The Gumtree Blog

Sell your stuff to Big Brother

Wednesday 3 December 2014, by

Starting in January, we’re sponsoring Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 5. And to kick things off in style, we’re offering you the chance to help furnish the Big Brother house using Gumtree.


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Gumtree’s Guide To Christmas Jobs

Friday 21 November 2014, by

Gumtree’s listings are always chock-full of job ads but job seekers will find more opportunities than ever in the lead up to Christmas

How time flies. It only seems like a few weeks ago that we were preparing for autumn, …

Updates to our iPhone app

Friday 14 November 2014, by
This week we launched the latest version of our iPhone app. With over 5 million downloads, it’s been a big success for us, but the team are not done yet.
Our latest launch brings a fresh new homepage to the

Gumtree’s Top Five Used Cars For Winter Driving

Monday 10 November 2014, by

You don’t have to be a regular off-roader to appreciate the benefits of a sturdy set of wheels when winter sets in. Even if your car’s a wimpy city slicker most of the time there are likely to be occasions …

Winter Warmers – Gumtree’s guide to second-hand heaters

Monday 10 November 2014, by

It’s that time of year again. You can see your breath. You’ll soon be searching for your ice scraper. And you’ll need the heating… on.

But, if the central heating isn’t doing its job, or you need to heat a …

The History of the Bike

Tuesday 28 October 2014, by

Since its invention in 1817, the bike has been through a few revisions before evolving into the designs we see today. Nor has it always been the easiest or safest way to travel. Take ‘the boneshaker’ for example, which required …

Build your Halloween costume on Gumtree

Thursday 23 October 2014, by

Whether you have a fancy dress party to go to or you simply like dressing up and scaring the neighbours, Halloween is a great time to get creative. And creating your costume needn’t break the bank, because with all the …

Nightmare on Gumtree – Our pick of the best Halloween flicks

Thursday 23 October 2014, by

If your trick or treating days are behind you, and you prefer a cosy night in to wearing a blood spattered costume at a fancy dress party, then surely the best way to get into the Halloween mood is to …

A Guide to Preparing Your House for Halloween

Thursday 23 October 2014, by

Halloween is almost here and if you’re anything like us you’ll want to start getting ready as soon as possible. Which means planning costumes for the fancy dress party and turning your home into a suitably spooky setting for your …