Art & Crafts
Calling all dressmakers! I have a favourite jacket, the lining of which is now ripped in several places. I'm looking for someone experienced at dressmaking who would like a project to replace the lining completely - I have found some suitable fabric, and can send photos.
I hope someone will be tempted!
Drum repairer Someone to restore my clay/animal skin drums - the clay has smashed.
Someone to make a felt hat I'm looking for someone who can make me a felt hat - the sort that are in fashion at the moment (basic bowl with a small brim) are all too small for me with my gert head.
Building, Housing & Decorating
DIY needed The drop kerb on my driveway is broken and crumbling. Road is a private one so despite the damage being caused by bin lorries, I have to fix it no matter how much I argue that the council should contribute! If anyone has any experience with this kind of thing I would be really grateful.
Expert wallpaperer We're seeking an expert in wallpapering to hang some thermal wallpaper on a wall in our house. Not a large job, but the 'paper' is thick and heavy and the wall has difficult angles.
Heavy furniture lifting Have some heavy stuff to move around in Exmouth. Suit rugby player type
Someone to do pointing On brickwork
Children & Childcare
childcare I am a single parent and would love to get out some evenings to dance and singing groups, talks and social events in the week occasionally.
Childcare/babysitting Childcare/babysitting for my 11 yr old boy. Will swap for treatments etc or X's and £.
Children's clothes Clothes for a 5 year old boy. Any hand-me-downs available?
Core Group Work
Facebook facilitator The core group needs someone well versed in Facebook protocol who will set up and look after a Facebook group for Exeter LETS. The time you spend on this will be reimbursed at 8X per hour.
Domestic & Household
1 day's help with house clearing/cleaning Fixing a day to work together to make one room beautiful would encourage me and give great satisfaction
Carpet cleaner I'd like to borrow a carpet cleaner please for my lounge carpet.
Chimney Sweep Wanted
Gas cooker four ring. underneath grill. must be in good working order and come with a Manual.
Logs we need smallish logs for burning
Memory Foam Double Mattress Topper I'm looking for a double-bed sized (200x140cm) memory foam mattress topper, at least 2" thick.
White goods required Large tall fridge; washing machine and washing-up machine required.
Food & Catering
orchard fruits or berries Would love some fruit I could turn into jam, happy to do the picking
beer kit Do you have a heat belt, thermometer or bung and airlock I could borrow?
Clarinet Do you have a clarinet I could borrow or buy?
Disco equipment Anyone got any disco kit either for hire, or possibly selling?
- mixing decks
- lights and kit
Roof Box Loan We are looking to borrow a car roof box for a camping trip. If anyone has one they could loan us for Xs/£s that would be marvelous. We have roof bars, so just the actual box is needed. We are going away Wednesday 20th Aug, so quite soon!
Roof rack Need to borrow a roof rack (for Citroen berlingo), very short-term - one or two trips in a week.
Beer kit Do you have a heat belt, thermometer or bung and airlock I could borrow?
Logs, or any wood Its autumn again and I'm looking for any logs or wood that I can use on my open fire
Gardening & Conservation
Gardening Some help with tidying up a garden - weeding, edges etc, either one off or more
Gardening work needed Was conned by a gardener who did a bit then ran off with my final payment without finishing the job. Needs weeding, topsoil and laying grass seed plus maintenance to get it established and hopefully maintain it for me as I work full-time, study and am a single parent.
Also Leylandii needs cutting back.
house plants would like offshoots, cuttings, or seeds of the following - mother in laws tongue, money plant (the one with large ivy-like leaves), and areca palm. not at all interested in any other plants.
Large garden fork and hedge trimmer Heldge trimmer to borrow if not for sale. Thanks
Lesley I have many tadpoles and am in need of pond weed and pond plants.
Weeding Reliable help needed with weeding front and back gardens. 10 Xs per hour.
Accommodation May need to stay overnight if it's a two-day visit.
Health, Healing & Therapies
Pilates Pilates course needed that I don't have to bookup a complete term at a time.
People to do surveys
Know-How & Professional Advice
Help with computer skills Computer tuition requested
Mechanic Garage work for my van (Renault Kangoo)
Lifts & Removals
car lift would like to go to Lets 25th Anniversary Party - 8th September but need a lift there and back. will pay petrol and car parking fees in £, not Xs
Caravan towing I will need help to tow my caravan to a new site at some point.
Driving - lifts and transporting stuff I don't drive and occasionally I need a lift somewhere or to transport stuff, eg take some stuff to the recycling depot.
Lifts and removals I need to move a lot of boxes currently in storage at some point.
Also lift for Trading Days.
And a lift on 2nd Sat of each month, to Exeter Spinners & Weavers Guild.
Lifts on a Tuesday morning I'm looking for lifts on Tuesday mornings ideally from Topsham train station to Sarah Pennington's choir in Topsham at 10:35 and then back there at 13:00 - but could be from a different station if that was easier (so long as I don't have to walk far, because I can't due to M.E.). Happy to pay fuel and Xs. It probably wouldn't be every week, but some/most weeks during term times would be great - and I may have to cancel at short notice when my health dips. Please text or email if you're up for this, thanks.
Lifts required occasional lifts required
Office & Clerical
Admin help few hours a month
graphic need words removed and re done on photo. I have attempted this but have made a pigs ear out of it. would be quick job for someone familiar with photo shop. Update this job is now done, by someone on the facebook lets page. He's not a member, so could not pay him anything for doing the job. I will have other jobs like this one coming up, only small jobs, But would like a member of Lets to do it so I can pay xs for job done.
help needed Who would like to help fight the roll out of 5G comming to Exeter next year. You won't have to do any direct action (but if you want to that would be even better). All am asking for is people who can read through documents and pick out useful information. Help in writing letters stuff like that. I will be the person who will be doing the direct action so no come back on anyone but me. Any help will be very much appretiated. And you get X's as well!
Organisational help We need help with meetings, admin, publicity, and to generally promote low-carbon living.
Pets & Animal Care
Cat Feeder For occasional holidays 1 small moggie needs TLC - but mostly food and litter tray emptying. Heavitree
Cat Sitting We usually need a cat sitter at the beginning of June and again the beginning of August.
Chicken paraphernalia We want to keep chickens in our garden. Does anyone have any chicken-keeping paraphernalia to sell? (including chickens!)
Dog sitting Occasional help needed with walks for Lucy, our Irish Terrier, based in Crediton
Kitten We would like a kitten to join our household. Does anyone have one for sale?
Sports & Social
surf buddy wanted I would love to share lifts to where the waves are happening, I am an intermediate surfer.
Advanced windsurfing tuition advanced windsurfing tuition needed Exmouth
Computer software tuition at my own desktop at home
Computer tuition Must be patient and well-qualified, and charge 12x or less per hour
Driving lessons I want to learn to drive in the near future, possibly even up to truck level.
English GCSE revision Midweek evening tuition sought for our teenage son over Easter