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Alison M
in Priory Heath
Does anyone know what was going on last night around 6ish with all the flashing blue lights at the bottom of the hill?
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Nick G
If a driver in an incident was to blame, maybe it could be classified as driving with undue care and attention? Oh, I'm sure that is already an offence...

Death Cafe

in Ipswich Town Centre
Next Death Cafe meeting is next week, Thursday Jan 26th. Everyone is welcome. We meet at the Cycle Cafe, Tower Street, Ipswich at 2pm. Be lovely to see you there. Easy to recognise me as I'll be the one in the Death Day tee shirt. (Believe me, you'll ... [ more ]
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Also Sunken Drains

Alan H
in Broke Hall
There also is a massive Sunken Drain on the Main Road at the entrance to Maidstone Road this has been here for god knows how long and is a disgrace. Luckily enough Ive only driven in it once because I know its there but someone will lose their ... [ more ]
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Marilyn C
Just looked on SCC website at reports for Ashdown Way. Several reports including one of young cyclist falling off bike because of pothole. All reports seem to be marked as "Closed". It appears that SCC definitely need to look at this a bit closer. ... [ more ]
I stand corrected. I have just walked down Ashdown Way and one, yes one, pothole has been filled in although it looks like a Blue Peter job, sticky tape and glue. Any odds on it lasting to next Friday?

Ipswich Christmas Fair

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Jacqueline H
I also remember the indoor market at the  Corn Exchange albeit only vaguely but I am certain that it was successful and well attended. I recently visited Tavistock Market which is 800 years old and open six days a week. It will close later this year ... [ more ]
Ipswich Ltd
The market was indoor at the Corn Exchange for several decades. I haven't seen a UK outdoor supermarket yet... perhaps people would appreciate an indoor market?


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Reg S
Oh why 30 min from brick makers arms to Felixstowe rd surgery then the doc was ugh what can I do for you as I was coughing and spluttering you have on your a minute left on your appointment I was not a 84 year old patients but a number in a ... [ more ]

baby / toddler clothes swap

Glen P in Greenwich
I've got a 3yr old girl and just had a Bab boy. Looking for someone who perhaps have already got a boy and recently had a girls so we could do a like for like clothes swap, as I've been told boys can't wear pink !
Caroline S
I found this place a godsend for baby clothes. You can buy second hand and sell your old ones too.

Recommendation for a vacuum cleaner repairer please

Valerie H
in Rushmere St Andrew
My Dyson needs some attention I think!  Doesn't pick up as well as it did.  Can anyone recommend a reputable and experienced repairer who could give it a service and see what the problem is please.  I live in Rushmere village area.  Many thanks.
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Martin C, we have a similar story. We got rid of ours because quite frankly it was only collecting dust. Valerie H, genuinely pleased that your Dyson lives for another day, well done.

Music afternoon, next tuesday.

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Michael L
Thank you so much for your very considerate postings to me. However, I really think it is not for me, as someone who doesn't like songs at all I am not sure that I would enjoy it and I do realise that I am unusual in this - even as a 72 year old. I ... [ more ]

Window cleaner

️️Ash Kemp
in California
Hi everyone. A man advertising window cleaning came by today but I missed him. Guy on his own with blue/yellow business cards I think. Just wondered if anyone got his details so I could contact him? Cheers.

New year, new hobby!

Joanne Rolph BA(Hons), LTCL, ALCM, PGCE, FISM
in Joanne Rolph BA(Hons), LTCL, ALCM, PGCE, FISM
Piano, flute,clarinet,saxophone and music theory lessons available. Over 20 years experience and DBS enhanced check. Weekday evenings, Saturday mornings and some daytime spaces available.  Gift vouchers available. Please contact me for details.
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Julia G
Hi Jo Thanks so much for your quick reply and help. I've passed this on so hopefully it will work out well. All the best! Julia

Illegal Parking in Arras Sqaure

Martin C
in Priory Heath
Everytime I walk through St Stephens Lane/Arras Square now there seem to be more and more cars parked there. Its got a lot worse since BHS closed.  I assume they are all parked illegally but why is no one enforcing the restriction here? And if there ... [ more ]
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Music Afternoon. tomorow. 2pm to 4.30pm

New Beginner Tai Chi Class

Witnesham Village Hall
Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
in Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
A new Beginners Class starts in Witnesham on Thursday 2nd February 2017 5.45pm. At Witnesham Village Hall, Church Lane, Witnesham. IP69JD £5 per class. Your instructor will be Marc Levy. Tai Chi is suitable for all adults. We welcome new beginners ... [ more ]
Hi, Can I join these classes at any time? Through work commitments I wouldn't be able to attend any session until March. I've viewed your website, seen other classes and locations, the same applies but some beginners classes and their time and ... [ more ]
The classes always welcome beginners. Anyone is free to learn by following any of our classes. We are all very generous to beginners and accepting of their limitations. Hope to see you soon.

Free Community Development Programme for Women of Whitehouse- last few spaces !

Kim T
in Ipswich Town Centre
Starting on the 26th of January we only have a few places left on our Women of Whitehouse, WoW! Programme  This is a community development programme aimed at supporting the Women of Whitehouse to get stuff done! We know there are lots of women with ... [ more ]
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Kim T
Please call: 01473 852 552 or mob 07498739459 or email
Angela S
Hi Kim, Can you please put me on the list and let know the  let have the address of the meeting place. Thank you

Dishwasher Door Cable

Denise H in Westerfield
Left side dishwasher door cable just snapped. Anyone suggest a decent repair man. Not big job. Had right hand side done last year didn't take long but can't remember who did it!

Here We Go Again....

Brian B
in Gainsborough
Barely two weeks into the New Year and already traffic chaos in and around Ipswich due to road works. Handford Road, Woodbridge Road, St Helen's Street, Wherstead Road all single lane or temporary traffic lights. In the case of St Helen's Street, the ... [ more ]
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Ruth L
but they're not working seven days a week, are they? And when you say remodelling, how? The traffic at the moment is fighting to come out of an exit that was created by the council that goes against all common sense? No temporary lights were placed on ... [ more ]
Ipswich Ltd
Take Princes Street for example, when work finally got going they did it relatively quickly. Not fast but not too unreasonable. Before that it was months of little progress.

Cliff Lane School paper bank permanent removal

Roger A
in Ipswich Town Centre
It always comes as bit of a shock  when habits lasting years suddenly come to an end. Checked with school staff just to make sure that the car parked in the bins place was not my mind playing tricks on me.

Free computer advice and support session at AgeUK Ipswich (19 January)

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AgeUK Help Centre, 41A Upper Brook Street, Ipswich Town Centre (opposite Sainsbury's)
Kennedy in Ipswich Town Centre
Would you like to learn to use a computer, tablet or the Internet? AgeUK Suffolk and Lxpert are offering FREE computer advice and support to older people. Those browsing at the AgeUK shop in Ipswich Town Centre will have an opportunity to speak to ... [ more ]

Woodbridge Road East Chemist

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Linda M
The empty chemist use to be the Lattice Barn which then changed to Boots which is now moved into the new Two Rivers Medical Centre
I'm a bit late to this thread but, having gone through it, I think there's a huge amount of snobbery surrounding Greggs. True, their stuff is mass-produced (although baked savouries are cooked on the premises) and not particularly healthy if you're ... [ more ]

Carpenter needed

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New Year's Resolution- Join Rushmere Creative Writers

Rushmere Creative Writers
in Rushmere Creative Writers
Hi, we're a friendly group who enjoy writing and we're looking for new members to swell our numbers. Enjoyed writing at school? Always thought you've got a novel inside you that just needs coaxing out? Why not give us a try? We meet on Wednesday ... [ more ]
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Lynn L
Hi Sandie, I'd love to give it a try but I'm about to go away for a few days, could I start on 25th when I'm back?
Pat C
Hi Pauline it's a really friendly group & I'm an OAP also. It's a small group & we give each other helpful feedback on our efforts. Hope to see you

Buttermarket cinema

Non francise Volvo garage

Ian W
in Racecourse
Hi  I have recently bought a Volvo and wondered if anyone could recommend a non-francise garage which specialises in working on Volvo cars in the Ipswich area. Thanks Ian
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Cockerel needing rehoming

Stephanie K
in Priory Heath
One of the chicks I hatched in June 2016 has turned out to be a cockerel and needs to be rehomed before our neighbours start to complain about him crowing. He's been housed with the hens in a greenhouse since end of October so no contact with wild ... [ more ]

Gardener Recommendation

Peter M
in California
Hi, can anyone recommend a gardener?   Have someone looking for assistance at their home in Little Bealings Thanks
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