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Prime Spot

Alan H in Broke Hall
Its occurred to me Weatherspoons must pull out of building new Pubs such as in Felixstowes prime spot where the surgery was and just leave a heap of nasty rubble where reasonable buildings were once. Why is such a huge concern so worried about paying out ... [ more ]
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Graham F
Alan H, clearly you do not get out much. Ipswich has reputation for excellent restaurants, many along the waterfront and in town where we have Thai, Chinese, Indian & Bistro style restaurants, pity the town itself does not live up to the same quality ... [ more ]
Alan H, ref your original post, are you saying that there is a delay in the building of the Felixstowe pub or that such pubs just shouldn't be built at all. Can you clarify. As for building a sports arena, isn't there a Brackenbury sports arena about ... [ more ]

Exterminator for Wasp's Nest in Loft

Kim H in Rushmere St Andrew
Anyone have any recommendations for an exterminator who will safely remove a wasp's nest from a loft?

Gents bike wanted

Sunday electrician

Recommended Gardener

S F in Rushmere Street
Can anyone on here recommend a gardener for IP2 for my father (Greenfinch Avenue area).  He has a largish front garden and smaller back garden, just needs the grass cutting and edges tidied about once a fortnight.  (About a couple of hour's work.)   Also ... [ more ]
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Martlesham Heath Green

Michael Hallatt in Maidensgrave
Hi Everybody, The green I am talking about is the one with the pavilion on and near the Bader pub.  Just thought I would let off a bit of steam about the young people (13 - 17 years of age) who all congregated under the horse chestnut trees yesterday ... [ more ]

Speeding In Kesgrave Area

Pam S in Playford
I have never posted on here, so here goes.  I've recently moved to Bell Lane area Kesgrave. I've been incredibly shocked that in such a populated area the majority of drivers do not abide by the 30 MPH limit. Most are travelling at 40, 50 or even 60 MPH. ... [ more ]
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Swan Close Scheme
The policing strategy in Suffolk has undergone major reorganisation recently including the police's role in communicating with the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme Coordinators. If there is a local safety issue, like speeding, the Safer Neighbourhood Team ... [ more ]
Stephanie F
The nearest SNT to Kesgrave is based at the Heath Road SNT. The dedicated PCSO for Kesgrave and Rushmere St.Andrew is PCSO Sarbutts. He can be contacted by calling 101 and asking for him by name.

The new 'Two Rivers Medical Centre'

S F in Rushmere Street
Now that the Woodbridge Road/Lattice Barn surgeries are closed, what do people think of the new Two Rivers Medical Centre?  I haven't had to go there yet but it does look very impressive from outside.  Where is the entrance to it, is it the opening ... [ more ]
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Stephanie C
I have called the surgery in the course of my work (I work in pharmacy). I was told by the automated answering machine."You are number 15 in the queue - please continue to hold and an operator will be with you shortly. Their idea of shortly is not my ... [ more ]
Graham D
My wife had similar problems with our dentist,after a while hung up.This would never have happened years ago.Whats gone wrong?

Bell lane development

Keith P in Kesgrave
I've heard rumours that the 300 home development has been turned down again at a recent planning meeting. Can anyone shed any light on it ? as I can't find anything online about it.
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Walking football taster session

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Kesgrave High School
Noel W in Kesgrave
Hi everyone We are running a try it taster session for walking football on Tuesday 26th July 7.00om Walking football is a slower form of the beautiful game designed for the over 50s who want to enjoy a friendly social game without the worry of injury . ... [ more ]

New Dog Training Class starts Wednesday 14th September at 8pm

Martlesham Heath
Dave's Dog Training in Dave's Dog Training
Dog training classes for all levels/ages/breeds. Taken by Dave P, a retired Home Office drug detection dog handler and trainer. Please call to register your interest. Also, one-off Scent Detection Training Days: next one is Sunday August 14th,10am - ... [ more ]
Carole F
Morning - can you please let me have full details about these classes - lixation, venue, cost etc. I'm getting a new pupoy furdt week of Augyst. Many thanks.
Dave's Dog Training
Hi, I have only a couple of spots left on the September class. Please therefore give me a call on 07759 227459 or PM me your contact number to discuss your training needs. Dave P

painter and decorator needed

Sandy H in Broke Hall
I'm looking for a house painter and decorator, must be reliable and not too expensive! ( and preferably available asap) not asking too much am I?
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William W
That £70 figure doesn't include glossing any woodwork; just preparing and painting walls and ceiling with 2 coats of emulsion supplied by yourself. Thanks Will
Jason P
Hi Sandy. I'm new on here and just noticed your request for painter and decorator. If you're still looking then use like to offer my services. Hope to speak soon. Jason

lever arch folders

Sandy H in Broke Hall
having a sort out and now have an excess of lever arch folders in very good condition - also a couple of box files. if they're of any use to you please get in touch.

Foxhall Waste Site -Charity shop?

Steve J in Rushmere St Andrew
The waste site at Foxhall has a shop which sells items collected from the waste sites across Suffolk, apparently proceeds going to a Norfolk charity. However I've been told by a staff member that the Council and the Company who run the waste sites both ... [ more ]
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Suffolk County Council
Hi all, With regard to the shop at the Foxhall waste site, the Waste Management team has provided the following response: ‘It is true that The Benjamin Foundation, FCC Environment, and Suffolk County Council all benefit from the Reuse Shop at ... [ more ]
Paul C
Suffolk County Council: Thank-you for the clarification, Ryan - an interesting read. The Benjamin Foundation does great work. However, with regard to your second paragraph, the partners are selling on goods donated by the public. I'm not sure how the ... [ more ]

False black widow

Laura T in Kesgrave
Hi, I'm not even sure if this is what they're called but I seem to keep finding false black widow spiders....I've one in my shed, one near my back gate and one near my front porch....has anyone else found any??? What do I do about them? They are quick ... [ more ]
They are not little they have a large bulbous brown body with cream markings and are shiny and have almost transparent legs. I have had a couple in my garden under pots.

Small Freezer

Alex in Rushmere St Andrew
Please does anyone have a small freezer they no longer need.
Mrs Tiggywinkle
Yes I do. It's in working Order but has some scratches on the outside, PM me if you're interested. I'm out all day but will reply later this evening.


Sue C in Kesgrave
Looking for a large/deep pond to be emptied with fish 50+ removed and area filled in and covered. Any recommendations? Would wish fish i think mainly koi and carp (not coloured) to be rehomed
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Samantha in Broke Hall
I was wondering if anybody knows of any local archaeological activities I can get involved with and/or anywhere local i can learn more about it? It has always been an interest of mine but I don't know how I can get involved. Any advice most welcome :-)
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Wendy A
I'm not sure if the archaeological department is still at Endeavor House but it might be worth a try. My daughter used to help them out years ago. She helped work on the Waterfront, Leiston Abbey and St Josephs school. The chap she worked with was Jez ... [ more ]

Bixley Drive Rushmere

Peter V in Gainsborough
Does anybody know why this main estate road needs to be shut for 4 days. And who or what is Triio
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Steve S
day 1 ...set up safety barriers , have a cup off tea 2 its raining so they do nothing  elf and safety say they might slip ...Day 3 bring in the heavy equipment and workers inspected by health and safety .day 4 do the job 5 tidy the site ... [ more ]

new boiler recomendation and local installers

ks in Beacon Hill
My boiler has packed up, insurance cant repair as beyond eco repair (its a 12 yr old keston c25) any recommendations of good efficency boilers and installers who can do all job (intall + electric) i have a tank on 1st floor that stores water in the ... [ more ]
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Alan H
Try my sons firm they are very efficient with over 40 years experience with fantastic feedback. Ring Southgate and Cullam on 07595793197 and mention my name and get a good deal.
update on this my boiler insurer replaced the burner and a rubber pipe which just sits over boiler, it is running again i have some time now to get quotes and get the work done.

Carpenter needed - banister broken

Heidi M in Kesgrave
Hi, can anyone recommend a reliable but relatively cheap carpenter? My banister has broken in one place and I'd like to have it fixed or replaced. Many thanks


WWD in Broke Hall
Looking for someone who can move a gate on my chicken run, and put up 4 fencing panels.
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Hello William, could you possible pop round and give me a quote, as you may find the job is more involved and that could reflect in the price.

Summer Fun at the Centre

Kesgrave Community Centre in Kesgrave Community Centre
As the summer holidays are fast approaching and we all have high hopes for some lovely summer sunshine. The centre has organised plenty of activities and sports for the youngsters to take part in, whether they like sport, drama, dance or science there is ... [ more ]

Martlesham Heath Retail Park

Steve B in Kesgrave
Does anyone know what shops are going into the Martlesham Heath Retail Park in between Topps Tiles
Janet F
It was in the eadt a while ago. M&S are expanding into Brantano, Brantano are going where Lings were and Hobbycraft going into where Conways were

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