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Speeding In Kesgrave Area

Pam S in Playford
I have never posted on here, so here goes.  I've recently moved to Bell Lane area Kesgrave. I've been incredibly shocked that in such a populated area the majority of drivers do not abide by the 30 MPH limit. Most are travelling at 40, 50 or even 60 MPH. ... [ more ]
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Bob B
As Andrew H has said that Tim Passmore  wanted to know where to put SID, tomorrow (27th July 2016) at Ipswich Cornhill is the time to catch him whilst he is on a county tour with the Chief Constable. They are there from between 11:00 and 14:00 hrs. They ... [ more ]
Pam S
Thanks for info re: Tim Passmore. I was aware of his interest in this but didn't know he was to be in Ipswich centre tomorrow. Unfortunately I cannot be there due to work commitments. However I do plan to write to the Police Comissioned with my views

Martlesham Heath Green

Michael Hallatt in Maidensgrave
Hi Everybody, The green I am talking about is the one with the pavilion on and near the Bader pub.  Just thought I would let off a bit of steam about the young people (13 - 17 years of age) who all congregated under the horse chestnut trees yesterday ... [ more ]

New Dog Training Class starts Wednesday 14th September at 8pm

Martlesham Heath
Dave's Dog Training in Dave's Dog Training
Dog training classes for all levels/ages/breeds. Taken by Dave P, a retired Home Office drug detection dog handler and trainer. Please call to register your interest. Also, one-off Scent Detection Training Days: next one is Sunday August 14th,10am - ... [ more ]
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Dave's Dog Training
Hi, I have only a couple of spots left on the September class. Please therefore give me a call on 07759 227459 or PM me your contact number to discuss your training needs. Dave P

Martlesham Heath Aviation Society

Alan P in Martlesham Heath
Don't forget our Control Tower Museum at the rear of Parkers Place off Eagle Way is open every Sunday 2 to 5pm. Drop in and be amazed at the rich aviation history of the village. Helpful volunteers always on hand to help Refreshments always available. ... [ more ]
Liz E
We recently visited and it is a treasure trove of memorabilia, with really interesting volunteers. Well worth a visit!

Green Days School holiday programme for girls

Caston Woods (Martlesham)
Bec E in Martlesham Heath
Green Light Trust are running a School Holiday Ecotherapy programme for girls aged 13-18 struggling with anxiety or low confidence and self esteem. The programme runs mon -fri during school holidays (exc bank holidays).  The programme will include bush ... [ more ]

Yours for free

Sailing Barge Victor - Ipswich

Debbie W in Brightwell
Due to ill health I have 4 tickets for high tea & cruise on above Sunday 10 July 1pm - 5pm. Can split tickets. PM for more details. All aboard!

Laminate floor cleaning

Louise B in Kesgrave
We have had a lot of very dusty building work done recently and need to revive the look of our laminate wooden floor.  Can anyone recommend anything to restore the shine?  Washing it is not quite enough at the moment!  Thanks very much.
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Sue W
I use a steamer on mine.  Laminates normally have a natural shine.  I wouldnt start putting anything shiny on it you may slip?
Louise B
Thanks Sue, we don't all want to be skating across the dining room :) I could borrow my dad's steam cleaner.

Hedge doctor

Bill V in Beacon Hill
Hi all, Can anyone recommend a hedge 'doctor'' please? My hedge that has been nice and green for years has started getting brown patches, which are slowly spreading. I'm no expert but reading online it could be a case of a bug that needs treatment. ... [ more ]
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Debbie W
If you take a piece of the foliage, a photo of the hedge and any bugs you find to Notcutts, the knowledgeable staff there are happy to diagnose and recommend a suitable product.

big corner wardrobe + side wardrobe free

Tom W in Martlesham Heath
Hi I have recently dismantled a big corner wardrobe and one of the side wardrobes from same set. It is in good condition, only problem is i have no instructions for rebuilding.  Free for collection in martlesham heath.

Tesco Martlesham Heath

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Occasional gardener needed

Jen R in Bucklesham
I am looking for a gardener to do the odd few hours, not on a regular basis. Does anyone have any recommendations?
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Stephen W
Hi Helen, I run my own gardening buisness and can come and see what needs doing, if you care to p m me we can discuss things further, regards , Steve.

Painter decorater and Plumber bathroom fitter

Patrick R in Brightwell
Can anyone recommend either or both painter / plumber /bathroom fitter please for work in Martlesham Heath .
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Beverley J
We have just had a total refurb in our shower room (Martlesham Heath).  This was carried out very satisfactorily by Mick Banyard Plumbing & Heating - tel: 07802 369367 / 01473 311664.  He co-ordinated the plasterer, carpenter and tiler in addition to ... [ more ]
Alan H
Try my sons firm on 07595793197 they are excellent for your plumbing and fitting and mention my name and get a deal.

Maxi Cosi Pearl

Rebecca C in Martlesham Heath
Hi , anyone selling a Maxi Cosi Pearl in the Martlesham / Ipswich area. If so please get in touch Rebecca

Property required - Martlesham Heath

Paul in Little Bealings
I have a relative looking to move on to Martlesham Heath and would like a 2 or 3 bed house or bungalow up to £280k. They have sold and are a cash buyer. Parking and garden are essentials. Please PM me if anyone can help. Thanks

Looking for masseur

Chris R in Woodbridge
I'm looking for someone who can give a strong, therapeutic/ relaxing/ deep tissue/ Scandinavian (i.e. not sports) whole body massage early on a Monday evening once a fortnight. The lady who I was seeing is now on maternity leave. Don't want to travel too ... [ more ]
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Chris R
Thanks for all your suggestions. Still looking though! I need somewhere pretty much in Woodbridge (so Rendelsham and Felixstowe are too far for instance) as I don't want to have to drive far after the massage. Other suggestions are either too pricey or ... [ more ]


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Dave R
I wouldn't want to damage vehicles, however parked, but I do sometimes find that I have to fold the wing mirror in to get past. I like to think that the owner gets the message when they find their mirror folded forward...

Queens 90th Birthday Parade

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Woodbridge Town Center and Elmhurst Park
Barrie F in Melton
The Royal British Legion Woodbridge are to be awarded the Freedom of Woodbridge in Elmhurst Park on Saturday 11th June after our Parade through the Town for The Queens 90th Birthday This will all be followed by Picnic in the Park with musical ... [ more ]
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Rude Customers at Tesco

Terri R in Waldringfield Heath
Today, for the second time in a month, my daughter who works as a personal shopper at Tesco has come home  terribly distressed because she has been verbally abused by a customer. She, along with several other youngsters in their late teens, early ... [ more ]
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Kevin A
Report the incidents to senior Tesco managers, request video footage from Tesco cctv and check the persons checkout details with credit / debit card details for an address and if it happens again, get your daughter to report the incident immediately and ... [ more ]
I have to say, I rather like the personal shoppers around.  They know the store well and are always happy to help find any products you can't locate. 

Tip run

Amanda P in Maidensgrave
I have several large items that need taking to Foxhall tip. I don't drive and I'm willing to pay petrol money if you can help me out. Items include: single and double mattress, upright Hoover, computer desk, flat packed double bed frame. Please let me ... [ more ]
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Carol and David
Just a comment and not implying that any of the people offering help here are rogues but there was an item on You and Yours, Radio 4, recently where a lady had asked on Facebook for help to take some old furniture to a tip and the guy who collected the ... [ more ]


David in Waldringfield Heath
Hi, My wife and I are looking at Nurseries in the Kesgrave area for our son. We are aware of several nearby, however can anyone recommend a particular one? Thanks.
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Mark F
We have used Rhymes since our daughter was 9 months old and have been delighted. She is now in the preschool room and loves it. Great staff and good mix between play and learning. We looked at a few before we chose. I'd recommend visiting a few of the ... [ more ]

Dog Training for all levels

Scout Hut, Martlesham Heath
Dave's Dog Training in Dave's Dog Training
Dog training classes for all levels/ages/breeds. Taken by Dave P, a retired Home Office drug detection dog handler and trainer. Also, one-off Scent Detection Training Days: next one is July 17th 10am - 4pm. Call for further information or to book your ... [ more ]
Bernie A
Good morning Dave Do you one to one sessions? We have a 7mth old Lab Bitch who could do with some recall & general obedience training. she is generally good but gets over excited when meeting other dogs pulling on the lead etc and recall not good.

Dressmaker needed

Jen R in Bucklesham
I am looking for a good dressmaker who can make a blouse for me from silk material. Willing to travel (within 20 miles) for the right person if necessary!
Gillian S
I would thoroughly recommend Trisha Bendall who also teaches dressmaking. She lives in Ipswich. Her number is 07922 433486.  You can see her work here