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Road and Pavement Works

Emma in Ipswich Town Centre
The council resurfaced the pavement outside my driveway last week without giving any notice to myself or my neighbour that it would affect our access for a large part of the day. If it hadn't been for my neighbour bumping into the people placing the ... [ more ]

Feeding Seagulls

Andrew T in Westerfield
Could the person over the back of us who is feeding the seagulls please stop as they are classed as vermin and create a lot of mess with their droppings. They have also attacked a couple of people in the area.
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Help Needed For Local Couple Stranded Abroad With Premature Baby

Citizen of Ipswich in Sproughton
A local couple have been left without medical insurance abroad after their daughter was born prematurely.  Many will have seen this heartbreaking story in the Star and EADT but I would appeal to Streelifers to consider making a donation and sharing this ... [ more ]


Sylvia L in Castle Hill
Can anyone recomend a Gardener/Handyman. I need shrubs and a couple of small trees cut back, and the shed re reroofed in part. Thanks
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Washing Machine Repairs

Janet A in Common, The
Hi can anyone recommend a washing machine repair person. I think the bearings have gone on my Indesit washer tumbler. Thanks
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Janet A
Thanks everyone I rang Peter Wier but it was too expensive to fix a new drum would have been £250 so have had to buy a new one.  Will bear him in mind if this one goes wrong.

black cat with white patch on chest

Tracey L in Castle Hill
Has anyone lost this in classified section by mistake.seen in shafto road in poor state and very skinny.
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Tracey L
It is difficult as I cant see in my garden from my lounge,my kitchen faces garden.trying to find out if it belongs to anyone first.havent seen it again since Saturday,only see it now and again.thank you all for your help,will keep you posted.

Youth Forum

The Meeting Place, Limerick Close
Pat S in Castle Hill
Are you aged 12 to 25 and living on North West Ipswich? Want to make a change in your area? Got an issue you want to do something about? Decide how to spend funds for young people in your area. Join the Youth Forum and make your voice heard. The North ... [ more ]

FREE Triple P Teen Parent Group

ASDA Community Room, Whitehouse Industrial Estate, IP1 5PD
Pat S in Castle Hill
The Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) is holding courses throughout October, November and December • Triple P allows parents to choose techniques that work best for them and their families. We provide the information, but you choose the ideas to use ... [ more ]

Youth Forum

Pat S in Castle Hill
Are you aged 12 to 25 and living on North West Ipswich? The North West Ipswich Big Local Trust are holding Youth Forums at The Meeting Place, Limerick Close on the last Wednesday of every month beginning 17:00 to 19:00, 30th Sept Want to make a ... [ more ]


Linda E in Maidenhall
I hope to be moving soon and have found great disparity in the quotes obtained from local removal companies. Can anyone recommend a local firm that they have used recently?
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Jean A
I don't know if they still do so, but Wyards used to offer an hourly rate for removals within Ipswich.  If you are in a 'chain' then an hourly rate may not be cheaper if the people moving from the property you are going to are taking longer to 'get out' ... [ more ]
Gary W
Risdales at Newbourne were brilliant a year ago when we moved into Ipswich, they were able to help when we had a last minute panic owing to someone further down the chain playing silly b..... .They were very reasonably priced as well

Macmillan Coffee Morning @ Castlehill Community Centre

Janet A in Common, The
10:00am to 12:00 Noon, 25 September 2015 CASTLEHILL COMMUNITY CENTRE Highfield Road, IP1 6DF Castlehill Knit & Natter Group's 3rd Macmillan Coffee Morning Hand Knitted Items , Baby Knits, Toys, Craft Stall, Raffle ***Free Admission*** ... [ more ]

Event cinema

Interested in Ipswich Town Centre
Did anyone go and see Aida the other night, an Event cinema thing at Cineworld? If so, what did you think of it?
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James L
I was at Aida, enjoyed it, bit confused by mixture of traditional &modern dress though. Good production but not as spectacular as last years Madam Butterfly. Well acted and sung, with excellent orchestra. ROH have edge on these shows, with interval ... [ more ]


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Citizen of Ipswich
With such meetings it's best to have someone with you (family member or friend) as a witness as to what happens or was said. If you feel something was said that wasn't appropriate then you can make a complaint. Citizens Advice would help.
Jennifer H
Yes thanks I didnt do that as didnt want my ex husband in with me I just wanted to know if anyone else had been assesesd in ipswich to ask a question of there experience and who they saw

Macmillan Coffee Morning @ Castlehill Community Centre

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Janet A in Common, The
10:00 to 12:00, Friday 25 September 2015 Castlehill Knit & Natter Group's 3rd Macmillan Coffee Morning Hand Knitted Items , Baby Knits, Toys, Craft Stall, Raffle ***Free Admission*** Wheelchair Accessible 10am - 12 Noon

8ft trampoline for sale

Julie B in Ipswich Town Centre
8ft trampoline for sale Good condition Comes with enclosure and a cover for winter Elastic that holds up enclosure could do with being replaced as they have stretched over the years Collection from IP1 Mornington avenue Will be taking apart at the ... [ more ]

friends wanted

Jennifer H in White House
Hi im a young 64 year old lady with arthritis im looking for new friends in the ipswich area I promise to reply to everyone prefer non smokers

Any Tradesman

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Some time ago I bought a Router because of circumstances I have never used it,  it is like brand new, with four cutting blades/bits, still in their package, this is not a toy and should only be used by some one who knows what they are doing, anyone ... [ more ]
1020 w Power Router 240v-- variable speed control--5 piece bit set--  skirtings--frames for decorative finishes on doors, windows or picture frames--suitable for rebating and shaping, your name Steve rings a bell.

Computer help

Gillian M in Westerfield
I am using windows 7 when the display and my start bar opens it brings up a square above the task bar which blocks part of the display it has a small arrow at the bottom pointing to the task bar. I have done a scan and used c cleaner it does not go. Any ... [ more ]
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Gillian M
Thanks Mark will keep an eye on it thank you for screen shot am still considering but if things go wrong it is usually me they go wrong with ought to be used to it by now ha ha

Wanted please, pedal toy for 3yo

Jan D in Ipswich Town Centre
Hi all, I recently got a second-hand one of these for £20 from one of the local garage sales for my grandsons' 3rd birthday. The trouble is, they're twins and I need another similar toy (with pedals please) before 31st Aug! Have been looking on gumtree, ... [ more ]

Skatepark for Whitehouse Park gets the go ahead!

Community Team IBC in Westerfield
Plans for a skatepark in Whitehouse Park have been approved by Council planners. The skatepark, which is supported by the North West Area Committee, will now be built by Wheelscape for the North West Ipswich Big Local Trust and the Sita Trust, who have ... [ more ]

Gas ovens

Watchfull in Castle Hill
Some time ago on streetlife people were have their gas ovens cleaned, I now find myself in a similar position, although its not dirty-dirty it needs sorting inside and out, also new oven bulb needed, any one know of some one? and of course the cost.
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Hi everybody I have been in touch with Chris and every is sorted thank you all for you help. Kuhli your pics were helpful Ta ever so
No problem Watchfull.  I hope you got all the pics, looks like you might only have three. The ones showing the inside of the oven are missing from my message.

The people of Ipswich

Andre S in Castle Hill
A survey carried out recently said that Ipswich was the third most friendly town to live after Harrogate and Shrewsbury. I have lived in Ipswich two years and moved to Highfield Road twelve months ago where I now live with my partner Heather I love ... [ more ]
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Andre S
Hi Andrew T We attended a wedding in York recently and were away for a few days. I could not wait to get back to Ipswich, I love it here😃

Fireworks - Dog

Sarah L in Ipswich Town Centre
My dog is scared of fireworks to the point where she shakes, sick and diarrhoea. We have taken her to the vets and they gave us some calming tablets + told us to get a defuser as this all helps. Cost us a lot of money and does nothing to help her. Just ... [ more ]
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Sarah L
Thanks for all your comments, seems to be no real solution to help this. Maggie: I haven't heard of one of them before, if you have no use for it, it's probably worth me giving it ago, as long as your sure. If so please feel free to private message me. ... [ more ]

Old Ipswich Police Station ???

Emalkuda in Ipswich Town Centre
Does anyone know what's happening to the land the old police station in town is going to be? I went past the other day and it's practically demolished. More flats? Not another Tesco's I hope...
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Andrew T
Nosey Ron you don't know all the facts i.e. you don't know what he said to me in private messages. But i have had enough of it anyway.


Carole P in Castle Hill
Hello everyone...I'm looking for someone who can do simple alterations at a reasonable price. Just a dress needing running in a the sides slightly. If anyone has any recommendations I would be very grateful.
Martin H
Hello Carole, my wife does clothing alterations for people all the time and her prices are very reasonable. We live on Pinewood near the Copdock A12/A14 Interchange. She has 35+ years experience and used to make bespoke wedding dresses etc. If the above ... [ more ]