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School Summer Fete

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

JUL 10
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St Pancras Primary School - Stratford Road
Everyone welcome and welcomed! Homemade cakes and jams. Raffles, tombolas, games, books and bric-a-brac. Trampoline, bouncy castle and beat the goalie! Relax with something cold and a burger from the barbecue whilst watching a karate demo and listening ... [ more ]

Car Boot Sale Claydon High School PTA

Clubs & Groups in Claydon

JUL 04
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Claydon High School playground, Church Lane, Claydon, IP6 0EG
Craig R
Saturday 4th July - 9am – 12pm (sellers from 8.30am) At the school IP6 0EG Proceeds from pitches to Claydon High School PTA, 20p entry fee (to be donated to Claydon Pre-school) Cars £5 pre-booked, £7 on the day Vans and trailers £8 pre-booked, ... [ more ]
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Claydon High PTA
Thankyou to everyone who came to support us - buyers and sellers. It was a small but successful event with a really friendly bunch of people and we as a family were very happy to return home with only one car full instead of two.....but with the addition ... [ more ]
Nadine H
Disappointing that there were not more stalls. But my girls had a great time and it would have cost me a fortune if there had been more! Perhaps you should try running it on a Sunday next time so you're not competing with needham car boot sale. Also, the ... [ more ]

Look after your neighbour

Local Conversations in Westerfield

Tina B
Our wheelie bins are emptied on Tuesday, however, it is now Thursday and walking to my gym class tonight I noticed both black and brown bins, still on the pavement. As a good neighbour I have wheeled them back on the driveway of where I believe they are ... [ more ]
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Mary T
Yes, over the years we have been truly neighbourly all round .  Not just us..  Looking out to help if needed.  And I know so many people doing the same in different locations. So do join in the folk that might be in a position to do so...

Qigong seminar for beginners 18-19 July

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We would like to invite everybody to take part in the next Zhong Yuan Qigong Level 1 seminar which will take place on 18-19 July 2015 at Castle Hill Community Centre. You will be able to learn about an ancient self-development system from the heart of ... [ more ]
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Hello Samantha, you are welcome to do just Saturday this time. There are two options - paying full seminar to attend Saturday this time and second day next time and getting a certificate; or paying half price to attend on Saturday without certificate. ... [ more ]

Broomhill Summer Fete

Clubs & Groups in Westerfield

Annie M
Our Summer Fete is on Saturday 4 July 12 - 4 pm, including bouncy castle, Punch & Judy, Face Painting, Craft Stalls, barbeque and entertainment by the Samba Band and Jitterbugs Dance Group.   The Mayor of Ipswich, Councillor Glen Chisholm will be ... [ more ]
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Bonsai show

Clubs & Groups in Westerfield

JUL 18
Capel st Mary by pass nursery
Gillian M
Ipswich bonsai society annual show at Capel by pass nursery 18 July 9.00 till 5.30 and 19 July 10.00 till 4.0. Time in heading transferred incorrectly. Free entry .


Clubs & Groups in Westbourne

JUL 04
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St Michael and All Angels Church, Martlesham Heath.
Barbara C
The Orwell Singers present a Star Spangled Night. Enjoy our independent production of music and stories fit for a summer celebration, with guest narrator Geoff Rogers. Tickets £8 adults, accompanied children 50p. Ticket price includes American style ... [ more ]

Stars and Stripes Concert

Clubs & Groups in Westbourne

JUL 04
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St Michaels and All Angels'Church Martlesham Heath IP5 3PL
Barbara C
The Orwell Singers will celebrate American Independence Day with a concert of music and words with an American flavour. Tickets £8 on the door which will include light refreshments American style.


Recommendations in Westerfield

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Anna C
Hi ! If the lady recommended above cannot help you , I would b happy for you to contact me as I do mobile treatments and pamper parties. Anna Chambers 07841915529

Whitton Baptist Church

Local Conversations in Sproughton

Whitton Baptist church
Everyone is welcome to our lovely Whitton Baptist church ..great Christian company and a wonderful service held by our Minister Stuart Balmer come and praise God and learn more about the Chtistian faith 🙏☺🙏☺🙏


Recommendations in Common, The

Janet A
Hi can anyone recommend an electrician? One of my douyble sockets in the kitchen is making an electrical buzzing noise & needs to be looked at.
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Maria S
Someone that does not know anything about electrics might not think of switching off the mains. As a young bride I thought I was being very clever and independent when I changed the wire on one of the wire fuses of the mains box without turning anything ... [ more ]


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Cats the killing of.

Local Conversations in Sproughton

Just recently I have heard that in the crofts area some one has been snaring cats,this is near to where I live. I have four cats which are part of my family. If any one knows any thing about this or the perpetrators,I ask please give the information to ... [ more ]
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Eddie M
I have known a few cat owners that have been responsible and have trained their cats. I speak from experience. Watch films and adverts with cats in. They can be trained. Having been in close contact with elephants, if they are treated correctly and ... [ more ]
Derick L
I have been reading the comments with regards to pets and their control.   I have no time for folks that administer cruelty to any animal but, there must be a reason why folks take to this kind of action.    I do not have any pets at the moment due to ... [ more ]

Jumble Sale

Clubs & Groups in Ipswich Town Centre

JUN 27
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11th Ipswich Scout Hall, Chesterfield Drive, Ipswich
Jumble sale lead by local Scouts and leaders fundraising for future planned activities for the group. Refreshments and cake stall also present. Come and support your local group.
Fernando C
Hi there, i will pop with my soon is 6 years in July , what is the age to join the scouts? Thanks
Hi, Please have a look at their website for a closer look at the group. Your son would be old enough to join Beavers, but please either pop along and have a chat with someone or give Fiona a call on: Beavers ... [ more ]

Carpenters and Plumbers

Recommendations in Westerfield

Ivan D
Good afternoon,I am new to the area and to streetlife. I need some work done in my house.Could anyone recommend a good and reliable carpenter and also a good and reliable plumber to me? Many thanks
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Excellent carpenter available please send an email with your request


Local Conversations in Rose Hill

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Sarah W
Bonfires of garden prunings too thick for the compost heap  with roast tatties in foil in the embers and sausages likewise, yum.  great summer evening [if we have summer], can invite the neighbours, and so long as nobody has washing on the line, where's ... [ more ]

Pilates Demo - Suffolk Show Today

Local Conversations in Kesgrave

If anyone is at the Suffolk Show today I'll be teaching the Pilates demos at the Suffolk sports tent. Come for a free class. Times, 11-12, 13-14 + 15-16. See you there
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I just been to Jazzi's class this evening and really enjoy it. I have never done anything like this before. I would recommend Jazzi's class to anyone.
I am running a competition today on Facebook. Simply search JazziPilates, 'like' and 'share' my post and you could win a free taster lesson. Simply search JazziPilates.

Cones on Public Council Land

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Morning all, Thought I might start a debate! I have noticed a huge increase of people putting cones out on council verges (outside their homes) and wondered what the majority of Streetlife readers thought - is it right or wrong?
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Honesty may hurt
In complete agreement about time to walk into town. Public transport is as said expensive, unreliable and can put those that are frail weak or vulnerable at risk. The papers are full of incidents. I digress, this is about us legally parking on council ... [ more ]

What do you know about the history of Castle Hill Community Centre?

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Castle Hill Community Centre
We were given this amazing photo of Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road. This is what it looked like at the beginning of the last century. What do you know about the history of our building? It would be great to hear from you.  Thank you. ... [ more ]
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Broomhill Summer Fete

Clubs & Groups in Westerfield

JUL 04
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Broomhill Library, (formerly Westbourne Library) Sherrington Road IP14HT
Julie A
The new Westbourne Samba Band will be performing - a lovely warm-up to get toes tapping before jitterbug dancing!

Help with Laptop (Windows 8.1)

Recommendations in Castle Hill

Mary T
Would be wonderful to meet some one who could occasionally help me with Windows 8.1.   Learning how to get round organising my photos and printing out photos and general things I find hard to  master...
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Mary T
Dave M.    Do you mean Bramford rd, rather than Bradford.  All the same thanks for the info.

afro caribbean hair

Recommendations in Westerfield

Jules K
Can anyone recommend a good afro caribbean hairdresser who does braids at a reasonable price. Either mobile or will go to their home in the Ipswich area. Thanks
Em M
Sally at Rejuvenation, 33 Norwich Rd. 07508 880 594. Been going there for over a year now (after nearby salon botched a hair cut!  Her prices are reasonable for Ipswich (though London is slightly cheaper if you happen to be there).

Personalised teddies

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Does anyone out there make or know of some one who makes personalised teddies ? A young friend of mine would like some personalised teddies made for her wedding in August. Don't know exactly what she wants, that would be for both parties to discuss.
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Derick L
If you wish to purchase BEARS of value then go to:- If you wish to visit this shop then you will find the lady owner very helpful and polite.  The address is: Jeffries of Bacton, Broad Road, Bacton Stowmarket.   This is a garage ... [ more ]


Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

It's 6pm, I'm in IP1 and there has been an incessant him for the last couple of hours. Anyone got any ideas as to what it might be?
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Margaret D
Hi Buzz, only just spotted your reply about the 'thumbs up' question.  Thanks for that! I am really enjoying the back and forth banter of the conversation.  Its really funny at times.  It gives us all a laugh.
Glen H
My brother pointed out the hum was actually featured in an episode of the Xfiles titled "Drive" as well. I'd forgotten about it as I hadn't really re-watched it since it was first on TV!


Give, Lend & Borrow in California

Jeffery J inactive
Hi, Im looking for an old double sofa bed, Dont care about the cover or condition as I plan to stroi down and just use the frame in my campervan. Anyone getting rid of an old sofa bed, I can collect.