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Ipswich Old Cemetery

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SMM
Has anyone been to the baby area at the old cemetery over the last few days? I went up there this afternoon and was very upset to see that it had either been vandalised or that when the strimmers went between the tiny graves  they did quite a bit of ... [ more ]

PS Vita

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Brian V
Can anyone guide me in the right direction with regards to a PlayStation Vita? I am trying to get some games installed on it using an emulator or hack. Will pay.

bingo

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Katrina H
Hi everyone, just to remind you all that its bingo night at Bourne Vale Club on Friday 28th August. The snowball jacket is worth £210 to the lucky winner who calls in 41 numbers or less. This is very family friendly so everyone young and old are welcome. ... [ more ]

Any St Mark's parents on here?

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John B
Hi - are there any St Mark's Primary School parents on here? Still trying to sort out my after-school childcare situation... Would welcome some advice from fellow parents at the school!
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J D
Have you tried contacting the early years team at Suffolk County Council? They have suggestions for childminders and child care where they collect the child from a particular school. May be worth a try.

Fundraiser Disco

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Table Top sale

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Solar panel installation

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Lynda H
Morning streetlifers! Considering solar panels.....buying own...not 'rental'. To provide electricity and water heating. Your experiences and advice please?
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Help Needed Please.

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SMM
I wonder if there is a kind soul on SL who has researched their family tree successfully. I have tried this myself without much luck and wonder if I'm doing something wrong. I'm not very good with computers and so would be grateful if someone might take ... [ more ]
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Tina D
I was doing this for sometime and doing very well when I got contacted by a cousin of my Dad via Ancestry,co,uk. He had already traced one branch of the family back to 1524! I then got distracted and was busy updating my files with all of his ... [ more ]

Any local amateur astronomers on here?

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John B
Hope we'll be able to see the Perseid shower over the next day or two! Any advice for getting the best view, weather permitting, please?
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Anna C
Sat out two nights ago 11-1pm, wrapped up warm coz it was chilly! Looked north east, in the area down from Cassiopeia (to the left of the W and down a bit), to the right of the Plough. Saw planes but no meteors. However, when I gazed around to the east ... [ more ]

Disco

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The Meeting Place Centre
Summer theamed Disco at The Meeting Place Community Centre. Limerick close pop along in ya bright summer gear and boogie the night away 6pm til 11pm Tickets £5 adults and £2.50 children, support workers free. Drinks and snacks available from the tuck ... [ more ]
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The Meeting Place Centre
Hi sorry been away it was the 8th but as stated by leavenheath next one is friday 28th its a 80/90 theamed disco prices as stated .hopefully there will be bbq food on sale. Mags

Dining Table, 4 chairs & one Carver

£100.00 in Ipswich Town Centre

Dianne B
For sale Yew wood dining table and 4 matching chairs plus one carver.  Measures 5ft (153cm) extending to 6ft 6 (198cms), width 34inches (86 cms).  Table in excellent condition.  Chair seats showing some wear and tear. COLLECTION ONLY. Please send private ... [ more ]

asda car park and asb

Local Politics in Washbrook

Nadia C
Hi all those who live in Stoke Park near Asda. I'm trying to gauge the amount of anti sociable behaviour that happens on the car park and surrounding area in evening. Some residents are calling me to tell me of incidents and I want to feed it all back to ... [ more ]

Gas Engineer and Plumber

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John B
Can anyone recommend a gas engineer (for boiler servicing) and a plumber (mainly for issues with radiators and internal pipe work), covering the Maidenhall or Chantry area, please?
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John B
Amazingly impressed with Bosmere Gas Services. No need for me to suffer cowboys any longer! Thanks once more Susan P and Adrian C :)

Bourne Vale Social Club

Clubs & Groups in Wherstead

Katrina H
The club have some great nights out coming up over the coming weeks Thursday 3rd September we have an evening with Stephanie Carr who is a very well known medium. Tickets are available from the club @ £10 each. Saturday 5th September there is a Motown ... [ more ]
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Fundraiser

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Bourne Vale Social Club

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Katrina H
Hi all. Please dont forget that family bingo is being held at the club tonight. Open to members and non members. This is a great night for all the family to enjoy. Kids will love running around outside while the adults try their luck inside. £200 jackpot ... [ more ]

Some sort of after school club or arrangement?

Local Conversations in Maidenhall

John B
Are there any others locally in the same position as me - my son is starting primary school in September and finishes at 3-something in the afternoons, but is too young to attend an after-school club at the school. Is this an issue others have, and is ... [ more ]
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J Smith Tree Care & Landscapes

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John B
Hi - has anyone local had experience with J Smith Tree Care & Landscapes, please? Considering using them for some fence and lawn work.
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David S
Job completed in good time and quality. Hard worker and kept going apart from single coffee break. Cleared up afterwards and price reasonable. On the whole would have no problem in recommending.

Nacton Road Roadworks

Local Conversations in Pinewood

Suffolk County Council
Hello everyone, I wanted to make sure that you had seen the advance notice about the traffic roadworks to start around the Ravenswood/Nacton Road roundabout. Suffolk Highways improvements programme will open up additional road capacity around Nacton ... [ more ]
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Suffolk County Council
Hi everyone, just a quick update from our Highways Team on progress made so far. Work on site has progressed well and we are currently on track with the delivery of the programme. Work to date has focused on the Central Avenue roundabout, but today we ... [ more ]

Family Bingo

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Katrina H
Hi all, just to spread the word locally. Bourne vale social club's family bingo night is being held on 7th August. prize bingo for the kids starts at approx 8pm followed by cash bingo for the adults at 8.30. We are starting our all new snowball jackpot. ... [ more ]

any chilli growers?

Local Conversations in Rose Hill

Walter C
I have some potted chilli plants which I occasionally take outdoors (weather permitting). Young buds are developing, but also black rings around the stems where the chilli is attached. Is this normal or a blight? First time experimenting with the chilli ... [ more ]
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John W
Nothing sad about growing your own! My personal experience though is that there are certain vegetables that are just easier to buy in the shops, although nothing beats freshly dug potatoes out of your own garden.
Walter C
I agree with that. Two years ago I had a crop of five different varieties, which lasted from August to December; some I had never seen before. I was told the shops wouldn't stock some of them because of their ugly appearance. Reminds me of the saying: ... [ more ]

Brass on the Grass

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JUL 19
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Christchurch Park, Ipswich
John B
The Brass on the Grass 2015 season kicks off with a favourite band from last year- the Ipswich Community Wind Band :) See more at: http://www.suffolktouristguide.com/Music-Concerts-in-Suffolk.asp#BrassOnTheGrass19.07 More events on subsequent Sundays
Gary W
The Colchester Band will be there on August 2nd,  Ipswich Hospital Band on August 9th

Grand book and cd sale

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AUG 04
(ended)
Chantry Library
Cathy G
Only 10p per book or 12 for £1! Bring your children along to our wildlife event on the same day (11-3)  Tea, coffee and soft drinks also available

Big Garden Party at The People's Community Garden

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ActivGardens
Just to let everyone know we will be hosting our 7th annual Big Garden Party at the People's Community Garden this Saturday (25th): The People’s Community Garden celebrates its 7th Annual Event with some reptilian fun! We are also marking ‘Year of the ... [ more ]
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Ray L
https://www.facebook.com/PeoplesCommunityGarden/photos/a.370845732956810.77689.358482654193118/92442...

help needed

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The Meeting Place Centre
The Meeting Place Community Centre and wot's up are looking for volunteers becoming paid support workers flexible hours, job share felxabilty in helping in the cafe and supporting customers with learning difficulties. Please contact me on ... [ more ]