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FREE Sofa Bed - To be collected from SW18

Give, Lend & Borrow in Wandsworth

The Clock Factory
I have a sofa bed which i no longer have room for and am offering it free of charge to the first person that contacts me. It opens out to a double size bed and has a well made frame with springs and a thin mattress. The top cushion has a couple of drink ... [ more ]
Liam W
Would love this if it's not too late Can collect tonight if you like Liam I'm in Clapham but have a car and trailer Trying to furnish my flat!

Free: kneeling desk chair and Free: wooden side table on casters

Give, Lend & Borrow in Earlsfield

Recommendations for packers/removals

Recommendations in Upper Tooting

Kat K
We will be moving from Earlsfield to Sutton in a couple of months, and are looking for recommendations for reliable removal firms. We want to pay the extra for people to do our packing for us and then to move everything (including some very ... [ more ]
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Sarah C
I can recommend Martin hare 07855 781465 - local, reliable, professional, and reasonable. Definitely contact him ! Good luck
Burke & Wills. They are brilliant and I can't recommend them enough. They have 'moved' a number of my friends, who still rave about them!

Theft from inside car with no obvious point of access.

Local Conversations in Streatham

Sandra J
I was confused a couple of months ago to find my Gamin Satnav missing from the glove compartment of my Ford Fiesta, parked on the street in Tooting.  Today I realised that someone had access into the car as the glove compartment was open and contents ... [ more ]

The Tiger Who Came To Tea Creative Workshops & Storytelling this afternoon at Sprout Art!

Clubs & Groups in Upper Tooting

MAR 28
Sprout Arts
Sprout Arts
Today is the last day of The Tiger Who Came To School Exhibition! Sprout Arts and Rutherford House School invite you to get involved in tea time fun with the ferociously popular book by Judith Kerr, The Tiger Who Came To Tea. This is an opportunity for ... [ more ]

Ownership of Freehold - WITHOUT a limited company

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Ann W P
I have heard that you can jointly own a Freehold on a property without a limited company. At the moment I am having to file accounts for the dormant company every year - I've been fined twice for doing it days late so I would rather be rid of it! Is ... [ more ]
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Ann W P
But I also own the Freehold to a small block of 4 flats jointly with 3 sisters - we own one of the flats each as well - but there is no limited company in use for that one ... I am puzzled.
J Hynes
Hi Ann From what you tell me it looks that it would be more expedient to have all your freeholds, including your sisters, in one limited company. Basically, you will be simply be parking all your freeholds within the company that is not trading ... [ more ]

I want a tall cabinet for my bathroom

Local Conversations in West Hill

Hazel H
I'm looking for a tall bathroom cabinet, up to 1800mm high, and preferable no deeper than 300mm.  I've seen a Laura Ashley one in a shop, but it's over £500 and that seems a bit steep. Any ideas, or has anybody got one they want to sell?
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Anett F
Hi Hazel, Email Peter, qualified carpenter. send a picture of your desired cupboard w dimensions and will let you know how much he could make it from. Thanks. Anett

Builder to fit Ikea kitchen in SW18

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Amy R
Hi there I need to get a small-ish kitchen fitted in SW18. It will involve taking out old kitchen and fitting a new Ikea kitchen, flooring and tiling. Let me know if you know anyone with great credentials/ reputation. Thanks Amy
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Carpenter needed

Local Conversations in Summerstown

Anett F
Hi there, try Peter. He is a qualified carpenter w great references. Pls email to Best, Anett

Wanted: CD Audiobooks and/or simple-to-use CD Player for residential care home in Balham.

Give, Lend & Borrow in Furzedown

Does anyone have any Audiobooks on CD to give away which would be suitable for older people? Also needed, an old CD player/portable walkman which isn't too complicated for a partially sighted old person to use. (They're getting very bored because they ... [ more ]
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Barbara M
Listening Books  would be ideal for your residents.  They provide audio books on CD and have care homes amongst their users.  I do part time work for them so can highly recommend their services.  There is a free ... [ more ]

Unusual request but I have a problem and need your help please!!!Kellogg's spoon codes inside the box

Give, Lend & Borrow in Upper Tooting

Mr T
If you get a chance and have a Kellogg's cereal box with the special spoon offer code inside and you are not planning to get the magical spoon then can you please put a note on this feed and of course fr security reasons lol send me private message with ... [ more ]

Rattle on the Stovepipe- Friday 27th & the County Arms

Clubs & Groups in Furzedown

Doreen L
This great trio- Pete Cooper, Dave Arthur and Dan Stewart- perform a fascinating 'crossover' of Irish, English and American 'old-timey' traditional music, with fiddle, guitars, 5-string banjos and even an English melodeon... 8.00 pm Friday at the ... [ more ]
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Peter W
I couldn't make it last night but I'd be interested to know if there are regular folk nights at the County Arms? The website doesn't seem to mention anything. Thanks.
Keith S
Just to let you know that we'll be celebrating the life of William Morris from 7.30 p.m. this evening in the Function Room at the William Morris Pub at Merton Abbey Mills. We'll be joined by- * the Strawberry Thieves, a socialist choir from Bromley * ... [ more ]

Bread stall at Kitchen Table

Local Conversations in Streatham Park

Hannah C
Hi Does anyone know how often the breadstall outside the Kitchen Table on Franciscan Road is there?  I was walking past last Saturday and I bought a loaf (delicious btw), and wanted to know if it was just at weekends or weekdays too? Thanks!
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Lost cat - please help

Lost & Found in Wandsworth

Theo C
Our cat, Wilberforce, went missing on Sunday morning (22nd March) on Waldron Road, SW18. He is a dark grey cat with orange eyes (and a little on the chunky side). Please can you look inside your shed and/or garage and any other obvious hiding place. If ... [ more ]
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Balham Farmers' Market open this Saturday!

Local Conversations in Upper Tooting

Balham Farmers Market
The Weekend is almost upon us...time to check your food stocks and resupply down at the Balham Farmers' Market! We'll have bread, veg, cakes, fish, meats, hot hamburgers and hot dogs... This week we'll see the return of Rotherview Nursery, selling ... [ more ]

Window shutters

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Hillary's Blinds did an excellent job for me. Be prepared to negotiate quite hard though - final price was 25% less than their opener.
Agata L
Are you after decorative shutters on the outside or with a function to close. It can also be automated. I know a company that does it. They are great! Please pm me for more info.

Free Electric Hotplate

Give, Lend & Borrow in Streatham Park

Stuart McCall
Hi Streetlifers, We were given this by the Gas Board as we had no gas for 2 days. We have no use for it. It has only been used once. Free to a good home! Thanks Stuart
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anyone can recommend beauty therapist part time

Local Conversations in Summerstown

Thai Spa Boutique Wimbledon
Hi anyone know beauty therapist need part time work a few day a week please do recommend as we are need some help during my girl take a holiday for 3 weeks  who can do hair, nail, massage and some beauty treatment 07765053882 / 0208 944 9587

Marquee hire?

Recommendations in Streatham Hill

Images of Tooting

Clubs & Groups in Streatham Park

pete k
Hi, I'm an amateur photographer living in Tooting and I've started a "Tooting image project". I think Tooting is a great place to live and I'm going to be taking photos of whats interesting and sometimes over looked in the Tooting area. I've already ... [ more ]
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pete k
Thanks everyone for all your comments. Lots of good ideas. I've been to the THG meetings and always find them interesting. I'll post again when I have something to show Thanks again Peter

Do you love books?

Clubs & Groups in Streatham Hill

Kate L
Local literacy charity Beanstalk are looking for mums, nannies, au pairs, grandparents or anyone who has some time spare during the school day. Our reading helpers go into local primary schools to work one to one with children who need some extra ... [ more ]
Kate L
So pleased that we've already had one application through from someone who saw this post! Do please give us a call if offering some of your free time to help children with their reading is something you might be interested in. Training spaces in April ... [ more ]

Free drive way space in Vant Road first week of Easter hols?

Local Conversations in Furzedown

Hello, My sister and her family will be using my flat the first week of the Easter holidays and I was wondering if anyone in Vant Road will be away that week (30th March - 2nd April) and would be willing to let them use their driveway to park their car ... [ more ]
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Justpark is a great idea. I rent out my drive on it for security rather than the small amount of money I charge. So when I'm not there another car often is and it doesn't look like there isn't anybody at home. Councils hate justpark because they make ... [ more ]
I managed to get a lovely free space in a neighbour's driveway in the end but it was good to find out about justpark for future reference - thanks everyone :-)

Looking for a bunk bed

Give, Lend & Borrow in Balham

Hi Peter, I was just about to list a pair of solid pine, slatted base bunk beds which we're disposing of when I saw this post! They're for older children & have an L-shape kit plus desk & bookshelf which slot into the end of the bunks. These ... [ more ]

Gardener wanted please

Recommendations in Tooting Graveney

Rachel M
Can anyone please recommend a gardener who would be able to cut down a big hedge (incl roots) and take away all the debris? Thanks.
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Dave D
Thank you for letting me know if you need anything else in the near future please feel free to contact me hope all goes well

Re: plumber

Recommendations in Merton

Masae T
I am looking for a plumber with a ladder which reaches flat roof of the ground floor in Haydons Road, SW19. It is easy to get access with a ladder.   There is a small amount of water seeping through a pipe possibly from the loo.  It has to be sorted as ... [ more ]
Michael O
please feel free to contact us : Many thanks Michael Hall-Oxford Halo Building Services T: 08447746598 M: 07031818781 / 07714653583 E: Facebook: