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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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Ruth B
It was a lovely evening - thank you so much, Paula for organising it and to Barbara for setting up the group. I had a great time and it was nice to meet and chat with you all. I'm really looking forward to our next meeting. Here's the link to the ... [ more ]

A long shot

Debbie W in Brightwell
After a little bump on a Foxhall roundabout (whoops) now looking for bonnet for Peugeot 406 Rapier HDI estate1997cc 11/09/2001. Many thanks.
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Jeff W
I did a Google search for Peugeot 406 Rapier parts and came up with

Recommendation flowers delivery

Joan M in Beacon Hill
Hi can anyone recommend a flower  delivery service. I have always ordered from Flying Flowers for my sisters birthday  27th December. usually delivering around 23 rd. Have always been satisfied with the flowers and service never let me down. However ... [ more ]
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Carpenter Required

Trevor S in Kesgrave
Having recently had new flooring laid in my kitchen and utility, I now need to have the veneered chipboard kickboards trimmed by approx. 5mm and refitted. Does anyone have any recommendations as to who could carry out this work please?
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music afternoon.

John H in Kesgrave
It's going to be fogy tonight so why not come out to lattice barn's music afternoon. 2pm to 4.30pm.
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John H
Thanks to all 9 acts who came this afternoon and thanks to all who came to listen. It was a good afternoon.

'Spare a Thought' campaign Gift Tree

Victoria T in Kesgrave
🎄We are started the 'spare a Thought' campaign in Kesgrave 🎄 This campaign works alongside catch 22 a charity which supports young people from age 16years when they leave care. The aim is to provide a gift for young people aged 16-20years who have ... [ more ]
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Beth B
Hi Victoria, Been working so only had the chance to nip into little Tesco last night, but all the tags on the tree were gone! Did you still need help or has all gifts been provided for? If so, is there any other help I could give? Beth x
Victoria T
Sorry Beth! My husband was in hospital yesterday unwell and I hadn't had a chance to fill up the tags. There are now some on the tree again. We have all 40 presents. There are actually 250 young people in Ipswich looked after by catch 22. My target ... [ more ]

Stair gate and extra large dog crate

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Sue W
Hi Peter they don't want it for their car.  Its their first dog and they want a big crate so when they go out she has plenty of room in it.
Peter P
hi sue.w    it was not just for the car but that's the only time we used it. our dog had the run of a large garden.

Personalised sweet cones for parties and events

Love is sweet in Love is sweet
Personalised sweet cones, £1 each. These are becoming very popular at parties and are replacing the old "party bags". Free delivery with orders of £10 or more. Pop over to my Facebook page and see my other sweet gifts and sweet trees. Sweet ... [ more ]
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Love is sweet
Hi Adam, my trees start from £10, my small sweet trees stand approx 12" tall,medium 14" tall and large "18.5" tall. Thank you Website Facebook sweet tables-love is sweet

Gifts for stocking fillers

Joanne Rolph Creations in Joanne Rolph Creations
Personalised bag charms £1.99 + 1.00 P&P.  Any name available. Choice of colour for pony beads. Collection by arrangement only.  Please note that due to the small parts, these are not suitable for small children. 
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Joanne Rolph Creations
Jay  Thanks for the order. I'm just waiting for some more alphabet beads, which have been despatched today and then I can get them done. Should be ok for 16th. I will be in touch when they are ready.

Music Lessons

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House Clearance Rubbish Removal

Alex in Rushmere St Andrew
A friend of mine needs some furniture and rubbish removing from a three bedroom terraced house off Rushmere Road.   There are three double beds and mattresses upstairs and about four units of drawers.  Downstairs there is a small round dining table. ... [ more ]
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Sue B
The Hospice charity shop (122 Foxhall Road) will collect free of charge, we used them when I had to clear my late aunt's house.  213049

Christmas Fayre at Landguard Fort

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Landguard Fort, Viewpoint Road, Felixstowe, Ip11 3TW
Laurence H in Rushmere St Andrew
There are many Chrismas Fayres but only one in a Fort, The museum will have displays and exhibits, Felixstowe Country Market, Guide Dogs.  Snow Queen and Olaf Room.  Enjoy the Christmas Quiz Trail. Craft and gift stalls.  Beach Bonkers, Fab faces ... [ more ]

Broke Hall Carols on the Green

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Opposite the shops on Penshurst Rd
Marilyn C in Kesgrave
Join us on the Green for a traditional but family-friendly Carol Service. Music by The Hospital Band ensemble. Songs by St Augustines puppets. Traditional Carols and Readings will tell the Christmas story. Refreshments to follow with presents for ... [ more ]

Good handyman urgently needed

Music afternoon. this Tuesday.

John H in Kesgrave
Music afternoon at The Lattice Barn, This Tuesday. All welcome. With a round the room system. Or you can come and listen. Hoping to have some friends, who could not make the other Tuesdays, as it clashed with other groups.

Window cleaner needed!

DK in Rushmere St Andrew
Hello Looking for recommends for a good and reliable window cleaner on Bixley Farm please. Prefer smaller companies or self-employed one-man-bands. Seems larger companies aren't always good value or good/reliable! Thanks in advance
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Richard B
Ollys services mobile 07722518648 / 01473 740505 A young polish family two males and a female they are polite Very very good and cleans all upvc frames & sills at the same time At no extra cost at a very reasonable price. My son lives on Bixley ... [ more ]

Cat Found on Nock Gardens

Sara R in Little Bealings
We awoke early yesterday morning to a cat on our kitchen roof.  She came in to keep warm (it was freezing out) and we took her to the vets to see if she was chipped.  She's not.  They recommeded we leave her outside again but she was back very late ... [ more ]
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Ipads versus laptops

Lol in Rushmere St Andrew
Looking for recommendations/advice as laptop needs replacing and before I buy would appreciate anyones experience of either please. Thanks in advance 😃
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I too would recommend a tablet, unless you are a heavy business type user. I have an iPad and never have a reason to use my laptop. It is redundant. As previously mentioned even Microsoft Office 365 can be installed on a tablet and printing can be ... [ more ]

Badminton at Kesgrave

Rosalyn S in Gainsborough
Hi, does anyone know whether the 11am to 1pm badminton sessions on a Monday and Friday still happen at Kesgrave Sports Centre please?
Cheryl H
I am pleased to advise that the Monday and Friday morning term time badminton sessions between 11am and 1pm do still take place.  The final session before Christmas will be on Friday 16th December 2016, and sessions will resume on Tuesday 3rd January ... [ more ]

Car Wash

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Dog walker litter louts !

Gill in Warren Heath
Yet again a proportion of dog walkers who walk along Longstrops are leaving dog pooh bags beside the bin near to Fentons Wood . The bin is full so rather than take it to another bin , or home, the bags have been piled on top or around the bin . ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Ltd
Samantha, I think you are getting confused with horse manure?  Dog poo etc. is a health hazard. There might be a reason why people do not mix dog poo with compost in their garden... after all who would pay for horse manure if you had a dog...

Evening of Reflection Friday 16th December at 7pm

Town C in Kesgrave
Evening Of Reflection Friday 16 Dec 2016 19:00 On Friday 16th December at 7.00pm, the Town Council will be he holding its annual “Evening of Reflection” at Legion Green (Near the Royal British Legion Hall). You may ask what the event is ... [ more ]


Barbara R in Broke Hall
We're having two large variegated holly bushes taken down next Wednesday if anyone would like to come and take branches for wreaths etc. before that date please let me know.

Can you recommend a sewing machine?

Rosalyn S in Gainsborough
I would like to replace my 30 year plus sewing machine. Does anyone have any recommendations please?
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Shirley M
I would also recommend Janome.  Mine was bought from Franklins, several years ago and they matched the price I could buy on-line.  They will also give you lessons on how to use your machine, if necessary.
Neal S
My mum has just given my daughter this janome and has bought another janome. She loves this make of sewing machine.

Central Heating Engineer

Charlie R in Martlesham Heath
Can I  say "thank you" to all those who suggested local engineers when my Central Heating went "phut" recently. Ian Banks (Accredited Heating Services) came out, diagnosed the problem and promptly fixed it. Great service - his name's in my book. ... [ more ]