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Lost & Found in Ipswich Town Centre

Jerry T
Just found two bags containing brand new clothing purchased from outside local area. Are they yours? Has your car been broken in to? Have you been burgled? Can't rely on local police to bother so I thought that I would use social media. Interesting ... [ more ]
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If no one claims them take them to a charity shop, or sell and give the money to charity? Just a thought, not everyone will agree of course

Ipswich Old Cemetery

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Has anyone been to the baby area at the old cemetery over the last few days? I went up there this afternoon and was very upset to see that it had either been vandalised or that when the strimmers went between the tiny graves  they did quite a bit of ... [ more ]
Alex G
Vandalising churchyards is not as uncommon as you might believe. The time when the dead were shown some respect has passed, and there is little security in such large open areas. 

Children's knitting patterns

Give, Lend & Borrow in Gainsborough

Brian B
My partner has just retired and is going back to knitting. That being the case, has anyone got any children's knitting patterns, in good condition, to give away. I would obviously pick them up as long as it is reasonably local.
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Joan B
have 3 knit airy time knits  and the country dairy book of knitting books    teddy bear knits       fairy time  knits and country diary book of knitting          doll knit patterns
If you join on the net there are, literally, thousands of patterns you can download free and others you can pay for.  It's a fantastic resource, and you don't get pestered by them if you do join.

Family fun day!!

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

Katrina H
If I had known earlier I could have brought my horses over and charged for pony rides. I would have taken out my fuel costs then donated the rest. Please get in touch if you would like this in the future. The club will be more than happy to support this ... [ more ]

Any St Mark's parents on here?

Recommendations in Maidenhall

John B
Hi - are there any St Mark's Primary School parents on here? Still trying to sort out my after-school childcare situation... Would welcome some advice from fellow parents at the school!
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Have you tried contacting the early years team at Suffolk County Council? They have suggestions for childminders and child care where they collect the child from a particular school. May be worth a try.

Fundraiser Disco

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

Traffic lights.

Local Conversations in Castle Hill

Keith H
Cant believe they now have  temp  lights other end off  foxhall road near Railway pub causing more problems again this was only like this a few weeks a go.feel sorry for people going to work.

Orwell Bridge disruption.

Local Conversations in Greenwich

Tina D
Work is due to take part on the bridge this autumn to prevent accidents, cameras being installed and lower speed limit signs. I am not sure how much difference that will make. Am I alone in thinking it would be a good time to also install suicide ... [ more ]
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Tina D
Nadine H , I am so pleased your Father was prevented from taking his life, and that he never attempted it again. I genuinely mean that.  Most people who are suffering from depression that leads to suicidal feelings believe that others, especially their ... [ more ]

man with a van

Recommendations in Bramford

Harry P
Thanks for streetlife for help with van needed,i was reccommended several leads and settled for :the van about town:excellent service,very resonable price t/phoe 07470503760
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Maureen S
Paul's number is 0476984344. He has a large box van so can take quite large items - he states he is registered for this work which is really important!

Van needed

Give, Lend & Borrow in Bramford

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Paul D
Hi Harry & Robert Thanks Victoria I offer a man and a van service, I can carry single items right through to full loads, just let me know the details and I can give you a quote. I cover and strap down all items so that they are protected, I am also ... [ more ]

Table Top sale

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

Solar panel installation

Recommendations in Stoke Park

Lynda H
Morning streetlifers! Considering solar panels.....buying own...not 'rental'. To provide electricity and water heating. Your experiences and advice please?
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Help Needed Please.

Recommendations in Ipswich Town Centre

I wonder if there is a kind soul on SL who has researched their family tree successfully. I have tried this myself without much luck and wonder if I'm doing something wrong. I'm not very good with computers and so would be grateful if someone might take ... [ more ]
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Tina D
I was doing this for sometime and doing very well when I got contacted by a cousin of my Dad via Ancestry,co,uk. He had already traced one branch of the family back to 1524! I then got distracted and was busy updating my files with all of his ... [ more ]

Any local amateur astronomers on here?

Clubs & Groups in Maidenhall

John B
Hope we'll be able to see the Perseid shower over the next day or two! Any advice for getting the best view, weather permitting, please?
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Anna C
Sat out two nights ago 11-1pm, wrapped up warm coz it was chilly! Looked north east, in the area down from Cassiopeia (to the left of the W and down a bit), to the right of the Plough. Saw planes but no meteors. However, when I gazed around to the east ... [ more ]


Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

The Meeting Place Centre
Summer theamed Disco at The Meeting Place Community Centre. Limerick close pop along in ya bright summer gear and boogie the night away 6pm til 11pm Tickets £5 adults and £2.50 children, support workers free. Drinks and snacks available from the tuck ... [ more ]
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The Meeting Place Centre
Hi sorry been away it was the 8th but as stated by leavenheath next one is friday 28th its a 80/90 theamed disco prices as stated .hopefully there will be bbq food on sale. Mags

Dining Table, 4 chairs & one Carver

£100.00 in Ipswich Town Centre

Dianne B
For sale Yew wood dining table and 4 matching chairs plus one carver.  Measures 5ft (153cm) extending to 6ft 6 (198cms), width 34inches (86 cms).  Table in excellent condition.  Chair seats showing some wear and tear. COLLECTION ONLY. Please send private ... [ more ]

asda car park and asb

Local Politics in Washbrook

Nadia C
Hi all those who live in Stoke Park near Asda. I'm trying to gauge the amount of anti sociable behaviour that happens on the car park and surrounding area in evening. Some residents are calling me to tell me of incidents and I want to feed it all back to ... [ more ]

Gas Engineer and Plumber

Recommendations in Maidenhall

John B
Can anyone recommend a gas engineer (for boiler servicing) and a plumber (mainly for issues with radiators and internal pipe work), covering the Maidenhall or Chantry area, please?
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John B
Amazingly impressed with Bosmere Gas Services. No need for me to suffer cowboys any longer! Thanks once more Susan P and Adrian C :)

LINK: Childhood Movie Night

Clubs & Groups in Castle Hill

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The Thomas Wolsey Pub, 9-13 St Peters Street, Ipswich, IP1 1XF
From baby, toddler to tweenster, we've all been there, but which film really highlights the joys of being a kid? Bring along your favourite film that explores the wonder of childhood. The idea is that you bring along your favourite DVD on the night's ... [ more ]


Recommendations in Chantry

Michael R
Can any tell me what course of action I need to take to stop the noise from a group of car owners in our area who have these cars with the noisy exhausts reving them up and racing around midnight till early morning. We are OAP's and they can be ... [ more ]
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plumber recommendation.

Recommendations in Stoke Park

Andy G
Afternoon all,can anyone recommend a honest/reliable plumber. I have a leaking overflow coming from the toilet system,possibly needs new ballcock etc.
Susan L
Can highly recommend Peter of Peter's Plumbing, very reliable and good prices. Call him on 07527 855770, you may have to leave a message but he will get back to you.

Replacement of guttering -ballpark figure?

Recommendations in Greenwich

Buzz R
Could someone please give me a rough estimate for replacing around 30' of old metal guttering with plastic guttering in a s/d two storey house? Haven't got the foggiest idea how much that might cost including parts and labour. Thanks!
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Susan L
Jarrolds did my house, very good job at a reasonable price. Wouldn't have a hole left because I have had pigeons nesting there previously although I am sure they would do it if you asked.


Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre


Recommendations in Copdock

Tony O
Hi can anyone recommend some one to cut my hedge.The Hedge is 12 ft high and I want to get down to 6ft.It is 24ft long x 3ft wide. And they need to take it away. Thank you
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Tony O
Hi.Just to say thank you for all your help.I have now had it done.He has done a good job.Thanks again Tony O

Missing Cat

Lost & Found in Pinewood