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Stephanie F
Before you knock KTC I would like to point out that in this instance they don't have any powers. The land which the travellers are on belongs to SCDC other KTC.
RAH
Exactly my point not knocking them just seem to be a cost that could be removed from our council tax, if they have no powers.

Mead Drive Car Park Closure

Clubs & Groups in Warren Heath

Ramshead
So Grange Farm residents are disadvantaged again.  How much extra is going to be added to pollution and carbon footprint on the slow run round to Bell Lane? The decision must have been made by the anonymous KWMCC, why can't they be man enough to say so ... [ more ]

Join our team

Clubs & Groups in Warren Heath

Kesgrave Community Centre
Have you got what it takes to join our team? We are looking for casual bar staff, shifts may include weekend evenings and occasional weekend afternoons. As a member of our customer-facing team, you will be responsible for delivering top quality service ... [ more ]

Charity event Bring and Buy cake and coffee morning

Clubs & Groups in Beacon Hill

Sue V
My mum died in November 2013 from vascular dementia. Last year we raised over £500 for dementia research  at a            BRING AND BUY CAKE AND COFFEE MORNING so we are doing it again this tear. Saturday 27th June 2015 10am until 2pm So please come ... [ more ]
Sue V
Thank you one and all, what a fantastic morning we had. We raised a magnificent £400...........You supported us both with your time, your wonderful cakes and of course the money we raised. Great full thanks to one and all.

Alice Grange Care Home or Other

Recommendations in Little Bealings

Sara R
Hi everyone.  My grandparents have just been moved into a care home in Southwold.  At 96 and 97 they are now unable to cope with just carers coming in and we are too far away to help on a daily basis. As we live on Grange Farm and Woodbridge we thought ... [ more ]
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Stephen W
I looked at cotman house in felixstowe on behalf of an elderley relative, the staff could not have been more helpfull, they gave us a guided tour & it is like a 5 star hotel, we were able to chat with the residents & they all love it there, it ... [ more ]

Adjustable dress forms

Give, Lend & Borrow in Maidensgrave

Maureen R
Does anyone out there have an adjustable dress form they no longer use, have never used or just don't like? I have clothes to alter and am sure I would find one of those dress making forms useful. Maureen R
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Gary P
Not for sale, unfortunately.  BUT a loan may be possible.  I will contact you again in a week or so.

Walking dogs off the lead

Local Conversations in Little Bealings

Paul S
I know many dog owners won't hear a word said against their dogs but I just wonder if any would give me an opinion on this? If you had a dog, dangerous or not, that you clearly couldn't keep under control, would you let it off the lead in a public ... [ more ]
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tigerlily
As a dog owner I am ashamed someone would act this way, my dogs are both friendly but never, never would I let them near a child that was frightened by one. Don't suppose you heard the name of the dog? Must say I haven't come across this man and dog by ... [ more ]
Paul S
Sadly, the guy is definitely very familiar to me. See him a lot  around Kesgrave and Martlesham but I just can't place where. Got a feeling he lives near Cedarwood. It will come to me at some point.

Woman Driving Instructor

Recommendations in Waldringfield Heath

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idiotic cyclists

Local Conversations in Playford

Silvergran
Whilst driving along Colchester Rd this morning towards Heath Rd, a couple of cyclists on racing bikes  who I should say were in their 20s, were ridingmslowly,  two abreast and holding up a flow of traffic as there wasn't room to pass due to oncoming ... [ more ]
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Paul S
To recap, the cycle lane is a 'shared use' path. Lots of junctions, lots of concealed driveways, pedestrians, dogs, obstacles. In short, it's not really a cycle lane at all and is way more dangerous than being on the road, a choice the cyclist is legally ... [ more ]

adult bicycle

Give, Lend & Borrow in Kingston

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Pam S
We are selling a gents Holdsworth Ventura road bike in excellent condition, 20 gears £70 o.n.o. in Kesgrave
Keith B
I have a bike which works OK, but gears need attention. Free of charge, but perhaps a small donation to charity.  Ring 01394 383929.

Woodbridge and District SNT - Crime Brief 17 - 21 June 2015

Clubs & Groups in Bucklesham

Swan Close Scheme
Thefts: In Woodbridge Thoroughfare - 17 June between 9.45 and 10.15am – purse removed from bag. Quayside - 20 June between 2 and 4.30pm – purse removed from elderly person whilst in busy location

Litter Picking

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham

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Tea Hut Kingston Fields, Woodbridge
Charlie Z
Hello all you wonderful litter pickers! Following a very successful litter pick back in April we, Transition Woodbridge are organising another 2 on Friday 7th August! It was a really social event and we love meeting new people. Please do come along. ... [ more ]
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Emma D
If you contact Suffolk Coastal Dc they will drop off litter pickers for you and you can arrange for them to come and collect all the bags of litter.

Burglaries - Martlesham Heath and Rushmere

Clubs & Groups in Bucklesham

Swan Close Scheme
Suffolk Police Reports: wo/15/1044 burglary - dwelling lancaster drive Martlesham Heath between 5.15pm 16 june and 8am 17 june – entry to property via garage window. old copper piping removed from room at rear of property wo/15/1045 ... [ more ]
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Swan Close Scheme
The Kesgrave & District Safer Neighbourhood Team will be holding a public meeting in Grundisburgh on Monday 13 July 2015. The meeting, being held at the Playing Field Pavillion at Ipswich Road in Grundisburgh, from 6.30pm, will give you the ... [ more ]

Kesgrave & District Safer Neighbourhood Team

Clubs & Groups in Kesgrave

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Playing Field Pavillion at Ipswich Road in Grundisburgh
Bob B
The Kesgrave & District Safer Neighbourhood Team will be holding a public meeting in Grundisburgh on Monday 13 July. The meeting, being held at the Playing Field Pavillion at Ipswich Road in Grundisburgh, from 6.30pm, will give you the opportunity ... [ more ]

HELP WANTED

Clubs & Groups in Rushmere Street

Eric F
We are a couple with a very small charity. We need to learn how to organise some office basics on our computer, e.g. putting documents and photos into folders and files,so that we can find everything when we need it. We are generally computer literate ... [ more ]
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Community group in need of some things!

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham

Charlie Z
Hello! Transition Woodbridge have a Forest Garden Allotment and we need some old (but usable) garden chairs and a shed (ideally a potting shed). If anyone has one we can come and collect it. Or, if you would like to come along and join us in the ... [ more ]
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Laurence H
Hi Charlie, my number is 01473621923 although I shall be out this afternoon, the Fort number is 01394675900 and Shirley the manager knows about the sheds. I will be in the Fort all day tomorrow but would warn you there is an event on called Crossing ... [ more ]
Laurence H
Sorry Charlie but I have to take back the offer of the sheds, one of our other members has plans for it so we can't let you have them.  Sorry to have built up your hopes for nothing

Electrician for minor repairs in Grange Farm house

Recommendations in Brightwell

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Steve S
Hi i am an electrician and run my own company for 26 years just email me any time or call 07850567000

Alert: fraudsters are sending spoof text messages

Clubs & Groups in Bucklesham

Swan Close Scheme
The scam text messages claim that there has been fraud on the recipient's account or that the account details need to be updated. The texts encourage people to call a number or visit a website, often claiming the matter is urgent. However the telephone ... [ more ]
Swan Close Scheme
Further details on how to protect yourself from this crime are at ActionFraud's web site at: http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/alert-fraudsters-are-sending-spoof-text-messages-to-victims-th...

Litter Picking!

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham

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McColls Melton
Charlie Z
Hello all you wonderful litter pickers! Following a very successful litter pick back in April we, Transition Woodbridge are organising another 2 on Friday 7th August! It was a really social event and we love meeting new people. Please do come along. We ... [ more ]

Proposed Building!

Local Conversations in Maidensgrave

Amanda P
Attached is a letter proposing a Co-op Store in the middle of a residential area on Grange Farm. Please read and lodge your petition if you feel that this should not go ahead! Thank you.
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Charlotte B
You can't speak for everyone who lives near by because I know a few people in that area and even live on that road and the next one over and they think it is a good idea.
Stuart R
This sounds like a "not in my backyard" statement. I'm sure that this project is still in the planning stage, and things like those mentioned (road widening, entrance and exit, loading area for HGV's etc) will be taken into account before planning ... [ more ]

Car Hit by Lorry

Local Conversations in Broom Hill

Sarah S
Hi, on Thursday morning (11/6/2015), I drove into Bealings Lane from Great Bealings to find several cars up the bank with a blue DVS articulated lorry coming towards us.  Unfortunately, he did not stop, even though I was up the bank he hit my black ... [ more ]
Silvergran
Sorry to hear that, I had at happen to me once whilst stationary and a lorry scraped the side of my car.  I had two witnesses, and like you one followed the lorry and got his reg number and the firm he worked for.  I told my insurance company and when I ... [ more ]

Suffolk bowls

Clubs & Groups in Bucklesham

tigerlily
Hi all Suffolk bowlers, Suffolk are bowlig against Northants at Felixstowe & Suffolk bowling Green platters Road Felixstowe next Sunday. Come and enjoy the game,giving them your support in the Middleton Cup. 2.00 p.m. We have had two good wins one ... [ more ]

Invitation to Join Streetlife

Local Conversations in Playford

Paul C
What a surprise to receive a letter this morning addressed to "The lovely person who lives at......" On opening it I found an invitation to join Streetlife. The fact that I am writing this tells you that I am already a member of the Social Network. How ... [ more ]
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Stuart R
Haha, mine was addressed to "The lovely person who lives at.......". I thought it can't be talking about me, so I put it in the bin 😄 (I did get it out again and subsequently registered).

Doctors and Speech Therpaists

Recommendations in Kesgrave

Alice H
Hello, we are moving to Little Bealings in a few weeks and need to register with a doctors surgery so are looking for a recommendation. We also are looking for recommendations for a speech therapist for one of our children. Many thanks.
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Jacqueline B
HI, I had  to go to Framfield Medical Centre today and I can confirm they do have speech therapist I forgot to say they have 8 Doctors and several nurses available You can go on their website which tells you all about them
Alice H
Hi Jacqueline! Thank you for the recommendation, I've looked at the website and it looks fantastic but they aren't taking on any new patients at the moment unfortunately. I'll keep researching. Thanks, Alice

KWMCC Cycle Roadshow Sunday 14th June 2015

Clubs & Groups in Kesgrave Community Centre

Kesgrave Community Centre
Due to the Cycle Roadshow event this Sunday  the Mead Drive car park will be closed for parking on Sunday 14th June, all visitors to the event will be able to use our Twelve Acre Approach car park. The KWMCC Cycle Roadshow, is from 10am-2pm FREE entry ... [ more ]