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Local Conversations in Earlsfield

clare rees
I left two large sacks of unwanted clothes outside my front door this morning - partially hidden-for collection by a recycling company. When I checked at 11 a.m. They had gone so I naturally assumed they had been collected. Imagine my surprise when an ... [ more ]
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Joanne that was a very well worded response and I was essentially thinking along a similar vein.  If something is unwanted then I am grateful to anybody who takes it or wants it and usually no good deed goes unrewarded.
Jane L
Yes I agree.  And if someone needs a doormat more than me, well then they must be VERY much in need and they are welcome to it.  I have replaced the stripey Ikea one with a rather kitsch one from the market with wreaths of flowers and "Welcome" in florid ... [ more ]

Wandsworth's tree policy

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Jane E
I have just returned from Kew Gardens.  What a brilliant experience made even better by the intelligent spacing of trees, so that it was possible to admire individual trees.  How different from what Wandsworth has done on the open space opposite me.  ... [ more ]
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Jane E
But I am sure they are cheap and it gives the boys a chance to pretend to know what they are doing whilst climbing trees!!
Jane E
I was looking for an email address for Wandsworth's tree people in order to forward a link to this discussion.  I did find this:  which seems to imply that they have no plans since 2013 for any ... [ more ]


Local Conversations in Putney Heath

Christine E
we are looking for a cheep gardener will pay up to ten pound an hour in Southfields to tidied up small front garden
Peter P
Hi Christine E, you ve not had many replies, have you??! Basic gardeners are earning minimum £15 per hour and experienced ones are on £18 per hour or more now.  Perhaps you just need a young person to help?
Stephanie K
Have you contacted Jordan H he has an ad on here and I have just had him around my house to give me a quote for some gardening, very polite young man

Fuschia plant

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Hi, I have a fuschia plant to give away. You are welcome to take the pot as it is in it. Message your number and I will send a photo if needed. Please let me know if you are interested. Thanks, Popette
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Hi Triya I've already said in the above comment that the plant has already been taken and gone to a lovely home.

Looking for a flat in Wimbledon

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Ruth E
Hey everyone, I was wondering if anyone in wimbledon is looking for a flatmate as Im looking for a flat/flatshare. Im only looking for one person to share with so if anyone knows of anyone then please let me know. Thank you! :-) Ruth

Man with a car

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Stephanie K
My Mum is clearing her garage and in need of a man with a car (Not a man and van) to take rubbish to Smugglers Way Tip for a small fee. She would very much appreciate your help to remove this ASAP. Please contact 07909552059 

Fridge hinge repair

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Can anyone recommend someone who can change over the hinges on my fridge door? It currently opens from right to left but i'd like them swapped over so it opens left to right. I called lg who made the fridge and they told me the cost of the repair would ... [ more ]
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Hi john this is great! I could probably do it myself as im pretty handy ...but im pregnant so out of action for a while!

Dry cleaners

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Pamela M
Does anyone know of a self service dry cleaners that deals with bulk cleaning? I have a plague of moths and just want to clean all my clothes without the expense of individual dry cleaning. Many thanks.

Fireproof Front Doors

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Neil N
I don't suppose that ours is the only ex-LA block to be obliged to fit fireproof doors (BS476) at our expense.  I'm struggling to find any reasonable options.  Has anyone complied yet?  Any advice or recommendations?  Does it need a skilled carpenter or ... [ more ]

Coin operated laundry

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Joanna C
Does anyone know where a coin operated laundry is in Southfields or near with parking close by?

Alison Thea-Skot from BBC Radio 4’s So On & So Forth’s sketch show

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Southfields Triangle Residents
Local Variety show featuring Alison Thea-Skot from BBC Radio 4’s So On & So Forth’s sketch show; international pianist, Eva Mazurek; Claire Carrie, direct from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Drury Lane; actor and director of Wimbledon panto, ... [ more ]
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Southfields Triangle Residents
That's great you have a converastion going on this.  Just to re-iterate the event is this Saturday 4th July at 7.30pm Doors open 7.00pm. The evening will feature Alison Thea-Skot from BBC Radio 4’s So On & So Forth’s sketch show; international ... [ more ]

Found Rabbit: New Malden, KT3

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RSPCA Wimbledon & District
FOUND: Rabbit, New Malden KT3, 29/06/15. We desperately need to find her owners. Not chipped, quite thin but friendly. Please share to spread the news, thank you. To donate just £5 to our branch: Text CATZ15 £5 to 70070

Estate Agent recommendations & sale fee

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Lindsay Back
Hi all, Can you please give me the local low down on estate agents? I lived in Wandsworth until a couple of years ago so have a fairly good idea but i'm sure there's been new places pop up since and good/bad/ugly experiences with many! I am looking to ... [ more ]
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Hello Lindsay I am looking for a property to buy, I will pay market price so you don't need to pay any commission. Please email me your contact details.Many thanks

Physio needed

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Brian G
Just had an x-ray and I have cervical spondylosis and need lots of physio. I'm looking for a physio, wandsworth town area and economical. Many thanks
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Grannie Annie
an exercise plan going forward so that you can strengthen the muscles supporting your cervical spine and manage your own condition is very important.   besides exercise, you need to ensure your posture/alignmnet are correct.    its not difficult and most ... [ more ]

Nepal Earthquake relief fundraising BBQ. Organised by Bobby Singh (your local DIY shop Guru) hosted at the Imperial Durbar

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The Imperial Durbar
The Imperial Durbar is hosting a charity BBQ event this thursday for Bobby Singh, who you may know from the local DIY store Russells. He has travelled out to Nepal to bring aid, equipment and help rebuilding the homes of the people who have suffered such ... [ more ]
Bobby S
Thank you so much Nick and Al for all your kind support and BBQ proceeds all going to Nepal.

Happiness: The Delight-Tree Poetry Event

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World Heart Beat Music Academy
The United Nations Society of Writers and the World Heart Beat Music Academy present... Happiness: The Delight-Tree A Celebration in Poetry and Song.  Happiness: The Delight Tree is a contemporary anthology of poetry published in celebration of the ... [ more ]

Cortaflex canine/feline supplement for free

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I have an open, three-quarters-full 946ml bottle of High Strength Canine & Feline Cortaflex solution if anyone would like it. Best before date is 11/17. Collect from Southfields

Coronation Gardens picnic, Southfields, July 4th

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Charles Runcie
Get your picnic basket ready!  I'm pleased to say the nice people in Southfields have got the go-ahead for an event in Coronation Gardens which is at the junction of Pirbright and Merton Roads, London SW18  It will take place on Saturday 4th July from ... [ more ]
Southfields Triangle Residents
After your fun day in Coronation Gardens have a great evening of entertainment in St Barnabas Church at our Southfields Variety Gala.  We have some great acts lined up.  We have Granma Josephine from the West Ends Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ... [ more ]

In need of angle grinder

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Emma T
I've lost the keys for my bike! Does anyone have an angle grinder I can borrow for half an hour (probably more like 5 minutes) to cut through my U-lock and free my bike? I need it to get to work! The bike is literally outside my flat so I assure you ... [ more ]

Tooting dog owners beware

Local Conversations in Summerstown

Diane M
A friend of mine had her dog with her and she took it into a butcher shop but stayed at the doorway while the butcher prepared her meat. He then shouted at her 'your dog' and pointed at the door She pulled at the lead but it was empty. Thinking her ... [ more ]
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Rosanna F
Many years ago I used to leave my dog tied outside the shops, as most people did in those days, it was safe.  But now I would not leave my beautiful mongrel anywhere. Stolen dogs are sold but also used as bates for dog fighting which must be the reason ... [ more ]


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Bela K
Does anyone know of a good conveyance firm that is fairly priced as I am selling a house in Southfields Thanks
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Free dining chairs (x4)

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Kellie S
We have four dining chairs that need a new home. They are Cargo (about 6 years old), dark brown wood legs and dark brown faux leather seats. Some of the faux leather is peeling off some of the seats (see photos) so you may wish to recover them. For ... [ more ]

Cat found

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Sony Walkman mini disc player, etc., to give away

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I have a bag of vintage digital voice recording goodies to give away, including an old mini disc player - the Sony Walkman NET MD MZ N707 Type R. It comes with a little pouch, various leads, separate microphone, earphones, a stand, instructions and so ... [ more ]
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Gabor B
Hi Lily I would be interested about the voice recorder Is it still available? My number is 07835201277 Regards G.

I need a tailor to do some alterations- can u recommend anywhere?

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Joy M
I'm looking for someone who can turn a short dress into a top; and re-hem a shirt. Any recommendations gratefully received - thank u :)
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Laura S
Fantastic Brenda in Fulham - she has done alterations of all kinds for many of my friends, and is a really first rate seamstress, AND very reasonably priced.  She will also make things from scratch.  Couldn't recommend her highly enough. Telephone ... [ more ]