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Offer: Plastic garden pots (Carlton/Gedling) - Assorted sizes and types, but all in need of a good clean. You'll need to bring a big bin liner or something to put them in. Please say which day you can collect. If you don't give a day, we won't reply. We're near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Offer: Toddlers' garden slide (Carlton/Gedling) - This plastic slide has seen better days and needs a clean, but there is life left in it. If you have a toddler and a garden, this will help to keep them entertained. Please say which day you could collect. We won't reply to people not giving a day. We're near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Cheers, Chris. Offer: Small amount of out of date food (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - Jar of cherries 12 2018, curry paste 04 2019, rice pudding 02 2020, prunes 03 2019, bulgur wheat 01 2019. They all still look ok but we don't eat then any more; if we still ate these, we'd think they were ok. But decide for yourself. Please say when you can collect. Priority to anyone within walking distance. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane.
Offer: Wooden back stretcher (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - Curved wooden device with large wooden beads that can rotate. To lie on for stretching and massaging the back. Excellent clean condition. Sadly, I can no longer get up from it once down, so it needs a new home. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Buses 24, 25, 26, 44. Please say which day you could collect: if you don't, your request will be ignored. If there are several requests for this, I will choose depending on why you want it. Thanks, Chris.
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Offer: Washed glass jars (Carlton/Gedling) - We have a huge bag of washed glass jars with lids. A variety of sizes and types. You are welcome to ask for them all, or to pick and choose the ones you want. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you can collect. Thanks, Chris. Offer: Bird feeders (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - 2 feeders, see photo. Need cleaning up. Please say which day you can collect. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane.
Offer: Washed jars (Carlton/Gedling) - Lots of washed glass jars with lids. Assorted sizes and types. We are happy for you to pick the ones you want, or to take them all. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you can collect. Offer: Food (Carlton/Gedling) - Half sliced brown loaf. Unopened packet crumpets use by 26Dec. Small amount Jordan's country crisp. Please say day you can collect from NG4 3F . Near bottomWestdale Lane. This needs to go soon.
Offer: Tiny basic sewing machine (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - Very very basic, does only one size stitch, only forwards. A bit tricky to set up with tension correct, so if taking this for a child there should be a mechanically minded adult available. Battery powered. There is an input for mains, but we don't have a cable for that. Foot pedal included. It's very light weight. If you get easily frustrated, this isn't for you. If there is more than one request for this,I shall consider why you want it. Collection only, from near bottom of Westdale Lane. Buses 24, 25, 26, 44. Please say which day you can collect - requests without this info will be ignored.
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Offer: Washed jars with lids (Carlton/Gedling) - We have LOTS of washed jars with lids. Lots and lots. Just the thing if you're making pickles or jams. You are welcome to pick and choose the ones you want. Lots of different sorts and sizes. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you can collect. Thanks. Offer: Washed jars (Carlton/Gedling) - Two or more bags of washed jars with lids. Assorted types and sizes. You are welcome to pick and choose the ones you want. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you could collect. Offer: Vinegar (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - Almost full 5l plastic can of white malt vinegar. Bought in mistake instead of distilled vinegar. If used for cleaning, your house will smell of fish and chips. If used on food, could make it tasty. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane, buses 24, 25, 44, 100. Please say which day you could collect. If you don't, we won't reply. Offer: Mini sewing machine (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - Easy stitch portable mini sewing machine. With plug, foot pedal, bobbin, spare needle. No instructions, but all it does it straight stitch one size. The tension needs looking at, otherwise it's fine but as basic as you can get. If you don't think you can fix the tension, then this isn't for you. Very small and light weight. Please say which day you could collect. If you don't, I will ignore your response. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Thanks.
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Offer: Toilet roll dispenser (Carlton/Gedling) - This works fine but isn't particularly attractive. It's not worth coming far for, but if you're local and need a toilet roll holder, then maybe this is for you. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you could collect. If you don't, we won't reply.
Offer: Baby/toddler plastic seat (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - Blue plastic seat with safety straps and red tray, for an older baby or younger toddler to sit at while eating or playing. Instructions included. Guessing maximum child age to be about 2. Clean. Used only a few times by grandchildren. If there are multiple requests for this, we'll consider your reason for wanting it. Please say which day you can collect. If you don't, we will ignore your request. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane, less than 5 minutes from bus stops. Thank you.
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Offer: Baby/toddler plastic seat (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - Blue plastic seat with safety straps, for an older baby or younger toddler to sit at while eating or playing. Used only a few times by grandchildren. If there are multiple requests for this, we'll consider your reason for wanting it. Please say when you can collect. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane, less than 5 minutes from bus stops. Thank you.
Offer: Cot with mattress (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - Cot bought new from John Lewis. Drop side type. Very good condition, only used less than 30 times for grandchildren. Currently dismantled, but all the parts are there. Suitable for baby up to about 2ish. We would like this to go to someone in need, who would have difficulty buying one, so it would help us decide who to give it to if you say a bit about why you are asking for it. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Thank you. Offer: Men's work trousers (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - Craghoppers 38" long work trousers. Greyish. Please say which day you can collect. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane.
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Offer: Washed jars (Carlton/Gedling) - Two or more bags of washed jars wowith th lids. Assorted types and sizes. You are welcome to pick and choose the ones you want. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you could collect. Offer: Ethical Consumer Magazines (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - More than 20 issues of Ethical Consumer magazine. Info on most ethical brands, boycotts, different products, etc. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you could collect.
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Offer: Cardboard boxes for house move (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - A variety of cardboard boxes of different sizes. Most are probably not strong enough for very heavy stuff, but still good for lots of things. Please don't ask for photos, they're all different and we don't have the time. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say when you could collect. Thanks. Offer: Washed jars (Carlton/Gedling) - 2 bags of washed glass jars with lids. Assorted sizes. From jams, chutneys, peanut butter, coffee, etc. Please say which day you can collect. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Offer: The Knack DIY books (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - Books. A box full of The Knack. Everything you want to know about DIY, and then more. We think it's a complete set, but haven't checked. Please say which day you can collect. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane.
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Offer: Washed jars with lids (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - We have 3 bags of glass jars with lids. Assorted sizes. You are welcome to pick and choose the ones you want. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you could collect. Request: Chicken wire (Carlton/Gedling) Received - Hi, anyone got some chicken wire they don't need, please? Any size bits would be useful, not too far from NG4 would be best. Thank you. Offer: Potato masher (Carlton/Gedling) - Only used once or twice. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you could collect.
Offer: Washed jars (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - 2 or 3 bags of empty glass jars with lids. Washed. Assorted sizes and types, e.g. from peanut butter, olives, coffee, tahini, pesto - you know, stuff that comes in jars. You are welcome to pick out the ones you want. From a vegetarian household. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you could collect. Offer: Packaging materials (used) (Carlton/Gedling) - A mixture of bubble wrap, small boxes, padded envelopes, packaging peanuts, etc. All used and all reusable. Could save you a fortune if you post stuff frequently. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you could collect. Offer: Herbal teas (Carlton/Gedling) Gifted - 2 unopened teas. Hand- tired Jasmine green tea in a tin and borage herbal infusion from Iran in a packet.
Offer: Children's trampoline (Carlton/Gedling) - Trampoline for toddlers. It's fine, other than it needs a very, very good clean. We are near the bottom of Westdale Lane. Please say which day you could collect.