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Looking for damp proof specialist

Recommendations in Fulham

Have dampness problems in my bedroom in the basement, see picture below. Also causing fuse to trip when I plug things into the sockets. Think it is rising damp, any recommendations who could take a look and sort it out ? Thanks, Pete
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07802 825530 Eric Farrell law preservations . They specialise in basement damp proofing We used them and they are excellent
Mary D
I've used EDT and they were great - sorted a problem that others couldn't - see details here:

Hairdresser Recommendation

Recommendations in West Hill

Sandra E
Hi there, I need my hair cut badly.  Could anyone recommend a hairdresser who is good at giving you a new style that really suits your face shape and lifestyle. Thanks. Sandra
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Claire G
Very reasonably priced and excellent cut at the Hairdressing Station in Earlsfield.  I'm one of those people who can never describe how I want my hair cut but the lady I have (whose name I can't remember unfortunately - she has blonde hair!) always gets ... [ more ]
Sandra E
Dear All Thanks for taking the time to give me your recommendations.  It has made the process of finding a new hairdresser so much less daunting. Have a good weekend. Sandra


Recommendations in Upper Tooting

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Hi Nirmalee If you scroll down the posts, you'll find a fairly recent one from Rosie about a painter and decorator, with a few more names there.

Are you tired of waking up to a weak shower every morning?

Classifieds in The Hamilton Group

The Hamilton Group
Do you suffer from...low water pressure? Well, you’re not the only one. We're finding it’s becoming an increasingly common problem throughout South West London (where we do the bulk of our work), and we get calls weekly from customers asking us to ... [ more ]
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Karen C
Hamilton Group have now fitted a small in-line pump to the shower feeder pipe and it seems to have solved the problem completely.  There is now a strong, reliable flow of water to the electric shower on the second floor, even when taps are being used ... [ more ]


Recommendations in Earlsfield

Yvonne W
I am suspecting that my 25 year old daughter may be Dyslexic.  I have looked on line for a test and can only find one for £450, which seems a little steep!  Can anyone offer any advice please? There are FREE do it yourself tests on-line but we need an ... [ more ]
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Julian G
Hi Yvonne - no problem and hopefully you will get something positive come back. Good luck to you and your daughter.

Enter your dog in Ruffs 2015! (RSPCA)

Clubs & Groups in West Hill

RSPCA Wimbledon & District
Enter your dog in Ruffs 2015! Is your dog the happiest hound around? Have you transformed the life of a rescue dog? Then enter your dog in “Ruffs” our alternative dog show! Born out of frustration with beauty pageant style dog shows like Crufts which ... [ more ]

Four unwanted wooden kitchen chairs

Give, Lend & Borrow in Earlsfield

Anne P
We have just put in a new kitchen and no longer need our well used wooden kitchen chairs. There are four in total. They all need rubbing down and restaining and varnishing or painting and one needs minor repairs. They're pretty solid and we're happy to ... [ more ]
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Local Conversations in Earlsfield

Angelika L
Hello I am a cleaner for over 8 years in sw just looking for more hours every tuesday (3/4h) around Southfields I have a very good references please contact me if you are interested 07856509301

Lenovo Idea Pad - help?

Recommendations in Southfields

Chris L - Celebrant
I bought my wife a Lenovo Idea Pad for Christmas. She is a windows computer user. I am an Apple user. She is struggling with it's functionality and operating system and I am not much help. Any ideas of how we can get help would be much appreciated?  ... [ more ]

Electrician/Handyman? Electrical stuff to give away

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Kelly J
I have two medium-sized boxes of assorted electrical equipment (cable, switches, ceiling roses, light bulbs, extension leads, adaptors etc) of varying vintage, which might or might not be of use to an electrician. I would be really happy if someone ... [ more ]
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Kelly J
Thanks, John, that's great. I'll contact you shortly, and make arrangements. Sorry, James, but I really need someone to take the lot.

Battersea Social evening meeting

Clubs & Groups in Wandsworth

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The Scratch Bar at the BAC, Lavender Hill (12 mins walk from Clapham Junction)
If you are planning to go please let me know using the RSVP section on our forum on so I can make sure we have enough space? To join Battersea Social go to, log in (which is free) and search for "Battersea Social" then ... [ more ]

What happened to Toys R Us??

Local Conversations in West Hill

Dianne Meyer
Why did Toys R Us close the n Southside shopping centre?? It only opened before Christmas and I thought it was great to have that store there for all our nephews and nieces' presents. Can anyone shed light as to why it only opened for such a short while?
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It's just a refurb. Their website says the store is reopening 14th March. Strange they didn't put anything up on the hoarding
David C
Toys R Us seem to have a few pop up shops wherever they can find space every year - I think there was previously a similar one at Whiteleys in Bayswater.  I wonder if there are bigger plans with the unit - now JD has moved into the central section there ... [ more ]

River Wandle

Local Conversations in Sands End

Philip B
This morning we have Polly Bryant on the show, we will be discussing what the Wandle trust has been getting up to cleaning and clearing this historic river, do you know of a stretch of river where people are still dumping rubbish, do you fish in the ... [ more ]
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Philip B
Shame to wait until May or September, maybe we should organise something ourselves ?
Ian Bull
Hullo Philip That would be a good idea. The whole trail is 14 miles long. It's also worth diverting at Mitcham to visit the Wandle Industrial Museum but that's only open on Wednesdays and Sundays and adds a mile to the distance. I'd suggest that the days ... [ more ]

Mobile and Landline telephone scams

Local Conversations in Sands End

Philip B
I'm speaking with Dave Millett @equinoxcomms tomorrow morning after 9AM about scams and cover ups that sucker you into phone contracts and agreements that are costly and unfair Dave has 35 years experience in the business so has seen it all, if you want ... [ more ]

Warehouse needed to rent by artist

Recommendations in Summerstown

Vicky K
An artist friend of mine is looking for a large space between 35 and 50 sq m to get "dirty and creative" in.  If you have such a space that isn't in use and fancy earning  some rent for it please let me know and I'll pass the info on to him.  Thank you.

Exercise step wanted

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Sally H
I’m looking for a fitness step to use with my clients. Mine’s a bit old. Anyone have one they don’t need? I’d prefer if the raisers didn’t fall off! Reebok or any other. Here’s a pic below. Many thanks! Sally

How to rotate a video taken on mobile phone

Recommendations in Wimbledon

Sally H
Hi there, does anyone know how to rotate a video taken on a mobile phone? The first few seconds it's the right side up but after that my friend turns the phone on its side and the video is on its side. Not sure what to do. I have a Mac can I edit it on ... [ more ]
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Filmmaker Sandra
Sally you don't need to download any additional program. You can do it with Imovie as well. It comes free with every mac. Not as professional as final cut pro but good for beginner. Here is a tutorial that will help you doing it with Imovie. ... [ more ]
Sally H
Thanks guys. I haven’t had a chance to do anything with this yet so will let you know how I get on. Seems all Greek to me though! ‘___’ But will check it out.  Many thanks Sally

Community Project to install lifesaving defibrillators into local parks

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We have the opportunity, as a Community who use, enjoy and play sport in the Parks to purchase & install life-saving defibrillators. Each defibrillator costs £1,320 to include installation and training. The aim is to have defibrillators in ... [ more ]

problem with Google connection

Local Conversations in Summerstown

Kate B
I have had a problem with connecting to Google with phone and tablets recently, has anyone else had the same trouble?  How can I resolve it? I've checked settings and all seems to be in order>
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I have a raised wooden bed frame to give a away Good condition

Give, Lend & Borrow in Summerstown

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Yes you can. You will need to buy the bottom part from Ikea.

Hanging folder for filing cabinet

Give, Lend & Borrow in Wandsworth

Would anyone like between 40 and 50 green hanging folders (the sort that go in the Bisley type of filing cabinets)? We live in Battersea near top of Battersea Rise / Lavender Gardens just off Clapham Common Northside. Private email me if you would ... [ more ]
Amir Sadikot
Yes, I would take all the hanging folders. What is your e-mail Address. My e-mail address is : I am in Battersea, 32 Halston Close, SW11 6RH, opposite Northcote Library. Please let me know your address (including full post code), ... [ more ]

Ikea table with drawer - excellent condition

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Very solid Ikea table with one drawer - excellent condition. Legs come off so should fit into an estate car (170cms x 75cms x 79cms high). Will exchange for 4 bottles of reasonable Cabinet Sauvignon ( I will need a drink having humped this down from ... [ more ]
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Thanks for your private messages. I have just sent a PM to first person who PM'd me today and who can pick it up today. If that falls through I will offer it to next person. Regards Chris

Recommendations for party caterers?

Recommendations in West Hill

Yvonne D
Hi all, my husband and bro both hit a big birthday this year, and we want to have  party for about 200 folks.. Does anyone have a recommendation for party caterers? We want canapes, mostly cold, as the site has no facilities for heating/cooking, and they ... [ more ]
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Yvonne D
Thanks for the ideas - will check out the above. Would do the catering myself if it weren't so huge! Any other ideas, please let me know..:)

The Jazz Improvising Stardust People Choir

Clubs & Groups in Putney Heath

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World Heart Beat Music Academy 58 Kimber Rd SW18 4PP
World Heart Beat Music Academy
World Heart Beat Music Academy would like to invite you to this years Stardust People Choir. After its success last year we have Cleveland Watkiss back at the academy teaching in his unique style. Come and join a distinctive choir with inventive grooves, ... [ more ]

Southfields library closed again - with no re-opening date given

Local Conversations in West Hill

peter k
About three weeks ago, the library was suddenly closed, apparently due to damage caused by high winds. Scaffolding was erected and very little seems to have happened since. The same notice is still on the door, with no news about when the library might ... [ more ]
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Debbie S
This is unbelievable - isn't anyone doing anything? What about the people who work there - where are they? Surely schools, groups etc who use it must have been told something?