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Fore Hamlet Ipswich

Alison M
in Priory Heath
Does anyone know what was going on last night around 6ish with all the flashing blue lights at the bottom of the hill?
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Nick G
If a driver in an incident was to blame, maybe it could be classified as driving with undue care and attention? Oh, I'm sure that is already an offence...

Death Cafe

in Ipswich Town Centre
Next Death Cafe meeting is next week, Thursday Jan 26th. Everyone is welcome. We meet at the Cycle Cafe, Tower Street, Ipswich at 2pm. Be lovely to see you there. Easy to recognise me as I'll be the one in the Death Day tee shirt. (Believe me, you'll ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Christmas Fair

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Jacqueline H
I also remember the indoor market at the  Corn Exchange albeit only vaguely but I am certain that it was successful and well attended. I recently visited Tavistock Market which is 800 years old and open six days a week. It will close later this year ... [ more ]
Ipswich Ltd
The market was indoor at the Corn Exchange for several decades. I haven't seen a UK outdoor supermarket yet... perhaps people would appreciate an indoor market?

Laptop repair

Joan L in Greenwich
Can anyone recommend a reliable person to sort out my laptop before I throw it out of the window please. Since upgrading to Windows 10 it's not been right.
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Nick G
Windows 10, absolutely awful operating system. Take it back to an older version, or go Apple
Although Windows 10 is not everyone's cup of tea, there are ways to make it work better. Come and speak to one of our local IT experts for free at Suffolk AgeUK Ipswich Help Centre (in Town Centre, opposite Sainsbury's) to get some some impartial ... [ more ]

baby / toddler clothes swap

Glen P in Greenwich
I've got a 3yr old girl and just had a Bab boy. Looking for someone who perhaps have already got a boy and recently had a girls so we could do a like for like clothes swap, as I've been told boys can't wear pink !
Caroline S
I found this place a godsend for baby clothes. You can buy second hand and sell your old ones too.


Melanie S
in Westbourne
Hi guys, I wonder if anyone can recommend someone who could replace the stair banister for me? Also need spindles for stairs and landing. Haven't got a huge budget but need to make them safe and look nice too!
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Terry M
Can strongly recommend Simon Chittock 01473715794 // 07599538917 He replaced our stair and Landing bannisters plus spindles. He is also a locksmith but did carpentry apprentice, Was recommended to us and did an excellent job and at the same time  ... [ more ]
Jacqueline H
Hi again Melanie - the first tradesman has called and given me a very reasonable quote. He was also extremely polite and knowledgeable and knows of other tradesmen who can do anything he can't. His name is Johnny/Ionuto and his email address is: ... [ more ]


Girly G in Chantry
Wanted a pram or pushchair for a new grandma what is a reasonable price I don't mind second hand but I have just brought a lovely one and sadly no good breaks on it so starting looking again
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Upper Orwell Crossing - Ground Investigations

Ipswich Ltd in Ipswich Town Centre
Last week Suffolk County Council put in an Planning Application (16/01121/FPC) to undertake ground investigations for an Upper Orwell Crossing. An daily (Mon-Fri) 24 hour operation for 4 months is going to terrorise local residents (streets below), ... [ more ]
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Suffolk County Council
Ipswich Ltd Hi Ipswich Ltd, Just heard back from the team, no they weren't specifically invited to attend the DCC this morning, but they are going to provide some convenient dates to get together and engage. Thanks, Matt, Customer Service.
Ipswich Ltd
So, IMT is showing resistance to the concept of an Upper Orwell Crossing yet they weren't inviting to a scheduled meeting to decide a planning application for the first step of it? Sounds very like local politics in action, however, going by ... [ more ]

New Beginner Tai Chi Class

Witnesham Village Hall
Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
in Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
A new Beginners Class starts in Witnesham on Thursday 2nd February 2017 5.45pm. At Witnesham Village Hall, Church Lane, Witnesham. IP69JD £5 per class. Your instructor will be Marc Levy. Tai Chi is suitable for all adults. We welcome new beginners ... [ more ]
Hi, Can I join these classes at any time? Through work commitments I wouldn't be able to attend any session until March. I've viewed your website, seen other classes and locations, the same applies but some beginners classes and their time and ... [ more ]
The classes always welcome beginners. Anyone is free to learn by following any of our classes. We are all very generous to beginners and accepting of their limitations. Hope to see you soon.

X large dog crate for citron Picasso f

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Peter P
girly g, if you ring me I will try and bring it to you. I will be home about 7 pm thanks.

metal detector permission

Steve S
in Westbourne
I am looking for a piece of land ie field ect to metal detect, is there anyone who could help , or suggest anywhere ....I would obviously need permission  from a land owner first ...

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Man wiv a van

Teresa W
in Maidenhall
Hi am lookin for someone wiv a van that would b able to pick up a wardrobe an chest of drawers pls from Beechcroft rd to Austin st , if anyone can help would b very grateful an how much would u charge pls
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Teresa W
Gosh nosey Ron sounds like u must be the only one who doesn't forget anything , how brill r u an wish I was like u ( not) William w an his friend done a brill job at a very good price they were very professional an would recommend him anytime to ... [ more ]

Here We Go Again....

Brian B
in Gainsborough
Barely two weeks into the New Year and already traffic chaos in and around Ipswich due to road works. Handford Road, Woodbridge Road, St Helen's Street, Wherstead Road all single lane or temporary traffic lights. In the case of St Helen's Street, the ... [ more ]
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Ruth L
but they're not working seven days a week, are they? And when you say remodelling, how? The traffic at the moment is fighting to come out of an exit that was created by the council that goes against all common sense? No temporary lights were placed on ... [ more ]
Ipswich Ltd
Take Princes Street for example, when work finally got going they did it relatively quickly. Not fast but not too unreasonable. Before that it was months of little progress.

Vandalism to cars

in Maidenhall
Has anybody else ever had any problems parking their car outside Brooklands car sales? For the second time I have had my car severely scratched (as in with a screwdriver down to the metal) whilst parked outside Brooklands last night between ... [ more ]
I assume you informed the police? If you had had your car damaged previously and heard of similar incidents before, parking in the same place seems a bit foolhardy. If the police are informed they may be able to access local CCTV in the area.

Ipswich Crime

Ipswich Ltd in Pinewood
Very concerned about the crime spree in Ipswich recently.  Ten years after the serial killings and zest nightclub shootings, our very "sleepy town" has been awash with crime. Two fatal stabbings (two murders), arson, two more stabbings, and at least ... [ more ]
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Joanna A
I have no problem with paying higher taxes to fund things which benefit us all such as the NHS, education, law enforcement, the fire service, broader social care and many other things. The problem is in this country the politicians (of whatever ... [ more ]
Thomas L
Dear Joanna,  I couldn't agree with you more. It is my perception that developments will completely overtake the politicians - the pressures will just be too great. The country cannot afford the costs of care for the elderly based on the current ... [ more ]

Cliff Lane School paper bank permanent removal

Roger A
in Ipswich Town Centre
It always comes as bit of a shock  when habits lasting years suddenly come to an end. Checked with school staff just to make sure that the car parked in the bins place was not my mind playing tricks on me.

New Year's Resolution- Join Rushmere Creative Writers

Rushmere Creative Writers
in Rushmere Creative Writers
Hi, we're a friendly group who enjoy writing and we're looking for new members to swell our numbers. Enjoyed writing at school? Always thought you've got a novel inside you that just needs coaxing out? Why not give us a try? We meet on Wednesday ... [ more ]
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Lynn L
Hi Sandie, I'd love to give it a try but I'm about to go away for a few days, could I start on 25th when I'm back?
Pat C
Hi Pauline it's a really friendly group & I'm an OAP also. It's a small group & we give each other helpful feedback on our efforts. Hope to see you


Barbara in Ipswich Town Centre
Does anyone know a plumber who is willing to take on a small job please? I just need a new kitchen sink fitted. With thanks - Barbara
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Non francise Volvo garage

Ian W
in Racecourse
Hi  I have recently bought a Volvo and wondered if anyone could recommend a non-francise garage which specialises in working on Volvo cars in the Ipswich area. Thanks Ian
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Gardener Recommendation

Peter M
in California
Hi, can anyone recommend a gardener?   Have someone looking for assistance at their home in Little Bealings Thanks
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Suffolk Wellbeing Practitioners Network - Wellbeing Open Day

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Quay Place, St. Mary on the Quay, Key Street, Ipswich, IP4 1BZ
Jo B
in Ipswich Town Centre
A great event open to everyone interested in Health and Wellbeing! There will be tasters, workshops, an opportunity to meet the wellbeing practitioners and find out more about their work and maybe try a mini treatment! There will also be an ... [ more ]

80's/90's video themed fancy dress party night

Cathy W
in Pinewood
Hey all, are you in need of something to look forward to? Well.... I'm organising a fundraising event which is an 80's/90's video themed party Night it'll be held on Friday 28th April at the Manor Ballroom Ipswich tickets are £10 all proceedings are ... [ more ]

Ipswich buses

Angela C
in Ipswich Town Centre
I have just returned from town on a no 15A bus a young mum got on the bus with a tripper and lots of bags of shopping. People helped her put her shopping on the rack but by the time she reached her stop most had got off. The young lady driving the bus ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Ltd
I think Alex was referring to buses generally - but it was important to make the distinction as with the title of the topic. Chrissie W, this is the man running the bus company...

Quiz Night

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The Bell Inn, 129 Main Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich, IP5 1AA
Home-Start E.Ipswich & Coastal in Westbourne
Beat The Post Christmas Blues With A Fun Quiz Night Have you had enough of those dark evenings in? Come along for a fun Quiz at the Bell Inn, Kesgrave on Sunday 5th February 7.30pm for 8pm start. Tickets will be £5pp to include food (a vegetarian ... [ more ]