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Videos to DVD

in Rushmere St Andrew
I have some very precious video recordings that I would like to transfer onto DVD. Does anyone know of anywhere locally that does this, as I don't want to send them away? By local, I mean anywhere in Suffolk preferably. Thank you.
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Andrew G
I recently used Summer Isle Films in Great Bealings, Brilliant service. email: Speak to Tom on 01473 738582/07796 363557
Cardinal B
If you have a number of tapes to do, have you considered buying a multi video deck to do it at home. Ive seen a Panasonic Hard drive/Dvd/vhs recorder-player, and it's childs play to do. As it's all automatic! Plonk your VHS original in the slot, a ... [ more ]

Douglas Bader

Michael Hallatt
in Maidensgrave
I live in close proximity to the Douglas Bader pub.  Has anybody else heard the loud music and shouting?  On Friday evening 13 Jan 2017 the new landlord held a live band party and the music was very loud, not only this but a large group of young ... [ more ]
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David R
You live near a pub, it gets a bit noisy on Fri Sat evenings. It has always been the case Complaining about the noise is like living in the countryside and complaining about the sound of tractors or the smell of manure.
June B
A bit unfair David R. Think of all those pubs in Ipswich, sourrounded by homes. I use to live between two pubs. At o e e d, never heard a thing. At the other end, never heard a thing until it was given license for live bands and that was when the ... [ more ]

Lost dog Martlesham

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Laurence H posted by one of China's previous fosters Yes, really good ideas, Jeanette - I'll pass these on, hadn't realised the Blue Cross had a place up there. If you have a chance then pls pass on a big 'Thank you' to those on Streetlife for ... [ more ]

Also Sunken Drains

Alan H
in Broke Hall
There also is a massive Sunken Drain on the Main Road at the entrance to Maidstone Road this has been here for god knows how long and is a disgrace. Luckily enough Ive only driven in it once because I know its there but someone will lose their ... [ more ]
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Marilyn C
Just looked on SCC website at reports for Ashdown Way. Several reports including one of young cyclist falling off bike because of pothole. All reports seem to be marked as "Closed". It appears that SCC definitely need to look at this a bit closer. ... [ more ]
I stand corrected. I have just walked down Ashdown Way and one, yes one, pothole has been filled in although it looks like a Blue Peter job, sticky tape and glue. Any odds on it lasting to next Friday?

What is the truth about climate change?

Waldringfield Village Hall. IP12 4QP
Greener Waldringfield
in Greener Waldringfield
Monday 20th February.      Waldringfield Village Hall.  IP12 4QP      7.30pm Greener Waldringfield has invited Prof John Midwinter FRS to give a talk about the effects of climate change. John has developed a deep understanding and ... [ more ]
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Ian C
To me it is not complex at all, but very simple. It is all very well saying that one eighth of power is wind generated, BUT that is not a CONSTANT eighth. Where does the electricity come from when there is no wind or sun?  As I write, the rest of our ... [ more ]
Jim D
Parts of Spain (e.g. El Hierro in the Canaries) have certainly managed it. It's not actually too hard, it's just a matter of doing it. It's all about storage and we've managed to do that in (for example) Scotland. We also got the tidal power coming ... [ more ]

**Important Weekend Football Information**

Kesgrave Community Centre
in Kesgrave Community Centre
Due to the colder weather and frozen pitches, all football matches taking place this weekend (21st & 22nd January 2017) at the community centre will be cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


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Reg S
Oh why 30 min from brick makers arms to Felixstowe rd surgery then the doc was ugh what can I do for you as I was coughing and spluttering you have on your a minute left on your appointment I was not a 84 year old patients but a number in a ... [ more ]
Christine S
Perhaps they will now repair the water leak that has been on the hill for the last two years plus.

Latest news on the potential Co-op on Hartree Way?

Ryan K in Kesgrave
I've had a little search on here (only just joined up so apologies if I've missed something about this!) but couldn't see anything. If anyone has any latest information that would be great as I live on the road, have done for nearly 2 years and since ... [ more ]

Recommendation for a vacuum cleaner repairer please

Valerie H
in Rushmere St Andrew
My Dyson needs some attention I think!  Doesn't pick up as well as it did.  Can anyone recommend a reputable and experienced repairer who could give it a service and see what the problem is please.  I live in Rushmere village area.  Many thanks.
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Martin C, we have a similar story. We got rid of ours because quite frankly it was only collecting dust. Valerie H, genuinely pleased that your Dyson lives for another day, well done.

New year, new hobby!

Joanne Rolph BA(Hons), LTCL, ALCM, PGCE, FISM
in Joanne Rolph BA(Hons), LTCL, ALCM, PGCE, FISM
Piano, flute,clarinet,saxophone and music theory lessons available. Over 20 years experience and DBS enhanced check. Weekday evenings, Saturday mornings and some daytime spaces available.  Gift vouchers available. Please contact me for details.
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Julia G
Hi Jo Thanks so much for your quick reply and help. I've passed this on so hopefully it will work out well. All the best! Julia

Social Group

Barbara M in Kesgrave
I'm sure there are a lot of people on their own or wanting to extend their social group in this area and for one reason or other have difficulty doing so. I'd like to get a social group going so people can have company to go to the theatre, jazz ... [ more ]
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Good morning Barbara M As we have at least 6 do you think we should call the cafe to reserve our table ? The number is 01473 738269 and they can get busy some days..just a thought. See you next week.

Suffolk School Admissions Portal - What a Palava! Please help....

Balkees J in Brightwell
I have just registered myself, got an account and tried to "add" my child's name and details to apply for a school. The deadline for applications is 15/Jan, so I thought I had better make an application. Unfortunately, the portal won't save child's ... [ more ]
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Iain W
What a ridiculous situation where users are prevented from using a local authority system simply because they use an Apple computer rather than a PC.  Wake up SCC there are many operating systems and browsers out there.  If you require someone to use ... [ more ]

New Beginner Tai Chi Class

Witnesham Village Hall
Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
in Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
A new Beginners Class starts in Witnesham on Thursday 2nd February 2017 5.45pm. At Witnesham Village Hall, Church Lane, Witnesham. IP69JD £5 per class. Your instructor will be Marc Levy. Tai Chi is suitable for all adults. We welcome new beginners ... [ more ]
Hi, Can I join these classes at any time? Through work commitments I wouldn't be able to attend any session until March. I've viewed your website, seen other classes and locations, the same applies but some beginners classes and their time and ... [ more ]
The classes always welcome beginners. Anyone is free to learn by following any of our classes. We are all very generous to beginners and accepting of their limitations. Hope to see you soon.

Unwanted unused printer cartridges - free

in Bucklesham
Changed my printer and have some unused cartridges going for free... 1) Canon HP364 (Black & 3 colours). Unopened from Tesco. 2) Assorted Epson... XP series XP-102/202/402/205/305/405/30 Black 1x Stylus D78/DX4050/DX5000/DX6000 Black 2x, Yellow ... [ more ]

Douglas Bader in Martlesham Heath

Laurence H
in Rushmere St Andrew
My wife heard a rumour that the Bader in Martleham has changed hands.  Is it true and who has taken over?  Another Hungry Horse or a Brewers Fayre?  If so will it have a Charlie Chalk Fun factory for the little ones?  Another rumour is it will be a ... [ more ]
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Mark F
Such a pity to be insulted for sharing an opinion people don't agree with. I don't expect everyone to agree with me but I do expect to be treated with respect and not have assumptions and insinuations made about my parenting style. No wonder Dave ... [ more ]
Betty A
This is not a comment, I can't find the right section. Can anyone tell me how to remove entries from Streetlife? I have two or three in,which are very much out of date. Betty A

Sacked on Christmas Eve

Laurence H
in Rushmere St Andrew
One of my fellow volunteers has been on Jobseekers for quite a while.  In September he was instructed by the Job Centre to get 'Work Experience' at Poundland in Felixstowe.  The initial plan of 20 hours per week for 4 weeks turned into 30 hours per ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Ltd
Our society is still based upon privileges. So many people have been brought up with this UN and EU equality nonsense they assume everyone at birth has an equal chance to succeeding in life. This is nothing further from the truth. (I believe everyone ... [ more ]
Laurence H
In a way it is like a pendulum.  In Victorain times the workers were seriously exploited and then the unions started to get them a fair deal and then the unions got too strong and took liberties.  Then Thatcher's government brought in legislation to ... [ more ]

Central Heating and Boiler engineer

Av A
in Rushmere St Andrew
Help!! Can anyone recommend someone who can look at our central heating, it has just stopped. Boiler does not come on. Thanks very much.
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Av A
Thanks to everyone for your suggestions. Someone coming round this morning to fix the problem. Really appreciated, xx

Carpet Cleaning recomendation required

Laurence H
in Rushmere St Andrew
I have a bedroom carpet that is looking a bit shabby but I do not think it worth replacing yet.  Can anyone reccomend a firm who does carpet cleaning?
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Mike B
Kesgrave Cleaning Services They can alternatively supply you with some professional stain remover for a very reasonable price.
Christine S
We used Hawkins homecare Ltd from Bealings 01473807514 done a superb job of our lounge and hall carpet. 3 days before Christmas. Where we had previously done it ourselves his was far better.

Miller and Carter

in Playford
Has anyone eaten at Miller and Carter (what used to be the Shepherd and Dog)?  If so what is it like, ie is the food good and reasonably priced for what you get, ie is it value for money.  Any comments would be greatly appreciated.
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I never said I had had a meal there, I was just asking for everyone's opinion so please read my posts correctly before accusing me of complaining.  Admittedly my previous post should have read 'I've decided against this particular place' and I also ... [ more ]

Carpenter needed

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New Year's Resolution- Join Rushmere Creative Writers

Rushmere Creative Writers
in Rushmere Creative Writers
Hi, we're a friendly group who enjoy writing and we're looking for new members to swell our numbers. Enjoyed writing at school? Always thought you've got a novel inside you that just needs coaxing out? Why not give us a try? We meet on Wednesday ... [ more ]
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Lynn L
Hi Sandie, I'd love to give it a try but I'm about to go away for a few days, could I start on 25th when I'm back?
Pat C
Hi Pauline it's a really friendly group & I'm an OAP also. It's a small group & we give each other helpful feedback on our efforts. Hope to see you

Independent Financial Advisor

Inks P in Kesgrave
Any recommendation for an independent financial advisor, i am reaching 40 , is it too late to have one now?
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Jo G
Hi Gary Moody at Carter Dawes is brilliant, he regularly checks any investments to make sure all is well, he phones about every 3 months to check I'm happy with things and comes to see me twice a year, I've never had any of that before. He gets a good ... [ more ]

Cleaner Needed

Nice parking in grange farm

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Keith P
Well Nosey Ron, 40 is relatively young to many of us having a whinge on here but it is stretching the definition a bit.☺

TV Repairer Wanted

in Kesgrave
Can anyone recommend someone who repairs home entertainment systems, specifically my DVD Player/TV Programme Recorder? Thanks