RSPCA tips for buying a happy and healthy kitten

Tuesday 29 October 2019, by

Looking to buy a kitten online from someone in your neighbourhood? Gumtree has partnered with the RSPCA and other members of the Cat Group to create a checklist of what to look for in order to avoid irresponsible breeders. The idea of The Kitten Checklist is to ensure that you are buying from a reputable breeder and …read more

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5 things to consider before buying a used phone

Monday 16 September 2019, by

Keeping up with every new smartphone release – especially when it seems to happen monthly – is a habit that’s costly for both your wallet and the environment. Buying a second-hand phone on Gumtree is a great way to save hundreds of hard-earned pounds, with phones that are even less expensive than refurbished models from …read more

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What to consider before getting a second-hand fridge

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Thinking of getting a fridge that’s new (to you)? Buying second-hand is a great way to save money as pre-owned fridges may sometimes cost less than half the price of new appliances. Keep these key considerations top of mind so you can navigate Gumtree’s fridge category with confidence and ease.  Space Before starting your search, …read more

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4 key considerations when buying a new washer

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Looking for a new washing machine? When it comes to narrowing down your search by type, price and area, Gumtree’s a great place to start. But before you begin, keep these considerations top of mind so you can make your purchase with confidence. Drum capacity Whether you live alone or with a big family, size …read more

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Spruce up your garden this summer

Wednesday 24 July 2019, by

When the sun’s out, there is nothing better than having a good chill out in your garden. Whether it’s a BBQ with your neighbours or a spot of Sunday gardening that you fancy – Gumtree’s got the kit you need, for a fraction of the price. The best part is, you needn’t look any further …read more

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Celebrating Gumtree’s local community winners

Monday 8 April 2019, by

Here at Gumtree, we like nothing better than neighbours clubbing together to make their community a better place for all. That’s why we teamed up with Heart FM to give local groups and clubs the chance to win cash for their community. We’re proud to announce that 25 deserving community groups have now received their …read more

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How much do you have in common with your neighbours?

Friday 22 March 2019, by

Over 80% of people recently said their community was a place where neighbours from different backgrounds get on well together. What’s more, the Gov UK survey found that 73% have a chat with their neighbours at least once a month. Sometimes it can feel like our hectic modern lives get in the way of community …read more

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The Neighbourhood’s Good

Wednesday 16 January 2019, by

When was the last time you really interacted with your neighbours? In the increasingly fast-paced, disillusioned and atomised world we live in – community spirit is dwindling. We live metres apart from people, yet we feel worlds away. Everyday transactions are becoming increasingly impersonal, and the notion of shopping locally is dying out. Here at …read more

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