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Sustainable Energy: Information & Discussion. Mon 7th 5.30pm

Charlie Z in Martlesham
We, Transition Woodbridge, are co-hosting an event on Monday 7th Sept, 5.30-7pm at East Green Energy,  26 Quayside, Woodbridge, IP12 1BH. We want to find out more about how renewable energy can benefit us. Please come and share experiences you may have ... [ more ]


Michael B in Boot Street
I have some dark green painted alloy garden furniture available for free: 5 chairs with arms, a bench seat and a 4ft round table. The paint is peeling here and there but the main problem is that the metal is brittle; I loaned the chairs to someone who ... [ more ]

Original Qigong workshop

Olya in Culpho
I would like to invite everyone to join a new qigong workshop in Ipswich on 26 September. The workshop will be about learning Wu Ji Qigong form which is also known as ‘The Original Qigong’ and ‘Tai Chi for Liberation’. It is an excellent exercise for ... [ more ]
Claire F
I'm interested, how much is the workshop, and are there follow on sessions. If so, would they be evenings/ weekends? Many thanks, Claire
Thank you, Claire. The cost is 60 pounds (20% off concessions), follow on sessions will be organised at evening times after the workshop. You are welcome to book your place in the workshop via booking link at Please ... [ more ]

Unfolding Enlightenment event Mind Body & Soul and Quality Crafts

Bealings Village Hall
Robina Hearle. ,Jeremy Hearle in Tuddenham
This is a chance to try some taster sessions of healing modalities , find some early quality Christmas present . All these people are local self employed artisans and alternative healing therapists . The charity on the door is for The Ipswich Night ... [ more ]
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Feedback wanted for potential business idea

Gregory G in Bromeswell
My partner and I are considering set up a business of hiring out vintage china (cups, saucers, plates, cake forks etc) to anyone wanting to host afternoon tea as part of a birthday party, wedding celebration or any other event for that matter. We would ... [ more ]
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Janette R
Like Carrie C, my daughter had an English tea party after her wedding breakfast four years ago.  We also scoured boot fairs & charity shops for them - which we still have in several large boxes!  The problem was the three tiered cake plates which at ... [ more ]
Yvonne T
I think it would be more viable if it was run alongside a little shop - which, I realise, is even more expense. On its own, you'd really need to have continuous bookings throughout the year to enable you to pay your business and personal overheads. ... [ more ]

Pop up pub in Bealings

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Foxhall Tip?Recycling

SMC in Boot Street
The layout at Foxhall Tip was changed several weeks ago and to me it seems to be total chaos.  I think the change in principal is good, but there is not enough space and its impossible to park within the slots without reversing a few times. As a ... [ more ]
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I think that the summer months must be the busiest time for us as we all have a tidy up, clear out or replacement of something and obviously more things and people make their way to the recycling centre👌the bins will get full more quickly but the sites ... [ more ]
Janet F
I agree with G G. I have seen lots of things in the bins that could have gone to charity shops or the furniture project!

Found in the woods

Christine S in Great Bealings
Hullo This teddy was found in the wood beside the Police HQ this morning. I was a bit wet so have been taken home to dry off. If you know who the owner is please pm me and I will tell you where it can be collected from.
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Paul C
If you go down to the woods today you're in for a big surprise. If you go down to the woods today you'll hardly believe your eyes. Poor Ted missed his picnic in the rain!!

Riverside Car Boots - Stratford St.Andrew

SMC in Boot Street
Does anyone know what happened to Riverside Car Boot Sales at Stratford St. Andrew ?  Are they still running?

Laptop\Desktop etc Recommendations Please

SMC in Boot Street
My laptop has just about expired and has managed to stagger on with XP Windows. Am now considering just where to purchase a new laptop or desktop and I understand Windows 10 is just about to be released (29th July). Any recommendations on where to ... [ more ]
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Eyyup E
If you have a computer with 8 on it  or windows 7 with service pack 1  but not enterprise version , you qualify for a free Windows 10 upgrade download which will be available for a year.
I am pleased to say that I have updated my laptop after a good 12 months of deliberation/procrastination !  Thanks everyone, for all your helpful advice. Windows 10 suits me fine and thanks also to DMonkeys who sourced a suitable laptop for my needs.  ... [ more ]

Gardener / handyman.

Alan G in Martlesham
Can anyone recommend a gardener/ handyman who could tidy up my garden, cut back a quite tall hedge , and remove rubbish . someone reliable and reasonably priced.Thanks.
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Teresa G
Many thanks to David for all his hard work today!  You did a great job, much appreciated.  Happy to recommend.

Community Litter pick - melton & Woodbridge

Charlie Z in Martlesham
Just to remind everyone that a week on Friday, 7th August, we will be doing another litter pick - we will be meeting at 10am outside McColls newsagent in Melton and at 2pm outside the cafe on Kingston Fields in Woodbridge (children can come to this one ... [ more ]
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Charlie Z
Thank you so much to everyone who turned out for Transition Woodbridge's Community Litter Pick! Once again it was great fun to meet like minded people and pick up lots of litter too. In total we picked 4 black sack fulls so well done everyone!

Can anybody recommend a bricklayer for Martlesham area

wesley in Boot Street
Hi Can anybody recommend a bricklayer for Martlesham area, I have a wall that needs rebuilding Thanks

Family Garden Party

Helen C in Little Bealings
Please join us on Sunday August 23rd from 2pm - 5pm for tea and games to raise funds for our local church rood repairs! Adults £5, children under 12 free!  Leawood House, Sandy Lane, Little Bealings, IP13 6LW. Please RSVP so we don't run out of scones! ... [ more ]

Patio pointer

Hailey B in Great Bealings
Hello, can anyone recommend someone local to playford who might be interested in re-pointing our patio please? The old grout is all dug out ready for the new stuff. Many thanks

Bowls for sale

Sue V in Beacon Hill
Two sets of Bowls for sale: Taylor Ace Size 2, 4 Bowls in a carrying case price  £50.00 Henslite Tiger 2, Size 3 heavy, 4 Bowls in a carrying case  price £50.00

shoe rack

Eric F in Rushmere Street
Can anybody recommend someone who could make a wooden shoe rack, similar to an open bookcase?

Hedge cutting

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Thomas H
Hi, I am a gardener and landscaper who can do jobs like this. I have lots of tools required for various jobs. Hope I can help you. Contact me on 07557518391, if you are still looking for someone.

70th Anniversary of the end of World War One ......Woodbridge

Sue V in Beacon Hill
The Royal British Legion is celebrating;        The end of WW1 and the Suffolk County Rally  on Kingston Park Woodbridge                      Saturday 18th July 2015 from 2pm until 8.30pm  The celebrations start at 2pm with The County Rally of ... [ more ]
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Peter T
I wondered this as VE day was in May and as you rightly state Laurence that VJ Day and the end of WW2 was in August. If we are to celebrate momentous occasions in our great nations history and remember the brave exploits of our then young men shouldn't ... [ more ]