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Table top sale

Local Conversations in Rushmere St Andrew

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Marjorie D
Hello Andrew That sounds as if it could be do-able.  Will remember nearer the time.  Might be good to receive emails from you.  Thank you

Shepherd and Dog

Local Conversations in Playford

Has anyone been to the Shepherd and Dog on a Sunday recently?  We went there last Sunday and when we got the bill, we were astounded to find we'd been charged £9.45 per person for a bog standard roast - not the one with extras.  Now I know we expect to ... [ more ]
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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 ]
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Local builder recommendation

Recommendations in Maidensgrave

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Unfit Path Surfaces

Local Conversations in Playford

Ernest G
As a disabled person, who relies on the use an electric scooter, to get around. I would estimate approximately about 50%, of all footpaths in the much older west part of Kesgrave; The running surface is not remotely up to an acceptable standard; As for ... [ more ]
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Ian W
Good question, I'll give it a go... without googling! Pedestrians- yes all the time. On a bike- yes when its "dual use" has lines painted on it etc, although I personally think these are dangerous for everyone. Also discretion is applied on pavement ... [ more ]
Richard G
There is a specific offence of an HGV parked on a footpath ..... Whether it be 1 inch or totally on it , it is illegal . Majority of HGV drivers adhere to it , more than can be said for car drivers ! If the footpath is obstructed then the Police can ... [ more ]


Clubs & Groups in Martlesham Heath

MAR 29
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Waldringfield Village Hall
Libby R
Informal European language conversation group. Join us for chats in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish or Norwegian. Tutors in Spanish and German will be on hand. £2.50 including drink

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 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 ]

Be more considerate when parking in your community

Local Conversations in Rushmere St Andrew

Mike B
Sorry but bit of a moan about inconsiderate people parking in local roads, I've witnessed over the past week, but especially yesterday morning during the waste disposal lorry rounds, they couldn't access half of Thomas Crescent, in Grange Farm due to two ... [ more ]
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Andy S
Have to agree with all the comments, it used to be part of the driving test, questions where it was illegal to park, has that now been dropped as well.

Dog Socialising

Clubs & Groups in Broom Hill

Claire A
I have a one year old boxer dog who we've had since 8 weeks old. She's pretty nuts but has a big heart. Over the past few months we've met several rescue dogs who have either been very nervous of people or other dogs and it made me wonder about starting ... [ more ]
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Patricia P
Hi all, I´m sorry we didn´t find anybody... we are new in Suffolk and took a while to find the place. I don´t even know if we were in the right park. We arrived at 10:45 and were alone in the enclosed area with the double door (I´ve attached a picture). ... [ more ]
Christine S
Hi Patricia I don't really know where you went but it looks interesting! I met up with everyone with my 2 dogs but decided to take a walk around the heath. I was joined by Susan and her dog - we had a great walk together. We are meeting again tomorrow - ... [ more ]

Conservatory blinds

Recommendations in Rushmere St Andrew

Paula L
I'm thinking of decorating my conservatory and I was wondering if anyone can recommend any local companies/people that make and fit window blinds.
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Linda L
We have used Sanderson's, and found them expensive. We have also for many years used Hilarys. Good product but the price is realistic.
Sharon B
Hi I live in Kesgrave and my husband is a Hillary's advisor, if you would like him to come and give you a quote let me know

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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Conservatory/Orangery Company Recommendations?

Recommendations in Boot Street

Common Sense
Hi streetlifers, Looking to get a conservatory (or be trendy and go for an orangery) installed. Probably going to get half a dozen companies to quote and am thinking of SEH, Homestyle, FIS, Admiral, Anglian. Can anyone recommend any of these or any ... [ more ]
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I agree, Falcon windows are really good , wish I had used them instead of Homestyle, had new sofits, windows, french doors and front door, front door not fitted properly there is a gap with light coming through, they have been back twice as we couldn't ... [ more ]

Catalytic Converter Theft - Martlesham Heath, Anson Road

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
Police have recently reported the theft of a catalytic converter from a vehicle in Anson Road. Vehicles with a high ground clearance are more vulnerable as it is easier to use a mechanical saw to cut them off. Police advise owners to park in such a way ... [ more ]

NANT take appeal to the Supreme Court

Local Conversations in Kesgrave

Miles W
NANT are taking their appeal against 2000 houses at Adastral Park to the Supreme Court - see the EADT article at
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Jo L
“It is frustrating that a small number of people can continue to drag out this process and undermine this essential development process, creating years uncertainty and putting unnecessary pressure on the Council’s ability to protect our unique ... [ more ]
Karen C
Great comment Jo :)  I think its more than a small number anyway and as those of us who are living on top of the area of suggested development well know that just a few shops opening in the Tesco's Martlesham area has caused complete havoc on our local ... [ more ]

Kesgrave Social Club

Clubs & Groups in Racecourse

Keith R
For anybody wishing to socialise on Saturday 28th March, my duo "Curt n Rod" will be performing at Kesgrave Social Club, Edmonton Rd The evening starts at 8.00pm and everybody is welcome. The entry cost is £4.00 for non members.  It might be a good time ... [ more ]

Martlesham Heath - Thefts from vehicles week ending 14th March 2015

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
Here are the details of what the thieves took and their Police reference nos: WO/15/443 THEFT - Carlford Close 11 March 5.10am – entry to insecure vehicle. Sunglasses, loose change and golf clubs removed. WO/15/446 THEFT - Carlford Close 11 ... [ more ]

Lonely Traveller

Recommendations in Martlesham Heath

Hi, I want to explore options of traveling alone, primarily around Europe this summer, I am in mid 30's and have not done much of traveling alone or backpacking but am open to try them. I will prefer to meet new people, does anyone have any ... [ more ]
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If you want to travel in a group try companies like Exodus , Intrepid or Explore. All offer small groups of mostly single travellers.  These are great to build up the confidence before travel to your own schedule
thanks folks..was away for work so couldn't reply, i will try a solo travel within UK first with above option, may be pick up a nice spot, take a train or a coach and see how i feel and then expand it to outside UK.

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 ]
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Miles W
Jeff W - yes, the developer has withdrawn the application. This means that it will not be discussed at a planning meeting.  Barbara R - thanks for the heads-up. Link should now work. Miles

Landguard Fort Opens at Easter

Clubs & Groups in Rushmere St Andrew

Laurence H
Sunday 29th March will be our first day of the 2015 season.  Over the winter we have carried out cleaning and maintenance tasks.  We have also opened up 2 more magazines and cleared out the magazines which are supposedly haunted by the Portugese Lady and ... [ more ]
Laurence H
If you belong to English Heritage of Scottish or Welsh equivalents then it is free otherise it is £4 adults, £3 for over 60's and £1-50 for children.  For that you get an audio guide and your visit should take you about 90 minutes, take a picnic if you ... [ more ]

Phone Scam Poll

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
I'm using Streetlife to communicate with Neighbourhood Watch Members in Swan Close, Martlesham Heath. At the moment I'm trying to find out how we can tackle phone scams before they become a reportable police issue (i.e. fraud). I'm reaching everyone in ... [ more ]
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The last virus on your computer one I got I said the time as if writing it down and then asked and what was your number please? surprise surprise they rang off!

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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Man wanted to lay 'Patio Circles' and some light landscaping

Recommendations in Kesgrave

Karen F
Hi I am looking for someone to do some fairly basic hard landscaping ..laying patio circles, grass edging(brick) bit of decking perhaps,possible base for a summerhouse etc I have had various quotes from builders ..but I really don't need a builder We ... [ more ]
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Richard, we would like to build a new patio this spring. We live in Little Bealings. Is this something you would be interested in?
Richard G
Teresa - I will get in touch with you about it. I am abroad till 29th March , you can send me an email and then i will have your contact details . I can introduce myself a little too . I am sure that i can do what you need .

Broken down vehicle scam continues in Southeast England - March 2015

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
Police are advising motorists that individuals are continuing to use a scam of offering 'valuable' rings in exchange for cash to get fuel. Bogus ID cards are likely to be shown. Such activity should be reported to the Police on 101.

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 ]