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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Read these 5 tips before becoming a landlord

Thursday 13 December 2018, by

If you’re a property owner with room to spare, becoming a landlord for the first time may seem like a straightforward way to make a profit. Like any job, however, it’s not without its set of responsibilities – some protected by law – that should be taken seriously. In order to follow the rules and …read more

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Announcing our partnership with the British Heart Foundation

Wednesday 5 December 2018, by

We are thrilled to be partnering with The British Heart Foundation (BHF), the largest charity retailer in the UK. As of today, you will be able to find items listed by the charity on the Gumtree website, and what’s more, all money from sales will raise funds for crucial life saving research into heart diseases, stroke, vascular …read more

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Win £1,000 to spend on Gumtree this Christmas!

Tuesday 4 December 2018, by

Christmas is a wonderful, yet often busy, time of the year. This Christmas, to help you get through the festive chaos, we’ve partnered with Magic and Kiss FM to give you the chance to win £1,000 to spend on Gumtree! If you’re looking for some extra chairs to put around the Christmas table at dinner …read more

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BLACK FRIDAY BLUNDERS: BRITS WASTE £3.9BN ON POINTLESS PURCHASES

Thursday 15 November 2018, by

Gumtree research highlights the unnecessary purchases people make on shopping discount days, encouraging people to think before they shop   61% of shoppers feel pressured to buy something on Black Friday, up from 23% in 2017 33% of people admit to buying something they already have, just because it’s cheap Top 10 ‘Black Friday regrets’ …read more

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