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Qigong seminar for beginners 18-19 July

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We would like to invite everybody to take part in the next Zhong Yuan Qigong Level 1 seminar which will take place on 18-19 July 2015 at Castle Hill Community Centre. You will be able to learn about an ancient self-development system from the heart of ... [ more ]
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Hi Kath, qigong is known as an effective remedy for stress relief, and disturbed sleep patterns usually result from imbalance of energy. You are welcome to join our seminar to learn simple methods to get rid of stress so you can be more productive at ... [ more ]
Kath B
Hi again, this sounds like what I need, I would like to sign up to try it out, hope it will help me. Do you also run regular classes in qigong? Perhaps it would be good doing something on a regular basis. Thank you.

strange humming noise

Local Conversations in Greenwich

Steven K
Does anyone know what that constant humming noise that we can hear in the Ip2 area. Its been going for a couple of days. Sounds like its coming from a distance. It goes louder and quiter. Very odd and annoying once your ears tune in. Why did the mrs ... [ more ]

Blue Badge - Disabled Parking

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

I was wondering if anyone has a Blue Badge, and if so, how long did it take to arrive? I applied just over a fortnight ago, paid the fee and I was informed that the badge would arrive between 5 & 10 working days. It has since gone past the 10 ... [ more ]
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There is indeed one at Sainsbury's Warren Heath. That was where I got my BB photo done. Though the booth is at the very far end where the ice-cream Isle is, between the window and the check-out counter. I couldn't find it at first, so I'm guessing ... [ more ]

36th Ipswich Scout Group Summer Fete 2015

Clubs & Groups in Wherstead

JUL 04
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sprites school playing field in chantry
The 36th Ipswich scout group is holding its annual fete on the 4th of July. As the fete falls on Independence Day we have chosen an American theme. We have lots of fun things to do, great food and interesting entertainment. Please come along and support ... [ more ]
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Here's thought- I always took my children to this event and remember losing my daughter there one year ( only for a few minutes) She must have been about 3 at the time although I can recall it as if it were yesterday! She's 28 next birthday so that ... [ more ]

A Night at the Musicals- The Landseer Players 26th-27th June

Clubs & Groups in Stoke

JUN 26
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All Hallows Hall. Landseer Rd
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Tony O
What a great night we had at the show.Although we turned up a night early,they still let us in.Very good show and the locals we're friendly.thank you all for making us feel welcomed.All the very best Tony O

pond snails

Local Conversations in Warren Heath

Colin C
Cleaned out my garden pond today but all the snails seem to have vanished, any pond keeper out there want to supply me with any surplus
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Colin C
Any will do   just cannot believe all  have dissapeared from the pond,   if you supply phone number or contact with details at  we can arrange pick up

Missing Cat

Lost & Found in California

Melanie B
Beautiful grey cat with bright green eyes in Ravenswood,, disappeared in the early hours last night, a home cat and very nervous, please keep a look out for her, ...........thankyou
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New shed recommendations please

Local Conversations in Gainsborough

Hi, just wondered if anyone can recommend where to get a reasonably priced good quality shed, and someone to put them up? Thanks a lot.
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Paul S
you are only allowed an 8ft by 6ft shed so i went to 9ft 6in high and had a 2ft overhang at the sides and front.It weighs 1.5 tons

fundraiser for new carpets for the centre

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

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Looks like a great event :) Not sure if you've seen these? It says you're raising money for new carpets and there's another charity on here selling new carpet to raise funds! Maybe you could both help each other... Then you'll have funds left over for ... [ more ]

Nacton Road Roadworks

Local Conversations in Pinewood

Suffolk County Council
Hello everyone, I wanted to make sure that you had seen the advance notice about the traffic roadworks to start around the Ravenswood/Nacton Road roundabout. Suffolk Highways improvements programme will open up additional road capacity around Nacton ... [ more ]
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Suffolk County Council
Good afternoon everyone, I have been in touch with the Highways Team and put some of your questions to them. Here are the answers I have been given. Q. Can we publish the detailed plan of the works? A. As this is a phased programme of works, some ... [ more ]

A12 roadworks extended again! See below how to complain

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Garry S
News that the A12 roadworks between Copdock and East Bergholt will continue to cause disruption for another month has caused serious irritation among motorists and the business community in Suffolk. The new delay will mean the work will have taken twice ... [ more ]
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Yes. It's all a big conspiracy by "the authorities" to prove that by slowing traffic down, that improves the traffic flow, reduces accidents, doesn't overly affect journey times, probably increases productivity in the process, saves fuel, oh, and ... [ more ]
Mike B
When I drove down the A12 from Ipswich yesterday there were no restrictions. Does anyone know if they're now gone for good?


Local Conversations in Maidenhall

Janet R
Passed the KFC on Felixstowe Rd today and it is no more. Anyone know if its moved somewhere else or just closed down
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Janice P
I don't think it is important where the birds come from a chicken is a chicken the world over but I read that if you put one chicken into a square foot and filled a football stadium that is the amount of chickens they use at KFC in a day... If they want ... [ more ]


Local Conversations in Maidenhall

Keith H
How much longer are they having these lights up in Foxhall road near co.op i havent seen one workman since they been doing it.Why cant they ever finish a job.They seem to start then vanish.I used to work on the roads it would be in then out  to the next ... [ more ]
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Local Conversations in Maidenhall

Keith H
So the Council have given the go a head for new cinema and six restauants and a gym.They just dont get it do they.Untill they sort the traffic out  people will not use it .Where are they going to park.Remember what happened to the one they opened near ... [ more ]
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Roger A
Ipswich Film Theatre is too expensive. Cineworld is too impersonal, remote and expensive. Nice Memories of the ABC in the Buttermarket and the Saturday morning Children's films at the Odeon.  O.K. bets on for this new cinema ending up like Greyfrias if ... [ more ]
Andrew G
I can not believe that there are plans for extra restaurants and another cinema I will not go into town unless it is really necessary, i prefer to go to Bury or Norwich where the parking fees are reasonable. The charges behind the old co-op are ... [ more ]

Roof repair

Recommendations in Stoke

Lynne M
Me again this page is great when asking for help, a slate tile has fallen off my roof does anyone know someone who can fix this for me ?
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Lynne M
Does anyone know how much it would cost to have the slate replaced and fitted the one that fell off broke in two
Patricia G
I would thoroughly recommend M.J.S. Roofing 07783 773345.  Mark has done several jobs for me over the years ,A great worker, he is honest , friendly and reliable .

Traffic in Ipswich

Local Conversations in Gainsborough

Brian B
Just took me 25 minutes to travel down Landseer Rd and Duke St. All because of single lane traffic outside the Lord Nelson Pub. No, it was not due to road works, it was because they were working on the pavement outside the pub. What a joke! Health & ... [ more ]
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local knowledge

Local Conversations in Priory Heath

Sheila O
hi everyone i need some help! some of you on here may be either looking after someone or working with some one with disabilities,i have a daughter who has five hours care on a saturday and had a letter from her care provider to say things are changing we ... [ more ]
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Suffolk County Council
Hi Sheila,  There is some more information on our website with some frequently asked questions about Direct Payments here: Hope this helps - Matt
Sheila O
thank you matt ni will give that a look when i can certainly in the next day or two but i realy did want the reality first there is for and against but im hoping it will help resolve a sticky situation we can only try!!

Airport transfers

Recommendations in Ipswich Town Centre

Avril L
Which company could you recommend for a taxi transfer ipswich to Heathrow please?
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Lynn B
A taxi is about £120 each way. If you drive and do the meet and greet service (we've used it at Gatwick!) it's about £150 for 17 days secured off site monitored parking. Then they bring it to you as you come out of departures when you return. Good ... [ more ]
Richard G
Go online and book it there , very easy and BCP are who we always book with now , last 2 weeks parking at Stansted cost £62.... Done Gatwick too which is similar price .

Classic Cars

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

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Martin H
No worries Dave S, I am open to offers on the car however it would need to be fairly close to my asking price. The car is in such a wonderful condition and drives faultlessly. It has the 4.7 litre V8 engine and sounds awesome. I understand exactly what ... [ more ]
Tony G
Hi Martin,  I suggest you have a look on the web-site which will give you some idea of the club and our activities.-- we have about 200 members!


Recommendations in Rose Hill

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Carol R
Martin H, I would like some covers made for foam seating at my beach hut plus curtains to match, I am completely useless with a sewing machine, would this be something you would be interested in doing for me, when I manage to get suitable material.
Martin H
Hi Carol R, that will be no problem at all. Best thing is to give my wife a ring and have a chat. I will try to work out how to send our phone number to you on a private message :)

knife sharpening

Recommendations in Stoke

Lynne M
Does anyone know of a knife sharpener in the Ipswich area, years ago people would knock on the doors asking if you needed anything sharpened but they don't come round anymore.
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Dog training

Clubs & Groups in Stoke

Lynne M
Does anyone have any details regarding a dog training club that takes place at Landseer park on a Tuesday morning please
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Sue B
Hi Lynne M, dont forget no class on 16th, next one is 23rd.  I'll be the one with the black cockerpoo who has just cost me £71 in boosters and health check at the vets, who then went out and immediately ate a bar of chocolate which some kind person had ... [ more ]
Lynne M
Oh dear I hope his ok, I will not be able to come until 30th june but I look forward to meeting you all.

cooker/oven repair

Recommendations in Greenwich

Steven K
Yesterday my cooker appeared to trip the electrics in my house. We went to use our oven tonight and theres no heat in there. Im guessing the heating element has gone. Could anyone recommend anyone who repairs ovens who wont try to rip me off. Thankyou ... [ more ]
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Mr Anderson on 270514 or 07889973378  would recommend him.
Steven K
Thankyou for your replies. I think ive worked out the part that needs replacing. Should be here tomorrow . Looks easy to fit . If that doesnt work i will call one of the above numbers. Thanks again

Summer beach hut hire Felixstowe

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Kathleen E
We are looking to hire a beach hut this summer, during the school holidays, (including weekends) preferably in the front row in the Felixstowe dip area and with easy access. Can anyone offer us anything?
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Lyn D
Hi Sheila, the rate for a week is £100. It is heavenly down there. Either for time on your own with a book/tablet and staring out to sea or spending good old fashioned time with the family.
Sheila O
hi lyn d how does your week work ie mon -saturday or what ?can u perhaps clarify we are looking at two weeks in august  mon 10 or monday 17 is your hut available during either of those weeks thankyou in anticipation

LINK: Sex Movie Night

Clubs & Groups in LINK

JUN 15
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The Thomas Wolsey Pub, 9-13 St Peters Street, IP1 1XF, Ipswich, Suffolk
Films that explore Sex [noun] (ACTIVITY) the instinct or attraction drawing one sex toward another, or its manifestation in life and conduct. Why as a culture are we fixated and preoccupied by it? Is it just physical and emotional, or is there a ... [ more ]