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Laptop repair

Joan L in Greenwich
Can anyone recommend a reliable person to sort out my laptop before I throw it out of the window please. Since upgrading to Windows 10 it's not been right.
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Nick G
Windows 10, absolutely awful operating system. Take it back to an older version, or go Apple
Although Windows 10 is not everyone's cup of tea, there are ways to make it work better. Come and speak to one of our local IT experts for free at Suffolk AgeUK Ipswich Help Centre (in Town Centre, opposite Sainsbury's) to get some some impartial ... [ more ]


Girly G in Chantry
Wanted a pram or pushchair for a new grandma what is a reasonable price I don't mind second hand but I have just brought a lovely one and sadly no good breaks on it so starting looking again
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Windows, carpets and Oven cleans.

Ipswich Cardinals American Football

Nick G in Chantry
Cardinals back in training this Sunday! Both the Senior & Junior Teams return to regular preseason training on Sunday 8th January at Northgate Sports Centre, Ipswich - 11am start. New players are welcome to attend so why not come along & ... [ more ]
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Nick G
The games are held at Northgate Sports Centre between March/April to end of August, a ten game season, five home and five away games, and spectators are welcome, with a small admission charge. Fans are also welcome to away games. The weblink above ... [ more ]
Nick G
This years league alignments are up, so fixtures will be confirmed soon:

New Beginner Tai Chi Class

Witnesham Village Hall
Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
in Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
A new Beginners Class starts in Witnesham on Thursday 2nd February 2017 5.45pm. At Witnesham Village Hall, Church Lane, Witnesham. IP69JD £5 per class. Your instructor will be Marc Levy. Tai Chi is suitable for all adults. We welcome new beginners ... [ more ]
Hi, Can I join these classes at any time? Through work commitments I wouldn't be able to attend any session until March. I've viewed your website, seen other classes and locations, the same applies but some beginners classes and their time and ... [ more ]
The classes always welcome beginners. Anyone is free to learn by following any of our classes. We are all very generous to beginners and accepting of their limitations. Hope to see you soon.

X large dog crate for citron Picasso f

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Peter P
girly g, if you ring me I will try and bring it to you. I will be home about 7 pm thanks.

Chantry Library's 50th birthday party!

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich IP2 0QY
Chantry Library in Chantry
Come and celebrate the library’s 50th birthday with us! We're going to party like it's 1967! We will have games for children, a quiz for all ages, birthday cake and refreshments. Arrive in 60s clothes and browse a variety of books to transport you ... [ more ]

Harry Potter Book Night

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich IP2 0QY
Chantry Library in Chantry
Chantry Library and Ipswich Children’s Book Group present...a night at Hogwarts! Come dressed as your favourite Harry Potter character for magical fun, food and drink. Enjoy our stories, refreshments and games! Tickets are free (excluding ... [ more ]

Ipswich Crime

Ipswich Ltd in Pinewood
Very concerned about the crime spree in Ipswich recently.  Ten years after the serial killings and zest nightclub shootings, our very "sleepy town" has been awash with crime. Two fatal stabbings (two murders), arson, two more stabbings, and at least ... [ more ]
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Joanna A
I have no problem with paying higher taxes to fund things which benefit us all such as the NHS, education, law enforcement, the fire service, broader social care and many other things. The problem is in this country the politicians (of whatever ... [ more ]
Thomas L
Dear Joanna,  I couldn't agree with you more. It is my perception that developments will completely overtake the politicians - the pressures will just be too great. The country cannot afford the costs of care for the elderly based on the current ... [ more ]

Anti Social Behaviour

Ashby Investigates in Chantry
Does any have or know of any Tenants who are or may have had issues with GW Rentals in Ipswich?? If so we would love to hear from you........


Barbara in Ipswich Town Centre
Does anyone know a plumber who is willing to take on a small job please? I just need a new kitchen sink fitted. With thanks - Barbara
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80's/90's video themed fancy dress party night

Cathy W
in Pinewood
Hey all, are you in need of something to look forward to? Well.... I'm organising a fundraising event which is an 80's/90's video themed party Night it'll be held on Friday 28th April at the Manor Ballroom Ipswich tickets are £10 all proceedings are ... [ more ]

Happy Easter anyone?

Paul B in Washbrook
I know its geting ridiculous, but when I went into our local Tesco at the beginning of this week there was a full aisle stocked up with - - -  EASTER EGGS!! Considering Easter Sunday is mid-April this year that seemed a bit extreme even in our over ... [ more ]
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Alex G
The point of the comments are that a Tesco seem to have stocked up on Easter (a religious observation some three months before the occasion) Eggs prematurely. Comments have previously also been made that some retailers were stocking up and decorating ... [ more ]


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That's good. Hope they catch them soon. I was out jogging and dog walking over the brook so went up and down Quilter Drive numerous times that day but didn't see anything unfortunately.

Ipswich buses

Angela C
in Ipswich Town Centre
I have just returned from town on a no 15A bus a young mum got on the bus with a tripper and lots of bags of shopping. People helped her put her shopping on the rack but by the time she reached her stop most had got off. The young lady driving the bus ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Ltd
I think Alex was referring to buses generally - but it was important to make the distinction as with the title of the topic. Chrissie W, this is the man running the bus company...

Ipswich Cornhill

Joanna A in Ipswich Town Centre
During the week or two around Christmas I had to visit Ipswich town centre a couple of times. Here are a few pictures of the Cornhill during that period..... the peak shopping period around Christmas. Why isn't this situation sorted out? This is the ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Ltd
I am very much in agreement with Nigel J. However, I am not keen on a Cornhill market, but if it is to be held here the suggestion of less frequent but much improved is a wonderful idea.  My reasons are the people of Ipswich favour the supermarkets. A ... [ more ]
Ipswich Ltd
Nigel J: Remodelling Cornhill... I don't think Ipswich needs too much of a drastic change. I will be criticised for lack of aspiration I am sure but the brick block-paving is very dated, replace it... job done. New design, fresh and if we can trust ... [ more ]

Sailmakers Post Office

Ipswich Ltd in Pinewood
What are your experiences of this post office? Yesterday there was a 5pm cut off point. I was in the long queue at the post office. 3 members of staff were at the self-service machines (if you call them that) in the way so you couldn't use them. A ... [ more ]
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Nick G
I must admit I do still occasionally use The Post Office as I do still send letters and cards to friends and family, and I prefer to pay my rent, and buy my fishing licence through the post office in person. I dislike self service queues, and refuse ... [ more ]
Ipswich Ltd
Apparently the move is going ahead to WH Smith. By doing so they are opening themselves up to a lot of competition unless they were really struggling in Tower Ramparts for their up-sell.

Tumble dryer repairs

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Katrina E
Hi. Was it one of the machines that had a recall notice on it or just a problem you can't solve. If a recall one (check number on website). Type in recall tumble dryers it will bring up link. If not can't offer any other suggestions but to say go with ... [ more ]

found alcatel phone

Angela W
in Greenwich
I understand the police do not deal with lost property anymore I found a Alcatel phone in Gippeswyck Park today it's locked but has a picture of a man outside his home.  I have been walking around Chantry trying to find the house but have given up.
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Old Hat
Hi very good idea Jan D re the locked screen info we have Samsung phones with my number on my partners and vice-versa how to do this was in the phones instruction book always worth a read another way is some phones have emergency contacts which are ... [ more ]

Printer repair dell model

Ginny S in Westerfield
Can anyone recommend a dell printer repairer? Please let me know, I am on the IP1 area but wiki Lying to travel to get mine fixed at a reasonable rate. Thanks.
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Ginny S
Thanks will do as suggested. Printer was very expensive. New ones are less bulky and life span better
Ginny S which model of Dell printer is it? In case you didn't know, you can get a very good all-in-one wireless inkjet printer with automatic duplex printing for around £50.


Pamela Dade
in Burstall
Hi , I lost my phone a galaxy Samsung j3 I last had it at 11pm Christmas eve I was in the pinewood area acorn close & the car park by shepherds drive church it was in my bag I also went to ncp lay by area of car park for mass at st Pancras ... [ more ]


Steve R
in Mace Green
i am looking for someone to do a ironing service has I need ironing done on a regular bases please contact me on here please.

Merry Christmas

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Doorstep sellers in the area

Graham C
in Gainsborough
We've had a visit this evening from a young man claiming to be on a prison release programme. He showed a card with photo ID, saying his name was Cameron.  He had a large black bag on his back.   I politely told him I do not buy goods on the doorstep ... [ more ]
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Graham C
Sounds like the same one - first class grumbling! Prisons do not, of course, have post release schemes such as these. Have a peaceful Christmas.
Ipswich Ltd
Perhaps all prisoners get fitted with a muffler on release :D  It is very annoying that anyone has pretty much a right to come knock on your door. More concerning when it is someone released from prison (if that is indeed true or if not someone lying ... [ more ]

Stuck in Lidl car park due to traffic lights!

nutty nita
in Blacksmith's Corner
Now they've made it easier to get out of Suffolk Retail Park,it has made getting out of Lidl worse!Got trapped in their yesterday for over 20 minutes.Lights were only letting out about 3 cars,which couldn't go as traffic out of retail park were ... [ more ]
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The traffic may well get better if the range get the permission off the council to move near the old B&Q Whitehouse
Ipswich Ltd
I am not sure if Ipswich Borough Council would allow The Range an exemption of the Bulky-Goods requirement. Dunelm will have a similar issue.  It is a lot of lost business rates if the Suffolk Retail Park becomes vacant due to everyone relocating. ... [ more ]