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Cat found

Lost & Found in Broke Hall

Andrew H
I have a white cat (see photo) who keeps coming to my door desperately meowing, presumably for food. I live in the Shetland Close area. Is anyone missing this cat?
Diane J
Wish it was my little man who is missing but unfortunately not.Hope he is reunited with his humans soon. Thanks have to go to you for taking the time to post this to help him get home...well done

missing cat

Lost & Found in Rushmere St Andrew

Diane J
Has anyone seen GUS two year old tabby cat missing from Bixley road area, never known to wander near the main road. He has been missing for ten days now...much loved and greatly missed.. no collar but has a chip..if anyone has spotted him or (fingers ... [ more ]
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Diane J
Hi Sheila Thanks for your input. We have been round loves houses and asked neighbours and people walking down the roads...still hoping on a return...thank you
Diane J
We have visited the allotments thank you Samantha, actually as the crow flies not too far from us..unfortunately he wasn't seen but we shall keep trying and will be putting a poster up there asap....if you think you see him again please let me know.. am ... [ more ]

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 ]

garden slabs and fencing

Give, Lend & Borrow in Warren Heath

Chris M
Hi does anyone have any old fencing, garden slabs or garden furniture  furniture they no longer require  ?? We are trying to do our garden up and the fencing is the most important to make it secure for our dog. Thank You

harvester Ravenswood

Local Conversations in Warren Heath

Colin C
after the initial problems with this food outlet when they first opened we decided to give it a second chance, last night about 7 p/m our family party of 7 had to wait 70 minutes to get a table usually set up for 4 people, very cramped conditions, the ... [ more ]
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Mr Alex? Now there's an assumption. How, pray tell, was I supposed to know you had been seated? You didn't mention it and the way you wrote your comment, came across in a different light.

PS Vita

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Brian V
Can anyone guide me in the right direction with regards to a PlayStation Vita? I am trying to get some games installed on it using an emulator or hack. Will pay.

Mystery for solving

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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Alex G
I rather think that shoplifters are  going to br more protective sbout any valuable items they might have stolen, as resale is likely to be their motive. These items are more likely to have been mislaid by a genuine shopper, surely?

Looking for a ladies bike

Give, Lend & Borrow in Priory Heath

i am looking for a light-weight ladies bike in need of a new home either for giveaway or a small donation (i am 5ft tall with short legs).
I have a ladies bike,12 gears,rack on the front. I'm only 5ft2ins and I've ridden this bike for a few years. It's sturdy but fairly lightweight,you can have it for £20.

Litter strewn streets

Local Conversations in Westbourne

John W
As a change from walking my dog in the park, sometimes I walk around Henley Road, Berners Street, Bedford Street, St Georges Street area of central Ipswich and I'm horrified at the amount of litter, it seems to be getting worse. The gutter in Henley Rd ... [ more ]
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Buzz R
John, I wouldn't suggest you carry a dustpan and brush with you at all times(!), but it struck me that you were becoming frustrated at the apparent lack of willingness on the part of the council to deal with the broken glass in this instance. I hope the ... [ more ]
John W
It's been recycled by the slugs and worms in my neighbours jungle of a garden, where I felt it would end its life more peacefully than on the pavement in Anglesea Rd.

Best Beach around Ipswich

Recommendations in Stoke

Saadat A
Hi, Can anyone recommend a nice sandy beach for a day trip from Ipswich. I have been to Felixstowe and Lowestoft. Is there any Sandy beach around? How's Brighton?  Looking for some recommendations.  Thanks, Saadat
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Angela W
Harwich has improved much and has a sandy beach with shallow parts which are ideal for paddling, the old town also has plenty of cheap things to do if you get bored of the beach

Help! Bridesmaid dress needs altering by 4th September

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Jemima M
Hi all, I have a bridesmaid dress that needs taking up quite a bit (and potentially some additional space in the waist if possible!) by 4th September for a wedding on the 5th. Does anyone know anyone who might be available? It's a chiffon-type material ... [ more ]
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Martin H
Hello Jemima M, if you don't find anyone to do it my wife does alterations for a lot of people in the Ipswich area. She used to make bespoke wedding and bridesmaid's dresses. She has 35+ years experience and used to help run the costume department at the ... [ more ]
There is a shop in the Walk that does alterations, they have a speedy service on offer too. I don't know the name but it's easy to spot, near Andrews the jewellers.

Any cyclists here?

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I'm looking for a pannier bag for my bike. I already have a rack pack. Ideally I want it to be waterproof, easy to remove from the bike and preferably having a shoulder strap. I don't need a huge one - probably about 15 litre capacity. Can anybody ... [ more ]
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Not cheap but not overpriced either as they're excellent quality - try "Basel" - I have a pair that clip on either side of my rear planners. They are very roomy and have shoulder straps. I cycled home from work in the pouring rain the other day and the ... [ more ]
Laurence H
Hope you have a helmet.  I was up in London last week and the roads are manic yet cyclists peddling away with no helmets on.  Drivers are fined for not wearing seatbelts so it is crazy cyclists are left alone.  Someone referred to them as organ donors ... [ more ]

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 ]

railway pub foxhall road

Local Conversations in Warren Heath

Colin C
It is now evident and after standing idle for over a year planning permission is now being applied for to build 7 houses on this site, what a shame we have lost over the years locals like The Heathlands, The Blooming Fuchia and The Royal Oak, all to ... [ more ]
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Jean G
both the California club and newton road club have good music I go to newton road club practically every week and the programme for the rest of the year is looking good . I would personally go to a club like that than sit in a pub all night much more ... [ more ]


Local Conversations in Maidenhall

Keith H
Cant believe they have traffic lights on felixstowe road again when they are working in Ascot drive how crazy is this.They have coned it out for a truck to stand in .I just cant understand the way they do things anymore.They just seem to be hell bent on ... [ more ]

Looking for Carpenter for shelving project

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Angela B
Wondered if anyone could recommend a skilled carpenter who would be able to build me some flexible shelving in a large understairs cupboard.  I'm in East Ipswich. Would be grateful for any recommendations. Thanks, A.
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Any St Mark's parents on here?

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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

damp proofer

Recommendations in Maidenhall

urgently   needed damp proofer in ip3 area recommendations please
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Shaun N
I've always used Adrian Coe from Cotect (as Leeann says above).  Been going for years and very nice guy.  Worth a look.

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 ]

Rent My Beach Hut

£85.00 in Ipswich Town Centre

Mrs P
The pretty little hut is on the front row at Old Felixstowe. Glass doors so if it is breezy you can sit inside and look out at the beautiful view. It is a nice stroll to the Ferry Cafe or the Ferry Boat Inn past the Martello tower. The hut is fully ... [ more ]
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damp proofer needed

Recommendations in Maidenhall

urgently needed,someone to damp proof two recess walls in ip3 area.

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!

Ipswich Hospital

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Karen C
Had to have a colonoscopy yesterday which wasn't pleasant but was made so much easier by the lovely staff in that department could not have had better treatment privately I am sure so thanks very much to them and also met a lovely lady Mary who I am ... [ more ]
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Yes Karen I do understand the point you were making, but I was drawn to your post because of the procedure you had gone through, my wife also had a colonosopy, I myself have had a cystoscopy so I do know how you were feeling and thinking, if you want to ... [ more ]
Ruth L
We had to call for help last night and ended up in A + E. It was quite busy so we had to wait in the corridor to be seen, but I must admit all the staff were pleasant, and they even laid on a free taxi to get us home in the early hours!