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Garage recommendation

in Greenwich
Can anyone recommend a garage in Ipswich that will service and MOT our car at a reasonable price? Thanking you..
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Jacqueline S
Landspeed....opposite holiday Inn at Copdock (so very near you). It's large and behind the Proveeda garage. Very straightforward and profession. Average prices I think.

SCC survey residents parking Stoke Bridge area

Chris M1
in Ipswich Town Centre
The subject of residents parking in the Stoke Bridge area is being discussed once again. (3rd time since I have lived here!) Personally I think it is a waste of time. I think this is what could happen: There will be some time limited parking bays for ... [ more ]
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Victoria W
I’d like to thank Suffolk County Council for the opportunity to comment on these proposals. However, I have to say that the Consultation Leaflet came through the door with the usual fast food offers and it was only as I put it in the bin that I ... [ more ]
Paul S
Very well put Victoria W,i don't know where you live but you are looking at 2 sides. They have started to look at the Stoke area of town First,i know of a lot worse,all those side roads between Bramford rd and Bramford lane,not only is it difficult to ... [ more ]


John W inactive in Westbourne
Like being outdoors, want some exercise but don’t want to go to the gym, like to have a go at growing your own, don’t mind a bit of hard word? Then why not take on an allotment? Email for further details if you’re ... [ more ]
Jean A
We also have some vacant plots at Castle Hill Allotments.   We are also working on setting up a community plot which will be for people who don't want a full allotment but would like to grow a few vegetables   For our community plot, there will be ... [ more ]

Ipswich Museum

Ipswich Ltd
in Pinewood
I have stumbled across information on the I-AM project. This is... Ipswich Arts & Museums. I have to say I am glad Ipswich Borough Council failed to obtain funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. A rarely seen YouTube video of the plans aimed to ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Ltd
The reason I asked about the future of Ipswich's Museums is we already know of the joint scheme between Ipswich and Colchester but in order to get their funding they formed a new charity called the Ipswich Arts and Museums Trust (I-AM). The members ... [ more ]

Plumber Recommendation?

Martin H
in Ipswich Town Centre
We need to find a good plumber please to sort out some problems with our system. A local firm fitted a new bath, shower and basins etc and our water pressure has been absolutely rubbish ever since. They fitted a Salamandar pump but that's just packed ... [ more ]
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Martin H
Hello Andy, not sure what I did wrong but I thought I'd sent a private message yesterday lol. I will text you my landline number instead. Many thanks
Lewis L
I use Cleanup Services for plumbing and electrical work because I like the convenience of being able to book an appointment online.

Laptop repair

Joan L in Greenwich
Can anyone recommend a reliable person to sort out my laptop before I throw it out of the window please. Since upgrading to Windows 10 it's not been right.
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Although Windows 10 is not everyone's cup of tea, there are ways to make it work better. Come and speak to one of our local IT experts for free at Suffolk AgeUK Ipswich Help Centre (in Town Centre, opposite Sainsbury's) to get some some impartial ... [ more ]
Nothing wrong with Windows 10... you just need to read, search, and the set it up the way you want too.. Mine works just like Windows 7.. but its faster, and more secure. Just stick with it... it,s the best operation system.

Speak with confidence

Keith D
in Chantry
Do you want to become a better speaker, better presenter? Learn how to get you point across. Come along to Ipswich Speakers Club on Thursday 26th January at UCS Waterfront building, Neptune Quay,  Ipswich (7.30 to 10pm) A friendly, supportive and ... [ more ]


Angela C
in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi, Belstead Allotments have a couple of plots becoming vacant soon. If you are interested in growing your own fruit and vegetables or have any questions let me know.

The Bus Shelter Ipswich

The Bus Shelter Ipswich in Woolverstone
As some may of seen on social media and the press, we are in the process of getting and converting a double decker bus into a permanent hostel for the rough sleeps in ipswich. The bus will consist of 16/18 sleeping pods, kitchen, chill out area and a ... [ more ]


Girly G in Chantry
Wanted a pram or pushchair for a new grandma what is a reasonable price I don't mind second hand but I have just brought a lovely one and sadly no good breaks on it so starting looking again
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New Beginner Tai Chi Class

Witnesham Village Hall
Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
in Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
A new Beginners Class starts in Witnesham on Thursday 2nd February 2017 5.45pm. At Witnesham Village Hall, Church Lane, Witnesham. IP69JD £5 per class. Your instructor will be Marc Levy. Tai Chi is suitable for all adults. We welcome new beginners ... [ more ]
Hi, Can I join these classes at any time? Through work commitments I wouldn't be able to attend any session until March. I've viewed your website, seen other classes and locations, the same applies but some beginners classes and their time and ... [ more ]
The classes always welcome beginners. Anyone is free to learn by following any of our classes. We are all very generous to beginners and accepting of their limitations. Hope to see you soon.

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Ipswich Crime

Ipswich Ltd
in Pinewood
Very concerned about the crime spree in Ipswich recently.  Ten years after the serial killings and zest nightclub shootings, our very "sleepy town" has been awash with crime. Two fatal stabbings (two murders), arson, two more stabbings, and at least ... [ more ]
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Joanna A
I have no problem with paying higher taxes to fund things which benefit us all such as the NHS, education, law enforcement, the fire service, broader social care and many other things. The problem is in this country the politicians (of whatever ... [ more ]
Thomas L
Dear Joanna,  I couldn't agree with you more. It is my perception that developments will completely overtake the politicians - the pressures will just be too great. The country cannot afford the costs of care for the elderly based on the current ... [ more ]

80's/90's video themed fancy dress party night

Cathy W
in Pinewood
Hey all, are you in need of something to look forward to? Well.... I'm organising a fundraising event which is an 80's/90's video themed party Night it'll be held on Friday 28th April at the Manor Ballroom Ipswich tickets are £10 all proceedings are ... [ more ]

Ipswich buses

Angela C
in Ipswich Town Centre
I have just returned from town on a no 15A bus a young mum got on the bus with a tripper and lots of bags of shopping. People helped her put her shopping on the rack but by the time she reached her stop most had got off. The young lady driving the bus ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Ltd
I think Alex was referring to buses generally - but it was important to make the distinction as with the title of the topic. Chrissie W, this is the man running the bus company...

Sailmakers Post Office

Ipswich Ltd
in Pinewood
What are your experiences of this post office? Yesterday there was a 5pm cut off point. I was in the long queue at the post office. 3 members of staff were at the self-service machines (if you call them that) in the way so you couldn't use them. A ... [ more ]
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Nick G
I must admit I do still occasionally use The Post Office as I do still send letters and cards to friends and family, and I prefer to pay my rent, and buy my fishing licence through the post office in person. I dislike self service queues, and refuse ... [ more ]
Ipswich Ltd
Apparently the move is going ahead to WH Smith. By doing so they are opening themselves up to a lot of competition unless they were really struggling in Tower Ramparts for their up-sell.