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stealing

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Philly57
Just finished volunteering at a charity shop in Meredith road and what do I see, a middle aged man stealing a wooden jewellery box that cost all of £2.50. WHY BOTHER?? Hang your head in shame whoever you are.
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Philly57
Hi Christine B You a right there are many ways to minimize the risk but any amount of risk is just not acceptable, I already have the skills and training but people seem to be forgetting that one's personal safety is and will be more important than the ... [ more ]
Christine B
Philly 57, We all take risks every day. Crossing the road; speaking to strangers; taking a walk in the park; going somewhere alone. Before taking those risks we carry out a risk assessment. We don't always realise this is what we are doing but that is ... [ more ]

wandering black cat

Lost & Found in Ipswich Town Centre

Hayley J
I'm concerned about a black unneautured cat that is wandering around Aster Road Chantry and in the grounds of The Oaks Primary School. He is thin and looks like he's got mange. Very shy he won't come near. Is there anyone that could help him in any ... [ more ]
Rosa
Hi Hayley Animal Search Uk has details of a missing cat in that area - may not be the same cat but worth asking!   http://www.animalsearchuk.co.uk/find-lost-pets/view-pet.php?p=200548&prt=1&viewru=1&sort_order=date&...

whitehouse park

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Peter P
It seems the park near meredith rd has been invaded by caravans, and I spotted one person driving a motorised quadbike with a child on the front racing round the park, with no thoughts of safety to the child or other park users. We need action to stop ... [ more ]
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Citizen of Ipswich
The 'travellers' at Gippeswyk Park also left bits of broken glass scattered over the grass that the council clean up crew missed. I heard reports of dogs getting cut feet. Just watch your step.

Moths

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Janet A
Has any one had a problem with having lots of moths in the house this year?  I had some the end of last year especially in the kitchen then it stopped but now it's awful & has been for over a month now. Does anyone know where moths like to nest & ... [ more ]
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Helen M
Oh glad you found them, I hope that is the last of them. I believe the ones we had were in a few packets which shows how messy I am!

Wildlife Area at Whitton Community Primary School

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Community Team IBC
Attached are a few pictures from the wildlife area at Whitton CP School which is nearing completion. The North West Area Committee part funded this project along with funds from SCC & the North West Big Local Trust. Previously this area was ... [ more ]
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Couldn't possible do that?

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Baz M
Reluctant partner? Not sure what it's about? Curious and intrigued? Game for a laugh? On ones bucket list? Ladies - ever wondered why women enjoy a lifestyle without clothes (weather & circumstances permitting). Springwood Sun club nr Colchester are ... [ more ]

Patio recommendations

Recommendations in White House

Parrot found in Felixstowe Road area.

Lost & Found in Ipswich Town Centre

Abandoned car

Local Conversations in Ipswich Town Centre

Simon
This Ford Focus is seemingly abandoned in Larchcroft Road Ipswich. Having arrived overnight a couple of weeks ago it hasn't moved and nobody locally seems to know who it belongs to. Reported to local Police and apparently it's not registered to anyone in ... [ more ]
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Simon
I am beginning to think we are wasting our hard earned money for the services we want are failing us every day. Paperwork and increased levels of bureaucracy simply getting in the way of getting the job done. Come on IBC get a grip and take on community ... [ more ]

Golf Clubs Knowledge

Recommendations in White House

Mark St
I've inherited a load of Golf Clubs which am thinking to drop into a Charity Shop,  but am also thinking perhaps as they came from a seasoned Golfer that they may be worth something more than a few pounds. Is there anyone on Streetife near Burlington ... [ more ]
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Matthew S
They could be worth a few pound! Depending how old they are and what make! Like titliest, ping or Taylormade, if you need me to pop in and look I can pop in early Friday evening, Just let me know

Missing cat

Lost & Found in Claydon

Joe S
Our cat has been a much loved part of our family for over 17 years and he has disappeared. We put him out about 3 am yesterday, Friday morning as he was meeowing so we put him out to do his business. We are in Defoe Road just about opposite the junction ... [ more ]
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Susan H
So pleased he was found! We once had a very elderly cat, we inherited him with the house we bought. After a couple of years he started to have fits now and again but was always fine afterwards. He definitely had odd 'senior moments' and memory lapses, we ... [ more ]

General Elections - 7th May 2015

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

MAY 07
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Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Road, Ipswich, IP1 6D
Castle Hill Community Centre
SITUATION OF POLLING STATIONS  www.ipswich.gov.uk/content/general-and-local-elections-thursday-7th-may-2015 Ipswich Parliamentary General and Ipswich Borough Council Election Castle Hill Ward Hours of Poll:- 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Notice is ... [ more ]

Aldi car park

Local Conversations in Westerfield

Madge
When parking in Meredith Road is at a premium, with many of the Aldi customers parking on Meredith Road and along Highfield Road because their car park isn't big enough to accommodate them, have Aldi got the cheek to use five of their parking bays to ... [ more ]
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Elaine D
Just ignore them! I know it takes nerves of steel, but they are not legal or backed by the courts. They are merely invitations to pay, but more threatening language is used! Obviously you shouldn't take the mick! If you know the car park belongs to a ... [ more ]

Liars Storytelling Contest

Clubs & Groups in Maidenhall

MAY 04
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Margaret Catchpole pub, Ipswich
Robin H
To mark Election Month we are holding a Liars Contest. Each storyteller will regale two improbable tales, one of which happens to be true. The audience must guess which one is the real story. Come along and listen, or tell stories, and enjoy a drink or ... [ more ]

NEW Members Required for 3 x Arts & Crafts Groups

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Janet A
New Members Requred for Castlehill Arts & Crafts Group Bring Art Gear, Knitting, Crochet, Sewing, Felting or any Craft you're into @  (1) CASTLEHILL COMUNITY CENTRE, Highfield Rd, Ipswich, IP1 Mon Eve 7pm - 9pm Tues Afternoon 1.30pm - 3.30pm ... [ more ]
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Rachel T
Ok, cool. I'm 24, but I think I might still come along and see what the group's like, if that's ok. Thanks.

New friends!?

Clubs & Groups in White House

Kiki Y
Hi, Following the break up of a long term relationship and a house move, I am on the lookout for new friends :-) I'm 31, I have 3 kids aged 8, 11 and 13. One of which has autism. I have two dogs so get out and about with them quite a bit. I'm a ... [ more ]
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Jennifer H
Hi kiki im a lot older than you but not like my age am going though a divorce so understand how you feel I have 1 elderly dog and 3 cats if you want to chat just let me know sorry to hear about your son/daughter I had 4 children and hv 8 g kids

Window cleaner

Recommendations in Little Blakenham

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Anne D
I've had Hightop (owner Neil Ayers) window cleaners for years in Claydon and found them very reliable. They will come when you want. Tel 01473 231232
Susan H
I've just started using a young chap who operates as Rosco's Window Cleaning Services, does a good job so far. His number is 07812 370390

Spring Fair ' Westbourne Library, Sherrington Rd, Ipswich

Clubs & Groups in Stoke

APR 25
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Westbourne Library (next to Broomhill Swimming Pool)
Heather R
Books, Cakes and Crafts being sold in aid of library funds.  Sample delicious cakes by  Scrumcious Sisters while browsing the books or examine the locally hand made crafts of Novelties by Jan and Timmys Mittens
Heather R
item pictured - a cover for your summer drink so you don't have to share it with wasps and flys

Taxis for Disabled Wheelchair Users

Local Conversations in Sproughton

Citizen of Ipswich
Since my elderly mother became confined to a wheelchair due to illness, I have become aware of the dreadful lack of taxis available to wheelchair users. My mother has taxi vouchers to replace her bus pass but they are useless as she struggles to be able ... [ more ]
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Mark J
Hi, my dad is a taxi driver with disabled access. You can reach him on 07743034164 to discuss :-)
Citizen of Ipswich
Thanks Mark J. When we next need a taxi I'll give him a ring. It's not often that we need a taxi but when we do it's frustrating that there's not one single taxi available in the whole of Ipswich.

Activities for young wheelchair users!

Clubs & Groups in Common, The

MAY 02
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Castle Hill Community Centre, Highfield Rd, Ipswich, IP1 6DG
Castle Hill Community Centre
Whizz-Kidz is organising this Café to find out what activities young wheelchair users would like to do in the area. Why not coming and trying out some of their activities including wheelchair skills training, crafts, cooking and sports. There will be ... [ more ]

Laptop Repairs

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Luana B
Hello there, I'm wondering if anyone can recommend someone that repairs laptops? Mine got slower and slower and now it won't even turn on. Many thanks in advance!
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John W
I would never buy a new computer from PC world, they do not have a good reputation. John Lewis have non-pushy and knowledgeable staff, a great reputation for customer service and often offer free additional year or two warranty.
Paul B
It's some years since I bought a new computer from PC World. As it turned out it was a good one and lasted well beyond its technology "sell-by". I did find that they did have more staff trained in selling without much computer-specific knowledge, but ... [ more ]

Volunteer drivers needed!

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Castle Hill Community Centre
Drivers and passenger assistants required for Ipswich Dial A Ride. Could you or a friend help? As little as 4 hours per week Full training will be provided For more information please contact Billy on 01473 345342 or via email: ... [ more ]

Women In Naturism Day

Clubs & Groups in Whitton

Wendy P
Ladies - ever wondered why women enjoy a lifestyle without clothes (weather & circumstances permitting). Springwood Sun club nr Colchester are hosting a Women in Naturism Day and invite ladies of all shapes & sizes, ages, single married or ... [ more ]
Baz M
Reluctant partner? Not sure what it's about? Curious and intrigued? Game for a laugh? On ones bucket list?

Hedge Cutting Recommendations

Recommendations in Akenham

Claire R
Hi, Can anyone recommend a good reliable Hedge Cutter? Mine is in desperate need of attention, and my hedge cutters are broken. Need someone who won't charge a fortune, but that can also remove the cuttings too.  It is a Leylandi, and there is about a ... [ more ]
Sheila O
Try growing places @ claydon they employ disabled people and are reliable will do a good job not sure what they charge my son works for them there phne number is01473 831224 im sure they will do a good job &u will be helping some people who have no ... [ more ]

looking for a homeopath practitioner

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Louise M
Hi, I am looking for a recommendation of a Ipswich local homeopath practitioner that doesn't cost the earth. I have been feeling more and more low in mood recently and due to the lasting side effects of previous antidepressants I am not keen on going ... [ more ]
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Rossi
In the past my GP has suggested this site: http://www.llttf.com/ Not everybodies cup of tea. Bit happy clappy for me, but worth a look.
Sharon I
Talking about CBT and mindfulness, I have recommended and given a book to many friends and family members, it is on Amazon and isn't expensive. It is called "Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world" by Prof Mark Williams and Dr ... [ more ]