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Tooks old Bakery site

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Came past there this morning digger on site grubbing the concrete slabs-- is this just a site clearance or have they started getting ready to build? anyone know whats going on-- any planning permission been applied for?-- very interesting--
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Cat Found Dead

Sarah L in Ipswich Town Centre
Just removed a Cat from the road which had been hit by a car. Knocked on a few doors and unfortunately nobody knows who's it is. A kind gentleman has put it in a box in his Garden and is taking it to the vets in the morning. Found at Powling Road, ... [ more ]

Urgent cat sitter needed

Rhiannon R in Great Blakenham
Hi, I'm going to a wedding this weekend, and will be away Friday and Saturday evening. I thought I had someone to look after my cats whilst I was away but that's fallen through, so I was just wondering if anyone on here was or knew a good cat sitter ... [ more ]
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Rhiannon R
Hi both, terribly sorry for the late response- I've been backwards and forwards trying to sort things out and it's taken a while to sort it all out! Thank you both for your very kind offers, my parents have taken them for the weekend in the end, but I ... [ more ]

FOCUS: Contemplative Meditation Free Open Taster Session

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La Tour Cycle Cafe, Tower House, 17 Tower Street, Ipswich, IP1 3BE
Timothy Yau in Whitton
Contemplative Meditation FREE Open Taster Session Exhausted? Overloaded? Stressed? Stop, be still, and learn to be present in the moment. If you're in or around Ipswich and you know someone who might be into trying something new, bring them along ... [ more ]

Security System

Watchfull in Castle Hill
My old security cam has gone kerput its the old VHF system-- can any one help me to obtain new HD system working on harddrive-- get the parts/ etc and instal for me-- I will willing pay for parts in advance and come to an agreement for who ever do the ... [ more ]

Painter & Decorator

Arthur C in Darmsden
I'm looking for a reasonable local Painter Decorator, start with one bedroom, as time goes on the whole flat will need doing. Any recommendations please


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Gary B
Earning a little extra doing a few hours a week as a gardener is probably ok at £10 per hour. If looking to become a full time self employed gardener then I see a number of issues with that rate. I am not in that trade but Joanna A is right about the ... [ more ]

Ipswich Northern fringe 1100 houses

Not K in Henley
Just in case you are not aware an outline planning application has now been submitted for 1100 houses to the north of the Railway line and east of the Henley road. I understand that all the traffic from this development will use the Henley Road This ... [ more ]
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Continuation NBP

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Streetlife have closed our NBP debate down which is their policy to do so after six mouths-- and I think we ought to thank Streetlife for allowing us to run for that length of time-- should we keep this continuation going at least until we get the ... [ more ]
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COR  Derick L that was some smack on the wrist-- any thing I may say in this post you can check back on by using the link to the first part of the debate that Martin C has provided on here-- if memory serves me right Richard G was one of the first to ... [ more ]
Susan H On the-- That Hum topic-- this lady said her house is surrounded by fields I can appreciate her feelings but is this why she is so against the Northern fringe big build and our NBP request--


Sally M
AP builders . 01473 725660 done several jobs for me. Not necessarily the cheapest but very good at detail and finish


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Wedding venues near bramford

Mike W in Claydon
Hi I was wondering if people could help with recommendations for wedding venues near bramford. We are looking for somewhere with a fairly big outdoor area as well and to be able to hold around 200 to 250 people. Any ideas or recommendations would be ... [ more ]
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A14 Road Noise

Not K in Henley
Does anyone else think that the road noise from the A14 is getting worse, or is it that with summer amd windows open it is just more apparent?
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Susan H
Very dependent on wind strength and direction where we are (if it is very windy, all we hear is wind!) but being to the East of the road and the prevailing wind from the West, we can often hear it, although we are a couple of miles away. Some evenings ... [ more ]

Hail stones

Val S in Sproughton
We had a really heavy hailstorm in Castle Hill last night and the stones broke the roof of our conservatory in many places. Did anyone else get damage?
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That's really interesting, Andrew H. and fascinating. I'm in IP1 and we had nothing. (Sadly my ability to use compass directions is truly limited hence the post code.)

Lost Dog

Carol C in Upper Street
My neighbour has lost her Golden Labrador this afternoon from Gt. Blakenham, has anyone seen this dog.

ipswich hosptill

Jim G in Common, The
hi i was just wondering if any body knows if the physiotherapist department is closing down in september
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Kerry O
I work for the Health & Social Care Watchdog and we work very closely with the Hospital and I have had no information about this. What makes you think it is closing?

IHi , please pass on that during the summer holidays we will open on Thursday & Friday lunchtime 12.00 to 2.00pm please come & su

Paresh P in Claydon
Hi , please pass on that during the summer holidays we will open on Thursday & Friday lunchtime 12.00 to 2.00pm please come & suppott us.

Trying to find Trixie

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Some while ago I was trying to find an old friend named Trixie-- there was a kind lady on here that tried to help me I dont remember your name-- at that time Trixie was about to move house-- she has now been in touch-- was it YOU who tried to help? if ... [ more ]
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No Andrew not stupid I use to have problems with-- LOL-- TLC-- and a lot more so I invented SOH-- yer your right CW means Country and Western-- cant stick this Line Dancing stuff-- that's not CW-- we have another name for that it's known as SK-- SOH

carpet fitting

Arthur C in Darmsden
I have today received a carpet for my living room, although its mainly I place i need some help with getting it completed. Can anyone help or recommend anyone that can help please I'm in Great Blakenham & not got a lot of spare cash at moment. ... [ more ]

Lost sandal

Beryl B in Claydon
A right foot Gola mans sandal has gone missing overnight from outside our back door, something seems to have run off with it Have you found it please.
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Beryl B
It makes me want to sit in the garden all night just to see him. We did leave the left one out for him but he ignored it, he seems to have a liking for right foot wear ha ha
Susan P
Ha, I also left the remaining trainer outside for quite a few nights to see if it went 'walkabout' but it was ignored. Fussy fox also doesn't seem to like my 'backdoor' shoes that are usually left on the back door step.....

Jumble Sale

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Claydon / Barham Village Hall

Set up web link?

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Our debate Northern Bypass for Ipswich is now closed-- do any one know how I can set up a webb link for reference purpose only-- I have no idea myself-- thanks

Is this your cat?

Wendy P in Whitton
This pretty grey cat has been roaming around Bennett Rd for the past 10 days or so. She is not chipped, no collar but a very loud voice especially at 04.30!!!. Does anyone recognise her?
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Jim G in Common, The
hi does any body know of a good cheep person who can take up a pair of trousers for me thanks
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Jean G
Richard g i have bought wonder web to turn trousers up it doesn.t work as soon as u wash them it disssintergates
Arthur C
There's a Hole on some of my jeans front pockets, anyone in claydon or gt blakenham that can do a decent repair please, must be local as I do not have transport. Thank you.

Claydon Fish and Chip Shop

Cathy S in Claydon
We are looking for two new members to join our team at this busy Fish and Chip Shop, We would like one person over 18 year old and one under 18 but over 16 - hours vary - no experience needed as training is given - if interested please contact Paresh ... [ more ]