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O J M in Ipswich Town Centre
Does anyone know of an oven repair person?  My oven is not heating up enough so am assuming it's something to do with the element.


O J M in Ipswich Town Centre
Belstead allotments have vacant plots looking for keen gardeners. For less than £40 a year rent you can grow and eat your own produce, enjoy the fresh air and peace and quiet, take advantage of offers by joining Ipswich Allotment Holders Association and ... [ more ]

Busking/Street Performance In Ipswich

Finchy in Westbourne
Thankfully the trumpet guy seems to have disappeared, he was the worst busker I think I've ever heard. But accordion man (regularly near Debenhams) must be second worst.
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Diane B
Wow! Thanks Buzz R. I'll pass on your complement. It'll build their confidence for next time. Best thing is they really enjoyed busking together - " It was fun".

Photo ID.

SMM in Ipswich Town Centre
I am after a some information please. I'm going to have to get some form off photo ID (Can't open a new bank account, take out a new phone contract, can't get a new dentist etc.) with out doing so regardless of the fact I've lived with 10 miles of my ... [ more ]
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It's not going to be cheap Spotty Dog. I need to get a medical report from my doctors (Private appointment not NHS) same with opticians and my licence might not be renewed and according to the lady I spoke to at the DVLA this morning could take approx ... [ more ]

Two tickets for Boris Godunov available.

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Cineworld. Cardinal Park Ipswich
Interested in Ipswich Town Centre
Would anyone like to buy from me 2 tickets to the opera Boris Godunov, to be shown at Cineworld on March 21st next year? This is an event cinema showing and the opera is part of the Royal Opera 2015/2016 season. The seats are P17 and 18, that's right at ... [ more ]

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Door fitter

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Claire B
Irene, I know that Luke B broke his phone yesterday - should be back in action later today, but if you need to get hold of him this morning it may be best to private message him on here!


DAF in Ipswich Town Centre
I saw a advert on the television last night and thought of all the dogs who will no doubt be stressed out in the coming weeks, its for a Adaptil plug in diffuser which should help to calm a dog in stressful situations. As I used to have a dog who was ... [ more ]
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Tracey L
Personally I get fed up of the fireworks,its great on Nov 5th or a couple of nights either side of that but they go on for weeks.You think its safe to walk your dog or let them in the garden and then more fireworks go off.poor dogs get so frightened.

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Paul S in Maidenhall
i just need the internal bits of a dual flush toilet cystern replaced and need a plumber to supply and fit.any suggestions please

Suffolk Dinner Down Memory Lane

all over Suffolk - 13-22nd November
Angela B in Ipswich Town Centre
Marie Curie is calling on food fans in Suffolk to hold a retro-inspired dinner party in aid of the charity this November. Retro food is having a revival and Marie Curie’s new fundraising campaign, ‘Dinner Down Memory Lane’ is about holding a dinner ... [ more ]
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Angela B
Hello Sheila, thank you for your offer, I will get the registrations off today and can let you know? of my favorites!!! thank you for the offer.

Old Batteries

Andrew P in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi, Has anyone got any old Car/Van or Truck or leisure batteries or other lead acid batteries sitting around which they don't want, I could do with a few and would be willing to collect from the local area? Ideally they can still hold a bit of charge, ... [ more ]

Grand Booksale

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich
Cathy G in Copdock
Grand booksale- ex library and donated books- 10p each or 12 for £1 Proceeds to Friends of Chantry Library Refreshments available
Cathy G
Thanks Ellen. Please do spread the word about these- we will be holding them the first weekend of every month

St Matthews Street

Finchy in Ipswich Town Centre
The vacant flats above the shops along St Matthews Street are undergoing another paint job. Going for dazzle camouflage this time around.
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Charity Shop

Peter M in California
Does anyone know if the local charity shops will collect from a home?   Or failing that of a charity shop with easy parking access?    I went to a drop box at the weekend with some books.  I also have quite a few records that I would like to donate, ... [ more ]
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Suzanne M
You can drop off at the back of The Mind Shop opposite The Wolsey Theatre. Just bang on the metal slide door. They love books and records. Pass the Black Horse pub and car park, turn left and pass another car park and the back of Mind is on your right ... [ more ]
Peter M
And the winner is ......   Barnardo's at Ravenswood.   Parking outside, job done. Thanks everyone for the suggestions.    I knew that it should have been easier than the high street locations.    I also looked at the shop next to Tesco in Kesgrave, but ... [ more ]

Bourne vale social club

Katrina H in Wherstead
Hi everyone, just to let you know that the next family bingo night at the Bourne vale Club is on Friday 9th October. Book sales open at 7.15. Kids prize bingo starts at 8pm followed by cash bingo for adults. Our snowball jackpot now stands at £220 if ... [ more ]

Help needed

bryan P in Greenwich
Hi Folks I am looking for a young lad to help and learn the carpet trade, must be able to lift and be available as and when needed .  also looking for local painter to paint reskimmed ceiling and coving  thanks very much
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Mark C
Busy bodys is very harsh Helen 😕 ,he was given some good advice on possible legalities and unfortunately no matter how indescreet asked it's too easy to come unstuck on such matters. I was gonna apply as the young applied to me but I'm a young 40 ... [ more ]
Paul H
Figure of speech. It's a Suffolk thing I guess. When I need a hand in the building trade, I ask in the builders merchants if anyone knows of a lad not afraid of hard work. Way of life. In over 10yrs, I can count on one hand the female "trades" I have ... [ more ]


The Meeting Place Centre in Ipswich Town Centre
TABLE TOP SALE AND CREAM TEA. This Saturday 11am til 3pm at The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close ip1 5lr. All welcome. Fundraising for new carpets. Any unwanted items we have a small charity shop in the community centre and would ... [ more ]

Zimmer Frame

Brian V in Stoke
Has anyone in the Ipswich area got a Zimmer frame they don't want or could lend me for 3 weeks while my mother stays with me.
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I would contact the red cross they lend out mobility aids as you would need one the right size.

Street Racing

Steven K in Greenwich
Could anyone else hear the cars racing around the centre of Ipswich last night. I could still hear them at 3am.
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Steven K
Well it started again last night so i called 101 and spoke to the traffic police over at martlesham( the operator said he heard it sat night) they said they'd put it out on the radio and shortly after it stopped. Hopefully if people keep phoning itll ... [ more ]
I heard it quite clearly on chantry. Thought it was motor bikes heading to chantry but none arrived. Surely the police would have heard it? More speed bumps needed maybe. About two feet high that collapse when normal people drive over them! Will leave ... [ more ]

Batteries Wanted Please

Andrew P in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi, Has anyone got any old Car/Van or Truck or leisure batteries or other lead acid batteries sitting around which they don't want, I could do with a few and would be willing to collect from the local area? Ideally they can still hold a bit of charge, ... [ more ]


Linda E in Maidenhall
I hope to be moving soon and have found great disparity in the quotes obtained from local removal companies. Can anyone recommend a local firm that they have used recently?
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Jean A
I don't know if they still do so, but Wyards used to offer an hourly rate for removals within Ipswich.  If you are in a 'chain' then an hourly rate may not be cheaper if the people moving from the property you are going to are taking longer to 'get out' ... [ more ]
Gary W
Risdales at Newbourne were brilliant a year ago when we moved into Ipswich, they were able to help when we had a last minute panic owing to someone further down the chain playing silly b..... .They were very reasonably priced as well

Manual typewriter

Suzanne M in Wherstead
Does anyone have a manual typewriter tucked away somewhere? One is needed by a disabled old gal who has lost the use of right arm. She can type one handed on a portable and needs to get out letters. Also needed, a washing machine drum. Thank you!

Learn how to play Bridge

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Kesgrave Community Centre


Ian W in Stoke
Does anyone have, or have an employer who has, a dumper truck they would be willing to lend to a charity which is doing restoration work on the River Gipping? We have need of one for a few days in the next week or so to help with work around the lock at ... [ more ]