Gumtree get behind Get Safe Online Week

Tuesday 30 October 2012, by

Last week was Get Safe Online Week, and Gumtree were pleased to support this ongoing campaign for online safety. The theme for this year’s Week was ‘Click & Tell’. It’s a great way you can help other people to protect themselves and in the process find out more for yourself about how to stay safe …read more


Girls need a guide when it comes to buying a car

Friday 5 October 2012, by

  For many, buying a car will be the second biggest purchase after a house. Yet a new study by us into the nation’s car-purchasing habits reveals that UK adults aren’t conducting adequate research before investing in a new motor – and women in particular could be leaving themselves open to buying a blooper. Check …read more


How to report an ad on Gumtree

Wednesday 26 September 2012, by

We work around the clock to try and keep Gumtree as clean and safe as can be, but with over 2 million ads live at any one time, it can be a little tricky. You might occasionally see an ad that makes you think twice – perhaps the language doesn’t seem quite right? Maybe it …read more


Making Gumtree safe for buyers and sellers

Friday 25 May 2012, by

We want every single one of you to have a safe and successful visit to Gumtree, whether you are buying or selling, searching or advertising, and we do loads to keep you protected – including stuff you might not even know about. To give you that extra bit of confidence here are a few examples, …read more


Guest blog post with Justine Pannett, RSPCA

Monday 27 February 2012, by

A guest post from Justine Pannett, Get Puppy Smart Campaign Manager at the RSPCA talking about pedigree dogs. Don’t be fooled by a ‘pedigree’ dog What do you look for when choosing a puppy? Looks, size, breed perhaps? And how do you know that you’re getting a puppy that’s been well bred and will make …read more


Gumtree and Dogs Trust

Thursday 1 December 2011, by

Here at the welfare of our furry friends is something close to our heart.  We take all matters of animal and pet protection very seriously, so we’ve teamed up with the Dogs Trust to help support their ‘A Dog is for Life, Not Just for Christmas’ campaign. Over the next few weeks you’ll see …read more


Gumtree Pets – part 2

Friday 24 June 2011, by

Here’s the next instalment in our series of pet blogs. This week we’re looking at how to happily settle in a  new cat or dog to your home. Preparing your home for a new arrival Moving to a new home can be stressful for your new pet, so be patient and understanding and provide lots …read more


Guest blog post – Justine Pannett, RSPCA

Tuesday 10 May 2011, by

A guest post from Justine Pannett, Get Puppy Smart Campaign Manager at the RSPCA We’ve worked with for a number of years now, helping them with posting rules for the pets category, and consulting on important issues such as sharing up-to-date details about banned breeds of dogs. We recognise that many people will use …read more


Gumtree Pets

Thursday 5 May 2011, by is a local noticeboard and many people use it to find pets for sale or to find new homes for their pets. Safety in our pet section is something that Gumtree takes very seriously. We work with several welfare groups including the RSPCA and our own community to ensure our rules and monitoring systems …read more