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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 ]

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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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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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 !!!


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


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 ]

Fast Broadband !

Michael L in Playford
I live in Little Bealings. Our connection is still via telephone line, which makes me so angry to see the green boxes up at the top road [ which is still in Little Bealings ) The boxes say Fibre Broadband is here, not for me it isn't. Open reach B.T ... [ more ]
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Samantha R
How I would love to be able to stream TV and Film...sadly not able to due to crap Internet, gaming is also non existent. I only have one phone socket, BT have changed my router over 6 times already as everytime I have complained I get sent a new one!! ... [ more ]
Michael L
Thank you for all your help.  Malcolm O made very informed comments. My ISP Virgin Media would no longer support me as I did not have fibre this after some 6 yours with them. I was passed to TalkTalk although I did have the option to go to any other ... [ more ]


Teresa in Playford
I know this is a bit un-pc, and sorry if i offend anybody, but does anyone know if there are Gypsies around the area. I have spotted the same white van coming out of 3 different tracks in Little Bealings and Hall Road today. The first time i saw it ... [ more ]
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Hi Brigid, We have today been told by police that we are not allowed to block the track with our car because it is a fire exit for the farm buildings. (The buildings are empty and falling down but i suppose they could still catch fire) So I also am ... [ more ]
Brigid B
What a world we live in! Make sure you stay alert, secure anything that is movable. Not a lot more one can do. Good luck.

Free - caulking gun and silicone

John-and A in Martlesham
Free to a good home - Brand new - bought in error Roughneck 280mm 11" Skelton Caulking Gun plus Bostik Evostik Multi purpose Silicone cartridge Brown that fits the gun

Escaped Dog

Pam T in Boot Street
My elderly neighbour who lives at High Purvy, Martlesham Road, re-homed Melony a grey brindle whippet aged 8. She came home on Sunday, but has escaped by opening a downstairs window, overnight last night - Tuesday. Please contact me by text to 07880 ... [ more ]
Hi, has this dog been found yet...if not could you put it on DogLost group and they're really helpful Jeanette🐾

new boiler recomendation and local installers

ks in Beacon Hill
My boiler has packed up, insurance cant repair as beyond eco repair (its a 12 yr old keston c25) any recommendations of good efficency boilers and installers who can do all job (intall + electric) i have a tank on 1st floor that stores water in the ... [ more ]
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Alan H
Try my sons firm they are very efficient with over 40 years experience with fantastic feedback. Ring Southgate and Cullam on 07595793197 and mention my name and get a good deal.
update on this my boiler insurer replaced the burner and a rubber pipe which just sits over boiler, it is running again i have some time now to get quotes and get the work done.

Bring and Buy Cake and Coffee morning

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12 Fynn Road, Woodbridge IP12 4LS
Sue V in Beacon Hill
We are holding a "Bring and buy cake and coffee morning " in aid of dementia research. Please come along and support this very worthy cause. See you on Saturday