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Asda trolleys

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Christine M
Buying a cheap shopping trolly on wheels comes to mind. Must be easier than trying to push a supermarket trolly any distance. But guess these people are too selfish to shell out on one!
Barry S
This problem has been going on for years ,just after Asda was opened . I was the councillor for the area and had numerous meetings with Asda . I would suggest someone contact the local councillors for help.


Sam in Belstead
Hi. I'm looking for someone to hang four interior doors, any recommendations please? TIA

Ipswich Town Centre Bikes Stolen

Nick W in Belstead
Please feel free to Share There have been a steady increase in the number of Cycles/Bikes stolen from the Ipswich Town Centre Area. Please ensure that you do not leaver your bikes in these areas or you will face the same dilema that our son is having ... [ more ]
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Ipswich Entrepreneur
Nick W, I think they just take it and leave/dump it. I think it one of the reasons why the police aren't so bothered. It is anti-social and perhaps criminal damage; but unless they intend to keep it or sell it, it isn't theft in their eyes.  Maybe we ... [ more ]
Nosey Ron
An Oxford Hardcore Motorcycle lock would stop the thefts happening. I have used one for ten years, never had a bike stolen


Lou P in Belstead
Hi, can anyone tell me where I may be able to buy a nerine plant? They sell out very quickly and I don't really want to plant spring bulbs. I feel like I've searched everywhere to no avail! Many thanks.
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Lou P
Fingers crossed! I've been searching for two years but just kept missing them in plant form! If anyone is splitting any in the future I would be extremely grateful. Happy to pay/make a gardening contribution.

Missing Cat

Mark in Greenwich
Cato not come home since last night IP2 area (Wherstead Road) chipped, but no coller, keeps coming home without it lol. Keep an eye out for him please.
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Angela C in Ipswich Town Centre
Took my grandson to the Pizza hut at Ransoms euro park last night ( his choice ) horrible. Sticky table, grubby finger marks everywhere lukewarm pizza. Tired looking salads a rip off in my opinion. Won't be going there again. Staff were very nice though
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Window Cleaner Required

Joanne S in Greenwich
I require my windows cleaned, inside and out but I need them cleaned this week. Can anyone recommend, I'm in Pinewood. Thanks
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Joanne S
Thanks everyone, coincidentally Giles White was the first window cleaner to respond when I contacted him, I contacted about 4 in total. He can do them in the timescale, tomorrow/Friday and so far very professional.

CRESS Community Market- Fringe Event of Aldeburgh Food Festival

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Halifax/CRESS Pavilion, Halifax Road, Ipswich, IP2 8RE
ActivGardens in Ipswich Town Centre
Life on the Fringe at The CRESS community Market Enjoy a taste of Suffolk at this month’s CRESS market at The Halifax Road Pavilion on Friday 14th October. CRESS community market joins the Aldeburgh Food Festival Fringe this month, showcasing ... [ more ]

handy man

Jean G in Ipswich Town Centre
posting this on behalf of a friend , can anybody recommend a handy man who could unblock a washbasin in the bathroom ,which would involve removing the pedastall  ? rather than call a plumber when a handy man could do the job at a reasonable price ... [ more ]


Lynda H in Stoke Park
Just received a letter from ophthalmology at Ipswich hospital....glaucoma monitoring is now subcontracted to community glaucoma clinic (newmedica)...a private company helping with the backlog.... commissioned by the CCG....not sure whether to be ... [ more ]
Paul S
I go to this clinic and have been having my eyes checked by them for a long while,rest assured they are very good. I have seen a number of staff there and they are very pleasant. The only downside is that I have to walk up the hill next to ... [ more ]
Ipswich Entrepreneur
Private sector involvement in the NHS is more common than most people realise. More times than not, the private sector does the job well (think less of "treat less people, save money"), but normally at a higher cost.  If there is a backlog, it can ... [ more ]


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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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.

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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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

The Meeting Place Community Centre, limerick close, Whitehouse
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

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 ]
Those trolley tokens aren't cheap to buy either!! So probably would encourage people to take them back.