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Garage recommendation

in Greenwich
Can anyone recommend a garage in Ipswich that will service and MOT our car at a reasonable price? Thanking you..
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Jacqueline S
Landspeed....opposite holiday Inn at Copdock (so very near you). It's large and behind the Proveeda garage. Very straightforward and profession. Average prices I think.

Next Death Cafe and keeping in contact

Liz O
in Gainsborough
The next Death Cafe will be held on Thursday March 16th, 2pm, at the Cycle Cafe in Tower Street. With the closure of Streetlife and move to Nextdoor we don't want to "lose" anyone who has or would like to attend the Death Cafe. If you would like to ... [ more ]
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Charlotte B
You sound like a friendly group but unfortunately I'm at work in the afternoon when you meet. When I saw an evening meeting advertised on the cafe Facebook page I thought you also did an evening meetings.

Someone to wash van

Anna D
in Rose Hill
Hi, would anyone be interested in washing my transit van once a month for £10? Someone still at school maybe? Rosehill Road area.
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found rabbit

Chrissie M in Gainsborough
White rabbit found in our back garden, rabbit is safe but really would like to re unite her with her owners.

Electrician recommendations

Beth T
in Gainsborough
Hi All, can anyone recommend a good, reliable and reasonable electrician in the Ipswich area. Thanks Beth
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Good quality carpet needs a good home

in Broke Hall
I've been gifted a large amount of very good quality deep pile carpet, far more than I need for the job. One of the off-cuts is small room size  10' x 10+' -  box room or child's bedroom. It's a kind of silvery - green colour.  It's such good quality ... [ more ]

Tree surgeon

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Carpet fitter required

in Broke Hall
Hi Are there any carpet fitters on SL? I have a stair carpet to lay. Nothing complicated at all. One small turn at the bottom of the stairs.
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Kyle S
I'd highly recommend Suffolk Carpet Weavers in Martlesham. Used them for most of our house over the last couple of years.


John W inactive in Westbourne
Like being outdoors, want some exercise but don’t want to go to the gym, like to have a go at growing your own, don’t mind a bit of hard word? Then why not take on an allotment? Email for further details if you’re ... [ more ]
Jean A
We also have some vacant plots at Castle Hill Allotments.   We are also working on setting up a community plot which will be for people who don't want a full allotment but would like to grow a few vegetables   For our community plot, there will be ... [ more ]

What's happening near Stoke Bridge?

Graham C
in Gainsborough
Anyone know what's happening in the closed car park at the Stoke Bridge end of the Waterfront? The site has been sold and now they're digging big holes! I must have missed a notice somewhere... hope it's something exciting 😉
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Ipswich Ltd
Archaeological. It is a requirement before they can build on the land. A lot was found rather close many years back including when they did the Star Lane gyratory.

Illegal Parking in Arras Sqaure

Martin C
in Priory Heath
Everytime I walk through St Stephens Lane/Arras Square now there seem to be more and more cars parked there. Its got a lot worse since BHS closed.  I assume they are all parked illegally but why is no one enforcing the restriction here? And if there ... [ more ]
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Hummm. Something is not right here. SCC say the restrictions can be legally enforced from the 3rd, and IBC are isduing tickets on the 2nd! Maybe just a dry run.... :-)

Plumber Recommendation?

Martin H
in Ipswich Town Centre
We need to find a good plumber please to sort out some problems with our system. A local firm fitted a new bath, shower and basins etc and our water pressure has been absolutely rubbish ever since. They fitted a Salamandar pump but that's just packed ... [ more ]
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Martin H
Hello Andy, not sure what I did wrong but I thought I'd sent a private message yesterday lol. I will text you my landline number instead. Many thanks
Lewis L
I use Cleanup Services for plumbing and electrical work because I like the convenience of being able to book an appointment online.

Bulk bag.

Mark O in Priory Heath
Hi all streetlifers hope all is well are any of you or knows someone who is having building work done if you or they have any bulk bags that you or anyone wanna get rid of please can you let me know please. Thanks

hard core/concrete

Man (or Woman!) With A Van needed

in Broke Hall
Does anyone know of someone with access to a van in the Ipswich area, please? It's not a huge job and no lifting required (we can do that part!). I've been given several off-cuts of new carpet to re-cover our stairs and spare room but we've only a ... [ more ]
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Get 4 Carpets Cleaned for £69

East Anglia Carpet Cleaning
in East Anglia Carpet Cleaning
CLICK HERE TO VISIT WEBSITE Yes it’s correct! Any 4 rooms for just £69.00. We deep vacuum, pre-spray the carpets, treat stains, rotary shampoo (for a deep down clean) and finally extract with our high powered carpet steam cleaner. Result – clean ... [ more ]

Rogue fish sellers

Lesley F
in Gainsborough
I had an alert from Suffolk Police to warn of rogue fish sellers in the area and to report any information to Suffolk Trading Standards via a national phone number run by Citizens Advice. (Suffolk TS seemed far removed from this reporting process. ... [ more ]
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Sara J
There is Fishmonger who I've seen regularly on Broke Hall in a small white van. I don't think he cold calls though, he seems to have his regulars.

Laptop repair

Joan L in Greenwich
Can anyone recommend a reliable person to sort out my laptop before I throw it out of the window please. Since upgrading to Windows 10 it's not been right.
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Although Windows 10 is not everyone's cup of tea, there are ways to make it work better. Come and speak to one of our local IT experts for free at Suffolk AgeUK Ipswich Help Centre (in Town Centre, opposite Sainsbury's) to get some some impartial ... [ more ]
Nothing wrong with Windows 10... you just need to read, search, and the set it up the way you want too.. Mine works just like Windows 7.. but its faster, and more secure. Just stick with it... it,s the best operation system.