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Free: 3 x 18xm x 8cm pickle jars (Abbotswood GL3) Expired - 3 x (18xm x 8cm) pickle jars. I’ve used these as candle jars/hurricane lamps, dry ingredient baking gift jars. I use 2 of these every fortnight, so more available if needed :-) I can leave 1 or all out, in Abbotswood, Brockworth for collection. Free: 144 corks, 120 standard & 24 champagne corks (Abbotswood GL3) Expired - 144 corks, 120 standard & 24 champagne corks Currently bagged as: 3 x 40 standard corks 1 x 24 champagne corks I can leave some/ all out for collection anytime. So tell me how you’ll use them? (Wish I had time to be creative and use them) Free: Last 12 months of Tesco recipe magazines (Abbotswood GL3) Expired - Last 12 months of Tesco recipe magazines A few pages ripped out. Some duplicates, where all pages are intact. 1 Asda magazine. By time you collect I may have found a few more. Useful for reception waiting rooms, inspiration for foodies, families, kids’ cooking … cutting up for crafts …
Photo of free Last 12 months of Tesco recipe magazines (Abbotswood GL3)
Free: 2 x 18cm tall clear screw top pickle jars (Abbotswood GL3) Expired - 2 x 18cm tall clear screw top pickle jars Ideal for pickling, preserves, hurricane jars for candles, wedding dressing etc.
Photo of free 2 x 18cm tall clear screw top pickle jars (Abbotswood GL3)
Request: A4/3 white board or memo board to help mum with dementia (Abbotswood GL3) Received - A4/3 whiteboards or memo board to help mum with dementia Lightweight Like kids use at school A4 size or A3 max so I can use write on/wipe off pens to help remind her different things daily. Can collect evenings around Stroud, Gloucester & Cheltenham areas. Free: Solid cardboard tube 60cm/24” x 8cm/3” diameter (Abbotswood GL3) Expired - Solid cardboard tube 60cm/24” x 8cm/3” diameter Would need a saw to cut it down. Some creases evident from production, at tube, still usable for paper poster storage or crafting.
Photo of free Solid cardboard tube 60cm/24” x 8cm/3” diameter (Abbotswood GL3)
Free: Wallpaper & lining paper: various up to 5m (Abbotswood GL3) Gifted - 5m x 52cm wide with 32cm repeat White long flowered grasses pale blue wallpaper plus some off cuts 5.7m x 52cm wide with 64cm repeat ivory cream textured wallpaper with 64cm repeating square 6cm gloss rose wall paper 2m + 96xcm x 52cm wide Pale blue weave textured wallpaper 1.7m x 1m wide Diall white thick lining paper Almost full 25m (prob 22.5m) 120gsm x 1m wide white thick lining paper
Photo of free Wallpaper & lining paper: various up to 5m (Abbotswood GL3)
Photo of free Wallpaper & lining paper: various up to 5m (Abbotswood GL3)
Photo of free Wallpaper & lining paper: various up to 5m (Abbotswood GL3)
Photo of free Wallpaper & lining paper: various up to 5m (Abbotswood GL3)
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Free: 2 large 35cm tall buckets with carry handles & 1 with lid (Abbotswood GL3) Gifted - 2 large 35cm tall x 35cm diameter buckets with carry handles & 1 with lid Came from food production, contained starch. Could be used for brewing, wine making, toy storage, in the garden (wish I’d had them both stood outside collecting all this rain! ;-) ) Collection from Brockworth, or possible delivery evenings around Stonehouse & Stroud on my way home from office.
Photo of free 2 large 35cm tall buckets with carry handles & 1 with lid (Abbotswood GL3)
Photo of free 2 large 35cm tall buckets with carry handles & 1 with lid (Abbotswood GL3)
Free: Black waterproof, trendline sports rucksack (Abbotswood GL3) Gifted - Black waterproof, trendline sports rucksack with green carry handle & shoulder straps 28cm x 40 cm x 10cm Green zipped body Purple Zipped front black pocket? Could deliver Brockworth, Stroud Witney by arrangement
Photo of free Black waterproof, trendline sports rucksack (Abbotswood GL3)
Photo of free Black waterproof, trendline sports rucksack (Abbotswood GL3)
Free: 4x 1 litre 9cm x 18cm clear large lidded jam jars x 4 (Abbotswood GL3) Gifted - 4 x 1 litre 9cm x 18cm clear large lidded jam jars Perfect for pickling, preserving, craft storage, make your own hurricane candle jars or memory jars. (I’ve exhausted all those options already for homemade gifts, see last 2 pics for ideas only) as I eat 2 of these jars of olives every 1-2 weeks, maybe it’s your turn now & I could supply more jars if needed.
Photo of free 4x 1 litre 9cm x 18cm clear large lidded jam jars x 4 (Abbotswood GL3)
Photo of free 4x 1 litre 9cm x 18cm clear large lidded jam jars x 4 (Abbotswood GL3)
Photo of free 4x 1 litre 9cm x 18cm clear large lidded jam jars x 4 (Abbotswood GL3)
Photo of free 4x 1 litre 9cm x 18cm clear large lidded jam jars x 4 (Abbotswood GL3)
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Free: Grey and black typist chair (Abbotswood GL3) Expired - Grey and black typist chair. Upholstery in good condition On five castors Basic Adjustable back and seat. Not gassed. Chair comes away from base Received from another kind Stroud Freegler, but I’ve now found a (pink! :-) ) alternative to match room Could deliver Brockworth to Stroud/Stonehouse
Photo of free Grey and black typist chair (Abbotswood GL3)
Free: Used cream futon mattress 185cm x 119cm (Abbotswood GL3) Gifted - Well Used as sofa, never as a bed mattress, cream futon mattress 185cm x 119cm From pet & smoke free home. Black fabric covered Buttons have been removed to enable canvas/linen cover to be hot washed. (I’ve probably kept all the buttons safely somewhere, but can’t find them just now). Full length central zip Dark coloured mixed filling. Flame retardant As it’s used as sofa it is marked, but only with tea, coffee or chocolate stains, it would best suit for example: Dog mum & puppies Deconstruction & boil wash cover. Deconstruction & remake into smaller: mattress Cushions etc. Wooden base is NOT included I’m can roll & tie so it will fit in at least, a hatch back car. I can help you lift it in, possibly deliver locally. Gloucester to Stroud to Witney
Photo of free Used cream futon mattress 185cm x 119cm (Abbotswood GL3)
Photo of free Used cream futon mattress 185cm x 119cm (Abbotswood GL3)
Free: Set Aldi Crofton blue butterfly glass bowls (Abbotswood GL3) Gifted - Set Aldi Crofton blue butterfly glass bowls 4 small clear glass bowls, 10 cm X6 centimetres approximately 1 clear glass serving bowl 19 cm x 8 cm approximately Aldi reviews save the butterflies wash it off so I suggest these are used for decoration only, or accepted they will become clear, undecorated but useable glass.
Photo of free Set Aldi Crofton blue butterfly glass bowls (Abbotswood GL3)
Free: 24 x 2”/5cm oak curtain rings with 5mm brass rings (Abbotswood GL3) Gifted - 24 x 2”/5cm medium oak curtain rings with 5mm brass rings Could be used as curtain rings or for crafts, covering, joining, macrame Could collect or deliver between Brockworth & Stroud/Stonehouse
Photo of free 24 x 2”/5cm oak curtain rings with 5mm brass rings (Abbotswood GL3)
Free: 4 x Cream 4cm cup, coat or tie back metal hooks (Abbotswood GL3) Expired - 4 x Cream 4cm cup, coat or tie back metal hooks 3cm screw fixing
Photo of free 4 x Cream 4cm cup, coat or tie back metal hooks (Abbotswood GL3)
Free: 9 x Psychologies magazines Nov 2011 - Jul 2012 w (Abbotswood GL3) Gifted - 9 x Psychologies magazines from November 2011 to July 2012 with lots of inspirational self-help articles: dealing with stress, better sleep, meditation, relationships, optimism etc. all still relevant now 10 years later
Photo of free 9 x Psychologies magazines Nov 2011 - Jul 2012 w (Abbotswood GL3)
Request: Digital photo frame (working) for mum with dementia. (Bricknells Meadow OX28) Expired - Digital photo frame (working) for mum with dementia. To help my house bound mum remember recent and distant memories. Thanks Free: Dyson DC25 animal for repair or parts (Abbotswood GL3) Gifted - Was working when it was stored in garage, but foot plate appears to have broken off during storage. So repair project or parts.
Photo of free Dyson DC25 animal for repair or parts (Abbotswood GL3)
Free: Hostess table-top electric food warmer (Abbotswood GL3) Gifted - Hostess table-top mains electric food warmer 1980s, used, was working when last used would hold 2 dinner plates or 3 bowls. Approx 60cm 25cm. Ideal for large family Xmas gathering. Collection/delivery if local to GL3 Brockworth or OX28 Witney (where item is) or A40 corridor in between, or Stroud/Stonehouse.
Photo of free Hostess table-top electric food warmer (Abbotswood GL3)
Request: Iron (Abbotswood GL3) Expired - Wanted 3 IRONS: parts/damaged/not working, any age, style, is OK, as I want to deconstruct them for a craft project. I will share a photo later 👍😉. So if you have an old iron kicking about in a cupboard or loft, or you know anyone who does, please message me & I’ll collect across Glos/Oxon this week (tip doesn’t allow you to collect to recycle ♻️😞) Thanks
Photo of Iron (Abbotswood GL3)