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Henley Gate Development Approved

Carol C
in Sproughton
Very disappointed from the Ipswich Star article to see this has now been given the go-ahead as SCC have dropped their objections on the infrastructure issues, but there is no mention in the Ipswich Star article as to how these are to be resolved.  ... [ more ]
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David R
Spot on Ipswich Ltd. I think some people are now waking up to the fact that support for a NBP is really gaining momentum with the population of the Town. For electric cars to become the norm let alone self drive will be years, the weekend papers were ... [ more ]
Ipswich Ltd
The growing support may double or triple next week - or month.  I think anyone arguing taxis or electric vehicles as reducing congestion doesn't understand what congestion is. The space the vehicle takes up on the road and not how it propels itself. ... [ more ]

Continuation NBP part 3

in Castle Hill
Streetlife closed our debate down --Northern Bypass for Ipswich which had around about 650 hits plus -- our second heading -- Continuation NBP is about to be shut down also with about 370 hits -- we are now awaiting the out come of talks this spring ... [ more ]
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Joanna A
Are Orwell Ahead planning any sort of campaign for public office? An independent candidate in the GE for instance? I'm sure they would gain a lot of local support given the mess caused by the squabbling between the two councils. There are plenty of ... [ more ]

Death Cafe

in Ipswich Town Centre
Don't forget.....Death Cafe, Thursday, 2pm at the Cycle Cafe. See my wonderful tee shirt, all the way from Mexico, chat about death and associated things, have tea/coffee/cake and meet some lovely people.  See you there.
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Interested  how are you going to let people know about the meeting times etc when streetlife shut down if you do it through Nextdoor you will lose your privacy?
Liz O
Watchfull Anyone who is interested in joining or continuing with the Death Cafe can Private Message me their email address so we can keep in contact after Streetlife closes. It looks like Interested has left but I already have contact details.


in Castle Hill
My gas oven needs a good clean and oven bulb -- help -- can you recommend anyone
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I do keep phoning Jon Widdick all I get is an answering machine? -- anyone else out there with an alternative person in mind, who can do the job?
Joe S
Just tried him myself. Answer phone again. Tried someone who knows Jon well and he's not answering either. If I find anything out will let you know.

Timber wanted

Julie M
in Rushmere St Andrew
Has anyone got any old timber they want disposed of (i.e. An old shed or outbuilding). We are planning to build an outside space this summer and would like to recycle some timber thanks

Parking Wars - Dales Road

in Ipswich Town Centre
It is apparent having spoken to a lady living close to the garage/shops in Dales Road the issues of parking are still unresolved........ The garage Park excess stock and cars for repair in the road and in the car spaces adjacent to the shops. These ... [ more ]
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Mimz K
Perhaps the police should put tickets on the cars if they go over the time limit, I am sure they arrive at 8.05 am if you park on a single line any day at Sherrington Road!


Kevan H in Castle Hill
Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced architect who would be able to provide me with suggestions and plans for an extension we would like to have built.

New year, new hobby!

Joanne Rolph BA(Hons), LTCL, ALCM, PGCE, FISM
in Joanne Rolph BA(Hons), LTCL, ALCM, PGCE, FISM
Piano, flute,clarinet,saxophone and music theory lessons available. Over 20 years experience and DBS enhanced check. Weekday evenings, Saturday mornings and some daytime spaces available.  Gift vouchers available. Please contact me for details.
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Elaine C
Hi Jo My daughter, when young, started with recorder lessons and then progressed to the flute etc.  She would like her six year old son to follow a similar path but is struggling to find any local teachers.  Do you teach the recorder by any chance ... [ more ]

Friendly mobile foot care in the comfort of your own home.

Footcare 2U - Mobile foot care clinic.
in Footcare 2U - Mobile foot care clinic.
Hello I'm Deborah, I am a registered and fully insured foot health practitioner, offering foot care in the comfort of your own home. Covering Ipswich and the surrounding area. Please feel free to take a look at my page. I offer a friendly, ... [ more ]
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Sharon P
Will be in touch had mine done by usual person last week and she cut my foot really badly leaving me in pain on walking not what I needed will contact you when they need doing again

Pine lodge

Julie E
in Westerfield
Hello my name is Julie and we have enjoyed living here for almost 4 years. I run a bed and breakfast which has been really successful!

New Year's Resolution- Join Rushmere Creative Writers

Rushmere Creative Writers
in Rushmere Creative Writers
Hi, we're a friendly group who enjoy writing and we're looking for new members to swell our numbers. Enjoyed writing at school? Always thought you've got a novel inside you that just needs coaxing out? Why not give us a try? We meet on Wednesday ... [ more ]
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Lynn L
Thank you for a super evening, I really enjoyed myself and went home in a very enthusiastic mood, I hope it lasts. I meant to ask you Sandie where you go for Tai Chi, if that's how it's spelt?
Jeannie A
Sally Wilden came to one of our writing groups at Woodbridge Library.  We paid for a two hour session.

Vinyl wrap

in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi guys. I'm looking for someone who can do fridge/freezer vinyl wrap. I have already got the vinyl. I'm also looking for an electrician to fit some lounge lights.
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Rushmere Creative Writers

Sandy H
in Broke Hall
A big thank you to everyone who contacted me about joining our group. Such a massieve response that we're currently full. But if you'd like to join us please contact me and I'll add you to our waiting list. Keep writing!!

Death Cafe

in Ipswich Town Centre
Next Death Cafe meeting is next week, Thursday Jan 26th. Everyone is welcome. We meet at the Cycle Cafe, Tower Street, Ipswich at 2pm. Be lovely to see you there. Easy to recognise me as I'll be the one in the Death Day tee shirt. (Believe me, you'll ... [ more ]
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Angela W
I'm glad you've given a description of yourself.  I  would hate to walk up to the wrong person and ask them if they are interested, it could be difficult to explain

Fire wood

Rushmere Handyman
Sam Clark lives on the bridge in Tuddenham same side as the Fountain. He is a Tree Surgeon. Sure he can point you in the right direction and you could strike up a deal with him to supply you logs on a regular basis ?

Sidegate Lane Allotments

Lindsy C
in California
Hi I'm currently in charge of lettings at Sidegate Lane Allotments, Sidegate Lane Ipswich. I have several plots available now. The plots are full size(10 Rods) and cost £40.90 a year, some need a bit of work but if you think it's something that may ... [ more ]

Fence Panels x 2 Fence and Fence Post x 1 to Provide & Fit them

Janet A
in Common, The
Hi can anyone recommend a carpenter/gardener/handy man that can provide 2 x 6' tall regular fence panels and fence 1 post & fit them in the Ipswich area.
James A
Janet, Try John Blair of JB Turf & Landscapes on 01473 890740. He has supplied and fitted fencing for us on two occasions and both times his prices were very reasonable and the work was completed quickly and to a very good standard. John works ... [ more ]
John of JB has done quite a bit of work for us in the last few years and I can completely endorse what James A has said. I would never use anyone else.

Dishwasher Door Cable

Denise H in Westerfield
Left side dishwasher door cable just snapped. Anyone suggest a decent repair man. Not big job. Had right hand side done last year didn't take long but can't remember who did it!

Recommendations for reasonably priced vehicle bodywork repairers please

Carol C
in Sproughton
Can anyone recommend any bodywork repairers that would be able to do some cosmetic repairs on an van conversion type motorhome please?  It is an older vehicle in good tidy condition but now needs new sills plus patch repairs where some rust is ... [ more ]
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Carpenter needed

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Barbara in Ipswich Town Centre
Does anyone know a plumber who is willing to take on a small job please? I just need a new kitchen sink fitted. With thanks - Barbara
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Non francise Volvo garage

Ian W
in Racecourse
Hi  I have recently bought a Volvo and wondered if anyone could recommend a non-francise garage which specialises in working on Volvo cars in the Ipswich area. Thanks Ian
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Lost scarf, but now found

Hugh B
in Castle Hill
Chantry Park is one of the places we use to walk our dog. Yesterday near the end of our walk my wife realised she had dropped her scarf. Without retracing our steps we gave it up as lost forever. We took the same route today and some kind soul had ... [ more ]


Susan F
in Castle Hill
hi any animal charitys local to ipswich that would like two willing helpers?. i dont mind the dirty jobs. my partner is a car driver.

Found in Christchurch Park Area - Blue Bike

Ingrid W
in Westerfield
I found an abandoned bike this evening and would like to reunite it with its owner. It has a lock wrapped around the centre bar so I will presume that the owner has the key to open it. Please contact me if you can help. Thanks