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Request: Hessian sacks (Henbury BS10) Withdrawn 13d - Hessian sacks - wanted for storing garden plants (dahlia tubers) overwinter. Used is fine! Hessian fabric would, also, be OK....then can make sacks! No rush, but before the first frosts would be ideal! Offer: Standard King size Mattress/Topper - used, IKEA 'Tustna' (Henbury BS10) Gifted 30d - Used as mattress topper for about 4 years. Staining from tea/water spillage (honest). 200 x 150 x 7 cm (Standard King size) Brentry/Henbury - collect evenings or Wednesday or weekend.
Offer: Foot pump - double cylinder (Henbury BS10) Gifted 38d - Halfords brand, 2 cylinders, so quicker, plus pressure gauge. A few years old, but working well. Can collect evenings or Wednesday/weekend. Henbury/Brentry
Request: Wool insulation (Henbury BS10) Withdrawn 79d - Wool insulation, as used by some food delivery companies. Prefer large quantities, if possible, but any amount if near BS10 area. This is an ongoing post, now.....can be saved for weeks/months and let me know when can collect? I can withdraw the post if I ever get too much! (To create hot composters, etc.).
Request: Compost bin or similar (Henbury BS10) Expired 116d - Small compost bin or similar bin, with lid, for community garden. Bin needs to have lid, have an open bottom (or be able to cut out a hole). Can collect anywhere in Bristol area. Offer: Fire Guard, black (metal) (Henbury BS10) Gifted 323d - Simple hinged fire guard, black-finished metal (assume steel). Some marks/wear. H 510mm x W 410mm x D 200mm (20" x 16" x 8") Will come apart at hinges. Collection evenings before 2100h or Wednesday/weekend by arrangement.
Offer: Green plastic tree protectors (Henbury BS10) Gifted 346d - Hundreds of green plastic tree protectors. Just in case somebody can think of a use......? Have tried eBay and giving to Forest of Avon...... last chance before landfill! They open out into a square section tube, partly mesh.
Offer: Binoculars, old 10 x 50 (Henbury BS10) Gifted 1y - These were my dad’s binoculars, so possibly 40-50 years old. Charles Frank make, Frank-Nipole Coated optics, 10 x 50 magnification, 5 degree field of view. The right eye-piece wobbles about a lot, making them tricky to use. Hence need some TLC. The lens covers have got lost..... if there were any, but there is a battered case! Collect from Henbury (Crow Lane) or I could deliver in the BS10 area, or nearby. Frank
Offer: Pair of Speakers (old) (Henbury BS10) Expired 1y - Pair of old speakers left on the 'please take it' table in the lobby of our block of flats. Nobody has taken them in about 4 days, so I assume they're not wanted. I will probably retrieve them and keep for a few days, then take to the new council Re-Use shop at Lawrence Weston/Avonmouth. Request: Old Woollens, e.g. jumpers (Henbury BS10) Received 1y - Any old, unused woollens out there? Always in need! Jumpers, cardigans, blankets, socks, felt, wool packaging, etc? Must be pure wool, no man-made mixes. Wanted for gardening (helps retain moisture). Can collect in Henbury, Southmead, Westbury areas. Request: Leather for making things.... (Henbury BS10) Expired 1y - Anybody got any thick leather out there? This is to make tool covers/scabbards (see example of axe cover). Needs to be at least as thick as [old?] shoe/boot leather...ideally 2-3mm.