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Give, Lend & Borrow in Pinewood

Lou P
Meant to add I live near you and could collect tomorrow if that suited? Many thanks

Jumble sale and cake stall

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

printing

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Diane W
Can anyone suggest a printers that are cheap and able to print a relatively small amount , for a charity promotion. I need some flyers for the 'Lark in the Park' event on Gypeswick Park for Chantry Ladies Club, we are trying to organise a table/tombola ... [ more ]
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What type of area Hadleigh Road is ?

Local Conversations in Gainsborough

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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. https://www.police.uk/suffolk/J12/crime/

Key for Car Radio

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Leavenheath
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.

Charity Collections

Local Conversations in Copdock

Linda N
Since moving into the area 7 years ago, we have had a steady stream of charity collecting bags posted through the door. Not ONCE has one been collected on the said day! The latest was this week - a bag from the NSPCC came, which I duly filled and left ... [ more ]
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Carol B
Last time I got a bag contacted local charity shop British Heart to find out if they had put these out they informed me they had.the reason why I put this on this page because there are a lot of bogus collections so if you are not sure check online.  
Tony O
Mind is a good charity.you could take it to them or ring to see if they would collect.I take my bags to them.they have a loading bay next to Iceland at the back.entrance is at the back of the police station.

LINK: Power Movie Night

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MAY 18
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Thomas Wolsey Pub, St. Peter's Street, Ipswich
LINK
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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thediceman
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 ]
LINK
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.

4 way extension socket

Give, Lend & Borrow in Wherstead

Suzanne M
I've come across ten 4 way extension sockets in premises that I am clearing. Can anyone use them? They need fuses and cleaning up but working. Free to new home. Suzanne
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How do you go about getting an extension on a house?

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J D
I am moving to a new house and wondered if I could afford an extension? But I have no idea of how to get one and what is involved or even how much it will cost? Has anyone got any tips? Do I need a builder or an architect or both?
Citizen of Ipswich
You'll need a builder to build it and an architect to draw up the plans. Contact the councils local planning office first to find out the sort of extension that's allowed in your area. Some don't need planning permission but still need approval. Simple ... [ more ]

Couldn't possible do that?

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

Baz M
Reluctant partner? Not sure what it's about? Curious and intrigued? Game for a laugh? On ones bucket list? Ladies - ever wondered why women enjoy a lifestyle without clothes (weather & circumstances permitting). Springwood Sun club nr Colchester are ... [ more ]

Can anyone help please?

Local Conversations in Wherstead

Suzanne M
On 13 January 2014 I was given a Sony Stereo Unit, Model No. HCD-WZ5 Compact Disc Tuner without a FM antenna! I am desperate for the round metal female plug so that I can listen to the radio as I have no Telly and have tried everywhere to obtain one.    ... [ more ]
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Ray L
Hi Suzanne I bought an FM aerial for my old amp about 3 weeks ago; female plug because the amp had the male connector. These are a standard type of connector used in many devices: ... [ more ]

Quiz afternoon

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Community Produce Market and Cafe at Halifax Pavilion

Clubs & Groups in Gainsborough

ActivGardens
We will be having a community market and Cafe on Friday 15th 10-12.30 at Halifax Bowls Pavilion on Halifax Road (IP2 8RE). The market will have fresh produce  and plants from the community garden and also plants from Chantry Walled Garden and the ... [ more ]

Lorries in Ipswich.

Local Conversations in Blacksmith's Corner

Pat H
Can anyone tell me why there were 23 lorries within 10 minutes passing me travelling along Colchester Road, Valley Road and Yarmouth Road in the direction of Woodbridge and Felistowe at 9 30 p.m. on Tuesday evening 7th. Was there a problem on the Orwell ... [ more ]
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Michael A
I beg to differ with you I've had four incidents in the last eight years each of which was a vehicle hit me in my HGV I do know what I'm talking about where these vehicles are concerned as l have been driving HGV for over 30 years. One of my friends ... [ more ]
Ian W
The figures are DFT stats, the key point though which we both seem to agree is that HGV's are not a suitable vehicle to share the road with vulnerable road users. Their design is the result of poor legislation and changes are scheduled (delayed by Volvo ... [ more ]

new boiler

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Jean G
hi there streetlifers can anybody reccomend a heating engineer who would put in a new boiler, I have a quote from british gas but are rather expensive anybody local who is not too expensive and would do a good job and are reliable . thanks in advance .
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Lynda H
It surprised me that replacement boilers are sometimes funded for people not usually eligible due to the means test! You should be toasty next winter!
Jean G
yes thanks hope so but  never knew about the council green energy grants but knowing my luck as i own my house I probrably wouldn't be entitled for it but worth a try .!!

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

Quiz, Disco

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

The Meeting Place Centre
Quiz afternoon 10th May 1pm til 5.30 pm Teams 4 / 6 £5 jacket spud, bring your own drink. Book teams in by Friday 8th contact me on 07985638026 or 01473 745470. Disco and Solo Singer Andre 23rd May tickets £5 please purchase by the 22nd of may. ... [ more ]

Liars Storytelling Contest

Clubs & Groups in Maidenhall

MAY 04
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Margaret Catchpole pub, Ipswich
Robin H
To mark Election Month we are holding a Liars Contest. Each storyteller will regale two improbable tales, one of which happens to be true. The audience must guess which one is the real story. Come along and listen, or tell stories, and enjoy a drink or ... [ more ]

Sycamore seedlings

Local Conversations in Rose Hill

APR 29
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Stoke Park, Ipswich
Kathleen E
Have you noticed the thousands of sycamore seedlings that have rooted and are growing in this part of Ipswich. When carrying out our monthly litterpick along the greensward in Belstead Road, the amount of seedlings that have landed and rooted are ... [ more ]
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Paul B
I do not remember so many before. We always have quite a few, but this seems exceptional. I am fortunate enough to have an old garden vac, ands filled two black bin bags almost full just from our smallish back garden!  is this some weird alien invasion ... [ more ]
Janet A
I've had loads of Sycamore seedlings too - they are everywhere much worse than usual.  Maybe the conditions are just right for most of them to grow this year -what an awful thought a lawn full of trees!!  Better get back out there & pull them all up!

cash for clothes

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Tim F
Hi Dennis there was a business called Choices on a farm on the road out of Claydon to Henly on the right. We used to take all our children's clothes there. Goggle them.

Jumble /book sale

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The Meeting Place Centre
Come along for some bargins Saturday 25th 11 til 1.30 at The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close, Whitehouse Rd, Ip1 5lr . Jumble, books, jewelry, cakes stall raffle. Fund raiser for the centre.

Event

Clubs & Groups in Copdock

Cathy G
We are holding a "get connected" week at Chantry library (Hawthorn Drive) from Sunday 10th May to Saturday 16th May. We now have free wifi and throughout the week you will be able to find out more about how to use your tablets, iphones, ebook readers or ... [ 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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John W
I would never buy a new computer from PC world, they do not have a good reputation. John Lewis have non-pushy and knowledgeable staff, a great reputation for customer service and often offer free additional year or two warranty.
Paul B
It's some years since I bought a new computer from PC World. As it turned out it was a good one and lasted well beyond its technology "sell-by". I did find that they did have more staff trained in selling without much computer-specific knowledge, but ... [ more ]

Jamestown Boulevard

Local Conversations in Chantry

Steve W
it never fails to amaze me what little regard everyone seems to hold for this area. The area at the bottom of the road has been fenced off for years, with no obvious sign of anything been done to develop. The local children constantly litter, destroy the ... [ more ]
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Steve W
interesting point Ray, however, as sad as it is, it does not make anti-social criminal activity correct?
Ray L
No it doesn't. But you asked  'Where did it all go wrong?' and I've tried to answer that and I think we are all at fault. Where we go now is a much harder question.  You are lucky that Jamestown Boulevard has large open spaces  between flats/houses - ... [ more ]

Greenhouse glass neded

Local Conversations in Washbrook

Paul B
I have an old greenhouse on my allotment but a number of panes have been broken. If you  have some spare ones I can use I would be grateful. I need four panes 20 inches square and six panes 18 inches by 20 inches. I can collect anywhere in or around ... [ more ]
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Paul B
I would like to thank all the kind folk out there who have helped me on this. I now have all I needed. If I haven't answered anyone who has offered I apologise but I have had so many responses I may have missed some. Thanks again. Paul