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Room wanted-dog sitting available

Local Conversations in Battersea

Amanda M
Hi, my name is Amanda and I'm a 28 year old teacher from Australia. I am off travelling in September and in between rooms, so would love to dog/house sit end of August. Will be looking from a room to return to in late September.
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The new Van Morrison? The new Ed Sheeran? See Tooting genius NIALL KELLY free at Bodean's BBQ and Bar this Thursday free!

Recommendations in Streatham Park

Mat S
Thursday night is music night! Get your buns over here cos it's the house-rockin', jelly-rollin', juke-jointin', honky-tonkin', hound-doggin', tail-draggin', slow-smokin', butt-rubbin', broom-dustin', midnight-moanin', rumblin', tumblin', stumblin' and ... [ more ]

Advice About New Puppy

Recommendations in Southfields

Hello. We are soon getting a new puppy and I would be grateful for any recommendations regarding a good vet, puppy training classes and pet shops. Also anything else that you think I should know. Thank you so much for your time.
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Peter H
Hi MC The Dogs Trust has a huge amount of free information and training videos on puppies/dogs. There is a lot on safety, making your home safe, common poisons found in the house and garden and lots of other fantastic information. There are lots of ... [ more ]

Engravings on a silver jewelries – recommendation wanted

Recommendations in Sands End

Bianka C
Can someone let me know – is there any place around where I can give one silver bracelet of mine to be engraved with special message? Can someone share some experience – how much it would cost? Is it worth it?

Recommendations for a good family hotel

Recommendations in Sands End

Bianka C
Hi all. We’re planning short family vacation with kids (three nights). Can someone recommend a cozy place (not more than three hours by car)? What is important for me is swimming pool and kid’s entertainer. Any ideas would be much appreciated!
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Sarah jane J
My kids are all grown up so can't give you personal recommendation.  Though I would say Bath, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall are the areas to visit they are too far.  This website is quite helpful.  Hopefully you can find somewhere with something to do for ... [ more ]

beautiful king size bed.

£60.00 in Chelsea

Felicity M
I will take any offers for this bed but need to get it out of flat in hove asap. Please call me 07884068209. and I can text you photos or come and see it if you can take it... Cheers Felicity

Wanted Sari's or Indian clothing for 1 evening

Give, Lend & Borrow in Kennington

Very random request I am sure but I am hoping that I might be able to borrow or be given any Sari's or any Indian clothing/Indian jewellery for one evening.  I would like to throw a party for somebody very special who is about to go on maternity leave ... [ more ]
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Vicky P
Hi SB I don't go on this sight regularly so missed your request to borrow a sari. Do you still need one if yes do get in touch with me i will sort out a whole Indian outfit for you to borrow.
HI Vicky Yes I would love one.  I need it before Saturday.  Are you able to lend it to me before Saturday.  My number is 07535 647 713.  Give me a call or a text and I will arrange a good time for you.   Thanks so much

Moth proof floor covering

Recommendations in West Hill

Hazel H
Can anybody recommend a good bedroom floor covering that is resistant to the moth population that has set up home with me? I'm on the first floor so it can't be noisy. My wool carpet has hosted loads of parties for the moths, but I want to spoil their ... [ more ]
Bill B
The only way is to get rid of the moths and their Larvae, call Jason at Pestalance and he will be able to give you the best solution to your problem. 07802346323 Hope this helps Bill

Local Dentist wanted

Recommendations in Putney

Jane E
Does anyone know a good local dentist?  I don't want one of those glossy businesses where the dentist looks at your mouth and then passes you on to the hygienist.  I want a minimalist who just keeps my mouth and teeth as healthy as possible and only ... [ more ]
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sarah o
Stephen Salt at Century Dental Clinic in Putney (very close to Putney Main Line station) is wonderful.  all my family go to him.

Solicitor recommend

Recommendations in Wandsworth

Tarin T
Dear all I ' m looking for a local solicitor dealing with selling a lease hold shop any recommend please get back to me many thanks.Nan
Savill Young
Contact: Kathy Atkins Alen-Buckley Solicitors 2/3 Bennett Court 1 Bellevue Road London SW17 7EG Tel:020 8767 8336 Web:

Spare formica or whatever for shelves.

Give, Lend & Borrow in Clapham Park

R. Y
I have lots of good pieces of wood etc spare for anyone, but just not three pieces I need for shelf 29 and 1/2 " long and two at 37" long.    Both 11 and 1/4" wide.     Sorry, did not measure in metric!! Just wondered if anyone might have a spare bit ... [ more ]

Grow your own hazel nuts!

Give, Lend & Borrow in Wandsworth

Jenny S
Hazels seedlings, free to good  homes. They are  only a few inches tall at present but potentially will become a handsome bush, hedge or tree. I'm in south Battersea.
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Jenny S
At present they have all gone. I will hunt around in the undergrowth and if I find any more and pot them up successfully I will re-post.


Recommendations in Wandsworth

Linda P
Good morning Loraine May I recommend myself! Retired fashion lecturer 20 years teaching pattern cutting and garment making, been sewing for over 50 years, always looking for new projects. PM me. Linda
Laura L
You could try SNS tailors on East Hill, corner of Alma Road). They do everything from alterations to making bespoke items and have been highly recommended on another site.

Convenyancing lawyer and building surveyor recommendations

Recommendations in Wandsworth

Jocelyn W
We are buying a property in Battersea and need to instruct both a convenyancing lawyer and a building surveyor. Would really appreciate recommendations from people who have had good experiences with either one or the other, or both! Many thanks.

Planning Application: 116 Clapham Common North Side SW4 9SW

Public Notices in Battersea

Wandsworth Public Notices
Extension to existing basement including enlargement of front lightwell. Enlargment of existing rear dormer roof extension (with french doors and safety railings). Internal/external alterations in connection with the conversion of the property into 4 ... [ more ]
Application Number: 2015/3428

Cat food and litter to give away

Give, Lend & Borrow in Earlsfield

rosie m
I had to have my elderly cat put down recently . I have a large 20 L bag of cat litter and a box of whiskers pouch food to give away. I live off trinity road. Happy to drop off if local. PM me.
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Sheila P
Hi Rosie.  So sorry to hear about your puss.  I have an elderly cat myself and also lost one a few years ago who was 17. I am sure you will have had many happy years together. 

Survey about Formula E Event in Battersea Park

Clubs & Groups in Sands End

Battersea Society
The Battersea Society would like to find out in more detail the views of local residents about Formula E in the Park, whether or not they attended the event. We've set up a survey which takes only a few minutes to complete, and does not involve you ... [ more ]
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Daniel S
This might be old news to some of you but next year Battersea Park is also hosting the British Car Show for three days (05 to 08 May 2016), so God knows how many additional days will be added for the set-up and wind-down either side of these dates! It's ... [ more ]
Kathy B
I don't know exactly where in the Park it would be held, hopefully in the Events Arena which should mean minimal disruption to park users, local area, animals etc, a 'greenish' event in a 'green' space.. (who am I kidding!!)... From Motor Show website: ... [ more ]

Yes to local! Clapham South Food Assembly

Local Conversations in Balham

Julie G
Hello ! I just wanted to let you know that the Food Assembly, recently winner of the BBC Food and Farming Awards in the category Best British Food Initiative, will be open soon in the neighbourhood !! At the Nightingale Pub (near Clapham South tube ... [ more ]
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Julie G
Hello Jenny, An Assembly is a regular and friendly meetup for local people. Members order their food online then come to collect their orders at the venue in this case it will be at the Nightingale pub every Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6:30. You can choose ... [ more ]

Indian dance lesson

Recommendations in Kennington

Does anybody fancy a giving me and my friends a dance lesson? Its for the 1st August and I would be so so delighted.
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Thank you for the message.  I have tried to email and contact him but have not been successful in reaching him.  Any other ideas most gratefully received. \


Recommendations in Upper Tooting

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Mo T
Hi there I am a professional house cleaner with a good attention to detail please pm me if you are interested in my service. I live in Clapham .
Ayodele R
I can highly recommend Angela who cleans for me in Tooting and also homes in Furzedown. She is thorough and reliable if you be fortunate to get a free slot with her. Her number is 07830 493078

Sofa Needed for our reception

Give, Lend & Borrow in Fulham

Paul's Cancer Support Centre
The Centre really needs a new sofa for its reception area. Is anyone thinking about changing their sofa and would be willing to donate their old one ? Must be in good condition and meet fire resistance standards. We can collect .... Thank you Estelle @ ... [ more ]

Used Jiffy Bags to Give Away - In Good Condition

Give, Lend & Borrow in Stockwell

Catherine C
I have about 14 jiffy bags that are perfectly re-usable to give away as the chances of my using them up are slim.  I am near Taybridge Road.

Postal deliveries

Local Conversations in Earlsfield

So the Post Office is making excuses for their ever declining delivery services.  As they say - "We’re making changes in your area now to maintain and protect services and to keep our prices as low as possible' (when were they ever low?) These changes ... [ more ]
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Gilly S
Unbelievable just how much we have sold off of the vital services in this country, it just cannot be to the populations benefit. The Post Office/Royal Mail organisation used to be such a brilliant set up and now it seems to be a poor tattered thing.
Michele K
Just in response to DaisyDog: the only way we can change large foreign companies buying our homegrown industries is for the government to change the law. I'm not an expert but I don't think this could happen in the States. I think there is more ... [ more ]

Free Wall papering table

Give, Lend & Borrow in Balham

Bryan S
I was given this on streetlife earlier this year, time to pass it on, its a hardboard top type ,got plenty of life left in it ,
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Nicola M
Hi bryan i am still interested to borrow the table your pm with your address didnt appear It wouldnt be until august id need it for a boot sale.i havent got that far organised yet!! Thanks


Give, Lend & Borrow in Battersea

Tony F
3 bags of soil. Moving house and had to empty the little garden. So free to anyone who want to pop round and pick them up.                                                                thanks  T.
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