Does anyone know what's happening, if anything, with Jubilee Park? I know they recently removed the remains of the "play ship", but other than that nothing seems to have been done. No CCTV, no fencing, no additional facilities. On the subject of the ... [ more ]
It always seems to strange to me that almost everybody knows where the dealers and users meet, but the police seem incapable of doing anything about it. Are they not interested?
To be fair, there has been an increased police presence since a nasty confrontation between rival gangs of dealers some time ago.
Does anyone know when or if the beer festival is taking place in Ipswich this year?
Oh dear. What IS the problem with our council? The left hand never seems to know what the right hand is doing so there is nothing joined up. What a shame.
Could it be that they are up to their eyeballs in beer? SOH
Can anyone recommend an NHS Dentist please, in or near town centre?
dont think of elm street he done a bad job and had to be referrd
My wife was misled by Elm St charging for work she was led to believe was free on NHS. If so many people warn about Elm St and so few are satisfied you should all beware !!
I live near Queensway can anyone tell me why there is so many bluebells in this area they are nice to see but they are everywhere in my garden and the surrounding areas just a matter of interest
Can anyone help me please with advice. My garden has been overrun with strange small white flowered bulbs which I had taken to be wild garlic of some sort as they smell very strong, they have spread everywhere, very thickly and the bulbs can be as small ... [ more ]
The only solution is to dig up all the ones you can find, and keep doing so every year. They're like nettles, leave a bit of bulb and it grows, very difficult to get rid of. It's a lot of back breaking tenacity I'm afraid, I don't know anything that ... [ more ]
Looking for builder to fit a fireplace we have bought. Have taken the old one out, and looks quite a simple job, though I think we will need to find a fireback. Any suggestions anyone?
Hi, I need to get in contact with a reliable gas fitter to disconnect a gas hob and re-connect gas to a free standing gas cooker. Your help is appreciated
I endorse Pete's plumbing too, nice chap who doesn't rip you off , turned up when he said he would, did work quickly and efficiently and didn't leave a mess ,explained what did what to otherhalf. Job done well
I confirm what Pat says. Used our previous plumber for many years but he charged us more than Peter from Pete's plumbing for the same job and this was 2 years ago. And indeed Peter explained everything we must and should know.
Hi, don't know where to start! my small back garden needs 'doing over', need old shed taking down (before it falls down), proper base put down and new reasonable quality larger shed constructed, also new paving. Can anyone recommend a professional ... [ more ]
thanks AJ, did he also do the base?
Base was already there,but he would of done if needed,He has family & friends who help him, He's a proper carpenter who takes great pride in his work,He made mine to measure,I don't know how to put photos on this but if your on WhatsApp i can send ... [ more ]
After having a loose slate fixed it was brought to our attention that our roof was not lined with felt could anyone please answer these questions for me? 1. does a slate roof in a 1928 house need felting 2. will felting our roof stop condensation in the ... [ more ]
Thank you for all your advice it looks like I need to speak to a roofer as it is a very expensive job to have done which I really cannot afford :(
Is your insurance cover for your roof
The shop I've bought my wedding dress from are quoting £250 to have it altered. I don't know if this is reasonable or not? So was wondering if others had paid a similar price or knew of someone with the necessary skills who would be cheaper? Thank you
We've used Beautiful Designs on Norwich Road they did a fab job on my daughters dress.
Thanks everyone for the suggestions. I'll check them out.
Hi. I need to put my cats into a cattery for a few days at fairly short notice. They are not used to being in a cattery and I have no experience of catteries around here. I live in IP3 so if anyone can recommend a good cattery then I'd be grateful. ... [ more ]
Definitely Woodside Cattery. Lovely lady who runs it. Tried one or two others before but for the last few years Woodside. Cats love it, lovely environment and we always feel OK about leaving the cats there which we didn't get the same feeling ... [ more ]
I can highly recommend www.katzwhiskerz.co.uk they are in Woodbridge but are true cats lovers & my cats have been very well looked after each time they have stayed.
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Suffolk Mind - 46-48 Westgate Street, Ipswich, IP1 3 ED
Formally funded by Department of Health via B-EAT, this group is facilitated by B-EAT trained volunteers, this group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month starting at 19:00 and finishing 20:30. Suffolk Mind 46-48 Westgate Street, Ipswich, ... [ more ]
I to have experienced a problem with mental health problems and yes aftercare is a big problem once you have been discharged there is no backup system to see how you are copeing it has happened to me in the past and I tell them but I must stress that ... [ more ]
My neice is struggling with mental health problems. She is in a state and can't leave the house without having major panic attacks. Last week she got a letter saying her benefits have been stopped. Why? Because she couldn't leave the house to attend a ... [ more ]
You'd have to check but I'm sure that in certain circumstances a home visit is possible. There must be an awful lot of people out there for a number of reasons cannot leave the house.
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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich
Meet at Chantry Library- all ages welcome- a three mile walk to see the bluebells, with tea and cake afterwards in the library, and quiz for children. This is a stepping out health walk and free of charge
Cathy G does that mean any future postings will NOT appear here? If so, doesn't that defeat the object?
It should be fine as it's attached to this postcode
I'm having quotes on a new door. Iron:glaze seem like a good bet. I've also had a quote from Zenith (quite expensive). This afternoon I'm seeing XL. Has anyone had any experience of these companies? Who would you recommend?
I've just had all new windows and doors in the house. Used Chris King. Very knowledgable and excellent work. Would recommend him.
I had a replacement front door and window fitted by RightStyle last summer. A small local company based, I think, in Leiston. Their price and service was very good
Hello I am trying to find a child's skateboard he is only four his older brother got one for his birthday who is eight and you know what it's like the other one wants to join in if anyone has one that there child has outgrown please let me know thankyou
I bought one for a four year old in The Range and it didn't cost any more than £8. It's still in use, otherwise I would happily give it to you.
Similar in that I don't have a child skateboard to give, however there's a shop called "Wahoo" on Dogs Head Street that looked skater friendly and could potentially sell them.
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 ]
Hi Mel. Have now reported it to highways dept. Thank you for your quick response.Hope we can sort out soon. Kind regards Tony
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 ]
Dee V Is there anyone with a van willing to transport a sofa from Ipswich town centre to Holbrook? If possible in the next few days please. Will pay petrol, expenses etc
Hi does anyone have any old garden furniture that they want to get rid of also looking for paving slabs , we moved last November and have a huge garden to sort out , thank you for reading.
Hi can anyone recommend someone who looks after dogs in there own home, we have been let down by our dog sitter , he is a small dog that just wants company and a lap to sit on , we are going away July 23rd for 12 days please get in touch if you can help.
Try Val 07762 750690 she looks after my dog when we go on holiday
Thank you to everyone who replied to my post, we have met a lovely lady who has agreed to have our dog for us.
What a great idea. http://tinyurl.com/zeyxwhb
I'm going to recommend they start a similar campaign where they dangle someone on a noose instead.
Yer Yer Yer heard that one before--come on dont be shy--who is it then? SOH
Belstead allotments have a few plots vacant, it is a lovely site at the bottom of Bobbits lane. Everyone is friendly, we have a community shed and a loo. A great way to meet new people get fit and grow your own dinner.
Hi Angela, who would I need to contact to obtain one of the plots please? :-)
Phone the council 433512 they will put you in touch with Judy Mills field secretary or look on the Belstead allotments facebook page. Hope to hear from you soon
Need to get my car bumper re-sprayed could anyone recommend a place who are reasonably priced, but do a good job too please.
Try T'n'c 01473 712712 Trevor was recommended by family and did a great job for me. He was over £200 cheaper than the people my dealer sent me to!!!
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
Have a chat with Alan: https://www.facebook.com/actpropertyservices/
Give Mick Fisk a ring a top trades man his no is 01473 713184 07760176390
Do you know the story behind some of the clothes you buy? Come to the Ipswich Film Theatre on Monday 25th April at 6.30pm to enjoy a glass of Fairtrade wine or juice and watch this important documentary film (The True Cost) Join in the discussion ... [ more ]
Can anyone recommend someone who will repoint brickwork?