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Claire L to Chantry and 9 more areas

Ipswich C.A.B

Has anyone else ever tried to contact the Ipswich cab offices? They have a  telephone that is busy 24/7 and the same busy tone in hours or out of hours, which means it is unplugged. They do not have any kind of answer phone or information message system ... more »
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Abbi L
If you check online they are only open till midday today although phone line is open till 16:00 maybe try ringing again after 12:00
Claire L
Hi Abbi L... it makes no difference when you phone their number , 219777. It just says "the number you have called is busy"   You can phone anytime you want, it is the same. I tried phoning at 9 in the evening just to test their phone line. Same ... more »
John S to Maidenhall and 9 more areas

Looking for good dog groomer?

Hi Guy's looking for good dog groomer, any ideas? Many thanks John
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Helen D
My Pleasure..
Dorothy C
I also take my King Charles spaniel Reno to Debbie in Holly Road, Kesgrave. She is excellent and I would recommend her to any dog owner. She is very friendly to the dogs( and owners of course.) and for £20 he comes out perfectly groomed. Reno is never ... more »
Angela C to Stoke Park and 9 more areas

Allotments

Just to say a couple of allotments have become vacant at Belstead. If you are up for the challenge commitment and hard work you can give me a ring on 07758 122046 and I can '' point you in the right direction ''
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PinkSky C to Ipswich and 9 more areas

Anyone with female relatives in the Felixstowe area

We are running women only cycle training courses starting Saturday 3rd May in Brackenbury Sports Centre.  Learn to ride a bike, or build confidence.  We provide bikes and all other equipment.  Please pass this onto any women relatives or friends in ... more »
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PinkSky C
Training in Felixstowe starts next Saturday 3rd May, so there is still time to sign up.  Good exercise, good company and good fun.
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Jenny T to Racecourse and 9 more areas

Wheelie bins

I think Im losing my marbles. I am sure I had notification from the council to say they would be emptying brown and black bins on the same day. Guess what black bin emptied but not the brown one . Should have been done Thursday Nacton road area. Anyone ... more »
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Sheila O
your`e not loosing your marbles it is black and brown together round our rd rosehill area and our day is wednesday our brown bin was collected and empty quite early wednesday !!!
O J M
It depends where you live.  Consult the form that the council sent you.  States everything on there.  Alternatively, go to the council website.
Diana L to California and 9 more areas

Window Cleaners

Hello all, I need a recommendation. We live in a flat on a 2nd floor and need our windows cleaned from the outside. Could any of you recommend a good, reliable and not too pricey company that does it? Do any of you have experience with the service? Any ... more »
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John W
we had an awkward conservatory cleaned by Ricks Rise and Shine, 01473 570209, did a thorough job, in fact I gave them a bit more money as it was so awkward and took them longer than they thought, trouble is the Sahara sand arrived about a week later and ... more »
Debi K
I find HighTop to be very helpful and reasonably priced :)
Theresa S to California and 9 more areas

Home help/ cleaner etched

Hello everyone This is my first post here. Please can I just advise anyone needing home help or a cleaner in their home, to always request a crb (DBS ) check. I run my own cleaning company withy husband and daughters, I'm not promoting my business. But I ... more »
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Deejay tony W
As a Mobile DJ & Radio Presenter I also have a CRB (incase of any childrens parties) plus Public Liability of £5 million.  It's not that costs, I think about £11.00 per month.
Andy B
Thankyou for the information guys, Any particular companies better for public liability Insurance?. I have an enhanced Crb for my daily job so not sure if I'd need to do another one. I think I'll have to start up a new thread/posting on here as I didn't ... more »
Margaret F to Stoke Park and 9 more areas

Missing Cat called Tink

Please can everyone around the Fritton Close/ Neath Drive  area please look out for a pale Ginger Cat called Tink Missing since Saturday the 12th April  please check sheds and garages please contact lee or Sharn on 07432406422 the are really upset.
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Margaret F
Thanks to those of you looking out for Tink he is still missing although people have said he been sighted over Chatsworth Close both lee and Sharn are out each day looking but nothing so far. Thanks Jean L for going that bit extra for Tink
Margaret F
Anyone around Castle Hill Community Centre tomorrow Wots up are holding a Easter Coffee Morning with Raffle and Tombola so pop if you are in the area. Mags
Claire L to Chantry and 9 more areas

Information on medical data

If you are as concerned as I am about your medical data, then now is the time to see your GP ( an extract from weblink as shown) All and any medical data held in your local Ipswich Drs office will be used by non medical departments and unless you opt ... more »
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Jean L
Claire L , thank you for bringing this to my attention, I had not a clue about it. I am going to opt out, as I have no doubt that whatever this is all about, it will be the normal sham that it is when involving large organisations such as the NHS or ... more »
Claire L
Jean L  you make some valid points concerning all things that come under that much used  throwaway excuse as you quoted "we will learn from these mistakes" and also their never ending attempts to make it sound like its the fault of anyone else but ... more »
Brian V to Gainsborough and 9 more areas

Friends

Hello everybody, If you are connected top facebook, why not join the friends and social group called ifriends-Suffolk? There are over 350 members. iFriends is an informal social group for adults based in Suffolk and the surrounding area who want to ... more »
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Jenny H to Ipswich and 5 more areas

bed & breakfast

does anyone know of a cheap b&b in ipswich. i've googled and the cheapest one is around £40... does anyone know of one that is cheaper than that say around £20 for one night?
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Victoria L
You could try looking on spareroom.com.  Its not bed and breakfast (although some maybe), but it would be a cheap room if that's what you are looking for.
Jenny H
Thanks guys thats really helpful xx much appreciated xx
Keith H to Priory Heath and 9 more areas

Bond street.

Well i see they been digging Bond street up yet again.all the time we had that road up cant believe they at it again.I got stuck there yesterday took ages just to get on to Bond street as nobody would leave a gap to get out at the lights.there were ... more »
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Colin C
Same old story, just one lane in use, cought me out too last week, everywhere the situation gets worse, coming home from Lowestoft this morning 40 miles took an hour and a half, the Blythboro, flood work is on for 4 months, horrendous delays just ... more »
Ruth L
OK I've found it-waterboard, due to finish Thursday. Don't forget Northgate st is also shut by the gas board today, hopefully back to normal soon...
Liz H to California and 9 more areas

The BLISS Ipswich Buggy Push

Hi there I just wanted to let you know about the very first ever Ipswich BLISS (Babies born to small, too sick, too soon) Sponsored 5km Buggy Push in Christchurch Park at 11am on Friday 9th May 2014 (meeting in front of the mansion). We will be having a ... more »

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Shaun N to California and 9 more areas

Allotments ePetition

Hello Anyone who has an interest in allotments or a desire to not see this important resource possibly ruined for good might be interested in taking a moment to consider this recent ePetition: http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/61225 Thanks ... more »
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Emma R
We have vacant plots at the Norwich Rd Allotments situated at the end of Broadway Lane off Norwich Rd if anyone is interested. We would love to see all the plots being used so if you are interested please get in contact with me 01473 221011
Norma M to Greenwich

All Hallows Shed

Just to let you know about 'All Hallows Shed' - a small group of men get together in 'a social space for learning, sharing and hitting things with hammers' Open on Mondays at All Hallows Church. Call 717084 for details or look at ... more »
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Tony R inactive to Broke Hall and 9 more areas

Speed limits - Bixley Road and Heath Road

I sent this email to a local Councillor over a year ago - he promised to look into it and reply........I reminded him last July but still no response. I wonder what other people think?? Dear Alan  Thank you for your “in touch” newsletter, it is good to ... more »
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Richard G
Sometimes this forum shows how little some people know about a subject .
Ian W
Ron- haven't we had this chat before? I'm still interested in the reports that support your facts, genuinely can you reference them? (popular press doesn't count). Mark- from the perspective of someone sat behind the windscreen of a car you may be ... more »
Pat H to Stoke Park and 9 more areas

Plumber

I am in the IP2 area and in need of a local plumber. Anyone know any good people who do not charge the earth for a simply job please? We have some bath taps that need a washer of similar but cannot find how to get into them so only a small job I am ... more »
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Catherine E
try glc plumbing good cheap and reliable 07415768404 i have used them my self lovely person 
Pat H
Thanks for all your help with regards to a Plumber.WE have a nice man coming to sort us out tonight. Good site for getting really knowledgeable and low priced workmen