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VHS to cd or dvd transfer

Local Conversations in Wandsworth

Filmmaker Sandra
I do this. I can put your film on DVD or USB key. I would personally recommend USB as you can put more than 1 tape on it. And if you want to edit it or make several copy on computer external hard drive it is the way to go. Computer manufacturer have ... [ more ]

anyone stopped for driving on phone when you weren't?

Recommendations in Earlsfield

Rebecca R
I wondered if anyone had been stopped by the police for driving whilst on a mobile phone when you actually weren't? This has just happened to me, I totally understand why the policeman thought this - he told me where he was - on the passenger side quite ... [ more ]
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Christine E
Certain amount of hostility here - and self righteousness. My partner was once booked by the police for a traffic violation which was a technicality (moving a foot past red lights so as to be in a good position when lights changed to turn right). The ... [ more ]
I have seen bags of people on their mobiles while driving and to tell you the truth, never have seen one stopped or charged. As Allison writes, since Rebecca was not actually on the phone and her call register should prove it, she should not have been ... [ more ]

International Women’s Day

Local Conversations in Earlsfield

MAR 05
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Mushkil Aasaan community centre
Sadiq Khan MP
On Thursday 5th March I am hosting an event to celebrate International Women’s Day and it would be fantastic if you could join me. The event is taking place at Mushkil Aasaan Community Centre, 220-222 Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7EW from 11am until ... [ more ]

Cat - free to good home

Give, Lend & Borrow in Upper Tooting

Stylish looking two year old grey male cat - fully immunised, chipped - house trained in need of new home due to owner going into nursing accommodation. If you can offer him a loving home please get in touch. Comes with all the gear - basket, ... [ more ]
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Jane E
Phil B: the reason I am being cautious is because the cat I have was severely neglected when I adopted him.  I could only do that because he did get on with one of my two female cats (both now deceased).  I simply would not want to risk it with even a ... [ more ]

Space for a kindergarten

Recommendations in Furzedown

Susan B
We are looking for a space to rent to set up a kindergarten. It would need to access to outdoor space. If anyone has any ideas we would love to hear them
Rachel B
Hi Susan B I'm afraid I dont know a site - but if you would like some admin help at any point I'd be happy to be involved. Best of luck!

Would anyone like a challenge!!

Local Conversations in West Hill

What a difference a week makes Humans rear and slaughter around seventy billion farm animals worldwide every year. Most of these animals spend their lives in factory farms and this comes at a cost: to the animals, to our health and to the planet. But ... [ more ]
It would good if anyone would like to challenge themselves. But heres the link if you'd like to sign up.
Polly H
I totally agree and will do this! However, I would like to add one thought: I do eat meat - not much - and fish and really enjoy it - particularly as I am on a very restricted diet.  I have cut down over the years but when I do eat it I buy very ... [ more ]

IT support wanted

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Ruth S
I work from home and am looking for somebody who could give me some IT support. Just a small (but v irritating) problem at present, but I am sure I will want more in future. The person I was using seems to be too busy - he has taken two weeks and still ... [ more ]
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Ruth S
HI Sandra, this is v much like the instructions that I had found online but somehow yours worked - maybe I just became more bloody minded about making them work. Thanks so very much.

Flotsam and Jetsam - new deli on Wiseton Rd off Bellvue

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Jonathan Priest
Went to this new deli on Sunday for brunch, brilliant flat white and posh poached eggs and bacon with hollandaise sauce and sourdough toast. If you don't want a cooked breakfast there's a choice of porridges with fresh fruit etc. It's run by a kiwi ... [ more ]
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Grants available for aspiring entrepreneurs

Clubs & Groups in Furzedown

Dan Watkins
Hello All, I've been working with local charity Business Launchpad to put together a fund that offers grants to young entrepreneurs looking to start a business in our area. I'm pleased to report that this effort has been successful and grants are now ... [ more ]
Antonia Dunn
Great work Dan - Launchpad is a really good organisation and I am really please to see you are working with them. I regularly meet young people who need help getting started with a business idea, so this will really help our community. This is just the ... [ more ]

Garden Tips!

Give, Lend & Borrow in Summerstown

Jaime Johnson Garden
Todays' Garden Tip: Feed your emerging spring bulbs! It takes a lot of energy to make a flower so help your bulbs along with a feed.  Bulbs in containers need a high potash feed such as tomato fertiliser, and those in the ground could do with a general ... [ more ]
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Loo handle falling about

Recommendations in Earlsfield

Gillian P
Tenants have done something with loo handle it's all loose and have to push down 3-4 times to make it work . Took off top of loo there seems to be bits missing? As nothing in side cistern bit just loop of metal going to thingy . Is it easy to replace ... [ more ]
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Website for small business

Recommendations in Summerstown

Bring Furniture Back To Life
Hi, I am looking to build a website for my small business and wondered if anyone could recommend a reasonably priced, good online website builder I could use ? Also which company is good to register my domain name? Very much appreciate any help and ... [ more ]
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David C
Sounds like you're looking for a quick and easy solution. Many of the template based site-building services mentioned would work but would probably end up costing you as much as going with a regular hosting provider who would offer more options and less ... [ more ]
Incomedia WebX or Ashampoo webbuilder have free/cheap website building programmes which might be worth a look.  I've heard Wix is good too. Netnames or nominet for registering domain names.  Usually about £10 for and £20 for .com names.

Burn on wooden top

Recommendations in West Hill

Matthew J
What type of wood is it ? Would it be possible to see a photo please ? We had tenants who did this to a light coloured surface and a combination of white vinegar dabbed sparingly on the scorch, a light sand with the grain + a matching colour matt varnish ... [ more ]

cleaner for Earlsfield

Recommendations in West Hill

Lucinda P-J
Good Morning people,  My lovely cleaner has just told me that she has to leave due to hic ups in her family so I am looking to replace her. I live just of Earlsfield Road, (in the middle) and can afford £10 per hour I would like to start with once a ... [ more ]
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Lucinda P-J
Agata, I am sorry but you are too expensive for me. The rest of these lovely people I can contact next week.  one of the criteria is of course that they have good English as I will need to leave messages etc

30th March: 100 years of SW19 Choral at Royal Festival Hall

Local Conversations in Battersea

Jeremy C
The Wimbledon Choral Society celebrates 100 years on March 30th at the Royal Festival Hall with a performance of the magnificent Brahms Requiem. With 200 voices, Wimbledon Choral is one of the finest large amateur choirs in England and after 100 years, ... [ more ]

Can anyone recommend a gardener to do a tidy up

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Roz H
I wasn't able to do a proper tidy-up in my garden before the winter set in and it's really suffering for it now.   Can anyone recommend a gardener who can sort it out for me?   Probably a days work with the option of more regular hours in the future.
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Hi, I can do this for you no problem. Have 4 years experience working as a gardener. Feel free to call me on 07553115382. Website:

Free Trial Body Alignment & Posture Class based on The Ehrenfried Method

Classifieds in Body Alignment & Posture Re Education

MAR 03
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St Mary's Church, Putney High street, London SW15 1SN
Body Alignment & Posture Re Education
Come for a free trial Body Alignment & Posture session on Tuesday, 3rd March, 6-7PM at St Mary's Church in Putney High street. The entrance is through the Pantry Café, first floor. Please bring your own mat and come with comfortable gym clothes. Book ... [ more ]
Barry McVeigh - Osteopath
As an Osteopath, I highly recommend this class which includes lots of great exercises for improving your posture and advice on different self-therapy techniques. Do take up this great offer, you won't be disappointed!


Recommendations in Tooting Graveney

Sarah H
Hi  I am looking for a good local gardener who knows a little about plants too to maintain my garden.  Anyone know anybody? Thanks Sarah

German speaking playgroup

Local Conversations in Wandsworth

Sonja M
Does anyone know of a German speaking playgroup in or around Earlsfield / SW18? Or would anyone be interested in establishing one?
Naomi E
I have a young German tutor living in my house who is great with children. She's studying for her Phd so wouldn't set up a playgroup and could be involved in some way.

English Literature A- Level Tutor

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Piece or 2 pieces of old mirror glass wanted

Give, Lend & Borrow in Southfields

Paul H
Frames not important, but one or two pieces of old mirror glass. My project can be adjusted to the size available, but preferably 1 piece 24" x 32" (60cm x 81cm) or 2 pieces about 24" x 16" (60cm x 40cm). Old mirrors used tin and mercury, or a thin sheet ... [ more ]

Please come to Neighbourhood Wednesday- book swap, home made cakes and Easter egg cosys

Clubs & Groups in Neighbourhood Network SW12 and SW17

MAR 04
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Southside Scout Centre, 197 Balham High Rd SW12 9BE.
Neighbourhood Network SW12 and SW17
Neighbourhood Wednesday any time between 10-1pm This month we are having; Home made cakes- Knit an Easter Egg Cosy ( takes 10 mins) – - Book swap ( please bring any books ),as well as the usual refreshments and chat – all free. Please let us know if ... [ more ]

Bring your under 5's to Neighbourhood Network Rhyme Time

Clubs & Groups in Neighbourhood Network SW12 and SW17

MAR 04
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Southside Scout Centre, 197 Balham High Rd SW12 9BE.

Old suitcase

Give, Lend & Borrow in Southfields

Paul H
Wanted for a school project: old suitcase. Battered and well travelled with old stickers on it would be fine (but not falling apart). Can be leather or that vulcanised fibre material with corner reinforcements that they used to use. Preferred size ... [ more ]

Fixing a flat screen tv

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Maureen C
Hello streetlifers. Does someone know if a flatscreen tv can be mended. It wont switch on. there has been no trauma. If fixing can be attempted is there any advice on how, who or where? Many thanks Maureen
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Maureen C
Thank you to everyone for these helpful suggestions. I am working my way through them.
David T
The TTT Restart parties have been excellent! At one they carefully took apart my flatscreen TV (quite scary!) and found the £15 component that needed replacing.  Great given that it was barely weeks out of warranty. Would be infuriating to have to bin ... [ more ]