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Joined: 14 February 2015

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ink jet cartridges

Peter L
in Upton
FREE.              Due to the demise of my hp printer i have about 15 type XL364 in their sealed packaging in cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. FREE to anyone who can use them. call peter.   07570100730

barrel lock broken

Free Gas Bottle

David S
Upton Home Hardware- 8 Moorland Parade, Upton take in gas bottles FOC if you need to get rid of them. All bottles except Calor Gas.

Tree surgeon

Karen D in Turlin Moor
Hi does anyone know a tree surgeon who is not a rip off. I have a tree in my front garden it's a silver birch I think ( that's what I've been told) iv spoken to the council and it has no protection order on it (emails for proof) I would like a price ... [ more ]

Carpet fitter

Judith H
in Creekmoor
I'm looking for a carpet fitter to remove and relay my stair carpet as it has a lot of traffic up and down it and the edges of the treads are beginning to wear. Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced, good carpet fitter please.

Lidl

Bridget
in Canford Cliffs
Sorry to reinvent the wheel again but I have joined the unfortunate number of Streetlife members who have received a parking fine from the operators at Lidl's car park in Branksome.  I know there has been many a discussion on how to deal with these ... [ more ]
David S
I have done some research. Always check the British Parking Association (BPA) or International Parking Community (IPC) websites to see if a parking company is an ATA member. You can also call the BPA on 01444 447 300 to check if a company is an ATA ... [ more ]

Lidls car park hamworthy

Sharon A
in Upton
I'm not sure how many people know this, but I have notice a camera put in the Lidl car park with a notice saying that you cant stay for more than 2 hours, if you go over you will be fine £90.00,  which is fair enough no one needs to be there that ... [ more ]
David S
I have done some research. Always check the British Parking Association (BPA) or International Parking Community (IPC) websites to see if a parking company is an ATA member. You can also call the BPA on 01444 447 300 to check if a company is an ATA ... [ more ]

Mower Blade needs sharpening

Rowlands pharmacy

Tree Surgeon Required

Patricia S in Beacon Hill
Good Morning Does anyone know of a tree surgeon - we are in need of a very large tree to come down Many thanks in advance
David S
I would get a couple of quotes. Try Stuart Crowley - Firsway Tree Services - he is based in Upton - his number is  01202 389504 /  07795 225227. He has done lots of work for my family including fencing as well.

Mould and damp!!

Chantal M in Lower Hamworthy
Morning everyone. Looking for some help and advice really! We live in a rented pretty old (one of the original bungalows left on Branksea avenue) bungalow that we are in a constant battle with to keep the damp and mould from taking hold! We are in the ... [ more ]
David S
A moisture trap is something you place in the room which absorbs the damp. You can buy them from Upton Home Hardware - Moorland Parade - 01202 632267. We have both the Kilrock Mini Trap and the HG Moisture Absorber in stock. You can buy refills for ... [ more ]
David S
We also stock a damp seal paint which you can brush on the walls to seal the damp out once the mould has been cleaned off.

Poole Hospital A & E Department

David S
Go to HeathwatchDorset website where you can raise issues relating to this subject. They assist the public to air their concerns with a question and answer page.

Drain rodding

Hedgehogs

David S
There are products for killing slugs and snails that are "hedgehog friendly". Come and get them from Upton Home Hardware - we always keep them in stock.

Camping Gas Bottles

Jean B
in Upton
I have several small gas bottles to get rid of. Most are empty but I think at least one still has gas as it is heavier than the others. They have been unused for a number of years. When I enquired at the tip they wanted a payment of £6 each to take ... [ more ]
David S
If you let me know what brand they are I can probably take them at Upton Home Hardware - anything other than Calor gas

Carpet fitter

Karen S
in Hamworthy
Can anyone recommend a carpet fitter, will need at short notice. Thank you

Cycle Lanes in Upton

Steve T
in Turlin Moor
The government has provided councils with significant funds to provide cycle lanes and we have many here in Upton so why do people still insist on riding their bicyles on the pavement? Yesterday I witnessed a convoy of 4 electric powered bicycles, ... [ more ]

Carpet fitter

Jayne J in Creekmoor
Can anyone recommend a thorough carpet fitter that could also show samples/order? Also any experts out there on vinyl flooring v laminate? We have a rental property that would like to look nice /appeal to the younger market but needs to be practical ... [ more ]

Virgin broadband and tv

Malcolm W
inactive
in Broadstone
For several weeks now we have been having our tv pixellating closely followed by losing the internet. We have had 5 virgin engineers visit to check our equipment and have had our hub changed. Tv is a bit better but internet speed has dropped from 50 ... [ more ]
David S
Yes we have seen it slow recently and on several different days internet was lost for a short period of time

Dry cleaning

Jayne J in Creekmoor
Is there still somewhere in Upton or Hamworthy that will take dry cleaning? Thanks
David S
Yes Upton Home Hardware takes is an agent for Creases dry cleaning in Wareham - collected on Tuesdays and Fridays and usually returned on the next collection day.

Tree surgeon

Fiona S
in Turlin Moor
Hi, can anyone recommend a reasonable priced tree surgeon please. I need a tree cut back. Thank you
David S
Try Firsway Tree Services - local guy -  very good service and prices.  Ask for Stuart on 01202 389505       07795 225227  or email     firsway.services@ntlworld.com

"COWBOY" Decorator

Teresa D
in Upton
I Just wanted to warn you all about a COWBOY decorator his name is Kevin James Bryant   He is Trading as New Image Decorators or Bryant and Son      Pls do not use       TY
David S
Generally, you cannot beat personal recommendation and be wary - you get what you pay for in most cases so going with the cheapest can often be costly.
David S
Yes unfortunately Checkatrade organisations can remove adverse comments from the website so it can give a false impression. A shame for those good traders who are Checkatrade registered.

PAT testing

EE Mobile Reception

Alan J
inactive
in Turlin Moor
Has anyone in Lytchett Minster had problems with either BT Mobile or EE reception. I am having problems with No Service and I don't think it is my phone.
David S
Giffgaff is a low cost supplier who works directly with O2 - if you go into Martin Lweis BBC best price website they recommend Giffgaff because it is cheaper than O2 but uses O2
David S
And if you get friends to join Giffgaff you get a intro rebate and best of all all calls between Giffgaff subscribers are Free - yes free - they don't reduce your monthly allowance. I manage to keep to £5 per month most months using their range of ... [ more ]

greasy ovens at xmas ?

Sue H
in Upton
someones oven went up in smoke today, together with the whole kitchen  ! their xmas ruined. Fire brigade say quite common to xmas. If your oven is fithy, and you plan on cooking a big joint xmas day or using the oven a lot over xmas - best get it ... [ more ]
David S
"Oven Mate" - be VERY BEWARE of the warnings Not suitable for self-cleaning ovens and Must Not be used on surfaces where high strength acid based cleaners (e.g. Cillit Bang) have previously been used - the chemicals may react. Not suitable for use on ... [ more ]