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Men's Haircut

Recommendations in California

Peter M
OK, let's see what this comes up with.  Any recommendations for a walk-in men's haircut?  I don't want anything fancy, there's not much hair to cut.  So I don't want to hear about Antonio Giovanni and his £20 haircuts.  Usually a friend does it for me, ... [ more ]
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Try Victor Doe on Norwich Road opposite Sherrington Road. There are 3 barbers and OAPs on Wednesdays £8  normal haircut £10


Clubs & Groups in Westbourne

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Waldringfield Village Hall
Libby R
Friendly club who meet for conversation in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Norwegian... Please note, no Swedish speakers this Monday! £2.50 entry, includes glass of wine
Ethna B
Hi Libby I would love to join your group. I am away until June, hopefully I can still find you then

Table Top Sale

Clubs & Groups in Rushmere Street

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6th Ipswich Scout HQ Woodbridge Rd/Britannia Rd
We are having a table top sale at the 6th Ipswich Scout HQ on Saturday 25th April 10-1pm. Entry is free and refreshments will be available. We are situated on the corner of Britannia Rd Woodbridge Rd opposite to the Old Blockbusters store.
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What a very thoughtful to offer. We are full with donations this time please still come and long and support if you are able. Thank you so much for your support and offer. I am very grateful.

Spring Fair ' Westbourne Library, Sherrington Rd, Ipswich

Clubs & Groups in Stoke

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Westbourne Library (next to Broomhill Swimming Pool)
Heather R
Books, Cakes and Crafts being sold in aid of library funds.  Sample delicious cakes by  Scrumcious Sisters while browsing the books or examine the locally hand made crafts of Novelties by Jan and Timmys Mittens

Jumble /book sale

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

The Meeting Place Centre
Come along for some bargins Saturday 25th 11 til 1.30 at The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close, Whitehouse Rd, Ip1 5lr . Jumble, books, jewelry, cakes stall raffle. Fund raiser for the centre.


Clubs & Groups in Copdock

Cathy G
We are holding a "get connected" week at Chantry library (Hawthorn Drive) from Sunday 10th May to Saturday 16th May. We now have free wifi and throughout the week you will be able to find out more about how to use your tablets, iphones, ebook readers or ... [ more ]

Charity Collection

Clubs & Groups in Rushmere Street

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Ipswich Town Football Club
If you are going to the match on Saturday please give whatever you can afford to help this family. Thank you so much in advance.

Jamestown Boulevard

Local Conversations in Chantry

Steve W
it never fails to amaze me what little regard everyone seems to hold for this area. The area at the bottom of the road has been fenced off for years, with no obvious sign of anything been done to develop. The local children constantly litter, destroy the ... [ more ]
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Ray L
No it doesn't. But you asked  'Where did it all go wrong?' and I've tried to answer that and I think we are all at fault. Where we go now is a much harder question.  You are lucky that Jamestown Boulevard has large open spaces  between flats/houses - ... [ more ]

*All owners of hard standing* or bikers, please read..

Recommendations in Westbourne

Bradleigh P
Hi all, I'm learning the art of professional motorcycle stunt riding. This involves slow speed control of a specially modified motorcycle (more details can be provided if needed). I'm desperately looking for an area of hard standing in order for me to ... [ more ]
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Lee W
Have you tried any of the disused airfields around? I used to spend quite a lot of time around them when I was a kid and some of the people used to do what you're doing when the weather was no good for flying. It's worth asking the owners if they'd have ... [ more ]
Trevor R
You could try asking at the orwell truck stop on the a14 it is private land and theres plenty of hard stand. Might really pay off let me know how you get on

Lift to and from London on any Saturday or Sunday

Give, Lend & Borrow in Ipswich Town Centre

Roger A
A one-off expedition to collect a fragile purchase in London.  It does not have to be central London because I have an Oyster card. Thanks for considering this.

Charity Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Clubs & Groups in Westbourne

Home-Start E.Ipswich & Coastal
Arrangements are underway for our next "Pig Racing" event, being held in Woodbridge. There is the opportunity for individuals or companies to sponsor the event, with 3 levels of sponsorship (see below) If you are interested in sponsorship please contact ... [ more ]

Pudding Night- Kesgrave

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

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Bell Inn, Kesgrave
Home-Start E.Ipswich & Coastal
Pudding Night in aid of local family support charity Home-Start. A range of puddings to try for just £5pp Tickets are now available from or direct from the office on 01473 621104 or £5 per ... [ more ]

Air born dust

Local Conversations in Warren Heath

Reg S
Is there any body who find their car covered in light film of dust. My son has a black car so he notice it more
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I've noticed my car being covered in dust, just being parked on Coronation Road. By the looks of things, everyone else in the street have the same issue.
Peter L
Yes I have the dust in Colchester Road, I believe it is brought across Southern Europe from the Sahara desert, all due to the Anticyclone covering Europe. It is a common occurrence in these conditions.

"Around the World in 80 Beads"

Clubs & Groups in Pinewood

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Basepoint Business Centre, The Havens, Ransomes Europark IP3 9SJ
Cancer Campaign in Suffolk
Meet Imogen Sheeran who will be giving a presentation & demonstration on how she sources and creates her jewellery, telling us the inspiration behind her designs. 30% of each purchase is being kindly donated by Imogen to Cancer Campaign in Suffolk.

The Ipswich Bliss 5K Buggy Push 2015 - Christchurch Park

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

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Meet at the Mansion, Christchurch Park
Liz H
Following the success of the inaugural Buggy Push for Bliss at Christchurch Park last year, the 5km Ipswich Buggy Push will take place on Saturday 27th June; the theme this year is superheros! To register for the Participant's Pack and Poster for the ... [ more ]

local knowledge

Local Conversations in Priory Heath

Mark O
hi all would anyone know who is responsible for looking after sir bobby robson bridge as i drive past it every night and can see that it looking very filthy as no one have been keeping it clean and this will put off visiters from coming to ipswich. there ... [ more ]
Sheila O
Re bobby robson bridge perhaps some volunteers or community charge people could clean it !!

Hedge Cutting Recommendations

Recommendations in Akenham

Claire R
Hi, Can anyone recommend a good reliable Hedge Cutter? Mine is in desperate need of attention, and my hedge cutters are broken. Need someone who won't charge a fortune, but that can also remove the cuttings too.  It is a Leylandi, and there is about a ... [ more ]
Sheila O
Try growing places @ claydon they employ disabled people and are reliable will do a good job not sure what they charge my son works for them there phne number is01473 831224 im sure they will do a good job &u will be helping some people who have no ... [ more ]

Car boot lot going free

Give, Lend & Borrow in Ipswich Town Centre

Spectacle cleaning fluid

Recommendations in Ipswich Town Centre

Roger A
Hi all I have polycarbonate lenses (not glass).  Has anyone found a cheap fluid in a bottle or aerosol spray?  Where to purchase it? Thanks in anticipation Roger
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I used to work in various opticians. Please don't use fairy liquid. It can cause the coating on the leases to break down. If they are polycarbonate (which they would only be if rimless or safety glasses, regular plastic lenses are not made of ... [ more ]

Bus Pass

Local Conversations in Wherstead

My husband over heard a conversation in a shop in town (he is always earwigging) that the pensioner bus passes are to be stopped. Anybody know if it is true?
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I need to find the correct figures but the current government have borrowed more money in the last 5 years, than Labour have in their entire time in power. Doesn't sound like an improvement to me. IDS alone has cost the taxpayer billions with his failed ... [ more ]
Richard G
The dramatic increase in yearly borrowing occurred after Labour came to power , the last few years of Conservative rule were very low and were even positive following what the Conservatives had in place , but then ! Borrowing peaked under Labour 09/10 ... [ more ]


Clubs & Groups in Westbourne

Christine B
A poetry class has come to an end and a couple of us want to start a group; Reading and discussing poetry and occasionally bringing poems we have written for constructive comment. Anyone interested? Does anyone run/go to such a group and can offer any ... [ more ]
Robin H
I am interested. I have been to the poetry group that meets at Arlington's, but my work schedule changed and I can no longer do Tuesday evenings. So a group meeting on a Thursday or Monday would be much better for me. Somewhere like a cafe in town would ... [ more ]

Table top sale

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

Avril L
Saturday 18April 10 - 12. St. Andrews Church hall. Please come along and grab a bargain from my stall at the table top sale

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Give, Lend & Borrow in Washbrook

Childs swing

Give, Lend & Borrow in Ipswich Town Centre

Teresa P
Anyone who would like a child`s swing? It is a metal A frame with a plastic seat with a back on it, the back can be removed. Could do with some TLC, good clean, maybe a lick of paint. But other wise OK.  My daughter no longer uses it.

Jumble / Book sale

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

The Meeting Place Centre
Saturday 25th April 11am til 1.30pm jumble jewellery book sale. With Raffle and cake stall, Refreshments lots of bargins to be had. At The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close, Whitehouse Rd, Ip1 5lr please share, other events an ... [ more ]