Get your beautiful beach body on a budget

Thursday 6 May 2010, by

If you’re dreading that moment when the sun shines and you’ve got to strip off to reveal your lady lumps or man bumps on the beach, worry not. Everything you need to be beach-ready can be found here on Gumtree.


What bloggers think of the sneak peek site

Thursday 29 April 2010, by

We had a little meet-up earlier this month for a few bloggers and Gumtree fans to meet the team and walk through a sneak peek of our new site. We’ve had some great feedback, so we thought we’d share what some of our guests thought of the event and the new site changes.


How to remember your wedding, not its price tag

Tuesday 27 April 2010, by

We’ve heard it said that your wedding should be the most memorable day of your life. With the average wedding costing a whopping £20,000, we’re pretty sure that’s why lots of people never forget their big day!

Jokes aside, we think brides and grooms on a budget could get everything they need for the wedding with a little clever trawling on Gumtree. Think of all the dosh you could save for the honeymoon.


Guest blogger: Jamie Breese tells how to convert clutter to cash

Saturday 24 April 2010, by

Last time, we had Quentin Willson in our guest blogger series tell you why he liked buying cars on Gumtree. Today, we’ve got Jamie Breese, a regular on TV for his antique, collectable and ‘declutter’ expertise, tell us how to gain control of our cupboards and make some extra cash along the way.


Turning ash to cash

Tuesday 20 April 2010, by

The eruption of Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull (can anyone pronounce that name?) has ground practically all air travel in Europe to a halt, leaving thousands stranded and unable to get home.

If you’re one of those stranded in the UK, we’ve found a few ideas on Gumtree to get you home.


Bloggers meet Gumtree

Friday 9 April 2010, by

Last night, we hosted a little meet-up with some bloggers at Gumtree HQ. It was a laidback and friendly affair over pizza, sushi, Gumtree cupcakes and special Gumtree cocktails made on the spot by a couple of bartenders.


Community champions: Introducing Emma of Mums Matters

Monday 29 March 2010, by

You might have noticed that some Gumtree forums are manned by people called community champions . It’s something we started this year to let you run a forum to help others in your community, whether it’s to do with pets, property or even in your local area. We’d like to introduce you to one of our community champions, Emma, and let her tell you how she gets discussions rolling in her Mums Matters forum.