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


Reed’s Success Story

Tuesday 21 October 2014, by

This week we met Reed, a photographer from London who picked up the camera of her dreams on Gumtree. As a student on a budget, she knew what sort of equipment she wanted, but couldn’t afford to buy brand new. But when she saw a  quality second-hand model for sale in her local area, she …read more


Shelley’s success story

Wednesday 15 October 2014, by

This week we met Shelley from Cardiff, a new mum who recently found success on Gumtree. She needed a buggy that could handle the tricky terrain of the gorgeous beach, where she and her husband loved to walk the dog. Her original buggy wasn’t up to the job, so she used her Gumtree app to search around her local area …read more


See how Alison made £1000 on Gumtree!

Tuesday 24 June 2014, by

We’ve chosen our second Gumtree success story, and this time the £100 prize goes to Alison from Brighton. She moved into a new home two years ago, and the previous owner had left behind some bookcases that he no longer required. Alison did her research and realised their worth as genuine antiques. She popped a …read more


Gumtree Success Stories Winner – Alexandra’s Story

Wednesday 18 June 2014, by

We recently launched our latest Success Stories competition, where fans tell us about a great experience they’ve had on Gumtree for a chance to win £100 cash. In week one, we were flooded with great entries, and eventually chose, Alexandra from Ashford in Kent. Not only did she buy her house through Gumtree, she then …read more