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Free 2 seater sofa

June B in Balham
Free 2 seater sofa for collection as soon as poss. Grey covers are loose and fairly recently made. Small scatter cushions not included. Will need a van for collection from Wandsworth Common.
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June B
Hi Jane Both the 2 and 3 seater sofas are available as Rachel can't organise transport- let me know if you would like either/both. BW June

Bellevue Road Summer Fair

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Hicky K in Summerstown
Bellevue Road Summer Fair! Sunday 4th September, 11am - 5pm. Live music stage / 40 stalls / kids zone / falconry / face painting / dog show / street food. www.bellevuevillage.co.uk

Jumble Trail comes to Wandsworth SW18 October 9th - have a stall and sell outside your house!

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Guy D in Putney Heath
Hello everyone. Some of you who listen to the Archers might, in recent weeks, have heard reference to a "Jumble trail". A jumble trail is basically like a collective "yard sale" where everyone in a small area brings their unwanted stuff out into ... [ more ]
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Talking autism and education at the Share Community Open Day on Wed 14th September 2016

Share Community in Sands End
Share provides training and employment support for disabled adults, including those with physical/sensory impairments, learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs. Our Open Day will focus on autism and education for adults. You'll hear ... [ more ]

bed and mattress

Terri P in Wandsworth
My daughter is moving into a rental house with friends in Wandsworth (Clapham end) on September 20th and two bedrooms need furnishing with beds etc. If anyone is about to change a reasonable condition bed or mattress please can they let us know ... [ more ]
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Jordan S
Hi Terri, We have a double bed frame and mattress to give away. It is brown faux leather frame and next mattress that is comfortable. It needs to be picked up before 7th September, and I can provide pictures if you would like to see.  Jordan

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Fashion Photographer Needed

Eloise H in Wandsworth
Hello! I am a recent fashion graduate and want to photograph my final collection. If you are looking to extend your portfolio this would be ideal, as I can't offer too much as a poor student.  If your interested please send me some examples of your ... [ more ]

Monday to Friday lodger conditions

R. Y in Clapham Park
Does anyone know about Monday to Friday rentals.   Hope not a strange question but I am not sure about the boundaries for this. Should the person leave their belongings in the intervening days scattered around commondeering the whole room - or put ... [ more ]
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Miranda F
As the link above, check out Monday to Friday website. I got someone though them admittedly for two nights a week, he leaves his stuff but still room to have someone else to stay. Re how much to charge if you check the website as above it is really ... [ more ]
Stephanie G
Have a look at spare room.co.uk too, you can do a search in your area and see what is being charged for similar rooms. I have had Monday to Friday lodgers, and always let them leaves their belongings in the room, but on the understanding that on the ... [ more ]

Pond oxygenating weed

urbangardner in Wandsworth
Been growing like crazy and pond full! Anyone want any? It's Hornwort Ceratophyllum demersum. That's the bristly one. Pm me to arrange collection - bring bucket!

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Books and fancy dress costumes to give away

Sonya D in West Hill
We have loads of books and a bag full of fancy dress costumes and clothing that we would like to give away or donate to a charity if anyone could please recommend one?
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Angie F
If they are for children then the charity I work for would love them you can check us out www.syct.org.uk we run free children's play and youth clubs in Streatham

Front door refurbishment

Olivia A in West Hill
Looking for recommendations please of someone who could refurbish a front door - sand it down, repaint, draft proof it etc.
Matthew R
If still want to update front door please call as I will make a good job it for a fare rate thank you Matthew on 07908494224 kind regards.

Flat share in Wandsworth

Ann R in Wandsworth
I am a retired widow. My daughter has moved out to be with her boyfriend. I would like to share my 2 bed with another mature female. I work with a charity near by a couple of days a week. I love travel, spending time with my grown up children, ... [ more ]

Free 3 seater sofa bed

June B in Balham
3 seater sofa bed free for collection as soon as poss. The grey covers are loose fitted and have fairly recently been made. Small scatter cushions not included. Heavy so will need a van to collect. Wandsworth Common.

Reading Tickets

Anne-marie N in Wandsworth
Hi all am looking for 2 Reading tickets @ good price if anyone knows where I might be able to get genuine ones would be much appreciated. Thanks

Cat carrying basket, cat lit tray and scoop to give away

Diana S in Wandsworth
If anyone needs a cat carrying basket, cat lit tray and scoop, I have one to give away if you can collect.

Prescription sunglasses found on Wandworth Common

NK in West Hill
I was walking my dog this morning and found a pair of prescription sunglasses in the grass.  I have bought them home with me.  Please contact me if you have lost them / know someone who has lost them.
Aviva W
You could take them to Skylark cafe or the Tennis hut on Wandsworth Common when you are next there. Both have kindly agreed to accept lost property. Unclaimed property will then be collected by the Parks Police. Kind of you to rescue the glasses!

mother & baby groups, child minder, how to entertain single mum +8 month old?

Lucy S in Mitcham
a friend of mine is coming from Australia.  she is a single mother with an eight month old boy, who isn't crawling yet, just experimenting.  she's only with me for a week.  i have no idea what is suitable for entertaining an 8 month old.  wondered if ... [ more ]
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Lucy S
i'm in Earlsfield.  my friend and her baby arrive Thursday this week.  i'm going to be working so can't spend all the time with them and i know she has been a bit depressed, which is why i wanted to find her some company and things to do with the baby ... [ more ]
sc m
Hi Lucy S  I do recommend: Garratt Park One O'Clock Centre Siward Road London SW17 0LA Drop in centre for children under 5 and their parents/carers. No charge. Open from 1.30pm to 4pm on weekdays ( I believe Friday afternoons, it is for 0-2yr olds ... [ more ]

Free Hotpoint dryer

Bring Furniture Back To Life in Summerstown
Hi,i have a Hotpoint Aquarius 7kg tumble dryer to give away. It works on a low heat. I have been advised it needs a new element for it to work on a high heat. I would like to offer it, incase someone can fix it or use it for parts.

large glass or metal Lanterns needed for Evening Party

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Viola
I have used jam jars with some medium strong garden wire wound around the groove and then extended over the top to make a hanger. Looks very similar to some lanterns sold in the shop. Simple but effective.

Cowboy builder - beware

emmsar in Wandsworth
I had mentioned after having heard recommended, a small building/decorating called Goodnews Services. to a good friend of mine who hd to get some decorating and a new floor laid in a small one bed flat in Putney. They gave the job to the company ... [ more ]
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emmsar
The problem was getting the work done within a very short time frame between vacating tenants and new ones moving in. These chaps assured them they could finish the work in time. Their usual builder was holidaying.

Large rug and wooden chest of drawers to go to a good home...

Fiona L in West Hill
Hello, I have a large rug (mainly red, see photos, can't lay it flat anywhere but you should get the gist...) dimensions 115" x 81". Also chest of drawers in the brown furniture category - was my grandmothers - needs some cosmetic tlc but drawers ... [ more ]
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Andrew T
If Mary-Lou falls through for any reason I can collect any time. Have lots of veggies also!! My no. is 07720416070

Sofa Cleaner Recommendations

Lindsay B in Southfields
I am looking for recommendations for a professional company to come and clean my sofa. My partner bought a t-shirt from Gap which unbelievably has left a large red mark on my lovely cream sofa (as well as on various other things like the bedlinen!!). ... [ more ]

Car Owners Event – Make money from your car

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The Nature Centre, Off Dorlcote Rd, London, SW18 3RT
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Earn money from hiring your car or van when you’re not using it. It pays to rent on your terms - earn up to £3,000 a year. We already have 2,171 fully vetted members who want to rent in your area. Learn more from our owners at our event. Free ... [ more ]

Bias covered 5mm cotton piping - know any suppliers?

Camilla Y in Clapham
I'm looking for covered piping of 5mm thick, already BIAS covered in a grey or dark red cotton fabric; a 17 metre length with at least 1cm sewing allowance. I've been scouring eBay & other sites & made one bad buy already, do any of you know ... [ more ]
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Laura L
Or try the craft shop on Balham High Road next to Halfords (Tooting Bec end). They may either sell it or know where to get it, or alternatively one of the lovely ladies there may be able to make it for you.
Camilla Y
Many thanks for the advice from you all;  I visited Fabrics Galore and decided to buy some plain fabric and make it myself after all. Hoping not too time consuming! Thanks again.