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Fohall stadium car boot

Jim J in Castle Hill
The car boot starts Sunday the 27th March and is on the 28th Bank holiday Monday according to the stadium management, i have been told there will be no car boot on the( suffolk showground ) trinity park this year .Don't forget to put your clocks ... [ more ]

TK Maxx are on the move

Natalie S in Westbourne
As much as everyone loves to complain about Ipswich Town Centre, we cannot deny that things are starting to change for the better. TK Maxx is moving downstairs in the Buttermarket, making way for the new cinema. But what other changes would you like in ... [ more ]
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Sandy Martin
I think we'd all like an IKEA! - unfortunately, IKEA are very picky about where they go, and if we were lucky enough for them to pick Ipswich for a proper IKEA store they would need a very large site - I believe that they did actually look at a site a ... [ more ]

B&Q site

Natalie S in Westbourne
What would you like to see on the B&Q site?
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Jill W
Dave L A skating rink would have made sense in this area like we had way back when ! Market days on a Sat was always popular.
Linda C
I personally think it would be better joined in with the other large B & Q on Ransomes Europark but there is still the question of traffic there and also I agree with all the comments about London Road area of town it is an absolute nightmare.

Tolly Cobbold

Natalie S in Westbourne
What do you make of the plans for the former Tolly Cobbold brewery?
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Roger A
"The council will require developers to sign an agreement to say work on this site cannot start until the restoration work on the brewery is nearing completion." Scuppered before it even begins!
Linda C
We'll see ! but it is not on the precious waterfront anyway it fronts on to Landseer Road  , a lot of my relations worked there dating back to when the dreys were used to transfer the beers around to the pubs . so please try not to alter this one. it is ... [ more ]

Cold room

Christopher R in Priory Heath
I have lived in my two bedroom house for the last 5months my bedroom has always been cold two weeks ago I went in my wardrobe and got some clothing out and the were damp and mouldy I look around and found in the corner of the ceiling a patch of water ... [ more ]
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Sandy Martin
It all depends on who owns the house, Christopher.  If you own the house, you need to find a builder who knows what they are doing.  If you are in Private Rented, you need to contact your landlord, and if the landlord is no help there is an officer at ... [ more ]

Chantry Library

Steve W in Chantry
Hi, Several months ago I posted about my wife arriving at the library to return some books 10 minutes before closing time to find them already closing up. Unbelievably it happened to her again on Friday. Our books were due back and she arrived at 4.55, ... [ more ]
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Support Group for Emotional Overeating and Binge Eating Adults

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Quaker Meeting House
Fiona E in Ipswich Town Centre
When you arrive at the group you can expect to discuss themes related to emotional overeating, share useful book recommendations and get help accessing other services in your area. The groups are a chance for you to share your emotional overeating ... [ more ]
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Fiona E
Hi Alison, our next meeting is Wed 10th Feb. We have a couple of guest speakers including a clinical psychologist. The following meeting is on 24th Feb. Best wishes Fiona

A Tribute To Norman Carter

Dennis M in California
Norman Carter Who Live and Worked in Ipswich, Died in September 2015 Norman was well-known as a promoter of charity shows And has raised thousands of pounds for various causes over the years. So Sunday 8th May 2016 I am putting on a Tribute show for him ... [ more ]

Ipswich Traffic Light Scheme

Brian B in Gainsborough
Why are our local MP's not creating an outcry over the fiasco traffic light scheme in Ipswich. I believe the cost was in the region of 20 million pounds and is now looking like being three years overdue. How many potholes would that have filled?! In ... [ more ]
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This conversation is going from bad to worst-- As Michael Caine would have said-- Everyone Stop--Keep still-- And wait for the bloody lights to change--

Ipswich Emotional Overeating Support Group (2nd & 4th Wed)

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Quaker Meeting House, 39 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich, IP1 3JH
Fiona E in Ipswich Town Centre
This week we have guest speakers including a clinical psychologist. Next meeting will be 24th Feb. When you arrive at the group you can expect to discuss themes related to emotional overeating, share useful book recommendations and get help accessing ... [ more ]


Jean G in Ipswich Town Centre
can anyone recommend a reliable trustworthy garage  to do an m.o.t and service ?preferably on a bus route so I can get back home or at least into town whilst it is being repaired . thanking you in advance!
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Sam S
Mark Thomas mobile mechanic. He'll pick your car up and drop it back. He's brilliant, everyone I know uses him now. 07910 273565

Chantry High School Building Site

NatureGal in Belstead
I just wondered if any other residents were as fed up with the construction noise as I am? The works are now way over the estimated completion of Summer 2015. I am not even that near the School but it is bad enough at times here. I contacted the ... [ more ]
Citizen of Ipswich
There's usually a contractor's board outside, if so give them a call and make complaint. If not contact your local councillors and see what they can do. I have to say I was very surprised just how much of the old school has been demolished when I drove ... [ more ]
As far as I know at the moment the demolition and re build of the actual school building is complete. It's all the periphery work on site which hasn't got an end date and with new projects apparently planned. I did hear a rumour things were knocked down ... [ more ]

counselling for men who have been in an abusive marriage.

Theresa H in Maidenhall
Hi! Please can someone offer some help? I need to find out if there is any support groups or counselling services which offer MEN support with depression linked to having been in an abusive marriage. My partner thankfully is now out of that marriage ... [ more ]
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Theresa H
If your neighbour is still about would you be able to find out more about this lady for me please?
Hi Theresa. The name is Angela Emmerson. She's in IP3. 01473 727197 I hope she can be a help to your partner.

Not for profit Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich

Marc L in Rose Hill
New Tai Chi Class for Beginners with Marc Levy Thursday 4th Feb at 5.45pm - 7.15pm.  At Witnesham Village Hall. Church Lane, Witnesham, IP6 9JD. No joining fee, no upfront payments. Just £5 each week. Looking forward to seeing you there.  Marc. tel ... [ more ]
Marc L Hi to all interested new beginner tai chi students here are two videos of the beginning of our Tai Chi. Don't worry we will not be doing it outside as in the videos. ... [ more ]

New trampoline park

Natalie S in Westbourne
The latest empty unit to be taken over is Gym and Trim at Cardinal Park. And it will be transformed into a trampoline park. What are your views? Will this be a good attraction to bring in younger people? or would you rather see something else in the ... [ more ]
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Leeann H
That's fantastic evening we go to jump street every hols , does anyone know when it opens ...? We do need more for the older children my 11 year old has grown out of play centres 😄😂


Asset in Priory Heath
Could anyone recommend a reputable and reasonable carpenter to fix broken cupboard doors in our kitchen. Many thanks.
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Royal Memorabilia wanted for a local Suffolk charity to celebrate the queens 90th birthday at evants.

Garry S in Chantry
Hello, a local Rural Charity The Rural Coffee Caravan is looking for people to donate any royal memorabilia relating to the queen that they have and don't want, for exhibiting at fun royal cream teas that they will be ... [ more ]
Garry S
Thankyou Roger, yes i can pick up we need them for lots of events in April-July could you lend it to us for that long? I am in eye today so could pick up if convenient around 11.30

Railway station

Steve S in Ipswich Town Centre
Has anyone seen the plans for the revamp on the railway station ??//Looks like another council mash up .....they have proposed that they move things about , the 20 min car park waiting zone is going to moved more than 300 yards from the station entrance ... [ more ]
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Fred P
Peter M That's great as the station has been in disrepair for many years at the front end. Just one more thing is it planned to clean up the brick work as was carried out  to the rest of the station a few years back

Cervical cancer screening

Natalie S in Westbourne
One young mum throws her weight behind the campaign - read her heartfelt plea here


Bob A in Maidenhall
I have just dismantled a wc including pedestal, cystern and masher system - anyone interested

one bed flat looking to rent on dwp

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garden shed to donate

Joan L in Chantry
6 x 4ft garden shed needs attention. Needs new felt and minor repairs to give away. Must dismantle and take away ASAP please.

Red Cross, Woodbridge

Natalie S in Westbourne
We are loving these old photos from the Red Cross - although sad to announce they are pulling out of Woodbridge.

wanted metal bins

Ken L in Ipswich Town Centre
wanted metal bins medium size perhaps with lids aroun 4 needed for waste bins anthing cosidered thank you

Grand book sale

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Chantry Library, Hawthorn Drive
Cathy G in Copdock
Grand book sale- many bargains- all books 20p or 6 for £1- mixture of ex-library and donations to help Friends of Chantry Library