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CRESS Community Christmas Market and Cafe

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CRESS Pavilion Halifax Road, Ipswich, IP2 8RE
ActivGardens in Ipswich Town Centre
CRESS Market promises a green Christmas! The CRESS pavilion will open its doors for its first Christmas market since its launch in March. The popular market will be its biggest yet with new stallholders selling vegan cakes and a whole array of ... [ more ]

ActivSheds- Men's Shed at the People's Community Garden

ActivGardens in Ipswich Town Centre
Feel healthier, learn new skills, make friends and Get more involved in your community! The People’s Community Garden will be opening its shed doors for a new ActivSheds group and we are looking for members of the community who would like to share or ... [ more ]
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Garry S That sounds great, any help will be much appreciated. I will be in touch and we can sort something out. And if anyone else wants to get involved let me know.. there will be tea and biscuits!
Just to remind anyone who is interested our first ActivSheds Meeting is this Friday 27th at 10am at the Halifax Pavilion. Why not come along and find out what it's all about? There will definitely be tea, coffee and biscuits anyway! The address is ... [ more ]

Advice please

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Linda K
If you choose not to hold on to old deeds, contact the Suffolk Record Office to see if they would like them, especially if property is very old.

Wind fall apples

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Myers Rum

Steve S in Greenwich
This is rather a strange question but does anyone know of anywhere in Ipswich that stock MYERS RUM ...
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Christopher R
No mate but I've known the boss a long time and if they can,t get it there's something wrong enjoy your drink the drink is to savour not to be drunk all at once lol

40th Anniversary Orwell Walk, Cycle and Run

Starting at Gainsborough Sports Centre, Braziers Wood Rd, Ipswich
Jo B in Ipswich Town Centre
Organised ny the Rotary Club of Ipswich East, this is a great day out for all the family - you can walk, run or cycle as many or as few miles as you wish whilst raising money through sponsorship for the charity of your choice. This is the only major ... [ more ]
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Frances S
Have taken part for the last few years and completed the whole 25 miles for the first time this year! An enjoyable route on shore, through woods and across fields with a great sense of achievement at the finish line knowing that you helped your chosen ... [ more ]
Tina B
Take part every year and love it - such a great feeling at the end of 25 miles - warning - it may become addictive!

Onsie/Pyjamas Disco

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The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close, Whitehouse
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Leavenheath in Wherstead
I have a printer sitting in my room, Kodak ESP3250, it was my daughters, but when she changed to a new computer she couldn't get it to work again. She has at last said i can get rid of it, so if any one is interested in trying to get it going or for ... [ more ]

Gas oven installer

Lynne M in Stoke
Please can anyone help my mother is 89yrs old and on Tuesday her oven broke she is having a new one delivered Saturday and needs someone to install it for her ASAP after delivery the problem is being a weekend not many engineers will come out without a ... [ more ]
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Lynne M
Thank you for all your recommendations my mum has now had her oven installed

GP+ Extended GP Access Pilot

Jo B in Ipswich Town Centre
Is this Ipswich's best kept secret? Available at Riverside Clinic, patients are able to book appointments outside of normal surgery hours ie evenings and weekends. It is not solely for out of hours emergencies as previously was the case at Riverside, ... [ more ]
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Sandy Martin
Riverside is run by Allied Health Professionals Suffolk, which is a Community Interest Company (ie NOT for profit) working directly for and with the NHS.  I do think there is something unnecessarily complicated about the relationships between parts of ... [ more ]

Royal Memorabilia related to the queen wanted for a local charity for fundraising

Garry S in Ipswich Town Centre
Hello, a local Rural Charity The Rural Coffee Caravan is looking for people to donate any royal memorabilia relating to the queen that they have and don't want, for exhibiting at fun royal cream teas that they will be ... [ more ]


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support Worker nreded

The Meeting Place Centre in Ipswich Town Centre
Wot's up provider of support for people with disabilities are looking for enthusiastic supportworker, flexible hours must be keen genuine and reliable. Contact Mags on 07985638026 or 01473 745470 or email me on Also any ... [ more ]

Christmas Gift and Craft Fayre TODAY

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Greshams Tuddenham Road Ipswich
D G in Stoke
Lots of lovely items many Handmade Free Entry and Parking  IAO EACH Over 40 Stalls

Important road closure information about Ransomes Way and the Sainsbury’s roundabout, Ipswich

Suffolk County Council in Felixstowe Ferry
Hi everyone, thought I would share these road closure notices with you, hopefully they will help you and your families avoid getting caught up in them. Road Closure 1 Date: Monday 26th October 2015 to Friday 30th October 2015 Time: 8.30pm to ... [ more ]
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Alex G
Sadly those "fat cats" who feel that they have the answers do not always consider the consequences. Witness the frightful mess made of traffic flow, since removal of a self regulating roundabout and installation of more traffic lights. Consequence: the ... [ more ]

Compilation of Wills

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Steve W
Will Aid is a great idea, although for reasons not clear to me evidence suggests that fewer solicitors are getting involved, which is a shame. When comparing prices, it is important to ask whether the home visit is included in the price, whether for Will ... [ more ]
Andrew H
In answer to Fulcrum's query, my father's one was not a will aid one but normal price. He got the link from Age UK but took a long time to act on it by which time the special offer had expired but he thought Silver Lining very helpful compared to the ... [ more ]

Tesco Express - Nacton Rd/Benacre Rd junction

Jo B in Ipswich Town Centre
Is it just me or does anyone else feel that there's an accident waiting to happen here? The car park entrance/exit/bus stop combo is bad enough, but the situation is made far worse with vehicles parked either side of Benacre Road just beyond the double ... [ more ]
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unsightly building

Linda C in Maidenhall
Why is it that so much attention is being focussed on the water front but there is a building down there which had the sidings ripped a couple of years back and coming down from Belstead Road towards the town it looks absolutely disgusting but no one ... [ more ]
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Michael L
Fair enough and I am sure that you are not alone but I on the other hand would not mind and would enjoy the proximity of the facilities that the university offers to the public.

Central heating controls

gms in Stoke
Hi, our wireless unit seems to be on its way out and a web search tells me that things have moved on a bit since we got it. Does anyone have any info or advice on the newer things like Hive or Nest, or any others to share please? Thanks a lot.
Richard H
Hi there, Google's Nest thermostat was designed by the creator of the ipod. It can be set and managed on the move. Unlike the Hive thermostat, the Nest is 'smart technology' that can learn your routine and heat your house accordingly, not only making ... [ more ]

Piano lessons

Asset in Priory Heath
I am looking for a piano tutor for my two girls. 5yrs and 9years. Please could you recomnend anyone? many thanks
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Chrissie W
I live near St Helen's school and have a good piano just waiting to be played. I'd be willing for it to be practiced on 2-3 times a week if anyone wants to try lessons without investing a piano before they know its the right thing to do. I could do most ... [ more ]


Debbie G in Stoke
There is a Christmas wreath making class taking place at Murrayside learning centre on Nacton Road, Ipswich, on December 10th 4pm to 7pm priced £13-50. This includes all the materials.


Beryl E in Greenwich
has anyone been offerd a laptop with one of the tags off ?its still in good order ,but its been stolen from my house with an apple small tablet! this is very upsetting and has my photos etc on it I would like it back please ,I will even pay u the money ... [ more ]
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Simon B
If you've got pictures on the Apple device, it should have uploaded them to the iCloud and you would be able to download them from the cloud.

Blues band

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The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close, Whitehouse
The Meeting Place Centre in Ipswich Town Centre
Disco and Band tickets £5 adults and £ 2.50 children all welcome contact Mags on 07985638026 or 01473 745470 . Random Blues Company are the band really worth a listern.

Quiz night

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The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close, Whitehouse

Bricklayer needed

Jo R in Rushmere Street
Can anyone recommend a bricklayer please? Have been let down over a job and now need it finished. Also need a reliable plumber for quote for bathroom refit.
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John W
I contacted him early summer as I wanted to get my boiler serviced in the autumn, it wasn't an urgent job, I just wanted him booked in. He promised to ring twice and didn't bother, he said he would ring first week of September to arrange the job, luckily ... [ more ]
Jo R
I agree with everything that's been said. I would much rather someone just said I'm too busy to take on more work than come and have a look and then not bother to send a quote. I have had one plumber round to look at the bathroom and he was quite honest ... [ more ]