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Removals

Lou P in Belstead
Can anyone please provide a removal service on either Monday 3 October or Wednesday 5 October to move the contents of a 3 bed house in Holland on Sea to Ipswich? Not tons of boxes, mostly a couple of sofas, beds and bikes/golf clubs but would ... [ more ]
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Town centre shops

Andy A in Ipswich Town Centre
Does anyone know of any shops in the town centre that sell interesting gifts and things like vintage style stationery. There used to be a really good shop behind the bank on Cornhill that sold a large variety of really nice and unusual gifts.
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Linda E
The Tourist Information Centre in St Stephen's Church have lots of nice gift ideas; mugs, prints, books, jewellery etc as well as cards.

asda supermarket

Jean G in Ipswich Town Centre
hi streetlifers does anyone know what they are going to do at asda stoke park ? as today when I went down there they had blocked some of the carpark of and put loades of portacabins there . I thought that the petrol station that they wanted to build ... [ more ]
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George
Shall not be using Asda until works are finished,parking already can be tight there let alone losing all those parking places , be it temporary.
Simon B
Every time I have been to Asda, either in the car or on foot, never had an issue with parking in the 7 years that the store has been open.

Wanted scrap metal or old wire/cable please

Andy P in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi I'm looking for scrap metal old wire or car or leisure batteries in the Ipswich area please? I can collect in my car, I can cut bigger items down and some times have access to a friends van, I appreciate any offers and pleased to help make some ... [ more ]
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Tree Surgeon/Arborist

Patricia D in Ipswich Town Centre
Can anyone recommend a knowledgable, reliable and professional tree surgeon/arborist please? We need some advice about the trees in our garden, having moved recently to the Ipswich area.
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Coffee morning

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Angela C in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi all you walkers and dog walkers, we are having a coffee morning in aid if Somersham ward the cancer unit support group at Ipswich hospital. There will be cakes, jams, chutney a book sale, also a tombola. If anyone is interested in taking a plot or ... [ more ]

Garden fence

Jenny A in Ipswich Town Centre
We are looking for a reliable and efficient fencer to replace the slatted fence at the end of our garden. Can anyone recommend please?
Joan L
Boxted fencing. 01206 272797 they fabricate panels so are more competitively priced. They use their own people. We have used them many times and have never been unhappy.

Bus route

John W in Westbourne
With reference to the bus route 14, I’m very sad to note that the Saturday time table has been reduced to 3 buses per day. This means that should I need to go into town after 2pm for whatever reason I will have to get a cab or struggle up the hill to ... [ more ]
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Spotty Dog
@SF, yes of course his post gets "seen by others" wherever he posts it but is less likely to gain sympathisers and supporters for his cause. Perhaps I should have added that it would be better for John W to change the area in his profile to the area ... [ more ]
Ipswich Entrepreneur
Have you considered dial-a-ride (or similar)? The following link may be of interest. http://communities.suffolkonboard.com/my-area/ipswich/

Where are our police after 6pm

Kathleen E in Rose Hill
I live just off Belstead Road in IP2 area of town. We are now having to put up with revving noisy speeding racing motorbikes & scooters in the Stoke Park area and along footpaths from Belstead Road to Downing Close, where are the police to prevent ... [ more ]
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Kathleen E
I do hope to be attending the SWAC meeting at St Peters Church this coming Tuesday evening at 6:30pm. I will be interested to see if this question regarding lack of police on our streets after 6pm is tackled!

Another New Beginners Tai Chi Class!

Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich in Suffolk Tai Chi Academy Ipswich
It's a busy time for Suffolk Tai Chi Academy.   A new Beginners Class starts in Ipswich. Tuesday13th September 2016, 2:00-3:30pm. Location the Dove St Inn on Grimwade St and Dove St. IP4 2LA. £2.00 per class. Your instructor will be our newest ... [ more ]
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Eddie M
Sammi M  I believe that parking is available if you go down Grimwade St, then down the second turning on the right into the College. Otherwise try a bus if you have the time. Good luck, look forward to seeing you tomorrow. Eddie
Sammi M
Thank you for getting back to me  Eddie M .  I'm sorry to say that I was unable to make the class this week.  Let's hope next week holds out better for me.

Waste Site Extended Hours

Keith D in Chantry
Now that we're into Autumn, officially anyway, the extended hours at the local site and I guess all of them no longer apply. That is six hours less opening. Local site was as busy as ever today. So I guess we can look forward to it re-opening on ... [ more ]

Kindle fire

Leavenheath in Wherstead
Anyone able to recomend where I can get my Kindle fixed. Didn't charge last night, already getting withdrawal symptoms!
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Leavenheath
Thank you everyone, The hard reset worked Richard G, should have thought of that, done it before. To many things on my mind is my excuse!

Computer, printer

Suzanne M in Wherstead
Anyone interested in a Mac mini, late 2012, minus keyboard/mouse, and a printer? Mac mini; Processor 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 - Memory 4GB 1600 MHz DDR3 - Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 512 MB - Software OS X 10. 8. 5 (12F45) Printer; HP PSC 2355 ... [ more ]
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Table Top sale

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The Meeting Place Centre in Ipswich Town Centre
Table top sale. Tables £5 each. Time 10am set up 11am doors open. Finish 2pm . Cafe open 10 til 3pm. To book table call on 01473 745470 mags mobile number 07985638026 email magsfortune50@hotmail.co.uk

Asda trolley's

Angela C in Ipswich Town Centre
$ Asda trolley’s all parked together in Stoke park drive, it is the same chap that takes them isn't there any cctv or security to stop this ?
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Alex G
Some few years ago, trollies were being left around the place in Tendering and often ended up pushed into a stream. I heard that the authority that had had to clean them out of the waterway, then took action by imposing a fine on the now departed ... [ more ]
J D
Those trolley tokens aren't cheap to buy either!! So probably would encourage people to take them back.

Silicon cake decorating moulds

Jules in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi, does anybody have any cake decorating moulds relating to the birth of a baby girl to borrow or buy?  I am looking for something like baby feet, teddies, baby clothes, bottles, letters etc where you use sugar icing to make the decorations. Or if ... [ more ]

Football!

Wendy A in Ipswich Town Centre
Am I the only one who thinks that it was outrageous that there were so many police present for the match on Sunday? My paramedic daughter and her paramedic partner were refused help by the police when they had to attend a patient in a volatile ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Entrepreneur
I quite agree Wendy, I assume it is because (unless I am mistaken) ITFC have to pay towards the policing so the police force see it as an additional income.  I don't see why some of the police there couldn't have been on standby for other ... [ more ]
Richard G
It has always had high numbers policing it , nothing new. Those there would have had their day off cancelled too from all over Suffolk and only in duty to police the match nothing else. If the supporters could behave then zero police officers would ... [ more ]

Fold up bicycle

Joan L in Greenwich
I have an older fold up bike. Could do with some tidying up but has good tyres and brakes. Free to anyone who would like it.
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Football area in parks?

Kathy P in Pinewood
Does anyone know a good park for playing football? My son says the Ellenbrook green area is too rough (though I often see other lads playing there!). A permanent goal would be ideal, though not essential, just flattish grass! Thank you for any ... [ more ]
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Podiatrist/Chiropodist

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dog poo on path

Neva R in Blacksmith's Corner
I'm fed up with avoiding dog poo on the path in jovian way. I walk up their every week to pick my grandchildren up and there is always lots of dog poo all the way up the path. People who let their dog do that shouldn't be allowed to have pets.
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Tony B
Alex G..Neva might live in Blacksmiths outside the borough but she was commenting on Jovian Way inside the borough!

Plumber/bathroom fitter

D in Washbrook Street
Can anyone recommend a good/reliable plumber/bathroom fitter who could give a quote to remodel our bathroom ? (Remove bath, replace with walk in shower and retile floor and walls) Many thanks
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Paul F
I have found Don's Plumbing to be really good - reliable, highly competent and very tidy You can get Don on 01473 310856.

CRESS Community Market and Cafe

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ActivGardens in Ipswich Town Centre
Taste of Summer at Community Garden market Fresh produce harvested from the People’s Community Garden will be on offer at CRESS Community Market and Cafe at the CRESS Pavilion on Friday 19th August , from 10 am to 12.30 pm. You will also get the ... [ more ]

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