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We need a Security Camera in the the underpass tunnel...NOW

Paula E in Kesgrave
Hello Can we please campaign for a Security Camera to be positioned in the underpass from Eagle Way to Tesco's..Perhaps Tesco could link it into their Security Camera  Monitoring system? My husband has frequently had to take a brush  and sweep up ... [ more ]
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Paula E
I think you are mistaken.  I have it on good authority, that new technology, can actually take images through any clothing, which would identify anyone.  Maybe not well known, but it is on it's way, and will be used in the future to identify anyone ... [ more ]

Missing cat

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scammer alert: Top Marshalls Driveways

Nicole Boitos-Hayworth in Melton
hello everyone -  We had a very alarming verbal altercation with a trio of young men going door to door on Cherry Tree Road last evening claiming to be representatives from Top Marshalls Driveways. The trio verbally abused an elderly passerby who had ... [ more ]
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Teresa B
Im not quite sure if they are the same people (a big notice saying Marshall driveways) but there have been a marshalls van up Fernhill close and bury hill last week and seem to be doing a few driveways

Saturday morning Dog Training Classes starting 12th November

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Scout Hut, Martlesham Heath
Dave's Dog Training in Dave's Dog Training
Classes run by Dave, a retired Home Office scent detection dog handler and trainer. All breeds, sizes & ages can benefit from this training. Handlers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Call to find out more or book your place 07759 227459. ... [ more ]

Yet more boxes

Malcolm O in Broom Hill
I have 5 cartons sized 40x30x36 cms (or 16x12x14 ins in old money). Used once only for wine delivery so in good order. Shame just to tip them. Woodbridge 382877

Looking for someone to clean the outside of our house (render)

Chris R in Woodbridge
Does anybody know of a company or individual who could pressure clean the render on our house (and maybe clear the gutters at the same time)? It's got rather dirty over the years with bits of green growing on it. This is a last-gasp effort before we ... [ more ]
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Elaine C
Hi Chris Russ and I can recommend Ron Darnell of Bromeswell who has done a roof and a plumbing job for us. Maybe something he will take on. Worth a try! Very reliable, thorough and very pleasant. His no is 01394 421761
David G
Highly recommend Suffolk Brick & Stone Cleaning Co.Ltd  - 01359 242650  -  info@suffolkbrickandstone.co.uk - they steam clean  -  this is what they do  -  if you want expertise, get in touch with them. David G

Dog Excrement on Footpath across Martlesham (Black Tiles to Tesco's)

Keith C in Great Bealings
I regularly use the path across the heath from Black Tiles to Tesco's, but I am becoming increasingly concerned but the number of 'deposits' left on the footpath by dogs.  I do not like using this media for complaining but how can the obvious dog ... [ more ]

Enter The Zombie Fortress

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Landguard Fort, Viewpoint Road, Felixstowe, Ip11 3TW
Laurence H in Rushmere St Andrew
Following an unidentified infection outbreak in Felixstowe, the 'URE' (Undead Research Establishment) has been set up at Landguard Fort.  Our dedicated doctors, scientists and military personnel are caring for your infected family & friends.  The ... [ more ]

Food banks

Marjorie D in Rushmere St Andrew
Could somebody tell me where a local food bank is situated in Ipswich please. I want to do a reverse advent calendar by putting a food or toiletries etc item in a box everyday in December. Advent calendars you take out a chocolate etc but I would like ... [ more ]
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Charlie Z
Lovely idea! FIND as Charlotte suggested are great. Its just behind Aldi, out on Felixtowe Road way. They aren't open for drop off's all the time so check the website first.

Black cat needs re-homing

Stephen P in Warren Heath
I have an 8 year old black cat that i need to rehome. He is 8 years old and fully innoculated until mid 2017. He can be quite nervous and shy and needs a quiet home ideally without any other cats or dogs. He is litter trained and goes outdoors but ... [ more ]
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Missing Florence

Carol B in Martlesham Heath
Florence is a long-haired tabby cat. She lives in Lark Rise and has been missing for 4 days. Please could you check your sheds and garages as she may have got shut in somewhere. Tel 01473 624341 or 07866 157736
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Learn to Nordic Walk

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Melton Playing Fields
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Telephone Master Socket? Broadband Problems

Jay in Playford
Does anyone know if it is possible to have a new master socket installed, and how much it may cost. Moved into a property with has just one telephone point in the hall and no electric socket, and every time phone rings I lose my BT TV channels, ... [ more ]
Derham @ DMonkey Computers
Hi Jay, Probably lack of, or faulty, filter. Each socket that is in use needs one. It's a small box that splits the high and low frequency signals and stops the ringing signal hitting the router I hope that helps but feel free to call if you need any ... [ more ]
John-and A
Yes I found the small filter box solved the problem and not expensive. As Derham says you need to get one for EACH phone socket around the house

weird, wanton damage

Sheila B in Kingston
Weird, wanton damage.   Woke up this morning and someone (probably more than one) has ripped out a waterbut, pushed it over and stamped on it. There is a security light right above it.  It was full of water so it was no mean feat - we couldn't have ... [ more ]

Abandoned Car in Century Drive?

Laurence H in Rushmere St Andrew
It possibly is not abandoned but I have seen a black Clio outside number 61 for weeks if not months with a flat tyre so it is obviously not being used.  In the old days with a tax disc on the window you could tell when it was out of date that the ... [ more ]
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Laurence H
I used that website Richard and it is very good.  Seems the owner has got a SORN which is naughty as the car is still parked on the road
Richard G
Just report to dvla that you have seen it on the road and describe its location. https://forms.dft.gov.uk/report-an-untaxed-vehicle/

Wasp Nest Removal.

Julie G in Little Bealings
Hi. I have a wasp nest above our patio door and although we have tried to leave it as long as possible they are now regularly coming into the kitchen. Can anyone recommend someone who would be able to deal with this for me. Can't get near it with wasp ... [ more ]
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Ashley S
Thanks a lot Keith glad you are happy with the service received I try to stay prompt friendly and as cheap as possible regards ashley
John R
I agree with Keith C. .. Ashley came to ours yesterday and dealt with a hornets nest in the eaves, very promptly and efficiently, in fact they were all gone in a few hours. Excellent job Ashley, and can thoroughly recommend.  Only problem we could not ... [ more ]

Puppy Classes - Martlesham Starts 29th September

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Martlesham Village Hall
Top Street Dog Training in Top Street Dog Training
Top Street Dog Training's next 6 week puppy class has a couple of spaces left !! Our aim is to get your puppy to pay attention to you and give you the foundation of a good recall. We will cover many other topics including manners, eg. jumping up, ... [ more ]

Window handle

Carrie A in Martlesham
I am looking for someone who can replace and fit my non locking metal handle on a UPVC hinged small bathroom window please.I live in Woodbridge
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Old Singer Sewing Machine & Lots Of Bits - Free To A Good Home

Jane in Martlesham
Yes, I have been having a clear out ;-) This is not one of the classic looking ones and I am not sure if it is working or not as I am a novice on sewing machines. It's at least 30 years old, but the power seems to be fine - things turn when you press ... [ more ]
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Jane
Thanks everyone for your help and interest. Glad to say it's gone to a good home on a first come, first serve basis. I suppose I better tackle a few more boxes now :-(

Scent Detection Dog Training Day

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Martlesham Heath, near Douglas Bader
Dave's Dog Training in Dave's Dog Training
Has your dog got what it takes to be a Sniffer dog? A fun day of activities for you and your dog, following a Home Office programme of training. This is the last one this year, so to register your interest call Dave on 07759 227459.  Sunday 2nd ... [ more ]

Dog walker

Dilly dally in Melton
Hi is there anyone who has a dog walker they use and could recommend in the Woodbridge area? I need someone with experience and who is dbs checked.
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G K
Thanks.   Only know her as she used to drive her car round the field and the dog would follow! So I do not know her level of computer literacy ... but her flyers were word processed so she or a friend obviously can ...  If the flyers are still up I ... [ more ]
Anne D
I am an approved dog walker for the Cinnamon Trust but, in a year, haven't been asked to help anyone.

Gas fire disconnection

Christina B in Great Bealings
Hi, we're looking for someone who can disconnect a gas fire without charging exorbitant call-out charge. We think we could probably do it ourselves but 'Google' says it should be done by a 'competent person'. Thanks in advance!
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David R
Illegal? Depends on how it has been installed. If it has an isolator tap (as it should) then you can turn the tap off and disconnect the compression joint on the gas fire side. You need to make sure the gas tap can't be turned on again, of course ... [ more ]

Pirate Weekend, (International Talk Like a Pirate Days) 17th & 18 September

Laurence H in Rushmere St Andrew
Ahoy there me hearties! A weekend of pirate-related activities and fun at Landguard Fort. Come and meet a motley band of pirates, smugglers, cutthroats and wenches, having made landfall at Felixstowe to carouse and celebrate their success on the high ... [ more ]

Disco Cabaret Night

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Kesgrave Community Centre
Home-Start E.Ipswich & Coastal in Kingston
Get your tickets now for a fantastic evening with demonstrations of Latin and Ballroom dancing by the European Latin U21 champions, Luke Miller and Vera Alkevich. Vocals from Rachel Foskett and Pete Long followed by a disco with Steve Springett DJ ... [ more ]

Southwold Railway News 89

Laurence H in Rushmere St Andrew
At last some good news for the Southwold Railway Trust.  Approval has been given for the development of the Blyth Road site in Southwold which had been the old gas works.  The site at Wenhaston is developing nicely and I see that they have had 6 new ... [ more ]
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Laurence H
From what I can see the railway has every chance of getting to Halesworth and so connecting with the National Network.  It also seems that the people of Halesworth are keen to have the railway there.  Barring some incredible good fortune I despair of ... [ more ]