interested.
Jane A
I have a Humax Freesat box going spare (FOXSAT-HDR). Collection Rendlesham.

Land North of Woods Lane opposite Bredfield Road with permission for housing

Barry W
in Ufford
Does anyone know what the timetable is for the housing development at the above site and what the arrangements are for accessing Bredfield Road when it is complete. It really needs a roundabout or traffic lights but I understand that Suffolk Highways ... [ more ]
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Christopher B
Deborah P Ps. I've no objection to given targeted aid to some unfortunate countries, especially in times of a natural disaster. But not the aid we dole out to dictatorships and just vanishes, the money that disappears into the pockets of the aid ... [ more ]
Christopher B
Just to emphasise my posts, I see the march of the bulldozer continue over rural England. Now it's another major development on Yarmouth Road in Melton which is being hotly discussed!

Kitchen Sink

Malcolm O
in Broom Hill
Anyone had experience of a kitchen sink made of "composite quartz" as sold by B&Q ? We are considering this option to replace a tired stainless steel one. Are they susceptible to scratches/staining/chipping? OK with bleach? Also, any ... [ more ]
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Malcolm O
Thanks Vernon B for your comment. Will certainly look at granite but suspect it will be more expensive. Stainless steel is certainly very serviceable, a drop of bleach works wonders. But we were looking for something a bit more "with it".
Paul H
Hi Malcolm, I've fitted many composite, stainless steel sinks & it's more down to cost. It's worth going to have a look @ plumb centre corner of derby road or grahams both Very helpful & they will tell you all you want to know on kitchen ... [ more ]

Douglas Bader

Mike
in Maidensgrave
I live in close proximity to the Douglas Bader pub.  Has anybody else heard the loud music and shouting?  On Friday evening 13 Jan 2017 the new landlord held a live band party and the music was very loud, not only this but a large group of young ... [ more ]
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June B
Sorry john, I meant to say that you and your pub neighbours need to speak to each other. Answering all the other things said about your public house is like putting fuel on the subject and everyone is lightening it. I hope you understand what I am ... [ more ]
Bob A
I am not sure where all this is getting us. No one has presented hard evidence that Mr Wray's business is operating outside the law or his licence. It may be that he is on occasions or that some people are particularly sensitive and would like the law ... [ more ]

Jewellery fixer

Rachel J
in Kingston
Can anyone recommend someone who can fix up some costume jewellery for me please?
Marilyn B
I make costume jewellery for myself so I might be able to help you. Send me a private message please.

car body welder

Anne R in Woodbridge
Can anyone recommend someone to do extensive welding on a Land Rover.
Villager
Landypart UK Ltd        Tel: 01394 388133 Unit 4, Martlesham Cr eek Industrial Estate, Martlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 4SD They recently did some work on my 24 year old Defender 90 - good job, reasonably priced.

carpenter for hanging interior doors

Jackie in Maidensgrave
Can any recommend handyman or carpenter for hanging new doors
IT Carpentry Ltd
Itcarpentryltd. Based in Martlesham and would be happy to provide a no obligation quotation. Web itcarpentryipswich.co.uk Call 07714516796

Tanning voucher

Carrie A in Martlesham
I have a voucher for 30 minute tanning course at Topaz in Ipswich if anyone wants to come and get it. Expires 31/3/17 Worth £17.50

Gas Cooker

Alan G in Martlesham
Hello, can anyone recommend a reliable reasonably priced  gas fitter/plumber  to fit a new gas cooker thanks Alan
Beverley J
We used Tony Fisk - 07710747455, as recommended by Hughes where we recently purchased a new gas cooker. He took our old cooker away.

Christmas cards

Jill R
in Broom Hill
This is probably  a fruitless question, but I have a bag of some 100 cards & wondered if anyone has requested old cards this year.- for  re-use in classrooms or whatever, before I put them out in the blue bin?
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Linda W
Hello Jill, I teach in a Nursery School and we can always use old cards. I can come and collect them if you like. Send me a private message with your details. Thank you.