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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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I emailed Mark Ling and within 10mins received a phone call -- I contacted Mark because I found out he has his own website and is in favour of a NBP and has been for along time -- he told me a lot in confidence which would be wrong of me to pass on ... [ more ]
Ipswich Ltd
I am not sure how they assemble their cabinet - does anyone know? Is it simply a case of handing out sweets to people of their liking? This goes to show how much of a shambles the operation is... a leader plus 8 cabinet members... Suffolk population ... [ more ]

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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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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Julia G
Hi Jo Thanks so much for your quick reply and help. I've passed this on so hopefully it will work out well. All the best! Julia

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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Carol C
Many thanks for the recommendations.  I have spoken to BM Car Body Centre and will follow up next week.
Tony H
Good for you. Let us know how you get on. We rarely get a follow up to this sort of request for a recommendation.

Carpenter needed

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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
Hi Sandie, I'd love to give it a try but I'm about to go away for a few days, could I start on 25th when I'm back?
Pat C
Hi Pauline it's a really friendly group & I'm an OAP also. It's a small group & we give each other helpful feedback on our efforts. Hope to see you


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.
Jean G
cat protection need voluteers in the shop for sat and sundays they are in bramford lane phone Ipswich--742226

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

Continuation NBP

in Castle Hill
Streetlife have closed our NBP debate down which is their policy to do so after six mouths-- and I think we ought to thank Streetlife for allowing us to run for that length of time-- should we keep this continuation going at least until we get the ... [ more ]
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Have just started the third part of this debate off under the heading of -- Continuation NBP part 3  --  have a gander folks --
Ipswich Ltd
No need to drop buzzwords like "Brexit", it has been fact checked that on average farmers make more money by subsidy than agriculture and this isn't safe in the future as the EU subsidy is likely to disappear. It is highly unlikely that the government ... [ more ]

New Year Resolution ? Want to help others ?

British Red Cross
in Castle Hill
Can you make a cup of tea, help someone with their shopping, and make someone's day? The British Red Cross is looking for volunteers to provide practical and emotional short term support to people living in Ipswich and the surrounding areas coming ... [ more ]

Severe cold weather warning for Suffolk and Essex

Paul R
in Castle Hill
Look out for others – remember to keep an eye out for elderly relatives, neighbours and friends. Spare a few moments if you can to pop round for a chat

Printer repair dell model

Ginny S in Westerfield
Can anyone recommend a dell printer repairer? Please let me know, I am on the IP1 area but wiki Lying to travel to get mine fixed at a reasonable rate. Thanks.
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Ginny S
Thanks will do as suggested. Printer was very expensive. New ones are less bulky and life span better
Ginny S which model of Dell printer is it? In case you didn't know, you can get a very good all-in-one wireless inkjet printer with automatic duplex printing for around £50.

virgin media

Jim G
in Common, The
hi i  wondering has any body had the same problem as me i got my bill this week and it was 50 pounds more than it should after investigation i found out somebody had been watching adult movies i know it was not us but after speaking with virgin thy ... [ more ]
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Alex G
David B. I thought that would be a great idea to reset the pin,as I live alone  but it got a bit confused with the bit that followed on AFTER your helpful instructions! I reached "RESET your PIN", but then 'clicking blue'brought up "Select TiVo box : ... [ more ]
David B
hi SORRY BEEN BUSY THIS WEEK, OK,  got as far as 'press blue button' but did not get any further. Must be a Virgin glitch! I tried this and it did work. Press home go to Help & Settings then Perental control enter pin  1234 default click ' Change ... [ more ]

Ipswich railway station forecourt

Matthew H
in Ipswich Town Centre
Any news on when this very overrun project, including the associated signals and resurfacing at the Princes Street/Burrell Rd/Ranelagh Rd junction, is due to be completed? Originally completion was due by July 2016!
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Ken L
Slightly gone off topic. Started about the road works, and ends up complaining about taxi prices

Spare boxes?

Barbara C
in Westbourne
My daughter is moving into a rental property after Christmas and is in need of some packing boxes. If you have any please message me and I will pass it on to her. Thanks.
Daniel J
You can ask the cleaners at the hospital. Always throwing loads. Or even pop to the supermarkets. You can get some big ones from them.
Terry M
When I have wanted some Boxes The Coop at the Dales has always been helpful. As Daniel says lots of shops etc usually helpful

Dales road park meeting?

Daniel J
in Akenham
Hi I was wondering if anyone knew when the meeting was for the park. I'm interested in giving some time and maybe plants to them. But can't find any info for when it is.
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I thought that friends of the dalEs met every Wednesday morning at the dalEs park area. Don't know which entrance. I think that the latest information is on the notice board at the harts carpet end
Daniel J
Thanks guys. Yeah it's every second Wednesday of the month. At 10. Managed to get a good few hours with them. A good bunch of guys.

Gift Vouchers

Horrible tasting water

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Andrew T (The First) west ips
Not only does it effect the taste etc but if you are a fish keeper like me you have to treat every drop of water you put in your aquarium or pond, otherwise you can kill the fish. I dont see AW offering to pay for the treatments i have to use.

TIME ART 001 - 161209

Douglas W
Hi Folks ! We saw Rod Frost playing at the Flying Horse on Friday Night !!! You are all invited to come and see him play again at his next gig on Friday 23rd December ... Flying Horse Inn, 4 Waterford Rd, Ipswich IP1 5NW ... [ more ]


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Jean G
peter willis on Ipswich 682778 leave a message as he's always busy although I think he has his son working with him now !
Peter C
Hi. I am happy to give you a quote. Please call me on 07527855770 to arrange date and time. You can also visit my FB page on