Decided to take a walk down to the waterfront with my daughter one evening last week. Apart from Majors Corner public toilets (anyone know the opening hours for these? ) realised that the lack of facilities is actually dreadful. Unless I wanted to go ... [ more ]
NatureGal20 days "The only thing I can think of to recommend is popping into a pub etc and buying a bottle of water. Then you can legitatmely use the facilities" of course the trouble with this is that once you've drunk the water you need a wee wee ... [ more ]
Bottled water is entirely portable, you can take it home without opening it or needing to drink it there and then.
I can't help thinking the anglers I see in Chantry Park and other parts of Ipswich have a disproportionately negative affect. They ride their motorbikes to the lake where they camp out for days, they leave a huge amount of rubbish both in and outside of ... [ more ]
Nick G. I also clear up a lot of cans and litter myself, just goes to show how much there is. The ones causing the most problems have expensive motorbikes and camping equipment,
Camping equipment is almost part of the fishing life, and it doesn't have to be expensive, a basic tent costs around £50😉 I actually used to fish the lake regularly, but the anti social behaviour from some people, not just anglers, but dog walkers as ... [ more ]
It has be suggested that we bring this subject up again--can we have your views on this and the reason why--if the Orwell bridge shut down the Valley road gets grid locked--if the big expansion comes about North of Westerfield--it will get worst--I can ... [ more ]
Have the time come to say thanks for all that have taken part in this debate and bring it to a close--or just let it run on--We have achieved one thing--we have got them discussing the need for a NBP again--and I feel that we will have to wait a while ... [ more ]
Sorry to start winging again-- ITV News tonight Cambridge closing off roads in the rush hour--if Ipswich don't get the NBP sooner rather than later it could be us doing next--
Hi.Can anyone recommend a recycle place or group that will take in left over paint. many thanks Tony O
Tony - I think soil does just as well. We put a little soil in ours and left them to dry out. But dependant on how much is left in the can, just leaving the lid off will dry them out in no time once the sun comes out. I was told by Foxhall tip to leave ... [ more ]
I still take mine to crown centres did it last week.
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24th Ipswich Scout Group
On Saturday 21st May the 24th Ipswich Scout Group will be holding a Jumble Sale. Doors open at 1pm. Bramford Road Railway Bridge 330A Bramford Road Ipswich IP1 5AX
St Peters by the waterfront
providing children and young people with workshops to develop their creative skills through songwriting. book now www.stpetersbythewaterfront.com or telephone 01449-761930 for more information.
Beside the fact that I am on S/L Ipswich I also on belong to Northampton S/L--My daughter who lives in New Duston NN5 lost her internet/broadband--some thing that has not happened before--she phoned BT and was informed that there was a problem and it ... [ more ]
The internet service won Recommended Provider in this April's Which? magazine (only 1 other provider won - Zen Internet). If you get broadband, you'll get free LED bulbs for life for your whole property, also up to £200 to recompense you for any early ... [ more ]
Change your broadband provider, we are with Utility Warehouse. Not only do we have broadband with them but phone line and utility services. Even now thinking of using them for our mobile phones. No problems with them.
Another helful site: http://www.lostbox.com/ Hope they are reunited
does any body know what hapend to the water in ip1 on thursday night thanks
Apparently there was a big problem in sproughton.
perhaps they cleaned the pipes out as they do that overnight usually they send letters out if they do that as it may effect the water and they usually tell you to run it a bit first .
anyone can recommend an eletrician. Need to move position of ceiling lights and replace one.
Bartons Electrical - he's very friendly and helpful. Mention my name. He's also on facebook.
Steven Smith 01473 635888__mob_ 07850567000 done a few jobs for me very good can recommend .
Can anyone make any recommendations for repairing hinges on my double glazed windows. It is not a job my other half can take on and need at least 2 windows looking at. Many thanks
Suffolk Windows from Needham Market has done excellent work for me and the friend that recommended them.
hi clair try david at crystal glaze he's very good his phone number is 01473404725 or mobile07745914980 orwww.crystalclearmaintenance.co.uk he done a repair job for me so I would recommend him .
I have recently moved into a flat and need the bathroom refurbished. Electric shower and cubicle plus tiling. Any recommendations welcome. Linda E.
I had a guy called Adrian who made a wet room for my dad a couple of years ago and did a very good job indeed. So much so that I am going to use him this summer to sort my bathroom out with a complete new bath suite and tiles. He lives in Colchester but ... [ more ]
Hey if ur still looking give Alan at iceni plumbing and heating a ring good honest and reliable 07763710569
There's a small Grey cat with collar in our area and we haven't a clue who it belongs to. I haven't seen it but my neighbour has and she says it doesn't look well. Has anyone lost one? Please PM me .
Hi Carol and Sarah. We haven't seen this cat since. I've spoken to neighbour and she is going catch it if she sees it. Thank you for your comments.
Any help needed just let me know! Have spare cat carriers too!
What's happened to our local council. Pot holes everywhere. We live on the Chantry Est, and we have big holes on the Hawthorn roundabout near the Kingfisher pub and the Doctors I have seen cyclists dodging these pot holes and nearly been hit by cars? ... [ more ]
Hi Mel. Have now reported it to highways dept. Thank you for your quick response.Hope we can sort out soon. Kind regards Tony
Have reported other end of Kingfisher Ave too,when you turn into it from Robin Drive.It is getting extremely bad with potholes and bumps yet again.It's no use keep bodging.They need doing properly once and for all.This road had workmen on it several ... [ more ]
Free shed 4 foot by 2 foot , person to dismantle and collect"
I am looking for Kitchen fitters must be reliable and reasonably priced and good workmanship also looking for a carpenter I would welcome any recomendations Many thanks
Have a chat with Alan: https://www.facebook.com/actpropertyservices/
Give Mick Fisk a ring a top trades man his no is 01473 713184 07760176390
Can anyone recommend a ladies hairdresser in Ipswich town centre area please? I'm looking for someone who isn't scissor happy and will do a wash and set at a reasonable price. TIA.
Hi. Amy. Thanks for the reply. A list of your services and prices would be useful and also where exactly are you setting up? Ginny S, I have tried the salon you suggested but they don't do wash and sets and the prices stated are misleading. A friend ... [ more ]
Hi Kuhli of course I will list my prices below, I do also offer a OAP discount and can also offer shampoo and sets. I will be based in Stoke park IP2. Any more questions please don't hesitate to contact me. Trim from £15.00 Cut and blow-dry from £20 ... [ more ]
I am sorry, but I am trying to find a guy on here called Martin who took away some kitchen units from us a few months ago for his garage. I just wanted to say a special THANK YOU for putting some photos through our door. You have done a most wonderful ... [ more ]
I love reading happy stories and thank yous 😆
Diabetes Uk meetings held at St Augustins Church hall are trying to increase their membership--Please take note--it would help if they published the DATE & TIME of these meetings--then they might get more to come along--
The 2016 Diabetes World Summit is a free online event running from the 18th of April to the 25th. See www.thediabetessummit.com
Lewis L, thank you for this very interesting link. I agree with the findings of the third chat that I read early am this morning. Have you read it yet?
My partners parents are moving from Hollesley into a bungalow and will no longer need their stairlift. It is a few years old but is in good working order and has recently been serviced. They are quite happy to let it go to someones home free of charge. ... [ more ]
Just to mention that the above items have now been given away.
I need some help please Does anyone know of someone, whether it be one person or a small business, where I can have some nails put on for my holiday? I live off the Norwich Road so wouldn't want to go miles out. If so, let me know please. I would need ... [ more ]
Where are they please.?
Dial lane next to Berridges but you will need to call & make an appointment as they get very booked up.
Hi I need someone to hang 5 rolls wallpaper and paint the skirting any recommendations please
Hi I would be more than happy to come and give you a free no obligation quotation. Thanks Matt at mjb services.
Dave Beales has done some very good work for me on a few occasions now and currently is doing some work in my bedroom. He lives in Ipswich and his number is 07506760892.
Does one know who turn curtains up thanks.
Hi, I can turn curtains up. If you would like to PM me if you would like to discuss this further. Thanks
Hello, we are on Pinewood and my wife does loads of clothing alterations for people and she sometimes has curtains brought round to work on. She used to make bespoke wedding dresses and bridesmaids dresses etc but just sticks to alterations now. She has ... [ more ]
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La Tour Cycle Cafe, Tower House, 17, Tower Street, Ipswich, IP1 2PP
An open group were we explore contemplative meditation as the practice of focusing or quieting the mind, sometimes called ‘mindfulness’, which in turn, opens us up to a relationship with the Divine. COST; Donation towards room hire TEL: 07964 ... [ more ]
I was hoping to see frogspawn in my pond but nothing this year. Is it too late?
We used to have a toad every year in our garden but remarked the other day i haven't seen one for the last 2or three years goung off subject a bit we used to have a squirrel that used to scuttle along our fence bur he has vanished as well but the trees ... [ more ]
Our garden is full of toads, but then we are in countryside. We also find newts. As for squirrels, don't get me started. I had 3 bird feeders destroyed by the blighters last year, despite having 2 dogs who'd love to have squirrel for dinner. I have to ... [ more ]