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Abbi L to Chantry and 9 more areas

Doggie meet up/walk

Hello, I'm new to the website. I have a very social 7 month old puppy. I have been looking for a dog meet up/walk in Ipswich, unsuccessfully. I have a car so area isn't a problem. Wondered if dog owners would be interested in setting a meet up, say ... more »
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Sara P
We have a very friendly 7 month Cockapoo who would love to have other friendly doggies to walk with. We work so walk him evenings and weekends, so would love to hear if you arrange anything :-)
Abbi L
Anyone else interested in joining us?? Guys let me know days/times you can do. Feel free to email me abbil@sky.com Thanks
Diana L to California and 9 more areas

Window Cleaners

Hello all, I need a recommendation. We live in a flat on a 2nd floor and need our windows cleaned from the outside. Could any of you recommend a good, reliable and not too pricey company that does it? Do any of you have experience with the service? Any ... more »
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John W
we had an awkward conservatory cleaned by Ricks Rise and Shine, 01473 570209, did a thorough job, in fact I gave them a bit more money as it was so awkward and took them longer than they thought, trouble is the Sahara sand arrived about a week later and ... more »
Natalie S to Westbourne and 4 more areas

School day memories

Your school days are meant to be some of the happiest of your life and we’re looking for your past memories of going to school in Suffolk. What were your favourite subjects? Did you ever go on any exciting school trips? How do the schools differ from ... more »
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Dorothy C
I went to Rose Hill School when I was eight, going from home I had to go past St. Clements which had lots of dark places because of the many trees. Didn't have mum to take me, said I was old enough to go on my own. Not many youngsters of that age go ... more »
Natalie S
Thanks for all the memories. Does anyone have any photos they could email to natalie.sadler@archant.co.uk? Many thanks
Citizen of Ipswich to Ipswich and 4 more areas

Police Escort

For the past two weeks a group of about 6 police motorcycle outriders have been providing an escort for two or three unmarked police cars as they drive through East Ipswich. What's going on, and who is in the car? It seems a costly use of taxpayers money ... more »
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Nosey Ron
Well it was obvious if the same thing was happening for two weeks , wasn't it ? You lot really must get out more if you are entertained by this tripe .
Watchfull
Citizen of Ipswich I consider my sense of humour is second to none, re member the holes? but I think the police have been testing out our control room before handing it over to Norfolk, and they are just kidding you along.
Toby P. to Castle Hill and 5 more areas

unplanted roundabouts.

Is the roundabout at the junction of Colchester Road / Westerfield Road the only one in town that has not been planted with Spring bedding this year?. The poor old council didn't have enough money for a few plants and bulbs to plant it last autumn, and ... more »
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James A
I believe Suffolk County Council grants each local Councillor an amount of money each year to spend on improvement in their area.The person who represents the area where Westerfield Rd/Colchester Rd is could therefore allocate the sum required to plant ... more »
Lee Reynolds
I think this is a great idea and I am sure if necessary we can get the plants and tools that we would need to make this roundabout a lot more attractive. I will find out what if any plans the Council has and then we can set to work if needed! James - ... more »
Anita B to Castle Hill and 4 more areas

Highway Hunters Mcc

motorbike club based in ipswich, we put events on in ipswich , norfolk areas, septic 07799876769 to meet up if you are interested in joining club or any events

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Paul F
Always an excellent weekend
Victoria L
Oh great.  I will be passing my bike test this year, so will look you all up then.
Natalie S to Ipswich and 4 more areas

Cinema

How many cinemas does Ipswich need? There are rumours the old Odeon could reopen as a cinema after being snapped up last year by a mystery buyer. And there are still plans to open a mutliplex in the Buttermarket. Do we need three cinemas? Will it help ... more »
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Jackie T
I seem to remember saying what about the Odeon building when it was announced about The Buttermarket proposal! Several people talk about parking issues, there are at least 5 carparks within a relatively short distance, also bus stop opposite and behind. ... more »
Yvonne L
Not everyone can enjoy a nice walk Jackie and the buses arem unreliable and probably don't run late or Sundays!
Carol C to Castle Hill and 8 more areas

What was that large bird soaring over Ipswich?

Two days ago I when it was a lovely day I was outside in the garden and happened to glance up when I heard a plane going over.  What caught my eye instead was what appeared to be a rather large bird of prey circling round, this over the Fircroft ... more »
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Reg S
Yes it might be but where will land and feed. With the amount of houses being built every nook and cranny is being filled in I have possibly 2 more at the bottom of my garden my garden has so few birds now aday
Linda O
As Villager says, buzzards definitely around Fynn Valley - saw one last week circling high over Northgate/Colchester Road area too. So pleased to see them spreading ever further. When I was a child (many years ago!) my Father & I would be really ... more »
Natalie S to Westbourne and 4 more areas

Grass verges

Residents who tried to protect the grass verges in their street by sinking wooden stakes into them have been threatened with fines by the council. How can you stop people parking on grass verges and churning them up? ... more »
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Martin O
I take an opposite view to Claire L. If I thought it was all about a changing environment that reflects modern living I would support changes - in fact I would go even further. I would like to see some properties in these crowded terrace lined streets ( ... more »
Catherine E
why don't they get rid of grass verges and make parking bays it will stop it from looking an eyesore in some areas
Sara W to Chantry and 9 more areas

The Dame Vera Lynn Trust 40/80 Cycle Ride & music event 8th June 2014

We have a charity cycle ride and music event on Sunday 8th June 2014 which we would love people to take part in:- Challenge yourself this year by taking part in our cycle ride on Sunday 8th June.  There is a 40 mile route and 80 mile route at the event ... more »

Ipswich YM Rugby Club, Rushmere, Ipswich

Jun 08
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Jo G
Sounds a lovely idea for everyone to enjoy and it's really local for me, we will be there and I hope some of the men at least will do the bike ride. Hope you get lots of support.
PinkSky C to Ipswich and 9 more areas

Cycle Training for Women

Only three more places left on the course starting in Ravenswood on 29th April.  We provide bikes and equipment.  Learn to ride a bike or increase your confidence.   To find out more visit www.pinkskycycling.com
I'm with Pink Sky Cycling
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PinkSky C
Thanks Tony, will do that. Sue
I'm with Pink Sky Cycling
PinkSky C
I have dropped off the fliers.  Thank you. Sue
I'm with Pink Sky Cycling
John B to Ipswich and 5 more areas

Hello

Hello, I joined a little while back, but I've only just got around to sending out my first shout. :-)
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Kevin F
Hello John B I am new on here too. Hopefully we can find some things to chat about to help our community.
John B
That's the community spirit Kevin, and from one newbie to another, may I say its nice to see you on board.
Watchfull to Castle Hill and 9 more areas

Underground

Did any one notice the very small paragraph in the star, and one national news paper that the Ipswich borough council and the Suffolk county council had a secret meeting to discuss whether or not to re open the Ipswich under ground railway, this is to ... more »
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Jannette T
No i am very new to Streetlife, yes you are right, i always love a bit of a wind up especially on April Fools day. :))
Kevin F
Wouldn't it be great if we did have an underground railway though...I think we'd all be aware of it if it had been real at one time.
Jannette T to Bramford and 9 more areas

health

Hi, with whats been said in the news recently about the advantages of eating 7 - 10 pieces of fruit and veg a day and it's proven health benefits, is any body worried about the cost of this and the time and planning involved?
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Joe S
Agree that you do not have to spend a lot of money on these fruit and veg. Market is good , also the Aldi super 6. They have 6 specials fruit and veg on all the time  -- this week all at 59 pence. We are not veggies but have veggie meals quite ... more »
Jannette T
It's so great to hear all of your suggestions, yes i have done all of that, i buy from the Ipswich market, i have frozen fruit and veg in my freezer, i buy from Aldi supermarket too so great minds think alike. What i was really meaning is that the recent ... more »
Tools With A Mission to Castle Hill and 5 more areas

"fragile " Tape.

Good morning folks, anybody got a couple of rolls of "fragile" tape looking for a good home?  Free trip to Africa for any tape donated.
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Jean C
thought good idea to try to provide....
Tools With A Mission
Thanx Jean, was looking for unwanted tape laying around someplace.  Happy to accept  a few rolls as a donation, thanx,. If U look on our website our needs are pretty wide-ranging.
Inspire Suffolk to Westbourne and 5 more areas

New Adult Fitness Classes

Starting on Thursday 24th April from 6-7pm  just £20 for 6 weeks training, at Inspire Suffolk, Lindbergh Road. If you are looking to become more active and improve your fitness levels then Inspire Suffolk's Adult Fitness Camps could be for you!. For ... more »
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Inspire Suffolk
Dear Anita, Apologises the price should have stated £21 for the 6-week course.
Kim H
Hi Inspire Suffolk Can's see any details on your site of what's involved in adult fitness camp? I am fairly fit late 50's hence would like to know what's involved. Many thanks
Gary Jarvis to Stoke Park and 9 more areas

Parkrun Christchurch Park

Do you run or jog to keep fit? Do it on your own and fancy going to an organised/timed event every Saturday morning. Why not come down on Saturday morning at Christchurch Park and join us.  It's 5k and open to all ages and physical abilities. All you ... more »
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Gary Jarvis
The pensioner in his 80's, you must be talking about James.
Dave L
That's the guy - what a great chap. I once ran with James as Tail End Charlie and jokingly asked "So where are your mates today James?". His reply: "Well they only run three days a week and I like to get out for four" :D
Theo to Ipswich and 9 more areas

Barnardos Quiz at Rushmere

The Ipswich Barnardo Helpers’ Group are holding another Quiz Evening. Parking is in front of the hall. The doors will open at 7 o’clock and the Quiz will start promptly at 7.30 with a break in the middle for a Ploughman’s Supper. Please note that ... more »

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Rushmere St Andrew Village Hall, Humber Doucy Lane, Ipswich IP4 5SU

Apr 08
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John to Ipswich and 9 more areas

Going to a football match at Portman Rd.

Since moving to the town centre we have been discussing going to Portman Rd. to see a match, as we only live a few minutes walk away. Trouble is, not sure of the best way to buy tickets, where to buy tickets, best seats, where to sit etc etc. What seems ... more »
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Frank B
I buy my tickets online at http://www.itfcdirect.com/PagesPublic/Home/home.aspx, very easy and you can print them out to present at turnstile.Can leave it quite late if last minute decision. Co-op stand, towards one end rather than middle good compromise ... more »
John
Thanks Frank, very helpful, will give it a go soon.
Theresa H to Westbourne and 9 more areas

I am new on here.

I live on All Saints Road. If there is anyone near me who wants to chat then make contact.
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Theresa H
Hi Watchfull. I am sorry, but I have no idea why you are getting my posts in the wrong places. It wouldn't be anything me doing wrong at this end because all I am doing is sending the emails the usual way. Sorry! Can't you delete them?  Not sure about ... more »
Watchfull
Hi Theresa Please don't worry your posts are still being received on my SL but as the norm. if other people make a comment on SL they come through on my email first, and I assumed that if I made a comment or put a post on SL they did the same and came ... more »