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?
Legal help I need help going through my lease.
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)
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 large items I would like someone to sew a few large items for me. They are very simple shapes with only straight lines! It is a Roman blind and four large 'cushion' covers- the cushions being the main part of a wooden three-seater sofa and armchair. They are cuboid shapes, and would need some sort of fastening such as a zip or poppers.
I might be able to attempt this myself but not before Easter, so I am hoping to find someone else who would be able to do it sooner, or is perhaps a bit more confident than me. (10 cams)
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)
Jewellery mending I’ve got a chain bracelet that needs mending. Can anyone help?
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)
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)
DIY assistance various (10/hr 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)
Install a new shower I need to have a new shower installed in my council flat which means whomever does it has to be a member of the Electrical Contractors Association or the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting and a member of the Domestic Installer Scheme.
Is this you? Are you able to help me?
Happy to pay a combination of sterling and cams. (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 roofing: I need help nailing roofing felt onto my small shed - my balance is no longer good enough! (per hour 15 cams)
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)
Cat sitting for my kitten Santi (10/hr cams)
Childminding I am looking for a sitter / childminder for my son for a few hours now and then at the weekend. 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)
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
Jams and Chutneys, frozen fruit Blackberry, bramble jelly, Blackcurrent, Strawberry jam
Apple Chutney, Nellies Harvest Chutney
Apple sauce (jar) (5 cams cams)
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)
Bergenia Plants Wanted Bergenia Plants - one or two. Known also as Elephant's Ears.
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.
Garden assistance various (10/hr cams)
Garden landscaping & planning.
Gardening Is anyone available to help with maintaining my garden? General weeding and tidying. Grass cutting. Also pruning fruit bushes and trees. Even if you can only help with one of the above, please let me know!
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 After the builders have left, I need some help to put extra soil in bags to take to the tip and move a raised bed. Quite heavy work (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.
Gardening help Hiya, I always need a hand with my garden, I love and enjoy it very much but my knowledge about how to look after it is unfortunately not very good. I would love to share it with someone, it needs some pruning and sowing, but also thinking and a lot of love. Do you have some to share?
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)
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)
Willow wands We would like some willow wands we can use for weaving. We can soak dry ones. Thank you (As required cams)
woodland plants I'm looking for some woodland plants, in particular, Pulmonaria, wild primrose, dusky cranesbill (geranium phaeum), wild (or any) Columbine, alchemila mollis, ferns, or anything else you might have, or even just shade loving plants of any description! Thank you.
Compost tumbler wanted Does anyone have a compost tumbler they are not using that we could have on loan or buy? Thank you
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.
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: Books & Magazines
Quality Hardback Recipe Books Suitable as presents
email for picture
Seafood (Rick Stein)
Preserves (3 cams)
Goods: For Sale (one offs)
Childs bike wanted I'm looking for a bike for a 9 year old, quite tall for his age. We can fix it up a bit if needed. Thank you
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)
SOS! Plastic Carrier Bags! Please bring in your used carriers bags asap if you are passing. We have run out!!! (0.05 cams)
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.
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)
Somone to Visit Repair Shop Transition Cambridge I need someone to take a radio for repair on Saturday 15 February: Cambridge Repair Cafe at the Arbury Swap, Collect and Fix-Fest
11:00-14:00, Arbury Community Centre, Campkin Road CB4 2LD.
We'll be away so means picking up a radio from our Arbury-Chesterton home and taking it to Arbury. Thank you!
home videos to DVD converting Can you help me convert our family VHS videos to DVD? Before xmas please!
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)
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 !
House reparations Again, always in need of help to solve the usual problems at home. Small reparations, fixing curtains, the tap that leaks, oven cleaning, ....
Also small decoration projects as painting a room or fiting pictures,...
I am not in Cambridge but offer a room (see cams) so you could maybe spend sometime in Norfolk at the same time that you help me with my maintenance problems. It would be really terrific for me!
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)
pensions advice I need someone knowledgeable on pensions to assist in clarifying what I have and in applying.
chanting through the chakras can someone show me a technique to chant through the chakras? (10 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 (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.
horse riding My 8 year old would love to have a go at horse riding. Myself and the 10 year old would love to join in if possible. Can anyone help?
Red roller skates I put out a pair of red roller skates at the November social & trading meeting & they went but the trade wasn’t recorded. Please can whoever took them contact me.
Technical: Computer/phone help
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)
EBAY help EBAY or Gumtree help required. I would like to sell some things on EBAY/Gumtree. Is there someone out there with experience who could do this for me?
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)
iPad lead I've mislaid the charging lead for my mini iPad. Does anyone have a spare one they would sell me for Cams or £s ? (Cams neg. 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
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)
Lift to Chesterton Road noon Tues 18th FEb I need a lift from my place in Chesterton to Chesterton Road on Tuesday 18th Feb (this coming Tuesday). Also need a lift back but if only a lift there is possible that would still be useful.
I need to get there for an appointment at 12.30pm although I'm not sure how long I will be there, probably half an hour.
Please note if there was a petrol £ contribution for the lift, ontop of cams for time, I'd need to know how much before hand (and have a preference for paying additional cams instead for that if acceptable).
Lift to Mill Road area on evening of Monday 17th Feb I need a lift from my place in Chesterton to Fletchers Terrace, off Mill Road just after the railway bridge, on Monday 17th Feb (this coming Monday). Also need a lift back.
I need to get there for an interview at 7.30pm, although I'm not sure how long I will be there, maybe half an hour to an hour. I don't know if there's still roadworks in the area given where it's to.
Please note if there was a petrol £ contribution for the lift, ontop of cams for time, I'd need to know how much before hand (and have a preference for paying additional cams instead for that if acceptable).
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)
Repair cafe We need someone to collect a radio from Roseford road and take it to the Arbury Repair Café on 15 Feb. Maybe you have something to repair too?
trip to tip seeking someone who can dispose of some storage heater bricks at recycling centre. I can help load your car. (10 ph 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)
HI-fi help I have various items of old hi-fi equipment: tuner amps, radio/cassette/CD players, record decks. I need someone to look at them all and work out which combination of bits of equipment will give the best results (not necessarily very hi-fi - the stuff is old) and make sure it is all correctly connected.
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)