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Cat found

Lost & Found in Broke Hall

Andrew H
I have a white cat (see photo) who keeps coming to my door desperately meowing, presumably for food. I live in the Shetland Close area. Is anyone missing this cat?
Diane J
Wish it was my little man who is missing but unfortunately not.Hope he is reunited with his humans soon. Thanks have to go to you for taking the time to post this to help him get home...well done

missing cat

Lost & Found in Rushmere St Andrew

Diane J
Has anyone seen GUS two year old tabby cat missing from Bixley road area, never known to wander near the main road. He has been missing for ten days now...much loved and greatly missed.. no collar but has a chip..if anyone has spotted him or (fingers ... [ more ]
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Diane J
Hi Sheila Thanks for your input. We have been round loves houses and asked neighbours and people walking down the roads...still hoping on a return...thank you
Diane J
We have visited the allotments thank you Samantha, actually as the crow flies not too far from us..unfortunately he wasn't seen but we shall keep trying and will be putting a poster up there asap....if you think you see him again please let me know.. am ... [ more ]

Gardener / handyman/woman

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Karen C
i am needing a gardener / handyman, must like pets. . 4 hrs a week, more initially to get up to scratch . General gardening, weeding mowing, small pond maintenance and small general repairs as required. . flexible in attitude. friendly and fair. bungalow ... [ more ]
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Karen C
Many thanks to all i have found a lovely chap, so if i havnt got to speak to you to say so, many thanks for your replies,  if for any reason in the future  i need help then i would be happy  to contact you , cheers . karen xx

garden slabs and fencing

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Chris M
Hi does anyone have any old fencing, garden slabs or garden furniture  furniture they no longer require  ?? We are trying to do our garden up and the fencing is the most important to make it secure for our dog. Thank You

harvester Ravenswood

Local Conversations in Warren Heath

Colin C
after the initial problems with this food outlet when they first opened we decided to give it a second chance, last night about 7 p/m our family party of 7 had to wait 70 minutes to get a table usually set up for 4 people, very cramped conditions, the ... [ more ]
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Mr Alex? Now there's an assumption. How, pray tell, was I supposed to know you had been seated? You didn't mention it and the way you wrote your comment, came across in a different light.

Looking for a ladies bike

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i am looking for a light-weight ladies bike in need of a new home either for giveaway or a small donation (i am 5ft tall with short legs).
I have a ladies bike,12 gears,rack on the front. I'm only 5ft2ins and I've ridden this bike for a few years. It's sturdy but fairly lightweight,you can have it for £20.

Wanted Aquaroll 50litre

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Save our country spaces

Local Conversations in Rushmere St Andrew

Emma C
Local people are having a meeting tonight to try to fight the developers who want to build on a site in Rushmere.
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Wanted please, pedal toy for 3yo

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Jan D
Hi all, I recently got a second-hand one of these for £20 from one of the local garage sales for my grandsons' 3rd birthday. The trouble is, they're twins and I need another similar toy (with pedals please) before 31st Aug! Have been looking on gumtree, ... [ more ]

Any cyclists here?

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I'm looking for a pannier bag for my bike. I already have a rack pack. Ideally I want it to be waterproof, easy to remove from the bike and preferably having a shoulder strap. I don't need a huge one - probably about 15 litre capacity. Can anybody ... [ more ]
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Not cheap but not overpriced either as they're excellent quality - try "Basel" - I have a pair that clip on either side of my rear planners. They are very roomy and have shoulder straps. I cycled home from work in the pouring rain the other day and the ... [ more ]
Laurence H
Hope you have a helmet.  I was up in London last week and the roads are manic yet cyclists peddling away with no helmets on.  Drivers are fined for not wearing seatbelts so it is crazy cyclists are left alone.  Someone referred to them as organ donors ... [ more ]

Outdoor Cinema

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Peter M
Ipswich has been hosting free outdoor cinema events over the summer, and they have another this Sunday at Cromwell Square car park - 11am.  Showing Toy Story and Toy Story 2. Has anyone been to any of the previous screenings?
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Helen D
Thanks Clive. We've had some great feedback from the events and people are keen to see them pop up again next year. Watch this space!
Clive M
lol I mean that we had some freezing issues on set not that it was cold whoops ! Kids loved it anyway don't forget to take your picnic with you 

Children's knitting patterns

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Brian B
My partner has just retired and is going back to knitting. That being the case, has anyone got any children's knitting patterns, in good condition, to give away. I would obviously pick them up as long as it is reasonably local.
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Joan B
have 3 knit airy time knits  and the country dairy book of knitting books    teddy bear knits       fairy time  knits and country diary book of knitting          doll knit patterns
If you join on the net there are, literally, thousands of patterns you can download free and others you can pay for.  It's a fantastic resource, and you don't get pestered by them if you do join.

railway pub foxhall road

Local Conversations in Warren Heath

Colin C
It is now evident and after standing idle for over a year planning permission is now being applied for to build 7 houses on this site, what a shame we have lost over the years locals like The Heathlands, The Blooming Fuchia and The Royal Oak, all to ... [ more ]
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Jean G
both the California club and newton road club have good music I go to newton road club practically every week and the programme for the rest of the year is looking good . I would personally go to a club like that than sit in a pub all night much more ... [ more ]


Local Conversations in Maidenhall

Keith H
Cant believe they have traffic lights on felixstowe road again when they are working in Ascot drive how crazy is this.They have coned it out for a truck to stand in .I just cant understand the way they do things anymore.They just seem to be hell bent on ... [ more ]

Looking for Carpenter for shelving project

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Angela B
Wondered if anyone could recommend a skilled carpenter who would be able to build me some flexible shelving in a large understairs cupboard.  I'm in East Ipswich. Would be grateful for any recommendations. Thanks, A.
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Brian A
Have to have a compatible HP printer. Then link it to the HP instant ink site. The printer is on-line so they monitor ink levels and send replacement cartridge when required. Various plans starting at £1.99(this is the one I use) gives 50 pages a month ... [ more ]

Fence post auger

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garden shed repair

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Sarah M
The wooden floor and lower part of the wall on one side of my shed is beginning to rot, and I'm looking for someone who might be able to repair it or advise on the best solution, maybe a carpenter/joiner?  Any recommendations welcome!
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Bunk bed

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Heather O
Free -Silver, Single bunk in good condition, mattress if wanted. Has a desk and storage room underneath.great for a small bedroom. Has been dismantled instructions also available. Unable to deliver large car roof rack/ van will be needed.

Free Maths, Science and English sessions Kesgrave Community Centre

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Claire M
The Community Schools are holding free back to school sessions during the morning of the 28th August at the Kesgrave Community Centre. We will have Maths, English and Science teachers to help students aged from 8 to A Level prepare for the new academic ... [ more ]

Male, 60th birthday

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Mandy M
Any ideas about a male 60th birthday gift, around £100. Had an idea of clay pigeon shooting, any thoughts or recommend a clay pigeon place around Suffolk/Essex/Norfolk?
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Garry W
High Lodge shooting school is the best place in the area, opp the Halesworth turning on the A12, if its clays you are after.

Want to sing?

Local Conversations in Broke Hall

Sandy H
If you love to sing in the bath/shower or in the car come and join our new choir/singing group. We hope to start in September, just finalizing venue.  Just bring your enthusiasm...don't worry if you don't read music or your voice is a bit wonky...just ... [ more ]
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Sheila J
I have been thinking about joining a choir for a while so would be very interested to come along when time and place is decided. Sheila J

damp proofer

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urgently   needed damp proofer in ip3 area recommendations please
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Shaun N
I've always used Adrian Coe from Cotect (as Leeann says above).  Been going for years and very nice guy.  Worth a look.

Home Shopping Event

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At your home office or event
Karen S
Puzzle Styling are having an end of season sale. We carry a vast array of ladies clothing to fit all sizes, statement jewellery, bags for every occasion and seasonal accessories to suit every purse. Book a party and receive 20% commission, in goods for ... [ more ]

Land for horse

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Carol R
Not sure how many 'horsey' people there are on this site, but looking for paddock, with or without stabling or property with land would be considered,