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Lattice B to California and 6 more areas

Charity Bingo night

charity bingo night at the lattice barn in aid of Papworth Hospital come along and have some fun while supporting a great cause

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the lattice barn

May 12
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Lesley F
My neice has found this little terrier type dog in Robeck Road. If you know who it might belong to, please call her on 07977 455651.
Lesley F
The dog has now been claimed so no further action needed.
Rikiro to Westbourne and 8 more areas

Whitehouse Community Centre

I have heard that The Centre has closed and has been boarded up It's a shame as I always use to like going to the centre. It was a lovely place with good friendly people. I have heard a lot a tales about the Steward. I do not know if they are true ... more »
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Rikiro
previous comment just to comfirm that this is only hearsay
Watchfull
That's what I thought at the time of your posting but did not like to say so in case I caused offence, although it may well be true one should aire on the side of caution, we can only keep our ears and eyes open,---- and wait and see.
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 :)
Jean G to Stoke Park and 5 more areas

white house community centre

hi streetlifers does anyone go to the whitehose community centre on a saturday evening ? and can let me know whats on up there for the next few weeks. .. I have been up there several times and had a programme last year but havn.t been this year yet but ... more »
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S here
get in touch with sarah at the rosary club on the bramford rd only a bus ride away
S here
AGAIN go and join the Rosary club 170 Bramford rd 
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 »
Abbi L to Chantry and 9 more areas

Doggie meet up/walk

Hello, I'm new to the website. I have a very social 7 month old puppy. I have been looking for a dog meet up/walk in Ipswich, unsuccessfully. I have a car so area isn't a problem. Wondered if dog owners would be interested in setting a meet up, say ... more »
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Sara P
We have a very friendly 7 month Cockapoo who would love to have other friendly doggies to walk with. We work so walk him evenings and weekends, so would love to hear if you arrange anything :-)
Abbi L
Anyone else interested in joining us?? Guys let me know days/times you can do. Feel free to email me abbil@sky.com Thanks
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 »
Natalie S to Westbourne and 4 more areas

School day memories

Your school days are meant to be some of the happiest of your life and we’re looking for your past memories of going to school in Suffolk. What were your favourite subjects? Did you ever go on any exciting school trips? How do the schools differ from ... more »
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Dorothy C
I went to Rose Hill School when I was eight, going from home I had to go past St. Clements which had lots of dark places because of the many trees. Didn't have mum to take me, said I was old enough to go on my own. Not many youngsters of that age go ... more »
Natalie S
Thanks for all the memories. Does anyone have any photos they could email to natalie.sadler@archant.co.uk? Many thanks
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
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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Christchurch Park

May 11
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Citizen of Ipswich to Ipswich and 4 more areas

Police Escort

For the past two weeks a group of about 6 police motorcycle outriders have been providing an escort for two or three unmarked police cars as they drive through East Ipswich. What's going on, and who is in the car? It seems a costly use of taxpayers money ... more »
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Nosey Ron
Well it was obvious if the same thing was happening for two weeks , wasn't it ? You lot really must get out more if you are entertained by this tripe .
Watchfull
Citizen of Ipswich I consider my sense of humour is second to none, re member the holes? but I think the police have been testing out our control room before handing it over to Norfolk, and they are just kidding you along.
Teresa P to Ipswich

Bark wanted

Hi all, I am in need of bark chippings for my garden, would need quite a lot, but as I am on a tight budget would need it to be reasonably priced, buying it in bags from D.I.Y stores would work out too expensive for me, any ideas would be welcomed. Many ... more »
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GeneralSoulfly
Try going through the yellow pages and calling some of the tree surgeons in your area. You might need to be quite flexible in that you would just take a truckload whenever they have finished a job. Unless the company have some sort of a contract/deal in ... more »
Toby P. to Castle Hill and 5 more areas

unplanted roundabouts.

Is the roundabout at the junction of Colchester Road / Westerfield Road the only one in town that has not been planted with Spring bedding this year?. The poor old council didn't have enough money for a few plants and bulbs to plant it last autumn, and ... more »
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James A
I believe Suffolk County Council grants each local Councillor an amount of money each year to spend on improvement in their area.The person who represents the area where Westerfield Rd/Colchester Rd is could therefore allocate the sum required to plant ... more »
Lee Reynolds
I think this is a great idea and I am sure if necessary we can get the plants and tools that we would need to make this roundabout a lot more attractive. I will find out what if any plans the Council has and then we can set to work if needed! James - ... more »
Natalie S to Ipswich and 4 more areas

Cinema

How many cinemas does Ipswich need? There are rumours the old Odeon could reopen as a cinema after being snapped up last year by a mystery buyer. And there are still plans to open a mutliplex in the Buttermarket. Do we need three cinemas? Will it help ... more »
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Jackie T
I seem to remember saying what about the Odeon building when it was announced about The Buttermarket proposal! Several people talk about parking issues, there are at least 5 carparks within a relatively short distance, also bus stop opposite and behind. ... more »
Yvonne L
Not everyone can enjoy a nice walk Jackie and the buses arem unreliable and probably don't run late or Sundays!
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
Carol C to Castle Hill and 8 more areas

What was that large bird soaring over Ipswich?

Two days ago I when it was a lovely day I was outside in the garden and happened to glance up when I heard a plane going over.  What caught my eye instead was what appeared to be a rather large bird of prey circling round, this over the Fircroft ... more »
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Reg S
Yes it might be but where will land and feed. With the amount of houses being built every nook and cranny is being filled in I have possibly 2 more at the bottom of my garden my garden has so few birds now aday
Linda O
As Villager says, buzzards definitely around Fynn Valley - saw one last week circling high over Northgate/Colchester Road area too. So pleased to see them spreading ever further. When I was a child (many years ago!) my Father & I would be really ... more »
Jo G to California and 9 more areas

Suffolk Police Control Room

Have just received this latest news......... Thank you for taking the time to show your support for the campaign to keep the Suffolk police control room in Suffolk. Because of our campaign Tim Passmore, the Suffolk PCC, has already agreed to a public ... more »
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Kesgrave cameras .
I spent fourteen years of my life working as a dispatcher/controller/call taker in Suffolk Police Control Room before coming out on a health pension a few years ago. Whilst there I saw many changes, all of which were for the benefit of the accountants, ... more »
Jo G
I so agree with you Kesgrave Cameras, it is my fear that we will get a much poorer service from Norfolk, it's rediculous we can only stop by it making our voices heard. God bless Gordon Roberts a man with wonderful common sense of knowing that local ... 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
Natalie S to Westbourne and 4 more areas

Grass verges

Residents who tried to protect the grass verges in their street by sinking wooden stakes into them have been threatened with fines by the council. How can you stop people parking on grass verges and churning them up? ... more »
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Martin O
I take an opposite view to Claire L. If I thought it was all about a changing environment that reflects modern living I would support changes - in fact I would go even further. I would like to see some properties in these crowded terrace lined streets ( ... more »
Catherine E
why don't they get rid of grass verges and make parking bays it will stop it from looking an eyesore in some areas
Sara W to Chantry and 9 more areas

The Dame Vera Lynn Trust 40/80 Cycle Ride & music event 8th June 2014

We have a charity cycle ride and music event on Sunday 8th June 2014 which we would love people to take part in:- Challenge yourself this year by taking part in our cycle ride on Sunday 8th June.  There is a 40 mile route and 80 mile route at the event ... more »

Ipswich YM Rugby Club, Rushmere, Ipswich

Jun 08
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Jo G
Sounds a lovely idea for everyone to enjoy and it's really local for me, we will be there and I hope some of the men at least will do the bike ride. Hope you get lots of support.
Sara W
Thank you so much, that is very kind of you.