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Well it's goodnight from me...

in Wandsworth
...and it's goodnight from him. And, for the record, I blame Matt.

Secret Benefactor.........

Marianne I
in Wandsworth
A very big THANK YOU! to a secret (local neighbour?) benefactor, on Tuesday..... I had to, urgently, have a key cut, so I set off to SDS, in Northcote Road, (who amongst, many, other facilities offer an outstanding and extremely well priced, ... [ more ]
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Hari T
I also put back tickets with unexpired time. (Don't know if it is legal or not :)  )  Now, with more and more electronic parking...

Seeking: Sewing guru or someone who dabbles in upholstery

Shanna P
in Upper Tooting
Before we all disappear into Nextdoor and I lose all you lovely contacts I thought I would ask about something I've been meaning to ask for ages! I have a job for someone who is creative and has a sewing machine.  We have sofas which the cats have ... [ more ]
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Lost small tan dog - Finder has not handed in Area: Streatham Hill.

Lily W
in Streatham Park
Have you seen Teo? He is a miniature Pinscher sort of Chihuahua looking. On 25th January Teo went missing near Streatham Hill station We know he was found but where is he? The owner of Doolittle pet shop has posted on Facebook that a man came into ... [ more ]
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Lily W
Agree. Not everyone knows to call dog wardens and Battersea etc It is such a hit and miss affair if the chip is not up to date.

Boohoo, last day! Bye peeps!!!

in Balham
Thank you Streetlife and Streetlifers, otherwise I would probably have never met some excellent new people (Sarah B, Sylvia, Tracey and many other top-notch locals),  nor benefited from local trade recommendations, nor been tipped off about things I ... [ more ]

Bye bye

Opportunity to learn more about Nextdoor

Matthew R in Clapham Park
Hi All, I have really enjoyed my time on Streetlife, both through meeting new people and helping some friends and I to set up our not-for-profit organisation allowing us as a community to share how we learn about new (and sometimes frustrating) ... [ more ]


in Wandsworth
Goodbye Streetlifers! Thanks for your advice, information, items, collaboration, friendship and generosity. Good luck and bless you all. Mythili

FREE - sheet music for string quartets

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Thank you so much Jane - plenty for us to be getting on with including the lovely Borodin No. 2: for anyone who doesn't know  it, the 2006 animated "Little Match Girl" was set to this music - watch and weep: ... [ more ]


Looking for a car to buy

Rosanna F
in Furzedown
I am looking for a small 5 door car, polo or similar, if anyone has one for sale please contact me directly.
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New vacancy: Horticulture Trainer, Assessor and Deputy Manager

Share Community in Sands End
We are looking for a creative and skilled trainer and assessor who can work alongside our Horticulture Training Manager to deliver horticulture training, support the work of our gardening social enterprise and fulfil assessor duties for all of our ... [ more ]

Strong cardboard boxes wanted

Helen Y
in Balham
Hello All Does anyone have any strong cardboard boxes suitable for moving books etc that they want rid off? I can collect if so. Thanks 😀
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Helen Y
Hi that's brilliant when is a good time to collect - can do tonight or tomorrow at some point if it works for you? Cheers Helen

Commercial boiler service

Libby H in Furzedown
A Buderus commercial boiler was fitted in my house a few years ago (still pondering the reason why!)I do live in a house not an office block but all the usual heating people I have tried will not service a commercial boiler.Does anyone have a ... [ more ]

Before I Leave ... Heavy Duty Hand Truck (400lb capacity)

Jimi S
in Brixton
Before we lose Streetlife (I'm way to private for the Nextdoor model), I have a bright yellow Heavy Duty Hand Truck to offer a new home. The wheels need filling with air but apart from that, non rusty, and in good nick. I'm based in Streatham Hill.
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Samantha P
Jimi Thank you So good to meetc you. Again going to miss SL, met so many lovely people on here. Not going to Nextdoor, and not on FB :( Anyhow hope to keep in touch with some of the people I have met over the years. Take care Sam x

Man/woman and van

Jordan D
in Wandsworth
Hello! Can anyone recommend a 'man with van'? (Reasonably priced) I need to take 3 large rolls of carpet and a dismantled bed to a waste disposal center in Nine Elms. Any recommendations?
Annabel C
Yes Jordan, I can highly recommend Andrew Grainger who moved a couple of items of furniture for me recently. I found him recommended on here by other Streetlifers. He will do a good job and charges only £40 an hour. Contact him on 07411 633551.

Homebase cashiers have to stand all day

Anya B in Balham
Did you know that Homebase, now owned by Bunnings of Australia, has removed the chairs from the tills so employees have to stand for six hours, apart from their break.   Is this not discriminatory?
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Matt D
Brian S - what has this got to do with Homebase/Bunnings till staff not sitting?! 6 hours standing is one thing, 6 hours without a wee would be torture... I doubt very much they have a 6 hour straight shift, no comfort breaks, no cigarette breaks, ... [ more ]

Rug Doctor carpet detergent to give away

House cleaner in Balham wanted

Mat S
in Streatham
We need a reliable personable self-employed house cleaner with references from happy clients for three hours fortnightly in Balham. Can anyone help? Thanks!
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Male long hair tabby cat found Hollman Gardens SW16 Streatham

Lily W
in Streatham Park Cross posting from petslocated
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Lily W
Oh what a shame Jud... This website makes a charge to post a lost cat but is free to add a found one. It is afffiliated with RSPCA. If you have s photo of your neighbour's cat and some details am happy to share on Twitter. Has your neighbour added ... [ more ]

Virgin broadband and phone line opinions?

Heather L
in Upper Tooting
We are considering switching from BT, after many years, to Virgin for both broadband and phone (landline) after a very persuasive visit after a knock on the door from one of their salesmen. He knocked £16 a month off our existing bill for 12 months, ... [ more ]
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Come and join Neighbourhood Network SW12 and SW12 March 1st

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Southside Scout Centre,197 Balham High Rd (corner of Elmfield Road) SW12 9B
Sue P
in Furzedown
Our next Neighbourhood Wednesday for 2017 is MArch 1st so do come and join us, adults and children for 'Sing Make and Do’ From 9.30 – 10am singing and dancing with Blueberry Playsongs with your Under 5s 10-11.30. Time to all come together to make ... [ more ]

BP Simply Food, Trinity Road - Parking overstay

Minxette in Upper Tooting
I popped in for a quick shop but took a phone call half way through my browsing so I went back to my car to finish my phone conversation. I finished my shop afterwards, but as I was leaving I noticed parking signs near the exit that said there was a ... [ more ]
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Lily W
Wait see if you get it then go on Pepipoo website for help. Keep your till receipts too. There are various laws about signage, car parks on private land etc and they are experts at helping people.

Tech & Tea at Battersea Library

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Battersea Library, 265 Lavender Hill, SW11 1JB
Matthew R in Clapham Park
We're holding another Tech & Tea event! This will be our third event and we have been overwhelmed by the positive response we have had since our first event last year. Tech & Tea is a fantastic opportunity to not only gain advice and support ... [ more ]
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Plumber - tiler

Editrix in Balham
Shower leaking into the floor below and looking for a good all round plumber tiler to come out soonest ? To sw12 thank you
Jack S
Dear Editrix Call Joel on 07715206815 or see the link for your shower leaking and tiling. Regards
Tato N
Hi. Have u sorted out the problem with ur shower. If not give me a ring . I can help u on that problem u got. Tato 07802698063. I live on the area