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Belstead Meadows

David P in Copdock
The developer of Belstead House and the Belstead Meadows area has submitted an amended planning application. It is on the Babergh District Council website under planning. I am a parish councillor for Pinewood and can assure you that the Parish Council ... [ more ]
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There are also now plans for another development around the Holiday Inn called Chantry Vale for about 750 houses. That combined with the Belstead development should be interesting.
David P
The Belstead Meadows amended application is being discussed at the Pinewood Parish Council meeting on Monday at the Community Hall 7.30

Photo ID.

SMM in Ipswich Town Centre
I am after a some information please. I'm going to have to get some form off photo ID (Can't open a new bank account, take out a new phone contract, can't get a new dentist etc.) with out doing so regardless of the fact I've lived with 10 miles of my ... [ more ]
Anaick S
Hi SMM, give Snappy Snaps (Ipswich) a call on 01473 213982, they are very friendly and I'm sure they will be able to advice you. I always get my id photos done there.  Anaick

Door fitter

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Irene G
Thank you for your suggestions regarding back door fitted. I will try these fitters.
Claire B
Irene, I know that Luke B broke his phone yesterday - should be back in action later today, but if you need to get hold of him this morning it may be best to private message him on here!

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Old Batteries

Andrew P in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi, Has anyone got any old Car/Van or Truck or leisure batteries or other lead acid batteries sitting around which they don't want, I could do with a few and would be willing to collect from the local area? Ideally they can still hold a bit of charge, ... [ more ]

Grand Booksale

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich
Cathy G in Copdock
Grand booksale- ex library and donated books- 10p each or 12 for £1 Proceeds to Friends of Chantry Library Refreshments available

St Matthews Street

Finchy in Ipswich Town Centre
The vacant flats above the shops along St Matthews Street are undergoing another paint job. Going for dazzle camouflage this time around.
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Help needed

bryan P in Greenwich
Hi Folks I am looking for a young lad to help and learn the carpet trade, must be able to lift and be available as and when needed .  also looking for local painter to paint reskimmed ceiling and coving  thanks very much
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Mark C
Busy bodys is very harsh Helen 😕 ,he was given some good advice on possible legalities and unfortunately no matter how indescreet asked it's too easy to come unstuck on such matters. I was gonna apply as the young applied to me but I'm a young 40 ... [ more ]
Paul H
Figure of speech. It's a Suffolk thing I guess. When I need a hand in the building trade, I ask in the builders merchants if anyone knows of a lad not afraid of hard work. Way of life. In over 10yrs, I can count on one hand the female "trades" I have ... [ more ]


The Meeting Place Centre in Ipswich Town Centre
TABLE TOP SALE AND CREAM TEA. This Saturday 11am til 3pm at The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close ip1 5lr. All welcome. Fundraising for new carpets. Any unwanted items we have a small charity shop in the community centre and would ... [ more ]

Street Racing

Steven K in Greenwich
Could anyone else hear the cars racing around the centre of Ipswich last night. I could still hear them at 3am.
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Steven K
Well it started again last night so i called 101 and spoke to the traffic police over at martlesham( the operator said he heard it sat night) they said they'd put it out on the radio and shortly after it stopped. Hopefully if people keep phoning itll ... [ more ]
I heard it quite clearly on chantry. Thought it was motor bikes heading to chantry but none arrived. Surely the police would have heard it? More speed bumps needed maybe. About two feet high that collapse when normal people drive over them! Will leave ... [ more ]

Batteries Wanted Please

Andrew P in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi, Has anyone got any old Car/Van or Truck or leisure batteries or other lead acid batteries sitting around which they don't want, I could do with a few and would be willing to collect from the local area? Ideally they can still hold a bit of charge, ... [ more ]

Manual typewriter

Suzanne M in Wherstead
Does anyone have a manual typewriter tucked away somewhere? One is needed by a disabled old gal who has lost the use of right arm. She can type one handed on a portable and needs to get out letters. Also needed, a washing machine drum. Thank you!

Learn how to play Bridge

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Kesgrave Community Centre

Star Gazing

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Chantry Library
Cathy G in Copdock
Come and view the stars with Orwell astronomical society outside Chantry library. Activities and an interactive talk beforehand in the library with free space themed refreshments. Cost 1.50 per adult, children free (aimed at 9+ age group)

Astronomical afternoon

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Chantry Library
Cathy G in Copdock
Astronomical event for primary school children and younger. Free games and activities and cheap space themes refreshments to celebrate new Star Wars film

advice please

Angela W in Greenwich
My neighbour is  elderly and is looked after by home help who come several times a day.  One of them spends the majority of her time in her car smoking and texting.  This may be legitimate however I am concerned that my neighbour could be being ... [ more ]
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Anne L
How long are they spending inside the house? Visits last from 15-60 minutes, depending on what care is required. It is most likely though that they have arrived early and are waiting.
If I was you I would ask the carer .I am a home carer and quite often get asked by a neighbour how a person is getting on ,they won't mind if there's nothing to hide

Table top/craft sale

The Meeting Place Centre in Ipswich Town Centre
Table Top Sale/ Crafts/Cream Teas 3rd October  11am til 3pm all welcome Tables £5 Contact Mags on 01473  745470 or email  to book. Fundraiser for the new carpets for the centre. The Meeting Place Community Centre, Limerick ... [ more ]

Guitar lessons for children

Colin O in Greenwich
Hi all, can anyone recommend a qualified and trusted guitar teacher for children under 10 please? Many thanks
you could try Matthew Long @ Rocket music store 6-8 St Nicholas St, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 1TJ. 01473 216911 They give lessons, or you could try plant music @ martlesham  or there's lots of online ... [ more ]

Washing machine drum

Suzanne M in Wherstead
Hi there, I am in need of the inside drum of a washing machine, the bit that you put the clothes in! Can anyone help supply please? Thank you.

Buggy/stroller for sale £10

Andrew P in Stoke Park
Childs fold up Buggy/stroller for sale £10 In good clean condition, only used in 2nd car as a spare, has a rain cover included but not shown in the pics Ipswich IP2 Stoke Park 07917202722

Angel card readings

Louise P in Blacksmith's Corner
Hello, I have being reading Angel cards for many years to many people by word of mouth. I have decided now is the time to advertise to a wider selection of people, purely because i really enjoy helping people connect with their spiritual side. Please ... [ more ]

2 Car seats for sale £15 each

fancy dress disco

The meeting place Community Centre Limerick Close Ipswich

pond filter

Old Car/Truck Batteries

Andrew P in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi, Has anyone got any old Car/Van or Truck batteries sitting around which they don't want, I could do with a few and would be willing to collect from the local area?
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Old timer
If anyone has any of these types of batteries lying around you might like to know that they can be worth quite a bit of money as scrap. Take them down to Whip Street Motors in Whip Street, along with proof of address (eg utility bill or council tax ... [ more ]
Andrew P
Ideally I want ones which can still hold a bit of charge, dont have to be perfect as not turning over a vehicle with them.