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Free: Bike lift pulley (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21) Gifted - Pulley to fix to the ceiling for lifting and storing a bike, as per the second picture, which is from Halfords website. Very good used condition as far as I can tell. Collection only from close to Chorlton Bus Station. If interested please put your postcode in your reply and please offer some times you could collect. I will delete messages without this information - from experience, not reading the post is associated with not turning-up to collect. I always wait a day after posting to give people who are not checking Freegle all the time a chance to reply.
Photo of free Bike lift pulley (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free Bike lift pulley (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Free: Corner cabinet/display cupboard (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21) Gifted - Dark wood tall corner cabinet, top section glazed, both sections have shelves, the doors have keys. 180cm tall, 48cm wide each side into the corner at the bottom, the top is narrower. Good clean condition. It does not come apart in the middle, you will have to be able to manage 180cm length in your vehicle. Collection only from close to Chorlton Bus Station. If interested please put your postcode in your reply and offer some times for collection.
Photo of free Corner cabinet/display cupboard (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free Corner cabinet/display cupboard (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free Corner cabinet/display cupboard (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free Corner cabinet/display cupboard (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
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Free: cardboard moving boxes (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21) Gifted - Lot of 15 or so cardboard boxes, in good condition, all folded flat, roughly half large half medium/small, the smaller ones include some IKEA no-tape Pappis boxes which are ideal for books and papers. Collection only from close to Chorlton Bus Station. If interested please put your postcode in your reply and offer some times for collection. Free: Hose reel (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21) Gifted - Hozelock hose on reel, left by previous owner so no idea if sound, or how it works - the reel seems to have fittings to work with the hose in some way - but all looks okay. Collection only from close to Chorlton Bus Station. If interested please put your postcode or area in your reply and offer some times for collection.
Photo of free Hose reel (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free Hose reel (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Free: plastic sleeves/wallets for papers (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21) Gifted - Lots - pile about 20cm thick - of unwanted plastic sleeves to keep papers in files, mostly used, still in good condition; a few plain files to slip papers in, a few poppered folders. Collection only from close to Chorlton Bus Station. If interested, please put your postcode or area in your reply; they are not worth coming a long way for but someone who needs lots of plastic sleeves will find them very useful.
Photo of free plastic sleeves/wallets for papers (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free plastic sleeves/wallets for papers (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free plastic sleeves/wallets for papers (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
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Free: IKEA wooden paper-storage boxes (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21) Gifted - IKEA wooden file boxes for storing papers, folders etc., in good clean used condition. 6 standard sized, 3 slightly smaller that stack inside the bigger size. Collection from close to Chorlton Bus Station. If interested please put your postcode or area in your reply.
Photo of free IKEA wooden paper-storage boxes (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free IKEA wooden paper-storage boxes (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Free: IKEA wooden filing trays and desk organiser (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21) Gifted - 6 stacking filing trays and a matching desk organiser, in good used condition, some staining at the bottom of the pen/pencil sections of the desk organiser. Collection from close to Chorlton Bus Station. Please put your postcode or area in your reply.
Photo of free IKEA wooden filing trays and desk organiser (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free IKEA wooden filing trays and desk organiser (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free IKEA wooden filing trays and desk organiser (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
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Free: IKEA Trofast units (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21) Gifted - White Trofast units to take IKEA Trofast boxes of various sizes. The top unit has the box runners in, I also have the runners for the lower unit, saved when they were taken out. Both units are old but clean and sound and still fully-functional. They were used as a bed-frame base in the past and have screw holes on the top where the frame was fixed, but otherwise just show general wear and tear. Collection only from close to Chorlton Bus Station. If interested, please put your postcode or area in your reply. Thank you.
Photo of free IKEA Trofast units (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free IKEA Trofast units (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free IKEA Trofast units (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
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Free: Cardboard boxes (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21) Gifted - IKEA Pappis storage/moving boxes that fold from a single sheet of card to make a box and lid with no tape needed, and can be deconstructed to use again. They are perfect for books and papers. About 25 available now, more to come, and a few larger boxes, some IKEA fold-up/no tape, some ordinary. All used at least once, in good clean condition. Collection only from close to High Lane/Barlow Moor Road junction. If interested please put your postcode or area in your reply.
Photo of free Cardboard boxes (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free Cardboard boxes (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Free: GU10 halogen light bulbs (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21) Gifted - 16 working halogen ceiling downlighter bulbs, available because replaced with GU10 LEDs. 12 Philips, 4 another brand. Can split - you don't have to need 16. Collection only from close to High Lane/Barlow Moor Road crossroads. If interested, please put your area or postcode in your reply.
Photo of free GU10 halogen light bulbs (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free GU10 halogen light bulbs (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Free: long scaffold boards (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21) Gifted - 2 x 3.5m (approx) by 22cm by 3.5cm boards, previously used to make the top of a long workbench, clean and dry, some stains, rough finish and some nails and holes. They do not appear to be treated with anything. Ideal for the sides of a raised vegetable bed in a big space. Also a 3.5m length of 3x2. Collection only - you need transport that will carry a heavy 3.5m board - from close to High Lane/Barlow Moor Road crossroads. If interested, please put your postcode in your reply and say what you want them for, to help me decide. Thank you.
Photo of free long scaffold boards (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Photo of free long scaffold boards (Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21)
Free: high-back swivel chair (Stretford M32) Gifted - Large high-backed swivel computer chair in full working order. The vinyl is wearing off the fabric at the front, as you can see in the photo. I collected the chair from a Freecycler a few months ago when my old chair broke and have used it daily since, but I am moving now and will buy a smaller chair when I have moved, so it would be good if this one went on to be useful to someone else now.now. Collection only from close to Moss Park Primary School. If interested, please put your postcode or area in your reply.
Photo of free high-back swivel chair (Stretford M32)
Photo of free high-back swivel chair (Stretford M32)
Free: patio cleaner and creosote (Stretford M32) Gifted - Clearing the shed - quarter-full container of patio cleaner, and third-full container of creosote - very old but I don't think it goes off. (Creosote is not a forbidden substance now, the rules changed in 2021) If interested please put your postcode or area in your reply.
Photo of free patio cleaner and creosote (Stretford M32)
Free: junior stainless steel spade with broken handle (Stretford M32) Gifted - For someone who can fit a new handle to a spade. Spear and Jackson stainless steel bladed gardener's digging spade, older child-sized, weighs just under 1kg, 81cm length originally, could put any size of new handle to it. If interested please put your postcode or area in your reply.
Photo of free junior stainless steel spade with broken handle (Stretford M32)
Photo of free junior stainless steel spade with broken handle (Stretford M32)
Free: Collection of garden watering bits (Stretford M32) Gifted - 2 lengths of soaker hose, downpipe diverter and extra pieces, water butt taps, hose fittings, pack of various sizes of hose clamps, watering spikes that you screw into a plastic bottle and stick the spike into a pot to water it slowly - and a few other bits. Collection only from close to Moss Park School, Stretford. If interested please say in your reply a bit about what for, and please give your postcode or area, and if you will be walking or cycling, to help me choose. Thanks.
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Free: Garden kneeler/stool (Stretford M32) Gifted - Green heavy duty plastic garden kneeler with sides to make it easier to get up again, or it’s a seat the other way over. Used but sound. Not heavy to carry. Collection only from close to Moss Park School Stretford. If interested please put your postcode in your reply.
Photo of free Garden kneeler/stool (Stretford M32)
Photo of free Garden kneeler/stool (Stretford M32)
Free: 2 heavy-duty short spades (Stretford M32) Gifted - Two short thick-handled spades with different blades, Roughneck brand, from Screwfix I think, the website says 27", steel blades, fibreglass handles. Suitable for close heavy digging rather than gardening. If interested in one or both please say which, and put your postcode in your reply. Collection only from Stretford close to Moss Park School.
Photo of free 2 heavy-duty short spades (Stretford M32)
Photo of free 2 heavy-duty short spades (Stretford M32)
Free: garden plant supports (Stretford M32) Gifted - wire spirals that fit in a bamboo cane, small trellis, obelisk. small supports that hook together, all intended to support plants in various ways. If interested please say which you would want and put your postcode in your reply. Collection only from Stretford, close to Moss Park School.
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Free: plant pots and troughs (Stretford M32) Gifted - Medium and small plastic plant pots, a metal jug that has sprung a hole but would still work as a planter, 3 medium plant troughs with trays, 6 small troughs with trays and wire wall hangers with eyelets to take screws or wire to hang them up. All well-used and still useable. If interested please say which you would like and put your postcode or area in your reply. Collection only from Stretford, close to Moss Park School.
Photo of free plant pots and troughs (Stretford M32)
Photo of free plant pots and troughs (Stretford M32)
Photo of free plant pots and troughs (Stretford M32)
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Free: Cat litter tray with cover (Stretford M32) Gifted - cat litter tray with a house over it to give privacy and stop litter being kicked everywhere. Old, well-used, corners of the base are chipped, but still sound and useable. If interested please put your postcode in your reply. Collection only from Stretford close to Moss Park School.
Photo of free Cat litter tray with cover (Stretford M32)
Photo of free Cat litter tray with cover (Stretford M32)
Free: Bread Maker (Stretford M32) Gifted - ALDI bread maker, a few years old, not used much but a bit scruffy from storage, in full working order last time it was used, no instructions or recipes but information will be available on the internet. Collection from M32 close to Moss Park School, please put your area/postcode in your reply.
Photo of free Bread Maker (Stretford M32)
Photo of free Bread Maker (Stretford M32)
Photo of free Bread Maker (Stretford M32)
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Free: small solar panel and pump (Stretford M32) Gifted - I had a small solar-powered pump in my garden pond, working well then one night the fox took it out and played with it, dragged it across the garden and bit through the cable close to the pump. The panel and pump are probably both still in full working order, and the panel has about 3 metres of cable, but the cable left on the pump is too short to reconnect without taking the pump apart. Free to anyone who can repair it or can use the panel, or pump. Collection from M32 by Moss Park School. Please put your area or postcode in your reply. Free: vegetable seeds (Stretford M32) Gifted - packets of vegetable seeds, mostly last years, mostly still sealed, includes beetroot, broccoli, carrots, coriander, courgette, cress (older packet), french beans, lemon grass, parsley, pumpkin, tomatoes. Will split so they can all be used. Collection from M32 by Moss Park School. Please put your postcode in your reply.
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Free: flower seeds (Stretford M32) Gifted - Packets of flower seeds, mostly last year's but still in date, include Antirrhinum (Snapdragon), Dahlia, Echinacea, Nasturtium, Sunflowers (several packets), Zinnia. Will split so they can all be used. Collection from M32 by Moss Park School, please put your postcode in your reply.
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Free: Plant Pots (Stretford M32) Gifted - A large number (it would not just let me put 'lots' in the number field) of small and medium plastic plant pots, various colours, round and square, suitable for seed sowing, potting-on, indoor plants. They do not all have to go together, though if you are a school club or gardening group you are welcome to take the lot. If interested please message with a rough idea of what you want, and where you are. Collection from Stretford by Moss Park Junior School.
Photo of free Plant Pots (Stretford M32)
Photo of free Plant Pots (Stretford M32)
Free: Child's car seat (Stretford M32) Gifted - Stage 2 and 3 car seat, suitable for a child aged about 5 years up to about 12 years, 15 to 36 kilos, lightweight booster seat plus back with adjustable headrest type that straps in with the seatbelt, in good condition, just dusty from storage, with instructions, never in an accident. Collection from Stretford by Moss Park School. In your reply, please say where you live and the age of the child to help with my decision.
Photo of free Child's car seat (Stretford M32)
Photo of free Child's car seat (Stretford M32)
Free: posters (Stretford M32) Gifted - A large collection of posters, mostly for films, some very large 100cm by 150cm; some medium around 60cm by 90cm; all in good condition, some a little crumpled at the corner or a long side and some perfect. Includes: Wedding Crashers, Bridget Jones Diary, Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter, Finding Nemo, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Madagascar, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Batman Begins, Raise Your Voice, Bugs Life (very large) High School Musical 1 and 2, Toy Story 2, Hairspray, Al Pacino Merchant of Venice, Kenneth Branagh Much Ado about Nothing, Leonardo Di Caprio Romeo and Juliet, Shrek 1+2, Batman Begins, Finding Neverland, Racing Stripes, Herbie Fully Loaded, Monster in Law, Amazing Grace, Sean Connery League of Extraordinary Gentlemen; also 6 Brad Pitt posters (1 very large), Sandra Bullock, Michael Owen, Garfield, Teletubbies, Mickey Mouse in pixels of Disney films. One stiff laminated poster with colours in Welsh. They do not have to go together, I do not want someone to take all of them and throw half of them away, though a children's craft club might like all of them for collage or room decoration. Collection from Stretford, by Moss Park School. Request: old hosepipe (Stretford M32) Received - I am looking for some old hosepipe, it can be short lengths and doesn't have to be watertight, as long as it is not squashed flat. It is to use with bamboo canes to make hoops for netting to keep the pigeons off the baby brassicas in my raised vegetable bed. I am in Stretford and can collect within about 10 miles. Free: Small IKEA table (Stretford M32) Gifted - IKEA white tabletop, 100cm by 60cm, with detachable metal legs. Used, some small marks on the tabletop, the white edging strip needs gluing back on part of one side, the legs are a bit scuffed, but clean and ready for use. Legs screw on, the screws are with it in a bag, so it is just a flat tabletop and 4 poles, easy to transport. Collection from M32 near Stretford Mall.
Photo of free Small IKEA table (Stretford M32)
Free: paper shredder (Stretford M32) Gifted - Small electric paper shredder from W H Smith, cuts up to 5 sheets of paper at a time into strips, full working order but not needed now. Height 38cm; width 34cm including the handles at the side which can be used to support the shredder top over any bin up to 40cm wide, the extending side handle is broken underneath but works; depth 16cm. Collection from near Moss Park School.
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