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tumble dryer broken

Recommendations in Ipswich Town Centre

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Richard G
Well Linda.... The Washing Machine man failed to appear after waiting 2 hours for him - If i find out his name i will post it on here so others don't get let down by him either .
Joe S
Peter Weir 01473 718626. He has done some good work for us over the years. Nice chap too.

Shredded paper?

Recommendations in Rose Hill

Kathleen E
In the last two months, it has been noted the amount of shredded paper that is being deposited on roads & paths in the Stoke Park Area. This occurs after brown bin collecting lorries have been in the area. Are you having the same problem? May I ... [ more ]
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Dave L
I'm Ipswich rather than Babergh but having read this I checked with the council and the same applies, i.e. shredded paper should go in the brown bin (or be use for kindling, pet bedding, present packing, etc) or if you have your own composter then ... [ more ]

Table Top sale

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

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The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close, Whitehouse

Chantry Library Author talk and Friends AGM

Clubs & Groups in Copdock

MAR 16
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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive
Cathy G
Come and hear best selling local author Charlie Haylock on "the eccentricities of the English Language"- this is part of the Friends of Chantry Library (FoCL) AGM- all are welcome to this free event which includes a buffet supper and an opportunity to ... [ more ]

Owners no longer informed if dog gets run over!

Local Conversations in Wherstead

What do you think about the fact that road workers are not required to check the collar and micro chip of dogs that get run over, and that their bodies can be disposed of without telling their doubtless worried owners? Will any of our politicians be ... [ more ]
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Elaine D
But what is the point of having a law regarding having dogs chipped, if they will not be scanned when found? My dogs are chipped and insured so if they caused an accident the costs would be met by my insurance company.
Roger A
I have signed the petition However there are numerous town and county councils as well as the H A responsible for clearing dead pets off minor roads.  It seems another petition is needed for these councils. Saddened to discover a dead cat in the gutter, ... [ more ]


Recommendations in Wherstead

Suzanne M
Hi there, Anyone know of a good seamstress who can make to order net curtains for three windows? Recently moved house and do not have the space or time to make them. I have the material and getting fed up not being able to open the curtains due to the ... [ more ]
Martin H
Hi Suzanne, My wife has been a seamstress for 35+ years and does clothing alterations for people now and again. She does do curtains as well and I'm sure the net curtains you need made would not present any problem whatsoever. I will pop a private ... [ more ]

Buying a house in IP4

Local Conversations in Stoke

We have been looking for a house to buy near Northgate High School, but they seem to be amazingly expensive! They are sold within days. How do I get one I can afford?
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Richard G
Yes St Albans but Kesgrave isn't in Ipswich , Ipswich School has an influence on Northgate catchment house prices . St Albans is quite different to normal High Schools and catchment doesn't come into it ...
JD agreed, St Albans and Kesgrave are both near and both getting better overall results than Northgate at present.

clock repairers

Recommendations in Ipswich Town Centre

Jean G
can anyone here on streetlife know of any clock reparers in Ipswich I have a very old clock with weights it used to go for about 3 days then stop for no apparent reason then when we took it down when we decorated it wont go anymore it is my late ... [ more ]
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Jean G
thanks Ipswich lad have written the address down and will be in touch when the other chap has given me an estimate so I can copair the two .

Hairdresser wanted

Recommendations in Bramford

Luana B
Can anyone recommend to me a good reliable ladies hairdresser please? Doesn't necessarily have to be mobile, but if not the salon would need to be in the Castle Hill/Whitehouse area. Many thanks in advance! :)
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Justine S
I have just had my hair done by Pamela D. Would definitely recommend her. Best my hair has looked in ages and half the price of certain salons! Have already booked for my next cut! :-)
Pamela D
Thank you Justine for your positive comments ..was a pleasure to do your hair & transform it ...Look forward to your next appointment ..Pamela Dade

Community cafe

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

The Meeting Place Centre
The Meeting Place Community cafe limerick close, Whitehouse Rd open every Monday to Friday 10am til 3pm all welcome and we are right near the park so if looking for a little trip to the park with the children you can pop in for a cuppa to warm ... [ more ]

foxhall stadium boot sale

Clubs & Groups in Castle Hill

Jim J
I seen a board outside foxhall stadium advertising the boot sale,there was no definite start date on it does anybody know when ??
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Roll on when it does start , always love going up there.makes you think summers on the way.

Baby Activities.

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Can anyone tell me of any baby groups or activities in the Stoke Park, Maidenhall or Pinewood areas please. This will be for a six month old plus Nana. Thanks in advance.
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Thanks Jean G. That's handy for me, only a short bus ride away. Have only got the little one on one Friday next month so all being well will go down.  By the way, you were almost right, it's 8.45 to 11.30am.
Jean G
your welcome smm I used to go down to the church on a Tuesday for there lunch club and keep fit on Wednesday morning that's how I know about that !

lunches for the over 50's at The Meeting Place Café

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

The Meeting Place Centre
Just letting you know that we offer two course meal for over 50's at The Meeting Place Community Centre Cafe, limerick close ,Whitehouse Rd . Open 10 til 3pm freshly prepared food. Pop in
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Belstead House Development

Local Conversations in Copdock

David P
An outline planning application has been placed to built 155 homes and a care home near Belstead House in Sprites Lane. Many people have already voiced there opinions on the Babergh Council website. It appears that there is a lot of new development ... [ more ]
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Bernard C
This is good news for all the residents in the Pinewood area it has always been thought that Mr Harding was trying to take short cuts in obtaining the planning permission. There has been no real consultation and most residents were kept in the dark until ... [ more ]
Tim F
100 tree's, that was never mentioned at the 12th Dec meeting !!! Mr Harding loves Belstead house, I'm glad he wants to convert it sympathetically in the way he said in keeping with the grade listing. But why build a community we don't want. Let us keep ... [ more ]

Valentins Disco

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

FEB 14
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The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close, Whitehouse

quiz night

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

The Meeting Place Centre
The Meeting Place and The Wot's up group just want to say thanks to all who supported the Quiz Night at The Meeting Place last night a laugh was had by all and the event raised £280 money going towards running cost of the building. Thanks to all. Next ... [ more ]

quiz night

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

The Meeting Place Centre
Last Reminder quiz night tomorrow at The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close, Whitehouse Rd, Ip1 5lr £7 includes jacket spud and filling, teams of 2 / 4 / 6 all welcome. Contact Mags on 07926428432 or 01473 745470 to book your place and ... [ more ]

LINK: LOVE Film Night

Clubs & Groups in LINK

FEB 16
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The Thomas Wolsey Pub, 9-13 St Peters Street, Ipswich, IP1 1XF
Vote on the theme of LOVE in all it's multi-faceted forms. Romance, bro-mance, friendship, families and self... You decide which love is king. Come and join us for great movies, engaging discussion and growing community. The idea is you bring along ... [ more ]

Anyone know of a Polish teacher PLEASE

Recommendations in Sproughton

Ruth S
Looking for a teacher of Polish who can help a pupil work towards a GCSE in this subject. The pupil in question is Polish. Thanks
I used to go to someone in Trimley St Martin.  This is quite a few years ago so I am not sure if she is still there.  Her name is Joanna and her phone number was 01394 279229.  You might want to try Kesgrave High School for info as she used to teach ... [ more ]

builder for quote

Recommendations in Ipswich Town Centre

The Meeting Place Centre
Im looking for a buikder who can give us a quote for cubicles for ladies and gentlemen toilets at The Meeting Place Community Centre if you or you know of anyone please contact me on 07926428432 or email me on or call the ... [ more ]

March Area Committees - Get involved in your community.

Local Conversations in Stoke Park

Community Team IBC
March's Area Committee dates and venues are now up on the website. These give you the opportunity as residents to share your views about your local area and to help influence where money is spent to improve your neighbourhood. You can get all the ... [ more ]

Charity Soul Night 21st March

Clubs & Groups in Gainsborough

Sarah M
I am running the London Marathon for the Mental Health Foundation in April, as they are a charity close to my heart as a sufferer of post-natal depression. In order to raise as many funds as possible I am arranging a Soul Night at The Rivers Social Club ... [ more ]

Qigong classes restarting from 21 January

Classifieds in Qigonguk

After the holiday break, Qigong classes will restart from 21 January at Castle Hill Community Centre. People interested in qigong, looking to improve their health or grow spiritually, are welcome! Address: Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield ... [ more ]
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Hi Eric, you are welcome to join our classes. Healing Qigong is known to be helpful for back problems, as you continue to practice the energy blockages in the body will go away and your condition improve. Our instructor was trained in qigong in Shaolin, ... [ more ]
Eric M
Splendid! That's great. I look forward to meeting you all on Wednesday evening. Kr, Eric ;)

Ipswich people

Local Conversations in Gainsborough

Hi there, I have been living in Ipswich for three years now and yesterday a tourist asked me what Ipswich people are called. I realised I hadn't a clue... Can anyone help me please?
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"Give it a go" session at Chantry Library

Clubs & Groups in Stoke Park

Cathy G
We had a great time last night at Chantry Library playing indoor games such as Curling, boccia (a sitting down form of French Boules)  Do join us next week from 6-7.30- it's all free of charge
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Cathy G
This is going on for another four weeks free of charge- 6.00-7.30 at Chantry Library in Hawthorn Drive- it'#s aimed at people over 45 but there were several younger people there last night- great fun was had by all and you can also visit the library that ... [ more ]