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Rabble Chorus Concert

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Woodbridge Methodist Church
David G in Broom Hill
Suffolk's largest Community Choir are in town !!  An eclectic mix of music to suit all tastes. Tickets £8 including light refreshments during the interval.  Ring David on 01394 549517 or Anne on 01394 385728 or pay at the door. DON'T MISS OUT !!

scammer alert: Top Marshalls Driveways

Nicole Boitos-Hayworth in Melton
hello everyone -  We had a very alarming verbal altercation with a trio of young men going door to door on Cherry Tree Road last evening claiming to be representatives from Top Marshalls Driveways. The trio verbally abused an elderly passerby who had ... [ more ]
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Teresa B
Im not quite sure if they are the same people (a big notice saying Marshall driveways) but there have been a marshalls van up Fernhill close and bury hill last week and seem to be doing a few driveways

WANTED awning annex for van/caravan extension

Andy R 12
Hi Alice we have an awning for a caravan which has been used once if y=that helps think  £50  if interested give us a shout.

Wanted - room to rent in Woodbridge, Melton or Grundisburgh area

Alice K in Ufford
My friend has recently relocated to the area and is a supervisor at an award winning pub. Unfortunately, his house share has fallen through and he is seeking accommodation as soon as possible. He is clean, tidy and well mannered. Please get in contact ... [ more ]

Wanted - room to rent in Woodbridge, Melton or Grundisburg

Alice K in Ufford
My friend has recently relocated to the area and is a supervisor at an award winning pub. Unfortunately, his house share has fallen through and he is seeking accommodation as soon as possible. He is clean, tidy and well mannered. Please get in contact ... [ more ]

Yet more boxes

Malcolm O in Broom Hill
I have 5 cartons sized 40x30x36 cms (or 16x12x14 ins in old money). Used once only for wine delivery so in good order. Shame just to tip them. Woodbridge 382877

Looking for someone to clean the outside of our house (render)

Chris R in Woodbridge
Does anybody know of a company or individual who could pressure clean the render on our house (and maybe clear the gutters at the same time)? It's got rather dirty over the years with bits of green growing on it. This is a last-gasp effort before we ... [ more ]
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Elaine C
Hi Chris Russ and I can recommend Ron Darnell of Bromeswell who has done a roof and a plumbing job for us. Maybe something he will take on. Worth a try! Very reliable, thorough and very pleasant. His no is 01394 421761
David G
Highly recommend Suffolk Brick & Stone Cleaning Co.Ltd  - 01359 242650  - - they steam clean  -  this is what they do  -  if you want expertise, get in touch with them. David G

Dog Excrement on Footpath across Martlesham (Black Tiles to Tesco's)

Keith C in Great Bealings
I regularly use the path across the heath from Black Tiles to Tesco's, but I am becoming increasingly concerned but the number of 'deposits' left on the footpath by dogs.  I do not like using this media for complaining but how can the obvious dog ... [ more ]

Woods Lane

Charmian B in Ufford
With reference to the closed comments on planned development down Woods Lane - this is currently a horribly dangerous path to walk with traffic belting past ignoring 30 & 40 mph speed limits ! The flow of traffic on a small two way road is ... [ more ]
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Claire M
Sorry, I wrote my last comment before I saw Geof's post.  I understand the point Geof is making but the last "golden age" of road safety in Melton was in the 1980s when Wilford Bridge Road was built to take the traffic out of the congested streets in ... [ more ]
C Vol
Another possible increase in traffic on Woods Lane and around the primary school is threatened by the planning application: DC/16/3661/FUL | Proposed change of use of existing factory (Class B1 (C) to Builders Merchants Trade Counter (Class B8 use) ... [ more ]

Woodbridge Farmers' Market

Cordelia R in Kingston
To all our customers: please note that there will be no Farmers' Market at Woodbridge Community Hall this Saturday,  24th September. Many of our stallholders will be attending Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival this weekend so if you see them there, do ... [ more ]

Learn to Nordic Walk

Melton Playing Fields
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Melton hill council offices site

Jess H in Bredfield
Does anyone have any up to date information about what is happening about the plans for the development of this site? Seems to be a resounding silence since the public meeting in April.
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Geof B
The site lies partly in Woodbridge and partly in Melton. Both Woodbridge Town Council and Melton Parish Council should be sent details by SCDC and both should make their local communities aware of when they will be considering their responses to SCDC. ... [ more ]
Allan C inactive
My concern for the parish with the impending move by SCDC to its new offices opposite the station is where are the staff going to park ? The new location parking appears somewhat smaller and on street parking by displaced staff near and around this ... [ more ]

Cardboard boxes - moning house etc

Chris H in Kingston
I have 6 large and 1 v large used cardboard boxes ideal for moving house or storage. No charge. I live in W/bridge.

Dog exersize area at Sutton Heath.

Polly in Ufford
I see from last weekends visit to Sutton Heath nothing has been done to repair the damaged fence all along the roadside in the dog exercise area. SUCH a shame as many dog owners with dogs who can’t be walked off lead unless in an enclosed area can ... [ more ]
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Free Office Furniture

Debbie W in Broom Hill
All in very good condition. Will deliver 8 mile radius of Newbourne. All measurements in cms. 2 draw filing cabinet with key for A4 & foolscap with suspension files 84Lx99Hx50D Cupboard on wheels with key57Lx69Hx46D Light coloured desk with dark ... [ more ]
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Jules P
Hi Debbie, I am interested  in two drawer filing cabinet if still available. I am in Woodbridge. 07851418636 many thanks

Puppy Classes - Martlesham Starts 29th September

Martlesham Village Hall
Top Street Dog Training in Top Street Dog Training
Top Street Dog Training's next 6 week puppy class has a couple of spaces left !! Our aim is to get your puppy to pay attention to you and give you the foundation of a good recall. We will cover many other topics including manners, eg. jumping up, ... [ more ]

Window handle

Carrie A in Martlesham
I am looking for someone who can replace and fit my non locking metal handle on a UPVC hinged small bathroom window please.I live in Woodbridge
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Rabble Chorus Concert

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Woodbridgre Methodist Church
David G in Broom Hill
Come and hear Suffolk's largest Community Choir in concert.  A wide range of music to suit all tastes. Tickets £8 including light refreshments. Tickets from Anne Stevenson 01394 385728, David Griffiths 01394 549517 or pay at the door.
Anne D
The Rabble Chorus has a wonderfully talented leader in Kirsty Logan, and the concert on 28th September, in aid of Adoption UK, will feature a wide variety of music much of it arranged by Kirsty.  Come and hear a fantastic version of 'Bohemian ... [ more ]

Scent Detection Dog Training Day

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Martlesham Heath, near Douglas Bader
Dave's Dog Training in Dave's Dog Training
Has your dog got what it takes to be a Sniffer dog? A fun day of activities for you and your dog, following a Home Office programme of training. This is the last one this year, so to register your interest call Dave on 07759 227459.  Sunday 2nd ... [ more ]

Dog walker

Dilly dally in Melton
Hi is there anyone who has a dog walker they use and could recommend in the Woodbridge area? I need someone with experience and who is dbs checked.
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Thanks.   Only know her as she used to drive her car round the field and the dog would follow! So I do not know her level of computer literacy ... but her flyers were word processed so she or a friend obviously can ...  If the flyers are still up I ... [ more ]
Anne D
I am an approved dog walker for the Cinnamon Trust but, in a year, haven't been asked to help anyone.


Cat M in Broom Hill
*Please be kind* Just a warning to any rabbit owners in the area that our pet bunny was put to sleep today having contracted mixamatosis. We live in central woodbridge and there is no access to our garden for other animals. I am now very aware that ... [ more ]
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Shirley G
Sorry about your rabbit getting mixamatosis, it is awful when rabbits get it. I sometimes walk my dogs at Bredfield and we have found a few rabbits there with it. It is good you are warning other people.
Cat M
Thank you both. I feel so bad for not having her vaccinated but had not heard of it. Such a waste as she was only 2 and the children are very upset.

Gas fire disconnection

Christina B in Great Bealings
Hi, we're looking for someone who can disconnect a gas fire without charging exorbitant call-out charge. We think we could probably do it ourselves but 'Google' says it should be done by a 'competent person'. Thanks in advance!
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David R
Illegal? Depends on how it has been installed. If it has an isolator tap (as it should) then you can turn the tap off and disconnect the compression joint on the gas fire side. You need to make sure the gas tap can't be turned on again, of course ... [ more ]

apple press for (minimal) hire from WALGA

Betsy R in Broom Hill
It's that time of year again: if you want to be still enjoying your fruit as juice, cider or bottled fruit then you need the Waldringfield Gardeners (WALGA) apple press, steriliser or dehydrator. £10 per day for the first two, £5 for the dehydrater. ... [ more ]

Garden Tool Sharpening recommendation

Mike in Woodbridge
Can you recommend where I can go locally to get my garden tools and lawnmower blade sharpened please?  Thank you.
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Debbie W
We have used Foxhall Mowers. Martin did an excellent job and he will even collect & deliver! 07706 466893
Dear All thank you for the variety of positive recommendations. In the end I used Melton Mowers, they did a good job and I believe were well priced.

A great foodie start to autumn: Sat 10th September

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Woodbridge Community Hall
Cordelia R in Kingston
September is here: how did that happen so soon? Whether you are back to the school run, back to work or just back to grey skies and humidity, Woodbridge Farmers' Market will have a lot to brighten up your Saturday! We have two new stalls starting with ... [ more ]