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Lost & Found in Kesgrave

Penny P
Hi everyone, I would really appreciate it if you could keep an eye of for my friend's cat Daisy. She was last seen at the top of Wilkinson Drive, Grange Farm on Monday evening. She is micro chipped so if anyone does find her, please take her to Orwell ... [ more ]

Rushmere Common

Local Conversations in Kesgrave

Michael A
Rushmere Common is such lovely heathland so lovingly cared for by Rushmere Golf Club. Just think that if the club wasn't there, the heath would be a wilderness of gorse and bramble where there wouldn't be dog walkers or dog's mess laying on the grass, to ... [ more ]
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Kesgrave, Martlesham, Rushmere Crime Brief 28 July – 3 August 2015

Clubs & Groups in Bucklesham

Swan Close Scheme
Criminal Damage Brendon Drive - between 27 and 31 July – glass in upstairs window smashed by stone being thrown Vehicle Crime Dodson Vale - 30 July between 10 and 11.59pm – wheelie bin kicked over. Wing mirror damaged. Theft Edmonton Road - ... [ more ]

Join us for Coffee, Cake & Chat

Clubs & Groups in Warren Heath

Kesgrave Community Centre
Coffee, Cake & Chat, from 11:00AM on Thursday 24th September 2015 in the conference centre at KWMCC. KWMCC & Kay Fletcher Fitness would like to invite you to join them for a morning of Coffee, Cake & Chat in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support ... [ more ]

Inconsiderate Neighbours

Local Conversations in Playford

Paul C
How does one stop a neighbour placing their rubbish in my wheelie bin when it is out for collection. Today I found pots full of rubble and earth in the general refuse bin - clearly the wrong bin even if this was my waste
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Kesgrave cameras .
Report them to the council advising the council exactly what they are doing. That way you will stand far less chance of getting into bother with them for your bin having the wrong waste in it.
Jo L
I had a similar problem with a neighbour.  I did think of putting a sticker on my bin, but thought it would 1) make matters worse  2) alert the bin men to look inside MY bin and refuse to empty it.  I asked a neighbour (kind one) who has cameras ... [ more ]

TV/DVD player

Give, Lend & Borrow in Brightwell

Anne C
If anybody is interested in a 22" Bush colour flat screen TV and DVD player (going for free) please give me a call on 07907594713 after 6.00 p.m.  Perfect working order. Ideal for a small bedroom. Genuine callers only please.  First come, first served.

Laptop\Desktop etc Recommendations Please

Recommendations in Boot Street

My laptop has just about expired and has managed to stagger on with XP Windows. Am now considering just where to purchase a new laptop or desktop and I understand Windows 10 is just about to be released (29th July). Any recommendations on where to ... [ more ]
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Thanks everyone  for the helpful replies - am planning to shop local, so that I can easily access advice after purchase. I would like to add that the Asus laptop with XL Windows has served me well for the past eight years  or so... still slowly ... [ more ]
Eyyup E
If you have a computer with 8 on it  or windows 7 with service pack 1  but not enterprise version , you qualify for a free Windows 10 upgrade download which will be available for a year.

female Hairdresser

Recommendations in Kingston

Sheila B
I am new to the area (Martlesham and can drive) and I need a hairdresser I can trust.  I have recently been very ill and my hair is falling out.  I need a hairdresser who will treat it gently and either use no products or use ones that do not have ... [ more ]
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Ann F
Definitely Hairlistic on Grange Farm. Michelle is very knowledgable about treating your body with care and uses great natural products.


Recommendations in Broom Hill

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Andrew G
I can recommend Vic Brooks in Woodbridge, he has just completed a similar project and is continuing to work for me his contact numbers are 07545 428467 and 01394 388783 Good Luck Andy G

lost small yellow quadcopter

Lost & Found in Kesgrave

Adrian B
I have lost a small yellow quadcopter around the Hartree Way, Peacock Street, Jeavons Lane area if found there is a small reward..... Please contact 07594802980.... Thank you.
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Andrew C
It could have landed on a school playground, full of little boys and girls and doggies and pussy cats and .... DECAPITATED THEM ALL !! Maybe ;)

Recommendations for carpet cleaners

Recommendations in Kesgrave

Paul E
Hi all I'm looking for recommendations for a good carpet cleaning company to clean all of the carpets in our house, which is in Kesgrave. Obviously I have Googled and come up with numerous ones, but I think people's experiences speak more than web site ... [ more ]
We bought a Vax carpet washer (not a steam cleaner) for £65 from the Factory Shop at Felixstowe and when our dog had a bout of diarrheoa on a light carpet, it got the stain out completely.  The cleaner's always there, refills £1 a bottle and cheaper than ... [ more ]

Kesgrave, Martlesham, Rushmere - Crime Brief 21 - 27 July 2015

Clubs & Groups in Bucklesham

Swan Close Scheme
Thefts: Brookhill Way - between 21 and 23 July – parcel left in insecure porch has been removed. Wainwright Way - between 25 and 26 July – chain link fencing removed from posts and stolen.

Yoga classes in kesgrave and martlesham

Clubs & Groups in Kesgrave

Wibbs C
Hi all So I was advised I should come On here by a friend at work and just put some feeler out for my yoga classes. I am teaching twice weekly, Sunday at millennium hall kesgrave 10-11am and Tuesday martlesham community hall 7-8:30, I also teach ... [ more ]
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Wibbs C
They have now started. I have just been very word of mouth till now, trying to get things moving a little more now. Taught this morning and will be again on Tuesday ☺️

Make my friends grandson a special birthday cake

Recommendations in Playford

Alan H
Hello all again, my friends grandson is 5 in a few days time and she wants a special birthday cake made for him at a VERY reasonable price. It needs a speedway rider on it and perhaps in a 5 shape, is there anyone out there you can recommended that will ... [ more ]
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Andrew G
Hi Allan sorry for delay in reply been away Rachels Cakes of Martlesjam, made us a great Anniversary Cake would definately reccommend Andrew G
Trevor W
My daughter in law makes some real magic cakes. Her website is as follows: As for price, my son continually tells her she doesnt charge enough, so they must be reasonable

TV reception.

Local Conversations in Rushmere Street

Sandra H
Is anyone else having poor tv reception on freeview channels in the Kesgrave area at the moment?  Our picture keeps breaking up.
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Gas Boiler Servicing - Recommendations ?

Recommendations in Martlesham

Stephen D
I've been using British Gas Homecare service for many years to service and maintain our CH system.  But every year the price goes up.  Can anyone recommend a reliable local company who can carry out the annual service and plus provide call out if the ... [ more ]
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Jackie R
My family has used Kesgrave-based Fired Up Gas Services, (Jonathan Wade, 01473 624219/07896 695222), to do our boiler and gas fire servicing for several years.   With over 25 years' experience, Jonathan offers advice and is very helpful and pleasant to ... [ more ]
Alan H
My son co-owns Southgate & Cullam and can offer all you want at a very reasonable price and are very reliable and have a fantastic feedback from work done. Give him a call on 01394211169 and ask for Wayne and say his dad recommended you to him.

Lawn care specialist

Recommendations in Martlesham Heath

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David B
Green Thumb 'service' my front lawn which had been a mess of weeds. I don't find them all that expensive when I consider the cost of the treatment materials I would have to purchase and apply myself, something I did when I was younger and fitter! ... [ more ]
Janet F I run my own lawn care company, I am based in kesgrave. please feel free to call me on 07766670524 i would be happy to come and have a look and make my recommendations.

idiotic cyclists

Local Conversations in Playford

Whilst driving along Colchester Rd this morning towards Heath Rd, a couple of cyclists on racing bikes  who I should say were in their 20s, were ridingmslowly,  two abreast and holding up a flow of traffic as there wasn't room to pass due to oncoming ... [ more ]
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Hop .
Sorry Jamie, are you saying that if a vehicle driver fails to look with due diligence and pulls out in front of a cyclist then it's the cyclists fault for (a) being smaller than a car and (b) travelling slower than a car but faster than you think is ... [ more ]
Barrie S
The recommendation is that if you are cycling over 15mph you should be using the road. As a keen cyclist I do use the cycle route to Martlesham via Grange farm but only when commuting at slow speeds. The cycle paths are too dangerous to cycle fast. Too ... [ more ]

Disco Cabaret

Clubs & Groups in Kingston

SEP 12
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Kesgrave Community Centre
Home-Start E.Ipswich & Coastal
With an exciting demonstration of Ballroom & Latin American dancing & the outstanding vocals of Rachel Foskett and Pete Long in Cabaret, a demonstration by Richard Miller followed by a Disco With DJ Steve Springett Tickets £12 includes a light ... [ more ]


Recommendations in Playford

Alan H
Hi everyone, could sometime recommend a really good honest pc engineer they know is reliable to do a good job?
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David B
I am interested to know what goes wrong with a PC that warrants the attention of an engineer. Unless your machine has suffered physical damage it is surely a matter of software not running correctly. Do you use a program such as CCleaner to get rid of ... [ more ]

Police - Ipswich 'On Tour' Event

Clubs & Groups in Bucklesham

JUL 27
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Ipswich – the Corn Hill
Swan Close Scheme
Chief Constable Gareth Wilson and Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Tim Passmore will be going ‘on tour’ this year, visiting town centres across the county. Tim Passmore has said: "Public engagement is a crucial element of my role and I thoroughly ... [ more ]

Kesgrave & District Crime Brief 14 – 20 July 2015

Clubs & Groups in Bucklesham

Swan Close Scheme
Burglary/other building Bixley Drive - between 6pm 12 and 8pm 13 July – entry to property in process of being demolished. Lead stolen Martlesham - overnight 16 – 17 July – forced entry to workshop by breaking door locks and wooden door. Commercial ... [ more ]

High pitched whistling noise

Local Conversations in Kesgrave

Penny P
Hi, does anyone know what the high pitched whistling noise is that can be heard most evenings around the area at the bottom of Hartree Way/Terry Gardens on Grange Farm?
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Stephanie F
We had the same sort of nimoise happen last year. It sounded as if it came from next door's satellite dish. Thank goodness it only lasted a couple of days and was during autumn / winter time so didn't disturb us being in the garden. I did recorded the ... [ more ]

Computer Engineer Wanted

Recommendations in Playford

Alan H
Hi everyone Im one of those old fashioned guys who likes to use a table top pc. Im looking for an experienced competent computer expert who is very honest, reliable and will not rip me off to clean up my pc and take all the built up rubbish off. I will ... [ more ]
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David B
I am interested to know what goes wrong with a PC that warrants the attention of an engineer. Unless your machine has suffered physical damage it is surely a matter of software not running correctly. Do you use a program such as CCleaner to get rid of ... [ more ]
Jean B
Maybe some people are not confident enough to do it them selves .I know i'm not

Plumber needed

Recommendations in Broke Hall

Debbie C
We desperately need an outside tap fitted so that we can use our hose to water out garden in this hot weather. It is a very simple job but my husband is now unable to get down to reach under the sink to do it due to his age and health. Can anyone ... [ more ]
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