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recommendations for car wash/valet in Tooting/Balham

Recommendations in Upper Tooting

Sally H
Brilliant one on main road going down Tooting way, mid way between Bec and Broadway tube on left hand side, really cheap and quick.

Give away: big grass plant, if you can dig it up pls!

Give, Lend & Borrow in Summerstown

Sally H
Huge grass don't ask me the name! Goes golden in December and has tall fluffy bits looks fab all winter. Too big for my garden.  First come first served but be warned pls bring need  fork, spade and muscles to get it out! Sally

Planning Application: Homebase, 198 York Road / York Place, 2015/0881

Clubs & Groups in The Candlemakers Apartments

The Candlemakers Apartments
This application is likely to be presented to the PAC for consideration on 21st May, 2015. The RMC expects that the planning dept. will recommend it for approval, as they did the Lookers application. As with previous applications, the RMC instructed our ... [ more ]
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Looking for a venue to teach a Postnatal Pilates class

Recommendations in Wandsworth

Sarah C
hi  I'm looking for a venue in Balham to teach a Postnatal Pilates class where mums can bring their babies on Tuesday mornings.  I have tried a few places to no avail so far.  Has anyone got a suitable space I could hire for an hour or can anyone ... [ more ]

Sudden vacancy - September Italian Writing Retreat

Clubs & Groups in Upper Tooting

Chalk the Sun
We've had someone drop out of our fabulous writing week in Puglia in September, organic food and wine, great company with a group of Balham writers - male, female, 28 to 71, English, Irish, Polish, Kiwi, Scottish, Jamaican! Do check it out. We have room ... [ more ]

Wedding Photographer recommendation needed

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Unwanted caller

Local Conversations in Wandsworth

Bridget D
Last night (21st May) at around 8.30pm I noticed a man walking quickly along Hillier Road.  He caught my eye and rang the doorbell.  I did not answer and he rang again, a long ring; again I did not answer whereupon he came and knocked aggressively on the ... [ more ]

Community Garden

Clubs & Groups in Kambala Estate Residents Association

Kambala Estate Residents Association
The start of our Community Garden, a team of volunteers who are at present building works at Battersea Power Station, came over to kick start our garden, very grateful to Eva and Fran at Corilian. The Residents Association is in full swing and we are ... [ more ]
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Tony P
I was very sorry to see the rose bushes have been dug up and have died, some were already in bloom. Hope they will be replaced and the mess all cleared up soon

Recommendations for a shop in SW17 that could service a watch and replace battery?

Recommendations in Upper Tooting

Hi, can someone please recommend a decent shop in Tooting that would be able to take a look at a watch with a view to service and replace battery? It's quite an expensive watch so would really appreciate any suggestions for a good place to use. Many ... [ more ]
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Susie H
Don't go near Intime in Debenhams, Clapham Junction. They dropped our watch on the floor and broke it. It was a nightmare trying to get them to repair it.
Anna V
I would recommend Adam Time Surgery. He put right a problem caused by a Tooting repairer and service my Seiko watch for £25 156 Merton Road Wimbledon London SW19 1EG T: 07867 640 886

Help needed to move stuff Into storage

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Janette B
Odd job person needed. I am having my flat painted, shelves put up cupboard built etc.. The flat is small and I am short of time so could do with some help to move my stuff into storage temporarily till mini refurb is done.  Can anyone help for a ... [ more ]
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House Elf
Hi Janette,  How are you? Hope you're well.  I run a concierge company in Balham and have helped people with this (plus many similar odd jobs!) since 2009 and have built a strong reputation. We charge by the hour and would be more than happy to have a ... [ more ]

Thank you to Sarah Halksworth!!

Clubs & Groups in Balham

Age UK Wandsworth
A huge thank you to the very wonderful Sarah Halksworth who ran the Virgin London Marathon for Age UK Wandsworth , donations to her Virgin Money Giving online fundraising page are still coming in! Her current total is £1698.75. Every penny she has ... [ more ]
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Age UK Wandsworth
Thank you so much for your very kind words Valtw, I am delighted to hear that we were able to help your mother and the other older gentleman was helped by an Age UK in Kent. Thank you Susanna for your comments too, it is good to have the opportunity to ... [ more ]
Susanna R
Feeling very guilty about having a junk mail rant at clearly the wrong people! My sincere apologies to Age UK Wandsworth who it seems do a tremendous amount of good locally and deserve admiration rather than denigration. However, if you can pass on my ... [ more ]

Tyler hairdresser at Aveda Balham

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Lavish Habitat
Hi does anyone know which hairdressers Tyler has gone to from the Aveda one in Balham? I haven't been there for a few months and now that I need him, he's gone and left! I'v asked the salon but they won't tell me (or pretend they don't know). Help please!
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Gutter cleaning

Recommendations in Tooting Graveney

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New slate hearth for fireplace

Recommendations in Streatham Park

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Sorry to piggy back this thread but if there's a hearth available I could possibly collect it next week If convenient. Thanks, Nick


Recommendations in Wandsworth

Pamela M
I have recently lost quite a bit of weight and need to have trousers, dresses, skirts etc. taken in. Can anyone recommend someone who could alter clothes? Many thanks.
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Mary D
I've had a few items of clothing altered and re modelled by Carolyn at and she's fantastic - prices are also great too and not at all as expensive as I was expecting for the location. 😀
Vanessa G
I can also recommend TNS on corner of East Hill and Alma Road; easy to access, close bus stop or pay and display parking on Alma road, Dempster Road.

Anybody has unwanted kittens available at 8 weeks for a new home?

Local Conversations in Upper Tooting

I know about Battersea/Blue Cross/Cats Protection/RSPCA/CatChat -etc etc. .. please don't advise organisations I can go to.... I am a long term cat lover with a garden. Despite adverts on line for 100's of unwanted kittens available to adopt. .this is ... [ more ]
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J SW11
Thanks RSPCA. It seems crazy that what should be family pets are used as breeding machines, that owners do not neuter their pets to prevent unwanted litters when there are already so many unwanted animals in various animal shelters. Here's hoping for ... [ more ]
Yes it is crazy - the present restrictions by charities on a responsible cat owner mean  that ultimately more cats will go unneutered to be used as 'cash cows' and then when pricing of them becomes ridiculous -the charities will be inundated with more ... [ more ]

Pilates at Kambala Community Hall

Clubs & Groups in Kambala Estate Residents Association

i Phone Screen Repair

Recommendations in Furzedown

Barney J
Please can anyone out there recommend a reputable mobile phone local repair shop? I'd rather not give i-Smash another £110! Thank you!
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Postal Deliveries

Local Conversations in Putney

Jane E
We have recently been getting postal deliveries later and later in the evening. Today I left the house at 5.30 pm and when I got back home found a note to say that a package I had been expecting has been returned to the local sorting office. The time ... [ more ]
Anna M
Jane E I was expecting a parcel on Tuesday I spoke to the people who sent it and got the tracking number when I checked it said they had tried to deliver it and had left a card There was no card so I couldn't go to collect it I rand their customer ... [ more ]
Graham H
I was left a delivery card with absolutely no information on it, no boxes ticked, nothing! There are four flats in the property, could be for anyone, or none at all.

Powerpoint & Excel Courses/Tuition

Recommendations in Merton

Andrea F
Hi all , I was a PA (not a bad one either!!) for many years but have been out of the game for a couple of years now. To join the agencies to look for work and to pass their initial tests I need to be super good at Powerpoint and Excel. I was basic to ... [ more ]
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Feather Mattress Topper to Give Away

Give, Lend & Borrow in Tooting Graveney

Hi I have a lovely feather mattress topper which was purchased from John Lewis, decent thickness (very comfy) to give away.  Super King Size that said I have been using this on the spare bed which is king size, it overhangs one side by about 15 cm. ... [ more ]
Caroline S
Hi Julia Would love the mattress topper for my daughter. Please let me know when it is convenient for me to collect. Caroline
To all the lovely people who responded, thank you! Really sorry to say but someone is going to collect this, however if it doesn't work out I'll reach out again to those who PM'd me. Have a great bank holiday weekend,  take care, Julia

Encaustic tile cleaning

Recommendations in Summerstown

The tiles in my hallway are original Victorian ones and after 100+ years are in need of a deep clean.  Does anyone have any recommendations please?  Neither of the companies I have found through Google have kept their appointments to estimate. Many ... [ more ]
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Chris M
Hi PL. I absolutely agree with James - this is a specialist job.  The London Front Garden Company deals with Victorian tiles all the time outside (restoring and replacing) and we are often asked to give a facelift inside for many of our clients. It does ... [ more ]
Thanks everyone, I realise it's a more specialist job than a general cleaner can do.  I will check out your recommendations.  Best wishes, PL.

Be a Friend reaches 100!

Clubs & Groups in Balham

Age UK Wandsworth
Age UK Wandsworth service Be-a-Friend is very proud to announce that Derek and Iain  – our newest match for the project marks 100 placements in the Borough of Wandsworth. Iain joins the ranks of 96 fantastic volunteers who are visiting people in the ... [ more ]

Community Hall for Hire

Clubs & Groups in Kambala Estate Residents Association

Kambala Estate Residents Association
Hi all, Just to let you all know that the Community Hall if for Hire, excellent Rates and a lovely refurbished condition, we also have a kitchen available for a little extra cost. Please email me for a viewing

Children's Drama Group

Clubs & Groups in Kambala Estate Residents Association