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Riduna Park

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Geoff H
The whole site is being marketed as Riduna Park by Riduna Holdings. The two SCDC buildings will have different names yet to be decided.

Black swan

Dilly dally in Melton
Just saw one down near tide mill woodbridge. It was having a fight with a mute swan and flew away from it. Had white flashes on its wing. Are they rare?
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Charmian B
We did have a pair on the river a few years back so i am guessing that they could fly here same as other birds migrate to different countries but this one doesn't seem to have a mate so don't know whether it would pair up with a white swan or not!


Teresa B in Ufford
I have not heard anything about the Turks Head. Last conversation was around 6 months ago and was hoping there would be a opening date
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sink hole in Bury Hill?

Keith F in Maidensgrave
Does anyone else think that the uneven road surface at the Bredfield Road end of Bury Hill is getting worse?  It's beginning to look like the beginnings of a sink hole, and I'm fearful that one day it may open up and swallow a car or two...
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Keith F
Well it's clear that where the road seems to be sinking the most there has been a previous repair job done.  I looked at the online highways reporting tool mentioned above and it records the height difference between the dips and the high point as being ... [ more ]
I agree with Keith F but you know the old get out--We must learn by our mistakes-- but they never do--especially if it comes under the tory run Suffolk county council.

Posh Jumble Sale

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Newbourne Village Hall
Debbie W in Broom Hill
Come along at 9am for breakfast bap and cuppa (no queuing in the cold) before some retail therapy commencing at 10am. Home baked cake table and refreshments available to revive you! Look forward to seeing you on Saturday.

Dance classes?

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Jo L
Foxhall Community Centre is at the back of St Clement's Hospital.  Follow the signs to the Staff Social Club near the hospital entrance.

Black Swan

Hanne G in Broom Hill
Walking along the river this morning heading towards Broom Hill, about 07:15, I saw a black swan. This was a first for me. Anyone else see this bird?
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Woodbrige Autumn Treewatch

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Meet at teh Bandstand in Elmhurst Park
Charlie Z in Martlesham
Join local tree expert, Martin Minta, for a gentle 2 hour (approx) walk around Woodbridge looking at our wonderful autumnal trees. Meet at the Bandstand Elmhurst Park. £2.50 / person (ALL money raised will go to planting trees in Woodbridge and ... [ more ]

Fridge Freezer

Louise B in Melton
Tall Fridge Freezer available for FREE from this Thursday.  It was previously integrated but perfectly serviceable without the housing.  Freezer has three shelves.  Its a 'Candy'. Would need two people to lift and fairly large vehicle to transport. Maybe ... [ more ]
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Louise B
Hi Peter, it's gone I'm afraid, subject to collection. If they don't show then you'll be given first refusal. Sorry, Louise

can i inclued whitton in my area please

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All the more reason to find our post--Diabetes--then add your info--and read what others say--you will find it interesting--you will know when you are on it--when you switch on look at the left hand side of your page under AREAS--it will have Woodbridge ... [ more ]
Ian H
hi mate this is a great resource to have other peoples info is a great help I also get info from not to many adds on that site but a lot of good info

Soil for Free

Louise B in Melton
I am digging out for a patio and have lots of free soil ...would need to bring bags / buckets and a spade - take as much or little as you like. PM to arrange

Learn To Play Bridge

Kesgrave Community Hall, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave
Neil D in Mill Hills
Ipswich and Kesgrave Bridge Club runs classes to turn beginners and social Bridge players into club-players using the nationally approved (English Bridge Union) programme.  Classes begin Thursday 8th October for ten weeks. These are of two hours of ... [ more ]

Handyman for painting windows- Also Forever Home wanted for Fostered Lurcher

Tina C in Kesgrave
My friend is trying to find someone to prepare and stain 5 windows and 3 doors on a house in Leiston. Any suggestions? Happy to pay cash. I am wondering if this forum can help me find a loving home for a 4 year old Lurcher that I'm currently fostering. ... [ more ]
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Sandra M
I would love to take on a dog and like Lurchers. Unfortunately I work and therefore would have to leave it alone for long periods.

Dinner Down Memory Lane

all over Suffolk 13-22nd November
Angela B in Woodbridge
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 ]

Begginers Tai Chi, New class

Jules P in Ufford
Starting Wednesday 30th September at Ufford Church hall. (behind Ufford Church) at 6.30. A one hour class, with a few spaces left. The last course proved to be very successful so we are running another one to introduce the health benefits of Tai Chi to ... [ more ]
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Jules P
Hello Peter, Sorry I've taken so long to get back to you, the instructor I wanted to speak to has only just been available. He suggested you come along tomorrow (Wed) and see how you get on. We will be able to see how much we can help you, if the class ... [ more ]
Peter O
Hi Jules, thanks for getting back to me. Unfortunately due to a change of commitments I'm unable to attend this time. I'll keep a check on your posts and hopefully be able to try at a later date. Peter.

shower renovation

Bridget P in Kingston
Does anyone know of a good company or person to renovate a shower? It needs a professional re-grouting and sealing etc.
Jackie G
I recommend AMG Services. 07860263686 I use him for all my property maintenance. Very reliable and trustworthy.

Home grown produce

Stephanie H in Kesgrave
We have quite a lot of quince, free to anybody who can pick them up......but can we have a couple of jars of whatever you make?!
Deborah P
Hi, would be very interested in some quinces, when I can get them I bottle them with apples or pears for winter use, whereabouts are you?  My baby quince tree has two whole quinces (first year of cropping), more would be very welcome! regards, Deb
Stephanie H
Hi, We have given them to the greengrocer in Woodbridge to sell, we may get some back, as most people don't know what to do with them! In which case will come back to you.

Hand Operated Mincer

Debbie W in Broom Hill
Does anyone have above metal food mincer that you attach to table? Just like grandma used to have! Thank you.
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Anyone recognise this cat?

Shona H in Burgh
This cat ( hope picture appears) has been lurking around in my garden for a while obviously wanting to get into the house. Does any one know who it belongs to? If so please let me know as I am concerned that it seems to need a home. Shona
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Shona H
Couldn't work out how to get picture into text. The picture next to my name is the cat. Bit small I know. Probably didn't belong to the lady in Melton as I'm up near Farlingaye. The cats face is half back, half white. Shaped a bit like the yin yan symbol.

disabled parking blue badges

Ian H in Woodbridge
I recenty got a parking ticket in the library car park while displaying my blue badge. when I appealed I was told I should have got a ticket AND displayed it with my blue badge ,I have never come across this before . I would welcome any comments please
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Ian H
I have just sent a message to ageuk Suffolk asking if they can contact the relevant councils with a view to agreeing a scheme to identifie charity workers

Tai Chi beginners ( Not for profit)

Ray in Melton
Reminder to all that have shown interest. Starts Wednesday 6.30pm Ufford parish hall(behind St Marys church)

The Permaculture Way - Free Film Night!

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Council Chamber, Suffolk Coastal District Council, Melton Hill, IP12 1AU
Charlie Z in Martlesham
Hello! Transition Woodbridge & The Green Print Forum will be showing a free film about Permaculture. Learn more about Permaculture and join us for a discussion afterwards, including hearing all about our Forest Garden! Refreshments will be provided. ... [ more ]

Clean up Woodbridge Community Hall!

Woodbridge Community Hall
Cordelia R in Kingston
Dear All Community-Minded Lovely People in Woodbridge I'm sure that many of you have visited the Community Hall for one reason or another. Well, it needs a bit of sprucing up and we are organising a special day to do it!  Please come along on Saturday ... [ more ]

railway fine dining for 2

Ian H in Woodbridge
i have 2 tickets for a steam railway fine dining experience on the great central preserved railway in Loughborough ; I am unable to use them so offering them FREE it is a full day playing trains plus a first class meal in a restaurant car behind a steam ... [ more ]
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Quiz Night

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White Lion, Ufford
Ella H in Woodbridge
Quiz master Stephen Foster DJ from BBC Radio Suffolk will be hosting a quiz on Friday 2nd October at the White Lion, Ufford. Tickets are £10 pp to include Lasagne supper (vegetarian option available) contact 01473 621104 or ... [ more ]