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Clubs & Groups in Westbourne

MAR 29
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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. Tutor in Spanish and German will be on hand. £2.50 including drink
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Libby R
Yes, we meet every fortnight. The next will be on Monday 13th April and the following on the 27th. I hope you can join us!

Pollution from Claydon incinerator

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Has anyone got any knowledge as to whether there has been an increase in pollution since the new Claydon incinerator was built? My car has an increased level of grime on the paintwork which a neighbour suggested was due to airborne pollution, his car ... [ more ]
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Maria S
I rang the people at the incinerator to ask them if they had started engines at 24.30 in a specific day as I woke up with breathing problems due to an acrid smell. This was while they were testing before becoming operational. I was told that although ... [ more ]

Not Well

Local Conversations in Claydon

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Thanks Andrew T will pass it on, it was touch and go but thanks to the ambulance crew and the helicopter crew between them they done a first class job.


Recommendations in Ipswich Town Centre

MAR 19
Bramford lane area
Jean M
Can anyone recommend a reliable Handyperson who could rotovator and trim an allotment ready for planting please?
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Andrew T
Bit like Norwich Road allotments, there was all this talk about equipment and stuff being available to borrow or hire but surprise surprise nothing came of it, had to give up allotment in the end due to ill health.

dog and guinea pig boarding

Recommendations in Greenwich

Angela W
Can anyone recommend a dog kennel in Ipswich? I've seen a couple advertised but they seem rather big and I'm not sure they would be suitable for a nervous dog.  Also I have two guinea pigs which I need to board, any ideas?
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Kathy P
Hi Jean, it is illegal for anyone to board dogs without a licence, but it is a relatively straightforward process to be licensed, assuming you have safe premises, a fire policy, indemnity insurance, first aid kit, proper records, waste disposal ... [ more ]


Local Politics in Ipswich Town Centre

Further to the thread about who one should vote for, this may help.   If you click select all it takes ages but it may be helpful. 
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Iris B
Its a bit late for that now but I would say you need to take a look at the political life columns about once a month, or even once a week, all through the Government.   What some say when they want your vote isn't really the best way to judge them
Carol R
I just look at the state of other European Countries and their financial crisis over the last 5 years, we have had none of that, unemployment is the lowest ever, people have more money in their pockets, leaders of each party will promise things that they ... [ more ]

Landguard Fort

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Ray C
Landguard Fort Felixstowe will be open from Sunday 29th March until Sunday November 1st During the school holiday the Spring trail will be available once again for children at an extra £1 per child on top of normal admission price. On completion collect ... [ more ]

where to take your children

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre


Give, Lend & Borrow in Ipswich Town Centre

hi streetlifers,  has anyone got a slide suitable for 5/6 year olds, please that they no longer want or need thank you
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hi craig,  I would be very grateful, thank you for getting back to me... we cant collect tomorrow morning, but tomorrow afternoon we are free, when would be suitable for you,
hi craig, I messaged you a few times trying to find out about picking up the slide, but have had no reply. have you still got it, as I am still interested, I can collect it tomorrow or saturday or sunday , kind  regards maggi

Where is the Town Centre?

Local Conversations in Whitton

Citizen of Ipswich
I notice the road markings outside the Novotel Hotel have been renewed, and once again they contradict the road signs. If you are a visitor to Ipswich looking for the Town centre and coming into town via Stoke Bridge, the road signs direct you to Grey ... [ more ]
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What more do you expect from the Tory run SCC, they have bogged up the town with 21 million pounds worth of traffic lights, they are about to build bridges over the dock and Gipping area which will clog up Ipswich all the more, ask them about a Northern ... [ more ]

Art Groups Castlehill & Chantry:- Mon, Tues & Wed's Weekly ***New Members Welcome***

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

Janet A
CASTLEHILL COMUNITY CENTRE, Highfield Rd, Ipswich, IP1 Mon 7pm - 9pm Tues 1.30pm - 3.30pm CHANTRY at the Body & Mind Sports Centre  Wed's 7.30pm - 9.30pm Castlehill Art Society meet weekly at the above times & places everyone welcome - for more ... [ more ]
Janet A
Yes all are welcome some people bring the arts or crafts that they are currently working on or bring pencils if they fancy having a go at pencil drawings.  Gerry always has paper & pens & ideas for those that are new.  Give Gerry a ring to ... [ more ]

Easter holiday activities for young people in Ipswich

Clubs & Groups in Stoke Park

Community Team IBC
There are lots of sporting & craft activities going on over the Easter holidays for young people in Ipswich including basketball, football, arts & crafts, snorkeling, table tennis, archery & much more. Details can be found here: ... [ more ]

Palms and Thorns

Local Conversations in Westbourne

MAR 29
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Burlington Baptist Church IP1 2EZ

What kind of area Renfrew Road is???

Local Conversations in Gainsborough

Internet Beans
Hi, I am thinking about renting a house on Renfrew road Ipswich and wondering if anyone can help me and give some feedback about this area. Is it good place to live? Thanks, Sami
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Jeffrey C
I do not live on Rushmere  estate but have always lived in or near Ipswich and I think that Rushmere is considered by many as the best council estate in Ipswich with a lot of the houses now being privately owned.It has very good facilities and all the ... [ more ]

Quiz and Buffet afternoon/evening

Clubs & Groups in Wot's up Community Club

Wot's up Community Club
Teams of 4/6 welcome to come and take part in a friendly fun quiz. This Sunday 29th March 3.30pm til 8.30 pm £5 each includes buffet. Bring your own drink. For more info contact me on 07985638026 or ring The Meeting Place Community Centre on 01473 ... [ more ]


Recommendations in Ipswich Town Centre

Hayley J
I have a lot of lego that my son has outgrown. It's not in original packaging and no instructions. Anyone any suggestions as to what to do with it apart from the usual car boot etc. Many thanks
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I just want to thank Hayley for the Lego yesterday. We have been sorting it ever since! It will certainly keep my Partner happy for a long while. When I got home from collecting it yesterday, I only bought one of the little trugs in First. She was all ... [ more ]

Dales Road Post Office sealed off

Local Conversations in Sproughton

Sarah S
Suffolk Police tweeted that a robbery took place at the post office at 9.10am this morning. They said that no one was hurt but a sum of cash was taken. I hope they catch the person.

1960s transistorised record player by Bush + 74 7 inch vinyl records.

£180.00 in Ipswich Town Centre

somewhere to take the family

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Michelle D
Looking for somewhere to bring your children bring them along to our craft fair, There will be a nail bar, sand art, glitter tattoo's, cake stall , many great craft stall, refreshments & raffle

Computer classes

Clubs & Groups in Castle Hill

Does anyone know of any part time adult computer learning classes for beginners in or around Ipswich. The local college use to do adult leisure courses some years ago but that seems to have stopped, same with the library. My wife needs to learn how to ... [ more ]
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Hi Johnny Realise Future (01473 23860) have also their IT courses at Castle Hill Community Centre Highfield Road Ipswich IP1 6DG on Thursdays.  Here is their online brochure for their ... [ more ]

new friends wanted am 64 young for age going though a divorce

Local Conversations in Bramford

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Castle Hill Community Centre
Hello Jennifer H you are very welcome to join our lovely ladies from the Knit & Natter group here at Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DG. They meet every Friday from 10am to 12noon for a chat, drink, biscuits/cakes. You ... [ more ]

help needed

Local Conversations in Castle Hill

Michelle D
We require stall holders for our upcoming event, we are also looking for any donation's for our raffle & someone to help out with refreshments & snacks
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Volunteering with the British Red Cross

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

MAR 18
Ipswich Town Hall
Louise W
Are you interested in volunteering? Do you have a few hours to spare ? Could you make a real difference to someone in need ? We have a variety of opportunities available including first aid, independent living and fundraising. To find out more ... [ more ]
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Louise W
Hi Karl, Thanks for your reply and interest. The email address is: We hope to see you on the 18th
Louise W
Not working? Unemployed ? Retired? Children at school? Want to volunteer in the evenings or weekend to fit round work? Volunteer for the British Red Cross Visit us at the town hall on the 18th March to find out more . See you there !

Please vote for my pup Jack

Local Conversations in Bramford

Abbi L
Hi please vote for my pup Jack in the East Anglian Air Ambulance charity competition. It's on Facebook. Click on the link below and like Jack's picture to help him win! Thank you :-) ... [ more ]
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Brown Bins

Local Conversations in Maidenhall

Linda E
Does any one know if the brown bins are likely to be emptied this week in the Blenheim Road area. They should have been emptied on Tuesday. Don't know whether to leave the bin out or not. I've go loads of green waste so in wil be refilled as soon as it's ... [ more ]
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Have you tried looking on their web site, Babergh council gives an update of bins that ate late being collected
Oooh. Someone else who' s phone does ate instead of are. Good to know it's not just mine. ;0)