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Sarah W in Rose Hill
We awoke at 2am to the sounds of someone moving around downstairs, and I got down first to come face to face with a young man in a tracksuit.  He had had the courtesy to shut the door he broke in through, so no harm came to our cats, and we have nothing ... [ more ]
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Sarah W
haha we have a meadow more than a lawn, but it's out back [lor, what an Americanism].  Geese are spectacular watch beasts as I can attest from my youth when a neighbour kept some.  Goats are fairly good at it too. 

Bucklesham Shannon

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I agree Kesgrave cameras; The Shannon is indeed (or was) a lovely pub, and it will be a great shame if it goes. I was using the word "appreciate" in it's widest sense - ie not that the locals didn't like it, but that they didn't recognise its value as a ... [ more ]
Bernard U
This seems very sudden. We were thinking of booking for their Christmas menu and this appeared online 1/10/2015 Had not read these reviews then. Such a shame, we have had great meals there in the past.

Laminate Floor Recommendation

Lottie L in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi. Can anyone recommend a person or company to supply and fit a laminate floor in my living room? I am not looking for anything expensive and I would like an all inclusive quote and service.
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Teresa C
Watching with interest! Ideally looking for a small company who could come and measure, quote, supply and fit - or is that asking too much ? :-)


DAF in Ipswich Town Centre
I saw a advert on the television last night and thought of all the dogs who will no doubt be stressed out in the coming weeks, its for a Adaptil plug in diffuser which should help to calm a dog in stressful situations. As I used to have a dog who was ... [ more ]
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Sarah L
Yes I agree wth you but from personal experiences using the defuser & collar I don't think there any good and i find them expensive. I wish they did work for my dogs sake.
Elaine D
My dog was scared and would lay under the plug and go to sleep, so it worked for her. I have two young dogs now and they don't seem too bothered thank goodness.

Can anyone lend me a pet carrier this week please?

Sheri P in California
I've got two rabbits to take to vet for the snip but only one carrier. Would really appreciate borrowing one for this Wednesday. Tuddenham Ave.
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Joan V
We have a fairly large pet carrier which you would be welcome to borrow this week. We are not far away, just off Sidegate Lane.

Dunbarton Road Recreation Ground

Jo G in Ipswich Town Centre
I have heard from two different sources today that the council is going to build houses on this site. I hope it's not true, many children play there, and many people walk their dogs over there too. . There is no where else nearby for the children to ... [ more ]
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Janice P
I used to play on there as a child in the early 1960's, i think it is very important that wherever we live children must have play areas, or some recreation area to let off steam ....

St Matthews Street

Finchy in Ipswich Town Centre
The vacant flats above the shops along St Matthews Street are undergoing another paint job. Going for dazzle camouflage this time around.
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Charity Shop

Peter M in California
Does anyone know if the local charity shops will collect from a home?   Or failing that of a charity shop with easy parking access?    I went to a drop box at the weekend with some books.  I also have quite a few records that I would like to donate, ... [ more ]
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Suzanne M
You can drop off at the back of The Mind Shop opposite The Wolsey Theatre. Just bang on the metal slide door. They love books and records. Pass the Black Horse pub and car park, turn left and pass another car park and the back of Mind is on your right ... [ more ]
Peter M
And the winner is ......   Barnardo's at Ravenswood.   Parking outside, job done. Thanks everyone for the suggestions.    I knew that it should have been easier than the high street locations.    I also looked at the shop next to Tesco in Kesgrave, but ... [ more ]

Martlesham Heath Aviation Society monthly Meeting

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The Martlesham Heath Community Centre, Felixstowe Road, Martlesham Heath IP12 4PB
Howard K in Ipswich Town Centre
What's On....... Martlesham Heath Aviation Society. Monthly Meeting FRIDAY 6th November 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The Main Hall, Martlesham Heath Community Centre, Old Felixstowe Road (behind Tesco), Martlesham Heath Suffolk IP12 4PB Clive and ... [ more ]

Martlesham Heath Remembrance Day Service

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Barrack Square, (near the BT Adastral Park main entrance) Martlesham Heath IP5 3RF
Howard K in Ipswich Town Centre
Martlesham Heath Remembrance Day Service Sunday 8th November. 3 p.m. The Barrack Square (near the entrance to BT Adastral Park. Martlesham Heath, Suffolk. IP5 3RF Everyone welcome.

1930's door

V L in California
Hello, I'm looking for a 1930s interior door, the four panel type. I live in IP3 0NX and am wondering if anyone is getting rid of one or knows someone who is? So many skips about at the moment and houses undergoing refurbishments... Would appreciate any ... [ more ]
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Thanks for this! Picked the last one up this morning! Three had already gone when I arrived but luckily I only needed one :) yay! Thanks so much! :)

Bathroom/ Kitchen Wall Tiles

Joan V in Ipswich Town Centre
I have 8 White B&Q Ceramic wall tiles 400 X 250 X 8.5 thick left over from a project. If they are any good to you , you are welcome to collect from IP4 Sidegate Lane area.

Free Counselling sessions

Andrew M in California
Hi, I am a 3rd year counselling student and I am offering some free counselling sessions on a first come first serve basis for a limited time only. Total confidentiality is guaranteed in a safe environment and your welfare and well being is my priority. ... [ more ]
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Theresa H
I will inform my partner about your offer of free counselling sessions. They may be useful to him as he is going through a rather messy divorce.
Andrew T
I will speak to a friend of mine he could do with some counseling after losing his sister to cancer earlier this year.

Private Landlords

Chris M in Warren Heath
Hi does anyone on here know any Private landlords please we have just been told that our flat is to be sold , we have lived here for 5 years and have excellent references from our existing landlord. must be in Ipswich .
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Kevin B
Hi Chris , Best if i can contact you privately via email,busy for the next couple of hours but will sort out contacting you and give details. Kevin

Walking football

Noel W in California
Hi All Just a reminder that walking football starts on Monday at Copleston . Anyone over 45 who wants to get back into playing at a slow pace and have fun in a sociable enviourment just turn up and have fun at 8 pm till 9. Look for me in the sports ... [ more ]
Sheila O
Hi is this quite aggressive as normal f ball is iask b cause i am trying to get my hubby interested but he has very thin skin on his leg that is prone to ulceration if skin is broken so is a bit wary
Noel W
Hi Shelia No it is very different, players are not allowed to be aggressive ( no pushing slide tackles etc) I have been playing for many months and have not seen any issues arising. Why not get your husband to come along and watch , if he wants to get ... [ more ]


Stuart G in Rose Hill
hi I am looking for a secondhand greenhouse .I had a plastic one but it has seen better days anything reasonably priced considered  regards Stuart.
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Learn how to play Bridge

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Kesgrave Community Centre

Chair upholstery

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Linda C Hi there. I also need an upholsterer & like the sound of Mr Chandler. I have looked him up in the phone book but he isn't listed. Do you have a number for him please?
Roger A
Thanks Beryl S "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"

odd jobs

Colin F in California
Hi my name is colin, is there anyone in my area need lawn mowing, or taking dog for walk.  Let me know, thanks.

Pro/Am Halloween Cabaret Event

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St Peters Church by the Waterfront
Peter M in California
Entertainment & Activity Including star act - David & Poppy Peter Kerr Band & Singers 4Seasons local Theatre Group Best Halloween Dress Competition and other guest entertainers Tables and single seats £11.50 per person ... [ more ]


A J in Maidenhall
does anyone have a pair of tartan curtains size 66 x 90inches. To sell or enough material to make  same please. (red & cream) please
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Anne C
We are IP4 , Holly Road. We can come to you are you are welcome to stop by here if you would like to have a look.

Taxi Service to London Heathrow!

Samuel A in California
The last time I was on this site, I read an ad about a taxi driver offering his services to anyone travelling out through any of the airports around: Heathrow, Gatwick etc. I'm scheduled to travel on the 1st of November this year via Heathrow and would ... [ more ]
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Samuel A
Thank you all for providing me with very useful advice as to the airport taxi services and I decided to use J R Travel company.

Asbestos Sheets

Christopher N in California
Does anyone know the cheapest way to dispose asbestos sheets? I've got about 8 all intact that I need getting rid of. Oh if anyone wants them you can have them! Thanks
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You do have to do it propally as already said but because of the specialist kit etc that the operators have to use, it isn't cheap. I have been through this and best to get at least 3 quotes from different companies, but don't employ anyone turning up on ... [ more ]
Graham D
Your local council will put you in touch with a contractor who is approved;I would think it will cost £200/£250 to have it removed

Electrician wanted

Steve Smith in Kesgrave
Does anyone know of a good, quallified electrican who wants a job or some work as i am very busy and looking to employe another electrician
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Lee C
Hi Steve, I'm available for work in a couple of weeks if that fit's in with you. I hold all relevant certification/qualifications and run my own 1 man band, am also NICEIC approved contractor. Looking for a run of work due to a succession off bloody ... [ more ]
David B
Can recommend  Simon Gooding  of Ash Electrical. email

Scrapbooking class

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