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Tooks old Bakery site

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Came past there this morning digger on site grubbing the concrete slabs-- is this just a site clearance or have they started getting ready to build? anyone know whats going on-- any planning permission been applied for?-- very interesting--

FOCUS: Contemplative Meditation Free Open Taster Session

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La Tour Cycle Cafe, Tower House, 17 Tower Street, Ipswich, IP1 3BE
Timothy Yau in Whitton
Contemplative Meditation FREE Open Taster Session Exhausted? Overloaded? Stressed? Stop, be still, and learn to be present in the moment. If you're in or around Ipswich and you know someone who might be into trying something new, bring them along ... [ more ]

Security System

Watchfull in Castle Hill
My old security cam has gone kerput its the old VHF system-- can any one help me to obtain new HD system working on harddrive-- get the parts/ etc and instal for me-- I will willing pay for parts in advance and come to an agreement for who ever do the ... [ more ]

gardener

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Gary B
Earning a little extra doing a few hours a week as a gardener is probably ok at £10 per hour. If looking to become a full time self employed gardener then I see a number of issues with that rate. I am not in that trade but Joanna A is right about the ... [ more ]

Continuation NBP

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Streetlife have closed our NBP debate down which is their policy to do so after six mouths-- and I think we ought to thank Streetlife for allowing us to run for that length of time-- should we keep this continuation going at least until we get the ... [ more ]
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Watchfull
COR  Derick L that was some smack on the wrist-- any thing I may say in this post you can check back on by using the link to the first part of the debate that Martin C has provided on here-- if memory serves me right Richard G was one of the first to ... [ more ]
Watchfull
Susan H On the-- That Hum topic-- this lady said her house is surrounded by fields I can appreciate her feelings but is this why she is so against the Northern fringe big build and our NBP request--

Football area in parks?

Kathy P in Pinewood
Does anyone know a good park for playing football? My son says the Ellenbrook green area is too rough (though I often see other lads playing there!). A permanent goal would be ideal, though not essential, just flattish grass! Thank you for any ... [ more ]
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Looking for a companion for an Alexander O Neal concert in Feb 2017.

Theresa H in Maidenhall
Alexander O Neal is coming to the Regent on the 17th Feb. None of my friends would be interested in going to see him but I do. I loved him in the eighties dancing to a lot of his music. haha! Anyway, if anyone is interested, we would have to meet up ... [ more ]

Pot holes

Tony O in Copdock
I would like to say a very big thank you to S.C.C .for fixing the pot holes in King Fisher ave and Hawthorn drive .You have done us proud .Can you tell your workers that they have done a very good job.I can drive over the roundabout with pride .Once ... [ more ]
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Suffolk County Council
Good morning Paul, Please could you report these defects on our Highway Reporting Tool we will then be able to identify the exact location of the holes to carry out an investigation.  Many thanks- Lisa
Paul R
Suffolk County Council Thanks Lisa for your reply. I shall do as you suggest. Paul

Road maintenance!

Jennifer S in Pinewood
Hello, I have reported the shocking state of Sheldrake Drive and had a reply from the council stating this road is not an issue. Anyone else feel this road is in need of attention?
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Suffolk County Council
Hi all, Firstly, as Richard mentioned with regard to highways insurance claims, anyone pursuing a claim is asked to provide evidence that the Highways team has failed in its duties to maintain the public highway to an appropriate standard. They ... [ more ]
Ipswich Entrepreneur
It is not just car drivers having a problem with the state of Ipswich's roads, yesterday Ipswich Buses suffered cracking to the upper front windows of TWO double decker buses likely caused by the unsatisfactory condition of the roads...

Heritage Weekend

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Linda E in Maidenhall
Ipswich Society Heritage Weekend Saturday 10th September and Sunday 11th September gives you a chance to explore historic buildings that are not usually open to the public. Leaflets available from Tourist Information or Ipswich Society members will be ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Entrepreneur
I remember the event last year, can't believe it has almost been a year. I was a bit surprised how many tourists were exploring the historic buildings; it is a shame that they don't allow people to explore the historic buildings more often, it would ... [ more ]

Wedding venues near bramford

Mike W in Claydon
Hi I was wondering if people could help with recommendations for wedding venues near bramford. We are looking for somewhere with a fairly big outdoor area as well and to be able to hold around 200 to 250 people. Any ideas or recommendations would be ... [ more ]
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Hail stones

Val S in Sproughton
We had a really heavy hailstorm in Castle Hill last night and the stones broke the roof of our conservatory in many places. Did anyone else get damage?
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Interested
That's really interesting, Andrew H. and fascinating. I'm in IP1 and we had nothing. (Sadly my ability to use compass directions is truly limited hence the post code.)

Italian club

Robin H in Maidenhall
Is there a social club or association for Italians living in Ipswich? My partner would like to socialise with fellow Italians occasionally.
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Jacqueline H
And, of course, also in St Peter's Street, is Locanda di Parma, which, I believe, is actually run by Italians ... https://pages.resmio.com/locanda-di-parma#_=_
Lynda H
There was a part time pizzeria above lings motorcycles in Foxhall road that seems popular with the Italian community and families

ipswich hosptill

Jim G in Common, The
hi i was just wondering if any body knows if the physiotherapist department is closing down in september
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Kerry O
I work for the Health & Social Care Watchdog and we work very closely with the Hospital and I have had no information about this. What makes you think it is closing?

Smell of burning

Linda E in Maidenhall
On Wednesday evening there was a very strong smell of burning in the Valley Road area. It git so bad that I had to close my bedroom window because of the fumes. I haven't heard any news of a big fire anywhere. Any one else smell anything?
Peter S
Yes, we got it as well along Henley Road. We had to shut all the windows because it was affecting our breathing! Our thoughts were that it was a garden bonfire which was a bit antisocial on one of the hottest evenings of the year when most people had ... [ more ]

Trying to find Trixie

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Some while ago I was trying to find an old friend named Trixie-- there was a kind lady on here that tried to help me I dont remember your name-- at that time Trixie was about to move house-- she has now been in touch-- was it YOU who tried to help? if ... [ more ]
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Watchfull
No Andrew not stupid I use to have problems with-- LOL-- TLC-- and a lot more so I invented SOH-- yer your right CW means Country and Western-- cant stick this Line Dancing stuff-- that's not CW-- we have another name for that it's known as SK-- SOH

Festival of Paganism

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Oddfellows Hall, High Street, Ipswich
Robin H in Maidenhall
A free event for people interested in learning about what modern day pagans do and believe, hosted by the Ipswich Pagan Council. Refreshments available during the day. Talks, discussions, storytelling, information stands. A friendly event for ... [ more ]

Window Cleaner

Pat H
Yes give Frankie a ring on 685837, local and very good, been doing mine and my Sons for a while and no complaints, Hope this helps.

Windows 10 start up problem

Brian H in Stoke Park
Hi. Can anybody advise/help on why my pc will not start up, despite trying the Windows self diagnostic cure.
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Simon B
Toby P. Here is the download link from Microsoft: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17779/download-windows-essentials It is part of the Windows Essentials programme. However, if you have an Outlook.com, Hotmail.com (or co.uk) e-mail address, ... [ more ]
Brian H
Hi. Many thanks to everybody who posted with their help and advice. Amazingly my laptop/Windows 10 is working fine now; all I done was to close it down for a few days. Not a great technical cure but it seems okay now.

Carpet fitter (Experienced)

bryan P in Greenwich
I am looking for an experienced carpet fitter driving license would be advantage for part time work

Set up web link?

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Our debate Northern Bypass for Ipswich is now closed-- do any one know how I can set up a webb link for reference purpose only-- I have no idea myself-- thanks
Dave L
Do you mean this (https://www.streetlife.com/conversation/1fz6nlayn7lpl/) or something else?

Is this your cat?

Wendy P in Whitton
This pretty grey cat has been roaming around Bennett Rd for the past 10 days or so. She is not chipped, no collar but a very loud voice especially at 04.30!!!. Does anyone recognise her?
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trousers

Jim G in Common, The
hi does any body know of a good cheep person who can take up a pair of trousers for me thanks
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Jean G
Richard g i have bought wonder web to turn trousers up it doesn.t work as soon as u wash them it disssintergates
Arthur C
There's a Hole on some of my jeans front pockets, anyone in claydon or gt blakenham that can do a decent repair please, must be local as I do not have transport. Thank you.

Broomill Summer Fete

Annie M in Westerfield
Broomhill Summer Fete Saturday 16 July 2016 A community event in support of Broomhill Library and Sherrington House Care Home Fun for all the family - please see attached poster

Broomhill Summmer Fete

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Broomhill Library, Sherrington Road, Ipswich IP1 4HT