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basement conversions

Local Conversations in Earlsfield

Rebecca R
is there any point in objecting to basement conversions even if theyre in very unlikely houses?  Is there any grounds for complaint as I know the adjacent neighbours and many around. Ive seen many in Victorian houses but they're now spreading to other ... [ more ]
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Annabel R
I agree with Philip B.  Get a good party wall surveyor and they should take photographs of existing walls  and detailed notes of  the current state of your walls etc.  In my experience the cracks started appearing in my lower ground floor flat well after ... [ more ]
Rebecca R
its not actually adjacent to mine but im sure the adjacent neighbours are not in the slightest bit happy about it!  im a few doors away but if one gets the permit then everyone in our road will do the same .... on what ground did you oppose as im not ... [ more ]


Local Politics in Upper Tooting

Jean G
We have just had our  weekly roadsweep.  I wouldn't think anyone would need training in how to use a broom but the young man carrying the broom  obviously  didn't realise  you have to apply it to the ground
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That's my guess too Roslyn. They should have put up the notice in English and Bangledeshi, or whatever is the relevant other language/s so it doesn't look too pointed, like Westminster has been putting up signs in the West End in Romanian and English to ... [ more ]

Seamstress needed

Recommendations in Earlsfield

I have some favourite old shirts that need the collars reversed to give a few more years of use. Anyone able to help?
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A third vote for Sylvia. She repaired a much loved coat for me and did a great job for a reasonable price.


Recommendations in Tooting Graveney

Ann A
Can anyone recommend someone to add trellis and /or bamboo slats to my garden fences?  I have recently got two elderly cats who are used to the outdoors but due to their age I would like to contain them in my garden.  My garden is small and I do not want ... [ more ]
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Readers Digest People and Places books and DK Atlas

Give, Lend & Borrow in Furzedown

I would love these please.  I live in Furzedown too.  I could get my partner to collevct at a time convenient yo us both. Thanks Jean
Hi Teresa Sorry, made a few mistakes in the typing of my last message! I would like these please.  I could get my partner to collect at a time to suit us both.  I have private messaged you my phone number. Thanks Jean


£20.00 in Earlsfield

Nikki B
Double seater sofa, photos attached, good condition, brushed suede effect, metal feet, originally from John Lewis! £100 ono, collection Putney

plant pot with herbs

Give, Lend & Borrow in Wandsworth

Jenny S
I have a grey garden plant pot to give away. It is 22cm high and 28cm diameter. It is filled with earth and some mint and garlic chives so is heavy but carryable. South Battersea.
Sarah C
Hi Jenny I would love it if it is still available. Please PM your details. I can collect. Many thanks

NHS Dentist Southfields

Recommendations in Putney Heath

Harinder G
Hi, I have been going to Augustus Road Dental Practice from last 15years. Never had bad experience with them. Good luck x

Morphy Richards Steam Floor Cleaner - FREE

Give, Lend & Borrow in Furzedown

Steve J
I have a Morphy Richards steam floor cleaner to give away. It's only suitable for hard floors as I've lost the carpet attachment. It works fine and is in good condition, I'm just trying to make some space so keen to pass it on to someone. It has a ... [ more ]
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Local painter

Recommendations in Battersea

Lorna P
My husband and I are looking for a local painter and decorator to repaint our home. As we are looking to move this year, we cannot and do not want to spend a fortune. Many thanks in advance. We live between Earlsfield and Wadsworth common.
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I have used a painter/decorator and general handyman called Joel. His website is and phone 07715 206 815 He was very neat and tidy, did an excellent job and very reasonable price. In fact well under the other quotes I got.
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Hi Lorna, I can recommend Mr. Marek Ciecanowski m.07511212583 He is a very reliable, meticulous worker. I tried he the last year , and I was very happy for his job. 

Builder/Plasterer required

Recommendations in Wandsworth

Require a trusted builder to knock a main supporting wall through in a bedroom, install false ceilings in three/four rooms and make good/re-plaster a number of rooms. Recommendations appreciated. Roger
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john f
John guidera, irish builder based in Streatham, 07725817368 Cahirbridge construction, I do his plastering work, 28 yrs experience john Fitzpatrick 07889413377 . Ps you may / likely to need building control for the knock through. Don't be like those ... [ more ]

mirror door from a wardrobe to give away

Give, Lend & Borrow in Furzedown

Teresa G
this door came off a wardrobe and is fitted on a thick MDF board(white) measurements: 212cm x 50cm there is a small hole where the lock used to be  can anybody find use for it? to be collected from Tooting Bec

Toddler Group - Meets Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays

Clubs & Groups in Fulham

Angelique S
Fun activities for toddlers and babies - 9.30-12.00 Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays - Ample free parking available East Hill Baptist Church, 182 East Hill, SW18 2HD Arts and Craft Dressing up section Reading Corner Musical Instruments Play ... [ more ]
Linda H
Tried this with three year old grandson last Friday. Lots to do and well structured snack and story time. Worth a visit.
Angelique S
Dear Linda, Thanks for the encouragement, our aim is to have a group with a difference.  We change all our equipment weekly placing lots of en-faces on educational activities and of course fun!. Regards Angelique 

Giving away binders and folders in great shape!

Give, Lend & Borrow in Sands End

Tara Arts
Good Morning! Tara Arts is currently in the process of moving office spaces and we have a large amount of folders and binders that we can no longer use. They are all in great shape and are available to be picked up from our current office in Twickenham. ... [ more ]
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Hi i would be interested, its for a campaign, i can be in Twickenham on Wednesday late afternoon. DM me. Thanks.

Wandle Trust Cleanup Sunday 12th April 11 am to 3 pm Trewint Street, Earlsfield

Clubs & Groups in The Wandle Trust

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Trewint Street, Earlsfield
The Wandle Trust
You're invited to a Wandle Trust Cleanup Sunday 12th April 11 am to 3 pm Trewint Street, Earlsfield Meet here! What to expect We were only here in December but rubbish has returned, including a couple of motorbikes we need to grapple out! As always, ... [ more ]

Volunteer Planting Day Friday 27th March 10.30 am to 4 pm Mill Lane, Carshalton

Clubs & Groups in The Wandle Trust

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Mill Lane, Carshalton (near Wilderness Island)
The Wandle Trust
Volunteer Planting Day Friday 27th March 10.30 am to 4 pm Mill Lane, Carshalton Meet here! What to expect The sun is out and it is time to finish off our Restoration Project in Carshalton. We've got 500 native plants that we want to add to the ... [ more ]

Solicitor for property

Local Conversations in Summerstown

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Foot Muff / Snug needed for baby stroller

Give, Lend & Borrow in Wandsworth

Marianne I
Does anyone have a warm/winter Foot Muff/ Snug for a baby buggy/stroller, which they no longer need? I have an O-Baby buggy, which I am going to use for my little granddaughter, but it doesn't have one of those and it is still rather cold currently. If ... [ more ]

Looking for some one to do cleaning job

Local Conversations in Furzedown

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Hi there,is there any one to do a cleaning job for 2 hours, in Balham call TIMA On:07790665936 She is my friend and she is house bound,work will be for 2 hours. Hear from you bye for now chanda
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Claire R
I thoroughly recommend Dustbusters. £10 for regular cleaning and £12 for one offs. I booked three hours one off and the girl,was fantastic. You could tell she was trained. She worked solidly and didn't even stop for a drink! She even cleaned the windows ... [ more ]
Thank you everyone I am over the moon to be meeting Cheryl today and thank you all for your help and support.

Classical concert this Saturday at St mary's Putney

Clubs & Groups in Wandsworth

Evelyn M
The Wandsworth Symphony Orchestra has its next concert on Saturday 21 March at St Mary’s Church, Putney. The Rachmaninoff piano concerto is a much loved piece and soloist John Flinders is a rising star.     All welcome and you can book tickets ... [ more ]

any meditation group around SW12/17? or would like to join if a new group started?

Clubs & Groups in Earlsfield

Gohar H
Hi I live in SW12 and looking for a meditation group with in close range as I am visually impaired. If I don't find one I am thinking to start a group, to meet once a week in my house, would any one be interested in joining? Thanks Gohar
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Gohar H
Thank you very much all who responded to my message. I am going away soon and will be back second week in April. I'll be in touch then! I am looking forward to starting a meditation group! Exciting! Blessings Gohar
I came across the website for the free meditation classes advertised at Balham library. I understand they have open four week courses.

Fire at Battersea Arts Centre

Local Conversations in Wandsworth

Love Generation
DATE= FRI 13.3.15 TIME = 16:30 There are huge amounts of black smoke on Lavender Hill as I type - my house stinks of smoke!!! I've just dialled '999'. The London Fire Brigade state that they are aware of the situation - there is a fire at The Battersea ... [ more ]
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Yes, for instance 'Critically acclaimed physical dance theatre company Gecko' have lost everything, props, costumes, etc,  that they have been working on & developing for the past 5 years, & they were due to be touring internationally soon.. So ... [ more ]
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Flexa Classic High Bunk Bed

Local Conversations in Earlsfield

Amanda R
Flexa Classic High Bunk Bed great condition space under for sofa, spare bed and desk. Comes with mattress - offers.

Colliers Wood Arts Festival 2015

Clubs & Groups in Furzedown

Foxey T
The annual Colliers Wood Arts Festival is back! With over 40 events lined up you are spoilt for choice. Opening events start on 21/3/2015 @Colliers Wood Community Centre with Pop-Up Gallery and Pop-Up Studio and photo competition with attractive prizes ... [ more ]
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Physiotherapy locally

Recommendations in West Hill

Alison P
Hi All, I am looking for an excellent Physio for a shoulder injury, can anyone recommend a good practice locally? really appreciate any help Thank you
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Karen S
Will second the recommendation for Pro+ Physiotherapy, just a stone's throw from Earlsfield station. Excellent team, reasonably priced.