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Request: 1,000-pc jigsaws for elderly gent (Butts hill area) 8d - Please may I have some 1,000 piece jigsaws for an elderly gentleman who is porly and housebound? They are his favourite occupation but hates doing them twice! Request: Charity needs laptop (Butts hill area) 49d - The Frome Men's Shed and Women's Shed , a registered charity, urgently need a computer for their admin, and would love to receive a 15" laptop, 500 gig hard disc, to run windows 10 (or nearest possible). If you can donate anything like this, you would be supporting a charity that does much to alleviate isolation for older people, and works in the community to help make and mend, and participate in teaching and fun-making at Children's and other community events in the town. Request: Bit of bright red gloss paint (Butts hill area) 56d - I need some waterbased red gloss to finish a Men's Shed comunity project. A small or half used tin would be great! Request: bright gloss paint leftovers (Butts hill area) 131d - Plea for new or used cans of bright gloss paint for the Frome Men's Shed and Women's Shed, who are making outdoor play equipment for summer events.A third or half a litre of each would be useful. Request: baby monitor (Butts hill area) 229d - Something to help us keep a check on regularly visiting fretful grandchild ! Request: white noise gadget for baby's room (Butts hill area) 229d - This would be with lamp if possible, for visiting fretful grandchild! Urgent! Request: Hand operated sewing machine (Butts hill area) 261d - Basic sewing machine needed for teaching children a first experience of sewing. Frome Women's Shed will be giving children a go at machine sewing at public events, and at te Women's Shed, over the next 9 months. Some have never seen a sewing machine and are thrilled to have a go! Request: Kit for baby (Butts hill area) 267d - Grandparents seek travel cot, steam stetiliser, safe sitting up pod etc for respite care of 7 month old and toddler.offers gratefully received, butts Hill area, will travel. Request: Gazebo for Apple Day Event (Butts hill area) 279d - The Women's Shed, part of the Frome Men's Shed charity, is planning to deliver an apple bowling game for Apple Day on 20 October. Will somebody please lend us a gazebo? (The Share Shop one requires a £50 cash deposit, so that's not for us!) Request: Gazebo loan for Apple Day Event (Butts hill area) 279d - The Women's Shed, part of the Frome Men's Shed charity, is planning to deliver an apple bowling game for Apple Day on 20 October. Will somebody please lend us a gazebo? (The Share Shop one requires a £50 cash deposit, so that's not for us!) Request: Travel Cot (Butts hill area) 292d - Reasonable condition travel cot and mattress, hopefully also some bedding Request: Travel cot wanted (Butts hill area) 292d - Baby's travel cot and mattress/bedding as well, if possible Request: Spare violin, doesn't need to work (Butts hill area) 306d - I'm looking for an old violin or two to use for still life subjects for a newly forming art cafe at the Frome Women's Shed. Damage not a problem! Offer: Cot and new mattress (Butts hill area) 1y - Standard size wooden cot, see labels in pictures The mattress is new in the sense that we bought it new 8 years ago, and it's been used about 6 times!
Request: art materials needed (Butts hill area) 1y - The Frome Womens Shed, a charity, needs paints, brushes, watercolours, canvas, anything to help us start a painting project..any leftovers welcomed. Offer: mattress topper, small double size, (Butts hill area) Gifted 1y - Very good condition, hardly used.
Request: acrylic paints etc (Butts hill area) 1y - The Frome Women's Shed (part of the Men's Shed, a charity) is planning some painting groups, and so we are looking for any kind donations of acrylic paints (not oils), watercolours., brushes, pens pencils or pastels that we can use. Good paper or even canvases/stretchers would also be most welcome. Request: Bench vice wanted (Butts hill area) 1y - good quality 4 inch bench/metalworking vice wanted for Frome Mens Shed. Request: Fiddle bits for dementia patients (Butts hill area) 1y - The Frome Women's shed needs two sorts of things for making soothing fidget objects for dementia sufferers: 1. Ribbons, zips, velcro, elastic, bells, beads, anything to sew onto lap quilts for restless hands to fidget with (ideas below); 2. Padlocks, hinges, bells, buckles, bows, ties , locks, etc (see pics) for fidget boards.Please leave at Frome Shed, 1st floor Welshmill Hub , on a Monday morning, or contact me for collection.
Request: Fabric scraps/remnants (Butts hill area) 1y - The Frome Women's Shed needs more spare fabric pieces to make work aprons, and shopping bags to give away in Frome . Please bring to Welshmill Hub, 1st floor on Monday mornings, or contact me for collection. Many thanks, lovely people! Ros Request: A spare metre or so of roofing felt (Butts hill area) 1y - For bird box kits being made by Frome Women's Shed ( a charity) for Children's event in Spring. Several smaller bits might do, please! Offer: Help with allotment offered (Butts hill area) 1y - A gardening group of women from the Frome Women's Shed is on the allotment waiting list, but meantime we would be willing to help out with allotments, maybe where the allotment holder is struggling, if we could have a share in the produce, to either have ourselves, or donate to the community fridge/larder. We could be very useful, and we would get the fresh air and friendship time that we are looking for. Request: Help with allotments offered (Butts hill area) 1y - A gardening group of women from the Frome Women's Shed is on the allotment waiting list, but meantime we would be willing to help out with allotments, maybe where the allotment holder is struggling, if we could have a share in the produce, to either have ourselves, or donate to the community fridge/larder, we could be very useful, and we would get the fresh air and friendship time that we are looking for. Request: Fabric offcuts wanted (Butts hill area) 1y - The Frome Women's Shed (a community charitable workshop) needs more fabric offcuts to recycle in various projects. Please get in touch if you want to part with your bag of useful bits! Request: Tennis players with bad knees (Butts hill area) 1y - I hope to start a regular tennis group for older, ex-tennis fanatics who , like me, have now got bad knees. Maybe we can devise a two-bounce game, for example, so that we can get back on court again! Please get in touch. Request: Mac geek (Butts hill area) 1y - Help! I have made a film for Christmas but can't get it off the Mac ! apps that used to work maybe don't any more - can anyone help, please? Can't even send it by wetransfer!!! Request: Overlocker sewing machine (Butts hill area) Received 1y - The Frome Women's Shed,part of the Frome Shed charity, urgently needs an overlocker sewing machine for a project making reusable sanitary protection for schoolgirls in developing countries, who could not otherwise go to school. Please contact me if you can help. Request: nursery wardrobe needed (Butts hill area) 1y - A nice little nursery wardrobe for our new grandchild would be much appreciated Request: Slates to write on (Butts hill area) 1y - The Frome Women's Shed , a charitable social venture launched earlier this year, needs display materials for our stand at the Cheese Show. Any smart slates would be welcomed, so that we can make notices and price lists for our beautiful hand made food serving boards and macrame items.Please contact Ros Offer: 1st rate draughtproof curtain lining (Butts hill area) Gifted 2y - Two lots of 2m x 2.5 m off white used curtain lining. This stuff is heavy and densely woven and impregnated with something that absolutely stops draughts , as it did in our Victorian house where we lived before. It performed really well over big windows. We have cut this from the curtains that we are re-using , and don't want/need the weight of the linings.