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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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For sale Half price fabric

£20.00 in Kesgrave

Sandie B
I bought 4 metres of greeny grey material from Dunelm today to cover my headboard but found it was totally the wrong shade. I paid £9.99 a metre. Would anyone be interested in buying it off me for half price £20? 62 inch width (158cms) it is called ... [ more ]
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Carpenter to build small shed

Recommendations in Hasketon

Kathy A
Can anyone recommend a person who could build a small shed/summerhouse for me. Its to fit in a specific place so not easy to buy "off the shelf". Or we would consider buying one second hand that could be altered. Any suggestions?

Strawberry Fayre & Table Top Sale

Clubs & Groups in Kingston

MAY 30
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Waldringfield Village Hall , IP12 4QP
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 ]
Ann A
1 Table left for the sale of Hand made Crafts £10 at our Strawberry Fayre & Table Top Sale  2.00pm on Saturday 30th May at Waldringfield Village Hall In aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance & St Elizabeth Hospice. Contact: Alexis 01473 ... [ more ]

Pig Racing

Clubs & Groups in Kingston

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Woodbridge Football Club
Home-Start E.Ipswich & Coastal
The Hog Roast Runners, a dynamic team of battery powered, pink porkers will be returning to the track on Saturday June 6th, at Woodbridge Football club. Individuals will be able to place their bets on their favourite, and hope that their oinker makes it ... [ more ]

Granite Worktop

Give, Lend & Borrow in Kesgrave

Ash S
Hi. I need a small piece of granite for my bathroom, supply and install. Please can I have some recommendations?

Rubbish dumping

Local Conversations in Maidensgrave

Amanda P
I have just found a black bag of rubbish in my wheelie bin that isn't mine! I've also seen two random people in the last few weeks dumping rubbish in my neighbours bins. What can I/we do about this?
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Jo L
Sadly it is not only people who live in flats who are doing this.  This happened to me - kitchen rubbish dumped in my recycling bin, including a glass jar!! And this rubbish wasn't even in a bag!!  My road has only homeowners and some rentals.  I have to ... [ more ]
Stephanie F
Jo L,  I like your idea but I can hear the refuse collectors moans from here let alone the amount of extra time it would take to complete the bin rounds.  Also the refuse collectors have trouble putting bins back to their rightful addresses even when the ... [ more ]

Clothes Rack

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Lulu
I urgently need to Borrow a clothes rack by tomorrow evening. Must be able to get into a car to transport.  East Ipswich Bucklesham, areas. Can any kind person help, its all in a good cause. Thanks.
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L T
Hi Lulu Yes after reading on this page we went along yesterday it was a 'proper' boot sale lots of bargains & met some lovely people.
Dozey M
I too popped to Broke Hall, madhouse, roads packed, people everywhere, all we needed was someone doing hotdogs, and a cuppa, from a BBQ... And it would have been a perfect day. Lulu, we may have even spoken as I toured the garages.

Wine making equipment

Local Conversations in Playford

Silvergran
A friend of mine has approx 30 demi jons and other wine and beer making sundries for sale.  She wants 50p each for the glass jars and the rest is negotiable.  If anyone is interested, please pm me with your tel number and I'll give you her contact ... [ more ]

Metal Washing Line Post

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Can anyone help with a Tip Run?

Local Conversations in Maidensgrave

Amanda P
I have several items I need disposing of at the local Tip but I don't have a car. Could anyone help me out and take them for me? An old kettle bbq, a broken 42" TV and a computer desk. Please let me know? Thank you! Ip5.
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Amanda P
Hi Tim, thank you so much! I will message you my address in the week if that's ok? Amanda x

Eurochat

Clubs & Groups in Brightwell

MAY 11
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Waldringfield Village Hall
Libby R
Friendly, informal group who meet every fortnight to chat in French, Italian, Spanish, German and Swedish. £2.50 entry https://eurochatters.wordpress.com/

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

Request

Give, Lend & Borrow in Playford

APR 24
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Andy S
I have a newish one that you may have if required.   49andynan@gmail.com

Eurochat

Clubs & Groups in Brightwell

APR 27
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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

APR 18
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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

Recommendations in Playford

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

Recommendations in Playford

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

APR 16
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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 ]