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Public Toilets in Ipswich Town Centre/Waterfront

Claire R in Akenham
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 ]
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Andrew T
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 ]
NatureGal
Bottled water is entirely portable, you can take it home without opening it or needing to drink it there and then.

Anglers

Angela W in Greenwich
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 ]
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Angela W
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,
Nick G
Camping equipment is almost part of the fishing life, and it doesn't have to be expensive, a basic tent costs around ¬£50ūüėČ I actually used to fish the lake regularly, but the anti social behaviour from some people, not just anglers, but dog walkers as ... [ more ]

Northern Bypass for Ipswich

Watchfull in Castle Hill
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 ]
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Watchfull
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 ]
Watchfull
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--

OLD PAINT

Tony O in Copdock
Hi.Can anyone recommend  a recycle place or group that will take in left over paint. many thanks Tony O
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Nikki B
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 ]

Jumble Sale

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24th Ipswich Scout Group
Lyn A in Ipswich Town Centre
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

music&songwriting

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St Peters by the waterfront
Carol W in Belstead
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.

What's up with BT ?

Watchfull in Castle Hill
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 ]
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Mike B
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 ]
Jean M
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.

camera lost on Chantry park is this you

mph in Castle Hill
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water

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Jean G
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 .

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Double Glazing Hinge Repairs

Claire R in Akenham
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
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Jean G
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 .

Bathroom Refurbishment

Linda E in Maidenhall
I have recently moved into a flat and need the bathroom refurbished. Electric shower and cubicle plus tiling. Any recommendations welcome. Linda E.
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Theresa H
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 ]

Grey cat

Hayley J in Ipswich Town Centre
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 .
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Hayley J
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.

Pot holes

Tony O in Copdock
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 ]
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Tony O
Hi Mel. Have now reported it to highways dept. Thank you for your quick response.Hope we can sort out soon. Kind regards Tony
Anita S
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

carpenter and kitchen fitters

bryan P in Greenwich
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

Hairdresser.

Kuhli in Pinewood
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.
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Kuhli
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 ]
Amy Maes
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 trying to find a guy called Martin.

Theresa H in Maidenhall
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 ]

Diabetes UK

Watchfull in Castle Hill
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--
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Lewis L
The 2016 Diabetes World Summit is a free online event running from the 18th of April  to the 25th.  See www.thediabetessummit.com
the bees knees
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? 

A good home needed for a Meditec stairlift.

Theresa H in Maidenhall
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 ]

Artificial nails.

Theresa H in Maidenhall
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 ]
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Recommend a painter and decorator please

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Theresa H
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.

Curtains turned up?!

Martin H
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 ]

FOCUS: Contemplative Meditation Group

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La Tour Cycle Cafe, Tower House, 17, Tower Street, Ipswich, IP1 2PP
Timothy Yau in Whitton
An open group were we explore contemplative meditation as the practice of focusing or quieting the mind, sometimes called ‚Äėmindfulness‚Äô, which in turn, opens us up to a relationship with the Divine. COST; Donation towards room hire TEL: 07964 ... [ more ]

Frogspawn

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Sheila O
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 ]
Susan H
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 ]