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More Abandoned Shopping Trolleys?

Citizen of Ipswich in Sproughton
Will the 5p charge for shopping bags mean an increase in abandoned shopping trolleys littered around Whitehouse and Whitton estates? There's already a huge number of Asda trolleys one wonders why they don't do what Aldi do and make you put a pound in to ... [ more ]
Nadine H
It's amazing isn't it how some people would rather resort to theft than reuse their own carrier bags or pay the 5p charge.

LINK: Mid-life Movie Night

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The Thomas Wolsey Pub, 9-13 St Peters Street, IP1 1XF Ipswich, Suffolk
Timothy Yau in Whitton
Being a grown-up is worth celebrating. Come along and show us your mature side. Which film epitomizes the ups-and-downs of adult experience. What's the archetypal mid-life rights and responsibilities movie. Bring along your movie and help us to decide. ... [ more ]


Trudy S in Castle Hill
Hi I am new to the area, I am retired but dont get out much as I am my husbands carer 24/7 it would be lovely to find others who are in the same situation to chat to now and again.
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Derick L
Dogs,  A few days ago it was requested that the topic of Seagulls was changed to another subject.   I must say before any further comments that I am a real dog lover, had dogs of my own from the age of 10 while living in the country during the war years, ... [ more ]
Trudy S
Hi Jennifer, Sorry to hear about your husband, and to have him in a home that u cant get to easily must be hard for you both especially if you cant drive. I agree its the isolation that is hard, my husband has Brain Tumour and is unable to communicate, ... [ more ]


Jean A in Westbourne
Three weeks ago, some graffiti appeared on the railway arch in Ashcroft Lane; the next weekend another lot was added. I reported it to the Council (which I have done in the past and they then painted it over promptly which stopped further graffiti) but ... [ more ]

Open Evening at Endeavour

Alex B in Whitton
It's the Ormiston Endeavour Open evening tomorrow 6th October from 6-8pm. We are really looking forward to meeting all our prospective new students. Come and see all the fantastic work that goes on in our Academy.

Road and Pavement Works

Emma in Ipswich Town Centre
The council resurfaced the pavement outside my driveway last week without giving any notice to myself or my neighbour that it would affect our access for a large part of the day. If it hadn't been for my neighbour bumping into the people placing the ... [ more ]

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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Feeding Seagulls

Andrew T in Westerfield
Could the person over the back of us who is feeding the seagulls please stop as they are classed as vermin and create a lot of mess with their droppings. They have also attacked a couple of people in the area.
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Help Needed For Local Couple Stranded Abroad With Premature Baby

Citizen of Ipswich in Sproughton
A local couple have been left without medical insurance abroad after their daughter was born prematurely.  Many will have seen this heartbreaking story in the Star and EADT but I would appeal to Streelifers to consider making a donation and sharing this ... [ more ]

Window Cleaner

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Dave L
I'm in IP2 and have used Giles White for over 17 years. 16 windows (3 of which are dormers), two doors and two large patio doors for £13 - 07711 596847


Sylvia L in Castle Hill
Can anyone recomend a Gardener/Handyman. I need shrubs and a couple of small trees cut back, and the shed re reroofed in part. Thanks
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Washing Machine Repairs

Janet A in Common, The
Hi can anyone recommend a washing machine repair person. I think the bearings have gone on my Indesit washer tumbler. Thanks
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Janet A
Thanks everyone I rang Peter Wier but it was too expensive to fix a new drum would have been £250 so have had to buy a new one.  Will bear him in mind if this one goes wrong.

black cat with white patch on chest

Tracey L in Castle Hill
Has anyone lost this in classified section by mistake.seen in shafto road in poor state and very skinny.
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Tracey L
It is difficult as I cant see in my garden from my lounge,my kitchen faces garden.trying to find out if it belongs to anyone first.havent seen it again since Saturday,only see it now and again.thank you all for your help,will keep you posted.


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We found a rabbit once and asked around and put an announcement in the local pet shop but no joy. You could try the local schools. They might announce it in assembly. Put a notice in the local shops too. Sometimes I think people just let them go.....
Diane C
It's on Facebook, posters various places and I have phoned the vet in Ashcroft Road to see if anyone had asked there. I have a feeling this one was dumped but it is in good condition and is easily handled so I am sure it has been a loved pet. I shall ... [ more ]

Youth Forum

The Meeting Place, Limerick Close
Pat S in Castle Hill
Are you aged 12 to 25 and living on North West Ipswich? Want to make a change in your area? Got an issue you want to do something about? Decide how to spend funds for young people in your area. Join the Youth Forum and make your voice heard. The North ... [ more ]

FREE Triple P Teen Parent Group

ASDA Community Room, Whitehouse Industrial Estate, IP1 5PD
Pat S in Castle Hill
The Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) is holding courses throughout October, November and December • Triple P allows parents to choose techniques that work best for them and their families. We provide the information, but you choose the ideas to use ... [ more ]

Youth Forum

Pat S in Castle Hill
Are you aged 12 to 25 and living on North West Ipswich? The North West Ipswich Big Local Trust are holding Youth Forums at The Meeting Place, Limerick Close on the last Wednesday of every month beginning 17:00 to 19:00, 30th Sept Want to make a ... [ more ]

Dance classes

Julie A
They hold classes at the Castle Hill United Reformed Church on Saturdays if that helps :) 


Linda E in Maidenhall
I hope to be moving soon and have found great disparity in the quotes obtained from local removal companies. Can anyone recommend a local firm that they have used recently?
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Jean A
I don't know if they still do so, but Wyards used to offer an hourly rate for removals within Ipswich.  If you are in a 'chain' then an hourly rate may not be cheaper if the people moving from the property you are going to are taking longer to 'get out' ... [ more ]
Gary W
Risdales at Newbourne were brilliant a year ago when we moved into Ipswich, they were able to help when we had a last minute panic owing to someone further down the chain playing silly b..... .They were very reasonably priced as well

R G M Landscapes.

Adrian C in Castle Hill
I am trying to contact Robin Meekings of the above company, but have lost his phone number. I think he used to live in Waverley Road. Can anyone help please. Thanks

Learn how to play Bridge

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Kesgrave Community Centre

Graffiti on Railway Arch in Ashcroft Lane

Jean A in Westbourne
Two weeks ago, some graffiti appeared on the railway arch in Ashcroft Lane; last weekend another lot was added.  I reported it to the Council (which I have done in the past and they painted it over promptly which stopped further graffiti) but now they ... [ more ]

Macmillan Coffee Morning @ Castlehill Community Centre

Janet A in Common, The
10:00am to 12:00 Noon, 25 September 2015 CASTLEHILL COMMUNITY CENTRE Highfield Road, IP1 6DF Castlehill Knit & Natter Group's 3rd Macmillan Coffee Morning Hand Knitted Items , Baby Knits, Toys, Craft Stall, Raffle ***Free Admission*** ... [ more ]

Ormiston Endeavour Academy Open Evening

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Ormiston Endeavour Academy
Alex B in Whitton
Calling all parents of year six students at Dale Hall, Castle Hill and Whitton Primary schools. You are all welcome to our fantastic open evening on 6th October at 6pm. A chance for you to meet our new Principal, our staff and students. It will be an ... [ more ]

Join us on a "Sentimental Journey" through the 1940s with live music, dancing & lots more!

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The Manor Ballroom, Ipswich
Julie A in Westbourne
Come and join us on a "Sentimental Journey" through the '40s, with Ipswich-based trio Roger, Jane and Julie, as we bring you a nostalgic trip through the songs of World War II with live music in costume dress, including cabaret spots, quizzes, dancing ... [ more ]
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Theresa H
Thank you for advertising this event. It sounds great and I hope that my partner and I will be able to attend. Do I get my tickets from there?