Art & Crafts
Drum repairer Someone to restore my clay/animal skin drums - the clay has smashed.
Picture Framing I have a couple of prints I need framing if anyone has this skill?
Sewing/clothes adjustments I have several pairs of linen trousers that I’d like to have shortened, can anyone offer that service please?
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 I'm looking for some support with DIY.
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.
Help moving bike shed
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 sterling.
Children's clothes Clothes for a 13 year old boy.
Domestic & Household
Carpet cleaner I'd like to borrow a carpet cleaner please for my lounge carpet.
Chimney Sweep Wanted (Xs Xs)
Cleaner needed Does anyone actually like cleaning? (Apparently some people do!) You are welcome to come clean for our busy family and we will pay you handsomely in Exes!
Cleaning Help This doesn't need to be every week or all the house, due to long illness the house/garden has been neglected. Now I am recovering I find I want to do more things but need help :-)
Willing to pay a cash component too
Lightweight curtain We need an extra-long net or light-weight pale curtain to sling under the conservatory roof to deflect heat and glare It needs to be not less than 8' long though not wide : 36" or 42" and ideally with tabs at one end to get a bamboo pole through. I have lots of shorter ones but a join wouldn't be right,
Memory Foam Double Mattress Topper I'm looking for a double-bed sized (200x140cm) memory foam mattress topper, at least 2" thick.
One 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
Repair outdoor step Someone to repair a crumbling outdoor concrete step, please, and teach me how to do it well, in the process. (hourly rate 10x Xs)
Various wants Wanted please: Liquid or pellets for a portapotty
small washing up bowl,
Pans, (only stainless steel, as Teflon is carcinogenic)
Caravan tow hitch lock.
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
Disco equipment Anyone got any disco kit either for hire, or possibly selling?
- mixing decks
- lights and kit
Pallet buster Does anyone have a Pallet Buster they could lend me?
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
Comfrey plants needed Hi I am after some comfrey plants to colonise on my allotment. Also aerating pond weed needed to deal with a grotty pond. Has anyone got some for exes?
extendable hedge-trimmer We'd like to hire a cordless, extendable hedge-trimmer for trimming a very high privet hedge. In Exwick.
Gardening Some help with tidying up a garden - weeding, edges etc, either one off or more
Gardening help This doesn't need to be every week, due to long illness the house/garden has been neglected. Now I am recovering I find I want to do more things but need help :-)
Willing to pay a cash component too
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.
Hedge care/trim I would love someone to come and trim back a hedge for me, I think it will take an hour.
Help gardening I have to take it easy for medical reasons, however I have a sunny garden that is ideal for growing vegetables. Payment in veg and endless cups of tea plus 1X per hour. EX5_
Large garden fork and hedge trimmer Heldge trimmer to borrow if not for sale. Thanks
Large planters Large pots and planters needed for making a herb garden.. can collect
Lesley I have many tadpoles and am in need of pond weed and pond plants.
Mowing person A disabled friend's grass area needs mowing (it was strimmed down earlier this year). There is a modern flymo type on site. Would probably take 20 mins max (tba Xs)
Accommodation May need to stay overnight if it's a two-day visit.
Health, Healing & Therapies
Know-How & Professional Advice
Help with computer skills Computer tuition requested
Mechanic Garage work for my van (Renault Kangoo) (? Xs)
Lifts & Removals
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.
Help moving sofa please I'd like to buy a new sofa but need help with logistics of lifting and moving the old one out and getting the new one in, I have a van but its a camper van, its possible to use but if someone had an empty van that would be ideal
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
Nature time I love spending time near water. I would love someone to come pick me up and go spend some time gently walking with me. (I have a walking stick so I have to take it easy.) 1X
Office & Clerical
Admin help Ideally a few hours a month sending emails, contacting individuals for things or doing newsletter
Help with printing flyers Can anyone help me print a small number of flyers please, my printer makes them look very amateur
Organisational help Helping at meetings with hosting, refreshments and/or taking notes;
if interested, setting up and advertising events that help push & support councils and groups towards a more planet friendly system and way of life.
Pets & Animal Care
Cat Sitting We usually need a cat sitter at the beginning of June and again the beginning of August.
Occasioanl hamster care I occasionally go away and need someone to take in my child's hamster, she's quite timid, very sweet and a pleasure to look after, a home with no cats please. If you are interested please let me know so I can check in good time about the times I am planning to be away.
Sports & Social
Surf buddy wanted I would love to share lifts to where the waves are happening, I am an intermediate surfer.
Driving lessons I want to learn to drive in the near future, possibly even up to truck level.