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Noise at night Kingston Fields

Maz in Woodbridge
Due to the hot nights most people are opening their windows. I wondered if anyone knows the location of the 'gun fire sound' going off in some field at unsociable hours such as 5.00am and earlier in the morning? Obviously a bird scare but what a noise in ... [ more ]
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Valerie B
Maz what you heard may well have been bird scarers, but Lorraine lives a few doors from me at Sutton Heath, and what we had the other night was rapid fire on the nearby range

Woodbridge Farmers' Market: 23rd July

Cordelia R in Kingston
Hello, Just a reminder that our Farmers' Market is this Saturday, 23rd July at Woodbridge Community Hall, 9am - 12.30pm. If you don't feel like cooking (and who would blame you in this hot weather?) there will be a variety of cooked meals, savouries and ... [ more ]
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Cordelia R
Hi Lorraine, Woodbridge Community Hall is on Station Road, Woodbridge, IP12 4AU. It's set back from the road behind Deben Swimming Pool. There's a car park all around it (only the ticket machine at the back of the Hall is working at the moment). It's ... [ more ]

Web site expert

Lesley K in Ufford
Hi there can anyone recommend someone to take a look at my we site as I have no idea what I am doing.  Thanks
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Nicola G
Hi Lesley, I'm a copywriter if you needed help with the content. I'm based in Sutton - here's my website http://ngcopywriting.co.uk/
John B
You are also welcome to call me, John, at MacPCRepair - 07976295923 - to discuss.. I'm up the road in Pettistree..

Free - caulking gun and silicone

John-and A in Martlesham
Free to a good home - Brand new - bought in error Roughneck 280mm 11" Skelton Caulking Gun plus Bostik Evostik Multi purpose Silicone cartridge Brown that fits the gun

Police Station

Robin S in Broom Hill
I am appalled by the way the Police have left the site at Grundisburgh Road, one of the main entrances to Woodbridge.  Tatty old harris fencing, poorly installed and plain chipboard over the ground floor windows. For a bit more they could have installed ... [ more ]
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Ronald T
Another example of a mess in Woodbridge, is the outside of lime kiln quay car park, you would hardly know there was a car park there. what must visitors think.
Jean W
The owners of the former police station in Woodbridge are Marden Homes.  You can find their website online.

Flat screen TV

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Ray
7 years old . All working with free view. New owner will be the 1st one to get to 46 Bury Hill. Or it goes to the tip on Friday, so get your skates on! ☺

Garden Clearance

Dan T in Hasketon
Hi, Could anyone recommend a garden clearance person in the Woodbridge area please? Many thanks Dan
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Karl
John Finlinson, see his work and contact him here: https://www.facebook.com/gardenkeepersuffolk/?fref=ts

Woodbridge Lodge Garden Fete

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Dilly dally in Melton
Garden Fete Open Day to be opened by Mayor of Woodbridge at 2pm. Live entertainment by David Van Day at 3pm. Birds of prey static display, face painting, fete games, craft stalls and raffle. Proceeds to E.A.C.H charity Treetops and local schools. All ... [ more ]
Mary B
https://www.change.org/p/suffolk-coastal-district-council-suffolk-coastal-and-suffolk-county-council...

Window cleaning

Ray in Melton
Can anyone recommend a Window cleaner. I've phoned Suffolk Approved cleaners but they have not responded.
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Nick S
Do any of these clean windows the old fashioned way? I'm looking for a window cleaner who doesn't use a pole hose and wipes down the sills ....thanks
Kate Y
Paul uses both the pole and traditional methods depending on customer preference and always wipes down sills as part of the price.

Bring and Buy Cake and Coffee morning

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12 Fynn Road, Woodbridge IP12 4LS
Sue V in Beacon Hill
We are holding a "Bring and buy cake and coffee morning " in aid of dementia research. Please come along and support this very worthy cause. See you on Saturday

Yours for free

teachers strike

Ronald T in Kingston
Recently my niece asked her daughters school, if she could take her out of school for one day, so that she could go away for the weekend with her severly disabled sister. She was told NO and if she did she could be fined.Yet I see today hundreds of ... [ more ]
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Joanna G
Junior doctors and nurses strike too. I don't know the ins and outs but trust them to be taking measures to improve the profession they work in. I don't see strike action as a reflection of how professional someone is. As to home educators, of course ... [ more ]
Tom J
Yes JNR doctors have been striking too and by JNR doctor that’s anyone who is not a consultant or GP so includes experienced practitioners not just those out of med school. As for unions and strike action I work in IT for a small company, that sort of ... [ more ]

A12 grass cutting

Jane H in Ufford
It seems to me that the short vegetation and visible HUGE amount of rubbish in the central reservations between Woodbridge and Martlesham Tesco roundabout is an eyesore and WORSE than the vegetation that was growing there in the first place.  If the ... [ more ]
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Deborah P
The contractors are contracted to cut the grass, riding on machines, not to hop off and pick up rubbish.   If you want to avoid rubbish, you have to educate a) the general public not to chuck it out of car windows and b) the Town Council who is ... [ more ]
George S
Why don't we take the lead of some big councils and have wild flower verges which only need cutting once a season... helps butterflies and bees and looks attractive and also saves money after initial capital expenditure.  Take a look around Birmingham - ... [ more ]

Sailing Barge Victor - Ipswich

Debbie W in Broom Hill
Due to ill health I have 4 tickets for high tea & cruise on above Sunday 10 July 1pm - 5pm. Can split tickets. P M for more details. All aboard!

Compost Toilet

Hilary W in Maidensgrave
Hi, I'm building a compost toilet at a communal allotment and wondered if anyone has any of the following they don't want any more and would be happy for me to turn up and remove - A toilet seat with a lid, A toilet roll holder, (Approx) Palette width ... [ more ]
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M&M R
We've got an old, metal garage door which is available to a good home.  We live in Martlesham, where are you?

Photographic Exhibition

Charmian B in Ufford
Photographic Exhibition opens at the Shire Hall Woodbrudge in July 8th Fruday & Saturday 9th from 10am- 4pm - 60 mounted prints entered by camera club members - do come and support a local camera club . stewards are in hand throughout the day to ... [ more ]

WARNING to dog owners re Sutton Heath enclosed dog exercise area.

Polly in Ufford
This is no longer enclosed! A car has driven through the fence, smashing it all down and been abandoned in the middle. Dogs can easily run on to the road. This is not obvious to humans until you see from close up where the fence has gone.
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Shirley G
Thank you for letting us know. I wonder if Suffolk Coasts and Heaths department is aware of this as it really needs fixing soon. Sounds like someone has stolen a car and then crashed it. I will let other dog walkers know.

Door hanging

Bingo & Paella Night

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White Lion, Ufford
Home-Start E.Ipswich & Coastal in Ufford
A great night out to raise money for local charity Home-Start. You will be treated to seeing an authentic Paella being cooked followed by the enjoyment of eating it! Then you will be treated to a very entertaining night playing Bingo, come along and ... [ more ]
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Home-Start E.Ipswich & Coastal
Hello Jan The cost is £20 per person, this includes the paella and entry for the games of bingo. Last year was a fun evening! If you want to know more call 01473 621104 or email office@homestartcoastal.co.uk. Kind regards Sarah

Woodbridge Flower, Produce and Craft Show

Ruth I in Woodbridge
Don't forget, Saturday 2nd July, 1.00-5.30pm Woodbridge Community Hall. Whatever the weather ! Do come. Admission £1. Under 16's free.

Suffolk Coastal needs Mystery Shoppers

Fiona M in Woodbridge
Suffolk Coastal are looking for mystery shoppers to help them improve their customer service. Both SCDC and WDC need 30 people to help see how Customer Services can be improved - face to face, email, web, telephone, social media and by letter. If ... [ more ]

Plastering

Mat S
Hi Shona I used a chap from Woodbridge round the corner from me who re plastered the whole kitchen called Danny 07766 098622.  Very Good and reasonable. Will be having him back for other ceilings. Mat

Thank you to all supporters that came to the Secret Gardens in Woodbridge

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Angela B. - Marie Curie in Woodbridge
CHARITY OPEN GARDENS IN WOODBRIDGE RAISED OVER £2,400 Over 200 people toured 9 private gardens in Woodbridge’s Ipswich Road area on the afternoon of Sunday 26th June. The morning’s heavy rain gave way to warm sunshine, and visitors enjoyed colourful ... [ more ]

Missing Cat Since Yesterday Afternoon

Karen L in Woodbridge
******* Missing ****** My beloved cat who is 7 years old has been missing since yesterday afternoon She is black & white and her name is Tallulah but she will respond to Lulu She is microchipped and has been spayed This is very out of character ... [ more ]
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Sarah F
Oh Karen, I am so so very sorry indeed to read right now of your devastating news. You and your family are much in my thoughts as well as your dear little Lulu, may she rest in peace. As a lifelong cat lover myself, I truly do feel for you all and I know ... [ more ]

Painter decorater and Plumber bathroom fitter

Patrick R in Brightwell
Can anyone recommend either or both painter / plumber /bathroom fitter please for work in Martlesham Heath .
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Beverley J
We have just had a total refurb in our shower room (Martlesham Heath).  This was carried out very satisfactorily by Mick Banyard Plumbing & Heating - tel: 07802 369367 / 01473 311664.  He co-ordinated the plasterer, carpenter and tiler in addition to ... [ more ]
Alan H
Try my sons firm on 07595793197 they are excellent for your plumbing and fitting and mention my name and get a deal.