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Peter G to Castle Hill and 5 more areas

Ipswich star website

Getting annoyed.I don't have the newest pc in the world,but every time i open the Ipswich star website,it takes ages to fully load,starts playing random adverts,various polls ask me if i have a few spare minutes and then freezes.This happens on no other ... more »
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Watchfull
Hi Peter G  this might help   ipswichstar.co.uk/  click on login  enter your email address and pass word and you should not get any trouble.   that's what I do. if you do keep getting trouble re go to Ipswich.co.uk/ and click onto their help box,  hope ... more »
Matt C
Or just by the paper. A lot better
Hayley S to Westbourne and 9 more areas

Dancing Through Time

Travel back in time 100 years to the fun of the Music Hall, then journey back to the present day, stopping off along the way to revisit many favourite songs - you'll be treated to hits from every decade! From Dame Vera Lynn, The Beatles, Chubby Checker, ... more »

Ipswich Regent

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Carol C to Castle Hill and 8 more areas

Dog Boarding Kennels

Does anyone have any recommendation for good boarding kennels where I can put my dog for a week please?  I know the Copdock Kennels have a good reputation but just wondering if anyone has experience of any of the others.
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Tim M
We have always used Bourne Hill , always friendly and happy staff , dog always come back happy and smelling nice
Carol C
Thank you for the recommendations. I have been out to Browngates this morning and booked my dog in there, as they are the right side of town for me and very convenient.  It is useful to know about alternatives though, in case they are fully booked any ... more »
Watchfull to Castle Hill and 9 more areas

Helpful Streetlifer

Over a month ago I asked for help, the problem my roof gutter needed cleaning out and I am too old for climbing ladders, S here said he would come around and do it for me as a good will favour for nothing, what a pleasant shock he knocked on my door this ... more »
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Watchfull
Hello thediceman so you offered to help some one, then for one reason or the other you could not, please don't upset your self, things like that happen to all of us at some time in our lives, as for the warnings to the OPs some one was not thinking right ... more »
S here
Thats very interesting about charity organisers (thediceman) it seem they are taking over everything they can make money from to fund their silly high salaries,
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 »
Debi K
I find HighTop to be very helpful and reasonably priced :)
Theresa S to California and 9 more areas

Home help/ cleaner etched

Hello everyone This is my first post here. Please can I just advise anyone needing home help or a cleaner in their home, to always request a crb (DBS ) check. I run my own cleaning company withy husband and daughters, I'm not promoting my business. But I ... more »
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Deejay tony W
As a Mobile DJ & Radio Presenter I also have a CRB (incase of any childrens parties) plus Public Liability of £5 million.  It's not that costs, I think about £11.00 per month.
Andy B
Thankyou for the information guys, Any particular companies better for public liability Insurance?. I have an enhanced Crb for my daily job so not sure if I'd need to do another one. I think I'll have to start up a new thread/posting on here as I didn't ... more »
Shaun N to California and 9 more areas

Allotments ePetition

Hello Anyone who has an interest in allotments or a desire to not see this important resource possibly ruined for good might be interested in taking a moment to consider this recent ePetition: http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/61225 Thanks ... more »
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Emma R
We have vacant plots at the Norwich Rd Allotments situated at the end of Broadway Lane off Norwich Rd if anyone is interested. We would love to see all the plots being used so if you are interested please get in contact with me 01473 221011
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 »
Jo G to California and 9 more areas

Suffolk Police Control Room

Have just received this latest news......... Thank you for taking the time to show your support for the campaign to keep the Suffolk police control room in Suffolk. Because of our campaign Tim Passmore, the Suffolk PCC, has already agreed to a public ... more »
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Kesgrave cameras .
I spent fourteen years of my life working as a dispatcher/controller/call taker in Suffolk Police Control Room before coming out on a health pension a few years ago. Whilst there I saw many changes, all of which were for the benefit of the accountants, ... more »
Jo G
I so agree with you Kesgrave Cameras, it is my fear that we will get a much poorer service from Norfolk, it's rediculous we can only stop by it making our voices heard. God bless Gordon Roberts a man with wonderful common sense of knowing that local ... more »
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.
Jo L to Rushmere Street and 7 more areas

Sewing group

Hi, Does anyone know of a sewing group / club East Ipswich. I have looked online but cannot find anything. I'm thinking of setting my own up if nothing is about. Thanks Jo :)
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Silvergran
Only females have been there on the times I've gone.  If you are interested, send me a pm with your tel number and I'll give you further details.
Lattice B
You are welcome to start one at my pub ladies
Tom R to Witnesham and 9 more areas

Speeding cars

Hi, Not sure if anyone else is on here from Witnesham but I'm sick of the speeding traffic racing through, especially bus's/coaches!! What can be done? Thanks
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Richard G
Get together with your neighbours and start parking in the road outside of your homes , zig zag the parking giving enough space to alllow them to pass but having to slow down and be more careful , put up a sign in the cars stating why you are doing it . ... more »
Paul K
Hi Tom,  I received an email from my daughters school with regards to Community Speed Watch where you can use speed camera equipment in conjunction with the police in your local are and use the evidence to prosecute, i have seen this used in Ipswich, ... more »
I'm with Kleeneze
Watchfull to Castle Hill and 9 more areas

To all Newbys

Welcome to all the Newbies Just like have been said by others on here you can join in all the chats, offer your own opinion on many different topics that come up from time to time, help each other with problems, pull each others leg but with out getting ... more »
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Janet A
There are 2 classes held at Castlehill Community Centre there is on on a Monday during the day not sure of times speak to Anaick at Castlehill on 01473 747053 & another one on a Wednesday night 7.15pm - 8.30pm run by Caroline Glason I've been told ... more »
Judith D
Thank you Janet A. Much appreciated.
Watchfull to Castle Hill and 9 more areas

Power cuts

We had two short power cuts last night any body know why? and did they effect you in your area? hope you remembered to check your oven and alarm clocks etc.
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baileys
we had two tuesday night, no idea why, havent heard anything, just one side of shenstone drive
Alex G
Might it have been during the sudden but short storm during the early hours? I did not have a power cut, but my phone reacted to the lightning, and it might well be that a short surge  tripped some network safety trips.
Watchfull to Castle Hill and 9 more areas

Suffolk control room

Have any one heard or know what the latest is, this would seem to have gone very quiet.
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Watchfull
Ben R I certainly hope you are correct on this, I for one hope it stays in Suffolk we have already let Norfolk and Norwich purloin too much from us as it is.
Alex G
Article about the issue in EADT of 17 March, Pages 1,4,5. Also follow this link to access the Suffolk Police Commissioner's page: http://www.suffolk-pcc.gov.uk/news/norfolk-suffolk-collaboration-panel-27-february-2014  and follow on to a page that ... more »
baileys to Castle Hill and 9 more areas

lazy neighbours

I have 5 neighbours that share my garden bounderies. Now, I am a council tenant who have always kept my garden nice. During the last few years it  has became harder due to mobility problems. My step daughter comes regularly every week during summer to ... more »
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baileys
have read your link simon, very helpful thank you
O J M
Try Age Concern.  They have volunteers who will help with problems like yours.  Weed killer will kill off all the insect life and is not very organic.  All very well for people to say use it but they don't think of the consequences to our little ... more »
Watchfull to Castle Hill and 9 more areas

Control HQ for Ipswich & Suffolk

Tim Passmore is giving every one the chance to have their say on where the control room should be based, if it do get moved it could mean the loss of 170 jobs or more, if you want your say click on link www.surveymonkey.com/s/ if you can not make it on ... more »
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Watchfull
Where on earth did you get that from? if Mr Passmore and we the people of Ipswich and Suffolk have been hoodwinked then the those responsible should be chucked out what ever position they hold, and dare I say it, have their arses kicked, but of course it ... more »
Ben R
Deal far from done, nobody in any position of power in Suffolk believes for one second that Tim Passmore will agree to merge the control room with Norfolk. Unlike the previous Police Authority, his direct election means he is immediately accountable to ... more »
Susan S to California and 9 more areas

Found 2 coats in Spring Road

2 coats...1 gents, 1 ladies...found in Spring Rd yesterday (Fri 21st) lunchtime. Think they must have been left on car roof and fell off, possibly when turning a corner?
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Watchfull to Castle Hill and 9 more areas

Re Survey

I have just had an email from the police HQ if any one can get on the link that I gave you for Tim Passmore's survey please try www.surveymonkey./com/s/suffolkcontrolroomsurvey if you cant let me know and I will do my best to find out what the heck is ... more »
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Jo G
Did you try the links on my post, I cheched and they worked. Well done for signing I just hope others have too. :-)
Roz B
I did mine from papers like ipswich star  also east anglia times
Castle Hill Community Centre to Westbourne and 9 more areas

You are creative! days of Creative Fun!

Organised by Ko-An Arts on behalf of Activities Unlimited from 10am to 5pm. Open to 9-24 yr olds with additional needs and their siblings! At Community Action Suffolk - Castle Hill CC, Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DG On Monday, 7th April and Tuesday, ... more »

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Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6DG

Apr 07
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