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Vibrating massage belt to give

Kate B in Summerstown
I have a mains powered massage belt - it has several different programmes to select from.  I also have a Bodytech Fitness Vibro Plate vibrating machine, but I want a donation for that if possible.  You only find this machine in a few gyms!
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Kate B
If you both want to look in the classified section you should see that I posted the vibration plate earlier this week for sale. It wasn't posted in the general topics.  Annie is, of course,first in line.  If you pm me I'll give you more details and send ... [ more ]

Renewing resident parking permits - beware

Sarah H in Earlsfield
I applied to renew my residents parking permit a couple of days ago and have just received the new permit. Although I paid for a year, it is only valid until 14/11/2015. Presumably a computer glitch, but not one that is easy to rectify. Long queues on ... [ more ]
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Vanessa G
If you go to the Central Services Foyer(entrance next to Pure Gym on Wandsworth High Street) they should be able to help you....but, you will probably have to take a number ticket and wait to be called up to a service desk.


Jenny F in Summerstown
Can anyone recommend a good plasterer,we have a big job/wall that needs re-plastering Help. Thank you.
caroline w
I've had a couple of plastering jobs done in my time and I have checked a lot of plasterers. This was the best and cheapest Nigel 07835 919033 btw Jenny when you check out who gave you the best quote, can you post back, just for information?

Doors to give away

JIGGS W in Summerstown
4 doors need a home, any home, urgently. We don't want to take to dump, please help. Very nicely finished, 4 cupboard doors in MDF, rebated, painted white. Made for our landing cupboard a few years ago, but the cupboard has given way to loft extension! ... [ more ]

Wanted Printer Pls... Black and white is fine

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cleaning lady

Elizabeth L in West Hill
My very good cleaner Veronica, who is from Brazil, is looking for more work in this area. She works for several people in Santos Road, so nearby would suit. Let me know and I will connect you.

Free double bed frame & mattress

Beth D in Fulham
We have a double bed frame and mattress to give away. I've attached a picture of the headboard, it has wooden sides and end to match. It was taken out of a flat a few years ago and we have had it in storage ever since, there is also a bag of screws that ... [ more ]

Ladies bike... do you have one you wish to sell/get rid of?

Sally H in Earlsfield
Anyone got a ladies bike for sale for my daughter at Uni? Does not need to be in perfect condition!  Thanks Sally
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Hello all, I am also looking for a ladies bike and would be most grateful if anyone could help.  I am 5'7 or 170cm so needs to be fairly large.  Thank you so much :)
Amanda M
Hi. If any bikes remain can you pm me. I. 174cms tall and would love a bike so that i can ride to gym easily at 6am 😕☺ Thanks

Heavy duty metal Scaffoding Poles to collect, for Free

Marianne I in Wandsworth
If anyone can make use of about 12, heavy-duty metal, scaffolding poles, please contact me, asap, before they get taken to the dump. They are about 5 and 6 foot long. PM me with your contact details and I will keep an eye out fir your message.
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Cost-effective suggestions for small damp cellar

Gill H in Clapham Park
Hi, My cellar is the typical original coal bunker of the terraced properties in this area, and when I purchased my ground floor flat, the previous owners had plastered the walls and put down carpet to make it look like a usable room, but without any ... [ more ]
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You could google "waterproofing and tanking" and check out the premix slurries to which you add water and 'paint' onto surfaces.
Sounds like a good suggestion my basement us a no go area - so damp and smells musty but have to use for storage . I will give the waterproof concrete a go - can u do it yourself ?

The Natural History Museum Wildlife Garden

Naomi L in Summerstown
Those of you who know the Natural History Museum may be interested in the plans to redevelop the Wildlife Garden. The garden is home to thousands ... [ more ]
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Just found great Plumber! YAY!

Princess Leia in Streatham Park
Had a water pump replaced by Tom Plumb Saved me over £300 on a quote from the official Pump installer recommended by the manufacturers, and Tom was recommended by another Streetlifer.   Turned up on time, did fast work, left ... [ more ]

Cleaner - Living Locally in Sands End.

Penelope B in Parsons Green
To clean common parts of a house rented in rooms two hours per week plus extra time cleaning rooms and changing beds as and when needed. Also sometimes showing rooms and seeing people in.  £10.00 per hour.
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Penelope B
I now have someone to do two hours every Tuesday morning and will see how it goes with her but the job entails 'as and when' required, to see people into a oom and clean when they leave.


Richard E in Southfields
we have a 4 month old kitten in need of a love-ing home as we can not take her with us as we are moving house
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Anne F
Hi Richard Happily we have Rosie and are pleased to offer her a loving home, she is gorgeous!! can you tell me a little about her, is she chipped?? shes had her first innoculation I think?? if so when?? Any other info?? Many thanks Anne
Richard E
Hi we are glad Rosie has got a nice new home as she is a such a lovely kitten she was born in Wales she will be 5 months old on the 15 of October she has had all her innoculation's her booster is due in May 2016 she has been wormed but she has not got a ... [ more ]

Antique kitchen scales to give away

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Gabor B
We also expected to be a good new home for some similar reasons ... ... but first served is it in the game :)

Cashless parking coming to Fulham and Hammersmith

George S in Fulham
Hey fellows I noticed something that caught my eye and want to share it with you What do you think about it?!

Walking partner/ groups

Cinderella's mum in Sands End
Hello looking to see if there are local are local walking groups or partners in the area? Walking on my own seems a chore! Many thanks
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Maria D
Hi Cindirella, About contribution it's free,only money for the coffe you buy for you, we started small and has grown we are from different country's and a lot of English people too, we have a walk, do some exercises a chat laugh and a coffe at the end. ... [ more ]

Looking for Cleaner Chelsea SW3

Penelope B in Parsons Green
Looking for a cleaner 2-3 hours every other week basically but extra days as and when.  £10.00 per hour.
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Annabel C
Hi Penelope B, I can highly recommend Maria who I found via another Streetlifer in Chelsea - she's a gem! I will PM you with her contact details. Annabel

Deaba @ Devas (Community Lunch)

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Devas Youth Club, 2a Stormont Road, London SW11 5EN
Deaba in West Brompton
Deaba is at Devas every Friday, selling food to support the work at Devas. Come and support our local community. Lunch is £6.00 for a two course meal. Tomorrow's menu: Vegetable noodles, spicy chicken wings, chilli sauce, green salad and raspberry cheese ... [ more ]

A meeting about food this Thursday evening

David K in Battersea
The Wandsworth Society's meeting this Thursday 8 October is about Food – ‘Buying, Growing, Eating Local’.  In other words, why local food is important, how ‘buying local’ is better and where to get tasty, healthy local food. Come along to hear about the ... [ more ]
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David K
I'm sure that Share will get a mention this evening.  No "minutes" - it won't be that sort of meeting - but there will be a report in the next issue of the Wandsworth Society's Newsletter.  (Our September issue is currently available in the Archive ... [ more ]
Share Community
Wonderful, thank you. Please do stay in touch. We love building our little community! So much good work to do together. Best regards Share Community

Boiler water flow

WPJ Heating in West Brompton
I doubt most people have thought about the path the water takes form your boiler to your radiators, well we did and put together an animated infographic to show. We hope you like and if anyone is need of a plumber or gas engineer, give us a call 020 ... [ more ]

Fence panels

Advice please:Original skirting boards

MM in Pimlico
Advice wanted: i want to remove the original skirting boards in my living room (Victorian terraced house) but wonder what the best way to do this is without ruining the wall too much? I want to put down a new floor and avoid the little beading strip. ... [ more ]
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Julie D
Ah that's a shame as Jeremy S said, you didn't need to remove them! I had a new solid wood floor laid and the fitters just used their special tool to cut the bottom of the skirting boards because I didn't want the beading. Cost a bit more but looks ... [ more ]
Thanks Julie, yes I'd heard undercutting the boards was possible but as I had three different styles in one room it was a bit of a mish mash and not worth preserving. From the input from you and all the other wonderful Streetlifers it sounds like ... [ more ]

Car repairs

Jo in Summerstown
I have some minor scrapping on the side panel of my car which needs touching up and a broken back light on my Volvo. Pls can someone recommend a good garage that won't try and rip me off? Many thanks
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Linda R
I just had a significant scrape on the corner of my bumper done by a company called chipsaway. ( Its a national franchise) He came to my house with a fully equipped van.. computer to check paint mix , dryers etc etc.He was here about two and a half hours ... [ more ]

Battersea Police Ball

Battersea Park,
Kate M in Wandsworth
Why not kick off you Christmas party season in style. The Battersea Crime Prevention Panel is holding again this year their annual fundraising event. All monies raised on the night go straight back into Battersea and Balham. We are a grant giving ... [ more ]
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Kate M
HCK they are £57.50 (£52.50 for senior citizens) this includes light canapés, a three course Dinner coffee and chocolates, New York themed Cabernet, dancing etc...drinks I'm afraid are extra on top there are multiple bars through out the venue and we ... [ more ]