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Moving to Kesgrave

Recommendations in Martlesham

I'll be moving to Kesgrave near the Bell Pub and wondered whether anyone could recommend any nice local takeaways, shops, restaurants, open spaces etc. which are in that area. I currently live in Woodbridge so I pass through Kesgrave, but don't know it ... [ more ]
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Last time we went to the Farmhouse, we waited 30 minutes for our meal while people who came in after us got served before us.  When my husband went to see how much longer we would have to wait, we were told another 30 minutes.  We called the manager ... [ more ]

Woodbridge Litter picking

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham

Charlie Z
Following on from a post on here previously, Transition Woodbridge are organising a day of litter picking to publicise Earth Day on 22nd April. We will be meeting at: 9.15am outside Kyson School main entrance, 2.30pm outside ... [ more ]

Woodbridge Spring Treewatch

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham

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Meet at the Cherry Tree pub Car Park
Charlie Z
Transition Woodbridge are really lucky to have two local tree experts give us a tour of special trees in Woodbridge. Martin Minta and Steve Coghill, both local arboriculturalists, will be taking us around Woodbrdige on a 1-2 hour walk for a look at our ... [ more ]

M R King (parkers) garage grove road A12

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Julian H
Hi Teresa, I found them a good family run company , I bought a car from there Woodbridge branch last July and got good service . QUALITY ! ☺ ☺

road resurfacing

Local Conversations in Maidensgrave

Keith F
Good to see that at last Warwick Avenue has been re-surfaced.  It looks great and will be very smooth and quiet to drive on.  I spoke to some of the guys working there and they said the new surface would be sealed against the weather and should last many ... [ more ]

Knitting club

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham

Anne B
Anyone know about a knitting club in Woodbridge which meets at the old fire station ? Days ? Time ? Can anyone join ?
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Patio slabs needed

Give, Lend & Borrow in Ufford

Beccy C
Morning!  Hoping that someone may have some patio slabs laying about not required? Recently moved to new home and would like to spruce up the sorry state of a garden!  Would be great to hear from yo, can pick up pretty much anywhere. Thanks in ... [ more ]
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Keith F
We have some to spare too if you want to get in touch.  Woodbridge / Bury Hill area.

Hypnos 5' mattress and Airwave DMs boots

£130.00 in Broom Hill

Pam G
For sale: 1/ Hypnos Sonata Kingsize mattress. Bought from Barretts 18 months ago. Too soft for      careful, single, lady owner! £100. Must collect. 2/ Pair of Brown Airwave Dm industrial boots. Size 6. As new - worn only once. £30 Phone 01394 615632. I ... [ more ]

fridge freezer

Recommendations in Hasketon

Julia G
Have you tried the shop which is on the Foxhall Road Roundabout near Pin High and Revolution Cycles?  They are always good and reasonably priced for second hand white goods.  Not sure if they will deliver though. Good luck

Gardening aid

Recommendations in Broom Hill

David G
A few weeks ago, in reply to an enquiry for mowing etc, a lady said that her recently retired husband could be available for such work.  I can't find those exchanges, so if the offer is still live, please give me a ring on 01394 549517 David G

Looking for curtain maker/sewer

Recommendations in Bredfield

Siobhan H
Hi I'm looking for someone who has an industrial sewing machine, so can make up simple patterns in heavy materials. Some simple bags and aprons. All small runs of between 1-20 pieces. Finishing must be excellent. Any ideas?? I am near Ipswich.

top soil wanted

Give, Lend & Borrow in Broom Hill

Averill M
Has anyone in the woodbridge area got any topsoil they are looking to get rid of, we want to fill a couple of raised beds
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Registration Through The Ages

Clubs & Groups in Kingston

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Leiston Community Centre, King George's Avenue, IP16 4JX
Maggie S
In 1538, Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII’s Lord Chancellor, (he of TV's "Wolf Hall") ordered all clergy to record every baptism, wedding and funeral that took place within their parish. Three centuries later, civil registration of births, marriages and ... [ more ]
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detering cats

Recommendations in Broom Hill

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I have tried most things but in time the pesky animals always come back and I have 2 dogs. I did buy a cat scared that works 95% of the time. Runs by battery or you can plug it in to run by electric.
Jill R
I sympathize   if cats use your gardens as litter trays, but, as a cat owner (my daughter bought me a kitten when my husband died) I have to say that I have no control over where he goes or what he does when he leaves the house via his cat door. Did I ... [ more ]

Looking for relaxed tenant to share home with young couple

Recommendations in Ufford

Alice K
We have a room available from Easter as current tenant buying own home. We are 26 and 30, looking for a relaxed tenant. 300 plus bills.
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Richard H
I know of a delightful, relaxed 20-year old girl moving to the area from her family home in Wiltshire. She is starting a new job in Saxmundham and will need to have accommodation by the end of April.  I have no idea what her budget is but may I have your ... [ more ]

Wonderful singing concert for Water Aid 28th March

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham

John-and A
The wonderful Woodbridge-based OK Chorale have their annual spring concert in Woodbridge on 28th March It would be lovely if you could pop along to support us (and the charity WaterAid). Full details below. Tell all your friends! THE OK CHORALE ... ... [ more ]

New Store - Martlesham Heath Retail Park

Local Conversations in Martlesham

Does anybody know what the old Seapets shop is being turned into? I've heard rumours of Aldi, Poundland and others? If you've got a news article about this, could you send it my way? Thanks,
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Carrie H
I agree, Marie. We occasionally walk through the retail area and the pavement/bike lanes come to an end at the vehicle entrances so to enter the sites you have to walk down those. Some do have pedestrian entrances, eg Next, but not all.
Ian W
There application actually claimed there was good pedestrian/cycle access both to the site and between the stores. The actual lack of it was one of the key challenges. What I found intresting was how they used the national transport plan to encourage ... [ more ]

Live Music!

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham

MAR 20
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The Angel, Theatre St, Woodbridge
Charlie Z
Hello all! Transition Woodbridge are hosting a free gig, with wonderful local bands, to celebrate the Spring Equinox on Friday 20th March! Come & enjoy the music with us & find out about projects we are running in our local community, including ... [ more ]

Drop kerb and driveway (front garden)

Recommendations in Ufford

Teresa B
Hi we have now got permission to have a drop kerb put in but need a quote for driveway. Has anyone used from the List of Accredited Contractors in Suffolk to do work for them and had a driveway done
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David G
Highly recommended B C Property Services Woodbridge 01394 387950 / 07831291585  -  come and look at 27 Saxon Way for what they did recently
Teresa B
Thank you very much for your help you never know where to go for these things as you here such bad stories. Thanks again

FREE top soil and rubble.

Give, Lend & Borrow in Woodbridge

Ian T
A large amount of top soil and some rubble available free to collect. Conveniently heaped on front drive next to road with ample easy vehicular access. Quite a heap already mounting and much more to follow so please help yourself. On the corner of Viking ... [ more ]

Garden aids

£40.00 in Broom Hill

David G
SPRING is here !  Thoughts turn to our gardens.  I have 2 large plastic bins & 2 large  compost bins for sale  -  £5 each. I have already passed on 2 such bins as suitable as water butts. Also a charming stone bird bath £20. David G   01394 549517

Pet Sitting

Recommendations in Hasketon

Kathy A
Can you recommend someone who offers pet sitting in my home, I have 2 dogs and a cat. Initially for one week late April.
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Mandy W
Hello, my mum and dad, Jackie and Eric colson, are free at the end of April. If you would like to discuss with them please call 07780517434 or as they are abroad at the mo send them a text. they have house sat for several people and if needed could give ... [ more ]

Painter & Decorator

Recommendations in Broom Hill

Keith B
Can anyone recommend a good painter & decorator Melton Woodbridge area, please? I desperately need outside of house painted this spring. Keith B

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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Berry D
What a good idea this website is. I recently needed the services of someone to replace my old garden fencing and rang David Mayhew as recommended on this website recently. He has made a good job and I am happy to recommend him. Contact details ... [ more ]

Steam train coming through Woodbridge on Sunday!

Local Conversations in Methersgate

Carol and David
If you get excited by steam trains you might like to know that one is passing through Woodbridge tomorrow, Sunday afternoon. The Easterling Rail Tour will be arriving at Saxmundham Station on Sunday 8th March 2015. The train, which is doing a round trip ... [ more ]
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