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North London Derby Ticket Competition

Thursday 22 October 2015, by

We’re so excited about The Premier League that we’re bringing you another great chance to be there! We have six pairs of VIP tickets to the North London Derby to give away – don’t miss out on your chance to get the perfect view of the beautiful game. To WIN 2 tickets to what is …read more

How are you planning to pay for Christmas?

Tuesday 20 October 2015, by

How are you planning to pay for Christmas? Christmas is coming around again and with it the annual whack to your bank balance. Research conducted by the Money Advice Service showed that the average UK adult planned to spend £530 on Christmas last year. Factor in food, presents, decorations and drink and the costs can …read more

Fantasy Motors – The Rightback

Monday 14 September 2015, by

The season so far has already given us some big upsets and some high-scoring encounters; some big name players have yet to shine their brightest, while a few newcomers have made headlines. We’ve taken a look at some of the best motors listed on Gumtree to select our starting 11. Next up is the right …read more

Fantasy Motors – The Goalkeeper

Thursday 27 August 2015, by

Even though the season has well and truly begun, it’s not too late to pick your perfect lineup and join in with some fantasy football. So we’ve taken a look at some of the best motors listed on Gumtree to select our starting 11. And where better to build from than the back? Here are …read more

It’s another Gumtree Moment on BT Sport

Tuesday 18 August 2015, by

August is here, and that means football is back on TV! Whether you’re a die-hard fan, or a passive observer, it’s impossible to stay away from the Barclays Premier League. This season promises to be spectacular, we’ve already seen some amazing goals and unexpected results in the first weekend alone. This season is also going …read more

The Mongol Rally Boys

Thursday 23 July 2015, by

We spoke with Matthew Gourley, who taking part in the Mongol Rally with his mates. Andrew Bennett and Jordan Barr. The trio, known as ‘Car of the County Down’ will be driving over 10,000 miles from Northern Ireland to Mongolia to raise money for TinyLife, Northern Ireland’s charity for premature babies. The Mongol Rally sounds …read more

Secret Sellers of Britain

Thursday 16 July 2015, by

Here at Gumtree, we have been looking into how devious the people of Britain can be when it comes to selling their items online. From the Devilishly Devious to the Overly Honest, our results show the difference between each region of the UK, just click on your region to find your results!     If …read more

Join the #UpcycleRevolution with Gumtree

Friday 19 June 2015, by

On Tuesday night we kicked off the Gumtree #UpcycleRevolution in style at our Blogger Upcycle Challenge evening in central London. Hosted by upcycling expert and all round good guy, Max McMurdo. The evening saw our challengers descend on London from all over the country to showcase the items they’ve worked so hard to create over …read more

Upcycle Revolution with Gumtree

Tuesday 2 June 2015, by

What is upcycling? Upcycling isn’t just the practice of transforming old materials into useable objects, it’s the process of breathing a new lease of life into well used and loved items to give them a new story and personality. All this while at the same time creating something that is useful, functional and beautiful. This …read more

What are your seller secrets?

Tuesday 12 May 2015, by

We at Gumtree want to find out just how sneaky the people of Britain can be, by uncovering your ultimate seller secrets. Reveal how devious you really are, by telling us what you’d be tempted to sell on the sly and you could win one of five £20 iTunes vouchers! Perhaps it’s that unwanted birthday …read more