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Abandoned car

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

This Ford Focus is seemingly abandoned in Larchcroft Road Ipswich. Having arrived overnight a couple of weeks ago it hasn't moved and nobody locally seems to know who it belongs to. Reported to local Police and apparently it's not registered to anyone in ... [ more ]
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The car in the photo is an abandoned car uninsured untaxed etc the other threads refer to other parking issues. However others perceive these comments I firmly believe that everyone should feel confident enough to voice a view or opinion and seek advice ... [ more ]
Tony G
I think Richard is missing the point, or at least the point I was making ! Why should a commercial garage park their overspill stock in local roads for their convenience. It matters not if the cars are parked legally, they shouldn't be left in local ... [ more ]

Laptop Repairs

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Luana B
Hello there, I'm wondering if anyone can recommend someone that repairs laptops? Mine got slower and slower and now it won't even turn on. Many thanks in advance!
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NEW Members Required for 3 x Arts & Crafts Groups

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

Janet A
New Members Requred for Castlehill Arts & Crafts Group Bring Art Gear, Knitting, Crochet, Sewing, Felting or any Craft you're into @  (1) CASTLEHILL COMUNITY CENTRE, Highfield Rd, Ipswich, IP1 Mon Eve 7pm - 9pm Tues Afternoon 1.30pm - 3.30pm ... [ more ]
Janet A
Hi Mariette, You can just turn up no need to book - you will be very welcome, I think this Tues Gerry is busy so Andre will be leading the group.  We look forward to seeing you. Janet

looking for a homeopath practitioner

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Louise M
Hi, I am looking for a recommendation of a Ipswich local homeopath practitioner that doesn't cost the earth. I have been feeling more and more low in mood recently and due to the lasting side effects of previous antidepressants I am not keen on going ... [ more ]
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In the past my GP has suggested this site: Not everybodies cup of tea. Bit happy clappy for me, but worth a look.
Sharon I
Talking about CBT and mindfulness, I have recommended and given a book to many friends and family members, it is on Amazon and isn't expensive. It is called "Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world" by Prof Mark Williams and Dr ... [ more ]

FREE Community Project for 16-25 yr olds organised by 4YP.

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APR 20
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Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich

Earth quake?

Local Conversations in Castle Hill

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Suzanne S
Back to the original conversation at 19.30 my sink metal drainer just started rattling! It was weird. I really thought it was a mini quake. No candidates or work men in my road.


Give, Lend & Borrow in Ipswich Town Centre

hi streetlife friends, I am still looking for a slide suitable for 5/6 years old please. if anyone has one hanging around that they no longer use, I would be truly grateful.... many thanks
Have you tried looking on either Gumtree or the Facebook selling pages? They do tend to come up quite often on there.


Give, Lend & Borrow in Sproughton

I am looking for paving slabs that any one wants to get rid of,one or two and even more even if it means several trips. Sizes  3ftby 2ft =   600 by 900mm            2Ft by 2ft  = 600 by 600 mm and  18 inches by 18 inches = 475 by 475 mm. Pattern and ... [ more ]

3ds game

£20.00 in Claydon

Carole F
nintendo 3ds game,Dead Or Alive Dimensions game, only on it 15 mins, not for my age [71] bought new, 748754 Bramford will except £10

Exercise Bike

£25.00 in Castle Hill

Kate H
Good quality Reebok exercise bike.  Originally cost £250.00, used a few times and has been sitting in the garage ever since!


Local Conversations in Claydon

Shirley H
I have a friend urgently looking for a little work to top up part time hours to be able to live. Have CRB check. Any help with care, shopping, dog walking. Feeding cats. Please pm me if you know of anyone needing help. Thankyou.
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paving slabs

Give, Lend & Borrow in Sproughton

I am looking for used paving slabs any colour. 3ft by 2ft = 600mm by 900 mm. 2ft by 2ft =600 by 600 mm.  18 in by 18 in = 475mm by475mm. If any one has got an odd one or two they want rid of I can pick up. If any one has a quantity they wish to sell, am ... [ more ]

please come along

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House exchange

Local Conversations in Akenham

Hello all. Just wondering if anyone on here is looking to exchange. I'm looking to move to the Castle Hill/Whitton area to be closer to family. I'm looking for a house only and in exchange is my 2 bed house in the Foxhall rd area, close to the town ... [ more ]

Meredith Road Service Station - wind damage

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

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Julie P
I was waiting at the traffic lights when this happened. There was an almighty bang. Thankfully there were no cars filling up when it happened.

not long now

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Michelle D
Come along & get your nails done, buy a handcrafted item from our range of great craft stall vendors, for the children Thiers sand art or glitter tattoo's also there's a raffle, cakes & refreshments including hot cross buns and Donut's

Frog Spawn

Give, Lend & Borrow in Castle Hill

MAR 29
Jennie W
If anyone has a pond and wouldn't mind if I had some of your frog spawn for my pond I would be most grateful. Not sure when frog mating season starts but must be soon.

Pollution from Claydon incinerator

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Has anyone got any knowledge as to whether there has been an increase in pollution since the new Claydon incinerator was built? My car has an increased level of grime on the paintwork which a neighbour suggested was due to airborne pollution, his car ... [ more ]
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Maria S
I rang the people at the incinerator to ask them if they had started engines at 24.30 in a specific day as I woke up with breathing problems due to an acrid smell. This was while they were testing before becoming operational. I was told that although ... [ more ]


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MAR 19
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Bramford lane area
Jean M
Can anyone recommend a reliable Handyperson who could rotovator and trim an allotment ready for planting please?
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Jean M
This is Bramford Lane allotments we are talking about, no community spirit there!
Andrew T
Bit like Norwich Road allotments, there was all this talk about equipment and stuff being available to borrow or hire but surprise surprise nothing came of it, had to give up allotment in the end due to ill health.

Art Exhibition

Clubs & Groups in Castle Hill

Calling any artists/photographers

Local Conversations in Castle Hill

Jennifer S
If you want to sell/ show your artwork or photography the local Gipping Art Society Show on Easter Sunday and Monday is inviting work from the local community. Go to Gipping Valley Art Society Facebook page to find information and forms.

Art Exhibition, Gipping Valley Art Society, and other local groups

Local Conversations in Castle Hill

APR 05
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Claydon Village Hall
Jennifer S
Artworks on show from Gipping Valley Arts Society as well as other local artists, on show and for sale. Showcasing other local Community Groups. Teas Coffees and snacks. Raffle on Monday. Come and vote for your favourite artwork, see if you can spot BBC ... [ more ]

where to take your children

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre


Give, Lend & Borrow in Ipswich Town Centre

hi streetlifers,  has anyone got a slide suitable for 5/6 year olds, please that they no longer want or need thank you
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hi craig,  I would be very grateful, thank you for getting back to me... we cant collect tomorrow morning, but tomorrow afternoon we are free, when would be suitable for you,
hi craig, I messaged you a few times trying to find out about picking up the slide, but have had no reply. have you still got it, as I am still interested, I can collect it tomorrow or saturday or sunday , kind  regards maggi

Where is the Town Centre?

Local Conversations in Whitton

Citizen of Ipswich
I notice the road markings outside the Novotel Hotel have been renewed, and once again they contradict the road signs. If you are a visitor to Ipswich looking for the Town centre and coming into town via Stoke Bridge, the road signs direct you to Grey ... [ more ]
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What more do you expect from the Tory run SCC, they have bogged up the town with 21 million pounds worth of traffic lights, they are about to build bridges over the dock and Gipping area which will clog up Ipswich all the more, ask them about a Northern ... [ more ]