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Come and join us at Neighbourhood Wednesday - Rhyme Time for the the Under 5's

Clubs & Groups in Neighbourhood Network SW12 and SW17

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Southside Scout Centre, 197 Balham High Rd SW12 9B

Anyone interested in LH Berlioz?

Give, Lend & Borrow in Upper Tooting

Curtain rail fitter

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The plastic curtain rail in our bedroom needs replacing, preferably with a metal one with hooks which don't keep snapping off. Can anyone recommend a reliable fitter?
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Roz H
Hi Jean,   Would he hang curtains as well -- am having new ones made but I'm short and the curtains are too big for me to hang!!
Hi Roz Yes he probably would hang them for you. Let him know if you have a ladder, he's got ladders if you haven't. Jean

Beware parking cameras!

Local Conversations in Putney

Paul G
I was recently very surprised to get a parking ticket by post about 3 weeks after my car had been photographed in Garratt Lane outside shops not far from Earlsfield station. I had stopped for a couple of minutes during the morning to drop off or pick up ... [ more ]
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A long time ago... I managed to get another ticket from misreading a bad sign or just not seeing it.... I found out from a family friend that if you feel it was unjust then you can appeal and ask for the 'traffic management order'. This only is held my ... [ more ]

building work rubbish collection

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Rupert D
hi i have pulled up an old kitchen floor acumulating about 25 bags of waste and am just wondering whether anyone knows of a cheap way of having it removed/collected?
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Rupert D
Thank you for your responses in the end Iwent withHippobag via Travis Perkins for about £80 a lot less than £250 Iwas quoted by others.


Local Conversations in Furzedown

Alan P
I found a Bentley car wind deflector today, looks like new, still in a very nice case. I will not say where I found it, for obvious reasons, but it is a high value item, looking on Google, over £1000. If you are the owner, please contact me. I have also ... [ more ]
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Jimi S
My car was broken into on Barrhill Road in Streatham, two weekends ago.  Items taken amounting to less than £35, but the damage to the window was originally quoted to me as £100 excess through my insurance (ended up finding a second hand window and a ... [ more ]
Marc S
I just hope the trust and honesty you all have shown comes back to you all  100x over in other ways that in rich your lifes   its your acts of kindness and human compassion that give hope and inspiration to others you are really the unsung heros thankyou ... [ more ]

Help with creating a website

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Bring Furniture Back To Life
Hi I am in search for someone's help to put together a website for my small business. I paint furniture and just want a simple, crisp website. I  previously got some great recommendations on different websites to potentially use from Streetlife recently, ... [ more ]
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Giorgio A
Hi Joan, I am a professional in the mental health/personal development field living in Balham. I do web designing and marketing consultancy on side. I used to work in the field of communication for many years, now it is just an extra so I can help your ... [ more ]

Wanted: two bedroom, ground floor flat to buy in The Tonsleys / Wandsworth Town

Local Conversations in West Hill

Mark McLellan
We live on the edge of the Tonsleys and are down-sizing We would love to be able to stay in the Wandsworth Town area. If anyone is thinking of selling their 2-bed flat (with garden) - or might be persuadable - please drop me a PM. Conversely, if you are ... [ more ]

Mirabilis Jalapa

Local Conversations in Fulham

Ian S
If you want loads of colour in your garden this summer then get some of these and strictly between us,  the Poundshop in Wandsworth are selling 5 tubers for £1 A lovely plant

Virtually brand new single duvet -FREE

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June B
Bought for son at uni but he says it's too hot (13.5 tog) so hasn't used. Ready for collection - PM if interested.

Curtain Rail Fitter Wanted

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Jenny L
Currently have too heavy curtains for the curtain rail and would like someone to come and put a new sturdier one up.
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Give Colin a call on 07761 071245, he used to fit all my rails when I was selling blinds and curtains.  Reasonable prices and tidy worker.  Local to Tooting. Jean

Audio books cds

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Ian S
Hello everyone - I have a long slow trip to west France planned next week and wonder if any of you will lend me some audio book cds - Boer war, French resistance stories,  Odessa file, Day of the jackal, Churchills war, Fall of Berlin, Partick O'Brien ... [ more ]
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looking for someone to trim large privet hedge

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Hi, can any of you recommend someone to trim a large and long hedge of privet? I am very particular (there is another word for this but not this early in the morning!) - it must be cut straight. Also need their own trimmer because mine is damaged. ... [ more ]
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Dan L
Yes, can do asap, £10 however long, I'm a an artist who works with a professional landscaper, know what I'm doing, obviously, might take only 30 mins to 1 hour max. £10! E-mail me asap, I'm in brixton! yours, dan Langton (

Meditation course in Tooting - early bird places available

£59.00 in Tooting Graveney

Em O
Weekly meditation course, and monthly Bubbles, Brunch, Meditation & Pilates Life can often seem hectic, stressful and frustrating. My experience of mindfulness and compassion training is that it can help people find peace, deal with stresses, and ... [ more ]
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Shanta B
Hi Em, your course has just come at the right time.  I've just booked for the meditation course.  Looking forward to it. 
Em O
Thank you Shanta B, I'm very happy that the timing has worked out well - and looking forward to meditating with you!

Small bedside cabinet to give away

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This is my son's very well-used and now no-longer needed IKEA wooden bedside cabinet. It has a narrow shelf at the top and a deeper one below with a drop-down white door.  Dimensions are 72cm top to bottom, 46cm across and 38cm deep.  It's a very ... [ more ]
Hi Gabrielle , I'm curious as to whether the side table is still available? I can come and collect today?

Looking for Streetlifer Joao C

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Margaret A
I promised 2 Arabic Dictionaries and a few Classical CD's to this person and have unfortunately mislaid his e-mail address. If you contact me again Joao, I now have the items ready for you. Please private message me.
Marianne I
If you use the "Search Streetlife" facility, in the middle of the toolbar, at the top and enter "Joao C", you will find this person's Streetlife Profile page: Streetlife | User Profile - Joao C There you can contact ... [ more ]
Joao C
Hi Margaret, great to hear from you.  I am still around and have left you phone messages and PM's to collect but unfortunately I had not heard back from you. Happy to collect today later today else tomorrow pretty much anytime at your convenience. Thanks ... [ more ]

anyone happy to give me their annual accounts for BTEC students?

Local Conversations in Mitcham

Lucy S
Hi - i'm currently teaching business studies at a school in SE London & my year 12 (penultimate school year) BTEC business study students have to learn about company accounts as part of one unit.  while their selected organisation for most of this ... [ more ]
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Marianne I
The Accounts which get filed at Companies House are only the Abbreviated Accounts consisting of (in my case) only a few pages, as follows: Accountant's Report Abbreviated Balance Sheet Notes to the Abbreviated Accounts I expect what you are after, Lucy ... [ more ]
Lucy S
yup, full accounts is what i want.  problem is, the business they've selected to look at for the unit is a large supermarket, Tesco, and i want them to practice on a smaller company's accounts before they tackle a huge company's accounts - i wasn't there ... [ more ]

Small pomegranate tree available for free

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Milton C
We've got a pomegranate tree to give away.  It's about a metre tall and is currently housed in an old bucket (after being dug up from our back garden). We're in Earlsfield. For some reason I can't upload a photo...
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Wheatsheaf pub is saved (finally, finally, for good)

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Dan Watkins
Good Evening Tooting, I'm pleased to tell you that a revised planning application for the Wheatsheaf Pub was approved by the Council's Planning Committee tonight. This means that the ground floor of the pub will be retained and the first floor will ... [ more ]
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Sarah B
well hopefully tomorrow will see a political cross-section of the community turning up for the photo shoot so that there are no political points to be made.
I have just been to the new Wheatsheaf in Tooting Bec. What a transformation. Great food, good selection of ales and fantastic decor particularly the toilets. Definately my new local.

FREE Dressers: 2 free Ikea Malm 3 drawer dressers

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jody f
Free: 2 free Ikea Malm 3 drawers chests in natural birch veneer: w:80cm d:48cm, h: 78cm They look like this but in birch: Now outside on the pavement in front of 30 Mayford Road, SW12 8SD. ... [ more ]

Singing lessons

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Lianne R
Hello. I have two boys aged 14 and 16 and am looking for singing lessons for them. The 14 year old is studying grade 5 but doesn't get on with his teacher at school and the 16 year old has just started grade 6 but is moving schools and cannot do it at ... [ more ]
Marcin K
Hi Lianne R, I have master's degree in music tution, can give singing lessons easily and do some voice training as well. I live on Mitcham, so not very far. I work in Polish church in Balham as organist so I play and sing. If you would like to know some ... [ more ]
Polly M
Hi Lianne, I am a singing teacher, living in Earlsfield. I have taught teenage boys, girls (as well as younger ones) and adults for the last 14 years, including being an in house teacher at Eton College. I would be very interested in chatting to you ... [ more ]

Looking for a book keeper

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Caroline G
I'm looking for a book keeper that might be able to help one/two days a week looking after inputting invoices, reconcing monthly statements & the bank, credit cards & expenses for my business. If you know of anyone suitable I would love to hear ... [ more ]
Hi Caroline I am a retired bookkeeper -were you looking for full days? I can send my CV. Would be looking for no longer than a couple of 4 hour stints. I am in Tooting Graveney -so fairly local. What is the nature of your business please? Sylvia
Caroline G
Hi Sylvia, thanks for coming back to me. I have a catering business. A couple of 4 hr shifts a week would probably work. If you could send me your CV, that would be lovely. Thanks

Recommended Certified Electrician

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Gareth H
Hi all, As the subject matter says, I am looking for a recommended certified electrician to re-wire a socket for me. I would say that it is a small job, which I should be able to do it myself but in this day and age of health and safety I thought that ... [ more ]
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Composter and wormery going free to good home

Give, Lend & Borrow in Earlsfield

I have a big black plastic Composter going free to a good home. Also a three tray wormery although it needs populating with worms! It was bought originally from Wiggly wigglers. Also going free to a good home.
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Keith S
Hello! We would like both of them for our community garden at Christ Church in Colliers Wood, if at all possible. Contact Keith on 07982 721 496.
Thanks for everyone's interest. Wormery going to a Good home on an allotment and Composter to the garden In Christ Church!!!

Brand new refurbished meeting room / training room available for rent

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Arthur C
Hello All, Carney's Community Centre have just finished refurbishing our new meeting / training room which is now available for hire by the hour/day or longer. Our rates are very reasonable and 100% will go towards supporting the charity running the ... [ more ]
Hi my son is interested for the training space for long term on daily basis we are registered voluntary youth worker registered with Wordsworth Could please send the size of the hall and rent required Thank you Baiza