The Gumtree Blog

The real cost of relationships today

Thursday 2 February 2017, by

By Dr Rebecca Spelman, Registered Psychologist With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s likely many people will be looking at their relationships (or relationship status), so I’ve teamed up with Gumtree to look at how relationships impact the financial and emotional wellbeing of people in Britain today. From going on first dates, to moving in together, …read more

Want to be in with a chance of winning a special prize worth £500? Tell us how you #GotItOnGumtree…

Monday 9 January 2017, by

    We believe opportunities start on Gumtree. From buying and selling old baby bits, to furnishing your new flat, finding that perfect summer job or a sleek upgrade on your old motor. We want to hear your stories. Tell us how you #GotItOnGumtree for your chance to win a prize worth £500, tailored to …read more

Sell Saturday – Get a free bump on Gumtree for your Post – Black Friday items

Saturday 26 November 2016, by

Phew – We survived yet another Black Friday! £627 million were spent again this year on purchases we will not even use, and 22% of Black Friday shoppers buy things that they later discover they already own – completely bonkers, if you ask us! Have you spent this year’s craziest consumerist holiday reflecting on how …read more

#SellSaturday Promotion

Friday 25 November 2016, by

#SellSaturday Free bump-up Campaign Terms & Conditions   What is it? Limited, a company incorporated in England with its registered office at 5 New Street Square, EC4A 3TW, London, United Kingdom (“Gumtree”), is running a promotion (the “Promotion”). Gumtree will offer all Registered Users of the website, applications or tools who comply with …read more

Anti Black Friday – join our movement against wasteful buying!

Wednesday 23 November 2016, by

Black Friday – the time of the year when hundreds of thousands of Brits go in to a shopping frenzy; frantically running around shopping centres while hunting for the best deals on brand new TVs, tablets, blenders and countless other bits and bobs. A whopping £627 million  (£133 per person) is spent in Britain alone …read more

All aboard the #UpcycleRevolution bus!

Monday 27 June 2016, by

As you all know by now, we’re pretty big on upcycling and we’ve created the #UpcycleRevolution to celebrate! Once again we’ll be celebrating our annual #NationalUpcyclingDay on June 24th – show off your upcycling skills on social, join in our all-day Twitter party or start your first ever project – whatever you’re doing, share it …read more

#UpcycleRevolution spot the bus competition

Saturday 25 June 2016, by

TERMS AND CONDITIONS #UpcycleRevolution spot the bus COMPETITION June 2016 Article 1: Promoter The company Limited, 5 New Street Square, London, United Kingdom, organises a competition named ‘#UpcycleRevolution spot the bus competition’ hereinafter referred to as “the Promotion”. Article 2: Notice of the Promotion The Promotion and the Terms and Conditions will be available …read more

The Start of Something Special

Thursday 7 January 2016, by

Notice anything different? On Thursday 7 January 2016, we revealed a major rebranding with the launch of our new logo, brand identity, tone of voice and huge improvements across our mobile and desktop site – ready to make an even better experience for you in 2016. With over 15.3million visitors every month to the site …read more

Discover How You Can #ChallengeMax

Thursday 10 December 2015, by

With the success of our #UpcycleRevolution workshops last month, we (with the help of Max McMurdo!) are continuing to spread the upcycle love. We’re giving you the chance to #ChallengeMax – tweet us your wonderful and weird items to put Max’s creativity to the test. He’ll be coming up with the best ways to upcycle …read more