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Two great decorating recommendations!

Aviva W in West Hill
Just had our old floorboards sanded by P J Pine and Son Ltd and carpets bought from and laid by Marlowe Carpets. Perfect! Both independent companies and very highly recommended.

Child bed guard

Barbara O in West Hill
Has any one got one of those bed guards that slip under the mattress to stop a toddler falling out of bed? To give, sell, or lend to me over Christmas? Thankyou.

Bracken Moor - a Christmas Ghost Story

Putney Arts Theatre
M K in Putney
BRACKEN MOOR by Alexi Kaye Campbell: a chilling ghost story for Christmas Wednesday 9th - Saturday 12th December 7.45pm (plus Saturday matinee 3pm), Main Stage Tickets £12 £10 for concessions from the box office. Tel: 0208 788 6943 After many years ... [ more ]

Battresea Reach to let - I bed flat

Tonsley Man in Putney
If anyone is interested in renting a one bed flat in the Battersea Reach development please pm me as a friend has a flat to let..............

Launderette - Thessally Road Area

Katherine P in Wandsworth
An elderly relative of mine is having problems washing clothes and I was wondering where the nearest launderette might be so I could pop in once a fortnight and take his washing to the launderette.  Where would the nearest one be please - anyone any ... [ more ]
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Carol Concert in aid of Paul's

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St Mary's Church, Putney High Street SW15 1SN
Paul's Cancer Support Centre in Fulham
Dear Friends, Less than a  week to go before the Paul's Carol Concert at St Mary's Church, Putney on Thursday 3rd December at 7.00pm! We would love to see you at this event. Tickets are £15.00/£10.00 concession and are available here. ... [ more ]

Anyone have their head around Canva? help wanted for free fish...

Guy D in Putney Heath
I need some help optimising our media for FB and twitter (this is a skills-swap so hope ok admin, if not please delete) You'll need to live in areas described here Always looking to support local food businesses, so please ... [ more ]
Philip B
Hi Guy, you may like to speak with Jay in my office, he now deals with all our social media and seems to know way more than I ever could, call me when you have a moment

Ladies spectacles found

Douglas T in Earlsfield
I found two pairs of ladies spectacles in our front garden (SW18) on Thursday. One is in a hard case the other in a soft case  from Punch opticians. Has anyone lost them?

Candlelit Charity Christmas Concert

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St Andrew's Church, Garratt Lane, Earlsfield SW18 4SR
Mrs H in Clapham
Join the South West Songbirds and the newly-formed Junior Songbirds for a candlelit evening of Christmas music, including traditional carols and well-known favourites at St Andrew's Church, Garratt Lane, Earlsfield SW18 4SR on Thursday 17 December at ... [ more ]

Southfields Christmas Event

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REPLINGHAM ROAD (Pedestrianised)
Sunny P in Southfields
The Businesses are hosting a Christmas Event along with the switching on of the Street Lights. There will be a jazz band,local schools singing carols, complimentary mulled wine and mince pies and snacks. There will be festive stalls,shops will be open ... [ more ]

Minx The Beautiful Cat Needs A Loving & Forever Home

Love Generation in Wandsworth
Minx is a beautiful Clapham cat [see pics below]  Unfortunately Minx's owners are no longer able to care for her Could You or Anyone You Know Give Minx A Forever & Loving Home ?  She's A Gorgeous Girl :-)

Pest Control / Mice

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I do hope all these cats have bells on to give the birds and the wood mice, that live in the garden, a chance to get away to safety!

Advice: re-homing my cat

Carla S in Battersea
Dear cat loving Streelifers, Please can you give me any good advice me on the best (safest) and quickest way to rehome our lovely cat.... :,( Snow is a healthy and beautiful 14year old fluffy black British short hair and she needs re-homing to a ... [ more ]
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Maria A
Carla, I imagine you would prefer a direct rehoming for Snow, so I hope Paula's offer comes through. I really do feel for you both, it's a very sad situation.  I wish I could have her but I already have two rescue cats (from kittens) who are 8 years old ... [ more ]
Carla S
Dear Streetlife friends, Just to say THANK YOU for all your posts and messages of advice and understanding. I'm so glad to report that earlier this week a lovely lady, met via a mutual acquaintance and who is an experienced cat owner, has offered Snow ... [ more ]

Holy Trinity Upper Tooting Christmas Fair

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Holy Trinity Church, 74 Trinity Road, SW17 7RH (opposite Fire Station)
Kate A in Southfields
If you run a soaps/ toiletries stall or similar, would you like to take a stall at the Holy Trinity Christmas Fair? It's a lively, well supported neighbourhood event with attractions including giant raffle, tombola, hot suppers, mulled wine, singing by ... [ more ]
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Geovanny J
Hi Kate.  Sorry I haven't been in touch.   I'll attend the Christmas fair at the church.  let me know the cost of the stall table, thank you. Geo
Kate A
Hi Geovanny That's good news. The table fee is £25. The church will be open from 5pm on to set up, and look forward to seeing you then. Any queries, please email to Kate

Help! Tiler cum handyman needed!!

Joanna c in West Hill
Shower problems. Door. Sill. Grouting. Anyone out there? We could use someone regularly a day a week or fortnightly too!!
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Ange B
Hi Joanna I could recommend Dean he Is very good and done work for me and a few other people on strife his number if you still need it is 07908945294

boys clothes 5/6 yrs to give away

Jo in Summerstown
I have some nice things and would like them to go to a family that needs them as opposed to a FARA shop where mums are looking for a bargain. Any ideas?
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Jill C
Julie W, Are you able to share the details of where to take donations? My young neighbour has recently asked me where she could take clothes and formula but I need to write it down as I never have my iPad when I see her.

Your Views for TfL on Wandsworth Town Centre Road Modernisation Plan

Aussie Caramel in Wandsworth
I received the details below in an email. This is a good opportunity to have a say in what happens in the area... Transport for London would like your views on our plans to transform Wandsworth Town Centre, as part of the Road Modernisation Plan. ... [ more ]
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Philip B
My concern is that they will not be able to disperse the flow at either end, York Road will be a cut through 2 way and a cycle super highway already too narrow with parked cars, and the worst spot will be the approach to the Wandsworth roundabout on ... [ more ]
Citizen Smith
The general idea of converting back to two-way streets looks good and long overdue. One- way systems in old cities don't work, so consign them to the same fate of loon pants and cloggs, and take a step back to what did at least work.. But then they throw ... [ more ]

Free consumer advice guide to heating your home this winter

The Hamilton Group in The Hamilton Group
Choosing a plumbing & heating engineer isn’t easy. Why? Because you’re surrounded by unqualified, inexperienced plumbers in an industry that seems to tolerate hit-and-run business practices; as well as confusing advice on which boilers or heating ... [ more ]
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Steve C
All good advice - just a heads up that your web address in your signature is missing an 'o'...

Pedestrian Priority

Jane E in Putney
There is so much being done for cyclists, often costing lots of money. It seems, though, that nothing is done to encourage or help pedestrians. 1. Street furniture should allow the blind and wheelchair users to make easier progress (the back of CJ ... [ more ]
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andrew h
A little more consideration for fellow Londoners is what is required. How often do I see people engrossed on their phones or with their own children to not give a damn about inconveniencing others. My current dislike is parents on the tube letting their ... [ more ]
Jane E
On the positive side, 2 school students were incredibly polite and let others get on the bus first outside Southside.  I contacted their school to suggest they might be congratulated.

Need a school sports bag handle stitched

Editrix in Wandsworth
The over the shoulder strap on my son's regulation school sports bag has detached from the bag. Does anyone know where I could get this firmly stitched back on? Thank you
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Northcote Road and Webbs Road White Christmas Fair

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Northcote Road and Webbs Road
Gertrude & Ivy in Wandsworth
Northcote Road hosts its popular, annual, festive event this year on Satuday 28th November, filled with gifts, family entertainment, live music & Santa in his grotto! See the pavements lined with Christmas trees, as well as visiting stalls joining ... [ more ]
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Gertrude & Ivy
Hi Sunny P, Northcote Road will still be open to cars however Webb's Road is fully closed. Both streets are already looking very festive, with Christmas trees lining the pavements! As an extra Christmas gift to everyone, our wonderful sponsors are ... [ more ]

Guide Dogs looking for 'My Guide' volunteers in Wandsworth

Sarah L in Wandsworth
Guide Dogs are looking for volunteers for our 'My Guide' scheme in the Wandsworth area. My Guide is an opportunity to directly impact the life of a blind or partially-sighted person by spending a couple of hours together once a week (or thereabouts) ... [ more ]
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Sarah L
Hello, Thanks for your message - that's strange that you can't send me an email as I have had a few come through from other people! I don't have your email address, but what did you have in mind? Regards, Sarah

Crossrail 2 in Balham

Edward Cox surveyor in Wandsworth
A public meeting last evening at Wandsworth Town Hall confirmed a plan to build a Crossrail station in Balham between 2020 and 2030. It is alleged that this would improve access and support growth in our town. Given the huge numbers of people ... [ more ]
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Peter F
There is an overhead railway in Wuppertal in Germany. It would cost a fraction of the proposed budget to erect supports and have the railway occupying the space above the main roads in the form of a suspended monorail. Bit late I know but food for ... [ more ]

Single Iron Bed Frame and Mattress to give away

Patricia G in Wandsworth
Single iron bed frame (from the The Iron Bed Company) and mattress.  Missing one brass knob (just discovered) otherwise in great condition. This has been our daughter's bed.  Available for collection immediately.
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Does anyone have a largish dog crate to lend me for a couple of days over Christmas?

Fiona L in West Hill
My mum and her ancient terrier are coming to stay over Christmas  (24th to 26th) -  he is almost blind and deaf, sleeps most of the day and doesn't want to be bowled over/nosed at by my adolescent labrador, thought it would be a good idea to keep him ... [ more ]