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Budgens and Turban Centre Car Park

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Barry W
Does anyone know anything about Sainsbury's buying Budgens in Woodbridge or the plans to build a multi-storey car park in Turban Centre Car Park
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John F
Where lorries park at the back of the store near the fishbox has been surveyed. I saw that.
Charmian B
What on earth was wrong with Terance T's post in this subject - I thought it was a free world here still and everyone point of view was valid? Or do you perhaps have the overriding censorship for this site Paul S ?? Your age has nothing to do with ... [ more ]

whos tree is it anyway

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Teresa B
I have just been round to my mum and stepfather that lives in St Andrews. My Stepfather has been to Melton hill Suffolk Coastal District Council and stated that he spoke to Mr Willis (willos) very helpful and stated he had left him a message on the phone ... [ more ]
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Martin M
Hi. Richard H is right-responsibility for the tree rests with the owner of the land it is growing on so you need to establish that. As a public highway the County Council have a duty to maintain safe and unobstructed access for bridleway users and have ... [ more ]
Teresa B
Thanks I will I had a response from SCC and hopefully someone will come and have a look I was trying to get the name of the lane but its not even on Google but there for was really good as they asked where it started and finished The tree was quite ... [ more ]

Feedback wanted for potential business idea

Local Conversations in Bromeswell

Gregory G
My partner and I are considering set up a business of hiring out vintage china (cups, saucers, plates, cake forks etc) to anyone wanting to host afternoon tea as part of a birthday party, wedding celebration or any other event for that matter. We would ... [ more ]
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Janette R
Like Carrie C, my daughter had an English tea party after her wedding breakfast four years ago.  We also scoured boot fairs & charity shops for them - which we still have in several large boxes!  The problem was the three tiered cake plates which at ... [ more ]
Yvonne T
I think it would be more viable if it was run alongside a little shop - which, I realise, is even more expense. On its own, you'd really need to have continuous bookings throughout the year to enable you to pay your business and personal overheads. ... [ more ]

Shepherd & Dog

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Anne C
Went to She[ & Dog other night  Absolutely chaotic.  Skeleton staff, long queues etc and food nowhere as good as it used to be.  A gentleman in the queue told me it was closing next weekend and would be taken over by Toby's.  Anybody clarify/verify ... [ more ]
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Tony G
Keith,Maidensgrave,or,more commonly Maidensgrove is the area of Woodbridge occupied by the John Grose Ford dealership.

Need affordable person to clean guttering and fix small part on end.

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Alice K
House based in Ipswich, Guttering needs cleaning and part of the pipe ha come away at the end. Need a decent company/person who can get the job done at best possible price. Thank you

Woodbridge Country Market

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Woodbridge Country Market
Please look at the Woodbridge Country Market organisation page to find information about this small but very valuable local market every Thursday morning, selling lovely homemade food, veg, craft, and other items.  Better still, also come along and visit ... [ more ]


Clubs & Groups in Kesgrave

No, but what I can suggest is a new course on FutureLearn starting on 15 September. I have done several FutureLearn courses and they are excellent being run by various Universities including the OU, renown for distance learning. There are usually ... [ more ]
Martin W
Hi sandie b, I've been teaching the 8 week mindfulness course locally 3 times per year since 2004; currently run from Framfield house medical centre, Woodbridge. The next course starts Sept 29, 5.30-7.30. Still taking bookings ..See ... [ more ]


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Shelagh K
Anyone know of a campervan for sale? Just need something roadworthy and reliable, a good runner able to get us up to the Highlands and down to Cornwall to visit family
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Plumber and DIY man needed in Ipswich

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Alice K
Hi, I am looking for an honest and hard working plumber/handy man to: - Service a boiler and provide me with a Gas Safety Certificate - Bleed and service radiators - Fix 3 leeks (one under sink and one under a radiator) these could just be washers. - ... [ more ]

Lost Licence

Local Conversations in Martlesham

Charlie S
Moved to Woodbridge from London a short while ago and paid a visit to the doctors yesterday morning. Came out of doctors and drove home. A short while later me and the wife saw a police car pull up across the the road. "Who's in trouble?" we thought. To ... [ more ]
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Patricia K
We moved into the area in October returning from France and like the other newcomers we have found Suffolk people to be very helpful and friendly we have some wonderful neighbours who have made us feel welcome
Penny H
Similarly, I dropped my purse at the Tesco petrol station last year. It was handed in at the police station the following day. I was amazed. Certainly a good place to live, for this and many other reasons.

Found in the woods

Lost & Found in Great Bealings

Christine S
Hullo This teddy was found in the wood beside the Police HQ this morning. I was a bit wet so have been taken home to dry off. If you know who the owner is please pm me and I will tell you where it can be collected from.
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Paul C
If you go down to the woods today you're in for a big surprise. If you go down to the woods today you'll hardly believe your eyes. Poor Ted missed his picnic in the rain!!

Crime Brief 11 - 17 August 2015 - Kesgrave, Martlesham and Rushmere

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Swan Close Scheme
Criminal Damage Woodbridge Road - overnight 12 – 13 August – rakes and green damaged on golf course Rushmere Heath - 13 August 2.40pm – golf green damaged when pedal cycle used to skid on green. – Offenders identified Vehicle Crime Foxhall Road ... [ more ]

Free - Starwriter 30 Personal Publishing System

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Bob B
This is a working personal electronic document writing/storage/printing system complete with power supply, user's guide and floppy disk with a letter head file. Ideal for writing letters without a computer. Uses Canon CR-100 ribbon which is still ... [ more ]

Flypast today

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2 wheeled shopping trolley

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Chris H
Shopping trolley, used but in good condition. Collect Woodbridge. Would appreciate recipient donating £5 to a charity of his/her choice (optional).

Gardener / handyman.

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Alan G
Can anyone recommend a gardener/ handyman who could tidy up my garden, cut back a quite tall hedge , and remove rubbish . someone reliable and reasonably priced.Thanks.
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Teresa G
Many thanks to David for all his hard work today!  You did a great job, much appreciated.  Happy to recommend.

Free - Teenager's Study Bunk Bed (Model B with two wardrobe doors)

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Bob B
Originally purchased from Moriati's Workshop, Kent for a teenage daughter's 6'4" x 12' bedroom, this study bunk bed (like picture but with two wardrobe doors and wider clothes rail) accommodates a 6'2" x 2'6" mattress (not supplied). It is plastic ... [ more ]
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David B
Ipswich Furniture Project is always my first choice with such things. They will collect and your unwanted items are sure of a deserving home.

Wanted...unwanted fruit and vegetables-swap for jam/preserves

Local Conversations in Ufford

Alice K
I've started a new hobby making jam and chutney. Does anyone have any unwanted fruit or vegetables? Happy to come pick from tree or collect from ground in exchange for a few jars.
Martin F
I've got a load of Greengages with me at work today to shift. It was the overhang into next doors garden that I had to cut back , some are now slightly on the turn but the majority are fine. Free if you want them, but they'll need to go asap before they ... [ more ]

Shop Closure

Local Conversations in Kingston

Charlotte T
Does anyone know the reason why the Green Olive Tree deli in the Thoroughfare has suddenly closed?
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Carrie H
I saw a man doing a stockstake the other day when the door was open. Personally, l am not surprised it didn't work - there was a limited rànge of mostly fairly ordinary produce and uncovered food on a table in the centre. For a while there was a really ... [ more ]

Community Litter pick - melton & Woodbridge

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Charlie Z
Just to remind everyone that a week on Friday, 7th August, we will be doing another litter pick - we will be meeting at 10am outside McColls newsagent in Melton and at 2pm outside the cafe on Kingston Fields in Woodbridge (children can come to this one ... [ more ]
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Charlie Z
Thank you so much to everyone who turned out for Transition Woodbridge's Community Litter Pick! Once again it was great fun to meet like minded people and pick up lots of litter too. In total we picked 4 black sack fulls so well done everyone!

Music Music Music

Local Conversations in Ufford

Jules P
The Woodbridge Arts and Music festival is on this weekend. Thought I would pass it on as I can't be the only person around who doesn't  but a newspaper.  Music in Elmhurst Park from 2pm
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Jules P
Didn't go yesterday, can't find out about the music, no signs anywhere that I can see. Anyone out there know anything??

female Hairdresser

Recommendations in Kingston

Sheila B
I am new to the area (Martlesham and can drive) and I need a hairdresser I can trust.  I have recently been very ill and my hair is falling out.  I need a hairdresser who will treat it gently and either use no products or use ones that do not have ... [ more ]
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Ann F
Definitely Hairlistic on Grange Farm. Michelle is very knowledgable about treating your body with care and uses great natural products.

Kesgrave, Martlesham, Rushmere Crime Brief 28 July – 3 August 2015

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Swan Close Scheme
Criminal Damage Brendon Drive - between 27 and 31 July – glass in upstairs window smashed by stone being thrown Vehicle Crime Dodson Vale - 30 July between 10 and 11.59pm – wheelie bin kicked over. Wing mirror damaged. Theft Edmonton Road - ... [ more ]


Recommendations in Broom Hill

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Andrew G
I can recommend Vic Brooks in Woodbridge, he has just completed a similar project and is continuing to work for me his contact numbers are 07545 428467 and 01394 388783 Good Luck Andy G

Gas Patio Heater

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