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Claire L to Chantry and 9 more areas

Ipswich C.A.B

Has anyone else ever tried to contact the Ipswich cab offices? They have a  telephone that is busy 24/7 and the same busy tone in hours or out of hours, which means it is unplugged. They do not have any kind of answer phone or information message system ... more »
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Abbi L
If you check online they are only open till midday today although phone line is open till 16:00 maybe try ringing again after 12:00
Claire L
Hi Abbi L... it makes no difference when you phone their number , 219777. It just says "the number you have called is busy"   You can phone anytime you want, it is the same. I tried phoning at 9 in the evening just to test their phone line. Same ... more »
John S to Maidenhall and 9 more areas

Looking for good dog groomer?

Hi Guy's looking for good dog groomer, any ideas? Many thanks John
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Dorothy C
I also take my King Charles spaniel Reno to Debbie in Holly Road, Kesgrave. She is excellent and I would recommend her to any dog owner. She is very friendly to the dogs( and owners of course.) and for £20 he comes out perfectly groomed. Reno is never ... more »
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
Oh no Lou sorry :-( We are looking forward to our next meeting. Let me know when you are about! X
Abbi L
Lyn - are you about tomorrow for a walk??
Angela C to Stoke Park and 9 more areas

Allotments

Just to say a couple of allotments have become vacant at Belstead. If you are up for the challenge commitment and hard work you can give me a ring on 07758 122046 and I can '' point you in the right direction ''
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PinkSky C to Ipswich and 9 more areas

Anyone with female relatives in the Felixstowe area

We are running women only cycle training courses starting Saturday 3rd May in Brackenbury Sports Centre.  Learn to ride a bike, or build confidence.  We provide bikes and all other equipment.  Please pass this onto any women relatives or friends in ... more »
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PinkSky C
Training in Felixstowe starts next Saturday 3rd May, so there is still time to sign up.  Good exercise, good company and good fun.
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Ed C to Ipswich and 9 more areas

Art Class

My Rushemere Art Class is starting another term next Monday 28th The class is at Rushmere Church Hall and runs from 9:30-12:30 It is open to all levels of experince.  The class costs £15 a session or you can pay for 5 Week blocks at £60. I am keen to ... more »

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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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Sheila O
your`e not loosing your marbles it is black and brown together round our rd rosehill area and our day is wednesday our brown bin was collected and empty quite early wednesday !!!
O J M
It depends where you live.  Consult the form that the council sent you.  States everything on there.  Alternatively, go to the council website.
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