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Gardener recommendation

A G in Ipswich Town Centre
Hello We need a gardener please who can also take away all the rubbish as well in relation to clearing a garden? We wouldn't need any landscaping etc it would be to clear an overgrown garden to a manageable level. Anyone have anyone they can ... [ more ]
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Table Top sale

The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close, Whitehouse
The Meeting Place Centre in Ipswich Town Centre
Table top sale. Tables £5 each. Time 10am set up 11am doors open. Finish 2pm . Cafe open 10 til 3pm. To book table call on 01473 745470 mags mobile number 07985638026 email

Chantry Library Sunday opening hours survey

Chantry Library in Chantry
Chantry Library are asking customers for their views on a proposed change to our Sunday opening hours. The proposed change would mean the library is open for the same number of hours but would mean it would open and close a bit later on Sundays. ... [ more ]
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Macmillan Coffee Morning

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich, IP2 0QY
Chantry Library in Chantry
We are holding a Macmillan coffee morning at Chantry Library. There will be plenty of coffee and cakes and all proceeds will go to Macmillan cancer support. A great cause and a perfect excuse to eat cake!

Another New Beginners Tai Chi Class!

Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich in Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
It's a busy time for Suffolk Tai Chi Academy.   A new Beginners Class starts in Ipswich. Tuesday13th September 2016, 2:00-3:30pm. Location the Dove St Inn on Grimwade St and Dove St. IP4 2LA. £2.00 per class. Your instructor will be our newest ... [ more ]
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Eddie M
I shall be instructing you for the first 17 moves of the 108, hopefully you will want to go on to a continuing class where you learn the rest of the moves. It should be fun as well as instructive, (otherwise I'll be doing it wrong!) Apart from all ... [ more ]

Asda trolley's

Angela C in Ipswich Town Centre
$ Asda trolley’s all parked together in Stoke park drive, it is the same chap that takes them isn't there any cctv or security to stop this ?
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Alex G
Some few years ago, trollies were being left around the place in Tendering and often ended up pushed into a stream. I heard that the authority that had had to clean them out of the waterway, then took action by imposing a fine on the now departed ... [ more ]
Those trolley tokens aren't cheap to buy either!! So probably would encourage people to take them back.

on your own and need friend to chat to

John T in Maidenhall
Hello any one out there need a friend and chat to or maybe go out to lunch or help in shopping am here for you so dont be alone get to me any age John.
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Valerie W
Hi John/Kathy Sometime over the weekend or early part of next week should be ok for me and don't mind which café, is that ok for you Kathy?
John T
Hello Kathy thanks for message dont mind over weekend or early part next week so dont think any cafes up chantry tell me which one you like then time and day so how can we meet as got no car yet and how will I know you will wait reply from you John

Silicon cake decorating moulds

Jules in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi, does anybody have any cake decorating moulds relating to the birth of a baby girl to borrow or buy?  I am looking for something like baby feet, teddies, baby clothes, bottles, letters etc where you use sugar icing to make the decorations. Or if ... [ more ]

Supermarket trolley

Teresa K in Maidenhall
Hi there I have also reported the trolleys in Stoke Park Drive. Concerned about safety like all of the other people here that have posted comments. The security man was really laid back about it. He did say he had already reported it though. That was ... [ more ]

Sushi to go

Ipswich Entrepreneur in Chantry
I hear that a new restaurant (and takeaway) is to open in Fore St selling sushi. Something I feel was long overdue in Ipswich, plenty of Chinese, Indian and Asian fusion...  Does anyone know any further information about it? I stumbled across a ... [ more ]

Lost Black Cat

Lesley S in Stoke Park
Has anyone seen Sammy in the Berners Street/St George's Street area?  He's all black, not very bright, but very affectionate in a "formulaic" way when hungry.  By that I mean he doesn't actually love you, but he's heard that if he rubs round you a lot ... [ more ]
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Sally H
My friend has lost her little black cat. Went missing sat 13th august, from chatsworth close stoke park. Desperate to find her.
Lisa L
This cat isn't very little ....but have a look at the photo to check. Think I've see your friend's posters. .... hope she finds her soon.


Wendy A in Ipswich Town Centre
Am I the only one who thinks that it was outrageous that there were so many police present for the match on Sunday? My paramedic daughter and her paramedic partner were refused help by the police when they had to attend a patient in a volatile ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Entrepreneur
I quite agree Wendy, I assume it is because (unless I am mistaken) ITFC have to pay towards the policing so the police force see it as an additional income.  I don't see why some of the police there couldn't have been on standby for other ... [ more ]
Richard G
It has always had high numbers policing it , nothing new. Those there would have had their day off cancelled too from all over Suffolk and only in duty to police the match nothing else. If the supporters could behave then zero police officers would ... [ more ]

Hockey for all

St Joseph's College - Birkfield Drive Entrance
Sarah D in Chantry
Christchurch ladies today publicly announce that they have completed a merger with Grasshoppers Ladies Hockey Club. Both clubs are known very well within the Suffolk hockey community, come together to launch their ambitious plan of becoming the ... [ more ]

Skoda Fabia 57 plate hub cap

Alex G
Maybe worth checking with the breakers in Great Whip street, Stoke Bridge? Skoda owners club?

Fold up bicycle

Joan L in Greenwich
I have an older fold up bike. Could do with some tidying up but has good tyres and brakes. Free to anyone who would like it.
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Carpet Fitter required for a friend over Castle Hill area

Sammi M in Chantry
Hi to anyone who can help.   I have a friend who has just moved into the Castle Hill area who is looking for a carpet fitter and asap.   If you know of anyone or if you are able to help, could you please let me know so I can pass on the details.  ... [ more ]

Free wooden pallatts need gone

Ken L in Ipswich Town Centre
Quantity of wooden pallatts free to collector available from sharman caravans colchester road ,lpswich need gone.
Hi, I would like to have a couple off you if you still have them available? We can collect tomorrow or Sunday if that suits you. Many thanks Louise

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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Brian B in Gainsborough
Today in Ipswich we had Sky Ride with a few mindless idiots, in the minority I must add, who seemed to think Upper Brook St was a 100 mtr race track. Now let's have Car Ride! Turn of all of the traffic lights in Ipswich for a week and let's see what ... [ more ]
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Linda C
there was an idiot in a car who came to Duke Street which was closed off and there were enough signs to show him but he still tried to go through and was not allowed the police were there too so he had to turn the car around and go right back round ... [ more ]
Linda K
Sounds a great idea Martin C, but there are still people who attend church services in the town centre on a Sunday morning and require 'door to door' transport  because of age or disability. Perhaps an afternoon closure?

Parking on Chantry

Nick G in Chantry
Can somebody tell me, Plover Road has a series of parking bays, at the low end there is even a 'close'. Is it lawful for someone to ignore the road parking and decide to park on the grass in front of their flat? They have to put their car up the ... [ more ]
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John j
Andy A think you have hit the nail on the head there common sense totally lacking in most people and respect seems a thing of the past
Nick G
I must admit that most of my next door neighbours are extremely respectful of each other's parking as close as possible to their property, and for that I am thankful. I got back tonight after a family dinner, and one of them had left exactly the right ... [ more ]

LPG Gas fire

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Kaspas Desserts

Ipswich Entrepreneur in Chantry
Has anyone been? Kaspas Desserts on Upper Brook St. Not my thing, however, I went past at about 8.55am and was surprised to see ice cream. Is this yesterday's ice cream no one had bothered to dispose of (but would replace before opening) or do they ... [ more ]
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Jennifer H
One thing I wasnt keen on was that 1 min before they were due to open staff were going in the door its a bit expensive but I had a taste of my g daughters waffle and it was nice as we hadnt much time to stay in there long I cant comment further

Found black cat

Lisa L in Stoke Park
Has anyone lost their cat? Since mid-July a large black cat has been visiting us, at Lanercost Way, and very keen to eat out cats' food. No collar. We are becoming concerned that he /she might be lost or possibly a stray, but don't want to do ... [ more ]

dog poo on path

Neva R in Blacksmith's Corner
I'm fed up with avoiding dog poo on the path in jovian way. I walk up their every week to pick my grandchildren up and there is always lots of dog poo all the way up the path. People who let their dog do that shouldn't be allowed to have pets.
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Tony B
Alex G..Neva might live in Blacksmiths outside the borough but she was commenting on Jovian Way inside the borough!

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