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Roadworks yet again in Birkfield Drive

Local Conversations in Castle Hill

Alan O
Most annoying hold ups for traffic being held up at the bottom of Birkfield Drive there is only one lane open, there is no work done to the road but trying to work on the pavements why hold up traffic to the main road into Chantry there is no need to ... [ more ]
Dave L
The traffic delays are irritating but I hope it's a case of the gain being worth the pain. The work being done is to divert the spring that pours water onto the pavement and road into a drain. As most of the pedestrian traffic up / down Birkfield Drive ... [ more ]
Alex G
It is good to see this problem is being dealt after such a long time, and whilst I can understand the need to divert the traffic flow; I don't see why the  diversion and temporary traffic signals were left in place and operating over the whole Bank ... [ more ]

stealing

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Philly57
Just finished volunteering at a charity shop in Meredith road and what do I see, a middle aged man stealing a wooden jewellery box that cost all of £2.50. WHY BOTHER?? Hang your head in shame whoever you are.
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Angela W
I have made three reports to the police since moving to Ipswich, once was about being attacked by a dog which days later tried to attack a neighbors  baby in it's own garden.  Once when I had a block of concrete thrown at me by 3 teenagers, and once when ... [ more ]
Watchfull
RG the reason I had a pop at you was-- instead of lambasting the thief/thieves you and other's on here took the easy way out and told P57 to ghange their job--P57 is volunteering their time in a charity shop and putting some thing back into the community ... [ more ]

wandering black cat

Lost & Found in Ipswich Town Centre

Hayley J
I'm concerned about a black unneautured cat that is wandering around Aster Road Chantry and in the grounds of The Oaks Primary School. He is thin and looks like he's got mange. Very shy he won't come near. Is there anyone that could help him in any ... [ more ]
Rosa
Hi Hayley Animal Search Uk has details of a missing cat in that area - may not be the same cat but worth asking!   http://www.animalsearchuk.co.uk/find-lost-pets/view-pet.php?p=200548&prt=1&viewru=1&sort_order=date&...

Moths

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Janet A
Has any one had a problem with having lots of moths in the house this year?  I had some the end of last year especially in the kitchen then it stopped but now it's awful & has been for over a month now. Does anyone know where moths like to nest & ... [ more ]
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Helen M
Oh glad you found them, I hope that is the last of them. I believe the ones we had were in a few packets which shows how messy I am!

Couldn't possible do that?

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

Baz M
Reluctant partner? Not sure what it's about? Curious and intrigued? Game for a laugh? On ones bucket list? Ladies - ever wondered why women enjoy a lifestyle without clothes (weather & circumstances permitting). Springwood Sun club nr Colchester are ... [ more ]

Parrot found in Felixstowe Road area.

Lost & Found in Ipswich Town Centre

General Elections - 7th May 2015

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

MAY 07
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Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6D
Castle Hill Community Centre
SITUATION OF POLLING STATIONS  www.ipswich.gov.uk/content/general-and-local-elections-thursday-7th-may-2015 Ipswich Parliamentary General and Ipswich Borough Council Election Castle Hill Ward Hours of Poll:- 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Notice is ... [ more ]

Aldi car park

Local Conversations in Westerfield

Madge
When parking in Meredith Road is at a premium, with many of the Aldi customers parking on Meredith Road and along Highfield Road because their car park isn't big enough to accommodate them, have Aldi got the cheek to use five of their parking bays to ... [ more ]
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Elaine D
Just ignore them! I know it takes nerves of steel, but they are not legal or backed by the courts. They are merely invitations to pay, but more threatening language is used! Obviously you shouldn't take the mick! If you know the car park belongs to a ... [ more ]

Liars Storytelling Contest

Clubs & Groups in Maidenhall

MAY 04
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Margaret Catchpole pub, Ipswich
Robin H
To mark Election Month we are holding a Liars Contest. Each storyteller will regale two improbable tales, one of which happens to be true. The audience must guess which one is the real story. Come along and listen, or tell stories, and enjoy a drink or ... [ more ]

NEW Members Required for 3 x Arts & Crafts Groups

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Janet A
New Members Requred for Castlehill Arts & Crafts Group Bring Art Gear, Knitting, Crochet, Sewing, Felting or any Craft you're into @  (1) CASTLEHILL COMUNITY CENTRE, Highfield Rd, Ipswich, IP1 Mon Eve 7pm - 9pm Tues Afternoon 1.30pm - 3.30pm ... [ more ]
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Taxis for Disabled Wheelchair Users

Local Conversations in Sproughton

Citizen of Ipswich
Since my elderly mother became confined to a wheelchair due to illness, I have become aware of the dreadful lack of taxis available to wheelchair users. My mother has taxi vouchers to replace her bus pass but they are useless as she struggles to be able ... [ more ]
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Mark J
Hi, my dad is a taxi driver with disabled access. You can reach him on 07743034164 to discuss :-)
Citizen of Ipswich
Thanks Mark J. When we next need a taxi I'll give him a ring. It's not often that we need a taxi but when we do it's frustrating that there's not one single taxi available in the whole of Ipswich.

Activities for young wheelchair users!

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MAY 02
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Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Rd, Ipswich, IP1 6DG
Castle Hill Community Centre
Whizz-Kidz is organising this Café to find out what activities young wheelchair users would like to do in the area. Why not coming and trying out some of their activities including wheelchair skills training, crafts, cooking and sports. There will be ... [ more ]

Volunteer drivers needed!

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Castle Hill Community Centre
Drivers and passenger assistants required for Ipswich Dial A Ride. Could you or a friend help? As little as 4 hours per week Full training will be provided For more information please contact Billy on 01473 345342 or via email: ... [ more ]

Women In Naturism Day

Clubs & Groups in Whitton

Wendy P
Ladies - ever wondered why women enjoy a lifestyle without clothes (weather & circumstances permitting). Springwood Sun club nr Colchester are hosting a Women in Naturism Day and invite ladies of all shapes & sizes, ages, single married or ... [ more ]
Baz M
Reluctant partner? Not sure what it's about? Curious and intrigued? Game for a laugh? On ones bucket list?

Hedge Cutting Recommendations

Recommendations in Akenham

Claire R
Hi, Can anyone recommend a good reliable Hedge Cutter? Mine is in desperate need of attention, and my hedge cutters are broken. Need someone who won't charge a fortune, but that can also remove the cuttings too.  It is a Leylandi, and there is about a ... [ more ]
Sheila O
Try growing places @ claydon they employ disabled people and are reliable will do a good job not sure what they charge my son works for them there phne number is01473 831224 im sure they will do a good job &u will be helping some people who have no ... [ more ]

Tennis Club

Clubs & Groups in Maidenhall

Louise W
Looking to join a Tennis Club? Why not join Roundwood Tennis Club, Salmet Close Ipswich. Very friendly club, good standard of tennis , 3 floodlit courts. League tennis available, also regular club play sessions. For more information phone Louise on ... [ more ]

to buy

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looking for a homeopath practitioner

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Louise M
Hi, I am looking for a recommendation of a Ipswich local homeopath practitioner that doesn't cost the earth. I have been feeling more and more low in mood recently and due to the lasting side effects of previous antidepressants I am not keen on going ... [ more ]
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Rossi
In the past my GP has suggested this site: http://www.llttf.com/ Not everybodies cup of tea. Bit happy clappy for me, but worth a look.
Sharon I
Talking about CBT and mindfulness, I have recommended and given a book to many friends and family members, it is on Amazon and isn't expensive. It is called "Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world" by Prof Mark Williams and Dr ... [ more ]

FREE Community Project for 16-25 yr olds organised by 4YP.

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

APR 20
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Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich

slabs

Give, Lend & Borrow in Sproughton

Jarredoff.
I am looking for paving slabs that any one wants to get rid of,one or two and even more even if it means several trips. Sizes  3ftby 2ft =   600 by 900mm            2Ft by 2ft  = 600 by 600 mm and  18 inches by 18 inches = 475 by 475 mm. Pattern and ... [ more ]

Disco

Recommendations in Mace Green

APR 04
to (ended)
Pauls social club
Steve R
Disco required for a party at Pauls social club on the 29th August Need to book asap Please private message me Thanks

3ds game

£20.00 in Claydon

Carole F
nintendo 3ds game,Dead Or Alive Dimensions game, only on it 15 mins, not for my age [71] bought new, 748754 Bramford will except £10

paving slabs

Give, Lend & Borrow in Sproughton

Jarredoff.
I am looking for used paving slabs any colour. 3ft by 2ft = 600mm by 900 mm. 2ft by 2ft =600 by 600 mm.  18 in by 18 in = 475mm by475mm. If any one has got an odd one or two they want rid of I can pick up. If any one has a quantity they wish to sell, am ... [ more ]

please come along

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

not long now

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Michelle D
Come along & get your nails done, buy a handcrafted item from our range of great craft stall vendors, for the children Thiers sand art or glitter tattoo's also there's a raffle, cakes & refreshments including hot cross buns and Donut's