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Teenager looking for work at events and parties

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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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Thank you Vivienne, my son has got a Saturday job for the next few weeks now, but I have passed this on to a couple of nice reliable friends of his who might be able to help out next weekend.
Michele L
Hi Vivienne, I've just texted you. My son who is 18 is willing to help if you are still looking for someone. Best regards Michele Langdon

3 sets of Ikea children’s chest of drawers

£20.00 in Wandsworth

3 identical IKEA children's chest of drawers. Price is for each one, but will take an offer on more than one. All in good condition. Collection only from Battersea SW11

3 seater IKEA Ektorp sofa with 3 sets of covers

£40.00 in Wandsworth

Very comfortable sofa from IKEA! 3 sets of covers: Beige floral, Light Sage Green, and caramel colour from Bemz Fair condition, smokefree and petfree home Assembled size Width: 218 cm Depth: 88 cm Height: 88 cm Seat depth: 49 cm Seat height: 45 cm ... [ more ]

2 seater IKEA Ektorp sofa with 2 sets of covers

£40.00 in Wandsworth

Very comfortable sofa from IKEA! 2 sets of covers: Light blue and White Fair condition, smokefree and petfree home Assembled size Width: 179 cm , Depth: 88 cm, Height: 88 cm Seat depth: 49 cm, Seat height: 45 cm Collection only in Battersea SW11

Gutter problem

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Susan O
We have water pouring out of our back and front gutters.  Can any one recommend someone to come and take a look, diagnose and then take efficient action.
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If you do get new, larger hopper heads installed (and the first question would be to verify that a hopper head is actually needed as occasionally they are put in as an alternative to a pipe, wrongly) then it is wise thing, indeed, to ask the plumber to ... [ more ]
Andrew W
Hi Susan I used a guy called mike when my gutters where blocked he did it off a ladder with his collegue stepping the ladder he was quite reasonable and no call back his number is 07956 861899

St Johns Rd

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I noticed whilst walking past JD Sports on the corner of St Johns are that it has closed alongside Clinton Cards next door and Ash next door to that is closing. Has anyone any idea what these three shops are going to be?

how can i get a small excel project done?

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Lucy S
i need some trackers made in Excel & my own Excel skills are virtually non-existent.  i suspect that someone who knows what they are doing could do it in about an hour.  any thoughts? many thanks cheers lucy
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Lucy S
Amy J, i shall go have another rootle on the EdExcel website, which i don't find particularly user friendly.  i'd heard rumours that they did trackers before, now you give me confidence that they are there to be found.  AB, Sam K has put one together ... [ more ]
Amy J
Hi Lucy, I hope you find what your looking for. I know he BTEC website is hard to navigate. I can send you the tracking sheet I had for my science kids last year? Only problem is I wouldn't know how to advise you to add columns etc. send me your email ... [ more ]

found house keys

Lost & Found in Clapham

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 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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Steve D I don't see anything different setting up BT email by checking their help pages: Those IT professionals should be specific about what isn't ... [ more ]

Free parts for IKEA kitchen available

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Lisa C
I have a bag full of bits for an IKEA kitchen if anyone is in the process of buying one. Lots of hinges, feet, accessories. Most still in packaging. Free to collect to anyone interested. Seems a shame to just dump it!
Alun P
Any chance you could PM a photo of the items? Interested but only if I'm not just going to end up with a bag full of hinges, I'm starting to develop a hoarding problem with "hinges that just might come in useful some day, y'never know"! Cheers, Alun xxx

Crossrail 2 Vent shafts on Wandsworth Common

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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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Charles W
Thank you John for your helpful response. We used Streetlife to tell people about our APM in June also to let people know about our stalls at last year's Northcote and Bellevue Rds Fairs as well as Twitter. We also use the noticeboards on the Common. We ... [ more ]
John G
Charles, Now that I have you "on my radar" I hopefully will pay attention to your posts. Many thanks for taking the time to respond. John

Free sofa bed

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Good Friday cleaner needed in Southfields

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I need a good cleaner that can do Friday afternoons for 3 hours. I am already aware of perfect maid and man friday, so need different recommendations please. Need someone who can speak English and lives locally. Must be able to clean house thoroughly ... [ more ]

Anxieteehee Charity Pub Quiz!

Clubs & Groups in Furzedown

The Imperial Durbar
Come and join us at The Imperial Durbar for the second Anxieteehee pub quiz this Sunday! All for a great cause! Anxieteehee is in aid of Mind Uk, and is a non-profit comedy festival. Prizes drinks and fun! All proceeds go to help this charity! To learn ... [ more ]
Alun P
Very interested in this; I found the best way to deal with my anxiety issues is to just laugh it all away so this is a great idea for an event!

VHS to give away

Give, Lend & Borrow in Balham

Approx 150 VHS tapes in good condition from Alfred Hitchcock to Star Wars - anybody want them?
Alun P
I know that the Salvation Army shop in Wandsworth on the hill going towards Putney sell VHS tapes so it might be worth popping them in there.

3/4 size violin suitable for beginner

£20.00 in Balham

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How to get to Althorp Road

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Hi I need to get to Althorp Road SW17 either from Liverpool Street or Fenchurch Street - can anyone tell me what bus to get?
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I really like Citymap and will use it in future.  Going to give the 344 a go - I'm in no rush and prefer to see where I'm going!

Rubber Plants in need of homes

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Carine M
Hi Linda, Angela, Thank you so much for the lovely plant. What healthy and vibrant plant. The pot is also a great addition! Take care Carine

Urgent Help! My lovely plum tree looks like its dying

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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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Angie M
Hi. If you search here on Streetlife for tree surgeon, there was a series of posts 19 days ago, amongst which were several recommendations for tree surgeons. I tried to cut and paste here but couldn't do it. Post again if you can't find it and I'll ... [ more ]

Slate roof tiles-need a few

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Hi does anyone have any old unwanted slate roof tiles any condition. Just need some for a project. It can be a few or more. Thanks

recommended decorators required

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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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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 07976204442. Cheers judith
Gohar H
Thank you very much all for responding! Greatly appreciated! I have few contacts to work with now. Many thanks again Gohar

Free fibreboard underlay

Give, Lend & Borrow in West Hill

In case anyone out there may need natural fibreboard underlay for use with wood or concrete flooring (engineered or laminate). It's by Wickes 850 x 590 x 5mm. About 6 full size from a packet & bits from cutting.
Amanda G
Dear Arlene We would be interested in having this please. We have indoor rabbits and trying to find a solution to them damaging our wooden floor with their urine. I can collect from you this weekend or when suits you.

Slide Projector to borrow or buy

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Bettina M
I'm wondering if anyone has an old slide projector that I can borrow (or buy) for an 80th Birthday party in October. Many thanks.
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

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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Cookworks blender to give away

Give, Lend & Borrow in Summerstown

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