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Advertising a room

Hello, Am I allowed to advertise a spare room here, which I want to rent out. If not any website where I can advertise for getting a lodger?
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thanks All. I have put advert on spareroom. Jennie, I have emailed you the link. regards
Keith G is a really good site and easy to use  -  but you need to look into all the issues surrounding this both legal and logistical . It is essential you find someone you can share a home with ,  so it is quite unlike renting another property ... more »
Marilyn C to Broke Hall and 9 more areas

Broke Hall Garage Sales

Broke Hall Garage Sale Trail. Saturday May 17th from 10 -2 is the 3rd annual sale trail on our estate. We already have 37 people booked and there will be loads more signing up over the next few weeks. Last year we had over 200 sales. If you live on ... more »

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Peter P
Will there be any toilets any where this year?  we found this a problem last year.
Marilyn C
Afraid not. I don't really see how we could do that as it is just a private estate with no community facilities. The only place nearby with toilets would be the Golf up Foxhall Rd.
Philippa H to Bucklesham and 9 more areas

Help for charity

Hello everyone, I work as a counsellor for a charity in Colchester called CARA - Centre of Action on Rape and Abuse.  The charity is in the process of setting up a counselling room in Maldon for outreach work.  We are desperately in need of items to ... more »
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Philippa H
Thanks for that Jess.  I wasn't aware that Yahoo had such a group.  I've tried the Freecycle site. Philippa
Jessica D
hi Philippa, here's a bit about it: Ipswich Recycle is Suffolk's largest recycling group. their success is due to the fantastic generosity of the members, freely donating hundreds of items to other members each month, and therefore keeping them out of ... more »
Janet E to Kesgrave and 9 more areas

football field

Does anyone know why the children don't play football on the Millennium field anymore.? I use to love watching the little ones play.
A friend whose son used to play there with his team has told me there are a few reasons. First, the state of the grass - very lumpy, lots of holes, etc. Second, there are no lights, so the field cannot be used in the evenings in the winter months (my ... more »
Janet E
Thanks Cen explains a lot....I am an owner of two dogs and the poo problem is getting worse, makes me very mad, I pick up as much as I can but its back the next day....
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 »
Carol R to Broke Hall and 9 more areas

Parking for 'Race for life'

I am hoping with a few friends to do the 'Race for Life' at Chantry Park  on the 15th June, does anyone have friends or relatives who live near the park and would be happy for me to park my car for a couple of hours outside their home or in their ... more »
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Kesgrave Community Centre to Beacon Hill and 5 more areas

Nordic Walking

Kesgrave Community Centre are promoting Nordic Walking as an activity to suit all abilities and fitness levels.  Nordic Walking uses poles to in order to add two major benefits to walking.  The use of poles means the upper body muscles are used as well ... more »
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Rebecca W to Beacon Hill and 9 more areas

Weekend Cleaner Required

Kesgrave Social Club are looking for a weekend cleaner, approx 3 hrs Sat morning and 3hrs Sunday morning. Experience is necessary and you will also be a key holder. Please contact me if you are interested
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Sharon M to Martlesham Heath and 9 more areas

Kesgrave wood

There is a big old tree in kesgrave woods, and I have noticed numerous times, that someone leaves a small bunch of flowers at the bottom of the tree, just curious , if anyone knows why?
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Sharon M
Hi Daniel , sorry to hear about your unfortunate collision , with the tree, no it's not that tree , the tree is half way down I'm the woods on a crossroads pathway ,
Sheila O
May be elves at work or fairys you never know!!
Kesgrave Community Centre to Beacon Hill and 5 more areas

Casual Badminton

Tuesday morning is badminton morning at Kesgrave Community Centre. Up to 3 badminton courts are available for casual badminton games with a group of mixed ability players.  The group normally gather at around 9.30am and play for an hour. The cost is £2 ... more »
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Carol R to Broke Hall and 9 more areas


Does anyone have a cold frame/ ceramic garden pots that they no longer use, have lots of plants that I need to put in pots etc.
Christina B
I've got loads of pots, ceramic and plastic, various sizes. You're welcome to come and have a look and take any that are suitable. Near Black Tiles
Carol R
thank you Christina, I am only in Rushmere St Andrew so very handy to come and have a look, if you could private message me your telephone number or address, I can phone to arrange a time etc
Carol R to Broke Hall and 9 more areas

parking for 'Race for life'

Hello, I am trying to find someone willing to allow me to use their driveway for parking when I do the race for life at chantry park on sunday 15th June, the nearer to the park the better, I am more than happy to pay a small fee for this service, please ... more »
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Eric F to Beacon Hill and 9 more areas

help with a website

Can anybody out there help with the website of a local animal charity? We need to 'Facebook' it as well as generally update it a bit.
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Kesgrave cameras .
That sounds great Richard. Our only problem is cost. We are such a small club that we have very little to spare. We were promised one about three years or more ago but it never materialised and I think the person concerned has changed his business. If ... more »
Richard P
I have emailed you my phone number - for anybody else that's interested its 07971573588 and my email is
I'm with Spidersites
Marilyn C to Broke Hall and 9 more areas

Broke Hall Garage Sales

If you live on Broke Hall you should receive a letter this week inviting you to join in with our annual garage sale event on May 17th. Cost is only £5 and you get to keep the money you make on the day. Make sure you get the form back to us. Don't miss ... more »
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Marilyn C
We charge people £5 cos this isn't just one garage sale. It is a huge event which we advertise. Last year we had over 100 people taking part. Thousands of people come onto the estate to buy because it is advertised right across town. We can't make ... more »
Colin C
thanks for the clarification.
Kate Y to Waldringfield Heath and 9 more areas

Our little Elsie

We are looking for care for our miniature schnauzer over 17 nights in the school holidays, Elsie is a lovely happy non barking (only heard her bark 5-6 times) non shedding dog who is good with children loves a walk but does not need a walk. If you think ... more »
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Michelle W
I also meant to say that this lady, will also take in cats, for owners who do not like to put their cats in a cattery, they are kept separate from any dogs that she happens to be caring for. She has looked after my dogs and cats for me, not only is it ... more »
Andy S
For anyone in Woodbridge I recommend Annie Gooch. She mainly does dog walking but will also do overnight and holiday stays. She recently looked after my dog for a week and regularly sent emails and pictures to us. Her number is 07887 604175.