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London Freegive: Give or get free stuff in your own town

Reusing items saves money, reduces waste and is a way to do something positive for the environment. Items we throw away such as bed, television, clothes, furniture, printer, toys, sofa and computer can pass to someone in your community.

If you haven't heard yet, there is a wonderful organization called Freegive Group ( www.freegive.co.uk ). Free Give Group connects people who are giving and getting unwanted items for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills and, at the same time, helping someone in your community by gifting them the item you no longer need. Another benefit of using Freegive is that it encourages poeple to get rid of junk that we no longer need and promote community involvement in the process. By using Freegive, not only are you able to get rid of your item with the minimum of fuss; you will also be doing your part in stopping another reusable item ending up in a landfill. It's completely free to join.

Freegive group is active in all London boroughs. Find a group near you at www.freegive.co.uk/londonfg.htm

Post an ad for free: Post your job, car, van, motorbike, pet, property, local business services, freebies, flatshare, house for sale or room to rent ad for free in London. Visit London Freegive at www.freegive.co.uk/londonfreegive.htm

How freegive group works:

  1. You have a television or clothes or furniture or printer or toys you were going to throw out.
  2. You join your local Freegive group.
  3. You post an offer on your local Freegive group.
  4. People respond to you if they are interested.
  5. You pick a recipient and arrange for them to collect the item.
  6. They take the item away.
  7. You let your local freegive group know that the item is no longer available by posting an item TAKEN message to the group.

Note: If you need an item you can request one on your local freegive group in the same way by posting an item WANTED message to the group and if someone has what you're looking for they will contact you to offer it.

This is a great idea! Encouraging people to reuse and recycle things by giving them away and not sending them to the garbage bin!

I think freegive ( www.freegive.co.uk ) is a great way to build a bond in the community and it's always good to recycle. I think it's a fantastic idea and everyone should join!

Becky 2010-08-25 02:59 reply

Re: London Freegive: Give or get free stuff in your own town

Peter 2010-08-26 08:45 reply

two 2 seater sofas and storage foot stool

Two 2 seater DFS sofas and storage foot stool, 4 years old, flame re-tardent, treated with anti-stain solution (very easy to clean). Original cost 1500pounds.

Always been in smoke free house

Collection from Steele Road Isleworth

250 pounds

Can email photos or arrange viewing

james 2010-08-15 22:41 reply

Female flatmate wanted

Female flatmate wanted to share lovely 2 bed flat, 3 mins walk from St Margarets Station.

550pcm - double room available 23 Aug 2010.

Bright living room/dining room (big windows)

Large kitchen with dishwasher

Bathroom with shower over bath

To share with easy going female professional in her early 30's

Please call Caroline to arrange a viewing

07939 224818

Caroline 2010-08-15 12:21 reply

Cat Feeder required!

Hello!

We need to find a reasonably priced company or person who is reliable & trustworthy to feed our cat while we are away for 1 week in Sept.

If you know of anyone could you email me ladytahdah@yahoo.co.uk

Thanks :)

Robyn Coles 2009-07-22 11:51 reply

Re: Cat Feeder required!

Hi.

What week in September? I might be able to help.

Guy

07763 985824

fred 2010-07-14 14:58 reply

studio to rent

Hi,

I have a very nice bright and newly redecorated studio to rent in St Margarets Road, it's very quiet as it's at the back of the building. It has it's own kitchen and shower room which has been refitted. £165.00 pw

Call or email if interested. Guy 07763 985824 or guymedd@gmail.com

Thanks

fred 2010-07-13 13:53 reply

Block Managers

Does anyone have any experience of flat management companies and can recommend any?

Thx

Neil

Neil Barton 2010-02-14 18:22 reply

Re: Block Managers

Hiya.

You could contact David Mckimmie at Michael Tims & Co 020 7409 2233. I here the company has a very good rep.

Guy

fred 2010-07-13 13:38 reply

Need a web designer?

I have just started up my own web design business and I am looking for customers who need a website. Please visit my website www.michaelwebdisign.co.uk to contact me or email me hanrahan63@googlemail.com

Thanks

Michael Hanrahan

Michael Hanrahan 2010-07-01 00:40 reply

Accountant recommendations?

Hi

I'm looking for a good local accountant for personal tax returns and help with a small sole trader account.

Any recommendations please email me on helen.trim@gmail.com.

Thanks

helentr 2010-06-30 12:09 reply

A new sweet Child Minder in St. Margaret

Annies's Nest

Looking for a reliable, happy experienced Childminder?

For photos, testimonials and all the details go to:

www.anniesnest.webs.com

I am an ofsted register Child Minder with a BA in Social Communication, working in TW1 close to Marble Hill Park who loves children, friends, family and fun!

3 years experience in Canada, 2 years in London. Up to date services and competitive rates

For photos, testimonials and all the details go to:

anniesnest.webs.com/

Give me a quick call on:

078 5242 3777 (Annie) or look at the contact page on my website for more info and a map

See you

Annie's 2010-06-07 20:31 reply

Cleaner recommendations

Hi there

I am new to the area and need a cleaner for 3 hours a week.

Would prefer to find someone through word of mouth than through a company, any recommendations very much appreciated.

All the best

Monica

ps. email monica_soriano@hotmail.com

Monica Soriano 2010-05-25 16:43 reply

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