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Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Peter P
It seems the park near meredith rd has been invaded by caravans, and I spotted one person driving a motorised quadbike with a child on the front racing round the park, with no thoughts of safety to the child or other park users. We need action to stop ... [ more ]
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Citizen of Ipswich
The 'travellers' at Gippeswyk Park also left bits of broken glass scattered over the grass that the council clean up crew missed. I heard reports of dogs getting cut feet. Just watch your step.


Local Conversations in Common, The

Janet A
Has any one had a problem with having lots of moths in the house this year?  I had some the end of last year especially in the kitchen then it stopped but now it's awful & has been for over a month now. Does anyone know where moths like to nest & ... [ more ]
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Helen M
Oh glad you found them, I hope that is the last of them. I believe the ones we had were in a few packets which shows how messy I am!

What type of area Hadleigh Road is ?

Local Conversations in Gainsborough

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John W
If you find your area on this map it will give you an idea of the crimes reported recently. It can help to spotlight hotspots for things like antisocial behaviour.

LINK: Power Movie Night

Clubs & Groups in LINK

MAY 18
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Thomas Wolsey Pub, St. Peter's Street, Ipswich
What does it mean to be in power, what are the consequences of its misuse? Come and vote for your favourite power themed film and let the debate ensue. The idea is you bring along your favourite DVD on the theme, you tell us about why it's so great and ... [ more ]
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Sounds interesting and will try and make it, work permitting. I'm not sure if I have an appropriate POWER themed DVD as the movie I would have selected, the Great Dictator, is currently at a friends. p.s. I've checked out your link and facebook pages and ... [ more ]
Dear Diceman, I've never seen the Great Dictator, that would be a great one to watch. The LINK welcomes everyone, whether you have faith or none, it's a place for the curious and a place for sharing ideas. Hope you can make it.

Someone to repair lawn mower

Recommendations in Westbourne

Barbara C
Can anyone recommend a petrol lawn mower repairer. The self propelling mechanism has broken and it also needs a service. Thanks
Sally M
Sproughton garden machinery repairs 77-79 Cullingham Road, Ipswich IP1 2EG01473 251526 We have used them and for a small fee will asses and advise on cost before starting, if needed.

Pig Racing

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

JUN 06
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 ]

Great British Tennis Weekend

Clubs & Groups in Westbourne

MAY 17
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Sproughton Tennis Club, The Playing Fields, Church Lane, IP8 3AX
Howard K
On Sunday, 17th May, Sproughton Tennis Club is taking part in the LTA's Great British Tennis Weekend. This means that from 2pm to 6pm, the courts are open for anyone to come along and play for free. 2 - 4pm all ages and standards welcome for fun ... [ more ]

Couldn't possible do that?

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

Baz M
Reluctant partner? Not sure what it's about? Curious and intrigued? Game for a laugh? On ones bucket list? Ladies - ever wondered why women enjoy a lifestyle without clothes (weather & circumstances permitting). Springwood Sun club nr Colchester are ... [ more ]


Clubs & Groups in Westbourne

MAY 11
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Waldringfield Village Hall
Libby R
Friendly, informal group who meet to chat in French, Italian, Spanish, German and Swedish. £2.50 entry.

Parrot found in Felixstowe Road area.

Lost & Found in Ipswich Town Centre

Abandoned car

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

This Ford Focus is seemingly abandoned in Larchcroft Road Ipswich. Having arrived overnight a couple of weeks ago it hasn't moved and nobody locally seems to know who it belongs to. Reported to local Police and apparently it's not registered to anyone in ... [ more ]
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I am beginning to think we are wasting our hard earned money for the services we want are failing us every day. Paperwork and increased levels of bureaucracy simply getting in the way of getting the job done. Come on IBC get a grip and take on community ... [ more ]

Missing Cat

Lost & Found in Westbourne

June H
My mums cat has been missing since last 1/5.15, around about 9pm, she is a tabby cat with a white chest and white front paws. She is a timid cat and don't go to people easily. She is nearly 12 years old and much loved. She went missing from stratford ... [ more ]

Pudding Night- Kesgrave

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

MAY 14
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Bell Inn, Kesgrave
Home-Start E.Ipswich & Coastal
Pudding Night in aid of local family support charity Home-Start. A range of puddings to try for just £5pp Tickets are now available from or direct from the office on 01473 621104 or £5 per ... [ more ]
Home-Start E.Ipswich & Coastal
This is now only a week away, and there is less then 10 tickets remaining, so if you are planning on coming along phone Louise or Sarah on 01473 621104 or email to get your tickets now

Golf Clubs Knowledge

Recommendations in White House

Mark St
I've inherited a load of Golf Clubs which am thinking to drop into a Charity Shop,  but am also thinking perhaps as they came from a seasoned Golfer that they may be worth something more than a few pounds. Is there anyone on Streetife near Burlington ... [ more ]
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Matthew S
They could be worth a few pound! Depending how old they are and what make! Like titliest, ping or Taylormade, if you need me to pop in and look I can pop in early Friday evening, Just let me know

Missing cat

Lost & Found in Claydon

Joe S
Our cat has been a much loved part of our family for over 17 years and he has disappeared. We put him out about 3 am yesterday, Friday morning as he was meeowing so we put him out to do his business. We are in Defoe Road just about opposite the junction ... [ more ]
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Susan H
So pleased he was found! We once had a very elderly cat, we inherited him with the house we bought. After a couple of years he started to have fits now and again but was always fine afterwards. He definitely had odd 'senior moments' and memory lapses, we ... [ more ]

General Elections - 7th May 2015

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

MAY 07
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Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6D
Castle Hill Community Centre
SITUATION OF POLLING STATIONS Ipswich Parliamentary General and Ipswich Borough Council Election Castle Hill Ward Hours of Poll:- 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Notice is ... [ more ]

Aldi car park

Local Conversations in Westerfield

When parking in Meredith Road is at a premium, with many of the Aldi customers parking on Meredith Road and along Highfield Road because their car park isn't big enough to accommodate them, have Aldi got the cheek to use five of their parking bays to ... [ more ]
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Elaine D
Just ignore them! I know it takes nerves of steel, but they are not legal or backed by the courts. They are merely invitations to pay, but more threatening language is used! Obviously you shouldn't take the mick! If you know the car park belongs to a ... [ more ]

One week to go

Clubs & Groups in Stoke Park

Holiday caravan / lodge

Give, Lend & Borrow in Westbourne

Barbara C
We are looking to rent a caravan or lodge on a quiet site in East Anglia for the last week of July, in order to give our seven year old granddaughter a week away, rather than be stuck at home with us!

Liars Storytelling Contest

Clubs & Groups in Maidenhall

MAY 04
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Margaret Catchpole pub, Ipswich
Robin H
To mark Election Month we are holding a Liars Contest. Each storyteller will regale two improbable tales, one of which happens to be true. The audience must guess which one is the real story. Come along and listen, or tell stories, and enjoy a drink or ... [ more ]

NEW Members Required for 3 x Arts & Crafts Groups

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

Janet A
New Members Requred for Castlehill Arts & Crafts Group Bring Art Gear, Knitting, Crochet, Sewing, Felting or any Craft you're into @  (1) CASTLEHILL COMUNITY CENTRE, Highfield Rd, Ipswich, IP1 Mon Eve 7pm - 9pm Tues Afternoon 1.30pm - 3.30pm ... [ more ]
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Clubs & Groups in Westbourne

APR 27
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Waldringfield Village Hall
Libby R
Friendly club who meet for conversation in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Norwegian... Please note, no Swedish speakers this Monday! £2.50 entry, includes glass of wine
Brian T
Hi Libby, I think your language chats are a great idea, pity there are not more groups like this around. As we are all now Europeans (and long may it stay that way) I think we should all strive to speak at least one other European language and preferably ... [ more ]

Accommodation wanted

Recommendations in Westbourne

Christine B
Is there anyone out there who can offer temporary accommodation for a very nice girl from Romania who is moving to Ipswich from Chelmsford to start work in an Architect's practice? References would be no problem.
Liz H
I might be able to.  Can you let me have more details please my email address is

Household furniture for sale

£20.00 in Ipswich Town Centre

Jill G
3 Seater settee Large cabinet Small cabinet Large Mirror Sideboard Drinks trolley Corner TV/Stereo unit Stereo stacking unit & 2 speakers World War 11 Magazines   All excellent condition -  Items vary in price, but open to offers

Spring Fair ' Westbourne Library, Sherrington Rd, Ipswich

Clubs & Groups in Stoke

APR 25
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Westbourne Library (next to Broomhill Swimming Pool)
Heather R
Books, Cakes and Crafts being sold in aid of library funds.  Sample delicious cakes by  Scrumcious Sisters while browsing the books or examine the locally hand made crafts of Novelties by Jan and Timmys Mittens
Heather R
item pictured - a cover for your summer drink so you don't have to share it with wasps and flys