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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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Watchfull
Hello Matt at SCC have they not finnish yacking yet or are they to occupied drinking coffee -- Have you managed to find out how the talks are going -- should be done and dusted by now -- and how us and the public will be told -- if at all!    cheers I ... [ more ]

Barham Housing (or the politics of persuasion)

Not K in Henley
I cannot be alone in thinking that I am being manipulated, and I have two options; one to just ignore the situation and blame the system or I can have an uphill battle and try to do something about it. We have a housing development process that ... [ more ]
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Not K
Apparently this is the last week for our comments back to the developer on the "Concept Plans" the contact address is via email info@pigeon.co.uk Does anyone know if the Parish Council are supportive of the concept? things have been very quite in the ... [ more ]
Anna
Not K - according to the local website the next Barham Parish Council meeting is on 3rd October at 7 pm at Claydon & Barham Village Hall. Both Barham and Claydon & Whitton Parish Councils have been consulted by Pigeon several times and out ... [ more ]

Any truth in it?

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Rumours are flying about that the Co-oP Meredith road is closing down-- although the staff know nothing about it-- these rumours are even floating down to them-- anyone know anything?
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Watchfull
As you say Ipswich Entrepreneur the TUPE  is in place so the Coop employees should be alright -- I certainly hope so -- some have got a lot of service in --

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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Not K
Whilst not directly related it appears that the planning application number 14/00638 which is part of the proposed northern fringe development, but relating to land SOUTH of the railway line now has an extended deadline of February 2017. See comments ... [ more ]
Watchfull
Not K  I wonder just what are they playing at -- some kind of delaying tactics because they know that they wont get away with it -- not without a good infrastructure in place -- the NBP for instance?

Old Cattle Market Disabled Toilet

Anna in Whitton
I understand Suffolk County Council is responsible for this toilet. Yesterday there was no toilet paper, no soap and no hand towels in there. The towels bin was full of used paper. Please can this WC be restocked and cleaned more regularly.
Anna
Suffolk County Council - please could you respond to my concern about the toilet in the Old Cattle Market Ipswich.

Missing cat in Great Blakenham

Rhiannon R in Great Blakenham
Hi all, My gorgeous cat has been missing since last night from the Blakenham Fields development. He is white with black patches and a black tail, quite distinctive colouring. He is microchipped. He is quite shy, but the most adorable, caring and ... [ more ]
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ipswich star

Roz B in Claydon
The ipswich star has gone to 75pence now it a lot of money now it is much in 
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Roz B
I buy the ipswich star sometime but look at few days ago it is get better now also alot of different things and more in it to find the wild pigs still going soon be gone more wild pigs
Brian P
The Star works on the principle of 'never mind the quality of the prose look at the size of the pictures'

Focus Meditation: Together Searching for the Divine

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La Tour Cycle Cafe Tower House, 17, Tower Street, Ipswich, IP1 2PP
Timothy Yau in Whitton
FOCUS: Contemplative Meditation This term we'll be exploring the attributes of the Divine. DAY: Thursdays DATES: Sept. 15th, 22nd, 29th; Oct. 6th, 13th, 20th TIME: 7.30pm - 8.30pm COST: Donation towards room hire TEL: 07964 078330 EMAIL: ... [ more ]

Footway from Ashcroft Road to Dales Road

Bob F in Common, The
Why is it that a combined footway and cycle way is now being used regularly by cars and a resident of Ashcroft Lane? Is there not garages provided for Ashcroft Lane houses ,and also proper vehicular access to the allotments from Larchcroft Road . If ... [ more ]
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David R
You have answered my question Diane C. I think this one has run it's course. Happy digging.

Washing machine

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Electrician

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Tracy T
My partner , Joe is fully qualified thirty years in business , free estimates fixed quote be happy help 07725761522 ,

bins

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Theresa H
I thought that our bins were collected on Tuesdays usually but the last few weeks the collection has been on Wednesdays. I am confused really!

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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Marie S
It will be great to see some affordable housing on the site, and I think the old B&Q place should be turned into a lovely leisure centre, or perhaps a holiday inn, this end of town could use either, and it would provide some great job ... [ more ]
Susan H
We just seem to see everything closing down this side of town. But I agree, I'd like to see council housing, I think there is a desperate need for it.

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 ]
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Sarah L
Maybe it's worth ringing Felixstowe Road vets. I would be surprised if it was your cat being that far away but it's worth a try. Hope you find out where yours is!

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

gardener

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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 ]

Builder

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

FLAT PACK

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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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Interested
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.)