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Julia in Tooting Graveney
Does anyone know of a brilliant acupuncturist in close proximity to Tooting Broadway? Recommendations gratefully received. Thank you Julia
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I wanted to follow up on this thread. Dr Yin is truly exceptional. He clearly is highly trained and very good at what he does. Also one of the gentlest, kindest people I have ever met. A lovely man and I'm so grateful for the recommendation G M. Thank you
Gillian M
I am very pleased Dr Yin was able to help. I guess this is one of the things that makes Streetlife so worthwhile. Good health, Julia!

parcel shelf wanted

Kate B in Summerstown
My recently acquired Fiesta (2010) came without a parcel shelf.  I am reluctant to buy a brand new one but would love to find one if anyone can help me please.

Southfields Christmas Event

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REPLINGHAM ROAD (Pedestrianised)
Sunny P in Southfields
The Businesses are hosting a Christmas Event along with the switching on of the Street Lights. There will be a jazz band,local schools singing carols, complimentary mulled wine and mince pies and snacks. There will be festive stalls,shops will be open ... [ more ]
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Sunny P
Hi Carla, Sorry for the late response. We do not have any stalls available . Also electricity would be a problem as non is available on the streets and the stalls are Infact table tops. The shops are using their electricity for their frontages. Sorry ... [ more ]

Designers Guild curtains to give away

Sue H in Earlsfield
One pair of well made, lined and interlinked Designers Guild fabric curtains 235 x 140 cm approx to give away. They could do with a clean but are in good condition

Pedestrian Priority

Jane E in Putney
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 ]
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Minx The Beautiful Cat Needs A Loving & Forever Home

Love Generation in Wandsworth
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 :-)
Jane E
I'm sorry, but I have only fairly recently taken on a second cat and it would be unfair to my rescued cat to add another. 

Looking for artistic/creative people around Southfields

Monika in Putney Vale
I'm looking for some helping hands to create some props and scenery for an upcoming Pantomime in Southfields. I'm having a workshop on Sunday 6th December in Southfields. If you can come down and help out for a few hours please get in touch.
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Hi Monika - I'm interested though it would be helpful if maybe you can let us know from what time are you intending to start? maybe end? then if some can only help for few hours we can work around it too and can be more concrete on what time we may be ... [ more ]
Hi Arlene, I'm not sure of the exact times as I need to check with the Director tomorrow as to what times she's booked the hall for. At the moment I'm assuming its¬†2-5pm. I'll PM you with my details and you can let me know if you're available at that ... [ more ]

Pinking Shears

Margaret A in Furzedown
Has anyone a pair of sharp pinking shears that they no longer require and would be prepared to pass on to me? Mine are no longer sharp, even though I have tried several times to use the method of cutting aluminum foil to sharpen the teeth and I must also ... [ more ]
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Jo P
If you live in tooting bec try a new pair from Wimbledon sewing next to Halfords. They usually have a range of good scissors etc

Battersea Dogs Home

Mar3 in West Hill
I live in Southfields and I have some item I'd like to donate to Battersea Dogs and was wondering if anyone on Streetlife goes/volunteers there and could maybe collect the items from me when next they go! I have checked with Battersea and they do ... [ more ]
Mary T
Hello Marie, I volunteer at Battersea and could bring your items there for you next week. Just wanted to ask if they would fit in a carrier bag/ ikea bag? Mary
Thank you so much Mary but I have a large dog bed, pillows and towel's, so I think it was need to go by car and I'm guessing you'd be using public transport! I will probably drive down there one day in the week. Best wishes Marie

Launderette - Thessally Road Area

Katherine P in Wandsworth
An elderly relative of mine is having problems washing clothes and I was wondering where the nearest launderette might be so I could pop in once a fortnight and take his washing to the launderette.¬† Where would the nearest one be please - anyone any ... [ more ]
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Ikea Book shelf

Pina Patane in Putney
Free Ikea bookshelf in Southfields. Pick up only please. In good condition (a few scratches on base: see photo attached) Can stand upright or on side (see photos) size(on photo) : W:152cm; D:39cm; H80
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Wallpaper steamer to borrow

Wendy F in Summerstown
Hi there Does anyone have a steamer to remove wallpaper that I could borrow over the next few days? In the Tooting area. Regards, Wendy
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boys clothes 5/6 yrs to give away

Jo in Summerstown
I have some nice things and would like them to go to a family that needs them as opposed to a FARA shop where mums are looking for a bargain. Any ideas?
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Julie W
their address is 297-299 Coldharbour Lane, London, SW9 8RP I m not sure what times you can drop off so best to contact them first

Anyone have their head around Canva? help wanted for free fish...

Guy D in Putney Heath
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¬†¬†¬†Always looking to support local food businesses, so please ... [ more ]
Philip B
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

Ladies spectacles found

Douglas T in Earlsfield
I found two pairs of ladies spectacles in our front garden (SW18) on Thursday. One is in a hard case the other in a soft case  from Punch opticians. Has anyone lost them?

Candlelit Charity Christmas Concert

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St Andrew's Church, Garratt Lane, Earlsfield SW18 4SR
Mrs H in Clapham
Join the South West Songbirds and the newly-formed Junior Songbirds for a candlelit evening of Christmas music, including traditional carols and well-known favourites at St Andrew's Church, Garratt Lane, Earlsfield SW18 4SR on Thursday 17 December at ... [ more ]

Pest Control / Mice

Gareth H in Putney
Hello Can anyone recommend a Pest Control company to help me get rid of a mouse problem? Thank you
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I do hope all these cats have bells on to give the birds and the wood mice, that live in the garden, a chance to get away to safety!

Advice: re-homing my cat

Carla S in Battersea
Dear cat loving Streelifers, Please can you give me any good advice me on the best (safest) and quickest way to rehome our lovely cat.... :,( Snow is a healthy and beautiful 14year old fluffy black British short hair and she needs re-homing to a ... [ more ]
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Maria A
Carla, I imagine you would prefer a direct rehoming for Snow, so I hope Paula's offer comes through. I really do feel for you both, it's a very sad¬†situation.¬† I wish I could have her but I already have two rescue cats (from kittens) who are 8 years old ... [ more ]
Carla S
Dear Streetlife friends, Just to say THANK YOU for all your posts and messages of advice and understanding. I'm so glad to report that earlier this week a lovely lady, met via a mutual acquaintance and who is an experienced cat owner, has offered Snow ... [ more ]

Holy Trinity Upper Tooting Christmas Fair

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Holy Trinity Church, 74 Trinity Road, SW17 7RH (opposite Fire Station)
Kate A in Southfields
If you run a soaps/ toiletries stall or similar, would you like to take a stall at the Holy Trinity Christmas Fair? It's a lively, well supported neighbourhood event with attractions including giant raffle, tombola, hot suppers, mulled wine, singing by ... [ more ]
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Geovanny J
Hi Kate.  Sorry I haven't been in touch.   I'll attend the Christmas fair at the church.  let me know the cost of the stall table, thank you. Geo
Kate A
Hi Geovanny That's good news. The table fee is £25. The church will be open from 5pm on to set up, and look forward to seeing you then. Any queries, please email to Kate

Your Views for TfL on Wandsworth Town Centre Road Modernisation Plan

Aussie Caramel in Wandsworth
I received the details below in an email. This is a good opportunity to have a say in what happens in the area... Transport for London would like your views on our plans to transform Wandsworth Town Centre, as part of the Road Modernisation Plan. ... [ more ]
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Philip B
My concern is that they will not be able to disperse the flow at either end, York Road will be a cut through 2 way and a cycle super highway already too narrow with parked cars, and the worst spot will be the approach to the Wandsworth roundabout on ... [ more ]
Citizen Smith
The general idea of converting back to two-way streets looks good and long overdue. One- way systems in old cities don't work, so consign them to the same fate of loon pants and cloggs, and take a step back to what did at least work.. But then they throw ... [ more ]

Play station 2 games free

Jill D
Judith we have an old ps2 but very few games. It's in my house for my very regularly visiting grandchildren - ages 11, 14 and 16. I am sure they would love some . Perhaps they could be shared out if other people want them too? Happy to collect as soon as ... [ more ]
Jill D
Hi Judith my grandchildren are round for tea and excited to know whether we can have some of your games and what you might have. Perhaps you could pm me or call on 07941189919. Thanks in anticipation Jill

Guide Dogs looking for 'My Guide' volunteers in Wandsworth

Sarah L in Wandsworth
Guide Dogs are looking for volunteers for our 'My Guide' scheme in the Wandsworth area. My Guide is an opportunity to directly impact the life of a blind or partially-sighted person by spending a couple of hours together once a week (or thereabouts) ... [ more ]
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Sarah L
Hello, Thanks for your message - that's strange that you can't send me an email as I have had a few come through from other people! I don't have your email address, but what did you have in mind? Regards, Sarah

Crossrail 2 in Balham

Edward Cox surveyor in Wandsworth
A public meeting last evening at Wandsworth Town Hall confirmed a plan to build a Crossrail station in Balham between 2020 and 2030. It is alleged that this would improve access and support growth in our town. Given the huge numbers of people ... [ more ]
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Peter F
There is an overhead railway in Wuppertal in Germany. It would cost a fraction of the proposed budget to erect supports and have the railway occupying the space above the main roads in the form of a suspended monorail. Bit late I know but food for ... [ more ]

Single Iron Bed Frame and Mattress to give away

Patricia G in Wandsworth
Single iron bed frame (from the The Iron Bed Company) and mattress.  Missing one brass knob (just discovered) otherwise in great condition. This has been our daughter's bed.  Available for collection immediately.
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Honest reliable Cat minder - St. John's Hill/East Hill

Vivienne J in Parsons Green
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 l am a professional pet/house sitter and still have dates left for Christmas.  Whilst you are away l look after both your home and pet.  For more information please PM me.  l can provide references and am DRB checked and often sit in London