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Dog sitter needed.

Alan G in Martlesham
dose anyone know of someone who does dog sitting in my home. I need someone to occasionally dog sit my greyhound for a few hours .

Learn to Nordic Walk

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Melton Playing Fields
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Yet more boxes

Malcolm O in Broom Hill
I have 5 cartons sized 40x30x36 cms (or 16x12x14 ins in old money). Used once only for wine delivery so in good order. Shame just to tip them. Woodbridge 382877

Dog Excrement on Footpath across Martlesham (Black Tiles to Tesco's)

Keith C in Great Bealings
I regularly use the path across the heath from Black Tiles to Tesco's, but I am becoming increasingly concerned but the number of 'deposits' left on the footpath by dogs.  I do not like using this media for complaining but how can the obvious dog ... [ more ]

Melton hill council offices site

Jess H in Bredfield
Does anyone have any up to date information about what is happening about the plans for the development of this site? Seems to be a resounding silence since the public meeting in April.
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Geof B
The site lies partly in Woodbridge and partly in Melton. Both Woodbridge Town Council and Melton Parish Council should be sent details by SCDC and both should make their local communities aware of when they will be considering their responses to SCDC. ... [ more ]
Allan C inactive
My concern for the parish with the impending move by SCDC to its new offices opposite the station is where are the staff going to park ? The new location parking appears somewhat smaller and on street parking by displaced staff near and around this ... [ more ]

Puppy Classes - Martlesham Starts 29th September

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Martlesham Village Hall
Top Street Dog Training in Top Street Dog Training
Top Street Dog Training's next 6 week puppy class has a couple of spaces left !! Our aim is to get your puppy to pay attention to you and give you the foundation of a good recall. We will cover many other topics including manners, eg. jumping up, ... [ more ]

Window handle

Carrie A in Martlesham
I am looking for someone who can replace and fit my non locking metal handle on a UPVC hinged small bathroom window please.I live in Woodbridge
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Mills Grammar School Reunion

Veronica S in Grundisburgh
Any ladies out there who are approaching their 60th birthday and were in the 1968-1973/75 class of Mills Grammar School, Framlingham?  We have planned a reunion so please get in touch with me for further details.
Informant
Class of 2006 had a reunion recently which the school didn't really publicise. If you contact the school (Thomas Mills) and ask them if they would mention this in a staff briefing (5 min gathering Mon, Wed, Fri mornings), news will propagate more ... [ more ]

Free pest control advice

Kim S in Grundisburgh
If you need any FREE advice on Pests and the problems they cause then please ring 01473 735168 and speak to one of our Wildlife management team. Anything from Fleas to Wasps, Mice & Rats to Moles ,Rabbits and more. There are now new laws on the ... [ more ]

Gas fire disconnection

Christina B in Great Bealings
Hi, we're looking for someone who can disconnect a gas fire without charging exorbitant call-out charge. We think we could probably do it ourselves but 'Google' says it should be done by a 'competent person'. Thanks in advance!
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David R
Illegal? Depends on how it has been installed. If it has an isolator tap (as it should) then you can turn the tap off and disconnect the compression joint on the gas fire side. You need to make sure the gas tap can't be turned on again, of course ... [ more ]

Fruit Tree Harvesting - help needed!

Charlie Z in Martlesham
Hello all! We have run a Fruit Tree Harvesting project with Transition Woodbridge for 3 years now - http://transitionwoodbridge.onesuffolk.net/projects/community-fruit-tree-harvest/#Community . We collect unwanted fruit and make sure it ends up with ... [ more ]

Gardening

Jess H in Bredfield
Can anyone recommend a real gardener? One who knows about plants and how to prune and when and who can give sound advice?
Pat G
Hello Jess, I am an RHS qualified gardener and work with my clients to advise them on plant care, choice and redisign of beds as well as pruning and general garden maintenance. References available- please feel free to contact me for an informal chat ... [ more ]

Bank Holiday

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New Learn to nordic walk classes

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Robert W
Suffolkstriders Nordic Walking Group are running a first lesson on Tuesday evening 23/8/16 for those that missed the start of this session. Contact Lesley  07967653217

Sky fibre broadband

bunnykins in Great Bealings
I am thinking of cancelling my BT broadband and going over to Sky. Does anyone in the Kesgrave area use Sky fibre broadband? I just want to check it is as good as they say it is ?! Thanks.
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Iain W
I would have thought that performance poor enough to warrant escallation within BT and Ofcom.  If rain stops service there is most likely water in a joint and BT should fix it (assuming it is within their wiring rather than within your house).
Jeff W
I report it, they fix it. Openreach will not replace a certain cable across the A12 because it is too expensive and not cost effective. They lay underground cables less than a metre from the surface which allows the farmer to cutsthrough them. ... [ more ]

Water Pump - For Use From Water Butt and Outside Tap

SMC in Boot Street
Am thinking of buying a water pump to use from an outside tap or from the water butt. Do any streetlifers have experience/recommendations of these/any particular brand/costs. Would I need any extras fittings as well as a pump? Look forward to replies. ... [ more ]
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SMC
Thanks to all for the recommendations. Definitely a pump for the water butt only, especially after Tom W's advice. Have a smallish garden on two levels.The higher level accessed by a metal staircase. A water pump from the butt will solve the problem, ... [ more ]
Richard G
You cannot draw water off the main any faster than its delivery pressure anyway. We replaced our water main recently with a larger bore pipe from the meter , it is about twice the diameter of the old lead pipe , the pressure did not in rease much tbh ... [ more ]

WANTED - Greenhouse builder

Pam T in Boot Street
Hi I am having 3 secondhand greenhouses delivered and need help putting them up. Anyone interested in a few hours work please and how much? Pam

Escaped cockatiel

Pam T in Boot Street
Hi all One of my newly fledged cockatiels has escaped. I keep hearing it calling and parents responding, but so far it hasn't come back to the aviary. It is grey and yellow. If spotted please call me on 07880 713540. Thanks Pam

Chiropractor or osteopath

Lynne D in Little Bealings
My chiropractor is away and I don't want to see someone else without a recommendation... Can anyone help me with one? Thanks!
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Karin H
I have had excellent treatment for a frozen shoulder from a new cruise chiropractor in Wickham Market. Richard Antony is young and practiced in the latest techniques and it worked well for me. He helped by concentrating on releasing tight muscles as ... [ more ]
Charmian B
I would totally recommend osteopath Jacki Wright working from Grundisburgh Road in Woodbridge - she is superb and has kept my back ticking over for several years with maintenance and emergency appointments but it always works !!!

Newspapers

Margaret G in Great Bealings
Does anyone need newspapers, I have been collecting them, but not needed now, I think there was a lady here wanting newspapers for chickens, a while ago, or maybe use for pets. Call me on 07769815046 Thanks
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Yoga or Pilates classes

Janet B
There is a Yoga class on Thursday evenings in Martlesham Heath Pavilion. Beginners class 6-7.15 pm and intermediate/advanced class 7.30-8.45 pm. Currently the class is on summer break and resumes at the begining of September. The teacher is Manon ... [ more ]

Yoga/ pilates

Beki R
Manon Palmieri teaches in Martlesham and Kesgrave, she is a fantastic yoga teacher 07773456078. She will be on summer break now but will start again in September

APPLES

Pam T in Boot Street
Hi all Am getting an apple press.. If anyone is interested in 1000's litres of apple juice or has 1000's apples to juice please let me know. I'm hoping to have an afternoon of pressing if I can get 6 or more people interested. Save plastic bottles for ... [ more ]

dog washing

Rita M
I can recommend Dial A Dog Wash they are on Bixley Road. They come to your house and wash and trim your dog in their van. My son and my neighbour both use them and are more then happy.

Childs bike

Ann K in Boot Street
There has been a child's bike laying in school houses for a week no I'm sure some child must be missing it. RALEIGH STAR PURPLE I have taken it into my garden before someone takes it away do hope this will help to find the owner I'm sure there ... [ more ]