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Shepherd and Dog

Local Conversations in Playford

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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Local builder recommendation

Recommendations in Maidensgrave

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Clubs & Groups in Martlesham Heath

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Waldringfield Village Hall
Libby R
Informal European language conversation group. Join us for chats in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish or Norwegian. Tutors in Spanish and German will be on hand. £2.50 including drink


Local Conversations in Kirton

Laurence H
If you dont get an old mower now is the time to get a new one as they are on sale prices. I bought myself a McAlastair petrol mower a couple of years back and it is very good but I regret not get the McAlastair rechargeable battery powered one after the ... [ more ]

Dog Socialising

Clubs & Groups in Broom Hill

Claire A
I have a one year old boxer dog who we've had since 8 weeks old. She's pretty nuts but has a big heart. Over the past few months we've met several rescue dogs who have either been very nervous of people or other dogs and it made me wonder about starting ... [ more ]
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Patricia P
Hi all, I´m sorry we didn´t find anybody... we are new in Suffolk and took a while to find the place. I don´t even know if we were in the right park. We arrived at 10:45 and were alone in the enclosed area with the double door (I´ve attached a picture). ... [ more ]
Christine S
Hi Patricia I don't really know where you went but it looks interesting! I met up with everyone with my 2 dogs but decided to take a walk around the heath. I was joined by Susan and her dog - we had a great walk together. We are meeting again tomorrow - ... [ more ]

Catalytic Converter Theft - Martlesham Heath, Anson Road

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
Police have recently reported the theft of a catalytic converter from a vehicle in Anson Road. Vehicles with a high ground clearance are more vulnerable as it is easier to use a mechanical saw to cut them off. Police advise owners to park in such a way ... [ more ]

Martlesham Heath - Thefts from vehicles week ending 14th March 2015

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
Here are the details of what the thieves took and their Police reference nos: WO/15/443 THEFT - Carlford Close 11 March 5.10am – entry to insecure vehicle. Sunglasses, loose change and golf clubs removed. WO/15/446 THEFT - Carlford Close 11 ... [ more ]

Phone Scam Poll

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
I'm using Streetlife to communicate with Neighbourhood Watch Members in Swan Close, Martlesham Heath. At the moment I'm trying to find out how we can tackle phone scams before they become a reportable police issue (i.e. fraud). I'm reaching everyone in ... [ more ]
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The last virus on your computer one I got I said the time as if writing it down and then asked and what was your number please? surprise surprise they rang off!

Broken down vehicle scam continues in Southeast England - March 2015

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Swan Close Scheme
Police are advising motorists that individuals are continuing to use a scam of offering 'valuable' rings in exchange for cash to get fuel. Bogus ID cards are likely to be shown. Such activity should be reported to the Police on 101.

Crime alert

Local Conversations in Waldringfield Heath

Jane H
Just so other Heathfield residents are aware we have experienced some strange events happening in this area recently. Last week our neighbours car window was smashed , the police were informed. A week or so before that we had a plant pulled out of a ... [ more ]
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Jo L
Yes, my neighbour very near Manor Road area had his car broken into yesterday.  When coming back after midnight one Friday night recently, I saw a huge group  (probably about 30) of youths  who were hanging around on Eagle Way quite near the bus stop ... [ more ]

Pet Sitting

Recommendations in Hasketon

Kathy A
Can you recommend someone who offers pet sitting in my home, I have 2 dogs and a cat. Initially for one week late April.
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Mandy W
Hello, my mum and dad, Jackie and Eric colson, are free at the end of April. If you would like to discuss with them please call 07780517434 or as they are abroad at the mo send them a text. they have house sat for several people and if needed could give ... [ more ]

Motorhome storage

Recommendations in Rushmere Street

Kate Y
We have recently purchased a Motorhome and are looking for storage in the the Martlesham area can anyone recommend anywhere please.
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Richard G
I have heard Birchwood Services are good for caravans but presume they do Motorhomes too . Also Kesgrave tyre and exhaust on foxhall road do alot of motorhome work . I believe they a contract with a local supplier to do their work , they always have one ... [ more ]
Karen C
Brightwell Barns, Waldringfield Road, Brightwell, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP10 0BJ they store vans my sister has hers there.

NHS Dentist

Recommendations in Brightwell

Gwen R.
I have an abscess can anyone recommend an NHS dentist who could see me as an emergency? I've searched previous comments on here.
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Poundland Sunday Hours?

Local Conversations in Brightwell

Woof W
Does anyone know what time they open on a Sunday? I also have to go to M&S who say they open at 10.30, Next who say 10am. Poundland's own web site doesn't admit to having a store in Martlesham Heath (I have got the right name - it's not Poundworld or ... [ more ]
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Ladies cycle for sale

£70.00 in Maidensgrave

Lynn J
Ladies cycle for sale. 3 years old, but not much use. Has been serviced and in immaculate condition. Would like £70 but open to offers. White frame with basket and dynamo lights.
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lost dog on sutton heath

Lost & Found in Hemley

Andy S
Just met a man that has lost his border terrier on sutton heath this morning she is 14 and deaf please share and get them reunited Tel no. 01394 460730
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Hop .
Excellent news - pleased she's OK - from the cyclists out in the woods last night!
Dianne W
I can imagine how u feel.  Our jack russell terrier got lost in Thetford Forest, and we spent an hour looking for him(he knew where we were!) we started the car to go home, and out he popped from the trees! We r just about to take ours for her walk, and ... [ more ]

Singing Tutor

Recommendations in Waldringfield Heath

Terri R
Hi, Could anybody recommend a good singing tutor to give just a couple of lessons to someone preparing for an acting audition that also requires 2 songs, one without accompaniment ? The audition doesn't require a perfect voice, just a bit more confidence ... [ more ]
Claire A
I have lessons with a lady called Jules Shevlin. It wont let me copy and paste her number but if you google her shes on the music teachers website. Shes in Ipswich and has flexible times and teaches singing and has a background in drama so she'd be great!

Kesgrave, Martlesham, Rushmere Crime Brief 18 - 24 February 2015

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Swan Close Scheme
Vehicles Holly Road - At around 1am, Saturday 21st February, an offender was seen entering an insecure silver Renault that was parked in Holly Road, Kesgrave. Two Motorola walkie-talkies and some cash were stolen from within. Police would like to ... [ more ]
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Recommendations in Playford

Sharon M
I need my lawn renovating , and re- turfed, because I only had it done last year , and it looks like a mud heap already 😡 , if anyone could give me a good recommendation , of anyone that could do it, or does anyone know how I could help the grass come ... [ more ]
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Mrs Tiggywinkle
I'm reading all the comments with interest as I've got the same problem with parts of my lawn....and I have 3 might be a hopeless case for me!

Double glazed window

Give, Lend & Borrow in Playford

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Internet on Martlesham Heath.

Local Conversations in Kesgrave

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I changed from BT to Plusnet and it was put in place last Wednesday.  So far no probs, in fact the speed seems quicker than BT was (I don't have Infinity, just the normal).  So fingers crossed.  While I was with BT I was always having problems with ... [ more ]

Bucklesham Players

Clubs & Groups in Hemley

Gerald W
Gerald W  We at Bucklesham Players urgently need extra adult person either to act a small part on stage or to help with the lights and sound for our summer show , please let me know as soon as pos' if you can help in any way
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Gerald W
Hi Terri and daughter, many thanks for reply and yes we would love to have you come along and have a look, we have a few about the same age also doing drama, over all there's about 30 of us, 15 under 18. We are just starting rehearsal's for our summer ... [ more ]
Terri R
Hi Gerald, I have spoken to my daughter and she would love to come along, I will drop her off at 8pm. Thanks for responding so quickly, hopefully she will love it.

Police Message - Attempted burglary, Martlesham Heath 16 Feb 2015

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
WO/15/293 BURGLARY - DWELLING (attempt) LARK RISE MARTLESHAM Heath 16 February 2.35pm – entry to via insecure door. Victim has called out on hearing door open. Two youths seen running away. Nothing stolen Please ensure your doors ... [ more ]
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Swan Close Scheme
I understand from the Police Connect message that it was the front door. Nothing was stolen in this case but as you say, it is a bit of a shock having to challenge strangers in your own home.

Suffolk Police - Non urgent crime reporting via the web (an alternative to 101)

Clubs & Groups in Swan Close Scheme

Swan Close Scheme
There is a Police contact web page for any information you are able to provide in relation to crime or suspected crime. Ideal if you don't like phoning 101 or you are an avid texter. You need to be in 'View All' mode to activate the blue hypertext.
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Peter L
Robert Peel put the Police out on "Foot Patrol" in order to prevent a and apprehend crime, and in each community. Progressing from that through Bicycle Patrol to Large Fast Motor Vehicles, loaded with technology and weapons has'nt really taken too long. ... [ more ]

Child's metal wheelbarrow

Give, Lend & Borrow in Kesgrave

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