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problems with wi-fi broadband. HELP!

Allison in Balham
Hi all, hoping someone might have some advice... My wifi broadband signal keeps dropping out. I have had a BT technician here to run all the tests and we are getting a good strong signal to the hub so that's not the problem. We have the usual gadgets ... [ more ]
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Morris Walkden
the speed test at doesn't take up any bandwidth itself, but other programs that you have open and other devices, even like smartphones, iPads etc, if they are on, they are probably using some bandwidth, so a real test of ... [ more ]

Crockery - Free

Cathy V in Furzedown
Can anyone make use of any of this? In any way?! I hate to check it in landfill but I don't think charity will take any if it. We're just 5 mins behind Tooting Rail stn
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Have you seen my stolen red & grey Piaggio Gilera Runner 125cc Scooter Reg. V89 MGO?

Colin T in Tooting Graveney
This morning I woke up to find my driveway gate had been forced open and my 16 year old grey & red, Piaggio Gilera Runner 125cc Scooter, Registration V89 MGO, had been stolen, even though it had a chain and padlock round the front wheel. My Solar ... [ more ]
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Wadsworth Heritage festival starts this Sat 28th

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Jeanne R
Charlotte Despard and illustrated talk by Prof. penny Corfield hosted by the Battersea Society in St Mary's Church, Battersea Church Road SW113NA on Thursday 9th June at 7.00. This should be a stimulating talk in the lovely St Mary's church by the river. ... [ more ]

Great live music on Friday evening in Balham in three venues

Mat S in Streatham
The Wine Tasting Shop in Hildreth Street, the Balham Bowls Club in Ramsden Road and The Payday Salon upstairs at The Bedford on Bedford Hill, all just a stone's throw from Balham station, are all kicking off Bank Holiday Weekend in fine musical style. ... [ more ]

Gardener in Earlsfield/Tooting area

Ann A in Tooting Graveney
Im looking for a gardener to tidy up a small garden, repot a  large plant and help with a few small repairs.  All basic stuff.  Any recommendations very welcome. Thanks.

Dishwasher Repair person

Jenny D in Battersea
My less than 2 year old indesit slim dishwasher is leaking (seems to be coming from the bottom front left hand side). Can anyone recommend a dishwasher repair person?  Thank you. Jenny
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Anyone have any packing boxes

Lavish Habitat in Furzedown
Hi - I'm moving home soon and wondered if anyone has any spare packing boxes? I previously had some but gave them all away on streetlife.  thanks Jane

2 x bedside drawers

Nikki C in Putney Heath
I have a set of 2 x bedside drawer units. Heavy; one with 2 drawers the other with 3. One set has chipped across tthe front, which would be fine be if anyone wanted to you paint them and both have a couple of chips and scratches. Dimensions are: ... [ more ]
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Shame to tip them, can you ring British Heart Foundation or Age UK - they come and collect for free.

Speed Dating For You And Your Dog

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Sandra S in Streatham Park
SMOOCH AND POOCH Speed Dating for you and your dog Let your dog lead you to love If you not have a dog we can lend you one Age 25 to 45 £20 per person including a free drink and prizes Email : To book and for extra ... [ more ]

Archeology and local History on your doorstep, Family drop in session

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Tooting Library
Tooting Children's Library in Upper Tooting
Explore the Borough's past with Archaeologist Pamela Greenwood. Meet Two 'Characters from the Middle ages and handle real archaeological objects such as roman pottery and clay pipes. Try on a Roman soldier's Kit and imagine marching through Tooting along ... [ more ]

Rock and Roll pianist

Diane M in Summerstown
Hi Anyone know a guy or gal who can play rock and roll Jerry Lee Lewis on the piano......and a local Elvis impersonator??
Tony P
Claire Hamlin plays rock'n'roll piano:  I know many guys who play Jerry Lee type piano but they mostly are miles from London or abroad. Claire is quite local and plays frequently in London with various bands. I'm a great ... [ more ]

Dog groomer

Bryan S
Handsome Hound does my Shih-tzu,,,  Andrew is so good with dogs, 07809 463939 and they are on Emmanuel rd , not far from you  ,,,

Free glossy travel magazine

Sharon G in Streatham Park
I have a collection of glossy travel magazines that are looking for a good home. They are Wanderlust magazines and Geographical and both contain beautiful photography and interesting features. Could also be used for school or art projects? To collect ... [ more ]

Double Divan Bed

Nikki C in Putney Heath
Double Divan Bed and mattress to give. Mattress comfortable, but slight pale staining. One drawer in base has slight musty smell which I've located to the under fabric of drawer which can easily be removed. Was going to tip, so apologies for upright ... [ more ]

Local Musicians based near SW16

Minestra S in Streatham Vale
Looking for  bands/musicians/song writers who will be happy to join our local street part on SW16 on June 12th and perform some acts for our vibrant local community. This is a free gig am afraid but there will be drinks and food on the day. If ... [ more ]

Great window cleaner

Suz in Clapham Park
I don't usually upload recommendations however I wanted to let you all know about our fabulous new window cleaner. Daniel Wager cleaned our windows inside and out beautifully, they have never been so clean. He turned up on time and actually came back a ... [ more ]
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Scalextric track & 2 cars

Suz in Clapham Park
Hope this can go to a new home. Good clean working condition although I think mini cars have lost their wing mirrors having been raced a bit too vigorously by my kids. Collect ASAP from Tooting Bec Please PM me if interested

Possible collection

clare rees in Earlsfield
I have purchased an item (table) which need transporting from Stoke onTrent and am wondering if anyone is making a journey to London from that area who would be willing to bring it down. Of course I would contribute to petrol. I realise this is rather a ... [ more ]
Lily W
Have you heard of I was going to use them for a sofa I was bidding on In Manchester but ended up being outbid. Msybe someone else on here has used them?

WLFE Motor Company

Alan H in Summerstown
Booked an MOT on line with this company last week and recieved Email to confirm booking only to turn up today and find no such booking. Aviod this place
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Simon S
They have serviced and MOT'd my xars for 20 years. Never had that problem with them. If the car has failed on bulbs, they have replaced them free as well.

Gardening and fake grass

Saima M in Upper Tooting
Could someone recommend a gardener to remove existing turf and plantage, replace fences, and lay fake grass? We've got a medium-sized garden and would like someone to do the whole thing. Many thanks!
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Jo H
Thanks to all for the info re the bee hotels. Not sure whether to go for a bee hotel or one for multiple species occupation.

Carpet supplier/fitter

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Joanie p
Capitol Carpets on St. John's Hill. Am super pleased with the carpet I bought there for quality, fitting and price. This shop has been in CJ area for years, I used them 18 years ago to carpet my flat and went back again recently when my carpets needed ... [ more ]
After getting loads of quotes we finally settled on Peter Jones!  Their carpet and fitting servce was the cheapest and the fitters were very efficient.  And the quality is great.

Front of house bin storage

Gail J in Wandsworth
We currently have some rather ugly bins at the front of our house and would like to hide them in a wooden storage box. We have seen some really smart examples of these boxes on Hillier and surrounding roads. Can anyone let us know where we can find one ... [ more ]
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If you live in a conservation area you might need planning permission as happened to my neighbours.  After erecting the shed the Council told them to take it down and seek planning permission.  Funny considering conservation area status does not prevent ... [ more ]
Grannie Annie
hi bunty, not all conservation areas let you rip out wood windows and replace them with UPVC.   my sister lives in middlesex and wanted to replace her wooden windows with double glazing UPVC wooden look alike windows (so save on heating) and wasnt ... [ more ]

Dining Table and Office Chair to give away

Gina in Upper Tooting
I have a black drop-leaf table to give away.  It has some marks and scratches but otherwise pretty much okay.  It is 3ft wide and 4'6" when both leaves are out - only 9"depth when leaves are down. I also have a blue office chair on wheels in good ... [ more ]
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Anyone want a sturdy cardboard box with bubble wrap/fragile packing?

Clare B in Upper Tooting
Hi, I've taken delivery of an item today that was packed in a large sturdy cardboard box (54cm x 44cm x 23cm) filled with bubble wrap and those plastic pockets of air. Before I pop the bubblewrap and breakdown the box I thought I'd offer it (the box and ... [ more ]
Diane N
What a shame I have only just seen this message, my friend happens to be moving in a months time and I'm collecting boxes for her.....