I am thinking of switching to Flow Energy as it seems to have one of the cheapest deals for dual fuel. I would appreciate some feedback from anyone who is already using them. Are they any good? I'm currently with Eon and coming off a fixed rate on 13 ... [ more ]
Exactly the same situation as me...! As you Angela I also saw that they were not just cheaper but had great reviews too, so fingers crossed for us both, got my welcome letter the other day but they can take 5-6 weeks to change over. How did you get the ... [ more ]
I was with EDF & switched to Flow Energy for the same reasons as above. No problems with the switch and all good with the service from Flow. (But a lot cheaper.)
Hello! I just wanted to check that everyone knows about Lavender Hill Farmers Market at Shaftsbury Park Primary School. I am so excited that we now have a market in walking distance but it doesn't seem to be getting very busy, and it won't last if there ... [ more ]
Can anyone recommend a local single man electrician to do a small bit of work including some rewiring for me please? Must be NICEIC registered
Stephen Thorne is worth speaking to, he is NICEIC approved and I'm sure would be more than happy to help. His number is 07939 443653
I have about 20 seeds from our tree peony... Anyone interested?
PS here's a link to propagate from seed https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=671 Tree peonies can be grown from seed in the same way as normal peonies (https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=711)
Thank you Dmitriy, I too have taken some seeds. Thank you too Tracey for posting the link.
Martina went missing whilst being walked by a family friend of her owner. There have been sightings but not for a few days. The sightings were Crowne Point and St Joseph's college. People are searching day and night but need help with sightings and ... [ more ]
Yes people have put some up in Streatham near sightings but I think they are trying for more areas. I cannot copy and paste the facebook link but search using Find Martina and you will find it. Re going out looking if you text Martina's owner - number ... [ more ]
Thankyou and will do
Hi. Does anyone know of a person/shop where I could get my knives sharpened preferably before Christmas
knifemandirect.com - nice guy, comes round in a van and does fabulous job. Up to 10 knives for £36 - if you don't have that many, maybe split with a friend/neighbour? Not one of the cowboys who ruin your kknives - mine are Global and Sabatier, so very ... [ more ]
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender hill, SW11 5TN
Price: £15 early bird, £25 advance, £30 standard Pop up performances, live music and late night dancing This New Year’s Eve, bid farewell to 2015 and welcome 2016 in true Battersea Arts Centre style with a joyously eclectic New Year's bash. Explore ... [ more ]
One very large and three or so middle sized packing boxes. Sturdy. Can anyone use.
Hi I'm interested in the boxes pls let me know if still available thanks
Would anyone like a Reebok i-run treadmill? Bought about 6 years ago (£400) for rehab exercise post injury, and not used much since then. If you are interested please PM me.
Hi Nicola, I did get your p messages just been busy with work. I've sent you a pm, regards Chris
Hi Orla If you are still interested in this, please let me know? Chris has transport problems with it (its too wide for his car)...... Kind regards Nicola
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender hill, SW11 5TN
The Battersea Arts Centre's grand marble foyer hosts a unique makers fair, with small-scale local artists exhibiting their handmade Christmas gifts for sale. Expect everything from artisan pottery, original artwork and textiles; to gift packs of ... [ more ]
Can anyone recommended a company to replace sash windows in the Heaver Estate? We'd like to use a company that has done jobs in the neighbourhood since the windows are intricate. Many thanks!
Thanks to everyone who replied to my post, your advice is really useful and much appreciated!
Hi, if you want a competitive quote try www.londonandsurreywindows.co.uk 020 8419 8134, ask for Tristan. They fitted some of mine,( I live in the conservation area). I believe they worked locally in Clapham and the windows are of excellent quality ... [ more ]
I need a 28 inch zip replacing on my sailing jacket. I have the replacement zip but could anyone recommend a person to sew it in, for reasonable price?
Depending on where you are and where is easiest to get to, there is a relatively new tailors shop on the top of East Hill (corner of Alma Road). I'm sure they would also be able to help.
Thanks everyone for all your help. I didn't realise there would be so many options! I'll do the rounds tomorrow.
Does anyone know a place where I can get a moped valeted ?
They wash and clean motorcycles/mopeds at both the Battersea Homebases. A nice job for £5.
Bought this about 2 years ago and hardly used it. Been sat indoors for over a year and need to get rid. 24" wheels, 21 speed (I think!!), oil suspension, all works fine. One rubber grip on the handlebars repaired with tape. Would suit boy/girl/adult less ... [ more ]
Is this still available please?
I see the bike is still being offered. Has it gone?
I have some PC World branded printer cartridges that my Epsom printer rejected. They are for printers which use T1281/2/3/4 All four colours are full, though three of the packs were opened. I also have some unopened WHSmith printer cartridges. These ... [ more ]
You might be able to use these if you turn off the Epson auto update programme!
Thanks Alan I didn't know that. Unfortunately that old printer broke so I still have no use for these cartridges.
There is so much being done for cyclists, often costing lots of money. It seems, though, that nothing is done to encourage or help pedestrians. 1. Street furniture should allow the blind and wheelchair users to make easier progress (the back of CJ ... [ more ]
Sorry post should have read "Christmas trees" not "X as"
Haven't lived anywhere as exotic as that but I have lived in North London! Camden council underwent a major programme of pavement maintenance about 5 years ago and it was very effective. They focused on smoothing out pavements that people used every day, ... [ more ]
Can anyone recommend a first rate clock repairer? I have an ancient bracket mounted chiming clock which has great sentimental value. It has been taken several times to Simmons in Garrett Lane who have spent hours on it, but it has stopped again. I want ... [ more ]
mr. laucher is a must. he repaired my beautiful metal watch whose straps had been removed by my 3 year old grandson! and also takes great care when fixing the actual workings of a watch and seems to regard any difficulties as a challenge to be ... [ more ]
Thank all of you for your recommendations. Mr. Laucher is obviously the chap to go to! Bridget D
I have two chocolate brown leather-effect dining chairs to give away. There are some minor marks but generally in good repair.
Hi, I saw your chairs on street life ' and I would like them very much if they are still available . I live very close by. Thank you so much. Yours respectfully . Mrs Cansick
I need some help optimising our media for FB and twitter (this is a skills-swap so hope ok admin, if not please delete) You'll need to live in areas described here http://faircatch.co.uk/signup/ Always looking to support local food businesses, so please ... [ more ]
Hi Guy, you may like to speak with Jay in my office, he now deals with all our social media and seems to know way more than I ever could, call me when you have a moment
Thanks Philip B , most kind. Bit under the weather today but will give you a call when I'm in better shape tomorrow. PS. If you're keen to try a fish box subscription, I dare say I could drop it to your office around lunchtime on the fish fridays of your ... [ more ]
The communal light in the hallway of our flats stays on. I have tracked it to one switch which doesn't pop out as it should. Can anyone recommend someone to fix this, or give a DIY tip. Many thanks Linda
This is a common problem with these switches, Its either someone putting drawing pins in, to keep the light on. (this causes groves in the plastic which get stuck, also the timer on the inside may need adjusting, if you unscrew it, you will see a copper ... [ more ]
Hi Linda. I can fix this for you my website is. abletechservices.co.uk Thanks. Paul.
Minx is a beautiful Clapham cat [see pics below] Unfortunately Minx's owners are no longer able to care for her Could You or Anyone You Know Give Minx A Forever & Loving Home ? She's A Gorgeous Girl :-)
Yay! :-) Dear Leonie - apologies for the delay in getting back to you. That is fab news!I'm just about to Private Message You...So So So Pleased for you and Minx... Dear Jane E and Allison thank you for your lovely messages - I will of course, keep ... [ more ]
Am looking for reliable and trustworth cat minder for around 5 days over Xmas period....have cat timer for feeding so probably one visit and some play time..location is close to St. John's Hill/East Hill.
HI Linda, Thank you so much for getting back to me....unfortunately the dates don't match... I do need someone for the25th and 26th December..and our fees where probably a little higher t han I could afford. Thankyou for getting back to me. Kind regards ... [ more ]
Hi Vivenne, Please look up my Website www.northcotecats.com I have a availability over Christmas period. Best, Kate
I'm wondering whether Wandsworth Council have cut back on street cleaning and maybe also recycling as a cost cutting exercise? For weeks now I've been applying online for more recycling bags but none have been delivered and I've seen little evidence of ... [ more ]
No not saying they make a special trip out for each request...it's done on the day the bins are emptied in my experience, so not using any extra fuel. I was being sarcastic saying it's a luxury after living (suffering) in Lambeth council area. Now in ... [ more ]
The bags are only usually delivered the day of the bin collection, however this was a one off personal trip because there had been so many reports of missed deliveries and the man just wanted to check that all the bags had now been delivered. Normally he ... [ more ]
I know there have been countless posts previously, but can anybody recommend a reliable, reasonably priced plumber who is local to Clapham/Balham. Many thanks.
Hi Sally give AGS Plumbing & Bathroom Design a call on 07723546514 He is local reliable trust worthy and no call out charge. He is your man. I used him for a long time. Check out his website at www.agsplumbingservices.co.uk Take care Adriano
Hi Sally, John Leatham from "Blue Wave" plumbing is one of the nicest plumbers I've met and he is really honest and meticulous with his work. His mobile no is 07843262071, or there is a freephone no: 08008030823.
Be the FIRST to book a ticket to Santa's Grotto at Battersea Christmas Market here: www.bcmsantasgrotto.eventbrite.co.uk Come and join us on 5th December at KLS, 108 Battersea High Street, London SW11 3HP