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  1. Ipswich

    Ipswi Search Terms July 2017

    by Ipswich in Offtopic ChatJul 19, 2017 with 0 replies and 70 views.

    It is always good to find out what people are searching for... By impressions(How many times the Ipswich Community Forum appeared in the results)ipswich maritime festival 2017empire cinema ipswich pricesprosecco festival ipswichipswich maritime festivalsandy martin mpipswich waterfront festival 2017sandy martin ipswichempire ipswich pricescaravan fire felixstoweipswich northern bypass route mapipswich to felixstowe run 2017...

  2. ComedySatire

    Suffolk Gazette: Seagull Rips Off Man’s Testicle As He Sunbathes Naked

    by ComedySatire in Offtopic ChatAug 8, 2017 with 0 replies and 57 views.

    Seagull rips off man’s testicle as he sunbathes nakedA rogue seagull ripped off a man’s right testicle as he sunbathed naked in his back garden, it has emerged. Experts say the fearsome bird mistook the man’s exposed privates as a couple of birds eggs and dropped in for a tasty snack. As the man – who has not been named – dozed on The post Seagull rips off man’s testicle as he sunbathes naked appeared first on Suffolk Gazette....

  3. dan5

    What Does Pret A Manger Mean? Is It Upmarket?

    by dan5 in Offtopic ChatAug 5, 2017 with 5 replies and 45 views.

    So, Pret maybe coming to Ipswich and might be at the Grimwades building on the corner of the Cornhill.Excuse the romanised version using only the Latin alphabet characters. What does Pret a Manger mean? Pret a Manger is french for "ready to eat". The story goes it was inspired by a clothing brand called Pret a Porter ("ready to wear"). Pret is also Romanian for "price". If we can trust Google Translate... "hosts" in Albanian, "fun" in...

    Latest reply: Well, Realise Futures has a big turnover, effectively making money out of disabled people. It is a newish organisation that is pretty bloated. A lot of money falling into a few peoples hands. Were they booted out? I was surprised how they were...

  4. ComedySatire

    Suffolk Gazette: Orwell Bridge To Be Closed Weekly For Livestock Crossing

    by ComedySatire in Offtopic ChatAug 11, 2017 with 2 replies and 34 views.

    Orwell Bridge to be closed weekly for livestock crossingThe discovery of an ancient bylaw means the Orwell Bridge will be closed every Wednesday morning to allow local livestock to cross, it has been revealed. Police say the three-hour closure is likely to cause traffic chaos in and around Ipswich every week, but the move is unavoidable as they must enforce the law. Local The post Orwell Bridge to be closed weekly for livestock crossing...

    Latest reply: Sorry! :oops:Suffolk Gazette is a spoof news (fake news) website. This incorrectly went into the wrong forum - Suffolk News instead of Offtopic Chat. I have corrected the feed so it now goes into the right place and had to move 20 or so...

  5. dan5

    Jodie Whittaker: Doctor Who 13th Time Lord To Be A Woman

    by dan5 in Offtopic ChatJul 16, 2017 with 0 replies and 26 views.

    About time the doctor of Doctor Who was a woman, but is it unlucky (13th) for it to be feminist Jodie Whittaker?Jodie Whittaker: Doctor Who's 13th Time Lord to be a woman - BBC NewsSome people might be happy but I think - gender aside - she is the wrong person for the role. The BBC don't appear very well at casting the right people these days. I am not a big Doctor Who fan - whovian - some episodes are really good but the vast majority...

  6. ComedySatire

    Suffolk Gazette: Police Chase Stolen Combine Harvester For Five Miles, Slowly

    by ComedySatire in Offtopic ChatAug 7, 2017 with 0 replies and 24 views.

    Police chase stolen combine harvester for five miles, slowlyBy Rob Banks, Crime Editor A thief stole a combine harvester and led police on the slowest five-mile chase on record, it has emerged. The sneaky criminal struck while farm workers in Stanton, Suffolk were on a break from the wheat harvest. He climbed in the cockpit and sped off at 6mph as farm labourers The post Police chase stolen combine harvester for five miles, slowly appeared...

  7. dan5

    Bury St Edmunds Town Centre Masterplan

    by dan5 in Offtopic ChatJul 31, 2017 with 0 replies and 23 views.

    West Suffolk was recently undergoing their Community Governance Review where they considered abolishing parishes to become part of Bury St Edmunds. Community Governance Review Issue 1 – Vision 2031 Strategic Site 'North-West Bury St Edmunds'Community Governance Review Issue 2 and 11 - Vision 2031 Strategic Site 'West Bury St Edmunds'/136 Newmarket RoadCommunity Governance Review Issue 3 - Vision 2031 Strategic Site 'North-East Bury St...

  8. dan5

    Pret A Manger Coming To Arras Square?

    by dan5 in Offtopic ChatAug 19, 2017 at 12:47 PM with 2 replies and 20 views.

    There has been much speculation that Pret is coming to Ipswich. Some people are really excited about this prospect but most people don't really care. Ipswich Star (and a few others) have speculated for Pret to get the prominent Cornhill corner spot in Grimwades... looks unlikely due to borough policy. Why wouldn't Pret establish itself in the popular Buttermarket Centre or find a suitable high street location?For one, there are various...

    Latest reply: Simple fix... repave Butter Market and Arras Square. Step 1: Encourage Footfall. (Prettify the place)Unfortunately the borough doesn't get it. They will be saying along the lines of "...but it would make the rest of the town look out of place...

  9. dan5

    Pret A Manger Targets British Workers Ahead Of Brexit

    by dan5 in Offtopic ChatAug 5, 2017 with 0 replies and 18 views.

    From Financial Times...Only one in 50 applicants for jobs at sandwich chain are from UKPret A Manger, the UK coffee-and-sandwiches chain beloved by office workers, is making extra efforts to recruit British staff in anticipation of a fall in EU immigration because of Brexit. Pret has previously said that only one in 50 people who applied to work at the chain was from the UK, because Brits did not consider it a “desirable place to work”....

  10. ComedySatire

    Suffolk Gazette: Suffolk Electrician Fined For Refusing To Use Green And Yellow Wire

    by ComedySatire in Offtopic ChatAug 7, 2017 with 0 replies and 15 views.

    Suffolk electrician fined for refusing to use green and yellow wireBy Hugh Dunnett, Crime Correspondent An electrician who refused to use green and yellow earthing wire because it reminded him of Norwich City has been fined. John Sarjeant, from Hollesley, appeared at Ipswich magistrates charged with breaching health and safety regulations by failing to make appliances safe. The life-long Ipswich Town supporter admitted he never The post...

  11. ComedySatire

    Suffolk Gazette: Norfolk Police Check Dental Records To Id Headless Corpse

    by ComedySatire in Offtopic ChatAug 7, 2017 with 0 replies and 12 views.

    Norfolk Police check dental records to ID headless corpseBy Ian Bred, Norfolk Correspondent and Hugh Dunnett, Crime Correspondent Norfolk Police will use dental records to help them identify a headless corpse found in woodland near Norwich this week. The body was wrapped in several potato sacks and dumped in what officers describe as a “big hole”. “We’re looking into it,” said Detective Inspector The post Norfolk Police check dental...

  12. ComedySatire

    Suffolk Gazette: Slow Yew Down, Bor

    by ComedySatire in Offtopic ChatAug 8, 2017 with 0 replies and 12 views.

    Slow yew down, borBy Ian Bred, Norfolk Correspondent Villages across Norfolk have been forced to spend a small fortune on new road signs so that locals can understand them. The road signs are written in the backward local language so that Norfolk people can tell if they are going too fast. They are cropping up all over the The post Slow yew down, bor appeared first on Suffolk Gazette. Related StoriesNorfolk Police check dental...

  13. dan5

    Ipswich Suffers Again As 20 Acre Tollgate Village In Colchester Gets The Go Ahead

    by dan5 in Offtopic ChatAug 4, 2017 with 0 replies and 12 views.

    As Ipswich's Futura Park expansion stalls - and a new retail park beside it doesn't get off the ground beyond the idea stage - Colchester's Tollgate shopping experience is about to grow as the Tollgate Partnership has won a planning appeal to develop on the old 20-acre former Sainsburys site - currently referred to as Tollgate Village. 235 236 237 238 239 Images from the official website - Tollgate Village. Copyright of images remain with...

  14. ‘I’m not ogling the breasts in Game of Thrones’, insists middle-aged manA middle-aged man insists he is gripped by the story in Game of Thrones – and in no way watches simply to ogle at beautiful women’s breasts. Jonathan Smith, 51, says he is enjoying the hit television series because he has always been a fan of dragons “and stuff like that”. But his long-suffering wife, The post ‘I’m not ogling the breasts in Game of Thrones’, insists...

  15. ComedySatire

    Suffolk Gazette: Norfolk Country Music Star Glen Spuckler Dies, Aged 54

    by ComedySatire in Offtopic ChatAug 9, 2017 with 0 replies and 11 views.

    Norfolk country music star Glen Spuckler dies, aged 54By Ian Bred, Norfolk Correspondent Country music star Glen Spuckler has died peacefully at his Norfolk ranch at the age of 54, it has been announced. Spuckler, famous for hits such as By the Time I Get to Felixstowe, Scrap Metal Cowboy and Suffolk Nights, was a pioneer of the legendary Norfolk country and western The post Norfolk country music star Glen Spuckler dies, aged 54 appeared...

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