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Police speed check on Playford Road Tue 24th Feb

Recommendations in Playford

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Richard G
Thats what progress is all about . How many people were killed by cars in 1820 ? How many people died in plane crashes in 1775 ? People are happy to take the benefits of progress like foreign holidays , cheap chinese imports , automatic washing machines ... [ more ]
Julian M
Speed plays such I minor role in causing accidents but it's the easiest to measure and make money out off. If it really was just about saving lives then they wouldn't stick their vans in the biggest grossing roads like 40mph duals but in 20mph ... [ more ]

Badminton for Beginners

Clubs & Groups in Kesgrave Community Centre

Kesgrave Community Centre
Kesgrave Community Centre offer a Badminton for Beginners Class for those aged over 18 on a Wednesday evening between 6pm and 7pm in the Kesgrave Sports Hall. All equipment is provided, and the coached sessions cost £4 per person per week to attend. ... [ more ]
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Kesgrave Community Centre
Thank you for your comment Heather. At the current time, due to sports hall capacity, we offer coached badminton sessions on a Wednesday evening between 6pm and 7pm, or there is a daytime session on a Tuesday morning between 9.30am and 10.30am which is ... [ more ]

Kesgrave, Martlesham, Rushmere Crime Brief 18 - 24 February 2015

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
Vehicles Holly Road - At around 1am, Saturday 21st February, an offender was seen entering an insecure silver Renault that was parked in Holly Road, Kesgrave. Two Motorola walkie-talkies and some cash were stolen from within. Police would like to ... [ more ]
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Re-turf

Recommendations in Playford

Sharon M
I need my lawn renovating , and re- turfed, because I only had it done last year , and it looks like a mud heap already 😡 , if anyone could give me a good recommendation , of anyone that could do it, or does anyone know how I could help the grass come ... [ more ]
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Mrs Tiggywinkle
I'm reading all the comments with interest as I've got the same problem with parts of my lawn....and I have 3 dogs...so might be a hopeless case for me!

Kesgrave Crowned Suffolk's Most Active Town

Clubs & Groups in Kesgrave Community Centre

Kesgrave Community Centre
Forget the Brit Awards and the Oscars we have won our very own award here at kesgrave! Did you know that Kesgrave has been crowned the most active town in Suffolk and KWMCC are very proud to be at the heart of this active community. Suffolk County ... [ more ]

Double glazed window

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Tidy our garden

Recommendations in Martlesham

Carrie A
Does anyone know a local person who can help us tidy up our garden. We live in Woodbridge and will pay of course. We need our lawn cleared of leaves, treated for moss and mown and other general tidying jobs.
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Jennie W
My husband does gardening work, regular and one off, no job to small, reasonable rates, just retired from full time work so looking for gardening work to keep himself busy. Contact info. Ronnie Wood 07765961631 or 01473 737571

Kesgrave News - New Photographer

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Kesgrave cameras .
I'm delighted to announce with great pride that I've been appointed the new resident photographer for our local free monthly magazine 'Kesgrave News'. Many of you will remember Keith Beecroft, a lovely guy who had provided the magazine with many stunning ... [ more ]
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Janette R
Life is what YOU make of it.  But if you want suggestions of what's on in the area - why not visit Ipscene?  The site was set up by a lady fed up of hearing people saying 'there's nothing to do around here' - covers IP1-IP17 postcode area.

Police Message - Attempted burglary, Martlesham Heath 16 Feb 2015

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
WO/15/293 BURGLARY - DWELLING (attempt) LARK RISE MARTLESHAM Heath 16 February 2.35pm – entry to via insecure door. Victim has called out on hearing door open. Two youths seen running away. Nothing stolen Please ensure your doors ... [ more ]
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Old Plod
Sympathy for the victim. It makes me angry when people acquire stuff dishonestly. Was it the front or back door?
Swan Close Scheme
I understand from the Police Connect message that it was the front door. Nothing was stolen in this case but as you say, it is a bit of a shock having to challenge strangers in your own home.

Cycling Road Road

Clubs & Groups in Kesgrave Community Centre

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Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre
Kesgrave Community Centre
A community cycling event for all the family will be taking place on Sunday 14th June 2015, 3 days before the Friends Life Women's Tour passes through Kesgrave on Wednesday 17th June 2015. Come along and have your bike security marked by the police, buy ... [ more ]

Computing for Beginners

Clubs & Groups in Kesgrave Community Centre

Kesgrave Community Centre
Concerned that many of us in our local community are missing out, we are offering Computer courses for complete beginners every Thursday at KWMCC, to help you get online. These lessons are for complete beginners and offer easy-to-follow training in a ... [ more ]

Suffolk Police - Non urgent crime reporting via the web (an alternative to 101)

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Swan Close Scheme
There is a Police contact web page for any information you are able to provide in relation to crime or suspected crime. Ideal if you don't like phoning 101 or you are an avid texter. You need to be in 'View All' mode to activate the blue hypertext.
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Peter L
Robert Peel put the Police out on "Foot Patrol" in order to prevent a and apprehend crime, and in each community. Progressing from that through Bicycle Patrol to Large Fast Motor Vehicles, loaded with technology and weapons has'nt really taken too long. ... [ more ]

Mother's Day Family Portrait Photo Session In Your Own Home - Special Offer

£47.50 in Brightwell

Kesgrave cameras .
Family Portrait Photos for Mothers Day. We have a special Mother's Day visit package again this year, with prices starting at just £47.50 for visit to your home to include an hour's shooting including a disc or key drive with 20 of the best edited ... [ more ]

Roadside Scam Warning - Norfolk and Suffolk

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Swan Close Scheme
A number of incidents of supposedly broken down car owners have been flagging down motorists for assistance by asking for cash for fuel and offering valueless jewellery in exchange. Phone 101 if you've noticed something like this or 999 if its currently ... [ more ]
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Broadband bundles

Local Conversations in Playford

Silvergran
Need to change from BT as they have hiked their prices up.  What is a good provider for phone and broadband with unlimited broadband usage?  Someone did reply to my post a few months ago but I can't find his message.  Any help would be appreciated.
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Bob B
I agree with both of you. A lot of us are under the same umbrella - it's just that it's got holes in it!
Marie S
Whatever provider you decide to switch to make sure to apply through a cashback site such as www.quidco.com or www.topcashback.co.uk and earn £100's purely for switching provider.  e.g £80 cashback to switch to plusnet with quidco or £94.50 with ... [ more ]

speed limit sign

Local Conversations in Bucklesham

tigerlily
We could do with a 5 m.p.h. speed sign on entering the Millellium sportsfield car park, which should also cover the driveway to the Jubilee pavilion. Since they opened the pavilion cars drive down there at such speed that one day there is going to be a ... [ more ]
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tigerlily
What! walk a couple hundred meters there will be an uproar. I think it will take an accident before anyone listens..I agree that if the staff are this irresponsible what are they doing looking after children? Makes you wonder.
Laurence H
My wife has been to Kesgrave Council as she knows the ladies in the office, and had also been told by dog walkers on the Green how fast these mums were driving to drop their children off.  Kesgrave Council is going to have a word with the lady that runs ... [ more ]

February Half Term Activities

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Kesgrave Community Centre
February Half-Term Fun For youngsters age 5-12 years with Premier Sport at Kesgrave Community and Sports Centre, Multi-activity 16 Feb 2015 - 20 Feb 2015 09:00 - 15:30   Football 16 Feb 2015 - 17 Feb 2015 09:00 - 15:30   Fencing / ... [ more ]

Phone Scams - Reporting Nuisance Calls and Texts

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Swan Close Scheme
Which? have a comprehensive nuisance call reporting form. Which? is lobbying the government for action on tackling a variety of unwanted phone calls and text. This reporting form is very comprehensive and allows you to enter whatever data you have. You ... [ more ]

Phone Scam Poll

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Swan Close Scheme
I'm using Streetlife to communicate with Neighbourhood Watch Members in Swan Close, Martlesham Heath. At the moment I'm trying to find out how we can tackle phone scams before they become a reportable police issue (i.e. fraud). I'm reaching everyone in ... [ more ]
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Bob B
My wife's just had a phone call from someone she doesn't wish to speak to and is a repeated caller. Using 1471 (a free BT service) to identify the caller I had the following BT message: Calling Line Identity:  07775268946 Time: 10:44 Key words in the ... [ more ]
Swan Close Scheme
My conclusions so far from responses to my Phone Scam conversations are that we have to have suffered some distress ending in 'monetary loss' before it becomes a fraud issue and can be referred to the Police. Whilst there is ostensibly a means of ... [ more ]

NHW Swan Close Scheme - Link to Scheme activities

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
I have just added the link to the Neighbourhood Watch web site for our Scheme which is centred on IP5 3SD. Just click on the long piece of text under the Swan Close Scheme heading.

Guys and Dolls - production by The Junior Otley Players 13th, 14th February

Local Conversations in Little Bealings

Steph
Next Friday evening and Saturday (matinee and evening) The Junior Otley Players will be performing the ever-popular Guys and Dolls at Otley Village Hall.  Come and sing along! Tickets are still available: Adults £6 and Children £3, available from 01473 ... [ more ]

FTAGH Purple curtains 2m x 2m

Give, Lend & Borrow in Maidensgrave

Kristan F
Free to a good home. Pair of dark purple curtains made from a shiny material. These have around a 2m drop and were fitted for a window that is around 2m wide. They are black out curtains and are in very good condition. Anyone want them? :)
Bob B
I have a long solid brass curtain pole I need to get rid of - free to Streetlifers who can collect. I've polished up one end to give an idea what it looks like. You may need to click on 'View All' to activate 'solid brass curtain pole' text and then ... [ more ]

rabbit hutch

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Lisa S
Has anyone local got a decent sized guinea pig/rabbit hutch for sale in good condition? Would like a run roo if you have one. Thanks

Suffolk SAFEkey

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
I've been meaning to put a 'get your keys back' fob for my key ring because I know what it's like to either lose my keys or think I've lost them. Suffolk Constabulary were signing up members today with Suffolk SAFEkey at a local supermarket and after a ... [ more ]
Swan Close Scheme
Douglas Paxton our Chief Constable has just written to Neighbourhood Watch Members saying that he did actually lose his keys recently and was thankfully re-united with them as he was a member of Suffolk SAFEkey. He wanted to remind us that we will be ... [ more ]