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Loft conversion

Bill V
in Beacon Hill
Hi all, Does anybody know any loft conversion specialists they would recommend? Looking to uplift with family growing, rather than move somewhere else. Also, if you ever done a loft conversion, what sort of budget should I be looking at? Thanks
IT Carpentry Ltd
Hi Bill. Your first port of call should be a really good architect who should draw you up a good plan and maximize your options. These plans can then be used to gain any necessary permissions and sent out to structural engineers and builders etc for ... [ more ]
Paul H
Bill Mann kesgrave design architects. He did our plans for chalet bungalow conversion. Very & reasonably priced. I can send you his number if you like.

Roaming dog

Peter D in Newbourne
Spotted a doggy roaming around eagle way near Heathfield this afternoon around 3-30ish. Looked similar to a small greyhound, but not as big, wouldn't come when called but clearly lost, had a large collar with a black device on it, last seen heading ... [ more ]
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The number to ring if anyone sees China or a dog similar is this: 07817776280  Please save number to phone so that you can contact the owner as soon as the dog is spotted or asap!  Lets get this boy home please, thanks!
Laurence H
There was a dog roaming around Thomas Crescent , Grange Farm yesterday afternoon but this looked to be bigger than China, more the size of a big Labrador.  It had a collar on and we tried to coax it to us with a biscuit but it was having none of it a ... [ more ]

Bubblewrap wanted!

Keith F
in Maidensgrave
Does anybody have a load of bubblewrap they no longer require?  I can put it to good use... thanks in anticipation!

Smart meters

Laurence H
in Rushmere St Andrew
Someone put a post on recently about Smart Meters and interestingly there was a programne on ITV last night on the subject. What I took from it is that the installers are targeted on installing 5 per day so they are pushed for the time to explain how ... [ more ]
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Woof W
Also, first generation In House Display Units don't work with solar (British Gas told me after mine stopped working after 18 months). Funny, we only had to have the smart meter fitted because we had changed to solar, and the old meter was running ... [ more ]
Andy S
I had solar panels installed, British Gas have been telling me for months that I can make an appointment for smart meters to be installed, the only problem is that the Brit Gas version don't work with Solar Panels. There is nothing on the website to ... [ more ]

Display unit free

Keith F
in Maidensgrave
Measures about 6' high, 3' wide and 1'7" deep. Drawers big and smooth running. Must go by Monday latest or it's the dump!
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Laurence H
Hi Keith I was going to say what Polly said earlier.  You seem to have a lot of stuff to give away bit by bit.  As well as the British Heart Foundation there is also Age Concern who have taken over the ground floor of the old Coop in Carr Street ... [ more ]

Free filing cabinet

Bookshelf unit free

Keith F
in Maidensgrave
Measures 69" high, 27" wide and 17.5" deep. Top and bottom separate. Must go by Monday latest. Could deliver Woodbridge/Melton only.

What is the truth about climate change?

Waldringfield Village Hall. IP12 4QP
Greener Waldringfield
in Greener Waldringfield
Monday 20th February.      Waldringfield Village Hall.  IP12 4QP      7.30pm Greener Waldringfield has invited Prof John Midwinter FRS to give a talk about the effects of climate change. John has developed a deep understanding and ... [ more ]
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Robin S
The largest pumped storage scheme is at Dinorwic in Snowdonia, a site you can visit. However as an geologist and engineer all land based pumped storage scheme since in the UK have met with massive local environmental opposition which has halted them. ... [ more ]


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Takes the Kids to the Fort too

Laurence H
in Rushmere St Andrew
Should have checked my spelling before posting.  I meant Kids but bring your lids too if they want to come

Take the Lids to Landguard Fort at Half Term

Laurence H
in Rushmere St Andrew
We decided to open for the February Half Term last year and we are doing it again this year too.  There seems to be very few places available to take the kids to during the February Half Term so besides being good business for the Fort it seems to be ... [ more ]

Free futon

Carrie A in Martlesham
Double futon with mattress offered for free. In good clean condition from a no smoking home. To be collected from Woodbridge. Will need 2 people.


Pine desk/cupboard unit and shelving

Ollie H
in Martlesham
Available together or separately - offers Shelves: 215cm x 34 Cupboard section: 122 x 60 cm Desktop: 150cm with drawers under

Looking for painter decorator

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John B
Perferido of 'Handy  Manos' did a great job of decorating for us...pleasant, helpful...and very reasonable price.    07767 159551  

FREE - Dining Table

carpet fitter

Debbie W
Steve Cage 01473 602406 or 07801 844666 Father and son team are excellent. Have used them several times for small carpet jobs. You won't be disappointed.

Free ladies' J&S motorcycle trousers

Keith F
in Maidensgrave
There is a label suggesting size 14 but the waist measures about 28-30" and inside leg is about 24".  Good condition, no scuffs or tears. Black leather. Padding around knees and hips.
Jayne G
HiKeith My daughter is a keen motorcyclist with her partner and I these will fit her. If they are still available I would like them for her. Many thanks Jayne

Pamper & Shopping Evening

Fiona F
in Warren Heath
Tickets now available - please give me a shout if you're interested! Advisable to pre-book treatments (through me). Please share to help us spread the word for what promises to be a great night!

Free - small portable typewriter

Keith F
in Maidensgrave
In working condition but needs some tlc and another ribbon/spool. Measures 1ft square approx. Brand name is 'Silverette'.  It has a carrying case/lid.

New year, new hobby!

Joanne Rolph BA(Hons), LTCL, ALCM, PGCE, FISM
in Joanne Rolph BA(Hons), LTCL, ALCM, PGCE, FISM
Piano, flute,clarinet,saxophone and music theory lessons available. Over 20 years experience and DBS enhanced check. Weekday evenings, Saturday mornings and some daytime spaces available.  Gift vouchers available. Please contact me for details.
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Elaine C
Hi Jo My daughter, when young, started with recorder lessons and then progressed to the flute etc.  She would like her six year old son to follow a similar path but is struggling to find any local teachers.  Do you teach the recorder by any chance ... [ more ]

Golf Clubs for free!

Keith F
in Maidensgrave
I have 10 golf clubs to get rid of, failed to sell on eBay. Pls contact if interested. Must go soon, I don't play golf!
Keith F
Hi Keith, we are home now for the rest of the day so you can collect any time, please PM me for the address when you are ready.

Friendly mobile foot care in the comfort of your own home.

Footcare 2U - Mobile foot care clinic.
in Footcare 2U - Mobile foot care clinic.
Hello I'm Deborah, I am a registered and fully insured foot health practitioner, offering foot care in the comfort of your own home. Covering Ipswich and the surrounding area. Please feel free to take a look at my page. I offer a friendly, ... [ more ]
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Sharon P
Will be in touch had mine done by usual person last week and she cut my foot really badly leaving me in pain on walking not what I needed will contact you when they need doing again

Plumber wanted (Woodbridge) to fit/ repair toilet flush

Chris R
in Woodbridge
I've searched under Plumber but most recommendations are really old or not local! It seems our regular guy thinks the job is too small. We need someone to repair or replace the flush system in our downstairs toilet. Any recommendations?
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John B
Then there is Sam of 07957889553.  A competent fellow with a happy smile, and good at what he does .  Based at Pettistree BTW