The Gumtree Blog

Spending on a budget this Christmas

Thursday 18 December 2014, by

We’ve been talking to our friends at the Money Advice Service to learn how savvy savers have managed to boost their Christmas budget this year. They say that 25% of people have pulled back on their luxury spending and a further 25% switched to own-brand supermarket ranges to make regular savings add up. Furthermore, 20% …read more

Celebrity Big Brother: Some More of Our Favourite Ads

Tuesday 9 December 2014, by

You’ll know by now that we’re sponsoring Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 5. And we’re delighted to see that you guys are getting in the spirit, We’ve now had over 40,000 items offered for the Big Brother house, and the list keeps growing! Below are some more gems for Big Brother to consider buying from Gumtree . And …read more

A Guide to Board Games Available on Gumtree

Monday 8 December 2014, by

It’s Christmas! Time to battle your grandparents for prime Mayfair real estate… It’s easy to overlook the time-honored charms of a good board game these days. Sure, the multimedia phantasmagoria of cutting edge video game technology might sometimes cast the scuffed old Trivial Pursuit box at the back of the cupboard in a less than …read more

Make your ad stand out for Big Brother

Friday 5 December 2014, by

Starting In January, Gumtree are sponsoring Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 5. And, to kick-start the collaboration, anyone who posts an ad in our For Sale category between 3rd – 10th December has the option to sell their item to the CBB team. Whatever the item, if Big Brother likes it, it could end up in the …read more

1000s of items for Big Brother to choose from!

Thursday 4 December 2014, by

Since announcing our sponsorship of Celebrity Big Brother, Gumtree users have gone crazy for the chance to sell their stuff into the Big Brother House. In fact, we’ve seen nearly 10,000 items go onto the list in less than 2 days – a phenomenal number, and plenty to choose from for the team behind the …read more

Sell your stuff to Big Brother

Wednesday 3 December 2014, by

Starting in January, we’re sponsoring Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 5. And to kick things off in style, we’re offering you the chance to help furnish the Big Brother house using Gumtree.   From the 3rd – 9th December, whenever you post an ad in our For Sale category, you’ll be asked if you’d like …read more

Great news – we are extending the competition until the 17/12

Wednesday 3 December 2014, by

— Due to the popularity of our partnership (over 35,000 items listed already!), we have decided to extend our blogger competition as well. — Starting in January, we’ve teamed up to sponsor Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 5, and to celebrate, we’d like to launch an exclusive Big Brother competition for bloggers! For the first …read more

Gumtree’s Guide To Christmas Jobs

Friday 21 November 2014, by

Gumtree’s listings are always chock-full of job ads but job seekers will find more opportunities than ever in the lead up to Christmas How time flies. It only seems like a few weeks ago that we were preparing for autumn, and now it’s nearly Christmas! And one things for certain, Chrimbo seems to get more …read more

Gumtree’s Top Five Used Cars For Winter Driving

Monday 10 November 2014, by

You don’t have to be a regular off-roader to appreciate the benefits of a sturdy set of wheels when winter sets in. Even if your car’s a wimpy city slicker most of the time there are likely to be occasions when icy weather conditions call for a rather more grown–up machine. Our top five winter …read more

Winter Warmers – Gumtree’s guide to second-hand heaters

Monday 10 November 2014, by

It’s that time of year again. You can see your breath. You’ll soon be searching for your ice scraper. And you’ll need the heating… on. But, if the central heating isn’t doing its job, or you need to heat a spare room, the garage or your shed there are plenty of heaters to chose from …read more