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Abbi L to Chantry and 9 more areas

Doggie meet up/walk

Hello, I'm new to the website. I have a very social 7 month old puppy. I have been looking for a dog meet up/walk in Ipswich, unsuccessfully. I have a car so area isn't a problem. Wondered if dog owners would be interested in setting a meet up, say ... more »
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Abbi L
Anyone else interested in joining us?? Guys let me know days/times you can do. Feel free to email me abbil@sky.com Thanks
Abbi L
This is going to be difficult to arrange if people don't let me know when is a good time for them. Please let me know ASAP. Thank you.
Sarah C to Rose Hill and 9 more areas

Relocating loneliness

I am shortly relocating to Walton on the Naze due to a bereavement. I just can't stay here in Suffolk,  it's too painful and I'm not coping very well. Although the area I'm moving to seems nice and peaceful I wondered if anyone knows if there is a ... more »
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Claire L
Yes Sarah , Walton on naze is on streetlife. Just enter Walton on Naze in the search box ( top of the streetlife page), and then  Walton will show up , then just click the "follow" box and it will be added to your areas  and you will still be in touch ... more »
Jenny T to Racecourse and 9 more areas

Wheelie bins

I think Im losing my marbles. I am sure I had notification from the council to say they would be emptying brown and black bins on the same day. Guess what black bin emptied but not the brown one . Should have been done Thursday Nacton road area. Anyone ... more »
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John S
https://app.ipswich.gov.uk/bin-collection/
John S
https://www.ipswich.gov.uk/binchanges
Diana L to California and 9 more areas

Window Cleaners

Hello all, I need a recommendation. We live in a flat on a 2nd floor and need our windows cleaned from the outside. Could any of you recommend a good, reliable and not too pricey company that does it? Do any of you have experience with the service? Any ... more »
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John W
we had an awkward conservatory cleaned by Ricks Rise and Shine, 01473 570209, did a thorough job, in fact I gave them a bit more money as it was so awkward and took them longer than they thought, trouble is the Sahara sand arrived about a week later and ... more »
Debi K
I find HighTop to be very helpful and reasonably priced :)
Jean G to Stoke Park and 5 more areas

white house community centre

hi streetlifers does anyone go to the whitehose community centre on a saturday evening ? and can let me know whats on up there for the next few weeks. .. I have been up there several times and had a programme last year but havn.t been this year yet but ... more »
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S here
get in touch with sarah at the rosary club on the bramford rd only a bus ride away
S here
AGAIN go and join the Rosary club 170 Bramford rd 
Margaret F to Stoke Park and 9 more areas

Missing Cat called Tink

Please can everyone around the Fritton Close/ Neath Drive  area please look out for a pale Ginger Cat called Tink Missing since Saturday the 12th April  please check sheds and garages please contact lee or Sharn on 07432406422 the are really upset.
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Margaret F
Thanks to those of you looking out for Tink he is still missing although people have said he been sighted over Chatsworth Close both lee and Sharn are out each day looking but nothing so far. Thanks Jean L for going that bit extra for Tink
Margaret F
Anyone around Castle Hill Community Centre tomorrow Wots up are holding a Easter Coffee Morning with Raffle and Tombola so pop if you are in the area. Mags
Claire L to Chantry and 9 more areas

Information on medical data

If you are as concerned as I am about your medical data, then now is the time to see your GP ( an extract from weblink as shown) All and any medical data held in your local Ipswich Drs office will be used by non medical departments and unless you opt ... more »
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Jean L
Claire L , thank you for bringing this to my attention, I had not a clue about it. I am going to opt out, as I have no doubt that whatever this is all about, it will be the normal sham that it is when involving large organisations such as the NHS or ... more »
Claire L
Jean L  you make some valid points concerning all things that come under that much used  throwaway excuse as you quoted "we will learn from these mistakes" and also their never ending attempts to make it sound like its the fault of anyone else but ... more »
Natalie S to Westbourne and 4 more areas

School day memories

Your school days are meant to be some of the happiest of your life and we’re looking for your past memories of going to school in Suffolk. What were your favourite subjects? Did you ever go on any exciting school trips? How do the schools differ from ... more »
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Dorothy C
I went to Rose Hill School when I was eight, going from home I had to go past St. Clements which had lots of dark places because of the many trees. Didn't have mum to take me, said I was old enough to go on my own. Not many youngsters of that age go ... more »
Natalie S
Thanks for all the memories. Does anyone have any photos they could email to natalie.sadler@archant.co.uk? Many thanks
Brian V to Gainsborough and 9 more areas

Friends

Hello everybody, If you are connected top facebook, why not join the friends and social group called ifriends-Suffolk? There are over 350 members. iFriends is an informal social group for adults based in Suffolk and the surrounding area who want to ... more »
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Jenny H to Ipswich and 5 more areas

bed & breakfast

does anyone know of a cheap b&b in ipswich. i've googled and the cheapest one is around £40... does anyone know of one that is cheaper than that say around £20 for one night?
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Victoria L
You could try looking on spareroom.com.  Its not bed and breakfast (although some maybe), but it would be a cheap room if that's what you are looking for.
Jenny H
Thanks guys thats really helpful xx much appreciated xx
Keith H to Priory Heath and 9 more areas

Bond street.

Well i see they been digging Bond street up yet again.all the time we had that road up cant believe they at it again.I got stuck there yesterday took ages just to get on to Bond street as nobody would leave a gap to get out at the lights.there were ... more »
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Colin C
Same old story, just one lane in use, cought me out too last week, everywhere the situation gets worse, coming home from Lowestoft this morning 40 miles took an hour and a half, the Blythboro, flood work is on for 4 months, horrendous delays just ... more »
Ruth L
OK I've found it-waterboard, due to finish Thursday. Don't forget Northgate st is also shut by the gas board today, hopefully back to normal soon...
Natalie S to Ipswich and 4 more areas

Cinema

How many cinemas does Ipswich need? There are rumours the old Odeon could reopen as a cinema after being snapped up last year by a mystery buyer. And there are still plans to open a mutliplex in the Buttermarket. Do we need three cinemas? Will it help ... more »
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Jackie T
I seem to remember saying what about the Odeon building when it was announced about The Buttermarket proposal! Several people talk about parking issues, there are at least 5 carparks within a relatively short distance, also bus stop opposite and behind. ... more »
Yvonne L
Not everyone can enjoy a nice walk Jackie and the buses arem unreliable and probably don't run late or Sundays!
Pat H to Stoke Park and 9 more areas

Plumber

I am in the IP2 area and in need of a local plumber. Anyone know any good people who do not charge the earth for a simply job please? We have some bath taps that need a washer of similar but cannot find how to get into them so only a small job I am ... more »
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Catherine E
try glc plumbing good cheap and reliable 07415768404 i have used them my self lovely person 
Pat H
Thanks for all your help with regards to a Plumber.WE have a nice man coming to sort us out tonight. Good site for getting really knowledgeable and low priced workmen
Natalie S to Westbourne and 4 more areas

Grass verges

Residents who tried to protect the grass verges in their street by sinking wooden stakes into them have been threatened with fines by the council. How can you stop people parking on grass verges and churning them up? ... more »
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Martin O
I take an opposite view to Claire L. If I thought it was all about a changing environment that reflects modern living I would support changes - in fact I would go even further. I would like to see some properties in these crowded terrace lined streets ( ... more »
Catherine E
why don't they get rid of grass verges and make parking bays it will stop it from looking an eyesore in some areas
Sara W to Chantry and 9 more areas

The Dame Vera Lynn Trust 40/80 Cycle Ride & music event 8th June 2014

We have a charity cycle ride and music event on Sunday 8th June 2014 which we would love people to take part in:- Challenge yourself this year by taking part in our cycle ride on Sunday 8th June.  There is a 40 mile route and 80 mile route at the event ... more »

Ipswich YM Rugby Club, Rushmere, Ipswich

Jun 08
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Jo G
Sounds a lovely idea for everyone to enjoy and it's really local for me, we will be there and I hope some of the men at least will do the bike ride. Hope you get lots of support.
Sara W
Thank you so much, that is very kind of you.
PinkSky C to Ipswich and 9 more areas

Cycle Training for Women

Only three more places left on the course starting in Ravenswood on 29th April.  We provide bikes and equipment.  Learn to ride a bike or increase your confidence.   To find out more visit www.pinkskycycling.com
I'm with Pink Sky Cycling
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PinkSky C
Thanks Tony, will do that. Sue
I'm with Pink Sky Cycling
PinkSky C
I have dropped off the fliers.  Thank you. Sue
I'm with Pink Sky Cycling
SMM to Chantry and 7 more areas

Cloning!

I've just seen an advert for a new TV programme which will give someone the chance to have their dog cloned. Do you think this is right?
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Kevin F
I agree with SMM totally. Not a good thing at all.
John G
Apparently there is a South Korean firm that will do it for £60,000. Watch tonight programme (Wed April 9th) at 10pm on Channel 4.
John B to Ipswich and 5 more areas

Hello

Hello, I joined a little while back, but I've only just got around to sending out my first shout. :-)
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Kevin F
Hello John B I am new on here too. Hopefully we can find some things to chat about to help our community.
John B
That's the community spirit Kevin, and from one newbie to another, may I say its nice to see you on board.
Garry S to Maidenhall and 5 more areas

Free topsoil, a whole skip's worth, on my drive come and help yourself

I have filled a skip with good quality topsoil it is on my drive 6 halifax road, Ipswich Come and take as much as you want if you need any, it has a drop down door for easy wheelbarrow loading too
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Kim H
Also thanks to NatureGal. Im late 50's and lumping around big bags of compost is becoming quite a chore (although I do think Im still quite fit and adore my garden!). The tip about Milk& More is very helpful - I will have a look at their site. Many ... more »
Garry S
Hello Kim, still a full skip on the drive for another week