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Urgent Help! My lovely plum tree looks like its dying

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Jo
I have a much loved Victorian plum tree and for some reason it is looking in a very bad way. Hardly any fruit this year, the leaves are all grey and I think it is dying. Is Pls can someone recommend a person that might be able to diagnose what is wrong. ... [ more ]
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Jo
Ok I've done some research! It needs pruning and is suffering from under watering and mildew. I wouldn't undertake pruning myself. Have googled tree surgeon but would rather get someone recommended. Any suggestions gratefully received and thanks for ... [ more ]

FREE: Small padded envelopes

Give, Lend & Borrow in Upper Tooting

Minxette
I have a box of small padded envelopes to give away. Size: 150 x 210mm Please see the 3rd product listed (MLPC0): http://www.packaging2buy.co.uk/bubble-envelopes-mail-lite-plus There are approx. 80 envelopes.  You are welcome to take some or all of ... [ more ]

Desired - an A1 Drawing Board

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Richard C
I'm starting the hunt for a drawing board as I have more and more drawing to do over time... Might anyone have one they don't use anymore? Thanks folks!
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Richard C
Hi there Hugh and Gilly, thanks so very much for the table top drawing board - can't wait to get drawing on it! I need to do some re-shuffling in the house first though... All best!

Getting rid of lots of paper and files

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Lynette M
Hi Neighbours I have been studying for a law conversion exam for the past 3 years and have accumulated loads of paper, books and files. I'd like to get rid of it and hopefully recycle it all. Does anyone know of anyone/service which will collect? ... [ more ]
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Rod C
Depending on how much you've got of course, I usually fill a recycling box every week and that's just newspapers and cardboard. You may need to spread it over a few weeks recycling collections........!

Building surveyor recommendations

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Ania O
Help! I need the wisdom and guidance of an experienced building surveyor to check out a damp and mould (possibly rot) problem I appear to have on the outside wall of an end of terrace house.  Want to ensure diagnosis is accurate before taking on any ... [ more ]
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Marianne I
After many expensive and unsuccessful remedial works to a wall at my property, I finally got a specialist surveyor, recommended by an architect, who very quickly established the cause of the problems and advices on the required works and procedure. This ... [ more ]
Ania O
Many thanks fellow Streetlifers! Advice noted Marianne I. Will follow up on all recommendations - thanks Bill B, Martin H and Marianne All the Best - enjoy the Bank Holiday week-end! Ania O

Wanted - second hand family tent

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Richard C
Hi all, Me and the family are looking for a family tent and thought there might be someone out there for whom camping was a brilliant idea once, but the reality turned out differently to expectation... camping often does... that might be us in a year or ... [ more ]
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Richard C
Thanks so much for the tent, Lizzie! I opened it out today, before the rain came - its awesome! And exactly the same model as the one we borrowed from our neighbour last weekend.

Slide Projector to borrow or buy

Give, Lend & Borrow in Balham

Richard C
Hi there Bettina, I have a slide projector you'd be welcome to borrow for the party. Its an Kodak Ektalite which has a circular carousel on top for your slides. Its a bit noisey, but really bright. I'd be happy to lend it to you,  Richard

Teenager looking for work at events and parties

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MS
My son aged 18 is taking a gap year. He is looking for work in customer service/waiting/etc to get experience so he can get a working holiday job next year. Please could someone suggest how to get him started? There must be lots of catering and events ... [ more ]
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Transition Tooting
If he wants to try some voluntary work, he could help serving the food at our community food festival next month, the Tooting Foodival on Sunday 13th September at Samaj Hall near Tooting Broadway http://www.tootingfoodival.blogspot.co.uk/ It's a free ... [ more ]

Help please :- transfer video clip from Mac to dvd

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Gillian P
My son is visiting from Australia :- and I use to download my photos to his Mac . I've just looked at photos and realised MY travels in certain places in Australia have been edited to music and are great. He's away abroad right now Please can someone ... [ more ]
Dmitriy
Hello Gillian, This should not be too difficult if you already have a place to download them to (and there is enough space on that device). I can offer a remote assistance for this, which makes it so much easier in terms of appointment times. Please let ... [ more ]

recommended decorators required

Recommendations in Earlsfield

Gohar H
Looking for  good, reliable painter-decorators for 2 rooms and a bathroom Please. Live in SW12. Many thanks Gohar
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Matthew R
Hi Gohar Call Matthew great rates brilliant finish. Clean and tidy. Loads of rec from street lifers if you wish call me on 07908494225 kind Regards Daily Maintenance Ltd.
Judith M
Hi if you still looking my husband Simon is a builder and has his own team of very tidy inexpensive trades guys and painters and decorators. Simon@stone medics.com. 07976204442. Cheers judith

Crossrail 2 Vent shafts on Wandsworth Common

Local Conversations in Southfields

John G
Well, 7 months have passed since we were told that TfL would review the proposed sites for the Crossrail 2 tunnel vent shafts next to the playground and restaurant on Wandsworth Common and the Trinity playing fields at the junction of Trinity Road and ... [ more ]
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Helen H
I believe you will find Charles Walton at the Wandsworth Society, they currently have a whole story board about the plans for Wandsworth Common, which I have tried to send as an attachment - but cant - as follows and there is more on their site ..... ... [ more ]
Helen H
 There is a document on website on Gov.uk regarding Wandsworth Common Page 5/ Executive Summary 9. The main amendments are: a. The removal of AOSIs from Wandsworth Common and Trinity Fields. AOSIs for the project will be required in this area, but the ... [ more ]

chimney sweeper

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Rachel B
Chanda, I always use 123 Chimney Sweeps. It is a family run business and they are friendly, punctual and reliable. Here is a link to their website, and feel free to mention that I recommended them. http://www.123chimneysweeps.co.uk/

Samsung phone email problem

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Kate B
I have recently got a Samsung phone and am having problem with email.  Gmail works fine but my email account ntlworld.com behaves oddly.  Not all the mails come through and as soon as I've seen them, not even read them, they disappear for good.  I've ... [ more ]
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Shahid Rafiq
Hi Kate, I am in Glasgow till Monday. I will have a look at this for you on Tuesday if its not been sorted. if its urgent then please give me a call tomorrow. Thanks Shahid

Social Media Course

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Hayden Murtagh
Hi Guys I am looking to enrol on a Social Media course/class that possibly covers Twitter/Facebook/Google etc Can anyone recommend or suggest a great business that offers such - i would need to be in a classroom as learn faster that way.  Thanks in ... [ more ]
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Deep clean of carpets and upholstery

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Cookworks blender to give away

Give, Lend & Borrow in Summerstown

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Is anyone getting rid of a dishwasher or microwave?

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Autumn G
Hello! We just moved and the previous owners took their dishwasher, microwave and fridge-freezer with them. Is anyone getting rid of anyone or several of these? We are happy to collect! Thanks!

smashed smartphone screen

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Kate B
Any ideas where best to get this repaired, please?  I know a lot of places advertise that this can be done but a recommendation would be preferable.  Thanks
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Builder to repair window sills of first floor flat on Glenfield Road SW12 0HG

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Ann W P
The window sills are crumbling and need to be repaired .... it's a first floor flat ..... any recommendations???
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cjdg
Ann, The sill is the bottom part of the window frame (into which the casement or sashes fit). The sub-sill is a structure normally of stone or concrete that juts out from under the main window sill.  If you are repairing sills then the only product I ... [ more ]

Classics In The Park tickets for sale - face value

£60.00 in Summerstown

Nicola
I have 2 tickets for Classics In The Park (Wimbledon Park) for Saturday 12 Sep 2015 at 6:00 PM. I accidently bought them for the wrong day and they won't refund them. Happy to sell for face value (£60 for the pair) to save someone the £4.80 fee.
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Nicola
These tickets still available if anyone is interested. Available for collection tomorrow afternoon / evening or from 5th September onwards.

Rubber Plants in need of homes

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Looking for a hall

Recommendations in Wandsworth

Anne-marie N
Hi I'm looking for a hall to rent on either Sat 3rd or Sun 4th October. Tooting, Balham, Clapham or surrounding areas. Space for about 40 people. Any help much appreciated. Anne-Marie
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Solid wood louver doors

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Anne-marie N
Pair of solid wood louver doors, excellent conditions.   Dimensions Length 196cm Width 69 cm Dept 3cm  Free on collection

Car Break-ins: Tooting Bec

Local Conversations in Tooting Graveney

caroline w
My car was broken into the other day.  They must have used some device because there was no damage. But I've noticed a rash of car-window glass on the streets round here in the last couple of days.  I reckon three cars have been broken into in the ... [ more ]
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Dilip
Our local Police Officers have identified two different types of vehicle crime. Theft from Motor Vehicle and Theft of Motor Vehicle. Both types of crime make us all feel vulnerable, especially when we know our neighbours or ourselves have become ... [ more ]
Sarah J
Our car along with many others were broken into during the night of the 2nd of August in Furzedown. There was nothing in our car, so only got away with a disposable lighter and a packet of chewing gum! I just wanted to point this out as there was nothing ... [ more ]

9 - 18kg child seat for sale

£25.00 in Tooting Graveney

Richard C
Hi Streetlife, As our two boys grow-up, we no longer need this car seat, bought new with 2 careful owners! Would love it to be re-used, Richard