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Perils of the A12 roundabout.

Local Conversations in Waldringfield Heath

Peter W
Something really will have to be done about the difficulties of leaving Eagle Way at the Tesco roundabout. People do seem to be abiding by the new lane changes now, and we're all used to queuing for a gap in the traffic, but I hadn't reckoned on the ... [ more ]
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Andrew C
Good for you - nice to see a confident driver in Silvergran - I'll look out for you in my rear view mirror! ;) @DebbieC - I totally agree with you that Suffolk is a nicer, more polite and slower paced place to live. We totally agree there. It might be ... [ more ]
Ian W
The OP's questions was answered long ago- the driver was travelling too fast for the circumstances. We now seem to be criticising people who drive under the speed limit. Firstly, it is a maximum not a minimum and I don't actually see that many people ... [ more ]

DIY Handiman

Local Conversations in Brightwell

Andrew G
Local handiman competent at DIY required to take on a small counter repair job on Burger Van  would suit retired tradesman

Nightingales - any near you?

Local Conversations in Brightwell

Woof W
It has been great to hear the nightingales this week. One lot are on the Western Corridor, on the corner of the path that leads to the windsock on Eagle Way. Another pair are on the path that runs behind BT's huge satellite dishes. Last year they were by ... [ more ]
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Kate C
we get them on the land behind carol avenue but since the council has allowed building on it we won't get them for much longer

Strawberry Fayre & Table Top Sale

Clubs & Groups in Kingston

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Ann A
'Strawberry Fayre & Table Top Sale' 2 pm. on Saturday May 30th at Waldringfield Village Hall , IP12 4QP In aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance & St Elizabeth Hospice.   Admission 25p Cream Tea with strawberries £3.00 There will be stalls : ... [ more ]

Request

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Eurochat

Clubs & Groups in Brightwell

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Waldringfield Village Hall
Libby R
Friendly club who meet for conversation in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian... Please note, no Swedish speakers this Monday! £2.50 entry, includes glass of wine

Mending a fence

Recommendations in Kesgrave

Barbara C
Does anyone know of anyone who would carry out a small job to repair a board at the bottom of a fence at the bottom of my garden, please? The board has come loose, at one end, and is full of screws and nails and is directly on a public footpath! I have ... [ more ]
Kesgrave cameras .
I would have no hesitation in recommending Sandy Lane Repairs from Bucklesham. Sam Cracknell from there build me a complete new fence around two sides of my back garden and did a great job at a very reasonable price. Sam will also take on a lot of ... [ more ]

Beware: Bogus Cloned National Savings & Investments website

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
Message from Action Fraud: Fraudsters have set up a bogus website claiming to be the official site of National Savings & Investments (NS&I) and are contacting members of the public, cold calling them and offering them the chance to invest in 65+ ... [ more ]

Waldringfield Open Gardens

Clubs & Groups in Broom Hill

Betsy R
Waldringfield Gardeners is holding its annual OPEN GARDENS on Sunday 17th May.  Ten village gardens will be open to view between 2.00 and 5.00 p.m. with parking at the village hall and cream teas available throughout the afternoon.  Buy your ticket at ... [ more ]

Koi carp

Local Conversations in Maidensgrave

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Lynn J
We have an abundance of Koi Carp in our pond all around 8-10 inches some longer. If anyone is interested in them please make contact. We would like a donation towards some further pond work. Many thanks Lynn J
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Rubbish around Bloor Mill Heath site

Local Conversations in Brightwell

Woof W
I know we had high winds the other day, but the empty building materials bags and other associated debris outside of the building site fence on the footpath and heath make a sorry sight. Hopefully Bloor or Howard Builders will send someone out to clear ... [ more ]
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Janet G
It looks like Bloor have cleaned up most of the builders rubbish! I walked there this am and was sad to see so much dogs mess left beside the Heath path! It doesn't take long to just pick it up and bin it PLEASE keep our heathland as pleasant as possible ... [ more ]
Woof W
I managed to get there for a walk today, and as you say Janet, it looks like they have had a tidy up.  Isn't it strange that a friendly word from a few to the Bloor show home produced no response, but a bit of public naming and shaming on here seems to ... [ more ]

Beach Hut Repairs

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Paul C
I have a beach hut in Felixstowe and need a door replaced and some roofing work don - any recommendations please
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Andrew G
Hi Paul Just had a Beach Hut Built in Felixstowe, He did a good job, give Matthew Maddison of Felixstowe Fencing a call 07949 408268, hope it helps

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Material

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Sharon M
Does any of you know a shop that sells a good variety of material , As I used to go to fabric 8 in felixstowe , but that has now closed down , Don't really want travel miles away , so around ipswich preferably , Thanks
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Jo L
Hi, It's a bit of a treck but well worth it. Walthamstow lots of fabric shops and stalls and haberdashery. I stock up twice a year. It's worth the cost in petrol. Hope to go again soon :). If anyone is interseted im setting up a new sewing group.   A ... [ more ]

Kesgrave & District Safer Neighbourhood Team - Priority Setting Meeting

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

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Swan Close Scheme
The next priority setting meeting for the Kesgrave & District Safer Neighbourhood Team will be held from 6:30pm on Thursday 16 April at Parish Room in Felixstowe Road in Martlesham. These meetings give residents the opportunity to raise any issues ... [ more ]

Vertical blinds

Recommendations in Maidensgrave

Lynn J
Recently there were recommendations, could anyone let me have any local people who supply and fit vertical blinds. Many thanks
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David M
I would also recommend Turners Blinds at Martlesham Heath. Superb service have used them for made to measure blinds at both my house & business.

Eurochat

Clubs & Groups in Brightwell

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Waldringfield Village Hall
Libby R
Sorry for the last minute posting, but Eurochat will be on tomorrow. Join us for informal chats in French, German, Spanish, Italian, or Swedish. £2.50 including drink Next sessions on Monday 27th April and Monday 11th May.

Dancing lessons

Recommendations in Waldringfield Heath

Karen C
Does anyone know of any dance classes in the Martlesham Heath area, my husband and I would love to learn how to dance properly for social reasons nothing too difficult. We are in our 60's.
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Teresa J
Hi I am a teacher and dance examiner in Little Bealings and teach a class on Tuesday evenings. I can always give you a private lesson to catch up so you can join the class. You can always contact me on 07929 310 480 or email teresajay1@Gmail.com. Kind ... [ more ]

Dance/Fitness classes

Clubs & Groups in Maidensgrave

Anne C
Can anybody recommend a "low energy" dance & exercise class  (preferably for senior citizens here on Martlesham Heath - or Kesgrave?  I have slight mobility problems and desperately need to raise my fitness levels.  Any suggestions/info would be very ... [ more ]
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Ray
Hi Anne. We have Tai Classes in Ufford which is about 5 miles from you. If that is not too far then this exercise would be perfect for you. Please see www.suffolktaichiacademy.uk for more information and class times.
Anne C
So many suggestions/recommendations now! Thank you very much Jeremy.  I have tried pilates - many years ago.  I'll certainly consider that.

Missing Cat: Woodbridge, neighborhood by Kingston Field

Lost & Found in Melton

Nicole Boitos-Hayworth
Our dear sweet Scorpio has gone missing in Woodbridge - we live very near Kingston Field on Cherry Tree Road. He is a young black male cat, small white marks on his chest and between his hind legs. We mostly call him "Peeps" or "PP". He chirps more than ... [ more ]
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Nicole Boitos-Hayworth
yes, he is neutered - we got him from the RSPCA. I think he had his ritual morning-afternoon sleep in the sun in a neighbors garden for the first time. We received a few calls that he had been seen lounging in a few gardens, the luxurious little bugger. ... [ more ]

Pension Scams

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
Pensions are changing. From April 2015, pension scheme members can access their pension savings in new ways. Pension scammers will try to lure members with promises of one-off investments, pension loans or upfront cash. Most of these are bogus. ... [ more ]

Help back copy of Saturday's Times News Paper

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Heather T
Hi Are you a Times Reader do you happen to have a copy of Yesterday's (Saturday) Times that you have finished with. I have promised my grandson I would get him a copy. I forgot please help me out. Heather T
Informant
You can have ours. Complete but we attempted the puzzles. We are very near Tesco. Phone number or email?
Heather T
That is wonderful give me a call on 01473 626600 to arrange collection. Thank you regards Heather

Shepherd and Dog

Local Conversations in Playford

Silvergran
Has anyone been to the Shepherd and Dog on a Sunday recently?  We went there last Sunday and when we got the bill, we were astounded to find we'd been charged £9.45 per person for a bog standard roast - not the one with extras.  Now I know we expect to ... [ more ]
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Michelle W
I use Lattice Barn surgery and there is a polite notice in there, telling Patients not to use the Lattice Barn pub car park,which is fair enough, I am disabled and have a blue badge, but I would never dream of parking on private land or in a way to ... [ more ]

At Bucklesham village hall

Clubs & Groups in Hemley

New friends

Local Conversations in Bucklesham

Sue V
Hi all - I moved to this area 18 months ago and am newly single so looking for people who are interested in social activities who may find themselves in a similar situation. Don't be shy -get in touch and take it from there. I am officially retired but ... [ more ]
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Sue V
Hi Bev Thank you for taking the time to respond. I can let you have my email/phone no on here via Private Message if you like so you can pass it on? Just let me know if that will be ok Sue