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Local Conversations in Boot Street

Julie G
Hi Wesley. We have quite a few goldfish in our pond that we were going to sell for a £1 each. They are quite large fish so you are welcome to have them instead.

Strawberry Fayre & Table Top Sale

Clubs & Groups in Woodbridge

Ann A
'Strawberry Fayre & Table Top Sale' Saturday May 30th 2.00pm at Waldringfield Village Hall , IP12 4QP In aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance & St Elizabeth Hospice. Admission 25p Cream Tea with strawberries £3.00 There will be stalls ... [ more ]


Local Conversations in Boot Street

Sarah F
Hi Wesley, try Cats Protection (either the Ipswich branch or my own local Framlingham and Saxmundham branch - please phone Gillian or Miranda on 01728-723499), the RSPCA at Martlesham Heath or the Blue Cross which I believe still exists in Felixstowe. ... [ more ]

Sunset Boulevard at the Ipswich Regent!

Local Conversations in Martlesham

If anybody is interested, I'm taking part within Ipswich Operatic & Dramatic Society's production of Sunset Boulevard this week at the Ipswich Regent Theatre! Shows start tonight & run until Saturday where there is a matinee & evening ... [ more ]

grass cutter required

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Denise P
Can anyone recommend someone to cut my mother in laws grass on a regular basis for a reasonable price, she lives in martlesham.
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Lost & Found in Martlesham

Brigid B
I am in Woodbridge , just off Seckford street. I have just discovered a hive of bees crammed into Bird box on the fence. Is there a bee keeper nearby who could advise me what to do or maybe someone able to take them?
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Jackie N
Hi. As a local bee keeper we keep being called out to these bees.they are likely to be tree bumblebees. They are new to the country and nest in bird boxes . Not a problem on the continent as they do not put up bird boxes but may cause you a problem if ... [ more ]
Brigid B
I no authority but these look like honey bees to me, certainly not bumble bees. Thank you to everyone for your advice I will try to find a local bee keeper or contact Suffolk Wildlife.


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Shona H
Can anyone recommend a reliable handyman who could do things like mend a fence or lay a couple of paving slabs for a reasonable price? Would be very grateful to hear of anyone.
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Carpenter / odd jobs

Recommendations in Great Bealings

Clare F
Can anyone recommend a carpenter who would be willing to put up shelves and a few other "odd jobs" for my Mum who has just moved to Woodbridge / Melton?

Baby Play Pen

Give, Lend & Borrow in Culpho

Sarah R
Hi there, Does anyone have a baby play pen? If so we'd be very interested as our 7.5 month old is on the go! Thanks! Sarah

Velux roof window

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Sue V
Can anyone recommend a company/person that could help me repair the Blind in a velux roof window. Thank you in anticipation.

Drawer knobs spindles need shortening...

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Carol L
Hello. I have some ceramic drawer knobs I bought for my upcycled sideboard. Annoyingly, the spindles are too long and stick out too much once in place. The instructions say to cut away the unwanted part using a small hacksaw and smooth off with a metal ... [ more ]
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Car Tyre Pressures

Recommendations in Great Bealings

Sue C
Where is the best garage Kesgrave/Martlesham areas - to check tyres ? I have lost confidence in some garages in the area for accurate readings. Thanks.
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I don't trust the gauges on the inflators and have a metal one too that reads different and I believe more reliably from the way the car handles

Afternoon Tea at Seckford Hall

Classifieds in Beacon Hill

Seckford Hall Hotel
Come and enjoy one of our special Afternoon Teas in our colourful gardens in the amazing sunshine or newly refurbished beautiful Garden Room looking out on our beautiful gardens if the weather’s not so hot. Mention “STREETLIFE DAFFODILS" when making the ... [ more ]
Seckford Hall Hotel
To all our local friends and neighbours, We'd love to welcome you to enjoy our newly refurbished Seckford Hall.  How about a spot of lunch in our garden? Latest additions to our menu are: fresh asparagus, dried ham and Hollandaise or simply Heritage ... [ more ]

Woodbridge Litter picking

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham

Charlie Z
Following on from a post on here previously, Transition Woodbridge are organising a day of litter picking to publicise Earth Day on 22nd April. We will be meeting at: 9.15am outside Kyson School main entrance, 2.30pm outside ... [ more ]
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Carol and David
Hi, Keith, so glad you enjoyed helping with the litter picking. I thought Houchells Meadow, nearby open space and the surrounding pathways looked really good after our effort. Didn't see you to thank you when we'd done, but thank you and everyone else ... [ more ]
John H
Would be interested in helping out with the next litter pick. Anything to keep the place clean

Matthew Percy

Local Conversations in Great Bealings

APR 22
How very very sad to hear of the passing of such a young man. I didn't know Matthew personally but he was a regular friendly and helpful contributor to Streetlife and a valued member of the Kesgrave Town Council. I pray his family and friends receive ... [ more ]
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Stephanie F
Matthew was a kind and caring young man and a bright light has now been extinguished. He was about to serve on Kesgrave Town Council for the first time. And he had been re-elected as a Martlesham Parish Councillor as well.such a tragic waste of a ... [ more ]

creaky floors

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Eric F
Can anybody recommend a creaky floor fixer? It's a curse of new-build and is owing to cheapskate building companies using nails instead of screws on the planking.
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Ian T
There are lots of reasons for creaky floorboatds. Some are very easy to rectify others less so! If you decide to go down the drill and screw route then take the board up first to check for cables and pipes.If you don't fancy that then as and when you ... [ more ]
Eric F
Re the creaky floor: Thank you everybody for your helpful comments. I'm thinking of going with the butter solution. But salted or unsalted, or simply the BEST? Seriously, I think I've found the right person for the job - I shall let you know how things ... [ more ]

lawn mower repair/service wanted

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Jerry S
Where can we get our lawnmower serviced quickly? everywhere we have contacted are saying 4-6 weeks, grass will be a foot high by then!. We know it's the start of the season and yes we should have thought about this earlier but here we are so anyone got ... [ more ]