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Local Conversations in Maidenhall

Keith H
Why do they have to have traffic lights up on Felixstowe road yet again this time they are working in side road  laying kerbs so why do they have them up in road they are not working in.Crazy.
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Colin C
How much did the developement at Princes Street area cost to remove  a roundabout and replace with lights that are hard understand, went to the Portman boot sale today and afterwards sat for several minutes here to get a green light , no traffic moving ... [ more ]
Richard G
ColinC - The council wanted to do this at least 12 years ago when i attended a joint IBC/SCC and other bodies meeting . Unfortunately until something like this is done THEY DO NOT KNOW , what will happen . They are still hell bent on reducing car numbers ... [ more ]

Lost two planters with geraniums

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Liz H
Lost and not found.  I had two small wicker planters outside my front door.  One a hedgehog and the other a little dog in memory of my lovely dachshund I lost a year ago.  Last night someone stole both!!!  I am cross and upset they were pretty but of no ... [ more ]
my gate ,which is always kept shut was opened in the early hours of saturday morning ,which unnerved me ,can't see if anything was taken.

chimney breast removal

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Roger A
It's not always necessary. We provided our own scaffolding and when they dismantled it, he said it was for comfort rather than any structural problem even though a lot of the pointing had gone.

Replacement windows

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We are looking to get new windows installed. We have had several quotes, which have all come out at a similar price and are not sure who to go with. Are there any companies that people out there would recommend? ... Or any companies we should avoid? We ... [ more ]
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Paul F
Most important is to make sure your chosen supplier is FENSA registered. There are people out there who are not and without a FENSA certificate you have problems when selling your house.
Annie n richard B
I would thoroughly recommend Ironglaze, they are reasonably priced, they do a very good job, are Fensa registered, and any problems should you have any, they are on top of it.


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Looking for a small wardrobe please

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Tracy D
I'm looking for a small wardrobe to fit in a gap of 33 inches wide and 22 deep. Many thanks

What type of area Hadleigh Road is ?

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John W
If you find your area on this map it will give you an idea of the crimes reported recently. It can help to spotlight hotspots for things like antisocial behaviour.

Key for Car Radio

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Any suggestion where I can get my car radio turned back on. Don't have the key code to use to turn it back on after battery had to be disconnected
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John W
Have you tried the Honest John technical forums yet? I have seen many many requests, probably hundreds, for radio codes, all answered there.

LINK: Power Movie Night

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MAY 18
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Thomas Wolsey Pub, St. Peter's Street, Ipswich
What does it mean to be in power, what are the consequences of its misuse? Come and vote for your favourite power themed film and let the debate ensue. The idea is you bring along your favourite DVD on the theme, you tell us about why it's so great and ... [ more ]
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Sounds interesting and will try and make it, work permitting. I'm not sure if I have an appropriate POWER themed DVD as the movie I would have selected, the Great Dictator, is currently at a friends. p.s. I've checked out your link and facebook pages and ... [ more ]
Dear Diceman, I've never seen the Great Dictator, that would be a great one to watch. The LINK welcomes everyone, whether you have faith or none, it's a place for the curious and a place for sharing ideas. Hope you can make it.

A decent plumber for bathroom refit?

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Sophie T
Hello! I'm looking for a reasonably priced, reliable plumber who would be available to do a bathroom refit before the end of September. I've had problems just trying to get someone to answer the phone without charging really high rates! Any ... [ more ]
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Andy S
Been plumbing for 20odd yr call om me Andy I will pop around tell you how much will cost a thing for me to come and look 078916560488 thank you

Someone to repair lawn mower

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Barbara C
Can anyone recommend a petrol lawn mower repairer. The self propelling mechanism has broken and it also needs a service. Thanks
Sally M
Sproughton garden machinery repairs 77-79 Cullingham Road, Ipswich IP1 2EG01473 251526 We have used them and for a small fee will asses and advise on cost before starting, if needed.


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Can anyone recommend a painter and decorator please preferably someone who does it for a living and knows their trade.
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Laurence H
Roger Butland is a dulux select decorator with over 30 years experience.  Have used him on numerous occasions and always been very happy and only stopped as I am now retired and have the time to do my own decorating.  The wife says that I am not quite as ... [ more ]
Thanks to everyone for your recommendations will check them out. LT

Man and a van..

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Janet R
I need a someone to pick up a sofa, and deliver it to me Both addresses are in the ip3 3-4 miles at the most. Must be reasonable..

local knowledge.

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Mark O
hey there streetlifers any one know when the next felixstowe carnival is as last year one was very it was hot too.

pond snails

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Colin C
Cleaned out my garden pond today but all the snails seem to have vanished, any pond keeper out there want to supply me with any surplus
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Plumber wanted

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Christine O
Can anyone recommend a reliable plumber to fit a toilet please? Have been looking since February. Some don't reply to email or return calls others give estimates then are never heard of again or are fully booked for next 6 months.
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Monthly Meeting, Ipswich Branch, Suffolk Family History Society

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MAY 21
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The Red Cross Hall, Chevallier Street, Ipswich, IP1 2PF (entry via the Lloyds Bank Car park).
Howard K
Following our brief A.G.M. ...“Looking at Ipswich” via the Paintings and story of Arthur Kemp. Arthur became known for his paintings of old Ipswich by Gaslight. He had his own style and also acknowledged other local Artists, who you may (or may not) ... [ more ]

Ipswich Superhero Buggy Push for Bliss 2015

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Liz H
Hi there I am holding the second 5km sponsored buggy push for Bliss in Christchurch Park on June 27th. Last year local parents and children pushed their way to a £1000. We are making an even bigger 'push' towards a larger total this year and I was ... [ more ]

Broke Hall Garage Sale Trail

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Marilyn C
Next Saturday (May 16th) from 10-2 is the 4th Broke Hall Garage sale trail. There will be at least 133 garage sales all round the estate. Everyone who is joining in has paid £5 which goes to the charity Operation Christmas Child. There will be maps on ... [ more ]
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Marilyn C
It will be even bigger this year with at least 133 sales. Last year we only had 115. Tell all your friends and have a look at our event page on Facebook. We're really pleased to hear how much people enjoy the day. We do it to raise money but we see ... [ more ]


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Janet B
Would like someone to sort out and cut hedges. Somebody who actually knows what they are doing would be helpful. Can anyone recommend anyone.
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Hi does anyone want a vibrapower disc its a toning machine as seen on TV ideal world, I paid £150 for it rrp is £250, need its space free to a good home also CD with it ,1st wants it ,it will be yours
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Golf Clubs Knowledge

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Mark St
I've inherited a load of Golf Clubs which am thinking to drop into a Charity Shop,  but am also thinking perhaps as they came from a seasoned Golfer that they may be worth something more than a few pounds. Is there anyone on Streetife near Burlington ... [ more ]
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Matthew S
They could be worth a few pound! Depending how old they are and what make! Like titliest, ping or Taylormade, if you need me to pop in and look I can pop in early Friday evening, Just let me know

Pub Quiz Team

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Carol R
My friend & I are looking for 2 to 4 ladies to join us on a regular basis at the Cherry Tree Woodbridge Quiz,held on Thursday evenings, we have found quizes to be a fun evening, but have struggled to encourage friends to participate, so if there are ... [ more ]
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Carol R
Hello HT, I had actually thought that if I can get a team together it would be nice to try different locations, depending on where people live, or how far they would travel etc. at the moment the ladies are giving me their e-mail addresses, then I can do ... [ more ]

Planting of roadside trees. Who orgnises them?

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Roger A
When a roadside tree near us died, the IBC said a replacement tree would be planted. Who do I contact to ask for a replacement tree to be planted? What sort of tree, that is low and bushy, might be suggested? Thanks in anticipation.
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Suffolk County Council
Hi everyone, Our highways team are responsible for maintaining most of the highways in Suffolk, including highway verges. If you have any queries or suggestions for verges which can be improved, please use our highways reporting tool to give us all ... [ more ]
Tony G
Thanks for your response Nicola, but the problem we have is in trying to deter motorists from parking on the grass verges, BEFORE they cause damage, not after. There have been numerous site inspections in Cheltenham Avenue over the last 12 months. The ... [ more ]

for sale

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I have for sale a light weight fold up wheelchair £60, a three wheeled walker £25, a handy trolley £20, a perch stool £10, a bed room chair commode £10, please private message if you are interested in any of them.