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Borrow rake and 12 mm drill bit?

Give, Lend & Borrow in Putney Heath

Guy D
We live on Geraldine road, SW18, so just hoping one of kind streetlifer neighbours (ideally a short walk away) might be able to lend us either of the above for a day or two. Thanks, Guy
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Guy D
Hi Sarah K , thanks so much for your reply. I've managed to get the rake from a next door neighbour but still need the drill bit. I'm not sure how easy it will be for us to get down to your house but will see if it's doable over the next couple of days. ... [ more ]
Sarah K
Sure no worries. I'm in today and tomorrow but I do work weekends so I won't be at home. PM me your number and I'll text you :)

car wanted

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Anthony W
I am looking to buy a medium sized car such as BMW series 1, golf, audi a3 etc, it must be automatic, 5 door with service history . Do you have or know of one for sale ?
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Richard S
Me too, been looking for the "right" car for months now. Looking for a good BMW 330i saloon, seen a few good ones in price range but if they are good they sell quick! Have you tried Autotrader? Allowd you to enter the exact criteria you want and save ... [ more ]
Rebecca R
I was going to recommend autotrader too as I found a new car thru a dealer there - fab price!!

Garden designer needed.

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Roger A
Garden designer needed who can start work very soon. Please post details of anybody who has delivered a good result for you.
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Mat S is terrific: creative, knowledgeable, practical and excellent value.
Stephen T
I would be happy to offer my services, I have designed and built many gardens for streetlifers. Please visit my new website to take a look at my recent projects. My contact details can be found on the website or email me at ... [ more ]

Anyone know beauty therapist or Hair dresser !!?

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Missing Siamese Cat (again)

Lost & Found in Putney

My cat Marquise is missing again after we moved to our new home in Earlsfield. She might have tried to go back to our old address on Rosehill Road. So if you have seen her please contact me. See poster attached. Thank you.
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Still not a sign of my cat, please keep an eye on your gardens, sheds and garages just in case she is stuck somewhere, thanks.

Secondary school feedback

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Satish N
My daughter hasn't got in any school which we applied for, I got two options to choose from: Ark Putney and Richards Lodge High school. Any feedback on which one is the best?
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Join the Wandsworth Prep School family

Local Conversations in Earlsfield

Wandsworth Prep School
Are you disappointed with your child’s allocated school place for September? Are you now considering an independent education for your child? If so, we invite you to find out about the close-knit and welcoming family that is Wandsworth Preparatory ... [ more ]


Recommendations in Fulham

John Young
I am looking fr an external house painter who is reasonable in price, and trustworthy with a good quality of work.
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Anita H
my brother in law david hoskins is an excellant paint and decorator he has reasonable rates and very good references from several companies he has painted for that own several buildings in manchester square references are available his email address is ... [ more ]


Local Conversations in Putney Heath

Louise S
I know of a very good private tutor SEN experience locally if interested pm for details.
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Sally R
Peter Gauntlett @ reCentre Health, 260 Balham High Road SW17 7AN - he's an excellent biomechanics therapist as well as chiropodist. 020 8672 4455

Patio doors

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Jane C
I have an old sliding patio door which is getting very difficult to close , any suggestions , I live in Southfields.
John G
Have you looked at the condition of the runners? If the rollers are worn then it is possible to replace them. Same with the rails. Otherwise look for a local company who are offering a genuine discount on new doors- sliders are far cheaper than bifolds, ... [ more ]

Ride London Surrey 100

Clubs & Groups in Balham

Age UK Wandsworth
Thank you to all of you that responded to our offer of places for sale in this event for August 2nd 2015. All places have been sold, on a first emailed, first served basis. Thanks very much for your interest!!

washing machine repair

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Jirina A
Any recommendation for a reliable and competent washing machine engineer pls? Many thanks.
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Michael K
MK Repair Centre - Tradespeople MK Repair Centre have built up a reputation for “Prompt, Friendly and Professional Service” ever since the company began operating in the local area in 1992. Washing Machines – ... [ more ]
Bridget D
I have also used Michael K for many years - he is the fount of all knowledge regarding electrical goods, however, he is very busy and therefore not always very reliable about keeping appointments.  Certainly worth contacting him though.

Garden Pots

Give, Lend & Borrow in Putney Heath

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Nicola M
Can i have one of the big plain colour ones at the back.left for a friend to repot a sentimental.plant please.i can collect today if i have an address please.

Helping my daughter fundraise - any bright ideas???

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Debbie S
My daughter, who is a 20 year old student, is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in September. It is in aid of a brilliant, small charity called Hope for Children which supports children in London, Europe and Africa. ... [ more ]
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It's not a lot but I've made a donation via Good luck with the fundraising and the challenge. I thought the charity is doing very good work, and I like the emphasis on working with local partners for a ... [ more ]
Debbie S
Biscuit - that is so kind of you! Yes my daughter really likes the charity which is why she wants to support it. Really appreciated.

New function room annex added to the Phoenix Club

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Diane M
The Phoenis a Club has added a separate function room Please see existing advertisement for info and new picture below
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Diane M
Thanks George. I could not add this pic to the original advert and the panorama views I took were too large to load up. Great room for private occasions Love the open plan and I hear they also provide a marquee for any occasion if requested Great ... [ more ]
Diane M
There is no edit button to correct or add info I have made a few errors re spelling ...I apologise .....but cannot find a way to edit or add fresh info Please type Phoenix Club in the search area and you will find the original pictures and ... [ more ]

Patio table 4 chairs and bar-b-que

£20.00 in West Hill

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Perrine M
Hi Sara, If your tables and chairs are still available i would be interested! I am in Parsons green too! Best

Free plant pots

Give, Lend & Borrow in Summerstown

Milton C
I have a bunch of plant pots to give away (see photo).  Most are plastic but a few are terracotta (the stack in the bottom left corner of the picture). Located in Earlsfield - PM me if you want the address and want to check if there are any left.
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Lucy S
how many foxgloves do you want Avril?  you can have as many as you like.  on the campion front, i'll go do a count, i know i've got a couple in pots and probably some more about the place.  they are white flowers with puce centres, silvery grey leaves. ... [ more ]

Stone Pebbles available

Give, Lend & Borrow in Earlsfield

I have I reckon 3 bin bags of medium and large stone pebbles free if you want come and pick them up. I have broken them down into smaller bags as I couldn't lift them in their original bag - must weigh over 200kg! I'm on magdalen road if you want them. ... [ more ]
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Long Term Private Rental wanted

Recommendations in West Hill

Hello, we have been privately renting a Tonsley cottage for the past 13 years and now our landlord is returning this winter and wants it back.  Is there anyone out there who wants to do a private rental, unfurnished in the area.  We would like 2 bedrooms ... [ more ]
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Matthew Q
Good luck MeezerB. Privately renting always carries this uncertainty of being asked to leave or a huge rent hike. You make somewhere your home and then have no control over how long you can stay but can't afford to buy. Keep us informed on how you do. ... [ more ]
Tarenn G
Hello Meezer, We are going to be renting our two bed maisonette in Cedars Road on the northside of Clapham common with a small garden in the coming weeks. We would like to find reliable long term tenants. If you'd like to send me a message I'd be very ... [ more ]

Free used gas BBQ to give

Give, Lend & Borrow in Wimbledon

John B
Free Three burner gas BBQ to give. A bit rusty inside but still very usable with a good cleanup. Pick up in Southfields Grid.
Dan P
John, we'd love it if it's still available - and it would serve at the school fete too. Dan

Ikea Wardrobe Wanted

Give, Lend & Borrow in Earlsfield

Jill C
I was struck by how cheap they were the last time I saw them in Ikea's sale (around Christmas). Worth looking at the next one? I think Ikea stuff does suffer if it's dismantled and rebuilt.
Jill C
Peter, some on offer (double and single) offered on Lambeth Freecycle if you're a member. You'll have to register if not, through

red hot pokers - any one want them?

Give, Lend & Borrow in Mitcham

Lucy S
does any one want a stand of red hot pokers?  just dug out of my garden, where they were too big - grew to 8ft tall last year - and too yellow/orange (red was good red tho').  they were originally planted in a pot, so are very firmly clumped together and ... [ more ]
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Hi Lucy - I'd be interested too please.  Let me know if Lucy - Mobile Beauty Therapist decides not to take them.  Ta muchly, Lynne
Lucy S
sorry Lynne, they've gone to a new home in a park, which is about the right scale for them.  i've got spare foxgloves, white campions with puce centres, bright pink everlasting peas (a perennial like a sweet pea only no fragrance) and in the near future, ... [ more ]

Panel beating/car bodywork restoration

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Rachel B
PD Motors, Sydenham Rd Croydon! I have been taking my car to them since 1988 for MOTs and repair work and wouldn't dream of going anywhere else! Paul is excellent, has always been honest and reliable. As a female I know it can be intimidating going to a ... [ more ]
Anne P
Many thanks Rachel. I've had a couple of widely varying quotes so I shall definitely follow up your recommendation.

small desk lamp

Give, Lend & Borrow in Earlsfield

I have a small silver desk lamp to give away. Works. 31cm if fully upright.  To be collected from near Earlsfield Road.
Yvonne W
Ohh I'd love that please. I can collect around 11am if that works. Thanks! I await your reply. Yvonne