Help wrapping mail orders Expecting a deluge of mail orders this week. Is anyone available to come to the shop and help wrap them for prompt dispatch. Training given. (10 cams cams)
Laminating I need some A3 posters laminating. Can anyone help me please?
Selling over Facebook I am selling some books and other items over Facebook marketplace, and other online sales outlets. I need between two and four hours help to photo the items and create the adverts. (10 per hour cams)
SHREDDER PLEASE is there anyone in CB4/area with a shredder that I could pop over and use - I have about half a carrierbagfull.
Many thanks : )
Suzie 0269 (? cams)
WEBSITE PROOFING NEEDED Please does anyone have 2-3 hours, not all at once, to proof read my website? It needs checking for typos, spelling and whether links within certain pages are still working or not. Needed by mid February ideally! Thanks : ) (10 cams)
XCEL DOCUMENT TYPING I'm seeking someone please to help me type about 25 XCEL forms, together, me saying details, you typing...I am an XCEL dunce! Thanks... (10 cams)
Arts & Crafts: knitting/sewing
Sewing machine lesson Asher (18) is very keen to learn to use her sewing machine but can't get started. Could someone give her an hour or two of help and support? At our home in Babraham or could travel. It's a Rose&Butler machine. (10 cams)
Sewing Machine lessons/mending - Ceri I have a new all singing all dancing sewing machine and need someone to help me learn the steps from thw slow waltz of mending and taking up hems to the Tango of creating my own clothes, either from scratch or by recycling old garments. (10 Cams cams)
Arts & Crafts: other
Basic Book-binding I have a number of paper-bound books (vocal scores) which need basic 'repair' - ie strip off old spine cover, re-glue spine and attach new soft cover - using thick paper.
It's not really book-binding, more just DIY. (10C cams)
Restoring wooden trays (10 per hour cams)
Stone setting lesson I'd like to learn how to set cut gemstones in a claw setting in gold/silver. Does anyone have the tools and knowledge to do this, and if so would you be able to teach me? (10 cams)
Wax carving I'd like to learn the basics of wax carving for jewellery making. Does anyone know how to carve in wax for casting into silver, and would you be able to teach me? (10 cams)
Building & DIY: equipment
Moving bulky items. Sometimes we have items that need moving that are not straightforward for us. E.G. Currently we have an IBC that needs to be moved to the back garden from the front of the house. (10 Cams cams)
paint for interior walls white emulsion paint 2 to 5 litres needed
seeking loan of power saw I have a load of scrap wood i would like to reduce to firewood- does anybody have a power saw for loan?
WHITE BIDET Does anyone have an old white bidet? They're not made anymore! Please ring Yolanda on 07415765026
Building & DIY: help
building plastering in small cupboard, artex bathroom ceiling, moving light switch 3'please (10 cams cams)
Building We have been planning our new kitchen for longer than I like to think about! Also, from time to time building projects in the garden. (10 cams)
door varnishing 0739 I am looking for someone who could sand and varnish some window and door frames for my 87 year old mum....before she tries to do it herself!....my arthritis is too bad to do it but happy to help!
Thank you (10 cams/hr negotiable! cams)
Electrician Are there any electricians out there that could help please. My tv works but my arial doesent. Wanted advice on what to do or if they can fix arial for me please? Need to be qualified though!!!!!
Experienced Painter required Experienced painter needed to paint my living room. (10p/h or agreed amount cams)
Firm Double Mattress Pocket Spring (Negotiable cams)
handyman/woman needed can you help me some or all of: getting rubble to the Milton recycle facility, install shower curtain rail, redecorate ceiling of bedroom (10 cams)
Help with oragnising garden shed and put up shelves Help with sorting out garden and putting up shelves (10 cams)
Installing Fencing I need help installing some stock fencing so I can keep alpacas! (10 cams per hour cams)
Lock changing I need to change two locks on my garage door handles as someone stole the keys from my van!Haven't been able to get anything in or out for 2 years!!! Help would be much appreciated xx (10 cams/hr negotiable! cams)
Needs small Electrical jobs around the house, Electrician needed for small jobs around the house
plumbing Small plumbing jobs
Restoring 2 wooden trays (10 per hour cams)
Rosie McMurray 0739 I need to change two locks on my garage door handles as someone stole the keys from my van!Haven't been able to get anything in or out for 2 years!!! Help would be much appreciated xx (10 cams/hr negotiable! cams)
Shed repair A lean-to on my allotment has to go, I can take all the panels away but I do not know how to pull apart without undermining the shed it is leaning against.
Children & Childcare
babysitting Occasional evening babysitting for my two boys in CB3. Looking for a few more local people to add to my list. (10/hr cams)
Childminding I am looking for a sitter / childminder for my 6 year old son on some Saturday evenings. We live in Waterbeach.
Editing (online) Someone needed to edit a large number of short (template) adverts on amazon in English. These are for lovely plants and bulbs so you won't get bored but you do need to be quick because there are so many. Work from home. It's a simple log in process then work from an 'editing' page. Software is very user-friendly. Insight into marketing useful. Training given. (10 cams)
German to English translation Can anyone translate a German Cycling Policy document into English for me please? (10 cams)
Sibelius to MuseScore/XML conversion I have a load of .sib files - but I no longer have access to Sibelius music typesetting program, and now use MuseScore. Hoping someone has Sibelius and could at least print PDFs, if not export to XML format
Food & Cooking
organic vegetables All kind of organic vegetables and fruits (negotiable cams)
Gardening & Plants
An hour or two's garden help in Babraham A couple of hours of knowledgeable garden help - pruning and generaly tidying - would be most welcome, one-off or regularly. We are in Babraham - could possibly collect you from central Cambridge. (10 cams)
Bamboo cuttings I'd like some bamboo cuttings or other tall grass (ideally 2m tall) to grow in large pots to act as screen (neg cams)
Compost and topsoil I need some weed free compost and topsoil for vegetable gardening, thanks in advance
Coriander Plants Wanting coriander plant/s for planting outside. Something fairly well established and able to be used in cooking asap. Thanks.
Digging on Allotment, Bunside, Bottom of Mill Rd I cannot dig now because of my back. I would like to plant my black currants which are currently waiting in pots and move a lavender bush to another part of the plot.
Garden landscaping & planning.
Gardening Is anyone available to help with maintaining my garden? General weeding and tidying. Grass cutting. Also pruning raspberry/ blackberry/ gooseberry plants. Even if you can only help with one of the above, please let me know!
Gardening - someone to dig up a jasmine I have a jasmine, which is quite old and well rooted. It grows like mad and I'd like to get rid of it as I can't keep on top of cutting it back. It is in a raised bed and will need dug up. Is there anyone strong that could help with this?
gardening help I would like someone to come out to my place in Cottenham to give gardening help and advice. Specifically, I want someone who can identify weeds and bits left over from previous owners and help me formulate a plan suitable to my energy levels. (10 cams)
Gardening help I need occasional help with weeding and digging in my garden.
Gardening help I am desperate to get some help to keep my garden tidy. Is there anyone who is willing to spend a couple of hours cutting, weeding, digging etc. I live in Great Shelford.
Help clearing patio Looking for someone to help out with clearing my patio sometime in the next few weeks. I need help pulling up dead weeds, sweeping/clearing it of dust/leaves, some emptying/tidying of old pots.
Help with Weeding/ coppicing. As we do not use chemicals on our soil weeding is a necessary part of our allotment work. In winter there is some coppicing in the garden and will be on the allotment. (10 cams)
Homegrown garlic My crop failed this year so I need some to plant in the autumn
Kate Grillet I would like regular gardening help.
Massage. Pilates. Remedial Yoga (10 Cams an hour cams)
Occasional plant watering If you live in the Milton Road/Chesterton Road area and are up for "greenhouse duty" at times when we are away (rarely!), we'd love to hear from you. (per hour, 10 cams)
Weeding wanted please! A couple of hours weeding paths on my allotment at Pakenham Close please, the rain and a torn Achilles tendon has got the better of me! Within the next ten days from 22/6/19 if possible would be fantastic - lunch or snacks provided, good tools available and help from me..... Thanks! (10 cams)
Willow wands We would like some willow wands we can use for weaving. We can soak dry ones. Thank you (As required cams)
Compost tumbler wanted Does anyone have a compost tumbler they are not using that we could have on loan or buy? Thank you
garden equipment Lengths of wood suitable for making into garden troughs, (planters). up to 4'lengths, 1'width.
Lawnmower service Can anyone help with servicing my petrol lawnmower? I've been told it needs a carburetor service. It starts but won't stay running.
outdoor equipment water butt with overflow attachment
Petrol Strimmer Does anyone have a petrol trimmer they can lend me for cams? Quite urgent streaming needed at allotment - can collect this weekend or next week: thanks
Raised beds I'm looking for a few more raised beds for my garden veg patch. 1m x 1m would be ideal but will consider others sizes. Either wood or plastic fine as long as they are stable when put together. (negotiable cams)
SET UP A WATER HARVESTING SYSTEM I need help in setting up a water harvesting system, I think I have everything need just need help of someone who has done it before and can offer their knowledge, experience. (Negottiable, cams)
WHEELBARROW needed Wheelbarrow required. My wheelbarrow is coming apart so I need to replace it, Please let me know if you have a used wheelbarrow in good condition please. Cams negotiable (15 cams cams)
Goods: For Sale (one offs)
Beatles, Joni Mitchell or Geoff Buckley CDs Hello, I'm looking for some nice CDs to listen to in the car, either old music or teach yourself German CDs or German stories.
Boxes for moving home and / or unpackers If anyone has some boxes that I can borrow for moving home, that would be grateful. Also newspapers or bubble wrap might also be helpful. I have two men and a van doing the move and helping with unpacking but if anyone else is available to help with putting books on bookcases or sorting cupboards at the new place, let me know.
Ladies size 5/6 38/9 rollerblades or rollerskates Does anyone have some rollerblades or roller skates that still work well?
Onyx Chess Set Someone contacted me about this Onyx Chess Set however I was recovering from an operation at the time and unable to respond. The chess set is still available so if it was you please contact me again and we can go from there. The chess set comes in a padded box. The lid is the chess board. The pieces are mostly in very good condition as it has not been used for several years. A few of the pieces are broken but I have the bits which have broken off. They can probably be mended by someone who has the time ans patience.
I am suggesting 30 Cams however if you are interested please get in touch as I am happy to negotiate. It is a lovely set and I hope someone who enjoys chess will be able to get some pleasure from it. Sterling accepted with Cams also if better for you. (30 cams)
Plastic topped glass jars Could camlets members collect plastic topped glass jars for me, please? And perhaps, contact me when they have 10, ideally of the same type. e.g. 100g coffee jars, small peanut butter jars, etc. Will agree cams with members? Please call (mornings only). (1 cams)
queen or double bed for a kingsize one I have a solid wood king-size bed that I'd like to change for a smaller one. I'm looking for a queensize, double or one of those small ikea day beds. Something with legs, so not divan. I wonder if there is anyone that would like to swap a smaller bed for my king-size one? Alternatively, if anyone would like to buy either the king-size bed frame or the mattress or both for cams or cash, I would also consider that. 40 cams? Buyer to dismantle and remove. The mattress was bought in August 2018 so less than six months old and the wooden frame is very solid.
small speakers or a small cd player
SOS! Plastic Carrier Bags! Please bring in your used carriers bags asap if you are passing. We have run out!!! (0.05 cams)
trip trap wooden high chair This is a long shot... but does anyone have one of those wooden high chairs that can be used as a seat and the height can adjust as your child grows up? I would like to buy one.
Bedroom chest White bedside chests – made by MFI about 20-30 years ago, three drawers with one brass coloured knob on each drawer.
Clothes dryer hanger “Tidy Dry” retractable ceiling clothes dryer, four line type.
Coffee grinder I am looking for a replacement of the Moulinex coffee grinder that I have used for the last 45 years! In fact the motor is working: one of the blades broke. (Up to 15 cams cams)
Hat stand Hat stand, preferably white metal.
Pasta making machine Does anyone have a pasta machine and drying rack lurking in a cupboard? Very occasionally get the urge (and time!) to do my own ravioli so a loan would work but would also buy. (by negotiation cams)
basic electrical repair We need someone who can tune, connect, test and possibly repair various electrical items.We can bring the items to you. (10 cams / hour cams)
De-humidifer Does anyone have a de-humidifer in good working condition they would like to sell for cams? I can come and view/collect.
Changing beds (room turnaround) Hello, I occasionally need someone to change the linen on my guest bed and generally make the place nice for guests arriving. Sturton St, Cb1 (10 cams cams)
Cleaning help I have a high-ish skylight that needs a clean - at the moment I'm suffering from chronic fatigue so it's a bit beyond me. I have suitable ladder (10 cams)
Help with coping at home Need occasional help with basic tasks, such as vacuuming and carrying things upstairs. (10 cams)
Help with EBAY selling Can anyone help show me how to place items on eBay please ? Would like you to come to my house so we can take photos of the items. I have tried to do this but am obviously going wrong somewhere !
household help wanted i am looking for someone who can help me clean the house etc please let me know if you can help i will also reinburse your transport cost on top of/plus 10 cam per hour
thanks peter chang/waterbeach (10 cam per hour cams)
Housework Because of the amount of other things we take on, housework suffers from time to time so help with this much appreciated! (10 Cams cams)
Personal: Beauty Care
Men's Haircut Anyone care to cut my hair, once every few months? I offer good conversation, too! (10 cams)
Being Read to - Ceri This makes some things much easier for a dyslexic. (10 Cams cams)
Clients for CAMs Committed clients to join Bach Flower essence study. You will be required to keep a diary of symptoms change and commit to take orally your personal Bach flower prescription at least 4 times a day from a 30 ml dropper or spray bottle you can keep in your pocket for a period of 3 weeks. The study requires a commitment to 4 consultations. (Negotiable cams)
Massage. (10-15 cams)
Shiatsu I am learning Shiatsu and looking for receivers (models). If you are interested in improving your health and have benefitted from shiatsu before, or if you are interested in finding out more, please contact me.
Shiatsu is a form of body work and energy work practiced fully clothed, usually on a mat on the floor. Developed in the twentieth century in Japan, it has roots in Chinese medicine, Western physiology, and Japanese traditional massage. (voluntary cams)
Therapists/Teachers/Workshop Leaders Hi I'm looking for therapists/teachers/workshops leaders who may be able to offer something in the wellbeing space at an eco gathering in August 9th - 14th. It is volunteer led, everyone is crew ethos. Message me if you'd like more information. Thanks
Angel Card Readings
Interested in psychic phenomenon
meditation I would love to learn to meditate through guided instruction.
Jane (10 cams cams)
Meditation in France Join our Mindfulness retreat in the French countryside for deep relaxation, health and creativity. Led by an experienced and inspiring teacher. Cams/cash (tbc cams)
Would like to learn yoga & relaxation techniques
Dog walking/sitting Oscar the wonderful golden retriever offers his company for walks around Wandlebury or locally in Babraham, or an occasional evening's sitting at home by the fire. Not sure whether this is an offer or a want, but we're happy to pay you to walk him or give him some company so that we can go out! (10 cams)
Sports & Recreation
Football boots I would like a pair of football boots size 7 or 8 for my refugee guest Yousef please.
Technical: Computer/phone help
camcorder & computer I need someone to help with using a panasonic camcorder & editing on computer
coding tuition java basics up to including java 8.
COMPUTER HELP Help needed with new office, and other web sits. (negotible cams)
Computer Help Two issues need resolving:
a) (re)Formatting hard disc partition
b) clearing and re-installing network drivers (subverted by anti-virus software)
I'm computer-literate but lack confidence in these critical areas! 15Cams offered for specialist advice (15 Cams cams)
Computer security Need of occasional guidance with my computer. OK with basics, such as word processing and searching the web, but hopeless at solving technical problems. (10 cams)
Help with Website Design; Weebly, Wix etc I'm new to modern website design software - has anyone done this before? Happy to learn HTML etc. I would appreciate a leg-up to begin with, I'm a former computer programmer (in the 1980s) (15C cams)
Linux help (mutual support?) I have a number of issues submitting bug reports, installing hardware drivers etc, that would benefit from somebody who's "been there before"
RADIO SPEAKER MENDING ANYONE? A DAB radio Roberts ECOLOGIC4 I camletted has a faulty speaker - it sounds as if the sound is warbling up from the bottom of a river! Has anyone any experience of fixing this kind of speaker please?
Thanks : ) (10 cams)
Wanted. Computer help.
Transport: Bike Repair & Loan
Bike repair (fine tuning) I have a couple of fairly decent bikes which require fine-tuning. Mostly it's dragging brakes, and in another case it's a derailleur which is only 90% working. I would appreciate someone to come round and work thru problems with me. Expertise welcome :-) CB4 3LB (10 cams)
Cycle repair. Bike repair and possibly second hand parts.
Transport: Lifts & Deliveries
Car trip to recycling/charity shop Collect my unwanted stuff from Trumpington and take it to HWRC (Thriplow or Milton) and/or charity shop. (10 +£ cams)
Lifts I need a regular lift to Newmarket Road, near the football ground on Thursdays at about 2pm.
My appointment is at 2.30pm.
Sterling for Petrol
Lifts Requires in Cambridge Please I need a regular lift from my home in Brackyn Road, off Coleridge Road, in Thursday's to Ditton Walk which is off Newmarket Road opposite the Cambridge Football Ground.
My appointment is at 2.30pm so you would need to collect me at 2p.m. If you can help me with this please get in touch.
From time to time I also need other lifts so I would like to hear from anyone who would be able to help me. One of the places I need to go is to the Beehive Centre to take my cats to the vets at Pets At Home. This would always be a morning appointment in an attempt to sneak up on them as early in the day as possible before they have had a chance to go out and disappear into the local gardens. I
I would need help to get the cats into their carrying crates and to get them into the vets as well. During the appointment itself you are welcome to come in with us or stay in your car/go for a short wander around the shopping centre. Then we will have to get the cats back into the car and take them home. I will pay you Cams for all the time you use to make this trip with me of course.
Thank you. (10 plus sterling contribution cams)
Lifts to Cambridge station We often require a lift to/from Cambridge rail or bus station for cams and petrol money. Next lift wanted 28 Jan (11 AM) and 12 Feb (8 PM) (10 cams / hour cams)
English lessons English, advanced lessons needed, conversation, grammar, CAE preparation (10 cams)
Creative Writing Experienced feedback and guidance on your creative writing (memoir, poetry, short story, novel or stage play).
Cams needed Would anyone like to donate a few cams to my account in support of the Green Party ? My account no 48 has become rather negative as I have paid out 150 cans in the past year for Green Party Leafletting. One member has already donated very generously to support the GP!
car wanted i am car hunting so if anyone is selling a can in good condition i will pay sterling to buy it if i like the car and the price
carpet fitter i bought some new carpet and underlayer for a one bedroom bunglow if you know how to fit the carpet i can help you fit it
you can text me asap i don't have internet at home
COLLECTION OF ITEMS LEFT BEHIND AT EVENT A book 'Proof Of Heaven' & a black ladle were left behind at the May social & trading. Please collect if they belong to you
General help Wanted someone to come to Burwell to do a variety of odd jobs such as moving furniture, clearing some cupboards at ground level., sorting papers. Usual rate of 10 cams per hour.
Help to check domestic electricity consumption I have solar panels, and want to check how much energy they are saving me, how much electricity I am using, whether I can reduce, etc. (negotiable cams)
Large Rugs or Carpet/Blankets/Cushions & Therapy Table Hi I'm coordinating a wellbeing space at an eco gathering 9th - 14th August in Hertfordshire. I am looking to borrow a therapy table or chair. I would also like to make the space comfortable so am looking for some large rugs, cushions and blankets. Thanks (Negotiable cams)
Rubik's Cube Anyone would like to give away/sell/lend a Rubik's Cube?!
Sound Recording / Video / Photo help I need someone to help with recording the concerts I perform in, and / or taking publicity photos. I have audio / video recording equipment, but am looking for someone with a quality camera :-)
Ongoing requirement throughout the year
(Any suggestions for a good category to put this in welcomed!) (10C cams)