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LondonMetric press release on TK Maxx development at Martlesham Heath

Local Conversations in Kesgrave

Miles W
The property company that owns Martlesham Heath Retail Park have issued a press release regarding the proposed TKMaxx development. Have a read at to ... [ more ]

Singing Tutor

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Terri R
Hi, Could anybody recommend a good singing tutor to give just a couple of lessons to someone preparing for an acting audition that also requires 2 songs, one without accompaniment ? The audition doesn't require a perfect voice, just a bit more confidence ... [ more ]

Kesgrave, Martlesham, Rushmere Crime Brief 18 - 24 February 2015

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
Vehicles Holly Road - At around 1am, Saturday 21st February, an offender was seen entering an insecure silver Renault that was parked in Holly Road, Kesgrave. Two Motorola walkie-talkies and some cash were stolen from within. Police would like to ... [ more ]

Ladies cycle for sale

£70.00 in Maidensgrave

Lynn J
Ladies cycle for sale. 3 years old, but not much use. Has been serviced and in immaculate condition. Would like £70 but open to offers. White frame with basket and dynamo lights.


Recommendations in Playford

Sharon M
I need my lawn renovating , and re- turfed, because I only had it done last year , and it looks like a mud heap already 😡 , if anyone could give me a good recommendation , of anyone that could do it, or does anyone know how I could help the grass come ... [ more ]
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Mrs Tiggywinkle
I'm reading all the comments with interest as I've got the same problem with parts of my lawn....and I have 3 might be a hopeless case for me!

Taster Night - Diddy Water Polo - 19th March 2015

Clubs & Groups in Martlesham Heath

Suffolk Coastal Torpedoes are holding an open taster night for our youngest squad, 7-11year olds who train on a Thursday Night at Martlesham Primary School Pool 7-8pm. Swimming ability not a issue, the game is more about having fun with a ball in the ... [ more ]

Date your old Family Photos! Learn about local war heroes!

Clubs & Groups in Kingston

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Long Shop Museum, Leiston
Maggie S
Have you got any old family photos which you can't put a date to? Bring them along to a Special Family History Open Day at the Long Shop Museum in Leiston from 11am on Sat 7 March and let our expert advise you. A variety of exhibits will be on show, ... [ more ]

NANT loses High Court Appeal against 2000 Adastral Park houses

Local Conversations in Kesgrave

Miles W
NANT have lost their appeal against SCDC plan for 2000 houses at Adastral Park. See for links to press releases. Miles
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Double glazed window

Give, Lend & Borrow in Playford

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Internet on Martlesham Heath.

Local Conversations in Kesgrave

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I changed from BT to Plusnet and it was put in place last Wednesday.  So far no probs, in fact the speed seems quicker than BT was (I don't have Infinity, just the normal).  So fingers crossed.  While I was with BT I was always having problems with ... [ more ]

The OK Chorale in concert

Clubs & Groups in The OK Chorale

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St. Mary's Church, Market Hill, Woodbridge IP12 4LU
The OK Chorale
The OK Chorale's annual 'at home' concert in Woodbridge. With a repertoire of songs from around the world, expect spine-tingling Georgian and Balkan harmonies, upbeat gospel, infectious African rhythms, and much much more in a vibrant celebration of ... [ more ]

Tidy our garden

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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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Jennie W
My husband does gardening work, regular and one off, no job to small, reasonable rates, just retired from full time work so looking for gardening work to keep himself busy. Contact info. Ronnie Wood 07765961631 or 01473 737571

Kesgrave News - New Photographer

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Kesgrave cameras .
I'm delighted to announce with great pride that I've been appointed the new resident photographer for our local free monthly magazine 'Kesgrave News'. Many of you will remember Keith Beecroft, a lovely guy who had provided the magazine with many stunning ... [ more ]
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Janette R
Life is what YOU make of it.  But if you want suggestions of what's on in the area - why not visit Ipscene?  The site was set up by a lady fed up of hearing people saying 'there's nothing to do around here' - covers IP1-IP17 postcode area.
Kesgrave cameras .
Thanks Janette, Trudy (Ipscene) and I go back a way, in fact right back to it's creation. I'm a regular visitor there, great site.

Police Message - Attempted burglary, Martlesham Heath 16 Feb 2015

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Swan Close Scheme
WO/15/293 BURGLARY - DWELLING (attempt) LARK RISE MARTLESHAM Heath 16 February 2.35pm – entry to via insecure door. Victim has called out on hearing door open. Two youths seen running away. Nothing stolen Please ensure your doors ... [ more ]
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Old Plod
Sympathy for the victim. It makes me angry when people acquire stuff dishonestly. Was it the front or back door?
Swan Close Scheme
I understand from the Police Connect message that it was the front door. Nothing was stolen in this case but as you say, it is a bit of a shock having to challenge strangers in your own home.

Suffolk Police - Non urgent crime reporting via the web (an alternative to 101)

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Swan Close Scheme
There is a Police contact web page for any information you are able to provide in relation to crime or suspected crime. Ideal if you don't like phoning 101 or you are an avid texter. You need to be in 'View All' mode to activate the blue hypertext.
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Peter L
Robert Peel put the Police out on "Foot Patrol" in order to prevent a and apprehend crime, and in each community. Progressing from that through Bicycle Patrol to Large Fast Motor Vehicles, loaded with technology and weapons has'nt really taken too long. ... [ more ]

Silver Earring

Lost & Found in Woodbridge

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Gillian G
Unusual silver earring sentimental value. Round hoop with cat LOST Tuesday 17th around Martlesham . I'd be over the moon if someone has found this

Have you lost terrestrial TV reception (16/02/2015)?

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2 votes on 5 answers so far... See all and vote

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Laurence H
It could be that you need to re-tune your TV set.  I have had to do that periodically since we went over to digital from analogue
Bob B
I did find the answer when I tightened up the F-Plug connections on the masthead amplifier and the power unit feeding the aerial - the signal came back. What puzzled me was the intermittent nature of the fault. In fact after I had fixed my poor ... [ more ]

Woodbridge Choral Society

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Martin K
The Woodbridge Choral Society will be performing the Mozart Requiem and Beethoven's Symphony No.9 at Snape Maltings on Saturday March 28th. The concert, which features the Kingfisher Sinfonia and is conducted by Andrew Leach, is being run in association ... [ more ]

Child's metal wheelbarrow

Give, Lend & Borrow in Kesgrave

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Mother's Day Family Portrait Photo Session In Your Own Home - Special Offer

£47.50 in Brightwell

Kesgrave cameras .
Family Portrait Photos for Mothers Day. We have a special Mother's Day visit package again this year, with prices starting at just £47.50 for visit to your home to include an hour's shooting including a disc or key drive with 20 of the best edited ... [ more ]

Roadside Scam Warning - Norfolk and Suffolk

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Swan Close Scheme
A number of incidents of supposedly broken down car owners have been flagging down motorists for assistance by asking for cash for fuel and offering valueless jewellery in exchange. Phone 101 if you've noticed something like this or 999 if its currently ... [ more ]
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Which Broadband Service Provider do you use? (Q-Z)

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Andy S, we have fibre optic with Sky. You can get line rental from them too, so BT wouldn't be responsible for repairs, although Sky do contract Openreach to do the actual repairs! Sky did get someone out to us quickly after our line got knocked out by a ... [ more ]
bob inactive
BT have to pay out huge fees when their network goes down and their customers Sky, , Talktalk get cut off.. we've talking thousands per hour.. So in some respects you are better off as a customer of a customer of BT than you are going to BT.

Vinyl tile installer

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Bob inactive
Looking for a professional as its 265 square meters. Floors are new screed (builder done) but will need to be perfected before laying tiles - amtico


Classifieds in Martlesham Heath

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Waldringfield Village Hall
Libby R
French, German, Spanish and Italian speakers are invited to Eurochat - a friendly, informal language conversation, fortnightly at Waldringfield Village Hall. The French table will be discussing 'Geography' (eg favourite places, holidays) - but all topics ... [ 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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Stephen D
I think it's the parking and traffic issues that folk are worried about, not the fact that it's TKMaxx as such. Anyway it will be interesting to see what the traffic and parking are like once Poundland have opened later in Feb, as the TKMaxx planning ... [ more ]
Marie S
It would be good to see them doing something to 'pedestrianise' the area a bit too. There needs to be a safe and reliable way of getting from Beardmore Park to Tesco. An underpass, dedicated path and lights maybe. People do visit these areas on foot/bike ... [ more ]