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


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


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


The Best Second-Hand Buggies To Buy

Tuesday 21 October 2014, by

We saw that Which? magazine launched its guide to buying a second-hand buggy this week. And we were delighted to get a mention in their report, as we pride ourselves on being a perfect place for mums to pick up a great deal on a pram. They picked out Babystyle Oyster, Bugaboo Cameleon and Mamas & Papas Sola as some of their favourites, and a …read more


Record Breaking Property posted on Gumtree!

Friday 13 December 2013, by

Gumtree’s a great place to find a flat to rent, right? Right! But we’re also proud to be a site where you can find something a little more extravagant. Last week, a four bedroom riverside apartment in London became the most expensive property ever to be advertised on Gumtree.com. The £10.5m Southwark penthouse has views …read more


Brits recieve £2.4bn of unwanted Christmas presents

Thursday 12 January 2012, by

Brits are sitting on £2.4 billion of unwanted Christmas presents, according to new research from online classifieds website Gumtree.com.  Mothers (21 per cent of Brits rate them as the worst), aunts (16 per cent), and mother-in-laws (18 per cent) are the top three culprits for getting Christmas presents wrong. As reported by:       …read more


Gumtree.com sparks new electro rock band

Friday 26 August 2011, by

Up and coming band Junkstar are delighted with thier track Kicking K, which is available to download from this week. The electo rock outfit was started with a humble ad on Gumtree.com and and within day’s the singer and guitarist J-C Connington had received respones and formed the band. As reported by:        


Mums save bundles on Gumtree.com

Wednesday 27 July 2011, by

With the cost of having a child spiralling, and reports of spending over £9,000 in the first year alone, mums are being urged to shop smarter and head to Gumtree.com for essential items. As reported by:


Half of working Brits scared of losing their job

Thursday 21 April 2011, by

After UK figures show the highest unemployment rate since 1996, research from Gumtree.com shows that  half of working Brits (49 per cent) are worried about their current job security, and 44 per cent of us are daunted by the job hunting process. A reported by: